The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 52 59 69
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 312 286 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.74% 3.84% 3.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.96% 4.04% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 271 252 210
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Business Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6289 7071 6638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.59% 94.87% 94.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5220 5737 5708
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the North West region.

Business Analyst Salary Trend in the North West

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in the North West

Business Analyst
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +10 206 £42,000 +12.00% 38
Cheshire -1 65 £40,000 +2.56% 13
Lancashire +20 20 £42,500 +1.79% 11
Merseyside +12 15 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 284 (43.83%) Business Analysis
2 214 (33.02%) Finance
3 170 (26.23%) Analytical Skills
4 156 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (17.59%) Project Management
6 109 (16.82%) UML
7 105 (16.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 90 (13.89%) Degree
9 77 (11.88%) SDLC
10 74 (11.42%) ISEB
10 74 (11.42%) Systems Analysis
11 70 (10.80%) SQL
12 65 (10.03%) Microsoft
12 65 (10.03%) Use Case
13 61 (9.41%) Data Analysis
14 57 (8.80%) Banking
14 57 (8.80%) Retail
14 57 (8.80%) SAP
15 56 (8.64%) PRINCE2
16 51 (7.87%) User Acceptance Testing
17 48 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
18 47 (7.25%) CRM
19 45 (6.94%) Scrum
19 45 (6.94%) BPMN
20 43 (6.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 43 (6.64%) E-Commerce
21 42 (6.48%) SQL Server
21 42 (6.48%) Change Management
22 40 (6.17%) ERP
22 40 (6.17%) Business Transformation

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.08%) Confluence
3 5 (0.77%) Documentum
4 2 (0.31%) SAS
5 1 (0.15%) CMS
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.15%) Lync
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle UPK
5 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.24%) MS Office
3 20 (3.09%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.85%) MS Project
5 9 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) FastStats
6 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (3.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.23%) Dynamics GP
2 8 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (1.23%) SAP PP
3 7 (1.08%) SAP MM
3 7 (1.08%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (0.93%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.77%) Agresso
5 5 (0.77%) SAP Business One
6 4 (0.62%) SAP SCM
6 4 (0.62%) SAP QM
7 3 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.46%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.46%) Line 500
7 3 (0.46%) Sage CRM
8 2 (0.31%) Sage ERP X3
8 2 (0.31%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.31%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.15%) SaaS
1 1 (0.15%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.24%) Internet
2 8 (1.23%) HTTP
3 6 (0.93%) HTTPS
3 6 (0.93%) FTP
4 5 (0.77%) Wireless
5 3 (0.46%) Network Security
5 3 (0.46%) CTI
6 1 (0.15%) Intranet
6 1 (0.15%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (6.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 42 (6.48%) SQL Server
3 25 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (1.23%) QlikView
9 7 (1.08%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.93%) SAP Data Services
10 6 (0.93%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.77%) IBM InfoSphere
12 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.31%) Big Data
13 2 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.31%) DTS
14 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (1.39%) Visual Studio
1 9 (1.39%) JIRA
2 7 (1.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 6 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (0.93%) LSMW
3 6 (0.93%) Subversion
4 2 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.15%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
General
1 214 (33.02%) Finance
2 57 (8.80%) Banking
2 57 (8.80%) Retail
3 38 (5.86%) Telecoms
4 30 (4.63%) Manufacturing
5 18 (2.78%) Marketing
6 12 (1.85%) Retail Banking
6 12 (1.85%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.08%) Back Office
7 7 (1.08%) Advertising
7 7 (1.08%) General Ledger
8 5 (0.77%) Billing
8 5 (0.77%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.62%) Legal
10 3 (0.46%) German Language
10 3 (0.46%) Law
11 2 (0.31%) Publishing
11 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.15%) Games
12 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.32%) .NET
2 19 (2.93%) XML
2 19 (2.93%) EDI
3 7 (1.08%) HTML
3 7 (1.08%) Web Services
4 6 (0.93%) EDIFACT
4 6 (0.93%) XML Schema
5 5 (0.77%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.77%) CSS
5 5 (0.77%) SOAP
5 5 (0.77%) BAPI
5 5 (0.77%) .NET Framework
5 5 (0.77%) JSON
5 5 (0.77%) WCF
5 5 (0.77%) WPF
6 4 (0.62%) REST
7 2 (0.31%) SAP Smart Forms
7 2 (0.31%) MDX
8 1 (0.15%) Velocity
8 1 (0.15%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 170 (26.23%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 11 (1.70%) FMCG
4 10 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.39%) Visualisation
6 6 (0.93%) TRADACOMS
6 6 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 5 (0.77%) Hedge funds
7 5 (0.77%) User Experience
7 5 (0.77%) Data Structures
7 5 (0.77%) Telematics
7 5 (0.77%) Derivative
8 3 (0.46%) IVR
8 3 (0.46%) EFT
8 3 (0.46%) NHS
8 3 (0.46%) Data Conversion
8 3 (0.46%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.31%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.15%) Social Media
10 1 (0.15%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.15%) Android
1 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (43.83%) Business Analysis
2 156 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (17.59%) Project Management
4 109 (16.82%) UML
5 105 (16.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 77 (11.88%) SDLC
7 74 (11.42%) Systems Analysis
8 65 (10.03%) Use Case
9 61 (9.41%) Data Analysis
10 56 (8.64%) PRINCE2
11 51 (7.87%) User Acceptance Testing
12 48 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
13 47 (7.25%) CRM
14 45 (6.94%) Scrum
14 45 (6.94%) BPMN
15 43 (6.64%) E-Commerce
16 42 (6.48%) Change Management
17 40 (6.17%) ERP
17 40 (6.17%) Business Transformation
18 39 (6.02%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 70 (10.80%) SQL
2 37 (5.71%) Java
3 17 (2.62%) C#
4 15 (2.31%) T-SQL
5 11 (1.70%) ABAP
6 7 (1.08%) PHP
7 6 (0.93%) JavaScript
7 6 (0.93%) VBA
8 5 (0.77%) C
8 5 (0.77%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.46%) C++
10 2 (0.31%) SAPscript
11 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.15%) RPG
Qualifications
1 90 (13.89%) Degree
2 74 (11.42%) ISEB
3 16 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
5 8 (1.23%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.93%) IIBA
7 4 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.62%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.46%) SAP Certification
9 2 (0.31%) PMP
9 2 (0.31%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.31%) CIMA
9 2 (0.31%) CBAP
10 1 (0.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.15%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) MBA
10 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.71%) QA
2 14 (2.16%) ISO 9001
2 14 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 65 (10.03%) Microsoft
2 57 (8.80%) SAP
3 22 (3.40%) Oracle
4 14 (2.16%) Sage
5 11 (1.70%) JD Edwards
6 9 (1.39%) IBM
6 9 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (1.39%) JDA
7 7 (1.08%) Epicor
7 7 (1.08%) Capita
8 6 (0.93%) webMethods
9 5 (0.77%) Teradata
9 5 (0.77%) Embarcadero
9 5 (0.77%) Siebel
10 3 (0.46%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (0.46%) Cognos
10 3 (0.46%) Avaya
10 3 (0.46%) Genesys
10 3 (0.46%) Infor
10 3 (0.46%) Tableau
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