The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 72 73 73
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 237 243 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.78% 3.59% 3.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.91% 3.72% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 202 219 225
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
6060 6537 7096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.74% 96.60% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5087 5435 5848
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 25 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -11 138 £47,500 +11.76% 22
Cheshire +17 39 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Lancashire +25 28 £40,000 - 7
Merseyside -5 15 £35,000 -27.08% 3
Cumbria - 6 £55,000 -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 202 (44.49%) Business Analysis
2 195 (42.95%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (30.18%) Finance
4 93 (20.48%) Analytical Skills
5 92 (20.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 89 (19.60%) Project Management
7 66 (14.54%) SDLC
8 61 (13.44%) Retail
9 58 (12.78%) ISEB
10 57 (12.56%) Degree
11 52 (11.45%) Change Management
12 50 (11.01%) ERP
12 50 (11.01%) Translating Business Requirements
13 49 (10.79%) Scrum
14 45 (9.91%) SAP
15 44 (9.69%) SQL
15 44 (9.69%) UML
16 41 (9.03%) E-Commerce
17 39 (8.59%) FMCG
18 38 (8.37%) Waterfall
19 35 (7.71%) Microsoft
20 34 (7.49%) BPMN
20 34 (7.49%) Matrix Organization
21 30 (6.61%) SAP ERP
22 27 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
22 27 (5.95%) Banking
23 26 (5.73%) Data Modelling
23 26 (5.73%) SAP BW
24 25 (5.51%) GAP Analysis
24 25 (5.51%) Software Delivery

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (2.86%) Confluence
2 1 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.22%) SAS
2 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (5.07%) MS Office
2 17 (3.74%) MS Visio
3 14 (3.08%) MS Excel
4 6 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.10%) MS Project
6 4 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.22%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.22%) Stata
Business Applications
1 30 (6.61%) SAP ERP
2 8 (1.76%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (1.32%) SAP CO
3 6 (1.32%) SAP FI
3 6 (1.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.88%) Exstream
5 4 (0.88%) OpenText MBPM
5 4 (0.88%) Sonata
6 3 (0.66%) SAP APO
6 3 (0.66%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.66%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.44%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (0.44%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.22%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.66%) Broadband
1 3 (0.66%) Internet
1 3 (0.66%) Intranet
2 2 (0.44%) Extranet
3 1 (0.22%) HTTP
3 1 (0.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.73%) SAP BW
2 6 (1.32%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (0.66%) QlikView
4 2 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.44%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.22%) Big Data
5 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.22%) MySQL
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.22%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 19 (4.19%) JIRA
2 11 (2.42%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.22%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 137 (30.18%) Finance
2 61 (13.44%) Retail
3 27 (5.95%) Banking
4 20 (4.41%) Manufacturing
5 14 (3.08%) Legal
6 13 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.76%) Marketing
8 7 (1.54%) Advertising
9 6 (1.32%) Billing
10 5 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
10 5 (1.10%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.88%) Back Office
12 2 (0.44%) Front Office
12 2 (0.44%) Games
12 2 (0.44%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.44%) Law
12 2 (0.44%) Local Government
13 1 (0.22%) French Language
13 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.52%) .NET
2 8 (1.76%) XML
3 6 (1.32%) J2EE
4 2 (0.44%) Java EE
5 1 (0.22%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.22%) JSON
5 1 (0.22%) Mason
5 1 (0.22%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (0.22%) SOAP
5 1 (0.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 93 (20.48%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (8.59%) FMCG
3 15 (3.30%) iPad
3 15 (3.30%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.30%) Mobile App
4 11 (2.42%) Smart Meter
5 9 (1.98%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.32%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.32%) User Experience
7 5 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.10%) NHS
7 5 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.66%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.66%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.66%) EPoS
10 2 (0.44%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.44%) PMI
11 1 (0.22%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.22%) Windows
1 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
1 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (44.49%) Business Analysis
2 195 (42.95%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (20.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 89 (19.60%) Project Management
5 66 (14.54%) SDLC
6 52 (11.45%) Change Management
7 50 (11.01%) ERP
7 50 (11.01%) Translating Business Requirements
8 49 (10.79%) Scrum
9 44 (9.69%) UML
10 41 (9.03%) E-Commerce
11 38 (8.37%) Waterfall
12 34 (7.49%) BPMN
12 34 (7.49%) Matrix Organization
13 27 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
14 26 (5.73%) Data Modelling
15 25 (5.51%) GAP Analysis
15 25 (5.51%) Software Delivery
16 24 (5.29%) Process Improvement
17 23 (5.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 44 (9.69%) SQL
2 11 (2.42%) Java
3 7 (1.54%) C
4 3 (0.66%) C#
5 2 (0.44%) ABAP
5 2 (0.44%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.22%) Python
6 1 (0.22%) R
Qualifications
1 58 (12.78%) ISEB
2 57 (12.56%) Degree
3 9 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.32%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.10%) IIBA
6 4 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.44%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.22%) ACCA
8 1 (0.22%) CIMA
8 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.22%) MBA
8 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.10%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.88%) QA
3 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.66%) ISO27002
4 2 (0.44%) SEPA
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 45 (9.91%) SAP
2 35 (7.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.20%) Cognizant
4 8 (1.76%) HP
5 6 (1.32%) Oracle
6 5 (1.10%) IBM
7 4 (0.88%) Avaloq
7 4 (0.88%) FNZ
8 3 (0.66%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.66%) Guidewire
8 3 (0.66%) ION Trading
8 3 (0.66%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.44%) Northgate
9 2 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.44%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.22%) Infor
10 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.22%) Sage
10 1 (0.22%) Tableau
10 1 (0.22%) Talend
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35k - 45k per year + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley
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Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25k - 32k per year
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Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Strong benefits & bonus available
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Plus benefits & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary To 40k DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: Unspecified DOE
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Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 25% bonus
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 5% bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Car allowance / Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Stockport
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, home working
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North West
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Salary: £450 - £600 per annum
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Salary: 50,000-60,000
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Warrington
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