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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 71 67 78
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 231 267 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.79% 3.99% 3.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.89% 4.12% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 197 236 218
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,775 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +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
5934 6480 7095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.34% 96.93% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4973 5374 5719
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 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -10 140 £45,000 +5.88% 26
Cheshire +12 39 £37,500 -9.63% 9
Merseyside -1 22 £34,000 -24.44% 1
Lancashire +4 16 £40,000 -8.57% 5
Cumbria - 6 £55,000 - 2
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 207 (44.90%) Business Analysis
2 192 (41.65%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (31.67%) Finance
4 108 (23.43%) Project Management
5 94 (20.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 88 (19.09%) Analytical Skills
7 69 (14.97%) SDLC
8 66 (14.32%) Retail
9 60 (13.02%) ISEB
10 56 (12.15%) Change Management
10 56 (12.15%) Degree
11 54 (11.71%) UML
12 53 (11.50%) ERP
13 52 (11.28%) Translating Business Requirements
14 51 (11.06%) SAP
15 48 (10.41%) SQL
16 43 (9.33%) E-Commerce
17 42 (9.11%) FMCG
18 38 (8.24%) Waterfall
18 38 (8.24%) Matrix Organization
19 36 (7.81%) Microsoft
19 36 (7.81%) BPMN
20 34 (7.38%) SAP ERP
21 32 (6.94%) Scrum
22 31 (6.72%) GAP Analysis
22 31 (6.72%) SAP BW
22 31 (6.72%) Data Modelling
23 28 (6.07%) MS Office
24 26 (5.64%) Banking
25 25 (5.42%) User Acceptance Testing

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 15 (3.25%) Confluence
2 1 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.22%) SAS
2 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (6.07%) MS Office
2 17 (3.69%) MS Excel
3 16 (3.47%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.52%) MS Project
5 6 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.22%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.22%) Stata
Business Applications
1 34 (7.38%) SAP ERP
2 6 (1.30%) SAP CO
2 6 (1.30%) SAP FI
2 6 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.87%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.65%) OpenText MBPM
5 3 (0.65%) SAP APO
5 3 (0.65%) SAP SD
5 3 (0.65%) Sonata
6 2 (0.43%) Exstream
6 2 (0.43%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (0.43%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.22%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.22%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.22%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.52%) Intranet
2 6 (1.30%) Extranet
2 6 (1.30%) Internet
3 1 (0.22%) Broadband
3 1 (0.22%) HTTP
3 1 (0.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.72%) SAP BW
2 6 (1.30%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.43%) QlikView
4 2 (0.43%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.22%) Big Data
5 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.22%) MySQL
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.22%) Power BI
5 1 (0.22%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 19 (4.12%) JIRA
2 14 (3.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.22%) LSMW
3 1 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 146 (31.67%) Finance
2 66 (14.32%) Retail
3 26 (5.64%) Banking
4 18 (3.90%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.95%) Legal
7 8 (1.74%) Marketing
8 7 (1.52%) Advertising
9 5 (1.08%) Billing
9 5 (1.08%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.43%) Back Office
11 2 (0.43%) Front Office
11 2 (0.43%) Law
11 2 (0.43%) Local Government
12 1 (0.22%) French Language
12 1 (0.22%) Games
12 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.25%) .NET
2 8 (1.74%) XML
3 6 (1.30%) J2EE
4 2 (0.43%) Java EE
5 1 (0.22%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.22%) EDI
5 1 (0.22%) Mason
5 1 (0.22%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (0.22%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 88 (19.09%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (9.11%) FMCG
3 16 (3.47%) iPad
4 15 (3.25%) Mobile App
5 14 (3.04%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.60%) Visualisation
7 9 (1.95%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.30%) Smart Meter
9 5 (1.08%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.87%) NHS
10 4 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.65%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.65%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.43%) Data Conversion
12 2 (0.43%) User Experience
13 1 (0.22%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.22%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.22%) PlayStation
13 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
1 207 (44.90%) Business Analysis
2 192 (41.65%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (23.43%) Project Management
4 94 (20.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 69 (14.97%) SDLC
6 56 (12.15%) Change Management
7 54 (11.71%) UML
8 53 (11.50%) ERP
9 52 (11.28%) Translating Business Requirements
10 43 (9.33%) E-Commerce
11 38 (8.24%) Matrix Organization
11 38 (8.24%) Waterfall
12 36 (7.81%) BPMN
13 32 (6.94%) Scrum
14 31 (6.72%) Data Modelling
14 31 (6.72%) GAP Analysis
15 25 (5.42%) Software Delivery
15 25 (5.42%) User Acceptance Testing
16 24 (5.21%) Process Improvement
16 24 (5.21%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (10.41%) SQL
2 10 (2.17%) Java
3 4 (0.87%) ABAP
3 4 (0.87%) C
4 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.22%) C#
5 1 (0.22%) C++
5 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.22%) Python
5 1 (0.22%) R
5 1 (0.22%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (13.02%) ISEB
2 56 (12.15%) Degree
3 6 (1.30%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.30%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.65%) IIBA
5 3 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.22%) ACCA
6 1 (0.22%) CIMA
6 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.22%) MBA
6 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.08%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.87%) QA
3 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.65%) ISO27002
4 2 (0.43%) SEPA
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 51 (11.06%) SAP
2 36 (7.81%) Microsoft
3 8 (1.74%) HP
4 7 (1.52%) Cognizant
4 7 (1.52%) Oracle
5 4 (0.87%) IBM
6 3 (0.65%) Avaloq
6 3 (0.65%) CheckPoint
6 3 (0.65%) FNZ
6 3 (0.65%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.43%) Northgate
7 2 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.43%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe
8 1 (0.22%) Epicor
8 1 (0.22%) Google
8 1 (0.22%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.22%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.22%) Sage
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