The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 63 69 89
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 271 271 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.78% 3.68% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.96% 3.86% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 242 206 177
Average salary £38,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,125 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6836 7022 6862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.28% 95.29% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5539 5894 6073
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Business Analyst
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +25 148 £39,500 -1.25% 20
Cheshire -16 64 £37,500 -2.59% 7
Lancashire +18 34 £37,500 -9.63% 9
Merseyside -16 22 £40,000 - 8
Cumbria - 3 £32,500 -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 220 (44.62%) Business Analysis
2 185 (37.53%) Finance
3 110 (22.31%) Project Management
4 107 (21.70%) UML
5 95 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
6 77 (15.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 71 (14.40%) SQL
8 60 (12.17%) Microsoft
9 59 (11.97%) Systems Analysis
10 57 (11.56%) ISEB
11 55 (11.16%) Scrum
12 53 (10.75%) Degree
13 52 (10.55%) PRINCE2
14 49 (9.94%) Data Modelling
15 38 (7.71%) User Acceptance Testing
15 38 (7.71%) E-Commerce
15 38 (7.71%) Business Intelligence
16 37 (7.51%) SQL Server
16 37 (7.51%) Management Information System
16 37 (7.51%) Use Case
17 35 (7.10%) Banking
18 33 (6.69%) .NET
18 33 (6.69%) User Stories
19 32 (6.49%) Change Management
20 30 (6.09%) MS Visio
20 30 (6.09%) MS Excel
21 28 (5.68%) BPMN
22 27 (5.48%) Retail
23 26 (5.27%) MS Office
23 26 (5.27%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 7 (1.42%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.81%) ArcGIS
3 3 (0.61%) SAS
4 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (6.09%) MS Excel
1 30 (6.09%) MS Visio
2 26 (5.27%) MS Office
3 7 (1.42%) SPSS
4 5 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.01%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.03%) SAP FI
2 10 (2.03%) SAP HR
2 10 (2.03%) SAP FI/CO
2 10 (2.03%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.61%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.61%) SAP WM
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.41%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.41%) SAP LE
6 1 (0.20%) Magento
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.61%) SaaS
2 1 (0.20%) LucidChart
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.61%) LAN
1 3 (0.61%) WAN
2 2 (0.41%) Intranet
3 1 (0.20%) Internet
3 1 (0.20%) FTP
3 1 (0.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.51%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (3.65%) Crystal Reports
5 17 (3.45%) QlikView
6 12 (2.43%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.22%) MS Access
10 4 (0.81%) MySQL
11 3 (0.61%) Essbase
11 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.41%) Big Data
13 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.20%) Cognos Impromptu
13 1 (0.20%) OLAP
13 1 (0.20%) OLTP
13 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (1.22%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.81%) JIRA
2 4 (0.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 185 (37.53%) Finance
2 35 (7.10%) Banking
3 27 (5.48%) Retail
4 13 (2.64%) Legal
5 12 (2.43%) Automotive
6 11 (2.23%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.62%) Back Office
9 7 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.42%) Marketing
10 6 (1.22%) French Language
10 6 (1.22%) German Language
10 6 (1.22%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.22%) Law
11 3 (0.61%) Local Government
11 3 (0.61%) Billing
12 2 (0.41%) Electronics
13 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.20%) Advertising
13 1 (0.20%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.69%) .NET
2 17 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 15 (3.04%) XML
4 11 (2.23%) Web Services
5 7 (1.42%) J2EE
6 6 (1.22%) CSS
6 6 (1.22%) HTML
7 5 (1.01%) EDI
8 2 (0.41%) MDX
9 1 (0.20%) FIXML
9 1 (0.20%) FpML
9 1 (0.20%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.51%) Management Information System
2 18 (3.65%) NHS
3 8 (1.62%) GIS
4 6 (1.22%) Visualisation
5 5 (1.01%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.01%) BBC
6 4 (0.81%) FMCG
7 3 (0.61%) Open Source
7 3 (0.61%) APACS
7 3 (0.61%) PMI
7 3 (0.61%) EMV
7 3 (0.61%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.61%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.41%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.41%) Statistics
8 2 (0.41%) IVR
8 2 (0.41%) Economics
9 1 (0.20%) Derivative
9 1 (0.20%) EPoS
9 1 (0.20%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.20%) UNIX
1 1 (0.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (44.62%) Business Analysis
2 110 (22.31%) Project Management
3 107 (21.70%) UML
4 95 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (15.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 59 (11.97%) Systems Analysis
7 55 (11.16%) Scrum
8 52 (10.55%) PRINCE2
9 49 (9.94%) Data Modelling
10 38 (7.71%) E-Commerce
10 38 (7.71%) Business Intelligence
10 38 (7.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 37 (7.51%) Use Case
12 33 (6.69%) User Stories
13 32 (6.49%) Change Management
14 28 (5.68%) BPMN
15 26 (5.27%) Waterfall
16 25 (5.07%) CRM
16 25 (5.07%) Requirements Analysis
17 21 (4.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 71 (14.40%) SQL
2 21 (4.26%) Java
3 19 (3.85%) PHP
4 18 (3.65%) C#
5 10 (2.03%) T-SQL
5 10 (2.03%) ABAP
6 6 (1.22%) VBA
7 5 (1.01%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.20%) C
8 1 (0.20%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.20%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 57 (11.56%) ISEB
2 53 (10.75%) Degree
3 4 (0.81%) CBAP
4 3 (0.61%) NVQ Level 4
4 3 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (0.61%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.41%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.41%) HND
6 1 (0.20%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.22%) MiFID
1 6 (1.22%) EMIR
1 6 (1.22%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (1.01%) QA
3 3 (0.61%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (12.17%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.26%) SAP
3 14 (2.84%) Business Objects
4 8 (1.62%) Oracle
5 6 (1.22%) IBM
6 5 (1.01%) Siebel
7 4 (0.81%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.61%) hybris
8 3 (0.61%) Hyperion
8 3 (0.61%) Mapinfo
8 3 (0.61%) ATG
9 2 (0.41%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.41%) HP
9 2 (0.41%) Tableau
9 2 (0.41%) Facebook
9 2 (0.41%) Twitter
10 1 (0.20%) Citrix
10 1 (0.20%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.20%) Cognos
10 1 (0.20%) Pegasus
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum (1 year fixed term contract)
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum (1 year fixed term contract)
Posted: 22 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hyde, Cheshire
networx
Salary: Salary £Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Isle of Man
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Isle of Man
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + certifications, pension, bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
LSG
Posted: 6 days ago
Nelson, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35,000 + benefits incl car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Hudson - London
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits and additional training
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £36,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + laptop, company phone,
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago