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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
England / North West
Rank 55 56 83
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 270 240 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.54% 4.30% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.69% 4.46% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 237 219 188
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
5760 5379 6682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.76% 96.48% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4815 4511 5586
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 £24,001 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +10 189 £47,500 +7.34% 19
Cheshire -16 30 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Lancashire +2 26 £40,000 - 2
Merseyside -1 21 £40,372 +15.34% 1
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 247 (45.49%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (41.07%) Business Analysis
3 109 (20.07%) ERP
3 109 (20.07%) SDLC
4 105 (19.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 104 (19.15%) SAP
6 91 (16.76%) Finance
7 86 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
8 78 (14.36%) Translating Business Requirements
9 73 (13.44%) Degree
10 72 (13.26%) SAP ERP
10 72 (13.26%) FMCG
11 65 (11.97%) Scrum
12 64 (11.79%) Matrix Organization
13 55 (10.13%) User Acceptance Testing
14 51 (9.39%) Waterfall
14 51 (9.39%) User Stories
15 49 (9.02%) Project Management
16 47 (8.66%) ISEB
17 46 (8.47%) Manufacturing
18 44 (8.10%) Retail
19 41 (7.55%) Software Delivery
20 40 (7.37%) E-Commerce
21 36 (6.63%) BPMN
22 35 (6.45%) User Experience
23 34 (6.26%) Microsoft
24 33 (6.08%) Legal
24 33 (6.08%) Use Case
25 32 (5.89%) SAP SD
25 32 (5.89%) Data Modelling

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 19 (3.50%) Confluence
2 11 (2.03%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.37%) CMS
3 2 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (2.39%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.03%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.47%) MS Office
4 5 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 72 (13.26%) SAP ERP
2 32 (5.89%) SAP SD
3 28 (5.16%) SAP APO
4 16 (2.95%) SAP SCM
5 9 (1.66%) Payment Gateway
5 9 (1.66%) SAP PP
6 5 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.55%) Exstream
8 3 (0.55%) Sage 1000
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.37%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.37%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.37%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.37%) SAP QM
9 2 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
10 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.18%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.37%) SaaS
2 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.95%) Internet
2 5 (0.92%) Intranet
3 4 (0.74%) Extranet
4 3 (0.55%) FTP
4 3 (0.55%) HTTP
5 2 (0.37%) Broadband
5 2 (0.37%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (0.55%) Big Data
3 3 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (0.55%) MS Access
3 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.37%) QlikView
4 2 (0.37%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.18%) GIS
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (4.97%) JIRA
2 5 (0.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.18%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 91 (16.76%) Finance
2 46 (8.47%) Manufacturing
3 44 (8.10%) Retail
4 33 (6.08%) Legal
5 22 (4.05%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.76%) Marketing
7 14 (2.58%) Banking
8 13 (2.39%) Law
9 9 (1.66%) Military
10 7 (1.29%) Advertising
11 6 (1.10%) Games
12 5 (0.92%) Billing
13 4 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.74%) Electronics
14 2 (0.37%) Back Office
14 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.05%) .NET
2 13 (2.39%) XML
3 7 (1.29%) Web Services
4 3 (0.55%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.55%) EDI
4 3 (0.55%) EDIFACT
5 2 (0.37%) Velocity
6 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.18%) JSON
6 1 (0.18%) Mason
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (0.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 86 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (13.26%) FMCG
3 35 (6.45%) User Experience
4 23 (4.24%) iPad
5 22 (4.05%) Smart Meter
6 20 (3.68%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.58%) Mobile App
8 11 (2.03%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.47%) PMI
10 7 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.10%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.74%) Cybercrime
12 4 (0.74%) EPoS
13 3 (0.55%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.55%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.55%) TRADACOMS
14 1 (0.18%) Algorithms
14 1 (0.18%) Data Centre
14 1 (0.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.37%) Android
1 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
1 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
1 2 (0.37%) Windows
2 1 (0.18%) Linux
2 1 (0.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (45.49%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (41.07%) Business Analysis
3 109 (20.07%) ERP
3 109 (20.07%) SDLC
4 105 (19.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 78 (14.36%) Translating Business Requirements
6 65 (11.97%) Scrum
7 64 (11.79%) Matrix Organization
8 55 (10.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 51 (9.39%) User Stories
9 51 (9.39%) Waterfall
10 49 (9.02%) Project Management
11 41 (7.55%) Software Delivery
12 40 (7.37%) E-Commerce
13 36 (6.63%) BPMN
14 33 (6.08%) Use Case
15 32 (5.89%) Data Modelling
16 29 (5.34%) UML
17 28 (5.16%) Change Management
18 26 (4.79%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (5.52%) SQL
2 13 (2.39%) C#
3 11 (2.03%) C
4 8 (1.47%) Java
5 3 (0.55%) ActionScript
5 3 (0.55%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (0.37%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.37%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.37%) VB
7 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (13.44%) Degree
2 47 (8.66%) ISEB
3 16 (2.95%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.58%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.47%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.74%) IIBA
7 3 (0.55%) CCA
8 2 (0.37%) ACCA
8 2 (0.37%) CIMA
9 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.18%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.39%) QA
2 12 (2.21%) ISO 14001
2 12 (2.21%) ISO 9001
2 12 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.92%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) IFRS
4 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.18%) SLA
Vendors
1 104 (19.15%) SAP
2 34 (6.26%) Microsoft
3 15 (2.76%) JDA
4 13 (2.39%) Oracle
5 10 (1.84%) Cognizant
6 8 (1.47%) Guidewire
7 6 (1.10%) IBM
8 3 (0.55%) HP
8 3 (0.55%) Sage
8 3 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.37%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.37%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.18%) Avaloq
10 1 (0.18%) Epicor
10 1 (0.18%) Facebook
10 1 (0.18%) FNZ
10 1 (0.18%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.18%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.18%) Siebel
10 1 (0.18%) Twitter
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