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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 51 70 60
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 302 253 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.57% 3.66% 3.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.80% 3.84% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 251 220 222
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £60,000
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
6293 6581 7036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.25% 95.10% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5070 5356 5916
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 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 March 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 March 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 +14 176 £40,000 +0.62% 34
Cheshire +17 81 £40,000 - 30
Lancashire +3 25 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Merseyside +10 15 £37,500 -9.63% 4
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 255 (44.27%) Finance
2 242 (42.01%) Business Analysis
3 155 (26.91%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
5 102 (17.71%) UML
6 92 (15.97%) Project Management
7 83 (14.41%) Data Analysis
8 70 (12.15%) ISEB
9 68 (11.81%) PRINCE2
10 64 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 63 (10.94%) SQL
12 61 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
12 61 (10.59%) Systems Analysis
13 56 (9.72%) Microsoft
14 53 (9.20%) MS Visio
15 49 (8.51%) Retail
16 44 (7.64%) Degree
17 38 (6.60%) Data Modelling
17 38 (6.60%) SAP
18 37 (6.42%) SQL Server
19 36 (6.25%) Scrum
20 35 (6.08%) Change Management
20 35 (6.08%) User Acceptance Testing
21 34 (5.90%) Waterfall
21 34 (5.90%) Management Information System
22 33 (5.73%) MS Office
22 33 (5.73%) User Stories
22 33 (5.73%) Use Case
23 32 (5.56%) BPMN
23 32 (5.56%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (1.56%) SAS
2 7 (1.22%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.69%) CMS
4 3 (0.52%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.35%) Documentum
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.17%) Lync
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle UPK
6 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 53 (9.20%) MS Visio
2 33 (5.73%) MS Office
3 32 (5.56%) MS Excel
4 20 (3.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.87%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) FastStats
6 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.56%) SAP MM
1 9 (1.56%) SAP PP
1 9 (1.56%) SAP QM
2 7 (1.22%) SAP SCM
3 6 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.04%) SAP CO
3 6 (1.04%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (1.04%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.69%) Agresso
4 4 (0.69%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.52%) SAP SD
5 3 (0.52%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (0.52%) Magento
5 3 (0.52%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.35%) Movex
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.22%) SaaS
2 2 (0.35%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.91%) Internet
2 7 (1.22%) HTTP
3 3 (0.52%) CTI
3 3 (0.52%) Network Security
4 1 (0.17%) Intranet
4 1 (0.17%) Extranet
4 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (1.91%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.74%) MS Access
9 9 (1.56%) QlikView
10 4 (0.69%) SAP BW
11 3 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.35%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.35%) Cognos Query Studio
12 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 1 (0.17%) ActiveReports
13 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.17%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 5 (0.87%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.52%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.35%) JIRA
3 2 (0.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 255 (44.27%) Finance
2 49 (8.51%) Retail
3 30 (5.21%) Telecoms
4 23 (3.99%) Banking
5 20 (3.47%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.60%) Marketing
7 12 (2.08%) Billing
8 5 (0.87%) Back Office
8 5 (0.87%) German Language
9 4 (0.69%) Legal
10 3 (0.52%) Law
10 3 (0.52%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.52%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.35%) Advertising
12 1 (0.17%) Publishing
12 1 (0.17%) Games
12 1 (0.17%) Front Office
12 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.51%) .NET
2 11 (1.91%) ASP.NET
3 8 (1.39%) Web Services
4 4 (0.69%) XML
4 4 (0.69%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.52%) WinForms
6 2 (0.35%) HTML
6 2 (0.35%) EDI
7 1 (0.17%) Middleware
7 1 (0.17%) FIXML
7 1 (0.17%) FpML
7 1 (0.17%) XHTML
7 1 (0.17%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 126 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.90%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.08%) Telematics
3 12 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 8 (1.39%) FMCG
5 6 (1.04%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.04%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.04%) User Experience
6 5 (0.87%) NHS
7 4 (0.69%) IVR
8 2 (0.35%) Statistics
8 2 (0.35%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.35%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.17%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.17%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.17%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.17%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.17%) Life Science
9 1 (0.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (42.01%) Business Analysis
2 155 (26.91%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (17.71%) UML
4 92 (15.97%) Project Management
5 83 (14.41%) Data Analysis
6 68 (11.81%) PRINCE2
7 64 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 61 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
8 61 (10.59%) Systems Analysis
9 38 (6.60%) Data Modelling
10 36 (6.25%) Scrum
11 35 (6.08%) Change Management
11 35 (6.08%) User Acceptance Testing
12 34 (5.90%) Waterfall
13 33 (5.73%) User Stories
13 33 (5.73%) Use Case
14 32 (5.56%) BPMN
15 31 (5.38%) E-Commerce
16 25 (4.34%) OO
16 25 (4.34%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 63 (10.94%) SQL
2 31 (5.38%) Java
3 19 (3.30%) VBA
4 10 (1.74%) C#
5 9 (1.56%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.04%) C
7 4 (0.69%) ABAP
8 3 (0.52%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.35%) C++
10 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (12.15%) ISEB
2 44 (7.64%) Degree
3 20 (3.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (1.39%) CBAP
5 6 (1.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 4 (0.69%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.52%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.52%) PMP
7 3 (0.52%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.35%) IIBA
8 2 (0.35%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.99%) QA
2 4 (0.69%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.69%) ISO 14001
2 4 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.52%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) WAI
Systems Management
1 5 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 56 (9.72%) Microsoft
2 38 (6.60%) SAP
3 11 (1.91%) Cognos
4 9 (1.56%) Business Objects
5 5 (0.87%) Oracle
5 5 (0.87%) Avaloq
6 4 (0.69%) JD Edwards
6 4 (0.69%) Hyperion
7 3 (0.52%) Avaya
7 3 (0.52%) Genesys
8 2 (0.35%) IBM
8 2 (0.35%) Epicor
8 2 (0.35%) Pegasus
8 2 (0.35%) Teradata
8 2 (0.35%) Sage
8 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.17%) Minitab
9 1 (0.17%) Computacenter
9 1 (0.17%) Northgate
9 1 (0.17%) SunGard
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