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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 69 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 214 302 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.84% 4.69% 3.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.94% 4.85% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 190 257 248
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,760 £34,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £43,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -2.27%
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
5430 6226 6840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.52% 96.77% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4593 5068 5503
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -5 138 £40,000 - 15
Merseyside +16 26 £34,000 -9.33% 4
Cheshire -7 26 £37,000 -7.50% 2
Lancashire -19 13 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Cumbria +5 4 £55,000 - 2
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 196 (42.98%) Business Analysis
2 173 (37.94%) Finance
3 172 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (23.46%) Project Management
5 94 (20.61%) SDLC
6 92 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
7 86 (18.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 84 (18.42%) UML
9 60 (13.16%) ISEB
10 57 (12.50%) Change Management
11 54 (11.84%) SAP
11 54 (11.84%) Retail
11 54 (11.84%) Degree
12 53 (11.62%) BPMN
13 52 (11.40%) SQL
14 50 (10.96%) ERP
15 47 (10.31%) Translating Business Requirements
16 46 (10.09%) FMCG
17 42 (9.21%) E-Commerce
18 38 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
19 37 (8.11%) SAP BW
20 36 (7.89%) Matrix Organization
21 35 (7.68%) Waterfall
21 35 (7.68%) Data Migration
21 35 (7.68%) Data Modelling
21 35 (7.68%) Migration
22 33 (7.24%) Microsoft
22 33 (7.24%) PRINCE2
22 33 (7.24%) MS Office
22 33 (7.24%) SAP ERP

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 23 (5.04%) Confluence
2 3 (0.66%) SAS
3 2 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 33 (7.24%) MS Office
2 16 (3.51%) MS Excel
3 14 (3.07%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.75%) MS Project
5 6 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 33 (7.24%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.88%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.66%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.66%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.44%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.44%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.44%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.22%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.22%) Movex
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.22%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.22%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.22%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.75%) Extranet
1 8 (1.75%) Internet
1 8 (1.75%) Intranet
2 1 (0.22%) Broadband
2 1 (0.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.11%) SAP BW
2 5 (1.10%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.44%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.22%) MySQL
5 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.22%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (5.26%) JIRA
2 21 (4.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 7 (1.54%) LSMW
4 1 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 173 (37.94%) Finance
2 54 (11.84%) Retail
3 21 (4.61%) Banking
4 18 (3.95%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.32%) Marketing
7 5 (1.10%) Billing
7 5 (1.10%) Legal
8 4 (0.88%) Advertising
9 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.44%) Law
9 2 (0.44%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.22%) French Language
10 1 (0.22%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.22%) Local Government
10 1 (0.22%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.22%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.19%) .NET
2 6 (1.32%) EDI
2 6 (1.32%) SAP ALE
2 6 (1.32%) SAP Smart Forms
3 5 (1.10%) XML
4 2 (0.44%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.44%) J2EE
5 1 (0.22%) Java EE
5 1 (0.22%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 92 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (10.09%) FMCG
3 24 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.61%) Visualisation
5 16 (3.51%) iPad
6 11 (2.41%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.97%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.10%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.10%) Smart Meter
9 4 (0.88%) Driving Licence
9 4 (0.88%) User Experience
9 4 (0.88%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.66%) NHS
11 2 (0.44%) Data Conversion
12 1 (0.22%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.22%) EPoS
12 1 (0.22%) iSeries
12 1 (0.22%) PlayStation
12 1 (0.22%) Robotics
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
1 196 (42.98%) Business Analysis
2 172 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (23.46%) Project Management
4 94 (20.61%) SDLC
5 86 (18.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 84 (18.42%) UML
7 57 (12.50%) Change Management
8 53 (11.62%) BPMN
9 50 (10.96%) ERP
10 47 (10.31%) Translating Business Requirements
11 42 (9.21%) E-Commerce
12 38 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
13 36 (7.89%) Matrix Organization
14 35 (7.68%) Data Migration
14 35 (7.68%) Data Modelling
14 35 (7.68%) Migration
14 35 (7.68%) Waterfall
15 33 (7.24%) PRINCE2
15 33 (7.24%) Systems Analysis
16 31 (6.80%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 52 (11.40%) SQL
2 11 (2.41%) ABAP
3 6 (1.32%) Java
3 6 (1.32%) SAPscript
4 4 (0.88%) COBOL
5 3 (0.66%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.44%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.22%) C
7 1 (0.22%) C#
7 1 (0.22%) C++
7 1 (0.22%) Python
7 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (13.16%) ISEB
2 54 (11.84%) Degree
3 14 (3.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.44%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.44%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) CIMA
6 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.10%) QA
2 4 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.66%) ISO27002
4 2 (0.44%) SEPA
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) SAP ITS
Vendors
1 54 (11.84%) SAP
2 33 (7.24%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.10%) HP
3 5 (1.10%) Oracle
4 3 (0.66%) CheckPoint
5 2 (0.44%) Adobe
5 2 (0.44%) Cognizant
5 2 (0.44%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.44%) Northgate
5 2 (0.44%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.22%) Avaloq
6 1 (0.22%) Cognos
6 1 (0.22%) Epicor
6 1 (0.22%) FNZ
6 1 (0.22%) Google
6 1 (0.22%) Infor
6 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.22%) Sage
6 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.22%) Talend
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cumbria
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
onezeero.
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £57000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum Comprehensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
onezeero.
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Superb Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £95,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Capita plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k - £60k plus attractive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St Helens
Networx
Salary: Circa £28,000 - £31,800 (dependent on skills)
Posted: 11 days ago
North West
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 35000-45000 Per Annum Comprehensive benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago