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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
England / North West
Rank 57 62 89
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 280 221 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.71% 3.98% 2.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.88% 4.15% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 247 193 163
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
5741 5330 6491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.60% 95.97% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4846 4484 5544
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 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +19 188 £45,000 +4.65% 17
Cheshire -6 37 £40,250 -5.29% 11
Lancashire +4 36 £40,000 - 6
Merseyside -16 13 £40,372 +15.34% 2
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 255 (47.93%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (45.11%) Business Analysis
3 107 (20.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 97 (18.23%) SDLC
5 96 (18.05%) Finance
6 94 (17.67%) Analytical Skills
7 87 (16.35%) ERP
8 86 (16.17%) SAP
9 74 (13.91%) Degree
10 72 (13.53%) Scrum
11 70 (13.16%) Translating Business Requirements
12 59 (11.09%) FMCG
13 57 (10.71%) SAP ERP
14 55 (10.34%) Project Management
15 52 (9.77%) ISEB
15 52 (9.77%) Matrix Organization
16 50 (9.40%) Waterfall
17 48 (9.02%) User Stories
17 48 (9.02%) Retail
18 46 (8.65%) User Acceptance Testing
19 42 (7.89%) E-Commerce
20 41 (7.71%) Manufacturing
21 38 (7.14%) Change Management
21 38 (7.14%) BPMN
22 35 (6.58%) Software Delivery
22 35 (6.58%) Microsoft
23 34 (6.39%) SQL
24 32 (6.02%) User Experience
25 29 (5.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
26 28 (5.26%) UML

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 18 (3.38%) Confluence
2 6 (1.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.19%) SAS
3 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (2.44%) MS Visio
2 9 (1.69%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.50%) MS Office
3 8 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.56%) MS Project
5 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.19%) Stata
Business Applications
1 57 (10.71%) SAP ERP
2 24 (4.51%) SAP SD
3 23 (4.32%) SAP APO
4 12 (2.26%) Payment Gateway
4 12 (2.26%) SAP SCM
5 6 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.94%) SAP PP
7 4 (0.75%) Exstream
7 4 (0.75%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.75%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.56%) OpenText MBPM
8 3 (0.56%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.38%) Sage 1000
9 2 (0.38%) SAP QM
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.44%) Internet
2 6 (1.13%) Intranet
3 4 (0.75%) Extranet
4 2 (0.38%) Broadband
4 2 (0.38%) Skype
5 1 (0.19%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (0.75%) Big Data
4 3 (0.56%) QlikView
4 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.38%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.38%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.19%) GIS
6 1 (0.19%) Power BI
6 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (5.26%) JIRA
2 6 (1.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.19%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 96 (18.05%) Finance
2 48 (9.02%) Retail
3 41 (7.71%) Manufacturing
4 26 (4.89%) Legal
5 22 (4.14%) Telecoms
6 21 (3.95%) Banking
7 13 (2.44%) Marketing
8 9 (1.69%) Military
9 8 (1.50%) Advertising
9 8 (1.50%) Law
10 6 (1.13%) Corporate Banking
10 6 (1.13%) Games
11 5 (0.94%) Billing
12 4 (0.75%) Electronics
13 3 (0.56%) Back Office
13 3 (0.56%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.19%) Front Office
15 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.01%) .NET
2 13 (2.44%) XML
3 4 (0.75%) Web Services
4 3 (0.56%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.38%) Velocity
6 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.19%) JSON
6 1 (0.19%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (0.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 94 (17.67%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (11.09%) FMCG
3 32 (6.02%) User Experience
4 22 (4.14%) iPad
5 20 (3.76%) Smart Meter
6 18 (3.38%) Mobile App
7 17 (3.20%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.69%) PMI
8 9 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.50%) Visualisation
10 7 (1.32%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.13%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.75%) Cybercrime
12 4 (0.75%) EPoS
13 3 (0.56%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.56%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.56%) Telematics
14 2 (0.38%) Physics
15 1 (0.19%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.38%) Android
1 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
1 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
1 2 (0.38%) Windows
2 1 (0.19%) Linux
2 1 (0.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (47.93%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (45.11%) Business Analysis
3 107 (20.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 97 (18.23%) SDLC
5 87 (16.35%) ERP
6 72 (13.53%) Scrum
7 70 (13.16%) Translating Business Requirements
8 55 (10.34%) Project Management
9 52 (9.77%) Matrix Organization
10 50 (9.40%) Waterfall
11 48 (9.02%) User Stories
12 46 (8.65%) User Acceptance Testing
13 42 (7.89%) E-Commerce
14 38 (7.14%) BPMN
14 38 (7.14%) Change Management
15 35 (6.58%) Software Delivery
16 29 (5.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 28 (5.26%) Data Modelling
17 28 (5.26%) UML
17 28 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 34 (6.39%) SQL
2 12 (2.26%) C
3 11 (2.07%) C#
4 6 (1.13%) Java
5 2 (0.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.38%) VB
6 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.19%) Python
6 1 (0.19%) R
6 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 74 (13.91%) Degree
2 52 (9.77%) ISEB
3 18 (3.38%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.69%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.94%) IIBA
7 3 (0.56%) CCA
7 3 (0.56%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.38%) ACCA
8 2 (0.38%) CIMA
9 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.19%) MBA
9 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.19%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.07%) QA
2 10 (1.88%) ISO 14001
2 10 (1.88%) ISO 9001
2 10 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.13%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.38%) SEPA
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) SLA
Vendors
1 86 (16.17%) SAP
2 35 (6.58%) Microsoft
3 14 (2.63%) Cognizant
4 11 (2.07%) JDA
5 10 (1.88%) Oracle
6 9 (1.69%) IBM
7 8 (1.50%) Guidewire
8 5 (0.94%) HP
9 3 (0.56%) ION Trading
9 3 (0.56%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.38%) Sage
10 2 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.19%) Avaloq
11 1 (0.19%) Epicor
11 1 (0.19%) Facebook
11 1 (0.19%) FNZ
11 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.19%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.19%) Tableau
11 1 (0.19%) Twitter
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
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