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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 55 83 92
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 237 216 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.26% 3.07% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.43% 3.18% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 217 179 142
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,600 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
5353 6787 6388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.12% 96.58% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4488 5731 5335
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,001 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 +2 126 £43,500 +14.47% 44
Cheshire +44 59 £42,500 +11.11% 12
Merseyside +11 21 £35,000 -11.39% 4
Lancashire +21 18 £40,000 - 7
Cumbria - 1 £55,000 -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 225 (50.34%) Business Analysis
2 158 (35.35%) Finance
3 140 (31.32%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (28.41%) Analytical Skills
5 119 (26.62%) SDLC
6 106 (23.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 97 (21.70%) UML
8 95 (21.25%) ISEB
9 83 (18.57%) BPMN
10 66 (14.77%) User Acceptance Testing
11 65 (14.54%) Project Management
12 60 (13.42%) Requirements Analysis
13 51 (11.41%) Degree
14 48 (10.74%) SQL
15 46 (10.29%) Change Management
15 46 (10.29%) Requirements Management
15 46 (10.29%) Waterfall
16 43 (9.62%) Systems Analysis
16 43 (9.62%) Software Delivery
17 41 (9.17%) Microsoft
18 37 (8.28%) Management Information System
19 36 (8.05%) Migration
19 36 (8.05%) Data Modelling
20 34 (7.61%) Data Management
20 34 (7.61%) Use Case
20 34 (7.61%) MS Office
21 33 (7.38%) PRINCE2
21 33 (7.38%) Data Migration
21 33 (7.38%) Logical Data Model
21 33 (7.38%) Line Management

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 29 (6.49%) Confluence
2 4 (0.89%) SAS
3 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (7.61%) MS Office
2 17 (3.80%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.57%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.57%) MS Project
4 3 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.01%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.67%) SAP CO
2 3 (0.67%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.45%) SaaS
2 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.22%) IaaS
2 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.45%) Extranet
1 2 (0.45%) Internet
1 2 (0.45%) Intranet
1 2 (0.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.01%) SAP BW
2 5 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.67%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (0.45%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.22%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.22%) GIS
5 1 (0.22%) SAS EBI
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (6.49%) JIRA
2 26 (5.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (0.89%) LSMW
4 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 158 (35.35%) Finance
2 24 (5.37%) Banking
3 22 (4.92%) Retail
4 7 (1.57%) Marketing
5 6 (1.34%) Advertising
6 5 (1.12%) Legal
6 5 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.89%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.67%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.45%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Back Office
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
10 1 (0.22%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) German Language
10 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.24%) EDI
2 8 (1.79%) .NET
3 4 (0.89%) SAP ALE
3 4 (0.89%) SAP Smart Forms
4 3 (0.67%) Mason
4 3 (0.67%) XML
5 1 (0.22%) REST
5 1 (0.22%) Velocity
5 1 (0.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 127 (28.41%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (8.28%) Management Information System
3 31 (6.94%) Visualisation
4 13 (2.91%) FMCG
5 9 (2.01%) User Experience
6 7 (1.57%) NHS
7 6 (1.34%) AS400
8 4 (0.89%) Derivative
8 4 (0.89%) Driving Licence
8 4 (0.89%) Fintech
8 4 (0.89%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.67%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.67%) iPad
9 3 (0.67%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.45%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.45%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.22%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.22%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (50.34%) Business Analysis
2 140 (31.32%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (26.62%) SDLC
4 106 (23.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 97 (21.70%) UML
6 83 (18.57%) BPMN
7 66 (14.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 65 (14.54%) Project Management
9 60 (13.42%) Requirements Analysis
10 46 (10.29%) Change Management
10 46 (10.29%) Requirements Management
10 46 (10.29%) Waterfall
11 43 (9.62%) Software Delivery
11 43 (9.62%) Systems Analysis
12 36 (8.05%) Data Modelling
12 36 (8.05%) Migration
13 34 (7.61%) Data Management
13 34 (7.61%) Use Case
14 33 (7.38%) Data Migration
14 33 (7.38%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 48 (10.74%) SQL
2 7 (1.57%) ABAP
2 7 (1.57%) RPG
3 6 (1.34%) Java
4 4 (0.89%) SAPscript
5 3 (0.67%) COBOL
6 2 (0.45%) PHP
6 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.45%) VB
7 1 (0.22%) C#
7 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.22%) Python
7 1 (0.22%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 95 (21.25%) ISEB
2 51 (11.41%) Degree
3 24 (5.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.67%) CIMA
5 2 (0.45%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) CBAP
6 1 (0.22%) IIBA
6 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.89%) QA
2 3 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.45%) SEPA
3 2 (0.45%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.22%) EMIR
4 1 (0.22%) FATCA
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (0.67%) SAP ITS
Vendors
1 41 (9.17%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.15%) SAP
3 6 (1.34%) JD Edwards
4 3 (0.67%) Cognos
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle
4 3 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.45%) Cognizant
5 2 (0.45%) Embarcadero
5 2 (0.45%) IBM
5 2 (0.45%) LexisNexis
5 2 (0.45%) Teradata
6 1 (0.22%) Infor
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Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
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Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
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Manchester
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Manchester
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Manchester
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Stockport
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