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

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 68 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 227 291 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.88% 4.42% 3.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.97% 4.56% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 198 248 240
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,350 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +4.70%
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
5723 6375 6815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.75% 96.84% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4797 5193 5471
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 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £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 26 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 26 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 -11 138 £40,000 - 26
Cheshire 0 36 £38,750 -3.12% 7
Merseyside +7 25 £34,000 -15.00% 5
Lancashire -7 14 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Cumbria - 4 £55,000 - 3
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 (42.42%) Business Analysis
2 175 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (34.42%) Finance
4 110 (23.81%) Project Management
5 92 (19.91%) Analytical Skills
6 83 (17.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 74 (16.02%) SDLC
8 70 (15.15%) UML
9 60 (12.99%) Retail
10 59 (12.77%) SAP
10 59 (12.77%) Change Management
11 58 (12.55%) ISEB
12 56 (12.12%) ERP
13 54 (11.69%) Degree
14 52 (11.26%) Translating Business Requirements
15 49 (10.61%) SQL
16 48 (10.39%) FMCG
17 44 (9.52%) BPMN
18 41 (8.87%) Matrix Organization
19 40 (8.66%) E-Commerce
20 37 (8.01%) Waterfall
21 36 (7.79%) SAP BW
21 36 (7.79%) SAP ERP
22 34 (7.36%) Microsoft
23 33 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
24 31 (6.71%) MS Office
25 30 (6.49%) Data Modelling
26 29 (6.28%) PRINCE2
26 29 (6.28%) Software Delivery
27 28 (6.06%) Migration

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 (4.11%) Confluence
2 2 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (6.71%) MS Office
2 19 (4.11%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.52%) MS Project
5 6 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (7.79%) SAP ERP
2 7 (1.52%) SAP CO
2 7 (1.52%) SAP FI
2 7 (1.52%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.87%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.65%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.65%) Sonata
5 2 (0.43%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (0.43%) SAP APO
5 2 (0.43%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.43%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.22%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.52%) Extranet
1 7 (1.52%) Internet
1 7 (1.52%) Intranet
2 1 (0.22%) Broadband
2 1 (0.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (7.79%) SAP BW
2 5 (1.08%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.22%) MySQL
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.22%) QlikView
5 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.22%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 20 (4.33%) JIRA
2 17 (3.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (1.08%) LSMW
4 1 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 159 (34.42%) Finance
2 60 (12.99%) Retail
3 22 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 20 (4.33%) Banking
5 11 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.30%) Advertising
6 6 (1.30%) Legal
6 6 (1.30%) Marketing
7 5 (1.08%) Billing
8 3 (0.65%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.43%) Law
9 2 (0.43%) Local Government
10 1 (0.22%) Back Office
10 1 (0.22%) French Language
10 1 (0.22%) Front Office
10 1 (0.22%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.03%) .NET
2 6 (1.30%) J2EE
3 5 (1.08%) XML
4 4 (0.87%) EDI
4 4 (0.87%) SAP ALE
4 4 (0.87%) SAP Smart Forms
5 2 (0.43%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.43%) Java EE
6 1 (0.22%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 92 (19.91%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (10.39%) FMCG
3 19 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.46%) iPad
5 15 (3.25%) Visualisation
6 11 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.16%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.08%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.08%) Smart Meter
9 4 (0.87%) NHS
10 3 (0.65%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.43%) Data Conversion
11 2 (0.43%) User Experience
12 1 (0.22%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.22%) Economics
12 1 (0.22%) EPoS
12 1 (0.22%) iSeries
12 1 (0.22%) PlayStation
12 1 (0.22%) SWIFT
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 (42.42%) Business Analysis
2 175 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (23.81%) Project Management
4 83 (17.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 74 (16.02%) SDLC
6 70 (15.15%) UML
7 59 (12.77%) Change Management
8 56 (12.12%) ERP
9 52 (11.26%) Translating Business Requirements
10 44 (9.52%) BPMN
11 41 (8.87%) Matrix Organization
12 40 (8.66%) E-Commerce
13 37 (8.01%) Waterfall
14 33 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
15 30 (6.49%) Data Modelling
16 29 (6.28%) PRINCE2
16 29 (6.28%) Software Delivery
17 28 (6.06%) Data Migration
17 28 (6.06%) Migration
17 28 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (10.61%) SQL
2 9 (1.95%) Java
3 8 (1.73%) ABAP
4 4 (0.87%) C
4 4 (0.87%) COBOL
4 4 (0.87%) SAPscript
5 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.22%) C++
6 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (12.55%) ISEB
2 54 (11.69%) Degree
3 9 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (0.87%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.87%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.43%) CIMA
7 1 (0.22%) ACCA
7 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.22%) MBA
7 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.08%) QA
2 4 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.65%) ISO27002
4 2 (0.43%) SEPA
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 59 (12.77%) SAP
2 34 (7.36%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.30%) Oracle
4 5 (1.08%) HP
5 3 (0.65%) Avaloq
5 3 (0.65%) CheckPoint
5 3 (0.65%) FNZ
6 2 (0.43%) Adobe
6 2 (0.43%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.43%) Northgate
6 2 (0.43%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.22%) Cognos
7 1 (0.22%) Epicor
7 1 (0.22%) Google
7 1 (0.22%) Infor
7 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.22%) Sage
7 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.22%) Talend
Crewe, Cheshire
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + plus 10% bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Wenso Solutions
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester
Mint
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary To 40k DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 5 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
FT Select
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £70,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
TDA Group
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000-£55,000 (Plus Competitive Package)
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000-£70,000 (Plus Competitive Package)
Posted: 5 days ago
Cumbria
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 11 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago