The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional 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 Functional Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Analyst
Rank 226 254 245
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Analyst 5 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.090% 0.057% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.059% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Average salary £47,500 £42,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.75%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
Functional 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% -

Functional Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Analyst in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Functional Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Functional Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Analyst across the North West region.

Functional Analyst Salary Trend in the North West

Functional 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 Functional Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 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
Lancashire - 4 - -
Manchester +19 1 £47,500 +18.01%
Functional Analyst
England

Functional Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Functional 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 Functional Analyst in their job title.

1 16 (51.61%) SAP
2 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
3 14 (45.16%) Java
3 14 (45.16%) ERP
3 14 (45.16%) User Experience
4 11 (35.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (35.48%) Performance Testing
4 11 (35.48%) Test Scripting
4 11 (35.48%) Functional Testing
4 11 (35.48%) SQL
4 11 (35.48%) .NET
4 11 (35.48%) Validation
5 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (32.26%) CMS
5 10 (32.26%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (32.26%) ISEB
5 10 (32.26%) HP UFT
5 10 (32.26%) SAP HR
5 10 (32.26%) ETL
5 10 (32.26%) XML
5 10 (32.26%) Windows
5 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
5 10 (32.26%) MSTest
5 10 (32.26%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (32.26%) Translating Business Requirements
5 10 (32.26%) Defect Management
5 10 (32.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (32.26%) Business Analysis
5 10 (32.26%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Functional 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 Functional Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (32.26%) BizTalk Server
1 10 (32.26%) CMS
2 4 (12.90%) SAP EP
2 4 (12.90%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (32.26%) SAP HR
2 4 (12.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (12.90%) Cognos Controller
2 4 (12.90%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (6.45%) SAP MM
3 2 (6.45%) SAP PP
3 2 (6.45%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (12.90%) OLAP
3 4 (12.90%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (32.26%) HP UFT
2 10 (32.26%) MSTest
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) .NET
2 10 (32.26%) XML
3 4 (12.90%) CSS
3 4 (12.90%) HTML
3 4 (12.90%) SAP Fiori
3 4 (12.90%) SAPUI5
3 4 (12.90%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (6.45%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) ERP
2 11 (35.48%) Functional Testing
2 11 (35.48%) Performance Testing
2 11 (35.48%) Test Scripting
2 11 (35.48%) Validation
3 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (32.26%) Business Analysis
3 10 (32.26%) Defect Management
3 10 (32.26%) ETL
3 10 (32.26%) Software Testing
3 10 (32.26%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.90%) SDLC
4 4 (12.90%) Web Development
5 1 (3.23%) Automation Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) Java
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) ABAP
3 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) BPSS Clearance
1 10 (32.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) SAP
2 4 (12.90%) Cognos
2 4 (12.90%) IBM