The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 28 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 2 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.37% 2.58% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 3.05% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Average salary £41,750 £37,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.33% +9.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,150 £35,500 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £46,350 £39,500 £35,700
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
Business Analysis
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
119 131 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 81.51% 84.52% 72.22%
Number of salaries quoted 82 118 68
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Preston region.

Business Analysis Salary Trend in Preston

Business Analysis
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Preston region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) ERP
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (42.86%) System Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Time Management
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (14.29%) FMCG
5 1 (14.29%) Budget Control
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Preston region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Navision Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Professional Services Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ERP
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) System Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Budget Control
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) SAP