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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 29 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 1 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 0.68% 2.90% 3.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 3.54% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +9.48%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
116 113 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 78.91% 81.88% 73.58%
Number of salaries quoted 74 100 69
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) ERP
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (37.50%) System Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Time Management
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) RAD
4 1 (12.50%) Java

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Navision Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Professional Services Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ERP
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) System Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) User Stories
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) RAD
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) SAP