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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 28 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 4 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.47% 1.74% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 2.15% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Average salary £42,750 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £35,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £35,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
142 93 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 87.65% 80.87% 68.57%
Number of salaries quoted 114 85 60
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £35,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Preston region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Business Analysis Salary Histogram in Preston

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (25.00%) System Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (25.00%) FMCG
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Budget Control
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) WCF

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Navision Developer
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Professional Services Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) FMCG
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) CRM
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) System Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) SAP