The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Preston region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 23 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.24% 2.99% 4.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 3.05% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 5
Average salary £38,500 £75,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.66% +114.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £36,600 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £75,000 £36,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Job Titles Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
122 131 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 91.04% 97.76% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 98 113 93
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Business Analyst
Lancashire

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Preston

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Preston region that cited Business 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 Business Analyst in their job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Business Analysis
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) MS Visio
3 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (54.55%) User Stories
4 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
4 5 (45.45%) UML
4 5 (45.45%) RAD
4 5 (45.45%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) PHP
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) J2EE
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) SWIFT
6 1 (9.09%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
6 1 (9.09%) Workflow
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Preston region that cited Business 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 Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) J2EE
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) FIXML
2 1 (9.09%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) SWIFT
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Business Analysis
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (54.55%) User Stories
3 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
3 5 (45.45%) UML
3 5 (45.45%) RAD
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
5 1 (9.09%) Use Case
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Citrix
1 1 (9.09%) Epicor