The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Salford 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 7 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 15 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 20.55% 1.33% 8.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.43% 1.33% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +2.38%
Business Analyst
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Salford 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
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
70 75 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 95.89% 100.00% 98.59%
Number of salaries quoted 64 70 31
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Salford

Business Analyst
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 10 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (66.67%) VBA
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) QlikView
3 6 (40.00%) Business Objects
3 6 (40.00%) MS Access
3 6 (40.00%) Cognos
3 6 (40.00%) SAS
4 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
5 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics
6 3 (20.00%) Analytics
6 3 (20.00%) Data Management
6 3 (20.00%) NHS
6 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.67%) CRM

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
1 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (40.00%) QlikView
2 6 (40.00%) MS Access
General
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (20.00%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) VBA
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Business Objects
1 6 (40.00%) Cognos
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft