The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 46 49 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 28 25 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.92% 3.57% 5.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.99% 3.72% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 29
Average salary £39,500 £35,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.26% -21.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Business Analyst
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
702 672 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 98.18% 95.86% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 633 584 483
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Sheffield

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 41 (48.81%) Finance
2 37 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (33.33%) Banking
4 26 (30.95%) SQL
5 25 (29.76%) Business Analysis
6 23 (27.38%) Uniface
7 21 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 21 (25.00%) Oracle
8 20 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (22.62%) SDLC
10 15 (17.86%) ERP
11 14 (16.67%) UML
12 13 (15.48%) HP
13 12 (14.29%) Waterfall
14 11 (13.10%) Retail
14 11 (13.10%) TDD
15 10 (11.90%) E-Commerce
16 9 (10.71%) RUP
16 9 (10.71%) .NET
16 9 (10.71%) COBOL
16 9 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
17 8 (9.52%) Degree
17 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
17 8 (9.52%) UNIX
17 8 (9.52%) CRM
18 7 (8.33%) Data Modelling
18 7 (8.33%) VB
18 7 (8.33%) HTML
18 7 (8.33%) PHP

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Tesseract
1 2 (2.38%) Infor CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) Informix
3 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (7.14%) PowerBuilder
2 4 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (1.19%) CA Gen
General
1 41 (48.81%) Finance
2 28 (33.33%) Banking
3 11 (13.10%) Retail
4 6 (7.14%) Retail Banking
5 5 (5.95%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.76%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.38%) Publishing
8 1 (1.19%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) .NET
2 7 (8.33%) HTML
3 6 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.38%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.19%) EPoS
4 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.52%) UNIX
2 6 (7.14%) Windows
2 6 (7.14%) Solaris
2 6 (7.14%) Linux
2 6 (7.14%) Windows XP
2 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (7.14%) SUSE
2 6 (7.14%) Debian
2 6 (7.14%) Ubuntu
2 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 6 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (29.76%) Business Analysis
3 20 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (22.62%) SDLC
5 15 (17.86%) ERP
6 14 (16.67%) UML
7 12 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 11 (13.10%) TDD
9 10 (11.90%) E-Commerce
10 9 (10.71%) RUP
10 9 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
11 8 (9.52%) CRM
12 7 (8.33%) Data Modelling
13 5 (5.95%) Project Management
14 4 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
14 4 (4.76%) Risk Management
14 4 (4.76%) Scrum
14 4 (4.76%) Software Testing
14 4 (4.76%) Business Process Improvement
15 3 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.95%) SQL
2 23 (27.38%) Uniface
3 21 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 9 (10.71%) COBOL
5 7 (8.33%) PHP
5 7 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 7 (8.33%) VB
6 6 (7.14%) Python
6 6 (7.14%) VBScript
6 6 (7.14%) Java
6 6 (7.14%) C
6 6 (7.14%) C++
7 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Degree
2 4 (4.76%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) SLA
2 3 (3.57%) QA
3 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 21 (25.00%) Oracle
2 13 (15.48%) HP
3 6 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.14%) Northgate
4 4 (4.76%) Tieto
4 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.38%) Sage
5 2 (2.38%) SAP