The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull 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 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 Analyst
Rank 40 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 10 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.56% 2.99% 2.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.76% 3.10% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 3
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,026
% change year-on-year
- +6.18%
Business Analyst
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Solihull 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
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
266 290 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 94.66% 96.35% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 207 223 160
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Solihull

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Solihull

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 12 (63.16%) Business Analysis
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) Degree
4 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
5 4 (21.05%) ERP
5 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) MS Office
6 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.79%) ISEB
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) CRM
6 3 (15.79%) Product Management
7 2 (10.53%) Use Case
7 2 (10.53%) Time Management
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) Banking
7 2 (10.53%) Retail
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) MS Project
7 2 (10.53%) Process Management
7 2 (10.53%) Validation
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) XML
7 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.53%) UNIX
7 2 (10.53%) Linux
7 2 (10.53%) UML
8 1 (5.26%) XSLT

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MS Access
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) XSLT
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ADO
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Business Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
3 4 (21.05%) ERP
4 3 (15.79%) CRM
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) Product Management
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Use Case
5 2 (10.53%) Time Management
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) UML
5 2 (10.53%) Process Management
5 2 (10.53%) Validation
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Mapping
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VB
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft