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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 22 46 40
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 20 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 8.00% 2.05% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.40% 2.15% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 4
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -5.80%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
238 279 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 95.20% 95.22% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 222 213 215
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,265 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 July 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Solihull

Business Analyst
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (53.85%) Data Analysis
3 19 (48.72%) Finance
4 16 (41.03%) SDLC
5 15 (38.46%) PRINCE2
6 14 (35.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (28.21%) Project Management
8 10 (25.64%) Business Analysis
9 8 (20.51%) Test Scripting
10 7 (17.95%) Software Testing
10 7 (17.95%) Billing
10 7 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (17.95%) Regression Testing
10 7 (17.95%) Workflow
11 6 (15.38%) Time Management
12 5 (12.82%) Business Process Mapping
13 4 (10.26%) XML
13 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
13 4 (10.26%) Degree
14 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
15 2 (5.13%) User Stories
16 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
16 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
16 1 (2.56%) PRINCE
16 1 (2.56%) GAP Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 (10.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 19 (48.72%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (53.85%) Data Analysis
3 16 (41.03%) SDLC
4 15 (38.46%) PRINCE2
5 14 (35.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (28.21%) Project Management
7 10 (25.64%) Business Analysis
8 8 (20.51%) Test Scripting
9 7 (17.95%) Workflow
9 7 (17.95%) Software Testing
9 7 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (17.95%) Regression Testing
10 6 (15.38%) Time Management
11 5 (12.82%) Business Process Mapping
12 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
13 2 (5.13%) User Stories
14 1 (2.56%) GAP Analysis
14 1 (2.56%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree