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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 20 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 20 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 7.66% 2.01% 3.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.97% 2.10% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 7
Average salary £37,750 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.52% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,500 £33,450
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £40,000
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
251 286 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 96.17% 95.65% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 223 199 204
Average salary £32,500 £41,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.73% +15.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 6 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 30 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.00%) Data Analysis
3 22 (44.00%) Finance
4 19 (38.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (34.00%) Project Management
6 15 (30.00%) PRINCE2
6 15 (30.00%) Business Analysis
6 15 (30.00%) SDLC
7 11 (22.00%) Test Scripting
8 9 (18.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (18.00%) Software Testing
8 9 (18.00%) Degree
8 9 (18.00%) Billing
8 9 (18.00%) XML
8 9 (18.00%) Regression Testing
9 8 (16.00%) Workflow
9 8 (16.00%) Time Management
10 6 (12.00%) Business Process Mapping
11 3 (6.00%) User Stories
11 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
12 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
12 2 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
13 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
13 1 (2.00%) SOA
13 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
13 1 (2.00%) PMP
13 1 (2.00%) PRINCE
13 1 (2.00%) Local Government
13 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
General
1 22 (44.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Billing
3 1 (2.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.00%) Data Analysis
3 19 (38.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (34.00%) Project Management
5 15 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 15 (30.00%) Business Analysis
5 15 (30.00%) SDLC
6 11 (22.00%) Test Scripting
7 9 (18.00%) Software Testing
7 9 (18.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (18.00%) Regression Testing
8 8 (16.00%) Time Management
8 8 (16.00%) Workflow
9 6 (12.00%) Business Process Mapping
10 3 (6.00%) User Stories
11 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
11 2 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
12 1 (2.00%) SOA
12 1 (2.00%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) PMP
Vendors
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft