The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 3 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 18 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 26.47% 15.91% 33.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.27% 17.07% 35.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 18
Average salary £40,250 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.20% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £43,550 £42,650
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 Walsall 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
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
66 82 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 97.06% 93.18% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 57 78 55
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £43,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Walsall

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 19 (54.29%) Business Analysis
1 19 (54.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 14 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (28.57%) SDLC
4 9 (25.71%) Project Management
5 8 (22.86%) Process Architecture
6 7 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (17.14%) Billing
7 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Change Management
7 6 (17.14%) Regression Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
8 5 (14.29%) Time Management
8 5 (14.29%) Business Transformation
8 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
8 5 (14.29%) Workflow
9 4 (11.43%) Process Management
10 3 (8.57%) ISEB
10 3 (8.57%) Software Delivery
10 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (5.71%) Customer Engagement
11 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (5.71%) Six Sigma
11 2 (5.71%) ERP
11 2 (5.71%) SLA
11 2 (5.71%) Lean Six Sigma
11 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (5.71%) Marketing

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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.

General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Billing
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Business Analysis
1 19 (54.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (28.57%) SDLC
4 9 (25.71%) Project Management
5 8 (22.86%) Process Architecture
6 7 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (17.14%) Change Management
7 6 (17.14%) Regression Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
8 5 (14.29%) Time Management
8 5 (14.29%) Business Transformation
8 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
8 5 (14.29%) Workflow
9 4 (11.43%) Process Management
10 3 (8.57%) Software Delivery
11 2 (5.71%) Customer Engagement
11 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Pega