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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 5 2 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 19 25 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 19.39% 31.65% 8.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.11% 32.05% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 3
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
90 78 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 91.84% 98.73% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 87 71 30
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Walsall

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Walsall region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Walsall

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 10 (38.46%) Finance
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Use Case
2 9 (34.62%) Scrum
3 8 (30.77%) ISEB
3 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (30.77%) Business Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (15.38%) ERP
4 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.54%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) SAP
5 3 (11.54%) Six Sigma
5 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) Degree
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 2 (7.69%) System Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) HND
7 1 (3.85%) OO

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Scrum
2 9 (34.62%) Use Case
3 8 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (15.38%) ERP
5 3 (11.54%) Six Sigma
5 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (11.54%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 2 (7.69%) System Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) ISEB
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) HND
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) SAP