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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 15 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 5 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 7.14% 11.48% 4.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.25% 12.07% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 2
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £31,500 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £37,500 £39,750
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
69 58 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 98.57% 95.08% 93.88%
Number of salaries quoted 56 52 39
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,000 £40,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 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 18 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 12 (44.44%) ISEB
3 11 (40.74%) Business Analysis
4 9 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (25.93%) Billing
6 6 (22.22%) Six Sigma
6 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (22.22%) Lean Six Sigma
6 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Marketing
7 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
7 4 (14.81%) Time Management
7 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
7 4 (14.81%) Workflow
7 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Scrum
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle
8 3 (11.11%) SAP
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Use Case
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (7.41%) Degree
9 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS R12

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Billing
3 4 (14.81%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (40.74%) Business Analysis
3 9 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (22.22%) Six Sigma
4 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (22.22%) Lean Six Sigma
4 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.81%) Time Management
5 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) Workflow
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
6 3 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Use Case
7 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
7 2 (7.41%) System Testing
7 2 (7.41%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) ISEB
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) HND
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle
1 3 (11.11%) SAP