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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 4 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 14 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 20.59% 2.15% 9.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.59% 2.25% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 6
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
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
68 89 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 100.00% 95.70% 98.61%
Number of salaries quoted 54 77 69
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +28.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £50,900
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (45.00%) Test Scripting
3 9 (45.00%) Time Management
3 9 (45.00%) Software Testing
3 9 (45.00%) Regression Testing
3 9 (45.00%) Workflow
3 9 (45.00%) Billing
3 9 (45.00%) Data Analysis
4 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) ISEB
6 3 (15.00%) Six Sigma
6 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (15.00%) Marketing
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.00%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (5.00%) Pega
8 1 (5.00%) System Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Degree
8 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.00%) Project Management
8 1 (5.00%) ITIL
8 1 (5.00%) HND
8 1 (5.00%) Process Management
8 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.00%) Change Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (45.00%) Billing
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (45.00%) Test Scripting
3 9 (45.00%) Time Management
3 9 (45.00%) Software Testing
3 9 (45.00%) Regression Testing
3 9 (45.00%) Workflow
3 9 (45.00%) Data Analysis
4 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Six Sigma
5 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.00%) System Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) HND
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Pega