The first table below looks at the demand for Business Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 42 89 81
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -8
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 240 137 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.85% 2.74% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.17% 3.57% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 220 116 114
Average salary £42,862 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.15% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £53,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3890 3842 3367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 78.67% 76.70% 71.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3239 3221 2856
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Business Analysis Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Business Analysis Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Business Analysis
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +39 111 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Warwickshire 0 33 £40,750 +7.23% 4
Staffordshire +12 19 £35,750 -17.81% 2
Coventry +6 19 £44,000 +14.28% 1
Solihull +5 13 £37,000 -9.75% 1
Worcestershire +8 12 £32,500 +14.03% 3
Herefordshire - 6 £35,000 -
Walsall +3 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Wolverhampton -8 4 £42,624 +3.33% 1
West Bromwich - 1 £40,000 - 1
Dudley - 1 £40,000 - 1
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 180 (42.06%) Finance
2 121 (28.27%) Degree
3 110 (25.70%) Project Management
4 67 (15.65%) Banking
5 61 (14.25%) QA
6 59 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 59 (13.79%) ISEB
7 58 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (12.15%) Use Case
9 49 (11.45%) UML
10 47 (10.98%) User Acceptance Testing
11 46 (10.75%) Retail
12 42 (9.81%) PRINCE2
12 42 (9.81%) MS Office
13 41 (9.58%) Change Management
14 38 (8.88%) Data Modelling
15 36 (8.41%) SQL
15 36 (8.41%) Scrum
16 34 (7.94%) Oracle
17 32 (7.48%) Computer Science
17 32 (7.48%) Economics
18 29 (6.78%) Investment Banking
18 29 (6.78%) Data Analysis
19 28 (6.54%) Microsoft
20 25 (5.84%) MS Excel
20 25 (5.84%) Continuous Improvement
21 24 (5.61%) User Stories
21 24 (5.61%) MS Visio
22 23 (5.37%) SAP
22 23 (5.37%) CBAP

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (1.64%) SharePoint
1 7 (1.64%) IBM Notes
1 7 (1.64%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (0.93%) Documentum
3 3 (0.70%) FileNet
Applications
1 42 (9.81%) MS Office
2 25 (5.84%) MS Excel
3 24 (5.61%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.87%) SAP PP
1 8 (1.87%) SAP SD
2 6 (1.40%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (1.40%) SAP CO
2 6 (1.40%) SAP R/3
2 6 (1.40%) SAP FI
2 6 (1.40%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.17%) SAP MM
4 4 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.47%) CA Clarity
6 2 (0.47%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.47%) Agresso
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.23%) Maximo
7 1 (0.23%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.74%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.47%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.80%) Internet
2 7 (1.64%) Intranet
2 7 (1.64%) Extranet
3 2 (0.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.91%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.21%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.87%) OLAP
5 5 (1.17%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (0.93%) Oracle OWB
6 4 (0.93%) DataStage
6 4 (0.93%) MS Access
6 4 (0.93%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.23%) MySQL
8 1 (0.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (0.93%) Bugzilla
1 4 (0.93%) Toad
2 3 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.70%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.47%) MSTest
4 1 (0.23%) ERwin
General
1 180 (42.06%) Finance
2 67 (15.65%) Banking
3 46 (10.75%) Retail
4 29 (6.78%) Investment Banking
5 21 (4.91%) Manufacturing
6 16 (3.74%) Marketing
6 16 (3.74%) Retail Banking
7 13 (3.04%) Financial Institution
8 12 (2.80%) Advertising
9 8 (1.87%) German Language
9 8 (1.87%) Billing
10 7 (1.64%) Automotive
11 3 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.70%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.47%) French Language
12 2 (0.47%) Legal
12 2 (0.47%) Front Office
12 2 (0.47%) Back Office
13 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 328 (76.64%) Analyst
2 305 (71.26%) Business Analyst
3 45 (10.51%) Senior Analyst
3 45 (10.51%) Senior Business Analyst
4 40 (9.35%) Financial Business Analyst
5 38 (8.88%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 28 (6.54%) Agile Business Analyst
7 26 (6.07%) Project Manager
8 24 (5.61%) IT Business Analyst
9 20 (4.67%) Banking Business Analyst
9 20 (4.67%) Developer
10 18 (4.21%) Systems Analyst
11 16 (3.74%) SAP Analyst
12 14 (3.27%) Consultant
13 11 (2.57%) Business Manager
14 10 (2.34%) Financial Analyst
14 10 (2.34%) Technical Analyst
14 10 (2.34%) SAP Business Analyst
14 10 (2.34%) IT Project Manager
15 9 (2.10%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.80%) .NET
2 11 (2.57%) HTML
3 7 (1.64%) WebCenter
3 7 (1.64%) XPages
3 7 (1.64%) ODBC
4 6 (1.40%) Middleware
4 6 (1.40%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (1.40%) SAP Business Workflow
5 5 (1.17%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.93%) CSS
7 3 (0.70%) WCF
7 3 (0.70%) jQuery
7 3 (0.70%) SOAP
7 3 (0.70%) Web Services
7 3 (0.70%) XML
8 2 (0.47%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.47%) Google Maps API
9 1 (0.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.48%) Computer Science
1 32 (7.48%) Economics
2 20 (4.67%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (2.80%) Reference Data
5 8 (1.87%) EPoS
5 8 (1.87%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.64%) Mobile Payment
7 6 (1.40%) FMCG
8 4 (0.93%) Mathematics
8 4 (0.93%) Derivative
8 4 (0.93%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.47%) Equities
9 2 (0.47%) GIS
9 2 (0.47%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.47%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.23%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.23%) Open Source
10 1 (0.23%) iSeries
10 1 (0.23%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.57%) UNIX
2 5 (1.17%) Windows
2 5 (1.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (25.70%) Project Management
2 59 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 58 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (12.15%) Use Case
5 49 (11.45%) UML
6 47 (10.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 42 (9.81%) PRINCE2
8 41 (9.58%) Change Management
9 38 (8.88%) Data Modelling
10 36 (8.41%) Scrum
11 29 (6.78%) Data Analysis
12 25 (5.84%) Continuous Improvement
13 24 (5.61%) User Stories
14 23 (5.37%) BPMN
15 20 (4.67%) Systems Analysis
16 19 (4.44%) Six Sigma
16 19 (4.44%) CRM
17 17 (3.97%) ERP
18 15 (3.50%) Root Cause Analysis
19 14 (3.27%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 36 (8.41%) SQL
2 20 (4.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (2.57%) Java
4 7 (1.64%) LotusScript
4 7 (1.64%) Formula Language
5 6 (1.40%) ABAP
6 5 (1.17%) C#
7 4 (0.93%) PHP
7 4 (0.93%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.70%) PHP5
8 3 (0.70%) VBScript
8 3 (0.70%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.70%) C++
8 3 (0.70%) COBOL
8 3 (0.70%) Python
9 2 (0.47%) C
10 1 (0.23%) VBA
10 1 (0.23%) RPG
Qualifications
1 121 (28.27%) Degree
2 59 (13.79%) ISEB
3 23 (5.37%) CBAP
4 12 (2.80%) IIBA
5 6 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.17%) HND
7 4 (0.93%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.70%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.23%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (14.25%) QA
2 3 (0.70%) P3O
3 1 (0.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 34 (7.94%) Oracle
2 28 (6.54%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.37%) SAP
4 7 (1.64%) Cognos
4 7 (1.64%) Lotus
5 4 (0.93%) Hyperion
5 4 (0.93%) Informatica
5 4 (0.93%) HP
6 3 (0.70%) CA
6 3 (0.70%) Google
7 2 (0.47%) Fujitsu
7 2 (0.47%) Primavera
7 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.47%) Siebel
8 1 (0.23%) IBM
8 1 (0.23%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.23%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.23%) Endeca
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venator Recruitment Limited
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: Competitive + Flexible Benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance, £10K bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Bromwich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Dudley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Odgers
Salary: £85,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Solihull
Hudson - London
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Stafford, West Midlands
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 26 days ago
Warwickshire
CPS Group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago