The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 66 58 75
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 205 195 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.66% 3.58% 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.61% 4.59% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 170 165 153
Average salary £42,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,250 £55,800
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
Business Analysis
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4446 4252 3670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.38% 78.15% 75.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3712 3600 3118
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -5 83 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Coventry +9 27 £44,250 +4.11% 3
Warwickshire +2 25 £42,500 +9.67% 2
Staffordshire -4 24 £43,500 -3.33% 3
Solihull +3 10 £38,750 -52.30% 1
Wolverhampton +3 9 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Walsall -8 7 £42,500 +13.33%
Worcestershire -5 3 £39,000 +3.31% 2
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 203 (42.56%) Finance
2 149 (31.24%) Project Management
3 111 (23.27%) Analytical Skills
4 109 (22.85%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (19.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 91 (19.08%) Degree
7 69 (14.47%) QA
8 56 (11.74%) UML
9 54 (11.32%) SQL
10 49 (10.27%) Microsoft
11 45 (9.43%) ISEB
12 43 (9.01%) MS Office
12 43 (9.01%) Data Analysis
13 40 (8.39%) CRM
14 39 (8.18%) Banking
15 38 (7.97%) Scrum
16 35 (7.34%) Use Case
17 34 (7.13%) User Acceptance Testing
17 34 (7.13%) Change Management
18 33 (6.92%) ERP
19 32 (6.71%) SAP
19 32 (6.71%) Mentoring
20 31 (6.50%) PRINCE2
20 31 (6.50%) Oracle
21 30 (6.29%) Validation
21 30 (6.29%) Waterfall
22 29 (6.08%) Computer Science
23 27 (5.66%) SQL Server
23 27 (5.66%) .NET
23 27 (5.66%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (3.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.26%) IIS
3 4 (0.84%) Documentum
4 3 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.42%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (9.01%) MS Office
2 27 (5.66%) MS Excel
3 20 (4.19%) MS Project
4 10 (2.10%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.26%) SAP PP
2 6 (1.26%) SAP CRM
2 6 (1.26%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.05%) Servitor
4 4 (0.84%) SAP SD
4 4 (0.84%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.84%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.42%) Agresso
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Manufacturing
7 1 (0.21%) MFGPRO
7 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.21%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.21%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.52%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.26%) Internet
2 2 (0.42%) ATM
2 2 (0.42%) FTP
2 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.21%) Intranet
3 1 (0.21%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.47%) PerformancePoint
6 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.05%) OLAP
7 4 (0.84%) Oracle OWB
7 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.84%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.84%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.84%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 3 (0.63%) MySQL
8 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.42%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (1.68%) ERwin
2 7 (1.47%) Toad
3 5 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.05%) MSTest
4 3 (0.63%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.21%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.21%) JIRA
General
1 203 (42.56%) Finance
2 39 (8.18%) Banking
3 26 (5.45%) Retail
4 20 (4.19%) Manufacturing
5 19 (3.98%) Financial Institution
6 18 (3.77%) Marketing
7 17 (3.56%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.89%) Legal
9 7 (1.47%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.47%) Advertising
9 7 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.05%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.05%) Law
11 4 (0.84%) Automotive
11 4 (0.84%) Front Office
12 3 (0.63%) Electronics
12 3 (0.63%) German Language
13 2 (0.42%) French Language
13 2 (0.42%) Back Office
13 2 (0.42%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 337 (70.65%) Analyst
2 307 (64.36%) Business Analyst
3 48 (10.06%) Senior Business Analyst
3 48 (10.06%) Senior Analyst
4 34 (7.13%) Project Manager
4 34 (7.13%) Developer
5 31 (6.50%) Lead Business Analyst
6 30 (6.29%) IT Business Analyst
7 29 (6.08%) Financial Business Analyst
8 27 (5.66%) Agile Business Analyst
9 26 (5.45%) Consultant
10 25 (5.24%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 21 (4.40%) Business Manager
11 21 (4.40%) Systems Analyst
12 17 (3.56%) Technical Analyst
13 13 (2.73%) Architect
14 12 (2.52%) Tester
14 12 (2.52%) Business Systems Analyst
14 12 (2.52%) Business Architect
14 12 (2.52%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.66%) .NET
2 12 (2.52%) Web Services
3 9 (1.89%) XML
3 9 (1.89%) ASP.NET
4 8 (1.68%) WCF
4 8 (1.68%) HTML
5 7 (1.47%) WebCenter
6 6 (1.26%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (1.26%) Middleware
7 5 (1.05%) CSS
8 4 (0.84%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.63%) Silverlight
9 3 (0.63%) SAP Basis
9 3 (0.63%) Ajax
10 2 (0.42%) SOAP
10 2 (0.42%) J2EE
10 2 (0.42%) JSON
11 1 (0.21%) MDX
11 1 (0.21%) SAP Business Workflow
11 1 (0.21%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 111 (23.27%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.08%) Computer Science
3 24 (5.03%) Economics
4 16 (3.35%) Credit Risk
4 16 (3.35%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.89%) Derivative
5 9 (1.89%) Mathematics
6 8 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.47%) User Experience
8 6 (1.26%) Data Conversion
9 5 (1.05%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.84%) Reference Data
10 4 (0.84%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.84%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.63%) DTV
11 3 (0.63%) FMCG
12 2 (0.42%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.42%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.42%) GIS
12 2 (0.42%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 16 (3.35%) Windows
2 14 (2.94%) UNIX
3 3 (0.63%) Linux
3 3 (0.63%) Android
4 2 (0.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (31.24%) Project Management
2 109 (22.85%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (19.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (11.74%) UML
5 43 (9.01%) Data Analysis
6 40 (8.39%) CRM
7 38 (7.97%) Scrum
8 35 (7.34%) Use Case
9 34 (7.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 34 (7.13%) Change Management
10 33 (6.92%) ERP
11 32 (6.71%) Mentoring
12 31 (6.50%) PRINCE2
13 30 (6.29%) Validation
13 30 (6.29%) Waterfall
14 27 (5.66%) Data Modelling
15 25 (5.24%) Line Management
16 24 (5.03%) Quality Management
17 19 (3.98%) BPMN
18 17 (3.56%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 54 (11.32%) SQL
2 15 (3.14%) JavaScript
3 9 (1.89%) COBOL
4 8 (1.68%) C#
4 8 (1.68%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.05%) Java
6 3 (0.63%) C
6 3 (0.63%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.42%) ABAP
7 2 (0.42%) VBA
7 2 (0.42%) VBScript
8 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 91 (19.08%) Degree
2 45 (9.43%) ISEB
3 13 (2.73%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.52%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.05%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.84%) SAP Certification
8 2 (0.42%) MCPD
8 2 (0.42%) HND
8 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.21%) CISSP
9 1 (0.21%) ACCA
9 1 (0.21%) CIMA
9 1 (0.21%) IIBA
9 1 (0.21%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (14.47%) QA
2 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) SLA
3 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 4 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (10.27%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.71%) SAP
3 31 (6.50%) Oracle
4 5 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (0.84%) Cognos
6 3 (0.63%) Siebel
7 2 (0.42%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.42%) Remedy
7 2 (0.42%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.21%) Tableau
8 1 (0.21%) Primavera
8 1 (0.21%) ATG
8 1 (0.21%) Kalido
8 1 (0.21%) Northgate
8 1 (0.21%) Civica
8 1 (0.21%) Capita
8 1 (0.21%) Orchard
8 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.21%) hybris
8 1 (0.21%) CA
West Midlands
ISL
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 40000-48000 Per Annum Plus attractive package
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 35000-38000 Per Annum Plus attractive package
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 per annum + Pension and 29 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40 - £45 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Lichfield
Modis International - London
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Exec Car + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago