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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 74 64 80
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 192 182 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.59% 3.75% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.32% 4.79% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 167 144 123
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
4444 3799 3559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.99% 78.30% 75.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3881 3138 3102
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 -1 89 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Solihull +9 25 £29,000 -73.63%
Staffordshire -5 16 £42,500 - 1
Warwickshire -25 11 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Coventry -11 10 £38,750 -13.88%
Walsall -3 7 £41,500 -1.19%
Wolverhampton -4 7 £40,000 -5.32%
West Bromwich +12 6 £75,000 -
Worcestershire +10 3 £47,500 +11.76%
Sutton Coldfield +1 1 £30,000 -12.40%
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 139 (35.01%) Finance
2 94 (23.68%) Project Management
3 92 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (21.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 83 (20.91%) Analytical Skills
6 64 (16.12%) ISEB
7 60 (15.11%) SQL
8 55 (13.85%) Degree
9 54 (13.60%) QA
10 52 (13.10%) Scrum
11 47 (11.84%) Microsoft
12 36 (9.07%) MS Office
12 36 (9.07%) UML
13 33 (8.31%) Use Case
14 32 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
15 31 (7.81%) CRM
16 29 (7.30%) Change Management
17 28 (7.05%) Mentoring
18 26 (6.55%) SharePoint
18 26 (6.55%) Systems Analysis
19 25 (6.30%) Data Modelling
19 25 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
20 24 (6.05%) PRINCE2
20 24 (6.05%) Management Information System
21 22 (5.54%) SQL Server
22 20 (5.04%) Oracle
22 20 (5.04%) Six Sigma
22 20 (5.04%) BPMN
23 19 (4.79%) SAP
23 19 (4.79%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 26 (6.55%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.02%) Documentum
3 6 (1.51%) FileNet
3 6 (1.51%) Alfresco
4 5 (1.26%) IIS
5 2 (0.50%) SAS
5 2 (0.50%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (9.07%) MS Office
2 19 (4.79%) MS Excel
3 18 (4.53%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.51%) MS Project
5 2 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (3.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (1.26%) Servitor
4 3 (0.76%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.50%) Retail-J
5 2 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.25%) MFGPRO
6 1 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.25%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.25%) arcHouse
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.25%) Agresso
6 1 (0.25%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Manufacturing
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.02%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.51%) Internet
2 2 (0.50%) ATM
2 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.25%) Intranet
3 1 (0.25%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.54%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (2.52%) PerformancePoint
4 10 (2.52%) Data Mart
4 10 (2.52%) Cognos Report Studio
4 10 (2.52%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 7 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.26%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.01%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.76%) MySQL
8 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.76%) MS Access
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 7 (1.76%) Toad
1 7 (1.76%) ERwin
2 5 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.25%) JIRA
General
1 139 (35.01%) Finance
2 18 (4.53%) Legal
3 17 (4.28%) Retail
4 16 (4.03%) Marketing
5 13 (3.27%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.77%) Banking
7 6 (1.51%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.76%) Automotive
9 3 (0.76%) Law
10 2 (0.50%) Advertising
10 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.50%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.50%) Local Government
11 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 281 (70.78%) Analyst
2 253 (63.73%) Business Analyst
3 42 (10.58%) Developer
3 42 (10.58%) Senior Business Analyst
3 42 (10.58%) Senior Analyst
4 24 (6.05%) IT Business Analyst
4 24 (6.05%) Lead Business Analyst
5 16 (4.03%) Financial Business Analyst
6 15 (3.78%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 14 (3.53%) Senior Developer
7 14 (3.53%) Project Manager
8 13 (3.27%) Agile Business Analyst
9 12 (3.02%) Systems Analyst
10 11 (2.77%) Architect
10 11 (2.77%) Business Manager
10 11 (2.77%) Cognos Developer
10 11 (2.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 10 (2.52%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
11 10 (2.52%) Senior Cognos Developer
11 10 (2.52%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.53%) .NET
2 12 (3.02%) ASP.NET
3 7 (1.76%) HTML
4 6 (1.51%) MDX
5 5 (1.26%) XML
5 5 (1.26%) CSS
6 4 (1.01%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.76%) WCF
7 3 (0.76%) Ajax
7 3 (0.76%) Web Services
8 2 (0.50%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.50%) SOAP
8 2 (0.50%) J2EE
8 2 (0.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 83 (20.91%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.05%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.53%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.52%) Economics
4 10 (2.52%) Data Structures
5 9 (2.27%) Derivative
5 9 (2.27%) Credit Risk
6 7 (1.76%) EPoS
7 6 (1.51%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.26%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.01%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.01%) Online Banking
9 4 (1.01%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.50%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.50%) User Experience
11 1 (0.25%) Social Media
11 1 (0.25%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.25%) Social Network
11 1 (0.25%) FMCG
11 1 (0.25%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.52%) Windows
2 9 (2.27%) UNIX
3 3 (0.76%) Linux
3 3 (0.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (23.68%) Project Management
2 92 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (21.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (13.10%) Scrum
5 36 (9.07%) UML
6 33 (8.31%) Use Case
7 32 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 31 (7.81%) CRM
9 29 (7.30%) Change Management
10 28 (7.05%) Mentoring
11 26 (6.55%) Systems Analysis
12 25 (6.30%) Data Modelling
12 25 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (6.05%) PRINCE2
14 20 (5.04%) Six Sigma
14 20 (5.04%) BPMN
15 19 (4.79%) Migration
16 18 (4.53%) Waterfall
17 17 (4.28%) User Acceptance Testing
18 16 (4.03%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 60 (15.11%) SQL
2 12 (3.02%) C#
3 8 (2.02%) VB
3 8 (2.02%) VBA
4 6 (1.51%) VB.NET
4 6 (1.51%) PL/SQL
4 6 (1.51%) COBOL
4 6 (1.51%) Java
5 5 (1.26%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.26%) C++
6 2 (0.50%) C
Qualifications
1 64 (16.12%) ISEB
2 55 (13.85%) Degree
3 13 (3.27%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.02%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.77%) CBAP
6 6 (1.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.51%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.01%) MCPD
7 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.50%) HND
9 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.25%) ACCA
9 1 (0.25%) CIMA
9 1 (0.25%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (13.60%) QA
2 3 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 47 (11.84%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.04%) Oracle
3 19 (4.79%) SAP
4 12 (3.02%) Cognos
5 10 (2.52%) IBM
6 6 (1.51%) HP
6 6 (1.51%) EMC
6 6 (1.51%) Stellent
6 6 (1.51%) Open Text
7 4 (1.01%) DevExpress
7 4 (1.01%) Red Gate
8 2 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.50%) Remedy
8 2 (0.50%) Teradata
9 1 (0.25%) Northgate
9 1 (0.25%) Civica
9 1 (0.25%) Capita
9 1 (0.25%) Orchard
9 1 (0.25%) RedPrairie
9 1 (0.25%) Sage
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