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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 67 65 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 186 183 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.41% 3.35% 3.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.45% 4.33% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 150 158 143
Average salary £44,250 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.11% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
4179 4222 3575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 76.64% 77.37% 74.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3460 3577 3018
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +6 84 £45,000 - 10
Coventry +21 26 £44,250 +4.11% 4
Warwickshire -1 21 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Staffordshire -8 16 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Solihull +2 13 £40,000 -23.80% 2
Wolverhampton +1 5 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Herefordshire - 3 £35,000 -
Walsall -8 2 £39,000 +0.64% 1
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 202 (44.79%) Finance
2 135 (29.93%) Project Management
3 84 (18.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 84 (18.63%) Degree
4 62 (13.75%) QA
5 55 (12.20%) UML
6 50 (11.09%) Banking
7 49 (10.86%) Microsoft
8 47 (10.42%) SQL
9 44 (9.76%) MS Office
10 43 (9.53%) Data Analysis
11 41 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (8.43%) User Acceptance Testing
13 37 (8.20%) PRINCE2
14 36 (7.98%) Use Case
15 35 (7.76%) Change Management
16 33 (7.32%) ISEB
16 33 (7.32%) CRM
16 33 (7.32%) ERP
17 31 (6.87%) SAP
17 31 (6.87%) Scrum
18 30 (6.65%) Validation
18 30 (6.65%) Oracle
18 30 (6.65%) MS Excel
19 29 (6.43%) Waterfall
20 27 (5.99%) Retail
21 26 (5.76%) SQL Server
22 25 (5.54%) Investment Banking
22 25 (5.54%) Computer Science
23 24 (5.32%) Data Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (2.66%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.11%) IIS
3 4 (0.89%) Documentum
4 3 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.44%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 44 (9.76%) MS Office
2 30 (6.65%) MS Excel
3 20 (4.43%) MS Project
4 17 (3.77%) MS Visio
5 11 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.33%) SAP SD
2 6 (1.33%) SAP PP
2 6 (1.33%) SAP CRM
2 6 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.11%) SAP FI
3 5 (1.11%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (1.11%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.44%) Agresso
6 2 (0.44%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Manufacturing
7 1 (0.22%) MFGPRO
7 1 (0.22%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.22%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.22%) CA Clarity
7 1 (0.22%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.44%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.89%) Internet
2 2 (0.44%) ATM
2 2 (0.44%) FTP
2 2 (0.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.22%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.76%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (1.55%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.33%) OLAP
5 5 (1.11%) Oracle OWB
5 5 (1.11%) Oracle OLAP
5 5 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.11%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 5 (1.11%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.89%) PerformancePoint
7 3 (0.67%) Cognos Report Studio
7 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.67%) MS Access
7 3 (0.67%) Cognos Transformer
8 2 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (1.77%) ERwin
2 7 (1.55%) Toad
3 5 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.11%) MSTest
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.22%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.22%) JIRA
General
1 202 (44.79%) Finance
2 50 (11.09%) Banking
3 27 (5.99%) Retail
4 25 (5.54%) Investment Banking
5 19 (4.21%) Financial Institution
6 18 (3.99%) Marketing
7 17 (3.77%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.00%) Advertising
9 8 (1.77%) Legal
10 7 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.55%) Retail Banking
11 5 (1.11%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.11%) Automotive
12 4 (0.89%) Law
12 4 (0.89%) Front Office
13 3 (0.67%) Electronics
13 3 (0.67%) German Language
14 2 (0.44%) Back Office
14 2 (0.44%) Games
14 2 (0.44%) French Language
Job Titles
1 321 (71.18%) Analyst
2 294 (65.19%) Business Analyst
3 40 (8.87%) Senior Business Analyst
3 40 (8.87%) Senior Analyst
4 38 (8.43%) Project Manager
5 29 (6.43%) Financial Business Analyst
5 29 (6.43%) IT Business Analyst
6 27 (5.99%) Lead Business Analyst
7 26 (5.76%) Developer
8 25 (5.54%) Consultant
8 25 (5.54%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 23 (5.10%) Agile Business Analyst
10 18 (3.99%) Business Manager
10 18 (3.99%) Systems Analyst
11 16 (3.55%) Technical Analyst
12 14 (3.10%) IT Project Manager
13 13 (2.88%) Banking Business Analyst
14 11 (2.44%) Business Systems Analyst
14 11 (2.44%) Architect
15 10 (2.22%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.21%) .NET
2 11 (2.44%) Web Services
3 8 (1.77%) XML
4 7 (1.55%) HTML
4 7 (1.55%) WCF
4 7 (1.55%) WebCenter
5 6 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (1.33%) Middleware
6 4 (0.89%) CSS
7 3 (0.67%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.67%) Silverlight
7 3 (0.67%) SAP Basis
7 3 (0.67%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.44%) Ajax
8 2 (0.44%) JSON
8 2 (0.44%) SOAP
9 1 (0.22%) MDX
9 1 (0.22%) SAP Business Workflow
9 1 (0.22%) SAP ALE
9 1 (0.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.54%) Computer Science
2 23 (5.10%) Economics
3 19 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.55%) Credit Risk
5 9 (2.00%) Derivative
6 8 (1.77%) Mathematics
6 8 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.55%) Reference Data
8 6 (1.33%) Data Conversion
9 4 (0.89%) FMCG
10 3 (0.67%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.67%) DTV
11 2 (0.44%) GIS
11 2 (0.44%) NHS
11 2 (0.44%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.44%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.44%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.44%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.22%) Learning Management System
12 1 (0.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.10%) UNIX
1 14 (3.10%) Windows
2 3 (0.67%) Linux
2 3 (0.67%) Android
3 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (29.93%) Project Management
2 84 (18.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 55 (12.20%) UML
4 43 (9.53%) Data Analysis
5 41 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (8.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 37 (8.20%) PRINCE2
8 36 (7.98%) Use Case
9 35 (7.76%) Change Management
10 33 (7.32%) CRM
10 33 (7.32%) ERP
11 31 (6.87%) Scrum
12 30 (6.65%) Validation
13 29 (6.43%) Waterfall
14 24 (5.32%) Data Modelling
15 22 (4.88%) Quality Management
16 17 (3.77%) Logistics
16 17 (3.77%) Content Management
16 17 (3.77%) BPMN
17 16 (3.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 47 (10.42%) SQL
2 14 (3.10%) JavaScript
3 8 (1.77%) COBOL
4 7 (1.55%) C#
5 5 (1.11%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.67%) VBScript
6 3 (0.67%) C
6 3 (0.67%) Java
7 2 (0.44%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.44%) ABAP
7 2 (0.44%) VBA
8 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 84 (18.63%) Degree
2 33 (7.32%) ISEB
3 10 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.89%) SAP Certification
6 4 (0.89%) CBAP
7 2 (0.44%) MCPD
7 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.22%) CISSP
8 1 (0.22%) ACCA
8 1 (0.22%) CIMA
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.22%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (13.75%) QA
2 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.22%) SLA
3 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 4 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (10.86%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.87%) SAP
3 30 (6.65%) Oracle
4 5 (1.11%) Cognos
4 5 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (0.67%) Siebel
6 2 (0.44%) DevExpress
6 2 (0.44%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.22%) Tableau
7 1 (0.22%) hybris
7 1 (0.22%) CA
7 1 (0.22%) Sage
7 1 (0.22%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.22%) Remedy
7 1 (0.22%) Primavera
7 1 (0.22%) ATG
7 1 (0.22%) Kalido
7 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + car allowance + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick
University of Warwick
Salary: £28,695 - £37,394 pa
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + VERY competitive package
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + career growth, benefits, gym membership
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry Building Society
Salary: From £37,463 to £51,511 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago