The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 49 33 77
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 256 303 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.84% 5.85% 3.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.09% 6.15% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 219 284 128
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Business Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5030 4924 4811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.10% 95.04% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4222 4160 3991
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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 -28 84 £43,500 -8.42% 19
Warwickshire -6 55 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Coventry -18 22 £55,000 +50.68% 6
Staffordshire +9 20 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Walsall +17 14 £37,500 +7.14%
Solihull +8 13 £37,500 -25.00%
Shropshire - 9 £41,125 - 2
Wolverhampton +16 7 £37,500 +51.13%
Worcestershire -8 3 £50,000 +53.84% 3
West Bromwich +5 2 - - 2
Herefordshire 0 1 - - 1
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 171 (30.70%) Business Analysis
2 162 (29.08%) Finance
3 159 (28.55%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (15.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 85 (15.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 77 (13.82%) Project Management
6 76 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
7 70 (12.57%) Scrum
8 61 (10.95%) Retail
8 61 (10.95%) SQL
9 58 (10.41%) CRM
10 54 (9.69%) PRINCE2
11 51 (9.16%) ISEB
12 50 (8.98%) Business Intelligence
13 49 (8.80%) Kanban
14 45 (8.08%) Data Analysis
15 44 (7.90%) ERP
15 44 (7.90%) UML
16 43 (7.72%) Change Management
16 43 (7.72%) BPR
16 43 (7.72%) Billing
17 42 (7.54%) Degree
18 40 (7.18%) SAP
19 38 (6.82%) ITIL
20 37 (6.64%) SQL Server
21 36 (6.46%) SDLC
22 35 (6.28%) Workflow
22 35 (6.28%) System Testing
23 34 (6.10%) Banking
24 33 (5.92%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (1.80%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.08%) WebSphere
3 5 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (0.72%) Alfresco
4 4 (0.72%) Documentum
5 3 (0.54%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.36%) CMS
7 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.18%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 28 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.41%) MS Office
3 11 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (3.05%) SAP MM
3 15 (2.69%) Movex
4 14 (2.51%) SAP FI
4 14 (2.51%) SAP FI/CO
4 14 (2.51%) SAP CO
5 13 (2.33%) SAP SD
6 12 (2.15%) SAP Retail
7 6 (1.08%) Temenos T24
8 4 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.72%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.72%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.54%) SAP R/3
10 2 (0.36%) Magento
10 2 (0.36%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.90%) SaaS
2 2 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.18%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.64%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (1.97%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.44%) MS Access
8 5 (0.90%) Data Mining
8 5 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.54%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.54%) SAP BI
9 3 (0.54%) QlikView
9 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.54%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.36%) Big Data
10 2 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.36%) MySQL
11 1 (0.18%) OLAP
11 1 (0.18%) Spotfire
General
1 162 (29.08%) Finance
2 61 (10.95%) Retail
3 43 (7.72%) Billing
4 34 (6.10%) Banking
5 22 (3.95%) Marketing
5 22 (3.95%) Manufacturing
6 17 (3.05%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.26%) Law
7 7 (1.26%) Back Office
7 7 (1.26%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.08%) Legal
9 4 (0.72%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.72%) Military
10 2 (0.36%) Publishing
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) Front Office
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.51%) XML
2 8 (1.44%) HTML
3 7 (1.26%) .NET
4 3 (0.54%) SAP ALE
4 3 (0.54%) SAP Business Workflow
4 3 (0.54%) SAP PI
5 2 (0.36%) XSLT
5 2 (0.36%) CSS
6 1 (0.18%) JSP
6 1 (0.18%) SOAP
6 1 (0.18%) Web Services
6 1 (0.18%) JSON
6 1 (0.18%) HTML5
6 1 (0.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 76 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.51%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.33%) FMCG
4 8 (1.44%) Data Structures
5 7 (1.26%) Computer Science
6 5 (0.90%) User Experience
6 5 (0.90%) Smart Meter
6 5 (0.90%) Hedge funds
6 5 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.36%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.36%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.36%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.18%) IVR
8 1 (0.18%) PMI
8 1 (0.18%) EPoS
8 1 (0.18%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (0.90%) Windows
2 3 (0.54%) Linux
2 3 (0.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (30.70%) Business Analysis
2 159 (28.55%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (15.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 85 (15.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 77 (13.82%) Project Management
5 70 (12.57%) Scrum
6 58 (10.41%) CRM
7 54 (9.69%) PRINCE2
8 50 (8.98%) Business Intelligence
9 49 (8.80%) Kanban
10 45 (8.08%) Data Analysis
11 44 (7.90%) UML
11 44 (7.90%) ERP
12 43 (7.72%) BPR
12 43 (7.72%) Change Management
13 38 (6.82%) ITIL
14 36 (6.46%) SDLC
15 35 (6.28%) System Testing
15 35 (6.28%) Workflow
16 33 (5.92%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (10.95%) SQL
2 13 (2.33%) T-SQL
2 13 (2.33%) VBA
3 7 (1.26%) VB
4 6 (1.08%) Java
5 5 (0.90%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.72%) C#
7 3 (0.54%) ABAP
8 2 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (9.16%) ISEB
2 42 (7.54%) Degree
3 6 (1.08%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.54%) CBAP
6 2 (0.36%) PMP
6 2 (0.36%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 2 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 1 (0.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.15%) QA
2 8 (1.44%) SLA
3 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (7.18%) SAP
2 31 (5.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (1.80%) Oracle
3 10 (1.80%) Pegasus
4 6 (1.08%) Business Objects
4 6 (1.08%) ATG
5 5 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (0.90%) IBM
6 4 (0.72%) BT
6 4 (0.72%) HP
6 4 (0.72%) OpenText
6 4 (0.72%) Intershop
6 4 (0.72%) Infor
6 4 (0.72%) Actinic
6 4 (0.72%) hybris
6 4 (0.72%) Venda
6 4 (0.72%) Demandware
7 2 (0.36%) Tableau
7 2 (0.36%) CollabNet
7 2 (0.36%) Baan
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £48000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: please contact for details
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28500 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Bromwich
Jumar Solutions
Salary: Attractive
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Anderson Scott Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £22,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Bromwich
Jumar Solutions
Salary: Attractive
Posted: 6 days ago
Shrewsbury
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + benefits (flexi hrs, duvet days)
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Net Talent
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Warwickshire
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Worcestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago