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 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 Analyst
Rank 45 41 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 260 258 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.77% 4.73% 4.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% 4.99% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 228 225 186
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,250 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,026
% change year-on-year
- +6.18%
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
5203 5169 4550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.72% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4311 4390 3890
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 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 +11 132 £42,500 - 20
Warwickshire -1 33 £40,000 - 5
Coventry +19 28 £43,500 +2.35% 3
Walsall -5 14 £39,000 +4.00% 1
Staffordshire -26 14 £42,500 +3.03% 5
Solihull -2 10 £36,500 +4.28%
Worcestershire -7 3 £40,000 +6.66%
Herefordshire - 3 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton -2 2 £37,000 -1.33% 2
Shropshire - 2 £32,500 -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 294 (51.31%) Business Analysis
2 248 (43.28%) Finance
3 103 (17.98%) Degree
4 91 (15.88%) Project Management
5 85 (14.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 81 (14.14%) UML
7 72 (12.57%) Banking
8 69 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
8 69 (12.04%) SQL
9 65 (11.34%) Microsoft
9 65 (11.34%) User Acceptance Testing
10 61 (10.65%) Retail
11 59 (10.30%) QA
12 56 (9.77%) MS Excel
13 53 (9.25%) CRM
13 53 (9.25%) Data Analysis
14 51 (8.90%) Scrum
15 49 (8.55%) ISEB
16 48 (8.38%) MS Office
16 48 (8.38%) Use Case
17 43 (7.50%) Credit Risk
18 41 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
19 40 (6.98%) Change Management
19 40 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 35 (6.11%) PRINCE2
21 34 (5.93%) SQL Server
22 32 (5.58%) MS Visio
23 31 (5.41%) ERP
24 30 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
25 29 (5.06%) E-Commerce

Business Analyst
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 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 13 (2.27%) WebSphere
2 12 (2.09%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.70%) Documentum
3 4 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (0.52%) Lync
5 1 (0.17%) IIS
5 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 56 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 48 (8.38%) MS Office
3 32 (5.58%) MS Visio
4 14 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.05%) FastStats
6 5 (0.87%) MS Project
7 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.22%) Magento
3 5 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.87%) SAP PP
3 5 (0.87%) SAP SD
4 4 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.70%) Line 500
5 3 (0.52%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.52%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.52%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.52%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.35%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.35%) Academy Housing
6 2 (0.35%) arcHouse
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.17%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.17%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.17%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.92%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.35%) ATM
1 2 (0.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 34 (5.93%) SQL Server
3 30 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (4.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (2.27%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 11 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (1.75%) OLAP
8 10 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (1.40%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.05%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.87%) MySQL
11 5 (0.87%) QlikView
11 5 (0.87%) ProClarity
12 4 (0.70%) MS Access
13 2 (0.35%) Star Schema
13 2 (0.35%) Spotfire
14 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects XI
14 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (1.57%) ERwin
2 7 (1.22%) Toad
3 6 (1.05%) Rational Rose
4 4 (0.70%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.52%) JIRA
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 248 (43.28%) Finance
2 72 (12.57%) Banking
3 61 (10.65%) Retail
4 29 (5.06%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.84%) Marketing
6 21 (3.66%) Legal
7 20 (3.49%) Financial Institution
8 16 (2.79%) Manufacturing
9 14 (2.44%) Retail Banking
10 12 (2.09%) Law
11 10 (1.75%) Advertising
12 6 (1.05%) Automotive
12 6 (1.05%) Front Office
13 5 (0.87%) Billing
14 3 (0.52%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.52%) Back Office
15 2 (0.35%) Telecoms
15 2 (0.35%) International Banking
16 1 (0.17%) German Language
16 1 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.84%) .NET
2 15 (2.62%) XML
3 9 (1.57%) HTML
3 9 (1.57%) Web Services
3 9 (1.57%) MDX
4 8 (1.40%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.05%) XSLT
6 5 (0.87%) Middleware
6 5 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (0.87%) WebCenter
7 3 (0.52%) CSS
8 2 (0.35%) XSD
8 2 (0.35%) SAP Business Workflow
8 2 (0.35%) Ajax
9 1 (0.17%) SAP ALE
9 1 (0.17%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.17%) SAP PI
9 1 (0.17%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.50%) Credit Risk
2 24 (4.19%) Computer Science
3 23 (4.01%) Economics
4 10 (1.75%) Derivative
5 9 (1.57%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.57%) FMCG
6 8 (1.40%) Smart Meter
6 8 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.22%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.52%) Online Banking
8 3 (0.52%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.52%) Xbox
9 2 (0.35%) GIS
9 2 (0.35%) EPoS
9 2 (0.35%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.17%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.17%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.17%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.17%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.22%) UNIX
1 7 (1.22%) Linux
2 4 (0.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (51.31%) Business Analysis
2 91 (15.88%) Project Management
3 85 (14.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 81 (14.14%) UML
5 69 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (11.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 53 (9.25%) Data Analysis
7 53 (9.25%) CRM
8 51 (8.90%) Scrum
9 48 (8.38%) Use Case
10 41 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
11 40 (6.98%) Change Management
12 35 (6.11%) PRINCE2
13 31 (5.41%) ERP
14 29 (5.06%) Data Modelling
14 29 (5.06%) E-Commerce
15 28 (4.89%) Waterfall
16 27 (4.71%) Validation
17 24 (4.19%) Logistics
18 19 (3.32%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (12.04%) SQL
2 23 (4.01%) VBA
3 12 (2.09%) JavaScript
4 5 (0.87%) Java
5 4 (0.70%) C
5 4 (0.70%) C#
5 4 (0.70%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.52%) VB
7 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.35%) ABAP
8 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 103 (17.98%) Degree
2 49 (8.55%) ISEB
3 10 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.57%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.22%) CBAP
5 7 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.52%) ACCA
6 3 (0.52%) CIMA
7 2 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.17%) AAT
8 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.17%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (10.30%) QA
2 4 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 65 (11.34%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.06%) SAP
3 24 (4.19%) Oracle
4 13 (2.27%) hybris
5 12 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.05%) ATG
7 5 (0.87%) Apple
7 5 (0.87%) Google
7 5 (0.87%) IBM
8 4 (0.70%) Logi Analytics
8 4 (0.70%) Sage
8 4 (0.70%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.52%) Cognos
10 2 (0.35%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.35%) Northgate
10 2 (0.35%) Civica
10 2 (0.35%) Capita
10 2 (0.35%) Orchard
10 2 (0.35%) Tableau
11 1 (0.17%) TSYS
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + car allowance + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick
University of Warwick
Salary: £28,695 - £37,394 pa
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £46000 - £53000 per annum + Negotiable, Competitive Bens.
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
QUANTICA
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + holiday incentives, pension scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Sanderson
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago