The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
England / West Midlands
Rank 62 32 50
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 200 305 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.20% 5.73% 5.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.31% 5.95% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 166 280 231
Median salary £43,250 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.88% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,439 £33,578 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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
4643 5130 4894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.40% 96.41% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3690 4264 4290
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,190 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 22 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -38 71 £47,500 +5.55% 11
Warwickshire +31 28 £39,750 -6.47% 2
Solihull +8 25 £42,500 -10.52% 5
Coventry +9 17 £33,500 -20.71% 1
Staffordshire -25 15 £42,500 +2.40% 1
West Bromwich +13 8 £50,000 -
Herefordshire -26 6 £50,000 +11.11%
Shropshire -21 5 - -
Wolverhampton +8 3 £43,500 -13.00%
Walsall +19 2 £39,500 -34.16%
Bilston - 2 £40,000 -
Worcestershire -11 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 204 (44.84%) Business Analysis
2 157 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (34.07%) Finance
4 84 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 71 (15.60%) Analytical Skills
6 68 (14.95%) Retail
7 58 (12.75%) Waterfall
8 56 (12.31%) User Acceptance Testing
8 56 (12.31%) ISEB
9 54 (11.87%) SQL
10 47 (10.33%) Project Management
11 45 (9.89%) User Stories
12 41 (9.01%) ERP
12 41 (9.01%) SAP
13 40 (8.79%) Workflow
14 38 (8.35%) Degree
15 36 (7.91%) CRM
16 35 (7.69%) Use Case
17 34 (7.47%) E-Commerce
18 33 (7.25%) Manufacturing
18 33 (7.25%) Oracle
19 31 (6.81%) MS Visio
19 31 (6.81%) Wireframes
20 30 (6.59%) Translating Business Requirements
21 29 (6.37%) Scrum
22 28 (6.15%) Business Transformation
23 27 (5.93%) User Experience
23 27 (5.93%) Data Modelling
24 26 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
25 25 (5.49%) Billing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (1.98%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.10%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.44%) JBoss
4 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (6.81%) MS Visio
2 18 (3.96%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.10%) MS Office
3 5 (1.10%) MS Project
4 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (4.18%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (2.42%) SAP MII
3 10 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (2.20%) Oracle 11i
3 10 (2.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (2.20%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (1.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 7 (1.54%) Oracle SCM
6 4 (0.88%) OpenText MBPM
6 4 (0.88%) OpenText Process Suite
6 4 (0.88%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.66%) Infor LN
7 3 (0.66%) Infor M3
7 3 (0.66%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.66%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.22%) Movex
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.22%) Internet
1 1 (0.22%) LAN
1 1 (0.22%) WAN
1 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.54%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (0.88%) MS Access
4 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.22%) OLAP
5 1 (0.22%) QlikView
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.42%) JIRA
2 6 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.66%) Toad
General
1 155 (34.07%) Finance
2 68 (14.95%) Retail
3 33 (7.25%) Manufacturing
4 25 (5.49%) Billing
5 24 (5.27%) Legal
6 20 (4.40%) Banking
7 8 (1.76%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.10%) Advertising
10 4 (0.88%) Marketing
11 3 (0.66%) Law
12 2 (0.44%) Automotive
13 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.22%) Games
13 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.20%) .NET
2 6 (1.32%) XML
3 5 (1.10%) CSS
3 5 (1.10%) HTML
3 5 (1.10%) Web Services
4 4 (0.88%) ASP.NET
4 4 (0.88%) jQuery
5 2 (0.44%) Drools
5 2 (0.44%) JRules
6 1 (0.22%) HTML5
6 1 (0.22%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 71 (15.60%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.93%) User Experience
3 23 (5.05%) Mobile App
4 16 (3.52%) Smart Meter
5 13 (2.86%) Fixed Income
5 13 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.98%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.32%) NHS
8 6 (1.32%) Reinsurance
9 5 (1.10%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.10%) iPad
9 5 (1.10%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.66%) Derivative
10 3 (0.66%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.66%) Economics
10 3 (0.66%) EPoS
10 3 (0.66%) Equities
11 2 (0.44%) SCADA
11 2 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.10%) Apple iOS
2 4 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (44.84%) Business Analysis
2 157 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (12.75%) Waterfall
5 56 (12.31%) User Acceptance Testing
6 47 (10.33%) Project Management
7 45 (9.89%) User Stories
8 41 (9.01%) ERP
9 40 (8.79%) Workflow
10 36 (7.91%) CRM
11 35 (7.69%) Use Case
12 34 (7.47%) E-Commerce
13 31 (6.81%) Wireframes
14 30 (6.59%) Translating Business Requirements
15 29 (6.37%) Scrum
16 28 (6.15%) Business Transformation
17 27 (5.93%) Data Modelling
18 26 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
19 25 (5.49%) SDLC
20 24 (5.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 54 (11.87%) SQL
2 7 (1.54%) C#
3 4 (0.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.22%) Java
4 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.22%) VB
4 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (12.31%) ISEB
2 38 (8.35%) Degree
3 5 (1.10%) IIBA
4 2 (0.44%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.40%) QA
2 5 (1.10%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.22%) COSO
Vendors
1 41 (9.01%) SAP
2 33 (7.25%) Oracle
3 15 (3.30%) Microsoft
4 9 (1.98%) hybris
5 8 (1.76%) Infor
6 6 (1.32%) Pega
7 5 (1.10%) Informatica
8 4 (0.88%) OpenText
8 4 (0.88%) Pegasus
9 3 (0.66%) Baan
9 3 (0.66%) Demandware
9 3 (0.66%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.66%) QAD
10 2 (0.44%) ILOG
10 2 (0.44%) NEC
11 1 (0.22%) IBM
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + pension, holidays, etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Networkers
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Net Talent
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 to £45000.00 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, holidays etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago