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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 57 55 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 273 259 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.53% 4.41% 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.72% 4.61% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 220 219 189
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
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
5781 5618 5169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.84% 95.72% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4574 4611 4325
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 99 £45,000 - 7
Coventry +17 46 £43,000 -16.09% 10
Wolverhampton +13 19 £43,500 +51.30%
Warwickshire -24 16 £45,000 +3.44% 1
West Bromwich +1 15 £55,000 +33.33%
Staffordshire -17 14 £43,250 +4.21% 5
Solihull +11 12 £46,750 +16.87% 3
Walsall -5 9 £40,000 -1.23% 2
Herefordshire -2 5 £42,000 -
Shropshire -20 4 £41,000 +9.33% 1
Wednesbury - 3 £37,500 -
Willenhall - 1 £32,500 -
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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.

1 214 (37.54%) Finance
2 200 (35.09%) Business Analysis
3 177 (31.05%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (20.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 99 (17.37%) Project Management
6 88 (15.44%) Retail
7 73 (12.81%) Degree
8 71 (12.46%) Scrum
9 68 (11.93%) SQL
10 67 (11.75%) User Acceptance Testing
11 66 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
12 63 (11.05%) E-Commerce
13 56 (9.82%) User Stories
13 56 (9.82%) Use Case
14 45 (7.89%) User Experience
15 41 (7.19%) Oracle
16 40 (7.02%) Microsoft
17 39 (6.84%) SAP
17 39 (6.84%) Computer Science
17 39 (6.84%) Banking
18 38 (6.67%) ERP
18 38 (6.67%) Manufacturing
19 37 (6.49%) Systems Analysis
20 36 (6.32%) Waterfall
21 33 (5.79%) Mentoring
22 32 (5.61%) Data Modelling
23 30 (5.26%) Coaching
24 29 (5.09%) Mobile App
25 28 (4.91%) Translating Business Requirements
26 27 (4.74%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 11 (1.93%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.53%) CMS
3 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.18%) Confluence
4 1 (0.18%) SAS
4 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (4.21%) MS Office
2 17 (2.98%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (3.86%) Oracle 11i
1 22 (3.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 21 (3.68%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (3.51%) Oracle EBS
4 19 (3.33%) Oracle Financials
5 9 (1.58%) Cognos TM1
6 6 (1.05%) Maximo
7 4 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.70%) SAP MM
8 3 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.53%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.53%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.53%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (0.35%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.70%) SaaS
2 2 (0.35%) IaaS
2 2 (0.35%) Office 365
2 2 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.70%) HTTP
2 1 (0.18%) Firewall
2 1 (0.18%) LAN
2 1 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (0.35%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.18%) Big Data
4 1 (0.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.18%) MySQL
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.18%) QlikView
4 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.18%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.18%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.18%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (0.88%) JIRA
2 4 (0.70%) Lombardi
3 1 (0.18%) LSMW
General
1 214 (37.54%) Finance
2 88 (15.44%) Retail
3 39 (6.84%) Banking
4 38 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 21 (3.68%) Legal
6 13 (2.28%) Billing
6 13 (2.28%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.28%) Marketing
7 10 (1.75%) Automotive
7 10 (1.75%) Retail Banking
8 8 (1.40%) French Language
8 8 (1.40%) Law
9 7 (1.23%) Advertising
10 5 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.70%) Local Government
12 3 (0.53%) Games
13 2 (0.35%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.35%) Military
13 2 (0.35%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.05%) EDI
2 4 (0.70%) .NET
2 4 (0.70%) HTML
3 2 (0.35%) AngularJS
3 2 (0.35%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.35%) COM
4 1 (0.18%) CSS
4 1 (0.18%) Mason
4 1 (0.18%) Web Services
4 1 (0.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (7.89%) User Experience
3 39 (6.84%) Computer Science
4 29 (5.09%) Mobile App
5 22 (3.86%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.63%) Virtual Team
7 10 (1.75%) Driving Licence
7 10 (1.75%) Smart Meter
8 8 (1.40%) Fixed Income
8 8 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.05%) Digital Media
9 6 (1.05%) Minimum Viable Product
10 4 (0.70%) Chemistry
10 4 (0.70%) EPoS
10 4 (0.70%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.70%) Physics
10 4 (0.70%) Statistics
11 3 (0.53%) Derivative
11 3 (0.53%) FMCG
11 3 (0.53%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.53%) VMS
2 2 (0.35%) Windows
3 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (35.09%) Business Analysis
2 177 (31.05%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (20.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 99 (17.37%) Project Management
5 71 (12.46%) Scrum
6 67 (11.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 63 (11.05%) E-Commerce
8 56 (9.82%) Use Case
8 56 (9.82%) User Stories
9 38 (6.67%) ERP
10 37 (6.49%) Systems Analysis
11 36 (6.32%) Waterfall
12 33 (5.79%) Mentoring
13 32 (5.61%) Data Modelling
14 30 (5.26%) Coaching
15 28 (4.91%) Translating Business Requirements
16 27 (4.74%) PRINCE2
16 27 (4.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 27 (4.74%) Workflow
17 26 (4.56%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 68 (11.93%) SQL
2 6 (1.05%) RPG
3 5 (0.88%) Java
4 3 (0.53%) C#
5 2 (0.35%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.35%) PHP
5 2 (0.35%) Ruby
5 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.18%) C
6 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (12.81%) Degree
2 22 (3.86%) ISEB
3 4 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.53%) GNVQ
5 2 (0.35%) ACCA
5 2 (0.35%) CIMA
5 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.35%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.18%) CCNA
6 1 (0.18%) CCNP
6 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.39%) QA
2 4 (0.70%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.70%) SLA
3 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 41 (7.19%) Oracle
2 40 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 39 (6.84%) SAP
4 9 (1.58%) Cognos
5 7 (1.23%) ServiceNow
6 6 (1.05%) Sage
7 4 (0.70%) Siebel
7 4 (0.70%) Software AG
7 4 (0.70%) TIBCO
8 3 (0.53%) BT
8 3 (0.53%) Epicor
8 3 (0.53%) Misys
8 3 (0.53%) SunGard
9 2 (0.35%) Infor
9 2 (0.35%) Informatica
9 2 (0.35%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.18%) Cisco
10 1 (0.18%) HP
10 1 (0.18%) Hyperion
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus/benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £39000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: yearly
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Insolvency Service
Salary: £31,559 - 37,871 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Gleeson Recruitment Group
Salary: £35k - 38k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car, pension, life insurance etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £35k - 53k per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £30,408 - 47,112 per year + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago