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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 42 36 64
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 291 300 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.00% 5.55% 3.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.31% 5.88% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 240 278 169
Average salary £41,500 £42,350 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +5.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,950 £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
5484 5105 5135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.28% 94.48% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4570 4308 4311
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -31 82 £40,000 -13.97% 13
Warwickshire -3 57 £43,500 +8.75% 3
Coventry -19 29 £55,000 +46.66% 6
Staffordshire +8 24 £41,500 +3.75% 3
Walsall +15 21 £40,000 +8.10% 1
Solihull +24 20 £37,750 -31.36% 1
West Bromwich +13 11 £41,500 +7.09%
Shropshire 0 10 £37,000 +13.84% 3
Wolverhampton +14 9 £37,500 +22.95% 3
Worcestershire -6 9 £40,500 +1.25% 3
Herefordshire -5 3 - -
Dudley - 1 - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 195 (33.68%) Business Analysis
2 191 (32.99%) Finance
3 146 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (16.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 92 (15.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 80 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
7 76 (13.13%) Project Management
8 64 (11.05%) Retail
9 60 (10.36%) Scrum
10 59 (10.19%) SAP
11 58 (10.02%) PRINCE2
11 58 (10.02%) CRM
12 56 (9.67%) ERP
13 52 (8.98%) Data Analysis
14 44 (7.60%) Manufacturing
14 44 (7.60%) Degree
15 43 (7.43%) ISEB
16 42 (7.25%) UML
17 41 (7.08%) SQL
18 40 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
18 40 (6.91%) Change Management
19 39 (6.74%) SDLC
20 38 (6.56%) ITIL
21 37 (6.39%) BPR
21 37 (6.39%) Banking
22 36 (6.22%) Kanban
23 33 (5.70%) Billing
23 33 (5.70%) Software Testing
23 33 (5.70%) Workflow
23 33 (5.70%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (1.55%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.86%) WebSphere
2 5 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (0.69%) Alfresco
3 4 (0.69%) Documentum
4 3 (0.52%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.35%) CMS
6 1 (0.17%) Confluence
6 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.17%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 16 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.90%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.55%) MS Office
4 4 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (3.97%) SAP FI
1 23 (3.97%) SAP FI/CO
1 23 (3.97%) SAP CO
2 21 (3.63%) SAP MM
3 20 (3.45%) Movex
4 17 (2.94%) SAP SD
5 16 (2.76%) SAP Retail
6 15 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (1.21%) Temenos T24
8 4 (0.69%) Infor M3
8 4 (0.69%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.52%) SAP R/3
10 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.35%) Magento
11 1 (0.17%) Line 500
11 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.21%) SaaS
2 2 (0.35%) Office 365
2 2 (0.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.17%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.66%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (1.55%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (0.86%) QlikView
9 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.52%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.52%) MS Access
10 3 (0.52%) Snowflake Schema
10 3 (0.52%) Star Schema
10 3 (0.52%) SAP BW
10 3 (0.52%) SAP BI
11 2 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.35%) MySQL
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.17%) JIRA
1 1 (0.17%) Hudson
General
1 191 (32.99%) Finance
2 64 (11.05%) Retail
3 44 (7.60%) Manufacturing
4 37 (6.39%) Banking
5 33 (5.70%) Billing
6 21 (3.63%) Retail Banking
7 19 (3.28%) Marketing
8 7 (1.21%) Back Office
9 6 (1.04%) Law
10 5 (0.86%) Legal
10 5 (0.86%) Automotive
10 5 (0.86%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.86%) Military
11 2 (0.35%) Publishing
11 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.35%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Front Office
12 1 (0.17%) Games
12 1 (0.17%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.07%) XML
2 8 (1.38%) .NET
3 6 (1.04%) HTML
4 3 (0.52%) SAP Business Workflow
4 3 (0.52%) SAP PI
4 3 (0.52%) SAP ALE
5 2 (0.35%) XSLT
5 2 (0.35%) CSS
6 1 (0.17%) JSP
6 1 (0.17%) SOAP
6 1 (0.17%) Web Services
6 1 (0.17%) EDI
6 1 (0.17%) JSON
6 1 (0.17%) HTML5
6 1 (0.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 80 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.28%) FMCG
3 12 (2.07%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.55%) User Experience
5 5 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (0.86%) Smart Meter
5 5 (0.86%) Hedge funds
6 4 (0.69%) EPoS
7 2 (0.35%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.35%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.35%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.35%) Taxonomies
7 2 (0.35%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.35%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.17%) PMI
8 1 (0.17%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.17%) IVR
8 1 (0.17%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (0.86%) Windows
2 1 (0.17%) Linux
2 1 (0.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (33.68%) Business Analysis
2 146 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (16.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 92 (15.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 76 (13.13%) Project Management
6 60 (10.36%) Scrum
7 58 (10.02%) PRINCE2
7 58 (10.02%) CRM
8 56 (9.67%) ERP
9 52 (8.98%) Data Analysis
10 42 (7.25%) UML
11 40 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
11 40 (6.91%) Change Management
12 39 (6.74%) SDLC
13 38 (6.56%) ITIL
14 37 (6.39%) BPR
15 36 (6.22%) Kanban
16 33 (5.70%) Workflow
16 33 (5.70%) E-Commerce
16 33 (5.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (7.08%) SQL
2 12 (2.07%) T-SQL
3 9 (1.55%) VBA
4 6 (1.04%) Java
5 5 (0.86%) C#
6 4 (0.69%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.69%) PL/SQL
6 4 (0.69%) VB
7 3 (0.52%) ABAP
8 2 (0.35%) C
9 1 (0.17%) Python
9 1 (0.17%) X++
Qualifications
1 44 (7.60%) Degree
2 43 (7.43%) ISEB
3 7 (1.21%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.35%) PMP
5 2 (0.35%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 2 (0.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (0.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.17%) HND
6 1 (0.17%) MCSE
6 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.17%) CBAP
6 1 (0.17%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.73%) QA
2 9 (1.55%) SLA
3 2 (0.35%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (10.19%) SAP
2 23 (3.97%) Microsoft
3 16 (2.76%) Oracle
4 11 (1.90%) Pegasus
5 7 (1.21%) Infor
6 5 (0.86%) MicroStrategy
6 5 (0.86%) ATG
6 5 (0.86%) IBM
6 5 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (0.86%) HP
7 4 (0.69%) Cognos
7 4 (0.69%) OpenText
7 4 (0.69%) Tableau
8 3 (0.52%) Demandware
8 3 (0.52%) Actinic
8 3 (0.52%) hybris
8 3 (0.52%) Venda
8 3 (0.52%) BT
8 3 (0.52%) Intershop
8 3 (0.52%) Business Objects
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent package & development
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £41500 per annum + Non contrib Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + upto 20% bonus and bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ITF Solutions
Salary: £37000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Capgemini
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HMRC
Posted: 18 days ago