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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 44 42 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 291 265 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.95% 4.92% 4.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.31% 5.20% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 244 230 191
Average salary £41,250 £42,350 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +5.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
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
5476 5098 5256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.22% 94.67% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4524 4266 4400
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +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 £60,000
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 28 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 28 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 -24 80 £40,000 -11.11% 16
Warwickshire -9 48 £43,500 +8.75% 2
Coventry -12 32 £44,000 +18.12% 4
Staffordshire +10 29 £41,500 +3.75% 7
Walsall +9 24 £40,000 +5.26% 1
Solihull +24 20 £40,000 +4.57% 2
West Bromwich +10 12 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Shropshire +5 11 £37,250 +14.61% 3
Worcestershire -1 10 £39,500 -1.25% 1
Wolverhampton +1 6 £37,500 - 6
Herefordshire -4 2 - -
Dudley - 2 £35,000 -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 197 (35.69%) Business Analysis
2 189 (34.24%) Finance
3 125 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (17.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 86 (15.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 77 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
6 77 (13.95%) Project Management
7 63 (11.41%) Retail
8 62 (11.23%) SAP
9 57 (10.33%) Scrum
10 56 (10.14%) PRINCE2
11 53 (9.60%) ERP
12 51 (9.24%) Data Analysis
13 49 (8.88%) CRM
14 47 (8.51%) Manufacturing
15 44 (7.97%) Business Intelligence
16 39 (7.07%) Change Management
16 39 (7.07%) SDLC
17 36 (6.52%) ISEB
17 36 (6.52%) ITIL
18 35 (6.34%) SQL
19 34 (6.16%) Degree
19 34 (6.16%) Logistics
20 33 (5.98%) Banking
20 33 (5.98%) UML
20 33 (5.98%) E-Commerce
21 32 (5.80%) BPR
22 30 (5.43%) Kanban
23 29 (5.25%) Billing
23 29 (5.25%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 5 (0.91%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.72%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.54%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.36%) CMS
4 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.18%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.18%) Confluence
5 1 (0.18%) Documentum
5 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.18%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 12 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.27%) MS Office
3 6 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (4.89%) SAP CO
1 27 (4.89%) SAP FI/CO
1 27 (4.89%) SAP FI
2 22 (3.99%) SAP MM
3 20 (3.62%) SAP SD
4 19 (3.44%) Movex
4 19 (3.44%) SAP Retail
5 12 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (1.27%) Temenos T24
7 4 (0.72%) Infor M3
8 3 (0.54%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.54%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.36%) SAP R/3
9 2 (0.36%) Magento
10 1 (0.18%) Line 500
10 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.18%) Agresso
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.45%) SaaS
2 3 (0.54%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.36%) Office 365
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.53%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (1.81%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.45%) QlikView
8 6 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (0.91%) Snowflake Schema
9 5 (0.91%) Star Schema
9 5 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.54%) SAP HANA
11 3 (0.54%) SAP BI
11 3 (0.54%) SAP BW
11 3 (0.54%) MS Access
11 3 (0.54%) OLAP
12 2 (0.36%) MySQL
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Hudson
1 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.18%) Bugzilla
1 1 (0.18%) JIRA
General
1 189 (34.24%) Finance
2 63 (11.41%) Retail
3 47 (8.51%) Manufacturing
4 33 (5.98%) Banking
5 29 (5.25%) Billing
6 21 (3.80%) Retail Banking
7 18 (3.26%) Marketing
8 5 (0.91%) Military
8 5 (0.91%) Automotive
8 5 (0.91%) Law
8 5 (0.91%) Legal
9 4 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.54%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.36%) Back Office
11 2 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.36%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.36%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Games
12 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.63%) .NET
1 9 (1.63%) XML
2 7 (1.27%) HTML
3 3 (0.54%) CSS
4 2 (0.36%) XSLT
4 2 (0.36%) SAP ALE
4 2 (0.36%) SAP Business Workflow
4 2 (0.36%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.18%) HTML5
5 1 (0.18%) EDI
5 1 (0.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 77 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.35%) FMCG
3 13 (2.36%) Management Information System
4 10 (1.81%) User Experience
5 5 (0.91%) Smart Meter
5 5 (0.91%) EPoS
6 4 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.54%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.54%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.36%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.36%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.36%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.18%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.18%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.18%) DTV
9 1 (0.18%) GIS
9 1 (0.18%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (0.72%) Windows
2 1 (0.18%) Linux
2 1 (0.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (35.69%) Business Analysis
2 125 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (17.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 86 (15.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 77 (13.95%) Project Management
6 57 (10.33%) Scrum
7 56 (10.14%) PRINCE2
8 53 (9.60%) ERP
9 51 (9.24%) Data Analysis
10 49 (8.88%) CRM
11 44 (7.97%) Business Intelligence
12 39 (7.07%) Change Management
12 39 (7.07%) SDLC
13 36 (6.52%) ITIL
14 34 (6.16%) Logistics
15 33 (5.98%) UML
15 33 (5.98%) E-Commerce
16 32 (5.80%) BPR
17 30 (5.43%) Kanban
18 29 (5.25%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (6.34%) SQL
2 13 (2.36%) T-SQL
3 8 (1.45%) VBA
4 6 (1.09%) C#
5 5 (0.91%) Java
6 4 (0.72%) PL/SQL
6 4 (0.72%) C
6 4 (0.72%) VB
7 2 (0.36%) ABAP
7 2 (0.36%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.18%) X++
8 1 (0.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (6.52%) ISEB
2 34 (6.16%) Degree
3 4 (0.72%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.36%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 2 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (0.36%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.18%) CBAP
6 1 (0.18%) MCSE
6 1 (0.18%) PMP
6 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.99%) SLA
2 10 (1.81%) QA
3 3 (0.54%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 62 (11.23%) SAP
2 20 (3.62%) Oracle
3 18 (3.26%) Microsoft
4 8 (1.45%) Pegasus
5 7 (1.27%) Infor
5 7 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (1.09%) Cognos
6 6 (1.09%) Tableau
7 5 (0.91%) Informatica
7 5 (0.91%) HP
8 4 (0.72%) IBM
8 4 (0.72%) ATG
9 3 (0.54%) Google
9 3 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.54%) Baan
10 2 (0.36%) BT
10 2 (0.36%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.36%) Intershop
10 2 (0.36%) CollabNet
10 2 (0.36%) Actinic
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + upto 20% bonus and bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Employee Discount, Holidays
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: £dependant on experience + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28500 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, 25 days hol etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £43112.00 per annum + 40d Hol+final sal pen+Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£80,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £33k - 40k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago