The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 27 75 51
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 308 158 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.32% 3.16% 4.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.62% 3.31% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 289 134 187
Average salary £41,250 £38,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,780 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4655 4769 4441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.51% 95.34% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3887 3986 3838
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Business Analyst
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +45 142 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Warwickshire +14 43 £40,000 -4.76% 2
Coventry +27 36 £44,000 +25.71% 4
Staffordshire +5 20 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Worcestershire +13 12 £32,500 -10.34% 1
Solihull -2 10 £50,000 +33.33%
Wolverhampton - 7 £24,812 -
Walsall +2 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Herefordshire - 5 £35,000 -
West Bromwich - 3 £40,000 -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 301 (50.42%) Business Analysis
2 241 (40.37%) Finance
3 114 (19.10%) Degree
4 87 (14.57%) Project Management
5 82 (13.74%) Banking
6 79 (13.23%) ISEB
7 78 (13.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 76 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
9 73 (12.23%) Retail
10 68 (11.39%) SQL
11 63 (10.55%) UML
11 63 (10.55%) Use Case
12 61 (10.22%) User Acceptance Testing
13 58 (9.72%) Change Management
14 55 (9.21%) QA
15 48 (8.04%) Scrum
15 48 (8.04%) Data Modelling
16 47 (7.87%) Microsoft
17 45 (7.54%) PRINCE2
18 41 (6.87%) MS Office
19 39 (6.53%) MS Excel
20 37 (6.20%) Management Information System
21 36 (6.03%) ERP
21 36 (6.03%) SAP
21 36 (6.03%) Data Analysis
22 34 (5.70%) Computer Science
23 33 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
24 32 (5.36%) Oracle
24 32 (5.36%) Economics
25 31 (5.19%) Investment Banking

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (2.18%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.84%) Documentum
3 3 (0.50%) FileNet
3 3 (0.50%) Lync
4 2 (0.34%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 41 (6.87%) MS Office
2 39 (6.53%) MS Excel
3 29 (4.86%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.17%) FastStats
6 5 (0.84%) MS Project
7 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.68%) SAP PP
1 10 (1.68%) SAP SD
2 7 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.01%) SAP R/3
3 6 (1.01%) SAP MM
4 5 (0.84%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (0.84%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.50%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.50%) Misys Midas
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.34%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.17%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.51%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.50%) SaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.84%) Internet
1 5 (0.84%) Network Security
2 2 (0.34%) FTP
3 1 (0.17%) Extranet
3 1 (0.17%) Intranet
3 1 (0.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 25 (4.19%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.02%) Relational Database
3 19 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (2.68%) Crystal Reports
6 12 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.17%) OLAP
7 7 (1.17%) ProClarity
8 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (1.01%) MySQL
9 3 (0.50%) MS Access
9 3 (0.50%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.34%) QlikView
10 2 (0.34%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.17%) DB2
11 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (0.84%) Toad
2 4 (0.67%) JIRA
3 2 (0.34%) ERwin
4 1 (0.17%) TestDirector
General
1 241 (40.37%) Finance
2 82 (13.74%) Banking
3 73 (12.23%) Retail
4 31 (5.19%) Investment Banking
5 25 (4.19%) Manufacturing
6 23 (3.85%) Marketing
7 17 (2.85%) Advertising
8 16 (2.68%) Financial Institution
9 14 (2.35%) Automotive
10 12 (2.01%) Retail Banking
11 10 (1.68%) Billing
12 8 (1.34%) Law
12 8 (1.34%) Legal
13 7 (1.17%) German Language
14 6 (1.01%) Back Office
15 5 (0.84%) International Banking
16 3 (0.50%) Telecoms
17 2 (0.34%) Front Office
18 1 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
18 1 (0.17%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.35%) .NET
2 6 (1.01%) SAP Business Workflow
3 5 (0.84%) Middleware
3 5 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (0.84%) WebCenter
4 3 (0.50%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.17%) COM
5 1 (0.17%) SOAP
5 1 (0.17%) Web Services
5 1 (0.17%) XML
5 1 (0.17%) J2EE
5 1 (0.17%) JSON
5 1 (0.17%) Ajax
5 1 (0.17%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.20%) Management Information System
2 34 (5.70%) Computer Science
3 32 (5.36%) Economics
4 20 (3.35%) Credit Risk
5 13 (2.18%) FMCG
6 12 (2.01%) Reference Data
7 8 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.34%) EPoS
8 7 (1.17%) GIS
9 6 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (0.67%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.50%) NHS
11 3 (0.50%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.50%) Derivative
12 1 (0.17%) AS400
12 1 (0.17%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.17%) Smartcard
12 1 (0.17%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.17%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.17%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.51%) Windows
2 8 (1.34%) Linux
2 8 (1.34%) UNIX
3 3 (0.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (50.42%) Business Analysis
2 87 (14.57%) Project Management
3 78 (13.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 76 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (10.55%) UML
5 63 (10.55%) Use Case
6 61 (10.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 58 (9.72%) Change Management
8 48 (8.04%) Scrum
8 48 (8.04%) Data Modelling
9 45 (7.54%) PRINCE2
10 36 (6.03%) ERP
10 36 (6.03%) Data Analysis
11 33 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (5.03%) ITIL
13 29 (4.86%) Continuous Improvement
14 28 (4.69%) E-Commerce
15 27 (4.52%) User Stories
16 26 (4.36%) Waterfall
17 25 (4.19%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 68 (11.39%) SQL
2 12 (2.01%) ABAP
3 11 (1.84%) VBA
3 11 (1.84%) T-SQL
4 8 (1.34%) Java
5 6 (1.01%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.17%) RPG
7 1 (0.17%) C
7 1 (0.17%) R
7 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 114 (19.10%) Degree
2 79 (13.23%) ISEB
3 28 (4.69%) CBAP
4 12 (2.01%) IIBA
5 8 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.84%) HND
7 3 (0.50%) CCA
8 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (9.21%) QA
2 14 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.34%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
1 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 47 (7.87%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.03%) SAP
3 32 (5.36%) Oracle
4 11 (1.84%) Business Objects
5 8 (1.34%) Google
5 8 (1.34%) Pegasus
6 5 (0.84%) Cognos
7 4 (0.67%) JD Edwards
8 3 (0.50%) Sage
8 3 (0.50%) TSYS
9 2 (0.34%) hybris
9 2 (0.34%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.34%) ATG
10 1 (0.17%) Primavera
10 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.17%) Ariba
10 1 (0.17%) CA
10 1 (0.17%) Apple
10 1 (0.17%) Citrix
10 1 (0.17%) Siebel
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £31920 - £45000 per annum + Private Health Care + Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Car, Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis IT
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £37000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + career, benefits, bonuses,
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
3R Resource Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venator Recruitment Limited
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + strong benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcestershire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Bravissimo Ltd
Salary: benefits (negotiable depending on experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lichfield
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + career, benefits, bonuses,
Posted: 7 days ago
West Bromwich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + car allowance, pension
Posted: 23 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Solihull
Hudson - London
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago