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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 37 25 69
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 281 298 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.52% 6.71% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.80% 7.03% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 258 270 152
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
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
4841 4236 4635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.03% 95.32% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4160 3497 3930
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -21 81 £40,500 -14.73% 8
Warwickshire -3 50 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Solihull +19 36 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Coventry -24 27 £45,000 -3.22% 4
Staffordshire -7 20 £42,500 - 2
Wolverhampton +8 9 £37,500 +51.13% 1
Worcestershire +1 9 £41,500 +31.74%
Walsall +2 8 £37,500 +7.14%
Shropshire -8 7 £40,750 +13.19% 2
Herefordshire -5 4 £33,000 -5.71%
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 207 (35.69%) Business Analysis
2 173 (29.83%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (28.62%) Finance
4 91 (15.69%) Project Management
5 90 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 82 (14.14%) Scrum
7 79 (13.62%) ISEB
8 74 (12.76%) SQL
9 70 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
10 68 (11.72%) User Acceptance Testing
11 54 (9.31%) UML
11 54 (9.31%) Business Intelligence
12 52 (8.97%) SQL Server
12 52 (8.97%) Retail
12 52 (8.97%) Degree
13 49 (8.45%) MS Excel
13 49 (8.45%) CRM
14 48 (8.28%) Microsoft
14 48 (8.28%) Kanban
15 47 (8.10%) Change Management
16 46 (7.93%) BPR
17 42 (7.24%) PRINCE2
17 42 (7.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 40 (6.90%) Billing
19 39 (6.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 37 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 36 (6.21%) Banking
22 34 (5.86%) Workflow
23 32 (5.52%) Data Analysis
23 32 (5.52%) System Testing

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.55%) Documentum
2 9 (1.55%) Alfresco
3 5 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (0.86%) FileNet
3 5 (0.86%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.34%) SAS
5 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.17%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 49 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 30 (5.17%) MS Visio
3 17 (2.93%) MS Office
4 8 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.03%) Photoshop
5 6 (1.03%) Fireworks
5 6 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.55%) SAP MM
3 8 (1.38%) Movex
3 8 (1.38%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (1.38%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (1.38%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (1.38%) Oracle Assets
4 7 (1.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (0.86%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.86%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.69%) SAP Retail
7 4 (0.69%) SAP SD
8 3 (0.52%) SAP R/3
8 3 (0.52%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.17%) Retail-J
9 1 (0.17%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.52%) SaaS
3 2 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.17%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 42 (7.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (6.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 24 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (2.24%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.55%) MS Access
8 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (0.86%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.69%) MySQL
11 2 (0.34%) Big Data
11 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.34%) QlikView
11 2 (0.34%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.17%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (0.17%) Spotfire
12 1 (0.17%) OLAP
12 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 166 (28.62%) Finance
2 52 (8.97%) Retail
3 40 (6.90%) Billing
4 36 (6.21%) Banking
5 23 (3.97%) Marketing
6 14 (2.41%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.24%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.72%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.21%) Back Office
9 7 (1.21%) Legal
10 6 (1.03%) Law
11 5 (0.86%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.52%) Automotive
13 2 (0.34%) Advertising
14 1 (0.17%) Publishing
14 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Local Government
14 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.59%) XML
2 13 (2.24%) HTML
3 8 (1.38%) CSS
4 3 (0.52%) .NET
4 3 (0.52%) SAP ALE
4 3 (0.52%) SAP Business Workflow
4 3 (0.52%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.17%) REST
5 1 (0.17%) JSON
5 1 (0.17%) XSD
5 1 (0.17%) JSP
5 1 (0.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 70 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.97%) Management Information System
3 8 (1.38%) Data Structures
4 7 (1.21%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.03%) User Experience
6 5 (0.86%) Hedge funds
6 5 (0.86%) FMCG
7 4 (0.69%) Smart Meter
7 4 (0.69%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.34%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.34%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.34%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.34%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.34%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.17%) IVR
9 1 (0.17%) PMI
9 1 (0.17%) EPoS
9 1 (0.17%) GIS
9 1 (0.17%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (0.69%) Windows
2 2 (0.34%) Linux
2 2 (0.34%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (35.69%) Business Analysis
2 173 (29.83%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (15.69%) Project Management
4 90 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 82 (14.14%) Scrum
6 68 (11.72%) User Acceptance Testing
7 54 (9.31%) UML
7 54 (9.31%) Business Intelligence
8 49 (8.45%) CRM
9 48 (8.28%) Kanban
10 47 (8.10%) Change Management
11 46 (7.93%) BPR
12 42 (7.24%) PRINCE2
13 34 (5.86%) Workflow
14 32 (5.52%) Data Analysis
14 32 (5.52%) System Testing
15 29 (5.00%) Data Modelling
16 28 (4.83%) Use Case
17 26 (4.48%) ERP
18 25 (4.31%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 74 (12.76%) SQL
2 23 (3.97%) T-SQL
3 18 (3.10%) VBA
4 7 (1.21%) VB
5 5 (0.86%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.69%) Java
7 3 (0.52%) ABAP
8 2 (0.34%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.17%) C
9 1 (0.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 79 (13.62%) ISEB
2 52 (8.97%) Degree
3 13 (2.24%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.90%) CBAP
5 5 (0.86%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.34%) PMP
7 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.17%) MBA
7 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.17%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.76%) QA
2 3 (0.52%) SLA
3 2 (0.34%) COBIT
4 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 48 (8.28%) Microsoft
2 23 (3.97%) Oracle
3 22 (3.79%) SAP
4 9 (1.55%) HP
4 9 (1.55%) IBM
4 9 (1.55%) OpenText
5 6 (1.03%) Business Objects
5 6 (1.03%) Adobe
5 6 (1.03%) Pegasus
6 5 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (0.86%) EMC
6 5 (0.86%) Stellent
6 5 (0.86%) Tableau
7 4 (0.69%) Demandware
7 4 (0.69%) Intershop
7 4 (0.69%) Actinic
7 4 (0.69%) hybris
7 4 (0.69%) Venda
7 4 (0.69%) BT
7 4 (0.69%) ATG
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Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £41500 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + upto 20% bonus and bens
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £43000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + car allowance + upto 15% bonus + g
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £42500.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £41500 per annum + Non contrib Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Health Care and Pension
Posted: 16 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Virgin Media
Salary: From £29,000 to £47,000 per annum plus bonuses plus amazing benefits
Posted: 16 days ago