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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 57 62 45
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 265 219 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.34% 4.06% 5.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.50% 4.18% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 223 185 252
Median salary £43,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
5884 5240 5202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.35% 97.04% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4636 4376 4387
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +4 94 £42,500 -5.55% 11
Staffordshire +12 34 £45,000 +5.88%
Warwickshire -21 33 £47,500 +9.19% 4
Shropshire -6 18 £34,000 -24.02%
West Bromwich +9 16 £55,000 -
Coventry -8 16 £41,000 -25.45% 4
Wolverhampton -1 11 £43,500 +16.00%
Solihull +10 7 £45,000 +19.20% 2
Walsall -15 4 £37,500 -3.84% 1
Worcestershire -2 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Dudley - 1 £35,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £42,000 -
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 223 (36.56%) Finance
2 217 (35.57%) Business Analysis
3 198 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
4 132 (21.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 117 (19.18%) Project Management
6 85 (13.93%) Scrum
7 76 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
8 67 (10.98%) Degree
9 60 (9.84%) Retail
10 58 (9.51%) E-Commerce
11 57 (9.34%) User Stories
12 55 (9.02%) Use Case
13 51 (8.36%) User Acceptance Testing
14 45 (7.38%) Translating Business Requirements
14 45 (7.38%) Manufacturing
15 42 (6.89%) SQL
16 41 (6.72%) SAP
17 39 (6.39%) Microsoft
18 36 (5.90%) Business Process Mapping
19 34 (5.57%) Waterfall
19 34 (5.57%) Mobile App
20 33 (5.41%) CRM
21 32 (5.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
22 31 (5.08%) Banking
23 30 (4.92%) Systems Analysis
23 30 (4.92%) Analytics
24 29 (4.75%) Computer Science
24 29 (4.75%) Coaching
24 29 (4.75%) User Experience
24 29 (4.75%) Management Information System

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 19 (3.11%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.15%) Node.js
3 4 (0.66%) CMS
3 4 (0.66%) SAS
4 2 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.16%) Confluence
5 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (2.79%) MS Office
2 11 (1.80%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (2.79%) Dynamics AX
1 17 (2.79%) Oracle 11i
1 17 (2.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (2.46%) Oracle Financials
3 14 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (1.48%) SAP MM
5 7 (1.15%) Cognos TM1
6 6 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.82%) Maximo
7 5 (0.82%) SAP CO
7 5 (0.82%) SAP FI
7 5 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.66%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.66%) SAP SCM
9 3 (0.49%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.15%) GitHub
2 5 (0.82%) SaaS
3 2 (0.33%) IaaS
3 2 (0.33%) Office 365
3 2 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.15%) Firewall
1 7 (1.15%) LAN
1 7 (1.15%) WAN
2 4 (0.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.31%) Big Data
1 8 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.15%) MongoDB
2 7 (1.15%) Neo4j
2 7 (1.15%) Pentaho
2 7 (1.15%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.49%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.16%) QlikView
7 1 (0.16%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.15%) Jenkins
1 7 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.33%) JIRA
2 2 (0.33%) Lombardi
3 1 (0.16%) LSMW
3 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 223 (36.56%) Finance
2 60 (9.84%) Retail
3 45 (7.38%) Manufacturing
4 31 (5.08%) Banking
5 20 (3.28%) Billing
6 13 (2.13%) Local Government
7 10 (1.64%) Marketing
8 8 (1.31%) Automotive
9 6 (0.98%) Advertising
9 6 (0.98%) French Language
9 6 (0.98%) Law
9 6 (0.98%) Legal
9 6 (0.98%) Military
9 6 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.82%) Games
11 3 (0.49%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.49%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Electronics
13 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.31%) XML
2 7 (1.15%) Middleware
2 7 (1.15%) Spring XD
3 6 (0.98%) .NET
4 5 (0.82%) EDI
5 4 (0.66%) HTML
6 2 (0.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.33%) COM
6 2 (0.33%) Web Services
7 1 (0.16%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 76 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.57%) Mobile App
3 29 (4.75%) Computer Science
3 29 (4.75%) Management Information System
3 29 (4.75%) User Experience
4 12 (1.97%) Minimum Viable Product
5 11 (1.80%) Mathematics
6 10 (1.64%) Smart Meter
7 9 (1.48%) VLE
8 8 (1.31%) Driving Licence
8 8 (1.31%) FMCG
9 7 (1.15%) Visualisation
10 6 (0.98%) EPoS
11 5 (0.82%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.82%) e-Learning
12 4 (0.66%) Chemistry
12 4 (0.66%) Physics
12 4 (0.66%) Statistics
13 3 (0.49%) iPad
14 2 (0.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.15%) Linux
1 7 (1.15%) Unix
2 1 (0.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (35.57%) Business Analysis
2 198 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (21.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 117 (19.18%) Project Management
5 85 (13.93%) Scrum
6 58 (9.51%) E-Commerce
7 57 (9.34%) User Stories
8 55 (9.02%) Use Case
9 51 (8.36%) User Acceptance Testing
10 45 (7.38%) Translating Business Requirements
11 36 (5.90%) Business Process Mapping
12 34 (5.57%) Waterfall
13 33 (5.41%) CRM
14 32 (5.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 30 (4.92%) Analytics
15 30 (4.92%) Systems Analysis
16 29 (4.75%) Coaching
17 28 (4.59%) Risk Analysis
18 27 (4.43%) GAP Analysis
19 26 (4.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 42 (6.89%) SQL
2 11 (1.80%) C#
3 9 (1.48%) Java
3 9 (1.48%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.15%) Python
5 5 (0.82%) RPG
6 2 (0.33%) PHP
6 2 (0.33%) Ruby
6 2 (0.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.16%) C
7 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (10.98%) Degree
2 22 (3.61%) ISEB
3 7 (1.15%) CCNA
3 7 (1.15%) CCNP
3 7 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (1.15%) PhD
4 4 (0.66%) ACCA
4 4 (0.66%) CIMA
4 4 (0.66%) GNVQ
4 4 (0.66%) SAP Certification
5 3 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.16%) PMP
7 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.95%) QA
2 3 (0.49%) SLA
3 2 (0.33%) Basel II
3 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.33%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (1.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (6.72%) SAP
2 39 (6.39%) Microsoft
3 24 (3.93%) Oracle
4 8 (1.31%) Cognos
5 7 (1.15%) Cisco
5 7 (1.15%) Cloudera
5 7 (1.15%) Greenplum
5 7 (1.15%) Hortonworks
5 7 (1.15%) MuleSoft
5 7 (1.15%) Talend
6 4 (0.66%) Siebel
7 3 (0.49%) BT
7 3 (0.49%) Sage
7 3 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.33%) Infor
8 2 (0.33%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.33%) Software AG
8 2 (0.33%) Teradata
8 2 (0.33%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.16%) Twitter
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + car allowance + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus & 12% pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £30,408 - 47,112 per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Midland Heart
Salary: From £42,242 to £44,465 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + pension, flexible benefits, others
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
ECOM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + full benefits package
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago