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 14 July 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 39 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 279 232 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.22% 4.21% 3.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.54% 4.43% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 250 190 171
Average salary £42,425 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5037 5239 4704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.33% 95.01% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4210 4384 4134
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 £58,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
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 14 July 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 14 July 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
(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 +16 133 £46,500 +6.28% 11
Warwickshire +10 38 £40,000 - 2
Coventry +25 34 £37,250 -4.48% 2
Staffordshire +7 20 £40,000 +19.40% 5
Solihull -10 6 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Worcestershire +4 5 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Walsall -2 5 £37,000 -7.50% 1
West Bromwich -7 5 £37,500 -
Herefordshire - 3 £35,000 -
Shropshire -4 2 £32,500 -27.77%
Wolverhampton -17 1 £30,500 -18.66%
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 (50.93%) Business Analysis
2 244 (41.29%) Finance
3 104 (17.60%) Degree
4 98 (16.58%) Project Management
5 87 (14.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 85 (14.38%) UML
7 84 (14.21%) Banking
8 79 (13.37%) SQL
9 75 (12.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 72 (12.18%) Retail
11 70 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
12 60 (10.15%) Microsoft
13 58 (9.81%) Change Management
14 54 (9.14%) MS Excel
15 51 (8.63%) ISEB
16 49 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
16 49 (8.29%) QA
17 48 (8.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 47 (7.95%) CRM
18 47 (7.95%) PRINCE2
18 47 (7.95%) Use Case
19 46 (7.78%) Scrum
20 41 (6.94%) Data Analysis
21 39 (6.60%) SQL Server
22 38 (6.43%) ERP
22 38 (6.43%) Credit Risk
23 37 (6.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 36 (6.09%) MS Office
25 35 (5.92%) SAP
25 35 (5.92%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 15 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.86%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.18%) Documentum
4 4 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.51%) Lync
5 3 (0.51%) FileNet
6 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 54 (9.14%) MS Excel
2 36 (6.09%) MS Office
3 34 (5.75%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.86%) FastStats
6 4 (0.68%) MS Project
7 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.86%) SAP SD
3 6 (1.02%) SAP PP
4 5 (0.85%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (0.85%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.85%) Magento
4 5 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.68%) Line 500
5 4 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.68%) SAP MM
6 3 (0.51%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.34%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.34%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.34%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.02%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.17%) SaaS
2 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.34%) ATM
1 2 (0.34%) FTP
1 2 (0.34%) Internet
2 1 (0.17%) Extranet
2 1 (0.17%) Network Security
2 1 (0.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (8.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 39 (6.60%) SQL Server
3 37 (6.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 26 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (2.71%) Relational Database
7 15 (2.54%) Crystal Reports
7 15 (2.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 13 (2.20%) OLAP
9 10 (1.69%) ProClarity
9 10 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (1.35%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.85%) MySQL
11 5 (0.85%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.68%) QlikView
12 4 (0.68%) MS Access
13 3 (0.51%) Star Schema
14 2 (0.34%) Spotfire
14 2 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
15 1 (0.17%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (1.02%) Rational Rose
2 5 (0.85%) Toad
3 4 (0.68%) ERwin
3 4 (0.68%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (0.51%) JIRA
General
1 244 (41.29%) Finance
2 84 (14.21%) Banking
3 72 (12.18%) Retail
4 30 (5.08%) Investment Banking
5 27 (4.57%) Financial Institution
6 25 (4.23%) Marketing
7 20 (3.38%) Manufacturing
8 19 (3.21%) Retail Banking
9 13 (2.20%) Advertising
9 13 (2.20%) Law
10 10 (1.69%) Legal
11 9 (1.52%) Automotive
11 9 (1.52%) Billing
12 6 (1.02%) Front Office
13 5 (0.85%) Back Office
14 2 (0.34%) International Banking
14 2 (0.34%) German Language
15 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
15 1 (0.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.06%) .NET
2 9 (1.52%) MDX
3 7 (1.18%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.02%) XML
4 6 (1.02%) HTML
5 5 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (0.85%) WebCenter
5 5 (0.85%) Middleware
6 4 (0.68%) Web Services
7 3 (0.51%) SAP ALE
8 2 (0.34%) CSS
8 2 (0.34%) SAP Business Workflow
9 1 (0.17%) ADO
9 1 (0.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.43%) Credit Risk
2 28 (4.74%) Management Information System
3 19 (3.21%) Computer Science
4 16 (2.71%) Economics
5 12 (2.03%) FMCG
6 9 (1.52%) Reference Data
7 8 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.02%) Smart Meter
9 5 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (0.68%) Derivative
10 4 (0.68%) Online Banking
10 4 (0.68%) GIS
11 3 (0.51%) Xbox
12 2 (0.34%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.34%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.17%) EPoS
13 1 (0.17%) NHS
13 1 (0.17%) Smartcard
13 1 (0.17%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.17%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.18%) UNIX
1 7 (1.18%) Linux
2 4 (0.68%) Windows
3 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (50.93%) Business Analysis
2 98 (16.58%) Project Management
3 87 (14.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 85 (14.38%) UML
5 75 (12.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 70 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (9.81%) Change Management
8 49 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
9 47 (7.95%) CRM
9 47 (7.95%) PRINCE2
9 47 (7.95%) Use Case
10 46 (7.78%) Scrum
11 41 (6.94%) Data Analysis
12 38 (6.43%) ERP
13 35 (5.92%) E-Commerce
14 29 (4.91%) Waterfall
15 26 (4.40%) Data Modelling
16 25 (4.23%) Validation
16 25 (4.23%) Logistics
16 25 (4.23%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 79 (13.37%) SQL
2 21 (3.55%) VBA
3 11 (1.86%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.18%) T-SQL
5 6 (1.02%) ABAP
6 4 (0.68%) C#
6 4 (0.68%) Java
7 3 (0.51%) VB
7 3 (0.51%) C
8 2 (0.34%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.17%) RPG
9 1 (0.17%) R
Qualifications
1 104 (17.60%) Degree
2 51 (8.63%) ISEB
3 14 (2.37%) CBAP
4 9 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (1.18%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.85%) IIBA
6 5 (0.85%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.68%) HND
8 3 (0.51%) CCA
9 2 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.17%) ACCA
10 1 (0.17%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.29%) QA
2 9 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.34%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 60 (10.15%) Microsoft
2 35 (5.92%) SAP
3 28 (4.74%) Oracle
4 11 (1.86%) Google
4 11 (1.86%) hybris
5 6 (1.02%) IBM
5 6 (1.02%) Pegasus
5 6 (1.02%) Cognos
6 5 (0.85%) Apple
6 5 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (0.85%) Business Objects
7 4 (0.68%) Logi Analytics
7 4 (0.68%) Sage
7 4 (0.68%) ATG
8 3 (0.51%) TSYS
8 3 (0.51%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.34%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.34%) Northgate
9 2 (0.34%) Civica
9 2 (0.34%) Capita
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum + Training
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £37000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £42350 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + career, benefits, bonuses,
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + 8% bonus, Pension, BUPA
Posted: 21 days ago
Coventry
DP Connect
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, excellent Package
Posted: 21 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Solihull
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Company Benefits - Learn NAV
Posted: 26 days ago