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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 50 44 66
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 282 263 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.85% 4.94% 4.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.05% 5.13% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 234 241 203
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £33,045
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
5581 5124 5382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.01% 96.32% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4433 4275 4495
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -3 90 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Coventry +15 63 £45,000 +2.27% 7
Staffordshire -18 27 £42,500 +2.40% 3
Warwickshire +9 26 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Solihull +13 16 £38,750 -8.82% 3
Wolverhampton +4 11 £43,500 +24.28%
Shropshire -17 9 £42,000 +12.00%
West Bromwich -1 6 £32,500 -31.57%
Walsall -5 6 £37,000 -5.12% 1
Herefordshire -4 5 - - 1
Wednesbury - 2 £35,000 -
Sutton Coldfield -8 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 217 (39.17%) Finance
2 208 (37.55%) Business Analysis
3 177 (31.95%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (16.43%) Retail
5 88 (15.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 86 (15.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 79 (14.26%) Project Management
8 75 (13.54%) SQL
9 70 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
10 66 (11.91%) Degree
11 64 (11.55%) Use Case
12 62 (11.19%) Scrum
13 58 (10.47%) User Stories
14 53 (9.57%) E-Commerce
15 48 (8.66%) Oracle
16 46 (8.30%) Waterfall
17 43 (7.76%) Mentoring
17 43 (7.76%) SAP
18 42 (7.58%) ERP
19 41 (7.40%) Systems Analysis
19 41 (7.40%) User Experience
20 40 (7.22%) Banking
21 37 (6.68%) Workflow
21 37 (6.68%) ISEB
22 36 (6.50%) Wireframes
23 35 (6.32%) Migration
24 34 (6.14%) Manufacturing
25 33 (5.96%) QA
25 33 (5.96%) Continuous Improvement
26 31 (5.60%) Translating Business Requirements

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 7 (1.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 24 (4.33%) MS Visio
2 20 (3.61%) MS Office
3 13 (2.35%) MS Excel
4 6 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (3.97%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (3.43%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (2.89%) Oracle 11i
3 16 (2.89%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (2.53%) Oracle Financials
5 9 (1.62%) Cognos TM1
5 9 (1.62%) SAP MII
6 7 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (1.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.72%) Maximo
8 3 (0.54%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.18%) MFGPRO
10 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.36%) IaaS
1 2 (0.36%) PaaS
1 2 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (0.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.36%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.18%) Big Data
4 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.18%) MySQL
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.18%) QlikView
4 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.18%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.18%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (1.81%) JIRA
2 4 (0.72%) Lombardi
3 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 217 (39.17%) Finance
2 91 (16.43%) Retail
3 40 (7.22%) Banking
4 34 (6.14%) Manufacturing
5 26 (4.69%) Legal
6 16 (2.89%) Investment Banking
7 14 (2.53%) Billing
8 13 (2.35%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.81%) Marketing
9 10 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.62%) Automotive
11 8 (1.44%) French Language
12 7 (1.26%) Law
13 5 (0.90%) Advertising
14 2 (0.36%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.18%) Local Government
15 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.90%) .NET
2 4 (0.72%) EDI
2 4 (0.72%) XML
3 2 (0.36%) AngularJS
3 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.18%) CSS
4 1 (0.18%) HTML
4 1 (0.18%) Mason
4 1 (0.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 70 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (7.40%) User Experience
3 28 (5.05%) Computer Science
4 27 (4.87%) Mobile App
5 16 (2.89%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.89%) Smart Meter
6 14 (2.53%) Fixed Income
6 14 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (2.35%) Virtual Team
8 9 (1.62%) Driving Licence
9 8 (1.44%) NHS
10 7 (1.26%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.90%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.72%) Derivative
12 4 (0.72%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.72%) Economics
13 3 (0.54%) iPad
13 3 (0.54%) Minimum Viable Product
13 3 (0.54%) Reinsurance
13 3 (0.54%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.54%) VMS
2 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.36%) Windows
3 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (37.55%) Business Analysis
2 177 (31.95%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (15.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 86 (15.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 79 (14.26%) Project Management
6 64 (11.55%) Use Case
7 62 (11.19%) Scrum
8 58 (10.47%) User Stories
9 53 (9.57%) E-Commerce
10 46 (8.30%) Waterfall
11 43 (7.76%) Mentoring
12 42 (7.58%) ERP
13 41 (7.40%) Systems Analysis
14 37 (6.68%) Workflow
15 36 (6.50%) Wireframes
16 35 (6.32%) Migration
17 33 (5.96%) Continuous Improvement
18 31 (5.60%) Data Modelling
18 31 (5.60%) Translating Business Requirements
19 29 (5.23%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 75 (13.54%) SQL
2 5 (0.90%) Java
3 4 (0.72%) RPG
4 3 (0.54%) C#
5 2 (0.36%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.36%) PHP
5 2 (0.36%) Ruby
5 2 (0.36%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (11.91%) Degree
2 37 (6.68%) ISEB
3 4 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.54%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.96%) QA
2 9 (1.62%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.72%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 48 (8.66%) Oracle
2 43 (7.76%) SAP
3 30 (5.42%) Microsoft
4 9 (1.62%) Cognos
5 7 (1.26%) Informatica
6 6 (1.08%) ServiceNow
7 5 (0.90%) Sage
8 4 (0.72%) Software AG
8 4 (0.72%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.54%) BT
9 3 (0.54%) Epicor
9 3 (0.54%) Misys
9 3 (0.54%) Pegasus
9 3 (0.54%) SunGard
10 2 (0.36%) hybris
11 1 (0.18%) Demandware
11 1 (0.18%) Guidewire
11 1 (0.18%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.18%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Eames Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + benefits.
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Virtual Forge
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Smethwick, West Midlands (County)
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Pensions, 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 48k per year + Holidays, Pension, Discounts.
Posted: 4 days ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £41000 - £46000 per annum + pension, annual leave etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flex-Working!
Posted: 7 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £39000 - £43000 per annum + 25 hols+BH, pension, death in service
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Walsall
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Warwick
First Utility
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £39000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 21 days ago