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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 50 28 74
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 253 307 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.70% 6.16% 3.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.93% 6.45% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 223 288 128
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,745 £31,000
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
5134 4757 4750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.43% 95.41% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4356 3988 3965
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -34 75 £42,500 -10.52% 13
Warwickshire -1 58 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Staffordshire +4 21 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Coventry -25 21 £55,000 +46.66% 7
Solihull +7 15 £37,500 -25.00%
Shropshire - 10 £44,000 - 1
Walsall +7 9 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Wolverhampton +13 6 £37,500 +51.13% 1
Worcestershire -12 3 £50,000 +53.84%
Herefordshire +4 2 £26,000 -25.71%
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 176 (30.99%) Business Analysis
2 174 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (30.28%) Finance
4 86 (15.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 80 (14.08%) Project Management
6 78 (13.73%) Scrum
7 77 (13.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 66 (11.62%) SQL
9 65 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
10 64 (11.27%) ISEB
11 59 (10.39%) CRM
12 54 (9.51%) Retail
13 53 (9.33%) Kanban
14 50 (8.80%) PRINCE2
15 49 (8.63%) UML
16 48 (8.45%) Billing
17 47 (8.27%) Business Intelligence
18 46 (8.10%) BPR
19 45 (7.92%) Microsoft
20 44 (7.75%) Change Management
21 42 (7.39%) SQL Server
21 42 (7.39%) Degree
22 38 (6.69%) Data Analysis
22 38 (6.69%) MS Excel
23 37 (6.51%) System Testing
24 36 (6.34%) ERP
25 35 (6.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 34 (5.99%) Banking
26 34 (5.99%) SAP
26 34 (5.99%) Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 10 (1.76%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.06%) WebSphere
3 5 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (0.70%) Alfresco
4 4 (0.70%) Documentum
5 2 (0.35%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.18%) CMS
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.18%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 38 (6.69%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.52%) MS Visio
3 19 (3.35%) MS Office
4 6 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.70%) MS Project
6 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.35%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 25 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (2.46%) SAP MM
3 12 (2.11%) Movex
4 10 (1.76%) SAP FI
4 10 (1.76%) SAP FI/CO
4 10 (1.76%) SAP CO
5 9 (1.58%) SAP Retail
5 9 (1.58%) SAP SD
6 8 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
6 8 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
6 8 (1.41%) Oracle Assets
7 7 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.70%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.53%) SAP R/3
10 3 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.53%) Temenos T24
11 2 (0.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.88%) SaaS
2 2 (0.35%) Office 365
2 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.18%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.39%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (2.46%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.58%) MS Access
8 6 (1.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (0.88%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.53%) QlikView
11 2 (0.35%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.35%) Big Data
11 2 (0.35%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.35%) SAP BI
11 2 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.35%) MySQL
12 1 (0.18%) OLAP
12 1 (0.18%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 172 (30.28%) Finance
2 54 (9.51%) Retail
3 48 (8.45%) Billing
4 34 (5.99%) Banking
5 26 (4.58%) Marketing
6 15 (2.64%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.46%) Retail Banking
8 9 (1.58%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.23%) Back Office
10 6 (1.06%) Law
11 5 (0.88%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.70%) Legal
13 2 (0.35%) Automotive
13 2 (0.35%) Advertising
14 1 (0.18%) Publishing
14 1 (0.18%) Military
14 1 (0.18%) Front Office
14 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.64%) XML
2 10 (1.76%) HTML
3 5 (0.88%) .NET
4 4 (0.70%) CSS
5 3 (0.53%) SAP ALE
5 3 (0.53%) SAP Business Workflow
5 3 (0.53%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.18%) HTML5
6 1 (0.18%) REST
6 1 (0.18%) JSON
6 1 (0.18%) XSLT
6 1 (0.18%) JSP
6 1 (0.18%) SOAP
6 1 (0.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 65 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.35%) Management Information System
3 10 (1.76%) FMCG
4 8 (1.41%) Data Structures
5 7 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 5 (0.88%) Hedge funds
6 5 (0.88%) User Experience
7 4 (0.70%) Open Source
7 4 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.53%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.35%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.35%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.35%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.35%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.18%) IVR
10 1 (0.18%) PMI
10 1 (0.18%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (0.88%) Windows
2 3 (0.53%) Linux
2 3 (0.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (30.99%) Business Analysis
2 174 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (15.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 80 (14.08%) Project Management
5 78 (13.73%) Scrum
6 77 (13.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 59 (10.39%) CRM
8 53 (9.33%) Kanban
9 50 (8.80%) PRINCE2
10 49 (8.63%) UML
11 47 (8.27%) Business Intelligence
12 46 (8.10%) BPR
13 44 (7.75%) Change Management
14 38 (6.69%) Data Analysis
15 37 (6.51%) System Testing
16 36 (6.34%) ERP
17 34 (5.99%) Workflow
18 30 (5.28%) ITIL
19 29 (5.11%) Software Testing
20 27 (4.75%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 66 (11.62%) SQL
2 18 (3.17%) VBA
3 16 (2.82%) T-SQL
4 8 (1.41%) VB
5 5 (0.88%) Java
5 5 (0.88%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.53%) ABAP
7 2 (0.35%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.35%) C#
8 1 (0.18%) C
Qualifications
1 64 (11.27%) ISEB
2 42 (7.39%) Degree
3 7 (1.23%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.23%) CBAP
4 3 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.35%) PMP
5 2 (0.35%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 2 (0.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.18%) MBA
6 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.29%) QA
2 5 (0.88%) SLA
3 2 (0.35%) COBIT
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 45 (7.92%) Microsoft
2 34 (5.99%) SAP
3 15 (2.64%) Oracle
4 8 (1.41%) Pegasus
5 6 (1.06%) Business Objects
5 6 (1.06%) ATG
6 5 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.70%) IBM
7 4 (0.70%) BT
7 4 (0.70%) HP
7 4 (0.70%) OpenText
7 4 (0.70%) Intershop
7 4 (0.70%) Venda
7 4 (0.70%) Tableau
7 4 (0.70%) Demandware
7 4 (0.70%) Actinic
7 4 (0.70%) hybris
8 2 (0.35%) CollabNet
8 2 (0.35%) Adobe
9 1 (0.18%) Lotus
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Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Midlands
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £41500 per annum + 25 hol, pension,
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent package & development
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great package
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25k - 40k per year + Pension,health care
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + upto 20% bonus and bens
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, medcial
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Warwickshire
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
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West Midlands
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Warwickshire
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