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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 52 39 54
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 249 271 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.52% 4.95% 4.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.74% 5.21% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 220 243 193
Average salary £42,350 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
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
5252 5203 4655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.40% 95.10% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4373 4434 3969
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 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 0 117 £42,500 - 18
Warwickshire -2 37 £40,000 - 2
Coventry +3 22 £44,250 +4.11% 5
Staffordshire -22 19 £42,500 - 4
Walsall -3 17 £39,000 +4.00%
Solihull +1 10 £37,500 +7.14%
Wolverhampton 0 4 £37,500 -
Shropshire - 2 £32,500 -
West Bromwich +3 1 £30,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 306 (52.22%) Business Analysis
2 248 (42.32%) Finance
3 155 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
4 123 (20.99%) Analytical Skills
5 104 (17.75%) Degree
6 97 (16.55%) Project Management
7 91 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 80 (13.65%) UML
9 73 (12.46%) SQL
10 67 (11.43%) Banking
10 67 (11.43%) QA
11 63 (10.75%) Retail
12 62 (10.58%) User Acceptance Testing
13 61 (10.41%) Microsoft
14 59 (10.07%) Scrum
15 58 (9.90%) CRM
16 57 (9.73%) Data Analysis
17 56 (9.56%) ISEB
18 50 (8.53%) MS Excel
19 49 (8.36%) Use Case
20 47 (8.02%) MS Office
21 43 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
22 42 (7.17%) Credit Risk
23 41 (7.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 37 (6.31%) Change Management
25 35 (5.97%) SQL Server
26 32 (5.46%) PRINCE2
26 32 (5.46%) Data Modelling
27 31 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
28 30 (5.12%) ERP

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 14 (2.39%) WebSphere
2 12 (2.05%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.68%) Documentum
3 4 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (0.51%) Lync
5 1 (0.17%) IIS
5 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.17%) CMS
5 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 50 (8.53%) MS Excel
2 47 (8.02%) MS Office
3 26 (4.44%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.02%) FastStats
6 4 (0.68%) MS Project
7 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.19%) Magento
3 6 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.85%) SAP PP
4 5 (0.85%) SAP SD
4 5 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.85%) Servitor
5 4 (0.68%) Line 500
5 4 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.51%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.51%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.51%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.34%) Academy Housing
7 2 (0.34%) arcHouse
7 2 (0.34%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.17%) Movex
8 1 (0.17%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.17%) Retail-J
8 1 (0.17%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.22%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.34%) ATM
1 2 (0.34%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 35 (5.97%) SQL Server
3 31 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (4.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (1.88%) Relational Database
6 11 (1.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 11 (1.88%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (1.71%) OLAP
7 10 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.54%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.37%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.02%) QlikView
11 5 (0.85%) ProClarity
11 5 (0.85%) MySQL
12 4 (0.68%) MS Access
13 2 (0.34%) Spotfire
14 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.17%) OLTP
14 1 (0.17%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (1.54%) ERwin
2 7 (1.19%) Toad
3 6 (1.02%) Rational Rose
4 4 (0.68%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.34%) JIRA
6 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.17%) Hudson
General
1 248 (42.32%) Finance
2 67 (11.43%) Banking
3 63 (10.75%) Retail
4 27 (4.61%) Investment Banking
5 23 (3.92%) Legal
5 23 (3.92%) Marketing
6 20 (3.41%) Financial Institution
7 15 (2.56%) Manufacturing
8 14 (2.39%) Retail Banking
9 13 (2.22%) Law
10 8 (1.37%) Advertising
11 6 (1.02%) Billing
11 6 (1.02%) Front Office
12 5 (0.85%) Automotive
13 3 (0.51%) Back Office
13 3 (0.51%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.34%) International Banking
14 2 (0.34%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.61%) .NET
2 15 (2.56%) XML
3 12 (2.05%) ASP.NET
4 9 (1.54%) HTML
4 9 (1.54%) Web Services
4 9 (1.54%) MDX
5 6 (1.02%) XSLT
6 5 (0.85%) Middleware
6 5 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (0.85%) WebCenter
7 3 (0.51%) CSS
8 2 (0.34%) XSD
8 2 (0.34%) SAP Business Workflow
8 2 (0.34%) Ajax
9 1 (0.17%) SAP ALE
9 1 (0.17%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.17%) SAP PI
9 1 (0.17%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 123 (20.99%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (7.17%) Credit Risk
3 26 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 25 (4.27%) Economics
5 10 (1.71%) Derivative
6 9 (1.54%) Smart Meter
7 8 (1.37%) FMCG
7 8 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.02%) Reference Data
8 6 (1.02%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.85%) Data Integration
9 5 (0.85%) User Experience
10 4 (0.68%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.68%) EPoS
11 3 (0.51%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.51%) Market Risk
11 3 (0.51%) Xbox
12 1 (0.17%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Data Extraction
12 1 (0.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.19%) UNIX
1 7 (1.19%) Linux
2 4 (0.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (52.22%) Business Analysis
2 155 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (16.55%) Project Management
4 91 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 80 (13.65%) UML
6 62 (10.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 59 (10.07%) Scrum
8 58 (9.90%) CRM
9 57 (9.73%) Data Analysis
10 49 (8.36%) Use Case
11 43 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
12 37 (6.31%) Change Management
13 32 (5.46%) Data Modelling
13 32 (5.46%) PRINCE2
14 30 (5.12%) ERP
15 29 (4.95%) E-Commerce
15 29 (4.95%) Waterfall
16 27 (4.61%) Validation
17 22 (3.75%) BPMN
18 21 (3.58%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 73 (12.46%) SQL
2 21 (3.58%) VBA
3 12 (2.05%) JavaScript
4 5 (0.85%) C
4 5 (0.85%) T-SQL
4 5 (0.85%) Java
5 4 (0.68%) C#
5 4 (0.68%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.51%) VB
6 3 (0.51%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.34%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 104 (17.75%) Degree
2 56 (9.56%) ISEB
3 12 (2.05%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.88%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.68%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.68%) CBAP
6 4 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.51%) ACCA
7 3 (0.51%) CIMA
8 2 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.17%) AAT
9 1 (0.17%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (11.43%) QA
2 4 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 61 (10.41%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.12%) SAP
3 26 (4.44%) Oracle
4 14 (2.39%) hybris
5 13 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.37%) IBM
7 7 (1.19%) ATG
8 5 (0.85%) Apple
8 5 (0.85%) Business Objects
8 5 (0.85%) Google
9 4 (0.68%) Logi Analytics
9 4 (0.68%) Sage
10 3 (0.51%) Civica
11 2 (0.34%) Capita
11 2 (0.34%) Orchard
11 2 (0.34%) Northgate
11 2 (0.34%) Tableau
11 2 (0.34%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.34%) Cognos
12 1 (0.17%) Siebel
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40 - £45 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £350 - 425 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield
Modis International - London
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 28500-31500 Per Annum Pension / gym / free parking / childcare / health
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Code Red Associates
Salary: £28000 to £32000 per annum - + Excellent Pension/Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Exec Car + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + career, benefits, bonuses,
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + it
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago