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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 49 46 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 281 282 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.91% 4.95% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.14% 5.17% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 236 250 206
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
5470 5453 5312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.60% 95.80% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4351 4506 4409
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +10 97 £45,000 - 13
Coventry +19 61 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Staffordshire -13 23 £42,500 +2.40% 2
Wolverhampton +14 19 £43,500 +24.28%
Solihull +9 14 £40,000 - 3
Warwickshire -9 13 £45,000 +3.44% 3
West Bromwich -1 9 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Walsall -7 7 £36,250 -9.93% 2
Shropshire -11 6 £42,000 +12.75% 1
Herefordshire -1 5 £42,000 -6.66% 4
Wednesbury - 3 £37,500 -
Willenhall - 1 £32,500 -
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 218 (39.93%) Finance
2 204 (37.36%) Business Analysis
3 179 (32.78%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (18.68%) Retail
5 95 (17.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 90 (16.48%) Project Management
7 83 (15.20%) User Acceptance Testing
8 76 (13.92%) SQL
9 72 (13.19%) Degree
10 68 (12.45%) Scrum
11 67 (12.27%) E-Commerce
12 64 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
13 58 (10.62%) User Stories
13 58 (10.62%) Use Case
14 55 (10.07%) User Experience
15 45 (8.24%) Oracle
16 43 (7.88%) Mentoring
17 42 (7.69%) Banking
18 40 (7.33%) Waterfall
19 39 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
20 38 (6.96%) ERP
21 37 (6.78%) SAP
21 37 (6.78%) Computer Science
22 36 (6.59%) Mobile App
23 35 (6.41%) Data Modelling
24 34 (6.23%) Microsoft
24 34 (6.23%) Manufacturing
25 33 (6.04%) Migration
25 33 (6.04%) Wireframes
26 32 (5.86%) Coaching

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 4 (0.73%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.18%) Confluence
3 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (3.85%) MS Office
2 15 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.75%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (3.66%) Dynamics AX
2 20 (3.66%) Oracle 11i
2 20 (3.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (3.30%) Oracle Financials
4 9 (1.65%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (0.92%) Maximo
5 5 (0.92%) SAP MII
6 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.55%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (0.55%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.18%) MFGPRO
8 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.55%) SaaS
2 2 (0.37%) IaaS
2 2 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.10%) SQL Server
1 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.37%) 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 6 (1.10%) JIRA
2 4 (0.73%) Lombardi
3 1 (0.18%) LSMW
General
1 218 (39.93%) Finance
2 102 (18.68%) Retail
3 42 (7.69%) Banking
4 34 (6.23%) Manufacturing
5 27 (4.95%) Legal
6 17 (3.11%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.20%) Billing
7 12 (2.20%) Marketing
8 11 (2.01%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.65%) Automotive
11 8 (1.47%) French Language
12 7 (1.28%) Law
13 5 (0.92%) Advertising
14 4 (0.73%) Local Government
15 2 (0.37%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.18%) Front Office
16 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
16 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.10%) EDI
2 3 (0.55%) .NET
3 2 (0.37%) AngularJS
3 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.37%) HTML
3 2 (0.37%) Web Services
4 1 (0.18%) CSS
4 1 (0.18%) Mason
4 1 (0.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (10.07%) User Experience
3 37 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 36 (6.59%) Mobile App
5 19 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.93%) Virtual Team
7 12 (2.20%) Fixed Income
7 12 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (2.20%) Smart Meter
8 9 (1.65%) Driving Licence
9 8 (1.47%) NHS
10 6 (1.10%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.10%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.92%) Minimum Viable Product
12 4 (0.73%) Chemistry
12 4 (0.73%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.73%) Derivative
12 4 (0.73%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.73%) Physics
12 4 (0.73%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.55%) VMS
2 2 (0.37%) Windows
3 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (37.36%) Business Analysis
2 179 (32.78%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (17.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 90 (16.48%) Project Management
5 83 (15.20%) User Acceptance Testing
6 68 (12.45%) Scrum
7 67 (12.27%) E-Commerce
8 58 (10.62%) Use Case
8 58 (10.62%) User Stories
9 43 (7.88%) Mentoring
10 40 (7.33%) Waterfall
11 39 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
12 38 (6.96%) ERP
13 35 (6.41%) Data Modelling
14 33 (6.04%) Migration
14 33 (6.04%) Wireframes
15 32 (5.86%) Coaching
15 32 (5.86%) Workflow
16 29 (5.31%) Continuous Improvement
17 28 (5.13%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 76 (13.92%) SQL
2 6 (1.10%) RPG
3 5 (0.92%) Java
4 3 (0.55%) C#
5 2 (0.37%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.37%) PHP
5 2 (0.37%) Ruby
5 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (13.19%) Degree
2 28 (5.13%) ISEB
3 4 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.55%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.18%) GNVQ
5 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.86%) QA
2 8 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.73%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 45 (8.24%) Oracle
2 37 (6.78%) SAP
3 34 (6.23%) Microsoft
4 9 (1.65%) Cognos
5 7 (1.28%) ServiceNow
6 6 (1.10%) Informatica
7 5 (0.92%) Sage
8 4 (0.73%) Software AG
8 4 (0.73%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.55%) BT
9 3 (0.55%) Epicor
9 3 (0.55%) Misys
9 3 (0.55%) SunGard
10 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.18%) HP
11 1 (0.18%) hybris
11 1 (0.18%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.18%) Infor
11 1 (0.18%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.18%) QAD
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum + bonus/benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £43000.00 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + pension, holidays, childcare vouchers and flexi
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcestershire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension, Holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £39,000-£43,000 per annum + 25 hols+BH, pension, death in service
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Capita plc
Posted: 25 days ago