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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 30 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 337 270 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.03% 5.46% 5.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.27% 5.63% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 300 247 215
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,630 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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
5371 4794 4071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.10% 96.99% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4487 4180 3357
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +23 144 £45,000 +11.80% 14
Staffordshire +28 50 £41,500 -2.35% 5
Warwickshire -23 26 £42,500 - 4
Coventry -12 25 £42,250 +5.62% 2
Shropshire +27 24 £60,000 +114.28% 1
Herefordshire +9 10 £37,500 +44.23% 1
Solihull -15 10 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Walsall -9 8 £45,250 +18.30% 1
Wolverhampton 0 7 £50,000 +29.87% 1
West Bromwich -7 7 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 7 £30,000 -
Dudley - 4 £52,500 -
Worcestershire -9 2 £32,500 -21.68% 1
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 232 (38.93%) Business Analysis
2 184 (30.87%) Finance
3 164 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (23.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 97 (16.28%) Project Management
6 83 (13.93%) Scrum
7 63 (10.57%) Microsoft
8 59 (9.90%) SQL
9 56 (9.40%) User Acceptance Testing
9 56 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
10 54 (9.06%) Degree
11 50 (8.39%) CRM
12 45 (7.55%) Retail
13 42 (7.05%) E-Commerce
14 38 (6.38%) ERP
14 38 (6.38%) ISEB
15 37 (6.21%) Manufacturing
15 37 (6.21%) Use Case
16 36 (6.04%) SAP
16 36 (6.04%) Translating Business Requirements
17 34 (5.70%) Business Process Mapping
17 34 (5.70%) Dynamics NAV
18 33 (5.54%) User Stories
19 31 (5.20%) Analytics
20 29 (4.87%) Banking
20 29 (4.87%) Business Intelligence
21 28 (4.70%) Risk Analysis
21 28 (4.70%) SDLC
22 25 (4.19%) Information Management
22 25 (4.19%) Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 21 (3.52%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.34%) Node.js
3 4 (0.67%) CMS
4 3 (0.50%) SAS
5 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.35%) MS Office
3 8 (1.34%) MS Project
4 6 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 34 (5.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.34%) SAP MM
4 6 (1.01%) Oracle 11i
4 6 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.84%) Dynamics GP
5 5 (0.84%) SAP SCM
6 4 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.67%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.50%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.50%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.50%) SAP PP
8 2 (0.34%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.34%) GitHub
2 7 (1.17%) SaaS
3 2 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.01%) Firewall
1 6 (1.01%) LAN
1 6 (1.01%) WAN
2 4 (0.67%) Intranet
3 2 (0.34%) HTTP
4 1 (0.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.85%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.85%) Pentaho
3 10 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.34%) Big Data
4 8 (1.34%) MongoDB
4 8 (1.34%) Neo4j
5 6 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (1.01%) QlikView
5 6 (1.01%) SAP BI
6 5 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.67%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.67%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (0.50%) Snowflake Schema
8 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.50%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (1.34%) Jenkins
1 8 (1.34%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 184 (30.87%) Finance
2 45 (7.55%) Retail
3 37 (6.21%) Manufacturing
4 29 (4.87%) Banking
5 15 (2.52%) Billing
6 14 (2.35%) Retail Banking
7 9 (1.51%) Local Government
8 8 (1.34%) Automotive
9 6 (1.01%) Marketing
9 6 (1.01%) Military
10 3 (0.50%) Games
10 3 (0.50%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.34%) Advertising
11 2 (0.34%) Front Office
11 2 (0.34%) Law
11 2 (0.34%) Legal
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.19%) EDI
2 16 (2.68%) .NET
3 9 (1.51%) XML
4 8 (1.34%) Middleware
4 8 (1.34%) Spring XD
5 3 (0.50%) HTML
5 3 (0.50%) Web Services
6 2 (0.34%) COM
7 1 (0.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.19%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.02%) FMCG
4 16 (2.68%) Smart Meter
5 14 (2.35%) Driving Licence
6 12 (2.01%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.51%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.51%) VLE
8 8 (1.34%) e-Learning
8 8 (1.34%) Mathematics
8 8 (1.34%) Visualisation
9 5 (0.84%) DTV
9 5 (0.84%) EPoS
10 4 (0.67%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.67%) Social Media
10 4 (0.67%) User Experience
11 2 (0.34%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.34%) Derivative
11 2 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.34%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.51%) Windows
2 8 (1.34%) Linux
2 8 (1.34%) Unix
3 1 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (38.93%) Business Analysis
2 164 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (23.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 97 (16.28%) Project Management
5 83 (13.93%) Scrum
6 56 (9.40%) User Acceptance Testing
7 50 (8.39%) CRM
8 42 (7.05%) E-Commerce
9 38 (6.38%) ERP
10 37 (6.21%) Use Case
11 36 (6.04%) Translating Business Requirements
12 34 (5.70%) Business Process Mapping
13 33 (5.54%) User Stories
14 31 (5.20%) Analytics
15 29 (4.87%) Business Intelligence
16 28 (4.70%) Risk Analysis
16 28 (4.70%) SDLC
17 25 (4.19%) Change Management
17 25 (4.19%) Information Management
17 25 (4.19%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 59 (9.90%) SQL
2 22 (3.69%) C#
3 14 (2.35%) C
4 9 (1.51%) Java
4 9 (1.51%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.34%) Python
6 7 (1.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (9.06%) Degree
2 38 (6.38%) ISEB
3 8 (1.34%) PhD
4 6 (1.01%) CCNA
4 6 (1.01%) CCNP
4 6 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.50%) ACCA
5 3 (0.50%) CIMA
5 3 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.50%) SAP Certification
6 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.34%) PMP
6 2 (0.34%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.34%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) GNVQ
7 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.02%) QA
2 3 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.34%) Basel II
3 2 (0.34%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (1.34%) Puppet
2 1 (0.17%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 63 (10.57%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.04%) SAP
3 12 (2.01%) Oracle
4 8 (1.34%) Cloudera
4 8 (1.34%) Greenplum
4 8 (1.34%) Hortonworks
4 8 (1.34%) MuleSoft
4 8 (1.34%) Talend
5 7 (1.17%) Cognos
6 6 (1.01%) Cisco
6 6 (1.01%) Tableau
7 4 (0.67%) Pegasus
8 3 (0.50%) Birst
8 3 (0.50%) Informatica
8 3 (0.50%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.17%) IFS
9 1 (0.17%) Rockwell
9 1 (0.17%) Siemens
9 1 (0.17%) Trayport
9 1 (0.17%) Twitter
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £115,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £33,000 - £65,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £32000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Great benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £42000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Great benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £33,000 - £45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Pension Scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per day plus bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + upto 20% bonus and bens
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: dependant on experience + Company benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Worcestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Walsall
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £43974.00 per annum + 40d Hol+Final Sal Pen+Health
Posted: 17 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 17 days ago
Warwickshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 19 days ago
Hereford
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Stoke on Trent City Council
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Stoke On Trent
Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago