The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 42 50 63
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 265 233 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.91% 4.17% 3.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.18% 4.41% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 230 196 163
Average salary £41,675 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.18% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5117 5286 4632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.81% 94.70% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4285 4439 4020
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Business Analyst
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +8 129 £45,000 +2.85% 12
Warwickshire +5 34 £40,000 - 5
Coventry +28 31 £38,500 +1.31% 6
Staffordshire -3 19 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Walsall -2 9 £39,000 +4.00% 1
Solihull -6 6 £36,500 -5.80% 4
West Bromwich -9 4 - -
Worcestershire -4 3 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Herefordshire - 3 £35,000 -
Shropshire -2 2 £32,500 -12.16%
Wolverhampton -5 1 - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 291 (50.61%) Business Analysis
2 239 (41.57%) Finance
3 96 (16.70%) Project Management
3 96 (16.70%) Degree
4 84 (14.61%) UML
5 83 (14.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 81 (14.09%) Banking
7 75 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 74 (12.87%) SQL
9 68 (11.83%) Retail
10 63 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
11 60 (10.43%) Microsoft
12 54 (9.39%) MS Excel
13 53 (9.22%) Change Management
13 53 (9.22%) QA
14 48 (8.35%) ISEB
15 46 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
16 45 (7.83%) CRM
16 45 (7.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 44 (7.65%) PRINCE2
18 43 (7.48%) Data Analysis
18 43 (7.48%) Scrum
18 43 (7.48%) Use Case
19 41 (7.13%) Credit Risk
20 39 (6.78%) MS Office
21 35 (6.09%) SQL Server
22 34 (5.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 33 (5.74%) SAP
23 33 (5.74%) ERP
24 32 (5.57%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (2.43%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.09%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.04%) Documentum
4 4 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.52%) Lync
6 2 (0.35%) FileNet
7 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 54 (9.39%) MS Excel
2 39 (6.78%) MS Office
3 32 (5.57%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.39%) FastStats
6 4 (0.70%) MS Project
7 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.57%) SAP SD
3 6 (1.04%) Magento
4 5 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.87%) SAP PP
5 4 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.70%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.70%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.70%) SAP MM
5 4 (0.70%) Line 500
6 3 (0.52%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.52%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.35%) Academy Housing
7 2 (0.35%) arcHouse
7 2 (0.35%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.17%) CA Clarity
8 1 (0.17%) SAP APO
8 1 (0.17%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.04%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.35%) Internet
1 2 (0.35%) ATM
1 2 (0.35%) FTP
2 1 (0.17%) Network Security
2 1 (0.17%) Extranet
2 1 (0.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (7.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 35 (6.09%) SQL Server
3 34 (5.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (4.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 26 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 15 (2.61%) Crystal Reports
8 13 (2.26%) OLAP
9 12 (2.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (1.39%) Data Mining
12 7 (1.22%) ProClarity
13 6 (1.04%) MySQL
14 5 (0.87%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.70%) MS Access
15 4 (0.70%) QlikView
16 3 (0.52%) Star Schema
17 2 (0.35%) Spotfire
18 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects XI
18 1 (0.17%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (1.04%) ERwin
1 6 (1.04%) Toad
1 6 (1.04%) Rational Rose
2 4 (0.70%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 239 (41.57%) Finance
2 81 (14.09%) Banking
3 68 (11.83%) Retail
4 31 (5.39%) Investment Banking
5 26 (4.52%) Financial Institution
6 22 (3.83%) Marketing
7 18 (3.13%) Manufacturing
8 17 (2.96%) Retail Banking
9 14 (2.43%) Legal
10 13 (2.26%) Law
11 10 (1.74%) Advertising
12 9 (1.57%) Automotive
13 6 (1.04%) Front Office
14 4 (0.70%) Billing
14 4 (0.70%) Back Office
15 2 (0.35%) International Banking
16 1 (0.17%) German Language
16 1 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
16 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.65%) .NET
2 9 (1.57%) MDX
3 8 (1.39%) HTML
3 8 (1.39%) XML
4 7 (1.22%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.87%) WebCenter
5 5 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (0.87%) Web Services
5 5 (0.87%) Middleware
6 3 (0.52%) CSS
6 3 (0.52%) SAP ALE
7 2 (0.35%) SAP Business Workflow
8 1 (0.17%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.17%) XSLT
8 1 (0.17%) ADO
8 1 (0.17%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.13%) Credit Risk
2 24 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 19 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 17 (2.96%) Economics
5 12 (2.09%) FMCG
6 9 (1.57%) Reference Data
7 8 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.04%) Derivative
8 6 (1.04%) Smart Meter
9 4 (0.70%) Online Banking
9 4 (0.70%) GIS
9 4 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (0.52%) Xbox
11 2 (0.35%) Market Risk
12 1 (0.17%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.17%) Data Extraction
12 1 (0.17%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.17%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.17%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.39%) UNIX
1 8 (1.39%) Linux
2 5 (0.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (50.61%) Business Analysis
2 96 (16.70%) Project Management
3 84 (14.61%) UML
4 83 (14.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 75 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 63 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (9.22%) Change Management
8 46 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
9 45 (7.83%) CRM
10 44 (7.65%) PRINCE2
11 43 (7.48%) Data Analysis
11 43 (7.48%) Scrum
11 43 (7.48%) Use Case
12 33 (5.74%) ERP
13 31 (5.39%) E-Commerce
13 31 (5.39%) Waterfall
14 26 (4.52%) Logistics
15 25 (4.35%) Validation
16 24 (4.17%) Data Modelling
17 22 (3.83%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 74 (12.87%) SQL
2 23 (4.00%) VBA
3 12 (2.09%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.22%) T-SQL
5 5 (0.87%) ABAP
5 5 (0.87%) Java
6 4 (0.70%) C#
7 3 (0.52%) C
7 3 (0.52%) VB
8 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 96 (16.70%) Degree
2 48 (8.35%) ISEB
3 10 (1.74%) CBAP
4 9 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (1.39%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.04%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.35%) CCA
8 2 (0.35%) HND
9 1 (0.17%) IIBA
9 1 (0.17%) CIMA
9 1 (0.17%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (9.22%) QA
2 7 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 60 (10.43%) Microsoft
2 33 (5.74%) SAP
3 26 (4.52%) Oracle
4 12 (2.09%) hybris
5 7 (1.22%) Google
6 6 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.04%) Cognos
7 5 (0.87%) Business Objects
7 5 (0.87%) Apple
7 5 (0.87%) IBM
7 5 (0.87%) ATG
8 4 (0.70%) Pegasus
8 4 (0.70%) Sage
8 4 (0.70%) Logi Analytics
9 3 (0.52%) TSYS
10 2 (0.35%) Northgate
10 2 (0.35%) Civica
10 2 (0.35%) Capita
10 2 (0.35%) Orchard
10 2 (0.35%) MicroStrategy
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £42350 per annum + Pension, Benefits, Parking, 25+8 hol
Posted: 15 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Stafford and Rural Homes
Salary: From £28,536 to £31,539 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £38000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Car, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands (County)
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 21 days ago
Worcester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago