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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 38 35 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 298 278 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.56% 5.73% 4.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.83% 6.03% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 275 235 168
Average salary £41,250 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,100 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,400 £49,750
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
5110 4608 4553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.97% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4529 3881 3988
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -4 121 £41,000 -8.88% 10
Warwickshire -8 42 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Solihull +2 26 £37,500 - 3
Coventry -11 25 £40,000 -8.57% 4
Staffordshire -9 24 £41,500 +18.57% 1
Walsall -1 15 £39,500 +16.17% 1
Worcestershire - 10 £45,000 -
Wolverhampton -5 6 £39,250 -6.54% 1
Shropshire -1 4 £27,750 -33.92%
Herefordshire - 3 £26,000 - 1
West Bromwich +6 2 £42,500 -
Wednesbury - 2 £31,500 -
Sutton Coldfield +3 1 £30,000 -12.40%
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 253 (45.50%) Business Analysis
2 193 (34.71%) Finance
3 158 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (17.45%) Analytical Skills
5 94 (16.91%) Project Management
6 90 (16.19%) Scrum
7 89 (16.01%) Stakeholder Management
8 86 (15.47%) ISEB
9 80 (14.39%) SQL
10 68 (12.23%) Degree
11 60 (10.79%) Microsoft
12 52 (9.35%) MS Excel
13 51 (9.17%) UML
14 50 (8.99%) Use Case
15 49 (8.81%) SQL Server
15 49 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
16 46 (8.27%) User Acceptance Testing
17 45 (8.09%) Change Management
17 45 (8.09%) Retail
18 43 (7.73%) CRM
18 43 (7.73%) QA
19 40 (7.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 40 (7.19%) Data Analysis
20 36 (6.47%) Data Modelling
21 35 (6.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 35 (6.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 34 (6.12%) MS Office
23 33 (5.94%) Oracle
24 31 (5.58%) MS Visio
24 31 (5.58%) BPR

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (1.80%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.44%) Documentum
3 6 (1.08%) FileNet
3 6 (1.08%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.08%) Alfresco
4 2 (0.36%) SAS
5 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.18%) CMS
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.18%) IIS
Applications
1 52 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 34 (6.12%) MS Office
3 31 (5.58%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.08%) Photoshop
5 6 (1.08%) Fireworks
5 6 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.44%) Oracle General Ledger
2 8 (1.44%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (1.44%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (1.44%) Oracle Assets
3 7 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.26%) Servitor
3 7 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.72%) Magento
6 3 (0.54%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.36%) Retail-J
7 2 (0.36%) Maximo
7 2 (0.36%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.36%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.18%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.18%) SAP WM
8 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.44%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.36%) ATM
2 1 (0.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (8.81%) SQL Server
2 40 (7.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (6.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (6.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 27 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.44%) MS Access
5 8 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.44%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.44%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (1.08%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.72%) MySQL
9 3 (0.54%) QlikView
9 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.36%) OLAP
11 1 (0.18%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.18%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (1.26%) Toad
1 7 (1.26%) ERwin
2 6 (1.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.18%) Hudson
4 1 (0.18%) JIRA
4 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 193 (34.71%) Finance
2 45 (8.09%) Retail
3 31 (5.58%) Banking
4 25 (4.50%) Billing
5 23 (4.14%) Marketing
6 20 (3.60%) Legal
7 12 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.80%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.08%) Automotive
10 5 (0.90%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.90%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.90%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.72%) Advertising
11 4 (0.72%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.72%) Law
12 3 (0.54%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.36%) Front Office
13 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.70%) XML
2 13 (2.34%) .NET
3 12 (2.16%) HTML
4 8 (1.44%) CSS
5 6 (1.08%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.08%) XSLT
6 5 (0.90%) Web Services
7 3 (0.54%) XSD
8 2 (0.36%) Ajax
8 2 (0.36%) SAP ALE
8 2 (0.36%) MDX
8 2 (0.36%) SAP Business Workflow
8 2 (0.36%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 97 (17.45%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.60%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.06%) Computer Science
4 16 (2.88%) Credit Risk
5 10 (1.80%) Economics
5 10 (1.80%) Derivative
6 7 (1.26%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.26%) User Experience
7 6 (1.08%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.08%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.08%) Smart Meter
8 5 (0.90%) EPoS
9 4 (0.72%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.72%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.18%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.18%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.18%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (0.72%) UNIX
1 4 (0.72%) Linux
2 2 (0.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (45.50%) Business Analysis
2 158 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (16.91%) Project Management
4 90 (16.19%) Scrum
5 89 (16.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 51 (9.17%) UML
7 50 (8.99%) Use Case
8 49 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
9 46 (8.27%) User Acceptance Testing
10 45 (8.09%) Change Management
11 43 (7.73%) CRM
12 40 (7.19%) Data Analysis
13 36 (6.47%) Data Modelling
14 31 (5.58%) BPR
15 28 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
16 26 (4.68%) Waterfall
17 25 (4.50%) Service Delivery
18 24 (4.32%) Six Sigma
19 23 (4.14%) System Testing
20 22 (3.96%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 80 (14.39%) SQL
2 19 (3.42%) T-SQL
3 14 (2.52%) VBA
4 6 (1.08%) PL/SQL
4 6 (1.08%) C
5 3 (0.54%) VB
6 2 (0.36%) Java
6 2 (0.36%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.36%) ABAP
7 1 (0.18%) C#
7 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 86 (15.47%) ISEB
2 68 (12.23%) Degree
3 16 (2.88%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.16%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.98%) CBAP
6 5 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.90%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.54%) ACCA
7 3 (0.54%) CIMA
8 2 (0.36%) HND
9 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.18%) MBA
9 1 (0.18%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.73%) QA
2 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.36%) COBIT
3 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 60 (10.79%) Microsoft
2 33 (5.94%) Oracle
3 22 (3.96%) SAP
4 13 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (1.98%) Business Objects
6 10 (1.80%) IBM
7 6 (1.08%) hybris
7 6 (1.08%) Open Text
7 6 (1.08%) ATG
7 6 (1.08%) Stellent
7 6 (1.08%) Adobe
7 6 (1.08%) HP
7 6 (1.08%) EMC
8 5 (0.90%) Tableau
9 3 (0.54%) Civica
10 2 (0.36%) Teradata
10 2 (0.36%) Cognos
11 1 (0.18%) Anite
11 1 (0.18%) BT
11 1 (0.18%) Citrix
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