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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 40 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 304 255 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.35% 4.75% 4.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.70% 4.97% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 271 225 225
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £51,250
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
5337 5127 5166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.86% 95.42% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4439 4248 4386
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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 -27 75 £42,500 - 19
Staffordshire +33 42 £41,500 -2.35% 3
Coventry 0 38 £47,500 +9.19% 9
Warwickshire +1 36 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Solihull +19 21 £40,000 +9.58% 4
Walsall +5 20 £40,250 +3.20%
West Bromwich - 16 £42,750 -
Shropshire +3 12 £37,250 +14.61% 2
Worcestershire +7 9 £40,500 +1.25%
Wolverhampton -6 6 £35,000 -5.40% 1
Herefordshire +3 3 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Dudley - 2 £35,000 -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 226 (40.36%) Business Analysis
2 199 (35.54%) Finance
3 127 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (18.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 87 (15.54%) User Acceptance Testing
6 75 (13.39%) Project Management
7 72 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
8 64 (11.43%) SAP
9 62 (11.07%) Retail
10 57 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
11 55 (9.82%) ERP
12 52 (9.29%) Scrum
13 51 (9.11%) SQL
14 48 (8.57%) Manufacturing
15 47 (8.39%) Data Analysis
16 46 (8.21%) CRM
17 45 (8.04%) PRINCE2
17 45 (8.04%) SDLC
18 43 (7.68%) Change Management
19 37 (6.61%) Banking
20 35 (6.25%) Logistics
20 35 (6.25%) SQL Server
21 34 (6.07%) Degree
22 32 (5.71%) E-Commerce
22 32 (5.71%) Microsoft
23 31 (5.54%) ITIL
24 30 (5.36%) ISEB
25 28 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
25 28 (5.00%) BPR
26 27 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 4 (0.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.54%) NetWeaver
2 3 (0.54%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.36%) CMS
4 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.18%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.18%) Confluence
4 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.89%) MS Office
4 4 (0.71%) MS Project
5 3 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 26 (4.64%) SAP FI
1 26 (4.64%) SAP FI/CO
1 26 (4.64%) SAP CO
2 19 (3.39%) SAP SD
3 18 (3.21%) SAP Retail
3 18 (3.21%) SAP MM
4 15 (2.68%) Movex
5 14 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (1.25%) Temenos T24
7 6 (1.07%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.71%) Infor M3
9 2 (0.36%) Magento
9 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.36%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.36%) ZaiNet
10 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.18%) Line 500
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.96%) SaaS
2 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.54%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.18%) Intranet
1 1 (0.18%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (4.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 25 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (2.50%) QlikView
6 12 (2.14%) OLAP
7 11 (1.96%) OLAP Cube
8 9 (1.61%) Snowflake Schema
8 9 (1.61%) Star Schema
8 9 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (1.25%) SAP BI
9 7 (1.25%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.71%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.54%) MySQL
13 3 (0.54%) SAP BW
13 3 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.54%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Bugzilla
1 1 (0.18%) JIRA
1 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.18%) Hudson
General
1 199 (35.54%) Finance
2 62 (11.07%) Retail
3 48 (8.57%) Manufacturing
4 37 (6.61%) Banking
5 25 (4.46%) Billing
6 23 (4.11%) Retail Banking
7 16 (2.86%) Marketing
8 10 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.25%) Automotive
10 5 (0.89%) Military
11 4 (0.71%) Law
11 4 (0.71%) Legal
12 2 (0.36%) Front Office
12 2 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.36%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.36%) Publishing
12 2 (0.36%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.18%) Games
13 1 (0.18%) Advertising
13 1 (0.18%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.79%) .NET
2 8 (1.43%) HTML
3 6 (1.07%) XML
4 4 (0.71%) CSS
5 3 (0.54%) MDX
6 2 (0.36%) XSLT
6 2 (0.36%) EDI
7 1 (0.18%) Web Services
7 1 (0.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 72 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.82%) FMCG
3 15 (2.68%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.61%) User Experience
5 7 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.07%) Smart Meter
7 5 (0.89%) EPoS
7 5 (0.89%) DTV
8 3 (0.54%) NHS
8 3 (0.54%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.54%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.36%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.18%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.18%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.18%) GIS
10 1 (0.18%) PMI
10 1 (0.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.07%) Windows
2 2 (0.36%) Linux
2 2 (0.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (40.36%) Business Analysis
2 127 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (18.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 87 (15.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 75 (13.39%) Project Management
6 57 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
7 55 (9.82%) ERP
8 52 (9.29%) Scrum
9 47 (8.39%) Data Analysis
10 46 (8.21%) CRM
11 45 (8.04%) PRINCE2
11 45 (8.04%) SDLC
12 43 (7.68%) Change Management
13 35 (6.25%) Logistics
14 32 (5.71%) E-Commerce
15 31 (5.54%) ITIL
16 28 (5.00%) BPR
17 25 (4.46%) User Stories
18 24 (4.29%) Data Modelling
19 23 (4.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (9.11%) SQL
2 23 (4.11%) T-SQL
3 9 (1.61%) C
4 8 (1.43%) C#
5 7 (1.25%) VBA
6 5 (0.89%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.71%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.71%) Java
8 3 (0.54%) VB
9 1 (0.18%) Python
9 1 (0.18%) X++
Qualifications
1 34 (6.07%) Degree
2 30 (5.36%) ISEB
3 4 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (0.54%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.36%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 2 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (0.36%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.18%) HND
6 1 (0.18%) MCSE
6 1 (0.18%) CBAP
6 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 1 (0.18%) PMP
6 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.96%) SLA
2 10 (1.79%) QA
3 3 (0.54%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 64 (11.43%) SAP
2 32 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 24 (4.29%) Oracle
4 13 (2.32%) Tableau
5 10 (1.79%) MicroStrategy
6 9 (1.61%) Informatica
6 9 (1.61%) Cognos
7 7 (1.25%) Pegasus
7 7 (1.25%) Infor
8 5 (0.89%) HP
9 4 (0.71%) IBM
10 3 (0.54%) Baan
10 3 (0.54%) ATG
10 3 (0.54%) Google
11 2 (0.36%) CollabNet
11 2 (0.36%) Trayport
11 2 (0.36%) Birst
12 1 (0.18%) Pega
12 1 (0.18%) Demandware
12 1 (0.18%) Actinic
West Midlands
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rubicon Consulting
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35-55K
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits/bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + upto 20% bonus and bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment Midlands Ltd
Salary: excellent package and development
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £55,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £41500 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 per annum + excellent package and development
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: up to 70K + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: 6 days ago