Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analyst
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 75 59
Rank change year-on-year +3 -16 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 144 173 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.75% 3.69% 4.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.89% 3.83% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 125 143 169
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £34,650
90th Percentile £60,100 £62,500 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £42,632 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +0.31% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3700 4515 3845
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 96.37% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 3377 3211
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Birmingham

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Birmingham

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Birmingham

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Birmingham region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 71 (49.31%) Business Analysis
2 49 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (27.78%) Finance
4 32 (22.22%) ISEB
5 28 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 27 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (17.36%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (15.28%) Microsoft
9 19 (13.19%) Degree
9 19 (13.19%) User Stories
10 17 (11.81%) Waterfall
11 16 (11.11%) SQL
12 15 (10.42%) Scrum
13 14 (9.72%) Retail
14 12 (8.33%) Presales
14 12 (8.33%) Project Management
14 12 (8.33%) PRINCE2
14 12 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
15 11 (7.64%) ITIL
15 11 (7.64%) Workflow
15 11 (7.64%) Use Case
15 11 (7.64%) Data Analysis
16 10 (6.94%) Risk Management
16 10 (6.94%) Microsoft Project
17 9 (6.25%) Windows
17 9 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
18 8 (5.56%) Banking
18 8 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 8 (5.56%) JIRA
18 8 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (6.94%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.69%) BPCS
2 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
1 4 (2.78%) SaaS
2 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.08%) Power BI
3 3 (2.08%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.69%) Big Data
5 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (1.39%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.39%) Maven
General
1 40 (27.78%) Finance
2 14 (9.72%) Retail
3 8 (5.56%) Banking
4 5 (3.47%) Legal
5 3 (2.08%) Advertising
5 3 (2.08%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.39%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.39%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) Back Office
7 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Law
7 1 (0.69%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.08%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (1.39%) Web Services
3 1 (0.69%) Angular 2
3 1 (0.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.47%) User Experience
3 4 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.39%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.69%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (49.31%) Business Analysis
2 49 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 27 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (13.19%) User Stories
6 17 (11.81%) Waterfall
7 15 (10.42%) Scrum
8 12 (8.33%) Presales
8 12 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 12 (8.33%) Project Management
9 11 (7.64%) Data Analysis
9 11 (7.64%) ITIL
9 11 (7.64%) Use Case
9 11 (7.64%) Workflow
10 10 (6.94%) Risk Management
11 9 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (5.56%) Acceptance Criteria
12 8 (5.56%) Business Process Analysis
12 8 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.11%) SQL
2 5 (3.47%) Java
3 2 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (22.22%) ISEB
2 19 (13.19%) Degree
3 7 (4.86%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.39%) IIBA
5 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.39%) COBIT
1 2 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.69%) GDPR
2 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 22 (15.28%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.08%) Tableau
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle
4 1 (0.69%) Cognos
4 1 (0.69%) Infor
4 1 (0.69%) NETSOL
4 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.69%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.69%) Siebel