The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 53 67
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 85 99 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.31% 4.24% 3.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.47% 4.41% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 68 78 65
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,150 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +2.32%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1903 2244 1982
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.60% 96.06% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1666 1632
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,948 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 26 June 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 86 (50.89%) Business Analysis
2 53 (31.36%) Finance
3 52 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (19.53%) ISEB
5 27 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (15.38%) Validation
7 25 (14.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 22 (13.02%) MS Visio
9 21 (12.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (11.24%) Manufacturing
11 19 (11.24%) Microsoft
11 19 (11.24%) PRINCE2
12 18 (10.65%) Banking
12 18 (10.65%) Project Management
13 16 (9.47%) User Experience
14 15 (8.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 15 (8.88%) ITIL
14 15 (8.88%) Microsoft Excel
15 14 (8.28%) Scrum
15 14 (8.28%) Waterfall
16 13 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 13 (7.69%) Use Case
16 13 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
16 13 (7.69%) Process Management
17 12 (7.10%) Retail
18 11 (6.51%) Degree
18 11 (6.51%) Logistics
18 11 (6.51%) CRM
18 11 (6.51%) Business Intelligence

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 (0.59%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.59%) CMS
1 1 (0.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (13.02%) MS Visio
2 15 (8.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.18%) MS Access
3 1 (0.59%) Big Data
3 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.59%) OLAP
3 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.59%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 53 (31.36%) Finance
2 19 (11.24%) Manufacturing
3 18 (10.65%) Banking
4 12 (7.10%) Retail
5 9 (5.33%) Legal
6 5 (2.96%) Law
6 5 (2.96%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.37%) Advertising
8 3 (1.78%) Billing
8 3 (1.78%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.59%) Local Government
9 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.18%) .NET
1 2 (1.18%) Web Services
2 1 (0.59%) Angular 2
2 1 (0.59%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.59%) MDX
2 1 (0.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.47%) User Experience
3 11 (6.51%) Driving Licence
4 10 (5.92%) NHS
5 8 (4.73%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.73%) Data Centre
6 7 (4.14%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.78%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.18%) iPad
9 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.59%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (50.89%) Business Analysis
2 52 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (15.38%) Validation
4 25 (14.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (12.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (11.24%) PRINCE2
8 18 (10.65%) Project Management
9 15 (8.88%) ITIL
9 15 (8.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 14 (8.28%) Scrum
10 14 (8.28%) Waterfall
11 13 (7.69%) Process Management
11 13 (7.69%) Use Case
12 11 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (6.51%) Business Transformation
12 11 (6.51%) CRM
12 11 (6.51%) Line Management
12 11 (6.51%) Logistics
13 10 (5.92%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.14%) SQL
2 2 (1.18%) C
2 2 (1.18%) C#
2 2 (1.18%) Java
2 2 (1.18%) VB
2 2 (1.18%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (19.53%) ISEB
2 11 (6.51%) Degree
3 10 (5.92%) ISEB Practitioner
3 10 (5.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (4.14%) IIBA
5 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.18%) SLA
2 1 (0.59%) COBIT
2 1 (0.59%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.73%) ServiceNow
3 7 (4.14%) Infor
3 7 (4.14%) JD Edwards
3 7 (4.14%) Oracle
3 7 (4.14%) QAD
3 7 (4.14%) SAP
4 6 (3.55%) iManage
4 6 (3.55%) Interwoven
5 1 (0.59%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.59%) Cognos
5 1 (0.59%) NEC
5 1 (0.59%) Pega
5 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
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