Period
to 24 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 54 36
Rank change year-on-year -9 -18 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 155 165 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.11% 4.42% 5.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.24% 4.54% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 137 144 254
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,450 £36,250 £33,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,125 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 3,652 3,631 4,154
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 97.22% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2,654 2,889 3,296
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +3.66%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -1.23% +1.25%

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 24 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 69 (44.52%) Finance
2 63 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (37.42%) Business Analysis
4 40 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (20.65%) Banking
6 28 (18.06%) Scrum
7 27 (17.42%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (15.48%) User Stories
9 23 (14.84%) Workflow
10 22 (14.19%) Process Management
11 18 (11.61%) Retail Banking
12 17 (10.97%) SQL
12 17 (10.97%) Analytics
12 17 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (9.68%) Business Analytics
13 15 (9.68%) Acceptance Criteria
14 14 (9.03%) Wealth Management
15 13 (8.39%) Legal
15 13 (8.39%) RAD
15 13 (8.39%) Anti-Money Laundering
15 13 (8.39%) User Experience
16 12 (7.74%) Microsoft
16 12 (7.74%) QA
16 12 (7.74%) User Acceptance Testing
17 11 (7.10%) International Banking
17 11 (7.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (7.10%) SOA
17 11 (7.10%) Unix
17 11 (7.10%) Windows
17 11 (7.10%) Linux

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 3 (1.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (5.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.52%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.87%) Postilion
2 5 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.65%) BPCS
4 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.65%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.65%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.87%) SaaS
2 2 (1.29%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (5.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (5.16%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.65%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (6.45%) JIRA
2 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.65%) Maven
General
1 69 (44.52%) Finance
2 32 (20.65%) Banking
3 18 (11.61%) Retail Banking
4 13 (8.39%) Legal
5 11 (7.10%) International Banking
6 10 (6.45%) Telecoms
7 8 (5.16%) Manufacturing
7 8 (5.16%) Retail
8 3 (1.94%) Marketing
9 2 (1.29%) Advertising
10 1 (0.65%) Back Office
10 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.65%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.52%) XML
2 1 (0.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.39%) User Experience
3 8 (5.16%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.52%) Fintech
4 7 (4.52%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.65%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.10%) Linux
1 11 (7.10%) Unix
1 11 (7.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (37.42%) Business Analysis
3 40 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (18.06%) Scrum
5 27 (17.42%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (15.48%) User Stories
7 23 (14.84%) Workflow
8 22 (14.19%) Process Management
9 17 (10.97%) Analytics
10 15 (9.68%) Acceptance Criteria
10 15 (9.68%) Business Analytics
11 14 (9.03%) Wealth Management
12 13 (8.39%) Anti-Money Laundering
12 13 (8.39%) RAD
13 12 (7.74%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (7.10%) SOA
15 10 (6.45%) Defect Management
15 10 (6.45%) Integration Testing
15 10 (6.45%) Product Management
15 10 (6.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.97%) SQL
2 10 (6.45%) C
3 2 (1.29%) Java
3 2 (1.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (4.52%) Degree
1 7 (4.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
1 7 (4.52%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
2 4 (2.58%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.29%) ISEB
5 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.74%) QA
2 5 (3.23%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.94%) PMO
Vendors
1 12 (7.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.87%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (1.94%) SAP
4 2 (1.29%) Infor
4 2 (1.29%) Oracle
5 1 (0.65%) Capita
5 1 (0.65%) Epicor
5 1 (0.65%) hybris
5 1 (0.65%) IFS
5 1 (0.65%) Sage
5 1 (0.65%) Twitter