Period
to 15 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 53 56
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 162 169 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.09% 4.38% 4.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.23% 4.54% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 137 146 184
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,082
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.45% +1.37%
10th Percentile £27,150 £33,176 £31,975
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% +0.57% +2.35%

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 3,827 3,720 4,612
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 96.45% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2,786 3,109 3,464
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (36.42%) Finance
3 52 (32.10%) Business Analysis
4 40 (24.69%) Scrum
5 34 (20.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (17.90%) User Stories
7 27 (16.67%) Banking
7 27 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (16.05%) Acceptance Criteria
9 23 (14.20%) User Acceptance Testing
10 21 (12.96%) Workflow
11 19 (11.73%) Process Management
12 18 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
12 18 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (11.11%) Retail Banking
13 16 (9.88%) MS Visio
13 16 (9.88%) QA
14 15 (9.26%) Telecoms
14 15 (9.26%) Analytics
15 14 (8.64%) User Experience
15 14 (8.64%) Degree
16 13 (8.02%) Integration Testing
16 13 (8.02%) RAD
16 13 (8.02%) Business Analytics
16 13 (8.02%) Defect Management
16 13 (8.02%) Anti-Money Laundering
17 12 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 11 (6.79%) Use Case
18 11 (6.79%) Security Cleared
18 11 (6.79%) Microsoft Office

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 8 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.62%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (9.88%) MS Visio
3 12 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (6.79%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.23%) Infor LN
2 2 (1.23%) Postilion
3 1 (0.62%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.23%) Power BI
4 1 (0.62%) MS Access
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.47%) JIRA
2 1 (0.62%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.62%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.62%) Rational Software Modeler
General
1 59 (36.42%) Finance
2 27 (16.67%) Banking
3 18 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 15 (9.26%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.56%) Legal
6 6 (3.70%) Manufacturing
7 5 (3.09%) International Banking
7 5 (3.09%) Retail
8 4 (2.47%) Marketing
9 2 (1.23%) Advertising
9 2 (1.23%) Law
10 1 (0.62%) Automotive
10 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.62%) Middleware
1 1 (0.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.64%) User Experience
3 9 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (4.94%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.09%) Analytical Mindset
5 5 (3.09%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.47%) Renewable Energy
7 3 (1.85%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.23%) Robotics
9 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.62%) Fintech
9 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.09%) Linux
1 5 (3.09%) Unix
1 5 (3.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (32.10%) Business Analysis
3 40 (24.69%) Scrum
4 34 (20.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (17.90%) User Stories
6 26 (16.05%) Acceptance Criteria
7 23 (14.20%) User Acceptance Testing
8 21 (12.96%) Workflow
9 19 (11.73%) Process Management
10 18 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (9.26%) Analytics
12 13 (8.02%) Anti-Money Laundering
12 13 (8.02%) Business Analytics
12 13 (8.02%) Defect Management
12 13 (8.02%) Integration Testing
12 13 (8.02%) RAD
13 11 (6.79%) Use Case
14 10 (6.17%) Customer Requirements
14 10 (6.17%) GAP Analysis
14 10 (6.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.17%) C
2 3 (1.85%) SQL
3 2 (1.23%) Python
4 1 (0.62%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 14 (8.64%) Degree
2 11 (6.79%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.94%) IIBA
3 8 (4.94%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (4.32%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.09%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.62%) ISEB
6 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.62%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.62%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.88%) QA
2 4 (2.47%) GDPR
2 4 (2.47%) PMO
3 3 (1.85%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (4.94%) ServiceNow
2 4 (2.47%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.85%) Capita
3 3 (1.85%) Infor
4 2 (1.23%) Baan
5 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.62%) SAP