The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 51 39 49
Rank change year-on-year -12 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 85 121 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.65% 5.17% 4.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.79% 5.41% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 78 112 70
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +11.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £32,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 1774 2237 1662
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 97.05% 95.52% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1415 1742 1406
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Birmingham

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 68 (42.50%) Business Analysis
2 48 (30.00%) Finance
3 32 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (16.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (13.75%) Validation
6 22 (13.75%) ISEB
7 21 (13.13%) Microsoft
7 21 (13.13%) MS Visio
7 21 (13.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 20 (12.50%) SQL
9 19 (11.88%) MS Excel
10 18 (11.25%) Waterfall
11 17 (10.63%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (10.63%) Business Transformation
12 16 (10.00%) Manufacturing
13 15 (9.38%) Project Management
13 15 (9.38%) CRM
13 15 (9.38%) MS Office
13 15 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (8.75%) PRINCE2
15 13 (8.13%) Banking
15 13 (8.13%) Translating Business Requirements
16 12 (7.50%) Logistics
16 12 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (7.50%) Legal
16 12 (7.50%) GAP Analysis
17 11 (6.88%) Process Management
17 11 (6.88%) Retail
17 11 (6.88%) Billing

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (1.25%) JBoss
2 1 (0.63%) SAS
2 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (13.13%) MS Visio
2 19 (11.88%) MS Excel
3 15 (9.38%) MS Office
4 9 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.50%) MS Project
6 1 (0.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.88%) MS Access
2 2 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.63%) OLAP
3 1 (0.63%) QlikView
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 48 (30.00%) Finance
2 16 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 13 (8.13%) Banking
4 12 (7.50%) Legal
5 11 (6.88%) Billing
5 11 (6.88%) Retail
6 7 (4.38%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.50%) Advertising
8 3 (1.88%) Law
9 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Marketing
9 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.25%) .NET
1 2 (1.25%) Drools
1 2 (1.25%) JRules
2 1 (0.63%) CSS
2 1 (0.63%) HTML
2 1 (0.63%) HTML5
2 1 (0.63%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.88%) Smart Meter
3 10 (6.25%) Driving Licence
4 9 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.63%) NHS
5 6 (3.75%) Fixed Income
5 6 (3.75%) iPad
5 6 (3.75%) User Experience
6 4 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.88%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.25%) Equities
8 2 (1.25%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.63%) Derivative
9 1 (0.63%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (42.50%) Business Analysis
2 32 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (16.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (13.75%) Validation
5 21 (13.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 18 (11.25%) Waterfall
7 17 (10.63%) Business Transformation
7 17 (10.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (9.38%) CRM
8 15 (9.38%) Project Management
8 15 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (8.75%) PRINCE2
10 13 (8.13%) Translating Business Requirements
11 12 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (7.50%) GAP Analysis
11 12 (7.50%) Logistics
12 11 (6.88%) Analytics
12 11 (6.88%) Process Management
13 10 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
13 10 (6.25%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (1.88%) C#
2 3 (1.88%) VB
3 2 (1.25%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.63%) Java
4 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (13.75%) ISEB
2 9 (5.63%) Degree
2 9 (5.63%) ISEB Practitioner
2 9 (5.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (3.75%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.25%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.63%) SAP
3 8 (5.00%) Oracle
4 5 (3.13%) Infor
5 3 (1.88%) JD Edwards
5 3 (1.88%) Pega
5 3 (1.88%) QAD
6 2 (1.25%) ILOG
6 2 (1.25%) NEC
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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