Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 74 75
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 123 142 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.36% 3.73% 3.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.47% 3.87% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 93 116 145
Birmingham median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% -5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £24,500 £33,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,000 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +4.71% -2.30% +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 3,542 3,670 4,663
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 96.30% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,576 2,965 3,477
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,440
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £67,500
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 19 October 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 19 October 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 53 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 30 (24.39%) Scrum
4 29 (23.58%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (22.76%) User Stories
5 28 (22.76%) Acceptance Criteria
6 26 (21.14%) Finance
6 26 (21.14%) Microsoft Excel
7 23 (18.70%) MS Visio
7 23 (18.70%) Degree
7 23 (18.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (15.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 15 (12.20%) ITIL
9 15 (12.20%) Coaching
10 14 (11.38%) Microsoft Office
11 13 (10.57%) Security Cleared
11 13 (10.57%) Customer Requirements
12 12 (9.76%) MoSCoW
12 12 (9.76%) IIBA
12 12 (9.76%) ServiceNow
12 12 (9.76%) Data Centre
12 12 (9.76%) Presales
12 12 (9.76%) SharePoint
12 12 (9.76%) ITSM
12 12 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (8.94%) Project Management
13 11 (8.94%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (8.94%) Collaborative Working
14 10 (8.13%) QA
15 9 (7.32%) Use Case

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 12 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (21.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (18.70%) MS Visio
3 19 (15.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (11.38%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) Office 365
1 2 (1.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.88%) Power BI
2 3 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.81%) MS Access
3 1 (0.81%) MySQL
3 1 (0.81%) QlikView
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Axure RP
1 2 (1.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.81%) JIRA
2 1 (0.81%) Rational Software Modeler
General
1 26 (21.14%) Finance
2 9 (7.32%) Banking
3 8 (6.50%) Marketing
4 6 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.07%) Retail
6 4 (3.25%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.44%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.63%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (1.63%) International Banking
8 2 (1.63%) Legal
9 1 (0.81%) Advertising
9 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.81%) Automotive
9 1 (0.81%) Back Office
9 1 (0.81%) Law
9 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.63%) Web Services
2 1 (0.81%) REST
2 1 (0.81%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.58%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.76%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.50%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.88%) Analytical Mindset
5 5 (4.07%) User Experience
6 4 (3.25%) Renewable Energy
6 4 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.44%) Credit Risk
7 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.81%) Fintech
8 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.81%) Robotics
8 1 (0.81%) Social Media
8 1 (0.81%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.63%) Linux
1 2 (1.63%) Unix
1 2 (1.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 30 (24.39%) Scrum
4 28 (22.76%) Acceptance Criteria
4 28 (22.76%) User Stories
5 23 (18.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (12.20%) Coaching
6 15 (12.20%) ITIL
7 13 (10.57%) Customer Requirements
8 12 (9.76%) ITSM
8 12 (9.76%) MoSCoW
8 12 (9.76%) Presales
9 11 (8.94%) Collaborative Working
9 11 (8.94%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (8.94%) Project Management
10 9 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (7.32%) Use Case
11 8 (6.50%) BPR
11 8 (6.50%) Data Protection
11 8 (6.50%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.07%) SQL
2 2 (1.63%) Python
3 1 (0.81%) Apex Code
3 1 (0.81%) Java
3 1 (0.81%) VB
3 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (18.70%) Degree
2 13 (10.57%) Security Cleared
3 12 (9.76%) IIBA
3 12 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (5.69%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (3.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) ISEB
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.13%) QA
2 8 (6.50%) GDPR
3 5 (4.07%) PMO
4 1 (0.81%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (9.76%) ServiceNow
2 6 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.44%) SAP
4 2 (1.63%) Baan
4 2 (1.63%) Infor
4 2 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.63%) Tableau
5 1 (0.81%) Aderant
5 1 (0.81%) Adobe
5 1 (0.81%) iManage