The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bolton during the 3 months to 27 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
Manchester / Bolton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 24 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 13 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 11.61% 4.63% -
As % of the Job Titles category 11.82% 4.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 0
Median salary £35,000 £33,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% -  
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 Bolton. 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
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 110 104 123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 98.21% 96.30% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 89 90 117
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
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 Bolton

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Bolton

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Bolton.

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Bolton

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Bolton region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (55.56%) MS Visio
3 10 (55.56%) Business Analysis
3 10 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (50.00%) Business Change Management
4 9 (50.00%) Change Management
4 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (50.00%) PRINCE
4 9 (50.00%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) CRM
5 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (16.67%) BPR
7 3 (16.67%) SDLC
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (16.67%) Information Management
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
8 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 2 (11.11%) User Stories
9 1 (5.56%) Guidewire
9 1 (5.56%) Product Management
9 1 (5.56%) Workflow Analysis
9 1 (5.56%) Process Management

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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:

Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (55.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle OWB
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Business Analysis
2 10 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (50.00%) Business Change Management
3 9 (50.00%) Change Management
3 9 (50.00%) PRINCE
3 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 9 (50.00%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) CRM
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) BPR
5 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) Information Management
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) User Stories
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.56%) DSDM
7 1 (5.56%) Product Management
7 1 (5.56%) Workflow
7 1 (5.56%) Workflow Analysis
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Guidewire