The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £30,400 in advertised job vacancies in Bolton 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
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 26 - 39
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 7 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 5.34% - 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.74% - 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 3
Median salary £30,400 - £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 - £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 - £53,200
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 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 122 70 169
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 93.13% 97.22% 99.41%
Number of salaries quoted 109 57 141
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -25.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
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 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 26 Related IT Skills in Bolton

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 Bolton region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) Finance
3 12 (60.00%) SDLC
4 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
5 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (25.00%) User Stories
6 5 (25.00%) Guidewire
7 4 (20.00%) Workflow Analysis
7 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Legal
7 4 (20.00%) DSDM
7 4 (20.00%) Workflow
8 3 (15.00%) MS Office
8 3 (15.00%) Product Management
9 2 (10.00%) Process Management
10 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
10 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
10 1 (5.00%) ISEB
10 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
10 1 (5.00%) QlikView
10 1 (5.00%) BPMN
10 1 (5.00%) Case Management
10 1 (5.00%) Data Centre

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) QlikView
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) SDLC
3 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (25.00%) User Stories
5 4 (20.00%) DSDM
5 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Workflow
5 4 (20.00%) Workflow Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Product Management
7 2 (10.00%) Process Management
8 1 (5.00%) BPMN
8 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
8 1 (5.00%) Case Management
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Guidewire
Bolton, Lancashire
Destinology Ltd
Salary: From £9,999 to £99,999 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bolton
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 10 days ago