Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 101 61
Rank change year-on-year +15 -40 +24
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 108 41 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.22% 1.91% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 2.18% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 68 36 107
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £34,500 £33,625 £35,500
90th Percentile £60,250 £72,500 £47,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +7.89%

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,000 1,881 2,437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 89.47% 87.73% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,227 1,527 2,153
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Cheshire

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Business Analysis in Cheshire

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Analysis in Cheshire

Business Analysis
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -14 31 £83,500 - 2
Warrington -4 9 £44,250 +4.12% 5
Crewe +3 6 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Macclesfield -1 5 £50,000 -41.18% 1
Wilmslow +8 4 £37,250 -32.27% 1
Chester -16 4 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Northwich - 2 £50,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £50,000 -
Business Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 65 (60.19%) Finance
2 51 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (31.48%) Banking
4 31 (28.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (27.78%) Risk Management
5 30 (27.78%) Project Management
6 28 (25.93%) Investment Banking
6 28 (25.93%) Wealth Management
7 21 (19.44%) Data Analysis
8 19 (17.59%) Information Security
9 18 (16.67%) Law
9 18 (16.67%) Use Case
10 17 (15.74%) Waterfall
10 17 (15.74%) Requirements Analysis
10 17 (15.74%) Microsoft Excel
11 16 (14.81%) Scrum
12 15 (13.89%) User Stories
12 15 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (12.96%) SDLC
14 13 (12.04%) Change Management
14 13 (12.04%) Translating Business Requirements
14 13 (12.04%) QA
15 11 (10.19%) Advertising
15 11 (10.19%) Scenario Testing
16 10 (9.26%) .NET
16 10 (9.26%) SAP
17 9 (8.33%) Oracle
17 9 (8.33%) ISEB
17 9 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 9 (8.33%) Migration

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 6 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (15.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (4.63%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.63%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) SAP CO
1 4 (3.70%) SAP FI
1 4 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (2.78%) SAP APO
2 3 (2.78%) SAP PP
3 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.93%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.93%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) PaaS
2 2 (1.85%) Boomi
2 2 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.93%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.93%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) Firewall
1 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) QlikView
2 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
1 1 (0.93%) Pivotal Tracker
1 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 65 (60.19%) Finance
2 34 (31.48%) Banking
3 28 (25.93%) Investment Banking
4 18 (16.67%) Law
5 11 (10.19%) Advertising
6 8 (7.41%) Legal
7 6 (5.56%) Manufacturing
8 4 (3.70%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.85%) Billing
9 2 (1.85%) Marketing
10 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 82 (75.93%) Analyst
2 76 (70.37%) Business Analyst
3 14 (12.96%) Senior Analyst
3 14 (12.96%) Senior Business Analyst
4 12 (11.11%) Business IT Analyst
4 12 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 11 (10.19%) IT Business Analyst
6 8 (7.41%) SAP Analyst
6 8 (7.41%) SAP Business Analyst
7 7 (6.48%) Lead Business Analyst
7 7 (6.48%) Regulatory Business Analyst
8 6 (5.56%) Junior
8 6 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
8 6 (5.56%) Junior Business Analyst
9 5 (4.63%) Business Manager
9 5 (4.63%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 5 (4.63%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (4.63%) Technical Business Analyst
10 3 (2.78%) Business Systems Analyst
10 3 (2.78%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.26%) .NET
2 3 (2.78%) .NET Framework
2 3 (2.78%) EDI
2 3 (2.78%) Middleware
3 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.93%) CSS
4 1 (0.93%) HTML
4 1 (0.93%) IDoc
4 1 (0.93%) J2EE
4 1 (0.93%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.70%) User Experience
3 3 (2.78%) FMCG
4 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.85%) PMI
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.78%) Windows
2 2 (1.85%) Linux
2 2 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (28.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (27.78%) Project Management
3 30 (27.78%) Risk Management
4 28 (25.93%) Wealth Management
5 21 (19.44%) Data Analysis
6 19 (17.59%) Information Security
7 18 (16.67%) Use Case
8 17 (15.74%) Requirements Analysis
8 17 (15.74%) Waterfall
9 16 (14.81%) Scrum
10 15 (13.89%) User Stories
11 14 (12.96%) SDLC
12 13 (12.04%) Change Management
12 13 (12.04%) Translating Business Requirements
13 11 (10.19%) Scenario Testing
14 9 (8.33%) Migration
14 9 (8.33%) Programme Delivery
15 8 (7.41%) Active Listening
15 8 (7.41%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.56%) SQL
2 5 (4.63%) Java
3 4 (3.70%) C#
4 3 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.93%) C
5 1 (0.93%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) ISEB
2 8 (7.41%) Degree
3 4 (3.70%) HND
4 2 (1.85%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.93%) IIBA
5 1 (0.93%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.04%) QA
2 7 (6.48%) PMO
3 1 (0.93%) GDPR
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 10 (9.26%) SAP
2 9 (8.33%) Oracle
3 6 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.63%) IBM
5 2 (1.85%) Dell
6 1 (0.93%) Epicor
6 1 (0.93%) Google
6 1 (0.93%) Infor
6 1 (0.93%) Tableau