Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 90 104
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14 -26
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 101 58 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.28% 2.56% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 2.92% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 51 51 78
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.28% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £35,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £50,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +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 2732 1984 2834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.82% 87.44% 88.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2059 1678 2397
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -16 30 £61,250 -
Warrington -3 18 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Macclesfield +5 3 £35,000 -47.17%
Chester -4 3 £52,500 -2.33%
Runcorn - 2 £47,500 - 1
Wilmslow +2 1 - -
Crewe -7 1 - -
Business Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 64 (63.37%) Finance
2 41 (40.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 41 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (29.70%) Project Management
4 24 (23.76%) Risk Management
5 23 (22.77%) Banking
6 18 (17.82%) Microsoft Excel
6 18 (17.82%) SDLC
7 16 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (15.84%) Data Analysis
8 15 (14.85%) Investment Banking
8 15 (14.85%) Wealth Management
9 14 (13.86%) User Stories
10 13 (12.87%) Line Management
11 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Office
11 12 (11.88%) PRINCE2
12 11 (10.89%) Oracle
12 11 (10.89%) MS Visio
12 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
12 11 (10.89%) Change Management
12 11 (10.89%) Information Security
12 11 (10.89%) Law
12 11 (10.89%) Programme Delivery
12 11 (10.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 11 (10.89%) Waterfall
13 10 (9.90%) Performance Management
13 10 (9.90%) Scenario Testing
13 10 (9.90%) SAP
14 9 (8.91%) SharePoint
14 9 (8.91%) IBM

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 9 (8.91%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.99%) Confluence
2 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 18 (17.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (10.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (10.89%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (3.96%) SAP EWM
1 4 (3.96%) SAP PP
2 3 (2.97%) SAP APO
2 3 (2.97%) SAP SD
3 2 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.99%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.99%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.99%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.99%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) PaaS
2 3 (2.97%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (1.98%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.99%) Boomi
4 1 (0.99%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) Firewall
2 1 (0.99%) HTTP
2 1 (0.99%) LAN
2 1 (0.99%) VLAN
2 1 (0.99%) VPN
2 1 (0.99%) WAN
2 1 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.99%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.99%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) JIRA
2 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 64 (63.37%) Finance
2 23 (22.77%) Banking
3 15 (14.85%) Investment Banking
4 11 (10.89%) Law
5 7 (6.93%) Advertising
6 5 (4.95%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.96%) Billing
7 4 (3.96%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (3.96%) Legal
8 3 (2.97%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.98%) Marketing
10 1 (0.99%) Back Office
10 1 (0.99%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (57.43%) Analyst
2 52 (51.49%) Business Analyst
3 13 (12.87%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (11.88%) Senior Business Analyst
5 8 (7.92%) Technical Analyst
5 8 (7.92%) Technical Business Analyst
6 7 (6.93%) Business Manager
6 7 (6.93%) Commercial Manager
6 7 (6.93%) SAP Analyst
6 7 (6.93%) SAP Business Analyst
6 7 (6.93%) Service Manager
7 6 (5.94%) Business IT Analyst
7 6 (5.94%) IT Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) IT Business Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Account Manager
9 4 (3.96%) Junior
9 4 (3.96%) Junior Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Junior Business Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.92%) .NET
2 4 (3.96%) EDI
2 4 (3.96%) IDoc
3 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.97%) SAP XI
4 2 (1.98%) Middleware
5 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.99%) CSS
5 1 (0.99%) HTML
5 1 (0.99%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.97%) FMCG
2 3 (2.97%) NHS
3 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.98%) Online Banking
3 2 (1.98%) PKI
3 2 (1.98%) Smart Energy
3 2 (1.98%) Smart Meter
3 2 (1.98%) User Experience
4 1 (0.99%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (0.99%) Derivative
4 1 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.99%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.99%) Linux
1 1 (0.99%) Unix
1 1 (0.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
1 41 (40.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 30 (29.70%) Project Management
3 24 (23.76%) Risk Management
4 18 (17.82%) SDLC
5 16 (15.84%) Data Analysis
6 15 (14.85%) Wealth Management
7 14 (13.86%) User Stories
8 13 (12.87%) Line Management
9 12 (11.88%) PRINCE2
10 11 (10.89%) Change Management
10 11 (10.89%) Information Security
10 11 (10.89%) Programme Delivery
10 11 (10.89%) Waterfall
11 10 (9.90%) Performance Management
11 10 (9.90%) Scenario Testing
12 9 (8.91%) Mentoring
12 9 (8.91%) Process Improvement
12 9 (8.91%) Use Case
13 8 (7.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.95%) C#
2 3 (2.97%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.98%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 2 (1.98%) SQL
3 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.99%) C
4 1 (0.99%) Java
4 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.99%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (5.94%) Degree
2 4 (3.96%) SAP Certification
3 3 (2.97%) ISEB
4 1 (0.99%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) GDPR
3 1 (0.99%) EMIR
3 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.99%) MiFID
3 1 (0.99%) PMO
3 1 (0.99%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
1 11 (10.89%) Oracle
2 10 (9.90%) SAP
3 9 (8.91%) IBM
4 1 (0.99%) Cisco
4 1 (0.99%) Citrix
4 1 (0.99%) Dell
4 1 (0.99%) Epicor
4 1 (0.99%) Google
4 1 (0.99%) Infor
4 1 (0.99%) Mitel
4 1 (0.99%) Sage
4 1 (0.99%) WatchGuard