Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 100 54
Rank change year-on-year +3 -46 +20
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 86 45 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.77% 1.90% 4.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 2.14% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66 26 110
Cheshire median annual salary £48,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.71% +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,375 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £52,625
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.03%

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 2,867 2,101 2,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 92.39% 88.72% 88.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,080 1,635 1,796
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £55,750
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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -16 21 £83,500 +67.00% 1
Wilmslow +25 19 £37,500 -46.43% 1
Crewe +1 9 £50,000 +29.03%
Warrington -1 6 £42,500 - 2
Macclesfield - 6 £50,000 -
Chester - 5 £52,500 -
Northwich - 2 £50,000 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £37,500 -
Business Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 46 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (44.19%) Finance
3 23 (26.74%) Banking
4 19 (22.09%) Risk Management
5 18 (20.93%) Waterfall
6 17 (19.77%) Wealth Management
6 17 (19.77%) Use Case
6 17 (19.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (19.77%) Investment Banking
7 16 (18.60%) Project Management
8 15 (17.44%) Requirements Analysis
8 15 (17.44%) Scrum
8 15 (17.44%) Data Analysis
9 13 (15.12%) Law
10 9 (10.47%) QA
10 9 (10.47%) Change Management
10 9 (10.47%) ISEB
10 9 (10.47%) Creative Thinking
10 9 (10.47%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (9.30%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (9.30%) Strategic Thinking
11 8 (9.30%) PMO
11 8 (9.30%) Line Management
11 8 (9.30%) SAP
11 8 (9.30%) Information Security
12 7 (8.14%) Migration
12 7 (8.14%) Software Engineering
12 7 (8.14%) Java
12 7 (8.14%) SQL
12 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills

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 3 (3.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.49%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) SAP CO
1 4 (4.65%) SAP FI
1 4 (4.65%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.16%) BPCS
3 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.16%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.16%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.16%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Trello
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.16%) Boomi
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) ATM
1 1 (1.16%) Firewall
1 1 (1.16%) MPLS
1 1 (1.16%) VLAN
1 1 (1.16%) VPN
1 1 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) QlikView
1 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) JIRA
2 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (44.19%) Finance
2 23 (26.74%) Banking
3 17 (19.77%) Investment Banking
4 13 (15.12%) Law
5 5 (5.81%) Legal
6 4 (4.65%) Advertising
6 4 (4.65%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.33%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (2.33%) Retail
7 2 (2.33%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.16%) Back Office
8 1 (1.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 74 (86.05%) Analyst
2 71 (82.56%) Business Analyst
3 14 (16.28%) Business IT Analyst
3 14 (16.28%) IT Analyst
3 14 (16.28%) IT Business Analyst
4 13 (15.12%) Lead Business Analyst
5 6 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (6.98%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Regulatory Business Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) SAP Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) SAP Business Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Integration Manager
8 3 (3.49%) SAP FI Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Service Integration Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.81%) .NET
2 2 (2.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.33%) J2EE
2 2 (2.33%) Middleware
3 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.16%) EDI
3 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.81%) User Experience
4 3 (3.49%) PMI
5 2 (2.33%) CMDB
5 2 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.16%) Clustering
6 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.16%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.49%) Windows
2 1 (1.16%) Linux
2 1 (1.16%) Unix
2 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.09%) Risk Management
3 18 (20.93%) Waterfall
4 17 (19.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (19.77%) Use Case
4 17 (19.77%) Wealth Management
5 16 (18.60%) Project Management
6 15 (17.44%) Data Analysis
6 15 (17.44%) Requirements Analysis
6 15 (17.44%) Scrum
7 9 (10.47%) Change Management
7 9 (10.47%) Creative Thinking
7 9 (10.47%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (9.30%) Information Security
8 8 (9.30%) Line Management
8 8 (9.30%) Strategic Thinking
9 7 (8.14%) Migration
9 7 (8.14%) Scenario Testing
9 7 (8.14%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.98%) Commercial Awareness
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.14%) Java
1 7 (8.14%) SQL
2 2 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) ISEB
2 4 (4.65%) Degree
2 4 (4.65%) HND
2 4 (4.65%) IIBA
2 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.47%) QA
2 8 (9.30%) PMO
3 3 (3.49%) SLA
4 1 (1.16%) COBIT
4 1 (1.16%) GDPR
4 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 8 (9.30%) SAP
2 6 (6.98%) Oracle
3 4 (4.65%) Progress
4 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.33%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.16%) Cadence
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco
5 1 (1.16%) Dell
5 1 (1.16%) Epicor
5 1 (1.16%) IBM
5 1 (1.16%) IFS
5 1 (1.16%) Infor
5 1 (1.16%) Sage
5 1 (1.16%) Tableau