Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 85 90
Rank change year-on-year +29 +5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 107 93 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.10% 3.07% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.40% 3.40% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 67 46 53
Cheshire median annual salary £43,500 £47,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.42% +17.28% +1.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,375 £31,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%

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 2,433 2,733 2,023
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 93.22% 90.35% 89.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,848 2,066 1,720
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £64,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 14 November 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 14 November 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
Warrington +20 29 £45,000 - 7
Knutsford +17 29 £47,500 -22.45%
Crewe +19 14 £42,500 - 2
Macclesfield +27 11 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Wilmslow -7 5 £37,500 - 2
Chester +6 2 £52,500 -
Northwich - 2 - -
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Business Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 73 (68.22%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (33.64%) Finance
3 31 (28.97%) Banking
4 28 (26.17%) Project Management
4 28 (26.17%) Waterfall
4 28 (26.17%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (25.23%) Risk Management
6 21 (19.63%) Wealth Management
7 20 (18.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (17.76%) Law
8 19 (17.76%) Investment Banking
9 18 (16.82%) BPMN
10 17 (15.89%) Use Case
10 17 (15.89%) User Stories
10 17 (15.89%) Data Analysis
11 16 (14.95%) Business Process Modelling
12 15 (14.02%) SDLC
12 15 (14.02%) JIRA
13 14 (13.08%) SQL
14 13 (12.15%) ERP
15 12 (11.21%) CRM
16 11 (10.28%) MS Visio
16 11 (10.28%) Java
16 11 (10.28%) Requirements Analysis
16 11 (10.28%) Line Management
17 10 (9.35%) Data Modelling
18 9 (8.41%) .NET
18 9 (8.41%) Six Sigma
18 9 (8.41%) GAP Analysis
18 9 (8.41%) User Acceptance Testing

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 (5.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (10.28%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (0.93%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) Trello
2 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.87%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.87%) HTTP
3 1 (0.93%) ATM
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) MPLS
3 1 (0.93%) VLAN
3 1 (0.93%) VPN
3 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.54%) Big Data
2 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.74%) SSDT
3 2 (1.87%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (1.87%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 15 (14.02%) JIRA
2 6 (5.61%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 36 (33.64%) Finance
2 31 (28.97%) Banking
3 19 (17.76%) Investment Banking
3 19 (17.76%) Law
4 8 (7.48%) Retail
5 7 (6.54%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (6.54%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.74%) Advertising
6 4 (3.74%) Marketing
6 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.80%) Back Office
7 3 (2.80%) Legal
8 2 (1.87%) Billing
8 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.93%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 81 (75.70%) Analyst
2 66 (61.68%) Business Analyst
3 18 (16.82%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (12.15%) Senior Business Analyst
5 10 (9.35%) IT Analyst
6 8 (7.48%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.54%) Business IT Analyst
7 7 (6.54%) IT Business Analyst
7 7 (6.54%) Lead Business Analyst
7 7 (6.54%) Payments Analyst
7 7 (6.54%) Payments Business Analyst
7 7 (6.54%) Senior Payments Business Analyst
7 7 (6.54%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Architect
8 6 (5.61%) Finance Business Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Financial Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Senior Financial Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Software Project Manager
8 6 (5.61%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.67%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.41%) .NET
2 8 (7.48%) REST
2 8 (7.48%) Web Services
3 6 (5.61%) Middleware
3 6 (5.61%) SOAP
4 3 (2.80%) XML
5 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (26.17%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.61%) Algorithms
2 6 (5.61%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (4.67%) PMI
4 4 (3.74%) User Experience
5 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.80%) Marketing Technology
6 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.87%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.93%) Clustering
7 1 (0.93%) CMDB
7 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.93%) NHS
7 1 (0.93%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.87%) Unix
2 1 (0.93%) Windows
2 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (68.22%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (26.17%) Project Management
2 28 (26.17%) Waterfall
3 27 (25.23%) Risk Management
4 21 (19.63%) Wealth Management
5 20 (18.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (16.82%) BPMN
7 17 (15.89%) Data Analysis
7 17 (15.89%) Use Case
7 17 (15.89%) User Stories
8 16 (14.95%) Business Process Modelling
9 15 (14.02%) SDLC
10 13 (12.15%) ERP
11 12 (11.21%) CRM
12 11 (10.28%) Line Management
12 11 (10.28%) Requirements Analysis
13 10 (9.35%) Data Modelling
14 9 (8.41%) GAP Analysis
14 9 (8.41%) Six Sigma
14 9 (8.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.08%) SQL
2 11 (10.28%) Java
3 3 (2.80%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.87%) C#
4 2 (1.87%) Perl
4 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.87%) Python
4 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.93%) C++
5 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (7.48%) ISEB
2 5 (4.67%) Degree
2 5 (4.67%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.74%) PhD
4 3 (2.80%) CBAP
4 3 (2.80%) IIBA
5 2 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.93%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) GDPR
2 5 (4.67%) QA
3 2 (1.87%) MiFID
3 2 (1.87%) PMO
4 1 (0.93%) COBIT
4 1 (0.93%) PSD2
4 1 (0.93%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (5.61%) Casewise
1 6 (5.61%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.74%) Infor
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle
2 4 (3.74%) Sun
3 3 (2.80%) CA
3 3 (2.80%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (2.80%) ServiceNow
3 3 (2.80%) Teradata
4 2 (1.87%) Hyperion
4 2 (1.87%) Talend
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco
5 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com