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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
North West > Cheshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 56 55
Rank change year-on-year -21 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 35 27 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.41% 2.84% 3.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 3.34% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 17 35 44
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -15.15%  
10th Percentile £34,750 £25,000 £33,025
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £48,375
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1282 809 1573
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 88.23% 85.07% 90.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3374 2565 5112
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £59,800
North West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.52% +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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 16 £50,000 -
Warrington -21 9 £55,000 +15.78%
Macclesfield - 2 £35,000 - 3
Chester +3 1 £52,500 +110.00%
Business Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 32 (62.75%) Finance
2 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (23.53%) Risk Management
5 12 (23.53%) Project Management
5 12 (23.53%) SDLC
6 11 (21.57%) Process Improvement
7 10 (19.61%) Oracle
8 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 9 (17.65%) Banking
8 9 (17.65%) User Stories
9 8 (15.69%) Use Case
9 8 (15.69%) Workflow
9 8 (15.69%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (13.73%) Manufacturing
10 7 (13.73%) Oracle Financials
10 7 (13.73%) Life Science
10 7 (13.73%) Asset Management
11 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (11.76%) Data Analysis
11 6 (11.76%) Migration
11 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
11 6 (11.76%) SQL
11 6 (11.76%) ERP
12 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
12 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
12 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (9.80%) GAP Analysis
12 5 (9.80%) Management Information System

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 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (7.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (3.92%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (3.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (3.92%) SAP EWM
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (1.96%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (3.92%) PaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.92%) SQLPlus
5 2 (3.92%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.96%) OLAP
6 1 (1.96%) Power BI
6 1 (1.96%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) JIRA
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
General
1 32 (62.75%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Banking
3 7 (13.73%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.84%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.88%) Marketing
6 2 (3.92%) Billing
6 2 (3.92%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.92%) Law
6 2 (3.92%) Legal
6 2 (3.92%) Retail
7 1 (1.96%) Advertising
7 1 (1.96%) Automotive
7 1 (1.96%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (70.59%) Analyst
2 33 (64.71%) Business Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Functional Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Functional Business Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Business IT Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Business Manager
5 4 (7.84%) IT Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) SAP Business Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Oracle Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) IDoc
2 1 (1.96%) EDI
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
2 1 (1.96%) MDX
2 1 (1.96%) SAP XI
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.73%) Life Science
3 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) iPad
4 2 (3.92%) NHS
4 2 (3.92%) Online Banking
4 2 (3.92%) PMI
5 1 (1.96%) PKI
5 1 (1.96%) Smart Energy
5 1 (1.96%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (23.53%) Project Management
3 12 (23.53%) Risk Management
3 12 (23.53%) SDLC
4 11 (21.57%) Process Improvement
5 9 (17.65%) User Stories
6 8 (15.69%) Use Case
6 8 (15.69%) Workflow
7 7 (13.73%) Asset Management
8 6 (11.76%) Data Analysis
8 6 (11.76%) ERP
8 6 (11.76%) Migration
9 5 (9.80%) Change Control
9 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (9.80%) Data Migration
9 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (9.80%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (9.80%) Logistics
9 5 (9.80%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) R
3 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.92%) Perl
3 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.92%) Python
3 2 (3.92%) Ruby
4 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.92%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Oracle
2 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) IBM
3 2 (3.92%) SAP
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