Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 97 67
Rank change year-on-year +23 -30 +15
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 100 68 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.46% 2.50% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 2.77% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 64 29 85
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £54,625 £57,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -4.76%

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 2,694 2,451 1,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 93.31% 89.94% 88.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,000 1,851 1,649
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,503 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £58,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +7 29 £48,000 -4.00%
Warrington +11 20 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Wilmslow +14 19 £40,000 -
Crewe +4 9 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Macclesfield +5 6 £32,500 -7.14%
Chester +2 2 £52,500 - 2
Ellesmere Port - 1 £37,500 -
Business Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 68 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (34.00%) Finance
3 30 (30.00%) Banking
4 24 (24.00%) Project Management
5 23 (23.00%) Risk Management
5 23 (23.00%) Waterfall
6 21 (21.00%) Data Analysis
7 20 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (19.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (17.00%) Law
9 17 (17.00%) Investment Banking
9 17 (17.00%) Wealth Management
10 15 (15.00%) Line Management
11 14 (14.00%) CRM
12 13 (13.00%) SQL
12 13 (13.00%) Data Modelling
13 12 (12.00%) Java
13 12 (12.00%) JIRA
13 12 (12.00%) BPMN
14 11 (11.00%) Use Case
15 10 (10.00%) Scrum
15 10 (10.00%) .NET
15 10 (10.00%) PRINCE2
15 10 (10.00%) Coaching
15 10 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
15 10 (10.00%) Creative Thinking
16 9 (9.00%) Business Process Modelling
16 9 (9.00%) SDLC
16 9 (9.00%) ERP
16 9 (9.00%) Retail

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 7 (7.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Infor SunSystems
2 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.00%) BPCS
3 1 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.00%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.00%) Loan IQ
3 1 (1.00%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.00%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) Trello
2 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.00%) ATM
2 1 (1.00%) Firewall
2 1 (1.00%) MPLS
2 1 (1.00%) VLAN
2 1 (1.00%) VPN
2 1 (1.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.00%) Big Data
2 4 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.00%) SSDT
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 12 (12.00%) JIRA
2 6 (6.00%) Rational Rose
3 3 (3.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (34.00%) Finance
2 30 (30.00%) Banking
3 17 (17.00%) Investment Banking
3 17 (17.00%) Law
4 9 (9.00%) Retail
5 8 (8.00%) Retail Banking
6 5 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (5.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (4.00%) Advertising
7 4 (4.00%) Marketing
8 3 (3.00%) Back Office
8 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
9 2 (2.00%) Legal
10 1 (1.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 74 (74.00%) Analyst
2 67 (67.00%) Business Analyst
3 16 (16.00%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (12.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 11 (11.00%) Business IT Analyst
5 11 (11.00%) IT Analyst
5 11 (11.00%) IT Business Analyst
5 11 (11.00%) Lead Business Analyst
6 7 (7.00%) Architect
6 7 (7.00%) Payments Analyst
6 7 (7.00%) Payments Business Analyst
6 7 (7.00%) Senior Payments Business Analyst
6 7 (7.00%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.00%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Finance Business Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Financial Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Technical Business Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.00%) .NET
2 7 (7.00%) Web Services
3 6 (6.00%) Middleware
3 6 (6.00%) REST
3 6 (6.00%) SOAP
4 2 (2.00%) XML
5 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.00%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (7.00%) User Experience
3 5 (5.00%) PMI
4 4 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.00%) Marketing Technology
6 2 (2.00%) CMDB
6 2 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.00%) Clustering
7 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.00%) NHS
7 1 (1.00%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.00%) Unix
1 1 (1.00%) Windows
1 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.00%) Project Management
3 23 (23.00%) Risk Management
3 23 (23.00%) Waterfall
4 21 (21.00%) Data Analysis
5 19 (19.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (17.00%) Wealth Management
7 15 (15.00%) Line Management
8 14 (14.00%) CRM
9 13 (13.00%) Data Modelling
10 12 (12.00%) BPMN
11 11 (11.00%) Use Case
12 10 (10.00%) Coaching
12 10 (10.00%) Creative Thinking
12 10 (10.00%) PRINCE2
12 10 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
12 10 (10.00%) Scrum
13 9 (9.00%) Business Process Modelling
13 9 (9.00%) ERP
13 9 (9.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.00%) SQL
2 12 (12.00%) Java
3 2 (2.00%) C#
3 2 (2.00%) C++
3 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.00%) Perl
4 1 (1.00%) PHP
4 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (7.00%) IIBA
2 5 (5.00%) Degree
2 5 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.00%) ISEB
3 4 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.00%) PhD
3 4 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.00%) CBAP
5 1 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) QA
2 6 (6.00%) GDPR
3 3 (3.00%) PMO
3 3 (3.00%) SLA
4 1 (1.00%) COBIT
4 1 (1.00%) PSD2
Vendors
1 6 (6.00%) Casewise
1 6 (6.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.00%) Infor
3 4 (4.00%) Progress
3 4 (4.00%) ServiceNow
3 4 (4.00%) Sun
4 3 (3.00%) CA
4 3 (3.00%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (3.00%) Oracle
4 3 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.00%) SAP
4 3 (3.00%) Teradata
5 2 (2.00%) Capita
6 1 (1.00%) Cadence
6 1 (1.00%) Cisco
6 1 (1.00%) Epicor
6 1 (1.00%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.00%) IFS
6 1 (1.00%) Sage
6 1 (1.00%) Talend