The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
North West / Cheshire
Rank 57 53 67
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 32 52 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.03% 3.97% 3.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.12% 4.16% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 21 51 40
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1026 1250 1686
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 97.07% 95.49% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 839 1066 1288
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Cheshire

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Cheshire

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Cheshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Cheshire

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Warrington -11 8 £40,000 -2.43% 1
Crewe -4 6 £41,250 +14.58% 1
Chester +5 3 £34,000 -32.00% 4
Wilmslow -8 2 - -
Knutsford +1 1 £42,500 +17.24% 1
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 38 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (45.83%) Business Analysis
3 32 (44.44%) Finance
4 19 (26.39%) SDLC
5 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (15.28%) Process Improvement
7 10 (13.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (12.50%) User Stories
9 8 (11.11%) Oracle
10 7 (9.72%) PMI
10 7 (9.72%) PMI Certification
10 7 (9.72%) Project Management
10 7 (9.72%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (9.72%) iPad
11 6 (8.33%) Scrum
11 6 (8.33%) ERP
11 6 (8.33%) Software Delivery
12 5 (6.94%) Business Process Modelling
12 5 (6.94%) OOD
12 5 (6.94%) OO
12 5 (6.94%) Advertising
12 5 (6.94%) GAP Analysis
12 5 (6.94%) TDD
12 5 (6.94%) Data Analysis
12 5 (6.94%) Translating Business Requirements
12 5 (6.94%) Business Transformation
12 5 (6.94%) BPMN
13 4 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
13 4 (5.56%) Marketing

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) Big Data
1 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.39%) OLAP
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 32 (44.44%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Advertising
3 4 (5.56%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Marketing
4 3 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.78%) Legal
6 1 (1.39%) Automotive
6 1 (1.39%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.39%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.72%) iPad
2 7 (9.72%) PMI
3 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.17%) Life Science
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Linux
1 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (45.83%) Business Analysis
3 19 (26.39%) SDLC
4 13 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (15.28%) Process Improvement
6 10 (13.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (12.50%) User Stories
8 7 (9.72%) Project Management
9 6 (8.33%) ERP
9 6 (8.33%) Scrum
9 6 (8.33%) Software Delivery
10 5 (6.94%) BPMN
10 5 (6.94%) Business Process Modelling
10 5 (6.94%) Business Transformation
10 5 (6.94%) Data Analysis
10 5 (6.94%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (6.94%) OO
10 5 (6.94%) OOD
10 5 (6.94%) TDD
10 5 (6.94%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.56%) SQL
2 2 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.17%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (1.39%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) PMO
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
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