Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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

Business Analyst
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 69 63
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 119 77 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.72% 3.39% 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 3.50% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 73 67 122
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.33% +0.60%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £45,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.65% - +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 3,064 2,199 2,768
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.81% 96.79% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,323 1,833 2,432
Cheshire median annual salary £43,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £21,875 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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 6 months to 17 January 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 -13 37 £50,000 - 1
Chester -12 15 £50,000 +42.86%
Wilmslow +16 6 £35,500 -12.35% 1
Crewe +1 6 £40,000 - 3
Warrington -16 5 £43,500 +16.00% 3
Macclesfield - 3 £55,000 - 2
Alderley Edge - 2 - -
Northwich - 1 £26,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £45,000 -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 68 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 61 (51.26%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (51.26%) Finance
3 41 (34.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (27.73%) Banking
5 27 (22.69%) Investment Banking
5 27 (22.69%) Wealth Management
6 26 (21.85%) Risk Management
7 22 (18.49%) Data Analysis
8 19 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (15.97%) SDLC
9 18 (15.13%) Information Security
9 18 (15.13%) Project Management
10 17 (14.29%) Scrum
10 17 (14.29%) User Stories
11 16 (13.45%) Scenario Testing
11 16 (13.45%) Law
12 15 (12.61%) Translating Business Requirements
13 13 (10.92%) Use Case
14 12 (10.08%) Waterfall
14 12 (10.08%) SAP
15 11 (9.24%) QA
15 11 (9.24%) Requirements Analysis
15 11 (9.24%) Collaborative Working
16 10 (8.40%) Programme Delivery
16 10 (8.40%) Migration
16 10 (8.40%) Salesforce.com
17 9 (7.56%) Legal
17 9 (7.56%) Microsoft Excel
17 9 (7.56%) CRM

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 (2.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (7.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.36%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (3.36%) SAP CO
2 4 (3.36%) SAP FI
2 4 (3.36%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (2.52%) SAP APO
3 3 (2.52%) SAP PP
4 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.68%) SAP EWM
4 2 (1.68%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.84%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.84%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) Trello
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.84%) Big Data
2 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (2.52%) JIRA
2 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 61 (51.26%) Finance
2 33 (27.73%) Banking
3 27 (22.69%) Investment Banking
4 16 (13.45%) Law
5 9 (7.56%) Legal
6 7 (5.88%) Advertising
7 4 (3.36%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.52%) Billing
8 3 (2.52%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.84%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.88%) .NET
2 3 (2.52%) .NET Framework
2 3 (2.52%) Mason
2 3 (2.52%) Middleware
2 3 (2.52%) XML
3 2 (1.68%) EDI
3 2 (1.68%) IDoc
3 2 (1.68%) JSON
3 2 (1.68%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.84%) HTML
4 1 (0.84%) J2EE
4 1 (0.84%) SAP ALE
4 1 (0.84%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.84%) SOAP
4 1 (0.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.04%) User Experience
3 4 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.36%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.52%) FMCG
5 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.68%) PMI
6 1 (0.84%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.84%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.84%) Derivative
6 1 (0.84%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.84%) Robotics
6 1 (0.84%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.52%) Android
2 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.84%) Linux
3 1 (0.84%) Unix
3 1 (0.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 61 (51.26%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (34.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (22.69%) Wealth Management
5 26 (21.85%) Risk Management
6 22 (18.49%) Data Analysis
7 19 (15.97%) SDLC
8 18 (15.13%) Information Security
8 18 (15.13%) Project Management
9 17 (14.29%) Scrum
9 17 (14.29%) User Stories
10 16 (13.45%) Scenario Testing
11 15 (12.61%) Translating Business Requirements
12 13 (10.92%) Use Case
13 12 (10.08%) Waterfall
14 11 (9.24%) Collaborative Working
14 11 (9.24%) Requirements Analysis
15 10 (8.40%) Migration
15 10 (8.40%) Programme Delivery
16 9 (7.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.88%) SQL
2 6 (5.04%) Java
3 1 (0.84%) C#
3 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.72%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) ISEB
2 2 (1.68%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.68%) SAP Certification
3 1 (0.84%) IIBA
3 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.24%) QA
2 4 (3.36%) PMO
3 2 (1.68%) GDPR
4 1 (0.84%) EMIR
4 1 (0.84%) MiFID
4 1 (0.84%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (10.08%) SAP
2 10 (8.40%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle
5 1 (0.84%) Epicor
5 1 (0.84%) Google
5 1 (0.84%) hybris
5 1 (0.84%) IFS
5 1 (0.84%) Infor
5 1 (0.84%) Sun