Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 74 72
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 101 74 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.34% 3.28% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.49% 3.38% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 63 68 109
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -4.19%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £34,850
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +7.69%

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 2896 2192 3167
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 97.29% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2222 1885 2689
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £24,550 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -16 30 £50,000 -
Chester -2 11 £50,000 +42.86% 2
Warrington -7 11 £44,250 +18.00% 2
Crewe -2 6 £40,000 +3.23%
Macclesfield +8 3 £35,000 -26.32%
Wilmslow +6 1 £34,000 -16.05% 2
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
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 19 November 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 54 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (47.52%) Business Analysis
3 47 (46.53%) Finance
4 35 (34.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (22.77%) SDLC
6 22 (21.78%) Banking
7 18 (17.82%) Data Analysis
8 17 (16.83%) Risk Management
9 15 (14.85%) SAP
9 15 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (14.85%) User Stories
10 14 (13.86%) Scenario Testing
10 14 (13.86%) Project Management
10 14 (13.86%) Investment Banking
10 14 (13.86%) Wealth Management
11 13 (12.87%) Scrum
12 12 (11.88%) Degree
13 11 (10.89%) Process Improvement
14 10 (9.90%) Waterfall
14 10 (9.90%) Use Case
14 10 (9.90%) Collaborative Working
14 10 (9.90%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (9.90%) CRM
14 10 (9.90%) Microsoft
15 9 (8.91%) Information Security
15 9 (8.91%) Business Process Modelling
15 9 (8.91%) Translating Business Requirements
16 8 (7.92%) Requirements Analysis
16 8 (7.92%) MS Visio
16 8 (7.92%) Migration

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 4 (3.96%) Confluence
2 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (4.95%) SAP PP
3 4 (3.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (3.96%) SAP EWM
4 3 (2.97%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (2.97%) SAP APO
4 3 (2.97%) SAP SD
5 2 (1.98%) SAP MII
5 2 (1.98%) SAP MM
5 2 (1.98%) SAP PP-PI
5 2 (1.98%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.99%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.99%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.99%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.99%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Trello
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.99%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) JIRA
2 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
General
1 47 (46.53%) Finance
2 22 (21.78%) Banking
3 14 (13.86%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.93%) Law
4 7 (6.93%) Manufacturing
5 6 (5.94%) Advertising
6 5 (4.95%) Billing
6 5 (4.95%) Legal
7 1 (0.99%) Back Office
7 1 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Marketing
7 1 (0.99%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.96%) EDI
1 4 (3.96%) IDoc
1 4 (3.96%) SAP XI
2 3 (2.97%) Mason
2 3 (2.97%) XML
3 2 (1.98%) .NET
3 2 (1.98%) JSON
3 2 (1.98%) Web Services
4 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.99%) HTML
4 1 (0.99%) J2EE
4 1 (0.99%) Middleware
4 1 (0.99%) SAP ALE
4 1 (0.99%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.99%) SAPUI5
4 1 (0.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.94%) User Experience
3 4 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.97%) FMCG
4 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.97%) NHS
5 2 (1.98%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.99%) CMDB
6 1 (0.99%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.99%) Derivative
6 1 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.99%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.97%) Android
2 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.99%) Linux
3 1 (0.99%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (47.52%) Business Analysis
3 35 (34.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (22.77%) SDLC
5 18 (17.82%) Data Analysis
6 17 (16.83%) Risk Management
7 15 (14.85%) User Stories
8 14 (13.86%) Project Management
8 14 (13.86%) Scenario Testing
8 14 (13.86%) Wealth Management
9 13 (12.87%) Scrum
10 11 (10.89%) Process Improvement
11 10 (9.90%) Collaborative Working
11 10 (9.90%) CRM
11 10 (9.90%) Use Case
11 10 (9.90%) Waterfall
12 9 (8.91%) Business Process Modelling
12 9 (8.91%) Information Security
12 9 (8.91%) Translating Business Requirements
13 8 (7.92%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.96%) Java
2 3 (2.97%) SQL
3 1 (0.99%) C#
3 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.99%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (11.88%) Degree
2 6 (5.94%) SAP Certification
3 1 (0.99%) IIBA
3 1 (0.99%) ISEB
3 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) GDPR
2 2 (1.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.99%) EMIR
3 1 (0.99%) MiFID
3 1 (0.99%) PMO
Vendors
1 15 (14.85%) SAP
2 10 (9.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.90%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.99%) Epicor
3 1 (0.99%) GoldenSource
3 1 (0.99%) hybris
3 1 (0.99%) IFS
3 1 (0.99%) Infor
3 1 (0.99%) Sun