The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 61 42
Rank change year-on-year -12 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 42 27 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.89% 2.81% 5.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 2.91% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 28 25 74
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% -7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,975 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +2.32%  

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 1385 927 1646
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.25% 96.36% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1045 808 1315
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 June 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 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 - 12 £44,125 -
Warrington -19 8 £42,500 +30.76%
Wilmslow - 5 £37,500 -
Chester +6 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Macclesfield - 2 £35,000 - 2
Business Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 36 (48.65%) Finance
2 34 (45.95%) Business Analysis
3 31 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (35.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (27.03%) SDLC
6 18 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (24.32%) Process Improvement
7 11 (14.86%) Project Management
7 11 (14.86%) User Stories
8 9 (12.16%) Oracle
8 9 (12.16%) Oracle Applications
9 8 (10.81%) Banking
9 8 (10.81%) Risk Management
9 8 (10.81%) Data Analysis
10 7 (9.46%) Waterfall
10 7 (9.46%) Use Case
10 7 (9.46%) Migration
11 6 (8.11%) Manufacturing
11 6 (8.11%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
11 6 (8.11%) Asset Management
11 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
12 5 (6.76%) Business Transformation
12 5 (6.76%) Business Process Modelling
12 5 (6.76%) Logistics
12 5 (6.76%) Life Science
12 5 (6.76%) Data Migration
12 5 (6.76%) Oracle EBS R12
12 5 (6.76%) Change Control
12 5 (6.76%) Test Strategy

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 2 (2.70%) Confluence
2 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.70%) SAP EWM
4 1 (1.35%) SAP MII
4 1 (1.35%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.35%) SAP PP-PI
4 1 (1.35%) SAP QM
4 1 (1.35%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon Glacier
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.35%) OLAP
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) JIRA
General
1 36 (48.65%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Banking
3 6 (8.11%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.41%) Marketing
5 3 (4.05%) Billing
5 3 (4.05%) Retail
6 2 (2.70%) Advertising
6 2 (2.70%) Automotive
7 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) .NET
1 2 (2.70%) IDoc
1 2 (2.70%) SAP XI
1 2 (2.70%) Web Services
2 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.35%) EDI
2 1 (1.35%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.76%) Life Science
4 2 (2.70%) iPad
4 2 (2.70%) NHS
4 2 (2.70%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.70%) PMI
5 1 (1.35%) CMDB
5 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.95%) Business Analysis
2 31 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (35.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (27.03%) SDLC
5 18 (24.32%) Process Improvement
6 11 (14.86%) Project Management
6 11 (14.86%) User Stories
7 8 (10.81%) Data Analysis
7 8 (10.81%) Risk Management
8 7 (9.46%) Migration
8 7 (9.46%) Use Case
8 7 (9.46%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.11%) Asset Management
9 6 (8.11%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (6.76%) Change Control
10 5 (6.76%) CRM
10 5 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (6.76%) Six Sigma
10 5 (6.76%) Test Strategy
10 5 (6.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.05%) SQL
2 2 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (1.35%) R
3 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) SAP Certification
3 2 (2.70%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.35%) CCA
4 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Oracle
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.41%) SAP
4 1 (1.35%) GoldenSource
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