Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 94 63
Rank change year-on-year +34 -31 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 128 69 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.10% 2.63% 3.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.26% 2.74% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 101 46 74
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £50,000 £50,001
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 3,008 2,519 2,160
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.38% 96.18% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2,278 1,976 1,862
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,750 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +15 35 £48,000 +5.79% 2
Warrington +4 19 £44,250 +4.12%
Crewe 0 15 £42,500 -10.53% 3
Wilmslow +11 13 £37,500 -
Macclesfield +9 8 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Chester -1 7 £42,500 +21.43%
Northwich - 2 £32,750 -
Business Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 82 (64.06%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 47 (36.72%) Finance
4 38 (29.69%) Banking
5 33 (25.78%) Waterfall
6 28 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (14.84%) Risk Management
7 19 (14.84%) SDLC
8 18 (14.06%) Wealth Management
8 18 (14.06%) Law
8 18 (14.06%) Data Analysis
8 18 (14.06%) Investment Banking
9 16 (12.50%) Use Case
10 14 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (10.94%) Scenario Testing
11 13 (10.16%) BPMN
11 13 (10.16%) User Stories
12 12 (9.38%) Scrum
12 12 (9.38%) JIRA
13 11 (8.59%) Requirements Analysis
13 11 (8.59%) Test Strategy
14 10 (7.81%) Confluence
14 10 (7.81%) Software Delivery
14 10 (7.81%) Strategic Thinking
14 10 (7.81%) Project Management
14 10 (7.81%) MS Visio
15 9 (7.03%) ERP
15 9 (7.03%) GAP Analysis
15 9 (7.03%) ISEB
15 9 (7.03%) Programme Management

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 10 (7.81%) Confluence
2 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 10 (7.81%) MS Visio
2 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.34%) SAP CO
1 3 (2.34%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.78%) BPCS
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.78%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.78%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.78%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.25%) Trello
2 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.56%) HTTP
1 2 (1.56%) Internet
2 1 (0.78%) ATM
2 1 (0.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.34%) Big Data
2 2 (1.56%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (9.38%) JIRA
2 4 (3.13%) Pivotal Tracker
3 3 (2.34%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (36.72%) Finance
2 38 (29.69%) Banking
3 18 (14.06%) Investment Banking
3 18 (14.06%) Law
4 5 (3.91%) Advertising
4 5 (3.91%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.34%) Marketing
7 2 (1.56%) Back Office
7 2 (1.56%) Retail
8 1 (0.78%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.78%) Legal
8 1 (0.78%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.34%) .NET
1 3 (2.34%) Web Services
2 2 (1.56%) JSON
2 2 (1.56%) Mason
2 2 (1.56%) REST
2 2 (1.56%) XML
3 1 (0.78%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.03%) User Experience
3 8 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.34%) Fintech
5 3 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.34%) Marketing Technology
6 2 (1.56%) CMDB
6 2 (1.56%) FMCG
6 2 (1.56%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.56%) NHS
7 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (64.06%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 33 (25.78%) Waterfall
4 28 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (14.84%) Risk Management
5 19 (14.84%) SDLC
6 18 (14.06%) Data Analysis
6 18 (14.06%) Wealth Management
7 16 (12.50%) Use Case
8 14 (10.94%) Scenario Testing
9 13 (10.16%) BPMN
9 13 (10.16%) User Stories
10 12 (9.38%) Scrum
11 11 (8.59%) Requirements Analysis
11 11 (8.59%) Test Strategy
12 10 (7.81%) Project Management
12 10 (7.81%) Software Delivery
12 10 (7.81%) Strategic Thinking
13 9 (7.03%) ERP
13 9 (7.03%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.91%) SQL
2 3 (2.34%) Java
3 2 (1.56%) C++
4 1 (0.78%) C#
4 1 (0.78%) PHP
4 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (7.03%) ISEB
2 7 (5.47%) Degree
3 6 (4.69%) IIBA
4 4 (3.13%) HND
4 4 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.56%) CBAP
6 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.78%) ACCA
7 1 (0.78%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.78%) CIMA
7 1 (0.78%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.03%) PMO
2 6 (4.69%) GDPR
3 4 (3.13%) PSD2
4 3 (2.34%) SLA
5 2 (1.56%) QA
6 1 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.78%) IFRS
6 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 8 (6.25%) Oracle
2 7 (5.47%) SAP
3 5 (3.91%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.91%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.13%) Capita
4 4 (3.13%) Progress
4 4 (3.13%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.34%) Teradata
6 2 (1.56%) CA
6 2 (1.56%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.56%) Pegasus
6 2 (1.56%) Sage
6 2 (1.56%) Tableau
6 2 (1.56%) Twitter
7 1 (0.78%) Epicor
7 1 (0.78%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.78%) IBM
7 1 (0.78%) IFS
7 1 (0.78%) Infor