Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 36 53
Rank change year-on-year -12 +17 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 15 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.61% 3.01% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.74% 3.07% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 4
Chester median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -22.22% +7.14%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,125 £50,125
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.33% +0.60%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Permanent vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 401 261 365
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 98.12% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 349 193 319
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £21,750 £25,750 £24,800
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,000 £61,250
Cheshire median annual salary £43,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.00% -6.25% -

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Chester

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Chester

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Chester over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Chester

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

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 Chester region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) User Stories
2 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (13.33%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (13.33%) Business Process Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) IT Strategy
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) SDLC
3 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (13.33%) JSON
3 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (13.33%) QA
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Credit Derivative

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) SAP ALE
3 1 (6.67%) SAP PI
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (6.67%) Derivative
3 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (20.00%) User Stories
3 2 (13.33%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Business Process Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) IT Strategy
3 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (13.33%) SDLC
3 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) EMIR
2 1 (6.67%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Google
1 1 (6.67%) hybris
1 1 (6.67%) SAP