The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 25 29 19
Rank change year-on-year +4 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.17% 2.53% 5.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 2.56% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 9
Median salary £34,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.42% +18.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 132 156 163
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 95.65% 98.73% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 114 138 115
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.10% +12.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Chester region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
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