Period
to 18 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 39 44
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 6 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.09% 2.72% 2.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 2.80% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 7
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £40,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £51,875 £51,250 £52,750
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £39,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.28% -1.88% -

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 281 286 309
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.91% 97.28% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 252 253 275
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £24,750 £27,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,250 £55,750
Cheshire median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% -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 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Chester

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Chester region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 2 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Planning
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) QA

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ASCP
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Twitter
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle