The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 39 36
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 14 24 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.15% 5.35% 6.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 5.90% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 39
Median salary £41,750 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.22% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12%  

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 381 407 517
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 85.62% 90.65% 87.63%
Number of salaries quoted 321 325 424
Median salary £35,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Lancashire

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Business Analysis in Lancashire

Business Analysis
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Chorley +2 7 £40,000 -11.11%
Preston - 4 £42,500 - 1
Blackburn - 1 £41,000 -
Blackpool - 1 £45,000 -
Burnley - 1 £50,000 -
Business Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 21 (72.41%) Degree
2 18 (62.07%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (51.72%) Smart Meter
3 15 (51.72%) Change Management
4 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (27.59%) Finance
5 8 (27.59%) Project Management
6 7 (24.14%) ISEB
7 6 (20.69%) SQL
7 6 (20.69%) ERP
7 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (17.24%) .NET
8 5 (17.24%) C#
9 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
9 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
9 4 (13.79%) SOAP
9 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
9 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (10.34%) ITIL V2
10 3 (10.34%) High Availability
10 3 (10.34%) Project Governance
10 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Business Transformation
10 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (10.34%) Power BI

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (3.45%) OpenEdge
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (10.34%) Power BI
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Legal
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Advertising
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Analyst
2 19 (65.52%) Business Analyst
3 10 (34.48%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Business IT Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (10.34%) IT Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) IT Business Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) IT Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Project Delivery Manager
4 3 (10.34%) SDLC Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) ERP Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) ERP Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Finance Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) SOAP
3 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.34%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) HTML5
4 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (51.72%) Smart Meter
3 3 (10.34%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Change Management
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (27.59%) Project Management
4 6 (20.69%) ERP
4 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.34%) Business Transformation
6 3 (10.34%) Case Management
6 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
6 3 (10.34%) High Availability
6 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL V2
6 3 (10.34%) PRINCE
6 3 (10.34%) Project Governance
6 3 (10.34%) SDLC
6 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) C#
3 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (72.41%) Degree
2 7 (24.14%) ISEB
3 3 (10.34%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Epicor
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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