Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 39 29
Rank change year-on-year -19 -10 +45
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 27 50 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.05% 5.41% 6.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 6.11% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 22 49 59
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £33,000 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £45,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +5.26%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 759 818 872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 85.67% 88.43% 84.58%
Number of salaries quoted 612 734 703
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £23,150
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,116 £46,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Lancashire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Preston -4 7 £50,000 +78.57%
Chorley -12 6 £40,000 -
Blackpool - 5 £37,000 -
Burnley - 3 £37,500 -
Blackburn - 1 £41,000 - 1
Business Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 13 (48.15%) Project Management
2 11 (40.74%) Degree
2 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (33.33%) Finance
4 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.93%) Change Management
5 7 (25.93%) .NET
5 7 (25.93%) C#
6 6 (22.22%) SQL
6 6 (22.22%) ERP
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (22.22%) Smart Meter
7 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (18.52%) ITIL V2
7 5 (18.52%) High Availability
7 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (18.52%) Power BI
7 5 (18.52%) PRINCE
7 5 (18.52%) Clustering
7 5 (18.52%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (18.52%) Banking
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
7 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
7 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) SMS
2 1 (3.70%) RS-232
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (18.52%) Power BI
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Advertising
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Analyst
1 17 (62.96%) Business Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Technical Leader
4 4 (14.81%) ERP Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) ERP Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) ERP Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) ERP Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Project Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Financial Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
2 5 (18.52%) SOAP
2 5 (18.52%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (22.22%) Smart Meter
3 5 (18.52%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Project Management
2 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) Change Management
4 6 (22.22%) ERP
4 6 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
5 5 (18.52%) High Availability
5 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
5 5 (18.52%) ITIL
5 5 (18.52%) ITIL V2
5 5 (18.52%) PRINCE
5 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (14.81%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
6 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
7 3 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (11.11%) Feasibility Study
7 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) C#
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) PMO
3 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Epicor
1 1 (3.70%) hybris
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft