The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
North West / Lancashire
Rank 37 36 34
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 17 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.08% 4.52% 4.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.15% 4.69% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 20
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £31,250 £22,125
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,300 £41,350
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 Lancashire. 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
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 410 320 414
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 98.32% 96.39% 97.87%
Number of salaries quoted 378 277 368
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £55,000 £45,000
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 Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Lancashire

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Lancashire

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Lancashire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Lancashire

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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 +9 9 £40,000 -20.00%
Preston -9 4 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Accrington - 2 £41,000 -
Skelmersdale - 1 £24,000 -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Lancashire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 26 (49.06%) Business Analysis
2 25 (47.17%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (41.51%) Degree
4 20 (37.74%) Smart Meter
4 20 (37.74%) Change Management
5 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (22.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (22.64%) SDLC
7 10 (18.87%) Systems Analysis
8 9 (16.98%) Retail
9 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
10 6 (11.32%) Finance
10 6 (11.32%) iPad
11 5 (9.43%) Manufacturing
11 5 (9.43%) ERP
12 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (7.55%) SQL
12 4 (7.55%) SAP
12 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
12 4 (7.55%) Electronics
12 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
12 4 (7.55%) Programme Management
12 4 (7.55%) Project Management
12 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
12 4 (7.55%) Waterfall
12 4 (7.55%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (7.55%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (7.55%) Marketing
12 4 (7.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 4 (7.55%) Software Testing

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (16.98%) Retail
2 6 (11.32%) Finance
3 5 (9.43%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.55%) Electronics
4 4 (7.55%) Marketing
4 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (47.17%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (37.74%) Smart Meter
3 6 (11.32%) iPad
4 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.77%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Business Analysis
2 20 (37.74%) Change Management
3 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (22.64%) SDLC
4 12 (22.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (18.87%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.43%) ERP
8 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.55%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (7.55%) Programme Management
8 4 (7.55%) Project Management
8 4 (7.55%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (7.55%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.55%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.66%) CRM
10 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
10 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
10 2 (3.77%) Scrum
10 2 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (41.51%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) ISEB
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
1 4 (7.55%) SAP
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