Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Business Analyst
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 36 42
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 55 55 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 6.12% 6.10% 4.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.35% 6.26% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 28 54 46
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,475 £26,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £49,250 £51,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +8.97%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. 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
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies in Lancashire with a recognized job title 866 878 933
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 97.34% 93.30%
Number of salaries quoted 692 775 760
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,775 £22,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £53,625 £50,750 £47,050
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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
Lancaster - 22 £55,000 - 2
Preston -1 11 £35,000 +25.00%
Chorley -9 7 £40,000 -
Blackpool - 6 £37,000 - 1
Burnley -3 2 £37,500 -10.71%
Blackburn +3 1 £41,000 +9.33% 1
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 22 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 22 (40.00%) SAP
2 17 (30.91%) Business Analysis
3 13 (23.64%) ABAP
4 9 (16.36%) SAP SD
5 8 (14.55%) Change Management
6 7 (12.73%) Finance
6 7 (12.73%) ERP
6 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.73%) Degree
6 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (10.91%) Smart Meter
7 6 (10.91%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.09%) Project Management
8 5 (9.09%) SAP APO
8 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.09%) Logistics
8 5 (9.09%) SAP SCM
8 5 (9.09%) Banking
8 5 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
9 4 (7.27%) User Experience
9 4 (7.27%) Wireframes
9 4 (7.27%) SAP PP
9 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.27%) ISEB
9 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.45%) SAP FI
10 3 (5.45%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (5.45%) TOGAF

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 (1.82%) Confluence
1 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (16.36%) SAP SD
2 5 (9.09%) SAP APO
2 5 (9.09%) SAP SCM
3 4 (7.27%) SAP PP
4 3 (5.45%) SAP CO
4 3 (5.45%) SAP FI
4 3 (5.45%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.82%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
General
1 22 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (12.73%) Finance
3 5 (9.09%) Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Legal
4 2 (3.64%) Marketing
4 2 (3.64%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.91%) Smart Meter
3 4 (7.27%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Business Analysis
2 8 (14.55%) Change Management
3 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.73%) ERP
4 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.91%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 5 (9.09%) Logistics
5 5 (9.09%) Project Management
5 5 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
6 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.27%) Wireframes
7 3 (5.45%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (5.45%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (5.45%) Feasibility Study
7 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.45%) TOGAF
7 3 (5.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) ABAP
2 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) ISEB
3 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) PMO
1 2 (3.64%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) hybris
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com