The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 70 62
Rank change year-on-year -40 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 98 118 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.50% 3.46% 4.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 3.85% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 81 81 146
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3588 3066 3340
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.65% 89.99% 88.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3030 2536 2756
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Business Analysis in Manchester

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Manchester over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analysis in Manchester

Business Analysis
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 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
Rochdale - 6 £45,000 - 1
Bolton -9 4 £35,000 - 1
Wigan - 4 £30,000 - 1
Altrincham -13 2 £31,000 -13.88% 1
Stockport - 2 £42,500 - 1
Cheadle - 1 £40,000 -
Business Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 110 (54.46%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (27.72%) Finance
3 52 (25.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (23.27%) Waterfall
5 38 (18.81%) ISEB
6 37 (18.32%) Degree
7 32 (15.84%) User Stories
8 30 (14.85%) Scrum
9 27 (13.37%) E-Commerce
10 26 (12.87%) SQL
10 26 (12.87%) .NET
11 25 (12.38%) Project Management
11 25 (12.38%) IT Strategy
12 23 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
12 23 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing
13 22 (10.89%) Use Case
14 21 (10.40%) Legal
14 21 (10.40%) Retail
14 21 (10.40%) SDLC
15 20 (9.90%) Enterprise Architecture
15 20 (9.90%) ERP
16 18 (8.91%) Internet
16 18 (8.91%) Business Process Modelling
17 17 (8.42%) Manufacturing
17 17 (8.42%) Law
17 17 (8.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 16 (7.92%) Lean Six Sigma
18 16 (7.92%) Service Delivery
18 16 (7.92%) Six Sigma
19 15 (7.43%) Microsoft

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 13 (6.44%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.46%) Confluence
3 5 (2.48%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.50%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.96%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.99%) MS Office
3 2 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.96%) SAP ERP
1 8 (3.96%) SAP SCM
2 4 (1.98%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.49%) Demantra
3 3 (1.49%) Oracle ASCP
3 3 (1.49%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.49%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.49%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.50%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.50%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.91%) Internet
2 2 (0.99%) Extranet
2 2 (0.99%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.47%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (2.97%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.98%) SQLPlus
4 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.99%) QlikView
5 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.50%) GIS
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (6.44%) JIRA
2 4 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.99%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.99%) FitNesse
3 2 (0.99%) Selenium
3 2 (0.99%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 56 (27.72%) Finance
2 21 (10.40%) Legal
2 21 (10.40%) Retail
3 17 (8.42%) Law
3 17 (8.42%) Manufacturing
4 15 (7.43%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.96%) Banking
5 8 (3.96%) Military
6 5 (2.48%) Marketing
7 4 (1.98%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.99%) Back Office
8 2 (0.99%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.99%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) Games
9 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 143 (70.79%) Analyst
2 131 (64.85%) Business Analyst
3 34 (16.83%) Senior Analyst
4 32 (15.84%) Senior Business Analyst
5 22 (10.89%) Agile Business Analyst
5 22 (10.89%) Project Manager
6 15 (7.43%) Digital Business Analyst
7 14 (6.93%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 13 (6.44%) Web Analyst
8 13 (6.44%) Web Business Analyst
9 10 (4.95%) Digital Analyst
9 10 (4.95%) Retail Business Analyst
10 9 (4.46%) E-Commerce Analyst
10 9 (4.46%) Project Analyst
11 8 (3.96%) Consultant
11 8 (3.96%) Product Analyst
11 8 (3.96%) Product Business Analyst
11 8 (3.96%) SAP Analyst
11 8 (3.96%) SAP Business Analyst
11 8 (3.96%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.87%) .NET
2 12 (5.94%) XML
3 7 (3.47%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.98%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.98%) Entity Framework
4 4 (1.98%) Web Services
4 4 (1.98%) XSLT
5 3 (1.49%) Middleware
5 3 (1.49%) SOAP
6 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.99%) Behat
6 2 (0.99%) HTML
6 2 (0.99%) WSDL
6 2 (0.99%) XSD
7 1 (0.50%) CSS
7 1 (0.50%) HTML5
7 1 (0.50%) Java EE
7 1 (0.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.93%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.44%) User Experience
4 7 (3.47%) Driving Licence
4 7 (3.47%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.47%) NHS
5 6 (2.97%) iPad
6 4 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.50%) LIMS
9 1 (0.50%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.50%) Tandem
9 1 (0.50%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (54.46%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (25.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 47 (23.27%) Waterfall
4 32 (15.84%) User Stories
5 30 (14.85%) Scrum
6 27 (13.37%) E-Commerce
7 25 (12.38%) IT Strategy
7 25 (12.38%) Project Management
8 23 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (10.89%) Use Case
10 21 (10.40%) SDLC
11 20 (9.90%) Enterprise Architecture
11 20 (9.90%) ERP
12 18 (8.91%) Business Process Modelling
13 17 (8.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 16 (7.92%) Lean Six Sigma
14 16 (7.92%) Service Delivery
14 16 (7.92%) Six Sigma
15 14 (6.93%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
15 14 (6.93%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.87%) SQL
2 8 (3.96%) C
3 7 (3.47%) C#
3 7 (3.47%) VBA
4 4 (1.98%) Java
4 4 (1.98%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (18.81%) ISEB
2 37 (18.32%) Degree
3 9 (4.46%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.96%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) IIBA
5 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.50%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.93%) ISO 14001
1 14 (6.93%) ISO 9001
1 14 (6.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.96%) QA
3 3 (1.49%) SLA
4 2 (0.99%) GDPR
4 2 (0.99%) PMO
Vendors
1 15 (7.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.44%) SAP
3 10 (4.95%) Oracle
4 9 (4.46%) Cognizant
5 7 (3.47%) JDA
6 4 (1.98%) IBM
7 3 (1.49%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.99%) Guidewire
8 2 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.50%) Kofax
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