Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 95 82
Rank change year-on-year -40 -13 +4
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 178 246 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.24% 3.28% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 3.60% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 150 200 213
Manchester median annual salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% +16.44%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £31,325
90th Percentile £58,975 £63,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,625 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +0.29% +3.66% +7.89%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7227 6825 6809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.11% 91.09% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5971 5849 5647
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £60,000
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 Manchester

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
Stockport -7 8 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Bolton -15 6 £35,000 +3.70%
Cheadle -6 5 £36,500 -17.05%
Rochdale +17 4 £36,000 -20.00%
Bury - 3 £45,000 -
Salford - 1 £27,500 - 2
Business Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 91 (51.12%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (32.58%) Project Management
3 53 (29.78%) Finance
4 51 (28.65%) Retail
5 41 (23.03%) Degree
6 38 (21.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 37 (20.79%) E-Commerce
8 35 (19.66%) Analytical Skills
9 32 (17.98%) Use Case
10 23 (12.92%) User Stories
11 22 (12.36%) Banking
12 21 (11.80%) Scrum
12 21 (11.80%) Microsoft
12 21 (11.80%) Acceptance Criteria
13 20 (11.24%) Data Analysis
14 19 (10.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (8.99%) Computer Science
15 16 (8.99%) ISEB
15 16 (8.99%) ITIL
15 16 (8.99%) SQL
16 15 (8.43%) Change Management
16 15 (8.43%) SDLC
17 14 (7.87%) MS Visio
18 13 (7.30%) Process Improvement
18 13 (7.30%) Analytics
18 13 (7.30%) Business Process Modelling
19 12 (6.74%) PMO
19 12 (6.74%) Collaborative Working
19 12 (6.74%) PRINCE2
19 12 (6.74%) Process Management

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 6 (3.37%) Confluence
2 2 (1.12%) CMS
3 1 (0.56%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (0.56%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (7.87%) MS Visio
2 8 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.93%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (3.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (1.69%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.69%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.69%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.56%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.56%) SAP CAR
4 1 (0.56%) SAP POS DM
4 1 (0.56%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.56%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.69%) Taleo
2 2 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (1.12%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.25%) NAS
1 4 (2.25%) SAN
2 3 (1.69%) WAN
3 2 (1.12%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.18%) Big Data
2 3 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (1.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.12%) GIS
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.12%) Power BI
3 2 (1.12%) QlikView
4 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.56%) KNIME
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.56%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.06%) JIRA
2 2 (1.12%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.12%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.12%) FitNesse
2 2 (1.12%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.12%) Selenium
2 2 (1.12%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.12%) SpecFlow
2 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 53 (29.78%) Finance
2 51 (28.65%) Retail
3 22 (12.36%) Banking
4 7 (3.93%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.37%) Military
6 5 (2.81%) Marketing
7 3 (1.69%) Advertising
7 3 (1.69%) Billing
7 3 (1.69%) Electronics
7 3 (1.69%) Law
7 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.12%) Legal
8 2 (1.12%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Games
9 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 138 (77.53%) Analyst
2 124 (69.66%) Business Analyst
3 22 (12.36%) IT Analyst
4 21 (11.80%) Agile Business Analyst
4 21 (11.80%) Business IT Analyst
4 21 (11.80%) Senior Analyst
4 21 (11.80%) Senior Business Analyst
5 20 (11.24%) IT Business Analyst
6 14 (7.87%) Consultant
7 13 (7.30%) Retail Business Analyst
8 11 (6.18%) Graduate
8 11 (6.18%) IT Graduate
8 11 (6.18%) Product Owner
9 9 (5.06%) Graduate Analyst
9 9 (5.06%) Graduate Business Analyst
9 9 (5.06%) Graduate IT Analyst
9 9 (5.06%) Programme Analyst
9 9 (5.06%) Software Analyst
10 8 (4.49%) E-Commerce Analyst
10 8 (4.49%) Product Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.25%) .NET
1 4 (2.25%) XML
2 3 (1.69%) CSS
2 3 (1.69%) HTML
3 2 (1.12%) SOAP
3 2 (1.12%) Web Services
3 2 (1.12%) WSDL
3 2 (1.12%) XSD
4 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.56%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.56%) jQuery
4 1 (0.56%) LINQ
4 1 (0.56%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (0.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.66%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.99%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.74%) Management Information System
4 11 (6.18%) User Experience
5 5 (2.81%) iPad
5 5 (2.81%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.25%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.69%) Renewable Energy
8 2 (1.12%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.56%) FMCG
9 1 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (51.12%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (32.58%) Project Management
3 38 (21.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (20.79%) E-Commerce
5 32 (17.98%) Use Case
6 23 (12.92%) User Stories
7 21 (11.80%) Acceptance Criteria
7 21 (11.80%) Scrum
8 20 (11.24%) Data Analysis
9 19 (10.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (8.99%) ITIL
11 15 (8.43%) Change Management
11 15 (8.43%) SDLC
12 13 (7.30%) Analytics
12 13 (7.30%) Business Process Modelling
12 13 (7.30%) Process Improvement
13 12 (6.74%) Collaborative Working
13 12 (6.74%) PRINCE2
13 12 (6.74%) Process Management
13 12 (6.74%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.99%) SQL
2 10 (5.62%) C
3 5 (2.81%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.12%) C#
4 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.56%) ABAP
5 1 (0.56%) COBOL
5 1 (0.56%) Python
5 1 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 41 (23.03%) Degree
2 16 (8.99%) ISEB
3 10 (5.62%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (3.93%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (3.37%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.37%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.12%) CISM
7 2 (1.12%) CISSP
7 2 (1.12%) IIBA
7 2 (1.12%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.56%) CBAP
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.74%) PMO
2 11 (6.18%) QA
3 6 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.25%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.25%) ISO 14001
4 4 (2.25%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.69%) GDPR
6 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (11.80%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.18%) Oracle
3 4 (2.25%) Cognizant
3 4 (2.25%) SAP
4 3 (1.69%) Adobe
4 3 (1.69%) JD Edwards
4 3 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (1.69%) Sage
4 3 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.12%) Capita
5 2 (1.12%) HP
5 2 (1.12%) hybris
5 2 (1.12%) iManage
6 1 (0.56%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.56%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.56%) LexisNexis
6 1 (0.56%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.56%) Tableau