Period
to 26 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

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 > Manchester
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 62 63
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 315 377 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.42% 4.81% 4.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.56% 4.94% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 248 327 245
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +14.94% +8.75%
10th Percentile £33,725 £32,500 £26,150
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 6,908 7,625 6,543
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.86% 97.32% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5,780 6,475 5,524
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +9.21%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Manchester

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Manchester

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Manchester over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Manchester

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 26 May 2018. 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 -2 13 £41,000 -3.53%
Cheadle +9 11 £40,000 -
Bury - 9 £22,000 -
Bolton -10 5 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Altrincham +8 3 £42,500 +37.10%
Salford +4 3 £37,747 +16.14% 2
Wigan - 1 £32,500 -
Heywood - 1 £36,500 -
Business Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 145 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (39.05%) Business Analysis
3 75 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 71 (22.54%) SAP
5 69 (21.90%) Finance
6 48 (15.24%) SDLC
6 48 (15.24%) Translating Business Requirements
7 45 (14.29%) ERP
8 40 (12.70%) Scrum
9 36 (11.43%) Waterfall
10 35 (11.11%) Data Analysis
11 34 (10.79%) SAP ERP
12 31 (9.84%) E-Commerce
12 31 (9.84%) Project Management
12 31 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
13 30 (9.52%) Logistics
14 28 (8.89%) QA
15 27 (8.57%) Degree
15 27 (8.57%) User Stories
16 26 (8.25%) FMCG
17 25 (7.94%) Process Improvement
18 24 (7.62%) SAP SD
18 24 (7.62%) Manufacturing
19 23 (7.30%) GAP Analysis
19 23 (7.30%) ITIL
19 23 (7.30%) Use Case
19 23 (7.30%) Feasibility Study
19 23 (7.30%) PMO
20 22 (6.98%) Creative Thinking
20 22 (6.98%) Coaching

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 3 (0.95%) CMS
2 2 (0.63%) EPiServer
2 2 (0.63%) SAS
3 1 (0.32%) Confluence
3 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 34 (10.79%) SAP ERP
2 24 (7.62%) SAP SD
3 16 (5.08%) SAP APO
4 10 (3.17%) SAP MM
5 8 (2.54%) SAP PP
6 4 (1.27%) SAP QM
7 3 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.95%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.63%) HFM
8 2 (0.63%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.63%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.63%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.63%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (0.32%) Force.com
1 1 (0.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.90%) WAN
2 5 (1.59%) SAN
3 4 (1.27%) NAS
3 4 (1.27%) Wireless
4 1 (0.32%) Extranet
4 1 (0.32%) Firewall
4 1 (0.32%) Internet
4 1 (0.32%) Intranet
4 1 (0.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.59%) Big Data
2 3 (0.95%) SAP BW
3 2 (0.63%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.63%) Essbase
3 2 (0.63%) OLAP
4 1 (0.32%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 69 (21.90%) Finance
2 24 (7.62%) Manufacturing
3 18 (5.71%) Retail
4 16 (5.08%) Legal
5 13 (4.13%) Banking
6 11 (3.49%) Back Office
7 8 (2.54%) Advertising
7 8 (2.54%) Automotive
8 5 (1.59%) Law
8 5 (1.59%) Marketing
9 3 (0.95%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.63%) Billing
10 2 (0.63%) Electronics
10 2 (0.63%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.32%) Games
11 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.27%) XML
2 3 (0.95%) CSS
2 3 (0.95%) HTML
2 3 (0.95%) Java EE
3 2 (0.63%) Mason
3 2 (0.63%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.32%) CGI
4 1 (0.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (8.25%) FMCG
3 15 (4.76%) PMI
4 11 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (1.90%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.59%) Minimum Viable Product
8 4 (1.27%) User Experience
9 3 (0.95%) AS400
9 3 (0.95%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.32%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.32%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.32%) EPoS
10 1 (0.32%) Fintech
10 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.32%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.95%) Android
1 3 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (39.05%) Business Analysis
3 75 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (15.24%) SDLC
4 48 (15.24%) Translating Business Requirements
5 45 (14.29%) ERP
6 40 (12.70%) Scrum
7 36 (11.43%) Waterfall
8 35 (11.11%) Data Analysis
9 31 (9.84%) E-Commerce
9 31 (9.84%) Project Management
10 30 (9.52%) Logistics
11 27 (8.57%) User Stories
12 25 (7.94%) Process Improvement
13 23 (7.30%) Feasibility Study
13 23 (7.30%) GAP Analysis
13 23 (7.30%) ITIL
13 23 (7.30%) Use Case
14 22 (6.98%) Coaching
14 22 (6.98%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.35%) ABAP
2 9 (2.86%) Java
2 9 (2.86%) PHP
3 7 (2.22%) SQL
4 5 (1.59%) C
5 3 (0.95%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.95%) C#
5 3 (0.95%) C++
5 3 (0.95%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.95%) Objective-C
5 3 (0.95%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.95%) Python
6 2 (0.63%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 27 (8.57%) Degree
2 17 (5.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 15 (4.76%) PMI Certification
4 12 (3.81%) ISEB
5 4 (1.27%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.27%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.63%) IIBA
8 1 (0.32%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.89%) QA
2 23 (7.30%) PMO
3 3 (0.95%) PSD2
4 2 (0.63%) GAAP
4 2 (0.63%) SLA
5 1 (0.32%) IFRS
5 1 (0.32%) IFRS 9
Systems Management
1 3 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 71 (22.54%) SAP
2 18 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.22%) Oracle
4 5 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (0.95%) Epicor
5 3 (0.95%) Infor
5 3 (0.95%) Sage
5 3 (0.95%) ServiceNow
5 3 (0.95%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.63%) Capita
6 2 (0.63%) hybris
6 2 (0.63%) Hyperion
6 2 (0.63%) Progress
6 2 (0.63%) Teradata
7 1 (0.32%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.32%) Pegasus