Period
to 14 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 55 72
Rank change year-on-year -73 +17 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 189 441 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.58% 5.50% 3.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 5.64% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 165 267 273
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -4.76%

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 7,063 7,817 7,255
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 97.48% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5,899 6,496 6,240
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 14 November 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 14 November 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
Salford -3 7 £43,000 -4.44%
Stockport +15 6 £41,000 +2.50% 2
Bolton +14 3 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Bury -4 2 £21,500 -52.22% 3
Cheadle -9 1 £47,500 +30.14%
Altrincham -11 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Wigan - 1 £32,500 -
Sale - 1 £29,500 -
Business Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 83 (43.92%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (34.92%) Business Analysis
3 56 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (23.28%) User Stories
5 34 (17.99%) Project Management
6 33 (17.46%) Finance
7 30 (15.87%) SAP
7 30 (15.87%) Degree
8 25 (13.23%) PRINCE2
9 23 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
10 21 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (10.58%) Retail
11 20 (10.58%) Marketing
12 19 (10.05%) E-Commerce
12 19 (10.05%) ERP
13 18 (9.52%) Scrum
14 16 (8.47%) Creative Thinking
15 15 (7.94%) SDLC
15 15 (7.94%) Data Analysis
16 14 (7.41%) MS Visio
16 14 (7.41%) ISEB
16 14 (7.41%) Decision-Making
17 13 (6.88%) Workshop Facilitation
17 13 (6.88%) Collaborative Working
17 13 (6.88%) Presales
17 13 (6.88%) Use Case
18 12 (6.35%) Process Improvement
18 12 (6.35%) SQL
18 12 (6.35%) Microsoft

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 6 (3.17%) Confluence
1 6 (3.17%) MS Project Server
2 5 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.06%) CMS
4 1 (0.53%) Alfresco
Applications
1 14 (7.41%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.17%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (5.82%) SAP ERP
1 11 (5.82%) SAP SD
2 8 (4.23%) SAP MM
3 3 (1.59%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.59%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.53%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.53%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.65%) SaaS
2 3 (1.59%) Slack
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.53%) Heroku
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.59%) Skype
2 1 (0.53%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (1.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.53%) Big Data
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.53%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (0.53%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.53%) Rational Software Modeler
General
1 33 (17.46%) Finance
2 20 (10.58%) Marketing
2 20 (10.58%) Retail
3 9 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.17%) Banking
4 6 (3.17%) Publishing
5 4 (2.12%) Advertising
5 4 (2.12%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.59%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.06%) Automotive
7 2 (1.06%) Back Office
7 2 (1.06%) Billing
7 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.06%) Legal
7 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.53%) Games
8 1 (0.53%) Law
8 1 (0.53%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.53%) .NET
1 1 (0.53%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.29%) User Experience
3 9 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.23%) FMCG
5 5 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.12%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.59%) NHS
8 2 (1.06%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.06%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.53%) EPoS
9 1 (0.53%) Fintech
9 1 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.53%) PMI
9 1 (0.53%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.53%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (43.92%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (34.92%) Business Analysis
3 56 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (23.28%) User Stories
5 34 (17.99%) Project Management
6 25 (13.23%) PRINCE2
7 21 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
8 19 (10.05%) E-Commerce
8 19 (10.05%) ERP
9 18 (9.52%) Scrum
10 16 (8.47%) Creative Thinking
11 15 (7.94%) Data Analysis
11 15 (7.94%) SDLC
12 14 (7.41%) Decision-Making
13 13 (6.88%) Collaborative Working
13 13 (6.88%) Presales
13 13 (6.88%) Use Case
13 13 (6.88%) Workshop Facilitation
14 12 (6.35%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.35%) SQL
2 6 (3.17%) ABAP
3 5 (2.65%) C
4 3 (1.59%) Java
5 2 (1.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (15.87%) Degree
2 14 (7.41%) ISEB
3 10 (5.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (4.76%) IIBA
5 1 (0.53%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.82%) QA
2 9 (4.76%) PMO
3 1 (0.53%) PSD2
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 30 (15.87%) SAP
2 12 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.17%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.12%) Oracle
5 2 (1.06%) ComArch
6 1 (0.53%) Informatica
6 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com