The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 29 June 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 > Manchester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 63 60
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 198 143 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.70% 4.09% 4.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.81% 4.17% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 148 131 126
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -  
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £32,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.25% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4119 3432 3258
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.79% 98.11% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 13582 12221 12014
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £62,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 June 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
Bolton +7 13 £35,000 +3.70%
Stockport -17 9 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Rochdale - 5 £36,000 -
Salford -8 2 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Cheadle -10 1 £40,500 +8.00%
Bury - 1 £31,500 -
Business Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Manchester region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 152 (37.44%) SAP
2 138 (33.99%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (31.28%) ERP
4 125 (30.79%) Business Analysis
5 98 (24.14%) SAP ERP
6 96 (23.65%) FMCG
7 93 (22.91%) Translating Business Requirements
8 92 (22.66%) Matrix Organization
9 81 (19.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 69 (17.00%) Finance
11 63 (15.52%) SDLC
12 58 (14.29%) SAP SD
13 51 (12.56%) User Acceptance Testing
13 51 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
14 45 (11.08%) Retail
15 44 (10.84%) Manufacturing
16 43 (10.59%) E-Commerce
17 40 (9.85%) SAP APO
18 38 (9.36%) Order to Cash
19 35 (8.62%) Project Management
20 34 (8.37%) Microsoft
21 33 (8.13%) CRM
22 32 (7.88%) Business Process Modelling
23 31 (7.64%) User Stories
24 30 (7.39%) Software Delivery
25 27 (6.65%) Degree
25 27 (6.65%) Microsoft Office
26 25 (6.16%) ISEB
26 25 (6.16%) Scrum
26 25 (6.16%) Waterfall

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 11 (2.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.74%) CMS
2 3 (0.74%) Confluence
3 2 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (6.65%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (4.43%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.25%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 98 (24.14%) SAP ERP
2 58 (14.29%) SAP SD
3 40 (9.85%) SAP APO
4 20 (4.93%) SAP PP
5 9 (2.22%) SAP SCM
6 8 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (1.72%) SAP CO
7 7 (1.72%) SAP EWM
7 7 (1.72%) SAP FI
7 7 (1.72%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (1.23%) SAP MII
8 5 (1.23%) SAP PP-PI
9 4 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.74%) Oracle HRMS
10 3 (0.74%) Oracle Payroll
11 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.49%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.74%) Yammer
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.25%) Force.com
2 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.97%) FTP
1 8 (1.97%) HTTP
1 8 (1.97%) Internet
2 2 (0.49%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
1 9 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (1.97%) MS Access
3 6 (1.48%) Big Data
4 4 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (0.99%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (0.74%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (0.49%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.25%) Essbase
7 1 (0.25%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (0.99%) JIRA
2 2 (0.49%) Eclipse
General
1 69 (17.00%) Finance
2 45 (11.08%) Retail
3 44 (10.84%) Manufacturing
4 18 (4.43%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.69%) Banking
5 15 (3.69%) Legal
6 10 (2.46%) Marketing
7 9 (2.22%) Law
8 8 (1.97%) Billing
8 8 (1.97%) Electronics
9 6 (1.48%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.99%) Back Office
10 4 (0.99%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.49%) Advertising
12 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.69%) IDoc
2 12 (2.96%) EDI
3 11 (2.71%) .NET
4 8 (1.97%) EDIFACT
4 8 (1.97%) Web Services
4 8 (1.97%) XML
5 7 (1.72%) SAP XI
6 3 (0.74%) Middleware
7 2 (0.49%) Mason
8 1 (0.25%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 96 (23.65%) FMCG
2 51 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.67%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (3.20%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.20%) iPad
5 10 (2.46%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.97%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.97%) Social Media
6 8 (1.97%) TRADACOMS
7 7 (1.72%) User Experience
8 6 (1.48%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.74%) CCTV
11 2 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.25%) LIMS
12 1 (0.25%) Smart Energy
12 1 (0.25%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.25%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.49%) Android
1 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (33.99%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (31.28%) ERP
3 125 (30.79%) Business Analysis
4 93 (22.91%) Translating Business Requirements
5 92 (22.66%) Matrix Organization
6 81 (19.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 63 (15.52%) SDLC
8 51 (12.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 43 (10.59%) E-Commerce
10 38 (9.36%) Order to Cash
11 35 (8.62%) Project Management
12 33 (8.13%) CRM
13 32 (7.88%) Business Process Modelling
14 31 (7.64%) User Stories
15 30 (7.39%) Software Delivery
16 25 (6.16%) Scrum
16 25 (6.16%) Waterfall
17 24 (5.91%) Logistics
18 22 (5.42%) Presales
19 21 (5.17%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.46%) SQL
2 8 (1.97%) ActionScript
2 8 (1.97%) ActionScript 2.0
3 6 (1.48%) ABAP
4 5 (1.23%) C
5 4 (0.99%) C#
6 2 (0.49%) C++
6 2 (0.49%) Java
7 1 (0.25%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (6.65%) Degree
2 25 (6.16%) ISEB
3 5 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.23%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.25%) ACCA
4 1 (0.25%) CBAP
4 1 (0.25%) CIMA
4 1 (0.25%) IIBA
4 1 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.69%) QA
2 13 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.71%) ISO 14001
3 11 (2.71%) ISO 9001
4 10 (2.46%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.48%) GDPR
5 6 (1.48%) SLA
6 5 (1.23%) PMO
7 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.25%) GAAP
8 1 (0.25%) IFRS
Vendors
1 152 (37.44%) SAP
2 34 (8.37%) Microsoft
3 22 (5.42%) Oracle
4 11 (2.71%) Cognizant
5 9 (2.22%) JDA
6 6 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.49%) Guidewire
7 2 (0.49%) hybris
7 2 (0.49%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.49%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.49%) Pegasus
7 2 (0.49%) SEEBURGER
7 2 (0.49%) Siebel
7 2 (0.49%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe
8 1 (0.25%) Infor
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