Period
to 25 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 60 84
Rank change year-on-year -1 +24 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 360 363 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.99% 4.78% 3.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.13% 4.93% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 257 323 194
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +6.74% +17.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £30,075
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%

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 7,013 7,359 6,751
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.15% 96.99% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5,891 6,274 5,586
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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
Cheadle +11 23 £40,000 -
Stockport -5 9 £43,750 -2.78% 1
Bury - 7 £22,000 - 2
Altrincham -3 6 £46,250 +23.33%
Bolton -12 3 £50,000 +62.60% 2
Salford - 2 £42,500 - 1
Business Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 151 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (35.83%) Business Analysis
3 110 (30.56%) SAP
4 70 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (17.50%) Finance
6 52 (14.44%) Manufacturing
7 51 (14.17%) E-Commerce
7 51 (14.17%) Project Management
7 51 (14.17%) Logistics
8 47 (13.06%) Translating Business Requirements
9 46 (12.78%) SDLC
9 46 (12.78%) ERP
10 44 (12.22%) User Stories
11 40 (11.11%) Use Case
12 39 (10.83%) SAP ERP
13 38 (10.56%) FMCG
13 38 (10.56%) Scrum
13 38 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
14 37 (10.28%) Degree
15 36 (10.00%) SAP APO
15 36 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
16 33 (9.17%) Continuous Improvement
17 32 (8.89%) Process Improvement
17 32 (8.89%) Retail
18 31 (8.61%) QA
19 30 (8.33%) Data Analysis
19 30 (8.33%) ITIL
19 30 (8.33%) ABAP
20 29 (8.06%) PMO
21 28 (7.78%) 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 6 (1.67%) Confluence
2 2 (0.56%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.28%) CMS
3 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (3.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (10.83%) SAP ERP
2 36 (10.00%) SAP APO
3 26 (7.22%) SAP PP
4 17 (4.72%) SAP MM
5 14 (3.89%) SAP QM
6 9 (2.50%) SAP SD
7 7 (1.94%) SAP MII
7 7 (1.94%) SAP PP-PI
8 6 (1.67%) SAP CO
8 6 (1.67%) SAP FI
9 5 (1.39%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (1.39%) SAP WM
10 3 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.83%) Visualfiles
11 2 (0.56%) Elite 3E
11 2 (0.56%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.28%) Force.com
2 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.50%) SAN
1 9 (2.50%) WAN
2 8 (2.22%) NAS
3 6 (1.67%) Wireless
4 2 (0.56%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.94%) Big Data
2 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.28%) Essbase
2 1 (0.28%) OLAP
2 1 (0.28%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.78%) JIRA
2 2 (0.56%) Eclipse
General
1 63 (17.50%) Finance
2 52 (14.44%) Manufacturing
3 32 (8.89%) Retail
4 14 (3.89%) Banking
5 13 (3.61%) Marketing
6 11 (3.06%) Legal
7 9 (2.50%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.67%) Advertising
9 5 (1.39%) Back Office
9 5 (1.39%) Billing
9 5 (1.39%) Law
9 5 (1.39%) Military
10 4 (1.11%) Automotive
10 4 (1.11%) Electronics
11 1 (0.28%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.94%) SAPUI5
2 3 (0.83%) CSS
2 3 (0.83%) HTML
2 3 (0.83%) XML
3 2 (0.56%) Java EE
3 2 (0.56%) Velocity
4 1 (0.28%) .NET
4 1 (0.28%) CGI
4 1 (0.28%) EDI
4 1 (0.28%) IDoc
4 1 (0.28%) Middleware
4 1 (0.28%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
1 38 (10.56%) FMCG
2 18 (5.00%) PMI
3 17 (4.72%) Computer Science
4 16 (4.44%) User Experience
5 10 (2.78%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (1.94%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.83%) Fintech
8 2 (0.56%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.56%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.28%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.28%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.28%) iPad
9 1 (0.28%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.56%) Android
1 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (35.83%) Business Analysis
3 70 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (14.17%) E-Commerce
4 51 (14.17%) Logistics
4 51 (14.17%) Project Management
5 47 (13.06%) Translating Business Requirements
6 46 (12.78%) ERP
6 46 (12.78%) SDLC
7 44 (12.22%) User Stories
8 40 (11.11%) Use Case
9 38 (10.56%) Scrum
10 36 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
11 33 (9.17%) Continuous Improvement
12 32 (8.89%) Process Improvement
13 30 (8.33%) Data Analysis
13 30 (8.33%) ITIL
14 28 (7.78%) Coaching
15 27 (7.50%) Feasibility Study
15 27 (7.50%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (8.33%) ABAP
2 9 (2.50%) C
3 3 (0.83%) Java
3 3 (0.83%) PHP
3 3 (0.83%) Python
3 3 (0.83%) SQL
4 2 (0.56%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.56%) C#
4 2 (0.56%) C++
4 2 (0.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.56%) Objective-C
4 2 (0.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.28%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (10.28%) Degree
2 18 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 16 (4.44%) ISEB
3 16 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (1.94%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (1.94%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.67%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.83%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.61%) QA
2 29 (8.06%) PMO
3 12 (3.33%) SLA
4 2 (0.56%) GDPR
5 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.28%) GAAP
Vendors
1 110 (30.56%) SAP
2 17 (4.72%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.39%) Oracle
4 4 (1.11%) Capita
5 3 (0.83%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.56%) Epicor
6 2 (0.56%) hybris
6 2 (0.56%) iManage
6 2 (0.56%) Infor
6 2 (0.56%) LexisNexis
6 2 (0.56%) Sage
6 2 (0.56%) Tableau
7 1 (0.28%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.28%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.28%) Progress
7 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.28%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.28%) Teradata