The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
North West / Manchester
Rank 55 64 68
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 203 130 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.22% 3.90% 4.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.39% 4.00% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 170 116 140
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 3763 3254 3594
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.78% 97.54% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3138 2705 2948
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 £30,400 - 1
Rochdale - 6 £45,000 - 1
Stockport 0 5 £42,500 -2.85% 2
Altrincham -8 1 £31,000 -13.88% 1
Cheadle - 1 £40,000 -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 164 (43.39%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 120 (31.75%) SAP
4 117 (30.95%) ERP
5 94 (24.87%) SAP ERP
6 86 (22.75%) Translating Business Requirements
7 85 (22.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 84 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
9 82 (21.69%) FMCG
10 72 (19.05%) SDLC
11 51 (13.49%) Finance
12 50 (13.23%) User Acceptance Testing
13 44 (11.64%) SAP SD
14 41 (10.85%) Waterfall
14 41 (10.85%) Degree
15 38 (10.05%) Manufacturing
15 38 (10.05%) User Stories
16 37 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
17 36 (9.52%) Scrum
17 36 (9.52%) SAP APO
18 35 (9.26%) Software Delivery
19 34 (8.99%) ISEB
20 32 (8.47%) Order to Cash
21 30 (7.94%) Project Management
22 29 (7.67%) Retail
23 28 (7.41%) User Experience
24 26 (6.88%) Presales
24 26 (6.88%) E-Commerce
25 25 (6.61%) Data Modelling
25 25 (6.61%) Legal

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 15 (3.97%) Confluence
2 13 (3.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.53%) CMS
3 2 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.12%) MS Office
4 3 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 94 (24.87%) SAP ERP
2 44 (11.64%) SAP SD
3 36 (9.52%) SAP APO
4 18 (4.76%) SAP SCM
5 13 (3.44%) SAP PP
6 5 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (1.06%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.53%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.53%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.53%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.26%) HFM
9 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.26%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.26%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.26%) SAP QM
9 1 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.26%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.79%) Yammer
2 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.50%) Internet
2 7 (1.85%) FTP
2 7 (1.85%) HTTP
3 2 (0.53%) Extranet
3 2 (0.53%) Intranet
3 2 (0.53%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (1.85%) MS Access
4 3 (0.79%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.53%) Big Data
5 2 (0.53%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.26%) GIS
6 1 (0.26%) QlikView
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (5.29%) JIRA
2 4 (1.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 51 (13.49%) Finance
2 38 (10.05%) Manufacturing
3 29 (7.67%) Retail
4 25 (6.61%) Legal
5 18 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.70%) Law
7 8 (2.12%) Banking
7 8 (2.12%) Marketing
7 8 (2.12%) Military
8 5 (1.32%) Games
9 3 (0.79%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.53%) Billing
11 1 (0.26%) Advertising
11 1 (0.26%) Back Office
11 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.23%) .NET
2 12 (3.17%) XML
3 10 (2.65%) Web Services
4 7 (1.85%) EDI
4 7 (1.85%) EDIFACT
5 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.26%) Mason
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 82 (21.69%) FMCG
2 37 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (7.41%) User Experience
4 11 (2.91%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.91%) iPad
5 9 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.85%) TRADACOMS
7 6 (1.59%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.79%) Cybercrime
11 2 (0.53%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.26%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.26%) Cyberthreat
12 1 (0.26%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.26%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.26%) Fintech
12 1 (0.26%) LIMS
12 1 (0.26%) Tandem
12 1 (0.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.53%) Android
1 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
1 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
1 2 (0.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (43.39%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 117 (30.95%) ERP
4 86 (22.75%) Translating Business Requirements
5 85 (22.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 84 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
7 72 (19.05%) SDLC
8 50 (13.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 41 (10.85%) Waterfall
10 38 (10.05%) User Stories
11 36 (9.52%) Scrum
12 35 (9.26%) Software Delivery
13 32 (8.47%) Order to Cash
14 30 (7.94%) Project Management
15 26 (6.88%) E-Commerce
15 26 (6.88%) Presales
16 25 (6.61%) BPMN
16 25 (6.61%) Data Modelling
16 25 (6.61%) Use Case
17 24 (6.35%) Business Process Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.70%) SQL
2 8 (2.12%) C
3 7 (1.85%) ActionScript
3 7 (1.85%) ActionScript 2.0
4 6 (1.59%) C#
5 4 (1.06%) Java
6 2 (0.53%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.26%) PHP
7 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.26%) VB
7 1 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (10.85%) Degree
2 34 (8.99%) ISEB
3 13 (3.44%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.17%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.53%) CCA
6 1 (0.26%) ACCA
6 1 (0.26%) CIMA
6 1 (0.26%) IIBA
6 1 (0.26%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.70%) ISO 14001
1 14 (3.70%) ISO 9001
1 14 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.85%) QA
3 5 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.06%) PMO
5 1 (0.26%) GDPR
5 1 (0.26%) IFRS
Vendors
1 120 (31.75%) SAP
2 22 (5.82%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.50%) JDA
4 11 (2.91%) Oracle
5 8 (2.12%) Cognizant
6 5 (1.32%) Guidewire
7 4 (1.06%) IBM
8 3 (0.79%) JD Edwards
8 3 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.53%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.26%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.26%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.26%) Siebel
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