Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 57 63
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 319 432 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.36% 5.27% 3.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.51% 5.40% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 273 313 246
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,850 £32,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £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 7,081 8,002 6,923
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 97.56% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5,935 6,747 5,865
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,750 £63,550
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +8 14 £41,000 +5.81% 4
Bury +6 9 £22,000 -30.16% 1
Salford +5 6 £43,000 +7.50% 1
Bolton +1 6 £40,000 +14.29%
Cheadle +7 5 £40,000 -0.62%
Altrincham - 4 £43,750 -
Wigan - 1 £32,500 -
Heywood - 1 £36,500 -
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 20 July 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.

1 150 (47.02%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (42.01%) Business Analysis
3 89 (27.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 66 (20.69%) Finance
5 62 (19.44%) SAP
6 52 (16.30%) Translating Business Requirements
7 47 (14.73%) Scrum
8 44 (13.79%) ERP
8 44 (13.79%) SDLC
9 43 (13.48%) User Stories
10 37 (11.60%) Degree
11 36 (11.29%) Waterfall
12 35 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
13 31 (9.72%) SAP ERP
13 31 (9.72%) SAP SD
14 29 (9.09%) Data Analysis
15 28 (8.78%) E-Commerce
16 27 (8.46%) Project Management
17 26 (8.15%) Retail
18 25 (7.84%) Order to Cash
19 23 (7.21%) Microsoft
19 23 (7.21%) ISEB
19 23 (7.21%) Systems Analysis
20 22 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
20 22 (6.90%) Coaching
21 21 (6.58%) Logistics
22 20 (6.27%) FMCG
22 20 (6.27%) Software Delivery
23 18 (5.64%) Creative Thinking
23 18 (5.64%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 5 (1.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.25%) CMS
2 4 (1.25%) Confluence
3 3 (0.94%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.63%) SAS
5 1 (0.31%) Alfresco
Applications
1 13 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (9.72%) SAP ERP
1 31 (9.72%) SAP SD
2 9 (2.82%) SAP MM
3 5 (1.57%) SAP APO
3 5 (1.57%) SAP PP
4 3 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.94%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.63%) HFM
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.63%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.63%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.63%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.94%) Slack
2 2 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.94%) Skype
2 1 (0.31%) Broadband
2 1 (0.31%) Extranet
2 1 (0.31%) Internet
2 1 (0.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.94%) SAP BW
1 3 (0.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.63%) Big Data
2 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.63%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.63%) Essbase
2 2 (0.63%) OLAP
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.51%) JIRA
2 1 (0.31%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.31%) Rational Software Modeler
General
1 66 (20.69%) Finance
2 26 (8.15%) Retail
3 18 (5.64%) Manufacturing
4 16 (5.02%) Banking
5 14 (4.39%) Legal
6 11 (3.45%) Back Office
7 9 (2.82%) Automotive
8 8 (2.51%) Marketing
9 7 (2.19%) Advertising
10 4 (1.25%) Law
11 3 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.94%) Publishing
11 3 (0.94%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.63%) Billing
12 2 (0.63%) Games
12 2 (0.63%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.31%) Military
13 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.94%) Java EE
2 2 (0.63%) Mason
2 2 (0.63%) Visualforce
3 1 (0.31%) .NET
3 1 (0.31%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.31%) Middleware
3 1 (0.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.27%) FMCG
3 9 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.51%) User Experience
5 7 (2.19%) PMI
6 5 (1.57%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.57%) Minimum Viable Product
7 3 (0.94%) AS400
8 2 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.63%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.63%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.31%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.31%) EPoS
9 1 (0.31%) Fintech
9 1 (0.31%) Robotics
9 1 (0.31%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.63%) Android
1 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (47.02%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (42.01%) Business Analysis
3 89 (27.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (16.30%) Translating Business Requirements
5 47 (14.73%) Scrum
6 44 (13.79%) ERP
6 44 (13.79%) SDLC
7 43 (13.48%) User Stories
8 36 (11.29%) Waterfall
9 29 (9.09%) Data Analysis
10 28 (8.78%) E-Commerce
11 27 (8.46%) Project Management
12 25 (7.84%) Order to Cash
13 23 (7.21%) Systems Analysis
14 22 (6.90%) Coaching
14 22 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
15 21 (6.58%) Logistics
16 20 (6.27%) Software Delivery
17 18 (5.64%) Creative Thinking
17 18 (5.64%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.70%) ABAP
2 11 (3.45%) SQL
3 8 (2.51%) C
3 8 (2.51%) Java
3 8 (2.51%) PHP
4 4 (1.25%) C#
5 3 (0.94%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.94%) C++
5 3 (0.94%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.94%) Objective-C
5 3 (0.94%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.94%) Python
6 2 (0.63%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 37 (11.60%) Degree
2 23 (7.21%) ISEB
3 12 (3.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (3.13%) IIBA
5 7 (2.19%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.57%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.25%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) CCA
8 1 (0.31%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.64%) QA
2 15 (4.70%) PMO
3 3 (0.94%) PSD2
4 2 (0.63%) GAAP
4 2 (0.63%) SLA
5 1 (0.31%) IFRS
5 1 (0.31%) IFRS 9
Systems Management
1 3 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 62 (19.44%) SAP
2 23 (7.21%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.45%) Oracle
4 4 (1.25%) Capita
4 4 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (0.94%) Atlassian
5 3 (0.94%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.63%) ComArch
6 2 (0.63%) Hyperion
6 2 (0.63%) Progress
6 2 (0.63%) Teradata
7 1 (0.31%) Epicor
7 1 (0.31%) Infor
7 1 (0.31%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.31%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.31%) Sage
7 1 (0.31%) Sitecore