Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 73 76
Rank change year-on-year +22 +3 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 449 293 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.64% 3.98% 3.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.80% 4.08% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 275 271 231
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £32,200 £27,500 £31,625
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +8.97%

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 7744 7174 7198
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 97.42% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6439 6158 5993
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +1 14 £38,250 +2.00%
Stockport -6 11 £40,000 -3.61%
Bolton -12 5 £35,000 +7.69%
Altrincham -16 5 £47,500 +21.79%
Rochdale +19 4 £36,000 -20.00%
Bury - 4 £45,000 - 1
Salford - 3 £45,000 - 1
Business Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 191 (42.54%) SAP
2 154 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (27.84%) Business Analysis
4 89 (19.82%) Manufacturing
5 86 (19.15%) Finance
6 73 (16.26%) Project Management
7 71 (15.81%) Retail
8 65 (14.48%) E-Commerce
9 60 (13.36%) Logistics
10 59 (13.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 57 (12.69%) Use Case
12 53 (11.80%) ERP
12 53 (11.80%) SDLC
13 52 (11.58%) FMCG
13 52 (11.58%) Degree
14 49 (10.91%) Translating Business Requirements
15 47 (10.47%) Matrix Organization
15 47 (10.47%) Business Process Modelling
15 47 (10.47%) SAP ERP
16 46 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
17 45 (10.02%) User Stories
17 45 (10.02%) Scrum
18 43 (9.58%) SAP PP
19 38 (8.46%) Microsoft
19 38 (8.46%) SAP APO
19 38 (8.46%) CRM
20 34 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
21 32 (7.13%) SLA
21 32 (7.13%) Microsoft Office
21 32 (7.13%) ABAP

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 8 (1.78%) Confluence
2 1 (0.22%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (7.13%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.67%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.67%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 47 (10.47%) SAP ERP
2 43 (9.58%) SAP PP
3 38 (8.46%) SAP APO
4 26 (5.79%) SAP SD
5 20 (4.45%) SAP MII
5 20 (4.45%) SAP PP-PI
6 19 (4.23%) SAP CO
6 19 (4.23%) SAP FI
6 19 (4.23%) SAP FI/CO
6 19 (4.23%) SAP MM
7 18 (4.01%) SAP EWM
8 17 (3.79%) SAP QM
9 9 (2.00%) SAP WM
10 4 (0.89%) SAP LE
10 4 (0.89%) Visualfiles
11 3 (0.67%) Adobe Campaign
11 3 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
12 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
12 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.34%) Force.com
2 3 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (0.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.89%) NAS
1 4 (0.89%) SAN
2 3 (0.67%) WAN
3 2 (0.45%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.23%) Big Data
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.22%) Essbase
3 1 (0.22%) KNIME
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (0.22%) Power BI
3 1 (0.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (2.90%) JIRA
2 3 (0.67%) Eclipse
General
1 89 (19.82%) Manufacturing
2 86 (19.15%) Finance
3 71 (15.81%) Retail
4 29 (6.46%) Telecoms
5 28 (6.24%) Marketing
6 23 (5.12%) Electronics
7 21 (4.68%) Billing
8 20 (4.45%) Banking
9 7 (1.56%) Military
10 5 (1.11%) Legal
11 4 (0.89%) Advertising
12 1 (0.22%) Games
12 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.22%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.01%) IDoc
2 16 (3.56%) EDI
3 15 (3.34%) SAP XI
4 13 (2.90%) SAPUI5
5 5 (1.11%) Visualforce
6 3 (0.67%) Velocity
7 2 (0.45%) .NET
7 2 (0.45%) CSS
7 2 (0.45%) HTML
7 2 (0.45%) XML
8 1 (0.22%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.58%) FMCG
2 46 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (6.24%) Computer Science
4 21 (4.68%) Mobile App
5 19 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (4.01%) User Experience
7 13 (2.90%) iPad
8 12 (2.67%) Social Media
9 11 (2.45%) Digital Media
9 11 (2.45%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.11%) PMI
11 4 (0.89%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.67%) CCTV
12 3 (0.67%) Fintech
12 3 (0.67%) Renewable Energy
13 2 (0.45%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.45%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.22%) Algorithms
14 1 (0.22%) CMDB
14 1 (0.22%) Smart Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (27.84%) Business Analysis
3 73 (16.26%) Project Management
4 65 (14.48%) E-Commerce
5 60 (13.36%) Logistics
6 59 (13.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 57 (12.69%) Use Case
8 53 (11.80%) ERP
8 53 (11.80%) SDLC
9 49 (10.91%) Translating Business Requirements
10 47 (10.47%) Business Process Modelling
10 47 (10.47%) Matrix Organization
11 45 (10.02%) Scrum
11 45 (10.02%) User Stories
12 38 (8.46%) CRM
13 34 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
14 32 (7.13%) Record to Report
15 31 (6.90%) Analytics
16 30 (6.68%) ITIL
17 28 (6.24%) UML
Programming Languages
1 32 (7.13%) ABAP
2 10 (2.23%) C
2 10 (2.23%) SQL
3 5 (1.11%) Apex Code
4 3 (0.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.22%) C#
5 1 (0.22%) Python
5 1 (0.22%) R
Qualifications
1 52 (11.58%) Degree
2 17 (3.79%) ISEB
3 9 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (1.78%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (1.56%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.56%) SAP Certification
5 7 (1.56%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.11%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.45%) IIBA
9 1 (0.22%) CBAP
9 1 (0.22%) PMP
9 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.13%) SLA
2 28 (6.24%) QA
3 15 (3.34%) PMO
4 7 (1.56%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.89%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.89%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.67%) GDPR
8 1 (0.22%) GAAP
8 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 191 (42.54%) SAP
2 38 (8.46%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.23%) Cognizant
3 10 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (1.34%) Oracle
5 4 (0.89%) SEEBURGER
6 3 (0.67%) Adobe
6 3 (0.67%) Capita
6 3 (0.67%) LexisNexis
6 3 (0.67%) Tableau
7 2 (0.45%) hybris
7 2 (0.45%) iManage
8 1 (0.22%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.22%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.22%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.22%) Infor
8 1 (0.22%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.22%) ServiceNow