The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 43 38
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 18 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.42% 3.01% 4.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 3.52% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 11
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,223 £37,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £37,900 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 470 369 449
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 89.18% 85.42% 89.09%
Number of salaries quoted 347 308 328
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Merseyside

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Business Analysis in Merseyside

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Merseyside over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analysis in Merseyside

Business Analysis
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Liverpool -5 9 £52,500 +40.00%
Bootle - 5 £40,372 -
Southport - 2 £42,500 - 1
St Helens - 1 £50,000 -
Business Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 9 (30.00%) Physics
1 9 (30.00%) Human Factors
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle
4 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.33%) Project Management
5 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
5 4 (13.33%) Finance
5 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
5 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.33%) ISEB
5 4 (13.33%) UML
5 4 (13.33%) Life Science
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) BPMN
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (13.33%) User Experience
5 4 (13.33%) Case Management
6 3 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (10.00%) Change Control
6 3 (10.00%) Degree

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (6.67%) Infor CRM
3 1 (3.33%) Maximo
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.33%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
1 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.00%) Legal
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Analyst
2 16 (53.33%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Business Data Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Business Systems Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Report Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Data Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Reporting Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Software Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Development Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Junior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) DHTML
1 3 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) Middleware
3 1 (3.33%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Life Science
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 4 (13.33%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) iPad
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Human Factors
1 9 (30.00%) Physics
2 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.33%) BPMN
3 4 (13.33%) Case Management
3 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 4 (13.33%) Project Management
3 4 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (13.33%) UML
4 3 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
4 3 (10.00%) Change Control
4 3 (10.00%) CRM
4 3 (10.00%) Use Case
5 2 (6.67%) ERP
5 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.67%) SDLC
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) J#
3 2 (6.67%) VB
3 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
3 2 (6.67%) VBScript
4 1 (3.33%) Apex Code
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) ISEB
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) Hyperion
4 2 (6.67%) Sage
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) IFS
5 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
Southport, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + tbc
Posted: 4 days ago