The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 23 June 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 30 52
Rank change year-on-year -19 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 14 27 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.59% 5.84% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 5.97% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 12
Median salary £42,500 £37,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.09% -0.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £29,900 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +2.32%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 496 452 498
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 91.68% 97.84% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 369 368 366
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +9.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Merseyside

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Merseyside

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 June 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 -7 11 £42,500 +13.33%
Southport - 3 £42,500 -
Business Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Merseyside region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 19 (57.58%) Business Analysis
2 10 (30.30%) Use Case
2 10 (30.30%) Finance
3 9 (27.27%) Physics
3 9 (27.27%) Human Factors
4 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 6 (18.18%) User Experience
5 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.18%) Project Management
6 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
6 5 (15.15%) Workflow
6 5 (15.15%) Change Control
6 5 (15.15%) Business Process Mapping
6 5 (15.15%) BPMN
6 5 (15.15%) Project Planning
6 5 (15.15%) Workflow Analysis
6 5 (15.15%) Business Process Modelling
7 4 (12.12%) Business Process Analysis
7 4 (12.12%) SAP
8 3 (9.09%) SAP APO
8 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Legal
8 3 (9.09%) User Stories
8 3 (9.09%) SDLC
8 3 (9.09%) Data Conversion
9 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (6.06%) Sage 1000
9 2 (6.06%) Banking

Business Analyst Skill Set
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:

Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) SAP APO
2 2 (6.06%) Sage 1000
3 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.03%) SAP MM
3 1 (3.03%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Legal
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) User Experience
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Business Analysis
2 10 (30.30%) Use Case
3 9 (27.27%) Human Factors
3 9 (27.27%) Physics
4 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.18%) Project Management
5 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 5 (15.15%) BPMN
6 5 (15.15%) Business Process Mapping
6 5 (15.15%) Business Process Modelling
6 5 (15.15%) Change Control
6 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
6 5 (15.15%) Project Planning
6 5 (15.15%) Workflow
6 5 (15.15%) Workflow Analysis
7 4 (12.12%) Business Process Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) Data Conversion
8 3 (9.09%) SDLC
8 3 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) GDPR
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) SAP
2 2 (6.06%) Sage
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft