Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 21 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 66 66
Rank change year-on-year +6 0 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 26 39 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.58% 2.99% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.76% 3.18% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 21
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -22.22% +15.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £51,750 £75,000
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 Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 942 1228 902
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.64% 94.17% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 722 885 676
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
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 Merseyside

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Merseyside over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 21 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
Liverpool +26 21 £41,000 +17.14% 2
Southport - 4 £42,500 -
Business Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Merseyside region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (46.15%) SAP
2 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
3 7 (26.92%) Data Conversion
3 7 (26.92%) Use Case
3 7 (26.92%) Business Analysis
3 7 (26.92%) Regression Testing
3 7 (26.92%) Business Process Analysis
4 6 (23.08%) Finance
4 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (19.23%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (19.23%) SAP CO
5 5 (19.23%) SAP FI
6 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 4 (15.38%) SAP APO
6 4 (15.38%) User Experience
6 4 (15.38%) Degree
6 4 (15.38%) Business Process Modelling
7 3 (11.54%) Business Process Mapping
7 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
7 3 (11.54%) BPMN
7 3 (11.54%) SAP BPC
7 3 (11.54%) Change Control
7 3 (11.54%) Workflow Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Workflow
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.54%) Banking
7 3 (11.54%) Project Management
8 2 (7.69%) SQL
8 2 (7.69%) Change Management
8 2 (7.69%) Feasibility Study

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) SAP CO
1 5 (19.23%) SAP FI
1 5 (19.23%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (15.38%) SAP APO
3 3 (11.54%) SAP BPC
4 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (3.85%) JasperReports
1 1 (3.85%) SAP BW
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) FMCG
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
2 7 (26.92%) Business Analysis
2 7 (26.92%) Business Process Analysis
2 7 (26.92%) Data Conversion
2 7 (26.92%) Regression Testing
2 7 (26.92%) Use Case
3 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Business Process Modelling
4 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) BPMN
5 3 (11.54%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (11.54%) Change Control
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
5 3 (11.54%) Workflow
5 3 (11.54%) Workflow Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (7.69%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) GDPR
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) SAP
2 1 (3.85%) Avaya
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Verint