Period
to 21 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 6 months to 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 131 95 92
Rank change year-on-year -36 -3 -17
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 268 481 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.21% 3.20% 3.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 3.52% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 215 396 384
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,800 £32,500 £34,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11,115 13,655 14,347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.69% 90.90% 91.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8,152 10,894 11,537
Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.76% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in the Midlands

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Business Analysis in the Midlands

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Business Analysis in the Midlands

Business Analysis
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 April 2019. 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
West Midlands -52 179 £42,500 -10.53% 19
East Midlands -2 87 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 119 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (30.60%) Microsoft
3 79 (29.48%) SQL
4 76 (28.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (23.51%) Waterfall
6 51 (19.03%) Analytical Skills
7 50 (18.66%) Project Management
8 44 (16.42%) Finance
9 38 (14.18%) SQL Server
10 37 (13.81%) SDLC
11 36 (13.43%) Analytics
11 36 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
12 33 (12.31%) Degree
13 30 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (11.19%) Scrum
14 29 (10.82%) Data Warehouse
14 29 (10.82%) Microsoft Excel
14 29 (10.82%) User Stories
15 28 (10.45%) Retail
16 25 (9.33%) Use Case
17 24 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
18 22 (8.21%) Sprint Planning
19 21 (7.84%) Workshop Facilitation
19 21 (7.84%) QA
19 21 (7.84%) Change Management
19 21 (7.84%) Data Modelling
20 20 (7.46%) QlikView
21 19 (7.09%) MS Visio
21 19 (7.09%) ISEB
21 19 (7.09%) SaaS

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 9 (3.36%) CICS
2 7 (2.61%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.24%) Apache
3 6 (2.24%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.49%) Confluence
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (10.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (7.09%) MS Visio
3 9 (3.36%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (4.10%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.87%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.12%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.37%) BPCS
5 1 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.37%) Lawson
5 1 (0.37%) Magento
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (7.09%) SaaS
3 9 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.37%) Office 365
7 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.75%) Internet
2 1 (0.37%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.18%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.82%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (7.46%) QlikView
4 18 (6.72%) Qlik Sense
5 13 (4.85%) Hadoop
6 12 (4.48%) Relational Database
7 11 (4.10%) Big Data
7 11 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (3.73%) DB2
9 8 (2.99%) Power BI
10 7 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.87%) NoSQL
13 4 (1.49%) MongoDB
13 4 (1.49%) OLAP
13 4 (1.49%) OLAP Cube
14 3 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
15 2 (0.75%) Looker
15 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
16 1 (0.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.24%) JMeter
2 6 (2.24%) Selenium
2 6 (2.24%) SoapUI
3 4 (1.49%) JIRA
3 4 (1.49%) Rational Rose
General
1 44 (16.42%) Finance
2 28 (10.45%) Retail
3 18 (6.72%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.61%) Law
5 5 (1.87%) Banking
5 5 (1.87%) Marketing
6 2 (0.75%) Advertising
6 2 (0.75%) Front Office
6 2 (0.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.37%) Back Office
7 1 (0.37%) Billing
7 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 171 (63.81%) Analyst
2 146 (54.48%) Business Analyst
3 38 (14.18%) Developer
4 25 (9.33%) Business IT Analyst
4 25 (9.33%) IT Analyst
5 24 (8.96%) IT Business Analyst
6 21 (7.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 19 (7.09%) Senior Analyst
8 18 (6.72%) Graduate
9 17 (6.34%) Consultant
10 13 (4.85%) Lead Business Analyst
11 12 (4.48%) Senior Business Analyst
12 11 (4.10%) Digital Analyst
12 11 (4.10%) Digital Business Analyst
12 11 (4.10%) Graduate Consultant
13 10 (3.73%) Agile Business Analyst
13 10 (3.73%) Architect
13 10 (3.73%) Junior
14 9 (3.36%) Senior Developer
15 8 (2.99%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.97%) Web Services
2 15 (5.60%) .NET
3 8 (2.99%) .NET Framework
3 8 (2.99%) CSS
3 8 (2.99%) HTML
4 6 (2.24%) Kafka
4 6 (2.24%) SOAP
4 6 (2.24%) XML
5 5 (1.87%) jQuery
5 5 (1.87%) Spring
6 4 (1.49%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.49%) JSON
6 4 (1.49%) MDX
6 4 (1.49%) React
7 3 (1.12%) WCF
8 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.37%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.37%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 51 (19.03%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.34%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (2.61%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.61%) NHS
4 6 (2.24%) FMCG
5 5 (1.87%) Enterprise Cloud
5 5 (1.87%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.87%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.49%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.49%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.49%) EPoS
6 4 (1.49%) User Experience
7 3 (1.12%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.12%) Fintech
7 3 (1.12%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.75%) Chip and PIN
8 2 (0.75%) Contactless
8 2 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.36%) Windows
2 7 (2.61%) Android
2 7 (2.61%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.24%) Linux
4 5 (1.87%) Mac OS
4 5 (1.87%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (28.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 63 (23.51%) Waterfall
4 50 (18.66%) Project Management
5 37 (13.81%) SDLC
6 36 (13.43%) Analytics
6 36 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (11.19%) Scrum
8 29 (10.82%) User Stories
9 25 (9.33%) Use Case
10 22 (8.21%) Sprint Planning
11 21 (7.84%) Change Management
11 21 (7.84%) Data Modelling
11 21 (7.84%) Workshop Facilitation
12 18 (6.72%) CRM
12 18 (6.72%) ERP
12 18 (6.72%) GAP Analysis
12 18 (6.72%) Predictive Analytics
12 18 (6.72%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 79 (29.48%) SQL
2 18 (6.72%) Java
2 18 (6.72%) VBA
3 11 (4.10%) C#
4 10 (3.73%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.36%) COBOL
5 9 (3.36%) JCL
5 9 (3.36%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.49%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.37%) ABAP
7 1 (0.37%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.37%) VB
7 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (12.31%) Degree
2 19 (7.09%) ISEB
3 7 (2.61%) IIBA
3 7 (2.61%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (1.87%) CISM
4 5 (1.87%) CISSP
4 5 (1.87%) CompTIA Security+
4 5 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.87%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.49%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.37%) AAT
6 1 (0.37%) ACCA
6 1 (0.37%) CBAP
6 1 (0.37%) CIMA
6 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.84%) QA
2 14 (5.22%) PMO
3 3 (1.12%) GDPR
3 3 (1.12%) SLA
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.87%) CASB
Vendors
1 82 (30.60%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.34%) Oracle
3 11 (4.10%) SAP
4 9 (3.36%) IBM
5 7 (2.61%) Google
6 6 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.24%) Tableau
7 4 (1.49%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.12%) Cognos
9 1 (0.37%) Aderant
9 1 (0.37%) Apple
9 1 (0.37%) CODA
9 1 (0.37%) Epicor
9 1 (0.37%) hybris
9 1 (0.37%) iManage
9 1 (0.37%) Infor
9 1 (0.37%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.37%) Sage
9 1 (0.37%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.37%) Sun