Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 83 90
Rank change year-on-year -19 +7 -15
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 384 544 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.06% 3.54% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% 3.89% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 348 406 477
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £70,713 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 11,474 14,001 15,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.54% 91.20% 91.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8,636 11,368 12,571
Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 18 December 2018.

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 18 December 2018. 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 -28 231 £45,000 - 26
East Midlands +46 151 £42,500 -1.97% 21
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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.

1 148 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (26.04%) Microsoft
3 90 (23.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 88 (22.92%) SQL
5 85 (22.14%) Analytical Skills
6 82 (21.35%) Finance
7 79 (20.57%) Waterfall
8 68 (17.71%) Project Management
9 59 (15.36%) Business Intelligence
10 57 (14.84%) Problem-Solving
11 54 (14.06%) Change Management
12 48 (12.50%) Degree
13 47 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
13 47 (12.24%) SQL Server
14 46 (11.98%) Retail
14 46 (11.98%) Analytics
15 45 (11.72%) ERP
16 43 (11.20%) SDLC
17 42 (10.94%) User Stories
17 42 (10.94%) Use Case
17 42 (10.94%) Scrum
18 38 (9.90%) Microsoft Excel
19 36 (9.38%) Manufacturing
20 34 (8.85%) Continuous Improvement
21 31 (8.07%) Microsoft Azure
22 30 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 30 (7.81%) ISEB
23 28 (7.29%) Software Delivery
23 28 (7.29%) Power BI
24 26 (6.77%) QA

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 24 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.82%) Apache
2 7 (1.82%) Apache Spark
2 7 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (1.30%) Confluence
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.26%) CICS
5 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 38 (9.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (4.43%) MS Visio
3 12 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (6.77%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (2.60%) NetSuite
3 7 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.52%) Lawson
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.52%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.26%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.26%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (4.43%) SaaS
3 13 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.52%) GitHub
6 2 (0.52%) Office 365
7 1 (0.26%) npm
7 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.52%) Internet
1 2 (0.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
1 47 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (7.29%) Power BI
4 23 (5.99%) QlikView
4 23 (5.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (5.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (5.21%) Relational Database
7 15 (3.91%) Qlik Sense
8 12 (3.13%) OLAP
8 12 (3.13%) OLAP Cube
9 9 (2.34%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.08%) Big Data
11 7 (1.82%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.56%) Looker
13 5 (1.30%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (0.78%) Data Lake
14 3 (0.78%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 10 (2.60%) Selenium
2 6 (1.56%) JMeter
2 6 (1.56%) SoapUI
3 5 (1.30%) JIRA
3 5 (1.30%) Rational Rose
4 3 (0.78%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.78%) Maven
5 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.26%) Grunt
6 1 (0.26%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.26%) JUnit
6 1 (0.26%) Mocha
6 1 (0.26%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.26%) webpack
General
1 82 (21.35%) Finance
2 46 (11.98%) Retail
3 36 (9.38%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.82%) Law
5 6 (1.56%) Banking
6 5 (1.30%) Advertising
6 5 (1.30%) Legal
7 4 (1.04%) Marketing
8 2 (0.52%) Back Office
8 2 (0.52%) Billing
8 2 (0.52%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 259 (67.45%) Analyst
2 230 (59.90%) Business Analyst
3 48 (12.50%) Developer
4 28 (7.29%) Consultant
5 22 (5.73%) Lead Business Analyst
5 22 (5.73%) Senior Analyst
6 20 (5.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 19 (4.95%) Senior Business Analyst
8 18 (4.69%) Business IT Analyst
8 18 (4.69%) IT Analyst
8 18 (4.69%) IT Business Analyst
9 16 (4.17%) Software Analyst
10 15 (3.91%) Graduate
11 13 (3.39%) Finance Business Analyst
11 13 (3.39%) Financial Analyst
11 13 (3.39%) Financial Business Analyst
11 13 (3.39%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 13 (3.39%) Service Analyst
11 13 (3.39%) Team Leader
12 12 (3.13%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.95%) HTML
2 17 (4.43%) CSS
3 15 (3.91%) Web Services
4 12 (3.13%) MDX
5 11 (2.86%) .NET
6 8 (2.08%) jQuery
6 8 (2.08%) JSON
7 7 (1.82%) AngularJS
8 6 (1.56%) Kafka
8 6 (1.56%) SOAP
8 6 (1.56%) XML
9 5 (1.30%) React
9 5 (1.30%) Spring
10 4 (1.04%) EDI
10 4 (1.04%) HTML5
10 4 (1.04%) REST
11 2 (0.52%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.52%) CSS3
11 2 (0.52%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 85 (22.14%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (3.13%) NHS
5 9 (2.34%) FMCG
6 7 (1.82%) Enterprise Cloud
6 7 (1.82%) EPoS
7 4 (1.04%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.78%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.52%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.52%) User Experience
10 1 (0.26%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.26%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.26%) Fintech
10 1 (0.26%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.26%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.26%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.04%) Windows
2 2 (0.52%) Android
2 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.52%) Linux
3 1 (0.26%) CentOS
3 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (23.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 79 (20.57%) Waterfall
4 68 (17.71%) Project Management
5 59 (15.36%) Business Intelligence
6 57 (14.84%) Problem-Solving
7 54 (14.06%) Change Management
8 46 (11.98%) Analytics
9 45 (11.72%) ERP
10 43 (11.20%) SDLC
11 42 (10.94%) Scrum
11 42 (10.94%) Use Case
11 42 (10.94%) User Stories
12 34 (8.85%) Continuous Improvement
13 28 (7.29%) Software Delivery
14 24 (6.25%) Decision-Making
14 24 (6.25%) IT Strategy
14 24 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
14 24 (6.25%) Workshop Facilitation
15 21 (5.47%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 88 (22.92%) SQL
2 19 (4.95%) Java
2 19 (4.95%) JavaScript
3 16 (4.17%) VBA
4 8 (2.08%) C#
5 7 (1.82%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.56%) ABAP
6 6 (1.56%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.30%) C
8 3 (0.78%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.78%) Python
9 2 (0.52%) PHP
9 2 (0.52%) VB
9 2 (0.52%) VBScript
10 1 (0.26%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.26%) COBOL
10 1 (0.26%) JCL
10 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (12.50%) Degree
2 30 (7.81%) ISEB
3 7 (1.82%) CISSP
3 7 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
3 7 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.04%) HND
4 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.78%) BC Cleared
5 3 (0.78%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.52%) AAT
6 2 (0.52%) ACCA
6 2 (0.52%) CBAP
6 2 (0.52%) CIMA
6 2 (0.52%) IIBA
6 2 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.52%) PMP
7 1 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.77%) QA
2 12 (3.13%) PMO
3 4 (1.04%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.78%) GDPR
4 3 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) CASB
1 1 (0.26%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 100 (26.04%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.25%) SAP
3 23 (5.99%) Oracle
4 13 (3.39%) Cognos
5 12 (3.13%) JD Edwards
6 10 (2.60%) Google
7 8 (2.08%) Tableau
8 6 (1.56%) Symantec
9 3 (0.78%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.78%) Pegasus
9 3 (0.78%) Sage
9 3 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.52%) Aderant
10 2 (0.52%) CODA
10 2 (0.52%) Epicor
10 2 (0.52%) iManage
10 2 (0.52%) Infor
10 2 (0.52%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.52%) Sun
11 1 (0.26%) Workday