Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 92 77
Rank change year-on-year +3 -15 -4
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 477 487 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.26% 3.17% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 3.53% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 414 382 544
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,655
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.50% +0.36%
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £67,375 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -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 13,184 13,789 16,764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 90.23% 89.87% 89.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10,452 11,246 13,292
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -11 305 £46,886 +4.19% 40
East Midlands +15 173 £45,000 - 16
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 176 (36.90%) Finance
2 142 (29.77%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 103 (21.59%) SQL
5 88 (18.45%) Retail
6 84 (17.61%) Microsoft
7 83 (17.40%) Project Management
7 83 (17.40%) Analytical Skills
8 59 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
9 52 (10.90%) Waterfall
10 51 (10.69%) SQL Server
11 45 (9.43%) Degree
12 43 (9.01%) Business Intelligence
13 41 (8.60%) ERP
13 41 (8.60%) User Acceptance Testing
13 41 (8.60%) SDLC
14 40 (8.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 39 (8.18%) SharePoint
16 36 (7.55%) PRINCE2
17 35 (7.34%) User Stories
18 34 (7.13%) Management Information System
19 33 (6.92%) .NET
20 32 (6.71%) C#
20 32 (6.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 32 (6.71%) Use Case
20 32 (6.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 32 (6.71%) IT Strategy
21 31 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
21 31 (6.50%) HTML
21 31 (6.50%) CSS

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 39 (8.18%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 11 (2.31%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (2.10%) Confluence
5 4 (0.84%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.21%) CICS
6 1 (0.21%) CMS
6 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (4.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (3.14%) MS Visio
3 11 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.21%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 20 (4.19%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (1.05%) SAP SCM
4 5 (1.05%) SAP SD
5 4 (0.84%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.84%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.84%) Postilion
6 3 (0.63%) Aareon QL
6 3 (0.63%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 3 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.42%) Academy Housing
7 2 (0.42%) BPCS
7 2 (0.42%) Dynamics SL
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.42%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.42%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.42%) Servitor
7 2 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.19%) Dynamics 365
2 11 (2.31%) SaaS
3 9 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.26%) Office 365
5 5 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.21%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.84%) Internet
1 4 (0.84%) SMS
2 2 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.21%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (6.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 32 (6.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.10%) Power BI
6 7 (1.47%) Big Data
6 7 (1.47%) Looker
7 6 (1.26%) Data Lake
7 6 (1.26%) QlikView
8 5 (1.05%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.84%) MySQL
9 4 (0.84%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.63%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.42%) DB2
11 2 (0.42%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.21%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 18 (3.77%) JIRA
2 2 (0.42%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.21%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.21%) Mocha
3 1 (0.21%) Selenium
General
1 176 (36.90%) Finance
2 88 (18.45%) Retail
3 20 (4.19%) Banking
3 20 (4.19%) Manufacturing
4 19 (3.98%) Legal
5 15 (3.14%) Advertising
6 14 (2.94%) Automotive
7 13 (2.73%) International Banking
8 8 (1.68%) Law
9 7 (1.47%) Billing
10 5 (1.05%) Back Office
11 4 (0.84%) Marketing
12 3 (0.63%) Games
12 3 (0.63%) Local Government
12 3 (0.63%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.42%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 275 (57.65%) Analyst
2 250 (52.41%) Business Analyst
3 55 (11.53%) Developer
4 46 (9.64%) Consultant
5 38 (7.97%) Senior Analyst
6 37 (7.76%) Senior Business Analyst
7 32 (6.71%) Project Manager
8 26 (5.45%) Software Analyst
9 25 (5.24%) IT Business Analyst
10 24 (5.03%) Business IT Analyst
10 24 (5.03%) IT Analyst
11 22 (4.61%) Junior
12 21 (4.40%) IT Manager
12 21 (4.40%) SharePoint Developer
13 18 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 18 (3.77%) Finance Business Analyst
13 18 (3.77%) Financial Analyst
14 16 (3.35%) Financial Business Analyst
14 16 (3.35%) IT Project Manager
15 15 (3.14%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.92%) .NET
2 31 (6.50%) CSS
2 31 (6.50%) HTML
3 19 (3.98%) XML
4 9 (1.89%) MDX
5 5 (1.05%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (0.84%) AngularJS
6 4 (0.84%) jQuery
6 4 (0.84%) REST
7 3 (0.63%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.63%) Web Services
8 2 (0.42%) JSON
8 2 (0.42%) Node.js
8 2 (0.42%) React
8 2 (0.42%) Spring
9 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.21%) CSS3
9 1 (0.21%) HTML5
9 1 (0.21%) JPA
9 1 (0.21%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 83 (17.40%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (7.13%) Management Information System
3 29 (6.08%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (4.40%) EPoS
5 14 (2.94%) Driving Licence
5 14 (2.94%) Fintech
6 10 (2.10%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.68%) User Experience
8 5 (1.05%) FMCG
9 4 (0.84%) Derivative
9 4 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.84%) Equities
9 4 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.42%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.42%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.21%) CCTV
11 1 (0.21%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.21%) Minimum Viable Product
11 1 (0.21%) NHS
11 1 (0.21%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (3.56%) Windows
2 13 (2.73%) Linux
2 13 (2.73%) Unix
3 1 (0.21%) Android
3 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (29.77%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 83 (17.40%) Project Management
4 59 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
5 52 (10.90%) Waterfall
6 43 (9.01%) Business Intelligence
7 41 (8.60%) ERP
7 41 (8.60%) SDLC
7 41 (8.60%) User Acceptance Testing
8 36 (7.55%) PRINCE2
9 35 (7.34%) User Stories
10 32 (6.71%) IT Strategy
10 32 (6.71%) Use Case
11 31 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 30 (6.29%) Project Planning
13 29 (6.08%) Data Analysis
14 27 (5.66%) Change Management
15 26 (5.45%) Logistics
16 24 (5.03%) CRM
16 24 (5.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 103 (21.59%) SQL
2 32 (6.71%) C#
3 29 (6.08%) JavaScript
4 17 (3.56%) T-SQL
5 13 (2.73%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.47%) Java
7 5 (1.05%) ABAP
7 5 (1.05%) VBA
8 3 (0.63%) VB
8 3 (0.63%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.42%) Python
9 2 (0.42%) X++
10 1 (0.21%) C
10 1 (0.21%) C++
10 1 (0.21%) COBOL
10 1 (0.21%) JCL
10 1 (0.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (9.43%) Degree
2 15 (3.14%) ISEB
3 7 (1.47%) IIBA
4 5 (1.05%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 5 (1.05%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.84%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.63%) MBA
6 3 (0.63%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.63%) PMP
7 2 (0.42%) AAT
7 2 (0.42%) ACCA
7 2 (0.42%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.42%) CIMA
7 2 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.42%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.40%) PMO
2 19 (3.98%) QA
3 7 (1.47%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.26%) SLA
5 5 (1.05%) GDPR
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 84 (17.61%) Microsoft
2 19 (3.98%) Oracle
3 17 (3.56%) SAP
4 8 (1.68%) hybris
4 8 (1.68%) JD Edwards
4 8 (1.68%) Tableau
5 7 (1.47%) Sage
6 6 (1.26%) Epicor
7 5 (1.05%) Aderant
7 5 (1.05%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.05%) iManage
7 5 (1.05%) Infor
7 5 (1.05%) Interwoven
8 4 (0.84%) Pegasus
9 3 (0.63%) Aareon
9 3 (0.63%) Capita
10 2 (0.42%) BT
10 2 (0.42%) Northgate
10 2 (0.42%) Orchard
10 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com