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

Business Analysis
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 73 84
Rank change year-on-year -14 +11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 460 546 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.37% 3.58% 3.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 3.94% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 401 434 549
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £68,525 £62,500
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 12,390 13,853 16,678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 90.82% 90.91% 90.06%
Number of salaries quoted 9,695 11,394 13,136
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 September 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 September 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 -31 255 £45,000 - 35
East Midlands +58 205 £42,500 -5.56% 32
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 131 (28.48%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (27.39%) Finance
3 108 (23.48%) SQL
4 106 (23.04%) Microsoft
5 94 (20.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 84 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
7 78 (16.96%) Retail
8 77 (16.74%) Project Management
9 75 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
10 57 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
10 57 (12.39%) ERP
11 55 (11.96%) SQL Server
12 52 (11.30%) Waterfall
13 51 (11.09%) Degree
14 50 (10.87%) Change Management
15 48 (10.43%) SharePoint
16 44 (9.57%) User Stories
17 42 (9.13%) Continuous Improvement
18 40 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
18 40 (8.70%) Scrum
18 40 (8.70%) SDLC
19 38 (8.26%) Analytics
20 37 (8.04%) HTML
21 36 (7.83%) JavaScript
21 36 (7.83%) CSS
21 36 (7.83%) Management Information System
21 36 (7.83%) User Acceptance Testing
22 34 (7.39%) Microsoft Excel
23 33 (7.17%) Manufacturing
23 33 (7.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 48 (10.43%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 17 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (2.17%) Confluence
5 3 (0.65%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.22%) CICS
6 1 (0.22%) CMS
6 1 (0.22%) SAS
6 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 34 (7.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (6.09%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (2.39%) NetSuite
3 10 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (1.74%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.65%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.65%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 3 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.43%) Aareon QL
6 2 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.43%) MIS ActiveH
6 2 (0.43%) Northgate Housing
6 2 (0.43%) OPENContractor
6 2 (0.43%) OPENHousing
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.43%) Orchard Housing
6 2 (0.43%) Postilion
6 2 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.43%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.91%) Dynamics 365
2 11 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.52%) Office 365
4 6 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.30%) SaaS
5 5 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.09%) Internet
2 3 (0.65%) SMS
3 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (7.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (5.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (5.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 24 (5.22%) Power BI
7 15 (3.26%) QlikView
8 12 (2.61%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.52%) OLAP
9 7 (1.52%) OLAP Cube
9 7 (1.52%) Qlik Sense
10 5 (1.09%) Big Data
10 5 (1.09%) Looker
11 4 (0.87%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.87%) Data Lake
11 4 (0.87%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.87%) MySQL
12 3 (0.65%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (2.83%) JIRA
2 3 (0.65%) Selenium
3 2 (0.43%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.43%) Maven
3 2 (0.43%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.22%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.22%) Mocha
4 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 126 (27.39%) Finance
2 78 (16.96%) Retail
3 33 (7.17%) Manufacturing
4 17 (3.70%) Advertising
5 9 (1.96%) Automotive
6 8 (1.74%) Banking
7 7 (1.52%) Billing
8 6 (1.30%) Law
8 6 (1.30%) Legal
9 5 (1.09%) Back Office
10 4 (0.87%) Games
10 4 (0.87%) Marketing
11 2 (0.43%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.43%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.22%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) International Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Local Government
12 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 273 (59.35%) Analyst
2 241 (52.39%) Business Analyst
3 64 (13.91%) Developer
4 42 (9.13%) Consultant
5 29 (6.30%) Project Manager
6 26 (5.65%) SharePoint Developer
7 25 (5.43%) IT Analyst
8 24 (5.22%) Business IT Analyst
8 24 (5.22%) IT Business Analyst
9 21 (4.57%) Senior Analyst
10 20 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
10 20 (4.35%) Software Analyst
11 19 (4.13%) Finance Business Analyst
11 19 (4.13%) Financial Analyst
11 19 (4.13%) Junior
12 18 (3.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 18 (3.91%) EPoS Business Analyst
12 18 (3.91%) Financial Business Analyst
13 17 (3.70%) Financial Services Business Analyst
13 17 (3.70%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (8.04%) HTML
2 36 (7.83%) CSS
3 24 (5.22%) .NET
4 13 (2.83%) MDX
5 6 (1.30%) REST
5 6 (1.30%) XML
6 4 (0.87%) AngularJS
6 4 (0.87%) EDI
6 4 (0.87%) jQuery
6 4 (0.87%) JSON
7 3 (0.65%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.65%) Web Services
8 2 (0.43%) Node.js
8 2 (0.43%) React
8 2 (0.43%) Spring
9 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.22%) CSS3
9 1 (0.22%) HTML5
9 1 (0.22%) JPA
9 1 (0.22%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 84 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (7.83%) Management Information System
3 25 (5.43%) EPoS
4 19 (4.13%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.96%) FMCG
7 6 (1.30%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.30%) Enterprise Cloud
7 6 (1.30%) User Experience
8 4 (0.87%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (0.87%) NHS
9 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.43%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.43%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.22%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.22%) Fintech
11 1 (0.22%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.22%) Minimum Viable Product
11 1 (0.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.09%) Windows
2 2 (0.43%) Android
3 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.22%) Linux
3 1 (0.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (28.48%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (20.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 77 (16.74%) Project Management
4 75 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
5 57 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
5 57 (12.39%) ERP
6 52 (11.30%) Waterfall
7 50 (10.87%) Change Management
8 44 (9.57%) User Stories
9 42 (9.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 40 (8.70%) Scrum
10 40 (8.70%) SDLC
11 38 (8.26%) Analytics
12 36 (7.83%) User Acceptance Testing
13 33 (7.17%) Use Case
14 30 (6.52%) PRINCE2
15 26 (5.65%) IT Strategy
16 25 (5.43%) Decision-Making
17 24 (5.22%) Logistics
17 24 (5.22%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 108 (23.48%) SQL
2 36 (7.83%) JavaScript
3 23 (5.00%) C#
4 13 (2.83%) Java
4 13 (2.83%) PowerShell
5 11 (2.39%) T-SQL
5 11 (2.39%) VBA
6 4 (0.87%) ABAP
6 4 (0.87%) Python
7 3 (0.65%) C
7 3 (0.65%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.22%) C++
8 1 (0.22%) COBOL
8 1 (0.22%) JCL
8 1 (0.22%) PHP
8 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (11.09%) Degree
2 14 (3.04%) ISEB
3 9 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.30%) CISSP
5 6 (1.30%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (1.09%) PMP
7 4 (0.87%) BC Cleared
7 4 (0.87%) DBS Check
7 4 (0.87%) HND
7 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.87%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.65%) IIBA
9 2 (0.43%) AAT
9 2 (0.43%) ACCA
9 2 (0.43%) CBAP
9 2 (0.43%) CIMA
9 2 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.22%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.22%) QA
2 9 (1.96%) PMO
3 7 (1.52%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 106 (23.04%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.57%) Oracle
2 21 (4.57%) SAP
3 15 (3.26%) JD Edwards
4 9 (1.96%) Cognos
5 7 (1.52%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.30%) Sage
6 6 (1.30%) Symantec
7 5 (1.09%) Pegasus
7 5 (1.09%) Tableau
8 4 (0.87%) Google
8 4 (0.87%) Infor
9 3 (0.65%) Capita
9 3 (0.65%) Epicor
9 3 (0.65%) hybris
10 2 (0.43%) Aareon
10 2 (0.43%) Castleton
10 2 (0.43%) Civica
10 2 (0.43%) Northgate
10 2 (0.43%) Orchard