Period
to 28 November 2021

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 28 November 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analyst
England > Midlands
6 months to
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 113 137 139
Rank change year-on-year +24 +2 -74
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 279 83 256
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.61% 1.80% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 1.89% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 236 68 237
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,025 £29,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,250 £37,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £46,750 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.60% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £48,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,850 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 9,944 4,390 10,900
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.04% 95.33% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7,385 3,612 9,155
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,496 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in the Midlands

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Business Analyst in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Business Analyst in the Midlands

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Business Analyst in the Midlands over the 6 months to 28 November 2021.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in the Midlands

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 28 November 2021. 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 +6 171 £47,500 +5.56% 19
East Midlands +4 108 £45,000 -6.74% 10
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2021, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 129 (46.24%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (45.88%) Business Analysis
3 88 (31.54%) Social Skills
4 81 (29.03%) Finance
5 68 (24.37%) Requirements Gathering
6 67 (24.01%) User Stories
7 62 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 48 (17.20%) SDLC
9 45 (16.13%) Manufacturing
10 42 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
11 41 (14.70%) ERP
12 38 (13.62%) Workshop Facilitation
13 35 (12.54%) GAP Analysis
14 34 (12.19%) Waterfall
15 33 (11.83%) Process Improvement
16 32 (11.47%) Scrum
17 31 (11.11%) Logistics
18 30 (10.75%) CRM
18 30 (10.75%) Project Delivery
19 29 (10.39%) Problem-Solving
19 29 (10.39%) SQL
20 28 (10.04%) Requirements Analysis
20 28 (10.04%) JIRA
20 28 (10.04%) Acceptance Criteria
21 27 (9.68%) Microsoft
22 26 (9.32%) Project Management
23 25 (8.96%) ISEB
23 25 (8.96%) Degree
24 24 (8.60%) Data Protection Act
24 24 (8.60%) Data Protection

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 5 (1.79%) Confluence
2 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.36%) Drupal
2 1 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (6.81%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.51%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.79%) IntelliMatch
3 3 (1.08%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.72%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.36%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.36%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.81%) Azure
2 7 (2.51%) Power Platform
3 6 (2.15%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (1.79%) SaaS
5 3 (1.08%) Lucidchart
5 3 (1.08%) PaaS
6 2 (0.72%) Power Automate
6 2 (0.72%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.36%) AWS
7 1 (0.36%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.08%) Intranet
2 1 (0.36%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (1.79%) Power BI
3 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.72%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (10.04%) JIRA
2 7 (2.51%) Toad
3 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 88 (31.54%) Social Skills
2 81 (29.03%) Finance
3 45 (16.13%) Manufacturing
4 42 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (7.53%) Retail
6 20 (7.17%) Influencing Skills
7 13 (4.66%) Law
8 11 (3.94%) Back Office
8 11 (3.94%) Legal
9 9 (3.23%) Presentation Skills
10 8 (2.87%) Front Office
11 6 (2.15%) Advertising
12 5 (1.79%) Banking
12 5 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (1.79%) Public Sector
13 4 (1.43%) Games
13 4 (1.43%) General Ledger
13 4 (1.43%) Local Government
13 4 (1.43%) Marketing
14 3 (1.08%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.79%) .NET
2 4 (1.43%) HTML
3 3 (1.08%) EDI
3 3 (1.08%) HTML5
4 1 (0.36%) Django
4 1 (0.36%) REST
4 1 (0.36%) SAP TM
4 1 (0.36%) SOAP
4 1 (0.36%) Spring
4 1 (0.36%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.60%) Data Protection Act
2 13 (4.66%) User Experience
3 11 (3.94%) FMCG
3 11 (3.94%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (3.58%) Driving Licence
5 9 (3.23%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.43%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.08%) EPoS
7 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.72%) Housing Association
9 1 (0.36%) AS400
9 1 (0.36%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.36%) iSeries
9 1 (0.36%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.23%) Windows
2 8 (2.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (46.24%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (45.88%) Business Analysis
3 68 (24.37%) Requirements Gathering
4 67 (24.01%) User Stories
5 62 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 48 (17.20%) SDLC
7 41 (14.70%) ERP
8 38 (13.62%) Workshop Facilitation
9 35 (12.54%) GAP Analysis
10 34 (12.19%) Waterfall
11 33 (11.83%) Process Improvement
12 32 (11.47%) Scrum
13 31 (11.11%) Logistics
14 30 (10.75%) CRM
14 30 (10.75%) Project Delivery
15 29 (10.39%) Problem-Solving
16 28 (10.04%) Acceptance Criteria
16 28 (10.04%) Requirements Analysis
17 26 (9.32%) Project Management
18 24 (8.60%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 29 (10.39%) SQL
2 7 (2.51%) VBA
3 4 (1.43%) C
4 2 (0.72%) Python
5 1 (0.36%) C#
5 1 (0.36%) Java
5 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (8.96%) Degree
1 25 (8.96%) ISEB
2 10 (3.58%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (2.15%) IIBA
4 5 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.43%) CCAB
6 2 (0.72%) CIMA
6 2 (0.72%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.72%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.36%) AAT
7 1 (0.36%) CBAP
7 1 (0.36%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.89%) QA
2 9 (3.23%) PMO
3 5 (1.79%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.36%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.36%) GDPR
4 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (2.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 27 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.02%) Oracle
3 11 (3.94%) SAP
4 9 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.79%) Pega
6 3 (1.08%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.72%) Guidewire
7 2 (0.72%) Workday
8 1 (0.36%) Adobe
8 1 (0.36%) HubSpot
8 1 (0.36%) JD Edwards