Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 65 44
Rank change year-on-year 0 -21 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 611 757 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.96% 4.19% 5.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.09% 4.33% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 471 672 839
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £33,500 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 14944 17476 18003
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 96.74% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12326 13839 14835
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in the Midlands

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in the Midlands

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -7 416 £44,000 +3.21% 22
East Midlands -3 189 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 318 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (41.57%) Business Analysis
3 223 (36.50%) Finance
4 155 (25.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 115 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
6 111 (18.17%) Scrum
7 109 (17.84%) User Stories
8 101 (16.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 100 (16.37%) Retail
10 86 (14.08%) Waterfall
11 71 (11.62%) SDLC
12 62 (10.15%) Use Case
13 60 (9.82%) ISEB
14 59 (9.66%) Data Analysis
15 58 (9.49%) Project Management
16 56 (9.17%) Degree
17 55 (9.00%) SAP
18 53 (8.67%) Requirements Analysis
19 51 (8.35%) Microsoft
20 48 (7.86%) E-Commerce
21 41 (6.71%) Workflow
21 41 (6.71%) Business Process Analysis
22 39 (6.38%) Acceptance Criteria
22 39 (6.38%) SQL
23 36 (5.89%) Microsoft Excel
23 36 (5.89%) Change Management
23 36 (5.89%) Banking
24 34 (5.56%) UML
24 34 (5.56%) SLA
25 33 (5.40%) PRINCE2

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 14 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.15%) CMS
3 6 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.33%) Confluence
4 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.16%) SAS
5 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (5.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (5.07%) MS Visio
3 28 (4.58%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (2.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (1.80%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (3.11%) SAP CO
1 19 (3.11%) SAP FI
1 19 (3.11%) SAP FI/CO
2 17 (2.78%) SAP MM
3 14 (2.29%) SAP MII
3 14 (2.29%) SAP PP
3 14 (2.29%) SAP PP-PI
4 8 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.82%) SAP SCM
5 5 (0.82%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.49%) SAP LE
7 2 (0.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.16%) BPCS
8 1 (0.16%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.16%) Movex
8 1 (0.16%) Postilion
8 1 (0.16%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.31%) SaaS
2 4 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (0.98%) Big Data
4 6 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.65%) EDRMS
6 3 (0.49%) Power BI
6 3 (0.49%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.49%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.16%) DB2
8 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.16%) MySQL
8 1 (0.16%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.16%) QlikView
8 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (4.26%) JIRA
2 2 (0.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.33%) Maven
3 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
General
1 223 (36.50%) Finance
2 100 (16.37%) Retail
3 36 (5.89%) Banking
4 33 (5.40%) Manufacturing
5 17 (2.78%) Investment Banking
6 14 (2.29%) Marketing
7 11 (1.80%) Legal
8 7 (1.15%) Automotive
9 5 (0.82%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.65%) Advertising
11 3 (0.49%) Back Office
11 3 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.33%) Billing
12 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.33%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.33%) International Banking
12 2 (0.33%) Law
12 2 (0.33%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.29%) SAPUI5
2 10 (1.64%) Web Services
3 6 (0.98%) XML
4 5 (0.82%) XML Schema
5 4 (0.65%) EDI
6 3 (0.49%) .NET
6 3 (0.49%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.16%) HTML
7 1 (0.16%) REST
7 1 (0.16%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 115 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.09%) Management Information System
3 15 (2.45%) Mobile App
4 14 (2.29%) User Experience
5 12 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.47%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.15%) Analytical Mindset
9 6 (0.98%) EPoS
9 6 (0.98%) iPad
9 6 (0.98%) SCADA
10 5 (0.82%) AS400
10 5 (0.82%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.82%) iSeries
11 3 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.33%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.33%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.33%) Fintech
12 2 (0.33%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.33%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.47%) Windows
2 1 (0.16%) Android
2 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (41.57%) Business Analysis
3 155 (25.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 111 (18.17%) Scrum
5 109 (17.84%) User Stories
6 101 (16.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 86 (14.08%) Waterfall
8 71 (11.62%) SDLC
9 62 (10.15%) Use Case
10 59 (9.66%) Data Analysis
11 58 (9.49%) Project Management
12 53 (8.67%) Requirements Analysis
13 48 (7.86%) E-Commerce
14 41 (6.71%) Business Process Analysis
14 41 (6.71%) Workflow
15 39 (6.38%) Acceptance Criteria
16 36 (5.89%) Change Management
17 34 (5.56%) UML
18 33 (5.40%) PRINCE2
18 33 (5.40%) Record to Report
Programming Languages
1 39 (6.38%) SQL
2 6 (0.98%) Java
3 5 (0.82%) ABAP
4 2 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (9.82%) ISEB
2 56 (9.17%) Degree
3 13 (2.13%) IIBA
4 9 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.47%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (1.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 6 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (0.82%) HNC
7 5 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.49%) MBA
8 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.33%) PhD
9 2 (0.33%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.16%) CBAP
10 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.56%) SLA
2 26 (4.26%) QA
3 13 (2.13%) PMO
4 3 (0.49%) GDPR
5 2 (0.33%) MiFID
6 1 (0.16%) COBIT
6 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 55 (9.00%) SAP
2 51 (8.35%) Microsoft
3 15 (2.45%) Oracle
4 9 (1.47%) hybris
5 7 (1.15%) ATG
6 6 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.65%) Tableau
8 3 (0.49%) Capita
8 3 (0.49%) Infor
8 3 (0.49%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.33%) Epicor
9 2 (0.33%) iManage
9 2 (0.33%) Interwoven
9 2 (0.33%) Sage
10 1 (0.16%) Avaya
10 1 (0.16%) Cognos
10 1 (0.16%) Demandware
10 1 (0.16%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.16%) IBM
10 1 (0.16%) NETSOL