The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 87 61
Rank change year-on-year -29 -26  
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 173 166 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.56% 3.00% 4.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 3.39% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 114 139 211
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,900 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6066 4892 5725
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 89.80% 88.29% 89.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4907 4132 4653
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in the North West

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis in the North West.

Salary trend for Business Analysis in the North West

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in the North West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analysis in the North West

Business Analysis
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -29 90 £42,500 - 13
Cheshire -23 34 £46,250 +15.62% 5
Lancashire -3 14 £41,750 -7.22% 1
Merseyside -12 9 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 142 (42.26%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (36.31%) Finance
3 79 (23.51%) Analytical Skills
4 77 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 77 (22.92%) Project Management
5 56 (16.67%) Degree
6 48 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 44 (13.10%) SDLC
7 44 (13.10%) SQL
8 41 (12.20%) Waterfall
9 39 (11.61%) Retail
10 38 (11.31%) SAP
10 38 (11.31%) ERP
11 37 (11.01%) ISEB
12 35 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
12 35 (10.42%) Manufacturing
12 35 (10.42%) User Stories
13 34 (10.12%) Oracle
14 33 (9.82%) Microsoft
14 33 (9.82%) E-Commerce
15 31 (9.23%) Change Management
15 31 (9.23%) Use Case
16 29 (8.63%) Scrum
16 29 (8.63%) Banking
17 27 (8.04%) .NET
18 26 (7.74%) PRINCE2
19 25 (7.44%) Business Process Modelling
20 24 (7.14%) Process Improvement
21 22 (6.55%) Data Modelling
21 22 (6.55%) Legal

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 11 (3.27%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.60%) Confluence
4 1 (0.30%) Apache
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.30%) OpenEdge
4 1 (0.30%) OpenROAD
4 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (5.95%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (5.95%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (5.06%) SAP PP
1 17 (5.06%) SAP SD
2 16 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
2 16 (4.76%) SAP CO
2 16 (4.76%) SAP FI
2 16 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
2 16 (4.76%) SAP WM
3 14 (4.17%) SAP QM
4 13 (3.87%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (3.87%) SAP MM
5 12 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (2.98%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (2.68%) Oracle Cash Management
7 9 (2.68%) Oracle General Ledger
7 9 (2.68%) Oracle Payables
7 9 (2.68%) Oracle Receivables
8 8 (2.38%) Oracle 11i
8 8 (2.38%) Oracle Assets
8 8 (2.38%) Oracle ERP
9 7 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.79%) IBM Blueworks
2 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (0.89%) Yammer
4 2 (0.60%) PaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.68%) Internet
2 2 (0.60%) Intranet
3 1 (0.30%) HTTP
3 1 (0.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.57%) SAP BW
2 12 (3.57%) SAP HANA
3 11 (3.27%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.68%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (2.68%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.38%) SQLPlus
7 7 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.49%) Big Data
8 5 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.19%) Power BI
10 3 (0.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.89%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.60%) QlikView
11 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (2.68%) JIRA
2 8 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.60%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.60%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.60%) FitNesse
3 2 (0.60%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.60%) Selenium
3 2 (0.60%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.60%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
General
1 122 (36.31%) Finance
2 39 (11.61%) Retail
3 35 (10.42%) Manufacturing
4 29 (8.63%) Banking
5 22 (6.55%) Legal
6 13 (3.87%) Law
7 12 (3.57%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.68%) Marketing
9 7 (2.08%) General Ledger
9 7 (2.08%) Retail Banking
10 5 (1.49%) Advertising
11 4 (1.19%) Back Office
11 4 (1.19%) Electronics
11 4 (1.19%) Investment Banking
11 4 (1.19%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.89%) Billing
13 2 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.30%) Automotive
14 1 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 242 (72.02%) Analyst
2 204 (60.71%) Business Analyst
3 31 (9.23%) Senior Analyst
4 27 (8.04%) Consultant
4 27 (8.04%) Senior Business Analyst
5 25 (7.44%) SAP Analyst
6 24 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
7 23 (6.85%) Project Manager
8 20 (5.95%) Business IT Analyst
8 20 (5.95%) IT Analyst
8 20 (5.95%) IT Business Analyst
9 19 (5.65%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
10 18 (5.36%) SAP Consultant
11 16 (4.76%) Functional Analyst
12 15 (4.46%) Business Manager
13 14 (4.17%) E-Commerce Analyst
13 14 (4.17%) IT Manager
13 14 (4.17%) Retail Business Analyst
14 12 (3.57%) Oracle Analyst
14 12 (3.57%) SAP Logistics Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.04%) .NET
2 13 (3.87%) EDI
3 9 (2.68%) ASP.NET
3 9 (2.68%) XML
4 8 (2.38%) Middleware
5 7 (2.08%) HTML
6 6 (1.79%) .NET Framework
6 6 (1.79%) SOAP
7 4 (1.19%) Entity Framework
7 4 (1.19%) Web Services
7 4 (1.19%) XSLT
8 3 (0.89%) CSS
9 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.60%) DHTML
9 2 (0.60%) HTML5
9 2 (0.60%) IDoc
9 2 (0.60%) WSDL
9 2 (0.60%) XSD
10 1 (0.30%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.30%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 79 (23.51%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.76%) Smart Meter
3 15 (4.46%) User Experience
4 12 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.57%) FMCG
5 10 (2.98%) Life Science
5 10 (2.98%) NHS
6 9 (2.68%) iPad
6 9 (2.68%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.38%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.89%) Clustering
8 3 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.89%) PMI
9 2 (0.60%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.60%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.60%) Social Media
10 1 (0.30%) LIMS
10 1 (0.30%) PKI
10 1 (0.30%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.30%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.30%) Android
1 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (42.26%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (22.92%) Project Management
2 77 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 48 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 44 (13.10%) SDLC
5 41 (12.20%) Waterfall
6 38 (11.31%) ERP
7 35 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
7 35 (10.42%) User Stories
8 33 (9.82%) E-Commerce
9 31 (9.23%) Change Management
9 31 (9.23%) Use Case
10 29 (8.63%) Scrum
11 26 (7.74%) PRINCE2
12 25 (7.44%) Business Process Modelling
13 24 (7.14%) Process Improvement
14 22 (6.55%) Data Modelling
15 21 (6.25%) CRM
15 21 (6.25%) IT Strategy
16 18 (5.36%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (13.10%) SQL
2 14 (4.17%) C#
3 12 (3.57%) ABAP
4 8 (2.38%) PL/SQL
4 8 (2.38%) VBA
5 5 (1.49%) Java
5 5 (1.49%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.49%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.19%) C
7 3 (0.89%) R
8 2 (0.60%) J#
8 2 (0.60%) Perl
8 2 (0.60%) Python
8 2 (0.60%) Ruby
8 2 (0.60%) VB
8 2 (0.60%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.60%) VBScript
9 1 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (16.67%) Degree
2 37 (11.01%) ISEB
3 4 (1.19%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.89%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.60%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.30%) CBAP
6 1 (0.30%) CIMA
6 1 (0.30%) IIBA
6 1 (0.30%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.30%) PMP
6 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (3.57%) ISO 9001
3 10 (2.98%) ISO 14001
3 10 (2.98%) QA
4 7 (2.08%) GDPR
5 4 (1.19%) MiFID
6 3 (0.89%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.89%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.89%) SLA
7 2 (0.60%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (11.31%) SAP
2 34 (10.12%) Oracle
3 33 (9.82%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.87%) Cognizant
5 10 (2.98%) IBM
6 6 (1.79%) Pegasus
7 4 (1.19%) IFS
7 4 (1.19%) Pega
7 4 (1.19%) Sage
8 3 (0.89%) hybris
8 3 (0.89%) Hyperion
8 3 (0.89%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.60%) Epicor
9 2 (0.60%) HP
10 1 (0.30%) Actian
10 1 (0.30%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.30%) Kofax
10 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.30%) Zend
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
CCA Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Novus Graduate Programme
Salary: £0.00 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
CCA Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
North West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Cheshire Datasystems Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Modis International
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater Manchester
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 24 days ago
Liverpool
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 17 days ago