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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
England / North West
Rank 102 66 66
Rank change year-on-year -36 0  
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 163 214 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.65% 3.76% 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 4.28% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 132 168 226
Median salary £43,125 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.81% -3.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,250
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 5552 4995 5843
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.38% 87.86% 88.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4608 4156 4703
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 March 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 March 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 -32 97 £45,000 +11.11% 17
Merseyside +8 22 £40,372 +7.65%
Cheshire -30 17 £40,000 - 6
Lancashire -7 15 £40,000 - 1
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 144 (39.67%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (23.97%) Finance
3 72 (19.83%) Degree
4 69 (19.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (17.36%) Project Management
6 54 (14.88%) ISEB
7 51 (14.05%) SAP
7 51 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
8 50 (13.77%) Waterfall
9 45 (12.40%) SQL
10 39 (10.74%) User Stories
11 37 (10.19%) SDLC
12 35 (9.64%) ERP
13 33 (9.09%) Manufacturing
13 33 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 31 (8.54%) Legal
15 30 (8.26%) Scrum
15 30 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
15 30 (8.26%) SAP PP
15 30 (8.26%) IT Strategy
16 29 (7.99%) Use Case
16 29 (7.99%) .NET
17 28 (7.71%) Microsoft
18 27 (7.44%) Business Process Modelling
19 26 (7.16%) E-Commerce
19 26 (7.16%) Retail
20 25 (6.89%) Change Management
20 25 (6.89%) User Acceptance Testing
21 24 (6.61%) FMCG
21 24 (6.61%) PRINCE2

Business Analysis
Top Related 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 14 (3.86%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.03%) Confluence
3 5 (1.38%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.28%) CMS
4 1 (0.28%) IIS
4 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.75%) MS Office
3 8 (2.20%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.10%) MS Project
4 4 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (8.26%) SAP PP
2 24 (6.61%) SAP QM
3 19 (5.23%) SAP MM
4 18 (4.96%) SAP CO
4 18 (4.96%) SAP FI
4 18 (4.96%) SAP FI/CO
4 18 (4.96%) SAP SD
5 17 (4.68%) SAP WM
6 14 (3.86%) SAP SCM
7 8 (2.20%) Oracle Financials
7 8 (2.20%) SAP ERP
8 6 (1.65%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (1.65%) SAP VC
9 5 (1.38%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.83%) Oracle ASCP
11 3 (0.83%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.83%) Yammer
2 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.28%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.96%) Internet
2 3 (0.83%) Intranet
3 2 (0.55%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.79%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.23%) SAP HANA
2 19 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (4.68%) SAP BW
4 9 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.38%) QlikView
8 4 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.10%) SQLPlus
9 3 (0.83%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.28%) GIS
11 1 (0.28%) OLAP
11 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (4.13%) JIRA
2 10 (2.75%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.55%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.55%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.55%) Selenium
5 2 (0.55%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.28%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 87 (23.97%) Finance
2 33 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 31 (8.54%) Legal
4 26 (7.16%) Retail
5 17 (4.68%) Law
5 17 (4.68%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.58%) Banking
7 8 (2.20%) Military
8 7 (1.93%) Advertising
8 7 (1.93%) Marketing
9 4 (1.10%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.55%) Back Office
10 2 (0.55%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.55%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 267 (73.55%) Analyst
2 217 (59.78%) Business Analyst
3 44 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
4 42 (11.57%) SAP Analyst
5 37 (10.19%) Senior Business Analyst
6 23 (6.34%) Project Manager
7 22 (6.06%) Agile Business Analyst
8 18 (4.96%) IT Analyst
9 17 (4.68%) Business IT Analyst
9 17 (4.68%) Business Systems Analyst
9 17 (4.68%) IT Business Analyst
10 16 (4.41%) Consultant
10 16 (4.41%) Logistics Analyst
10 16 (4.41%) SAP Logistics Analyst
11 15 (4.13%) Digital Business Analyst
11 15 (4.13%) Systems Analyst
12 14 (3.86%) SAP Business Analyst
13 12 (3.31%) Developer
13 12 (3.31%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
13 12 (3.31%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.99%) .NET
2 18 (4.96%) EDI
3 12 (3.31%) XML
4 7 (1.93%) ASP.NET
4 7 (1.93%) HTML
5 6 (1.65%) Web Services
6 4 (1.10%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.10%) Entity Framework
7 3 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (0.83%) CSS
7 3 (0.83%) DHTML
7 3 (0.83%) Middleware
7 3 (0.83%) SOAP
7 3 (0.83%) XSLT
8 2 (0.55%) Behat
8 2 (0.55%) HTML5
8 2 (0.55%) Velocity
8 2 (0.55%) WSDL
8 2 (0.55%) XSD
9 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.61%) FMCG
3 20 (5.51%) Smart Meter
4 19 (5.23%) User Experience
5 16 (4.41%) Computer Science
5 16 (4.41%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.58%) iPad
7 9 (2.48%) Life Science
8 8 (2.20%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.20%) NHS
9 7 (1.93%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.93%) PMI
10 4 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.55%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.28%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.28%) LIMS
12 1 (0.28%) Over-the-Top Content
12 1 (0.28%) Tandem
12 1 (0.28%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.28%) Android
1 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (39.67%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (19.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 63 (17.36%) Project Management
4 50 (13.77%) Waterfall
5 39 (10.74%) User Stories
6 37 (10.19%) SDLC
7 35 (9.64%) ERP
8 33 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 30 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (8.26%) IT Strategy
9 30 (8.26%) Scrum
10 29 (7.99%) Use Case
11 27 (7.44%) Business Process Modelling
12 26 (7.16%) E-Commerce
13 25 (6.89%) Change Management
13 25 (6.89%) User Acceptance Testing
14 24 (6.61%) PRINCE2
15 21 (5.79%) Enterprise Architecture
15 21 (5.79%) Logistics
16 20 (5.51%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (12.40%) SQL
2 19 (5.23%) ABAP
3 12 (3.31%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.03%) C#
4 11 (3.03%) VBA
5 9 (2.48%) C
6 5 (1.38%) VB
6 5 (1.38%) VBScript
7 4 (1.10%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.83%) Java
8 3 (0.83%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.55%) J#
10 1 (0.28%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (19.83%) Degree
2 54 (14.88%) ISEB
3 9 (2.48%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.20%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.93%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.28%) IIBA
7 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.28%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.41%) ISO 9001
1 16 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (3.86%) ISO 14001
3 13 (3.58%) QA
4 4 (1.10%) SLA
5 2 (0.55%) GDPR
5 2 (0.55%) PMO
Vendors
1 51 (14.05%) SAP
2 28 (7.71%) Microsoft
3 22 (6.06%) Oracle
4 9 (2.48%) Cognizant
5 7 (1.93%) JDA
6 5 (1.38%) IBM
7 3 (0.83%) Hyperion
7 3 (0.83%) JD Edwards
7 3 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.55%) Guidewire
8 2 (0.55%) Sage
9 1 (0.28%) Adobe
9 1 (0.28%) Epicor
9 1 (0.28%) IFS
9 1 (0.28%) Kofax
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