The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 June 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 / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 68 56
Rank change year-on-year -3 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 282 218 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.12% 3.89% 4.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.27% 3.97% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 203 193 255
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +2.32%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6603 5488 6123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.44% 97.86% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5388 4656 4994
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in the North West

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in the North West

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the North West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in the North West

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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 -1 194 £47,500 +15.15% 22
Cheshire -18 42 £37,500 +1.35% 5
Lancashire +4 17 £41,000 -3.52% 2
Merseyside -12 17 £42,500 +25.00% 2
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 North West region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 204 (36.17%) Business Analysis
2 183 (32.45%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (31.38%) SAP
4 145 (25.71%) ERP
5 118 (20.92%) Finance
6 116 (20.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 103 (18.26%) SAP ERP
7 103 (18.26%) Translating Business Requirements
8 99 (17.55%) FMCG
9 96 (17.02%) Matrix Organization
10 91 (16.13%) SDLC
11 90 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
12 67 (11.88%) SAP SD
13 65 (11.52%) User Acceptance Testing
14 56 (9.93%) Manufacturing
14 56 (9.93%) Project Management
15 53 (9.40%) Retail
16 46 (8.16%) Degree
16 46 (8.16%) SAP APO
17 45 (7.98%) Business Process Modelling
18 44 (7.80%) User Stories
18 44 (7.80%) E-Commerce
19 43 (7.62%) Microsoft
20 41 (7.27%) Order to Cash
21 40 (7.09%) CRM
21 40 (7.09%) Use Case
22 38 (6.74%) Process Improvement
23 36 (6.38%) Oracle
24 34 (6.03%) Waterfall
24 34 (6.03%) Software Delivery

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 12 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.89%) Confluence
3 3 (0.53%) CMS
4 2 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (5.14%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (3.55%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 103 (18.26%) SAP ERP
2 67 (11.88%) SAP SD
3 46 (8.16%) SAP APO
4 23 (4.08%) SAP PP
5 11 (1.95%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (1.77%) SAP SCM
7 9 (1.60%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (1.60%) SAP CO
7 9 (1.60%) SAP EWM
7 9 (1.60%) SAP FI
7 9 (1.60%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (1.06%) SAP MII
8 6 (1.06%) SAP PP-PI
9 5 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.89%) Oracle HRMS
9 5 (0.89%) Oracle Payroll
10 4 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.53%) Yammer
2 2 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.35%) Amazon Glacier
2 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.42%) FTP
1 8 (1.42%) HTTP
1 8 (1.42%) Internet
2 2 (0.35%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.18%) Intranet
3 1 (0.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
1 10 (1.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (1.42%) MS Access
3 6 (1.06%) Big Data
4 5 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (0.35%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.18%) Essbase
8 1 (0.18%) OLAP
8 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.18%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.24%) JIRA
2 2 (0.35%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 118 (20.92%) Finance
2 56 (9.93%) Manufacturing
3 53 (9.40%) Retail
4 27 (4.79%) Banking
5 21 (3.72%) Legal
6 18 (3.19%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.48%) Marketing
8 11 (1.95%) Billing
9 9 (1.60%) Law
10 8 (1.42%) Electronics
11 7 (1.24%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.89%) Advertising
13 4 (0.71%) Back Office
13 4 (0.71%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.71%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.35%) Automotive
15 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.01%) IDoc
2 14 (2.48%) .NET
3 13 (2.30%) EDI
4 10 (1.77%) Web Services
5 9 (1.60%) SAP XI
6 8 (1.42%) EDIFACT
6 8 (1.42%) XML
7 3 (0.53%) Middleware
8 2 (0.35%) Mason
9 1 (0.18%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.18%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 99 (17.55%) FMCG
2 90 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (2.84%) Smart Meter
4 16 (2.84%) User Experience
5 15 (2.66%) iPad
6 14 (2.48%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.30%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.95%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.42%) Social Media
9 8 (1.42%) TRADACOMS
10 6 (1.06%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.89%) Life Science
12 3 (0.53%) CCTV
12 3 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.35%) NHS
13 2 (0.35%) Online Banking
14 1 (0.18%) LIMS
14 1 (0.18%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.35%) Android
1 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (36.17%) Business Analysis
2 183 (32.45%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (25.71%) ERP
4 116 (20.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 103 (18.26%) Translating Business Requirements
6 96 (17.02%) Matrix Organization
7 91 (16.13%) SDLC
8 65 (11.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 56 (9.93%) Project Management
10 45 (7.98%) Business Process Modelling
11 44 (7.80%) E-Commerce
11 44 (7.80%) User Stories
12 41 (7.27%) Order to Cash
13 40 (7.09%) CRM
13 40 (7.09%) Use Case
14 38 (6.74%) Process Improvement
15 34 (6.03%) Software Delivery
15 34 (6.03%) Waterfall
16 33 (5.85%) Change Management
17 31 (5.50%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.66%) SQL
2 8 (1.42%) ActionScript
2 8 (1.42%) ActionScript 2.0
3 6 (1.06%) ABAP
3 6 (1.06%) C#
4 5 (0.89%) C
4 5 (0.89%) Java
5 3 (0.53%) C++
6 1 (0.18%) PHP
6 1 (0.18%) Progress 4GL
6 1 (0.18%) R
6 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.18%) VB
6 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (8.16%) Degree
2 30 (5.32%) ISEB
3 8 (1.42%) SAP Certification
4 5 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.18%) ACCA
6 1 (0.18%) CBAP
6 1 (0.18%) CCA
6 1 (0.18%) CIMA
6 1 (0.18%) IIBA
6 1 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.84%) QA
2 14 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.95%) ISO 14001
3 11 (1.95%) ISO 9001
4 10 (1.77%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.42%) GDPR
6 6 (1.06%) SLA
7 5 (0.89%) PMO
8 3 (0.53%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.18%) GAAP
9 1 (0.18%) IFRS
Vendors
1 177 (31.38%) SAP
2 43 (7.62%) Microsoft
3 36 (6.38%) Oracle
4 10 (1.77%) JDA
5 9 (1.60%) Cognizant
6 4 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.35%) Guidewire
7 2 (0.35%) hybris
7 2 (0.35%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.35%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.35%) Pegasus
7 2 (0.35%) Sage
7 2 (0.35%) SEEBURGER
7 2 (0.35%) Siebel
7 2 (0.35%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.18%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.18%) Infor
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