Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Preston during the 6 months to 18 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
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 32 28
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 11 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 4.44% 3.49% 6.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.76% 3.57% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 14
Preston median annual salary £35,000 £28,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -39.46% +17.83%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £40,375
90th Percentile £42,500 £30,225 £51,250
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% -5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston. 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
Preston
Permanent vacancies in Preston with a recognized job title 231 224 200
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.15% 97.82% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 185 203 176
Preston median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £24,170 £22,754 £22,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £53,750 £49,000
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Preston

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Preston

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Preston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Preston over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Preston

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 18 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 Preston region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Wireframes
1 4 (36.36%) User Experience
2 3 (27.27%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Guerrilla Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (9.09%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) QA
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Confluence

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
1 4 (36.36%) Wireframes
2 3 (27.27%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) Guerrilla Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA