The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Preston during the 3 months to 23 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
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 30 27
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 4 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 2.44% 1.04% 6.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 1.05% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 10
Median salary £45,000 £30,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -36.84%  
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 Preston. 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
Preston
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 154 95 153
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 93.90% 98.96% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 133 81 110
Median salary £33,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.53% -18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
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 Preston

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

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 Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 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 Preston region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) SDLC
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) B2C
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 3 (37.50%) ERP
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management

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:

General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) SDLC
2 4 (50.00%) B2C
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 3 (37.50%) ERP
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management