Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £38,750 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 20 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 61 37
Rank change year-on-year +13 -24 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 57 50 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.74% 4.08% 6.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.85% 4.18% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 22 51 76
Staffordshire median annual salary £38,750 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.82% +2.41% -2.35%
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,650 £52,500 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £42,632 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +0.31% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 1175 1196 1180
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.67% 97.55% 98.50%
Number of salaries quoted 945 1057 1022
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £22,388
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Staffordshire

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Staffordshire

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Staffordshire

Business Analyst
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +48 33 £50,000 +17.65%
Tamworth -5 8 £36,250 -22.87%
Burton-upon-Trent -2 5 £40,000 -9.09%
Cannock +1 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Business Analyst
West Midlands

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Staffordshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 35 (61.40%) SAP
2 32 (56.14%) SLA
2 32 (56.14%) Record to Report
3 28 (49.12%) Finance
4 19 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 19 (33.33%) SAP CO
4 19 (33.33%) SAP FI
5 15 (26.32%) IT Strategy
6 13 (22.81%) SAPUI5
6 13 (22.81%) Demand Management
6 13 (22.81%) SAP MM
6 13 (22.81%) SAP PP
6 13 (22.81%) Manufacturing
6 13 (22.81%) Economics
6 13 (22.81%) SAP PP-PI
6 13 (22.81%) SAP MII
7 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (21.05%) SDLC
8 11 (19.30%) Business Analysis
8 11 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (14.04%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
11 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.77%) Scrum
11 5 (8.77%) Project Management
12 4 (7.02%) Acceptance Criteria
13 3 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
13 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (5.26%) Use Case

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (33.33%) SAP CO
1 19 (33.33%) SAP FI
1 19 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 13 (22.81%) SAP MII
2 13 (22.81%) SAP MM
2 13 (22.81%) SAP PP
2 13 (22.81%) SAP PP-PI
3 3 (5.26%) SAP SCM
3 3 (5.26%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Big Data
2 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
General
1 28 (49.12%) Finance
2 13 (22.81%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.51%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (56.14%) Record to Report
2 15 (26.32%) IT Strategy
3 13 (22.81%) Demand Management
3 13 (22.81%) Economics
4 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (21.05%) SDLC
5 11 (19.30%) Business Analysis
5 11 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (14.04%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (8.77%) Project Management
7 5 (8.77%) Scrum
7 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.02%) Acceptance Criteria
9 3 (5.26%) BPMN
9 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
9 3 (5.26%) Use Case
10 2 (3.51%) Data Analysis
10 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
10 2 (3.51%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.51%) PhD
2 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.75%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (56.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 35 (61.40%) SAP
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com