Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 41 58
Rank change year-on-year -9 +17 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 21 56 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.31% 4.86% 4.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.35% 4.96% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 51
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +2.41%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £37,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £52,375 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +1.15% +2.35%

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 627 1,130 1,166
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.74% 98.01% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 566 914 1,017
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +11.43%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £54,375 £57,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 16 December 2018.

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 16 December 2018. 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
Tamworth +11 10 £40,000 +14.29%
Burton-upon-Trent +6 4 £47,500 +8.57%
Stoke-on-Trent -25 3 £40,000 - 2
Stafford - 1 £37,500 -
Business Analyst
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Staffordshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 9 (42.86%) SDLC
3 8 (38.10%) Business Analysis
4 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (33.33%) Scrum
4 7 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 7 (33.33%) Commercial Awareness
5 6 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (19.05%) IT Strategy
6 4 (19.05%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Finance
7 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 2 (9.52%) UML
7 2 (9.52%) User Stories
8 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Coaching
8 1 (4.76%) User Experience
8 1 (4.76%) MoSCoW
8 1 (4.76%) Design Thinking
8 1 (4.76%) CRM
8 1 (4.76%) ERP
8 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards
8 1 (4.76%) EPoS
8 1 (4.76%) Project Management

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) EPoS
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) SDLC
2 9 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 8 (38.10%) Business Analysis
4 7 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 7 (33.33%) Commercial Awareness
4 7 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (33.33%) Scrum
4 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (19.05%) IT Strategy
6 4 (19.05%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 2 (9.52%) UML
7 2 (9.52%) User Stories
8 1 (4.76%) CRM
8 1 (4.76%) ERP
8 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle