Period
to 18 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 65 41
Rank change year-on-year +28 -24 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 51 26 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.44% 2.74% 6.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.60% 2.84% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 39 14 75
Staffordshire median annual salary £47,500 £41,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.77% -1.76% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £50,250 £46,825 £49,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +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 911 915 1,306
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.12% 96.42% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 748 746 1,166
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,350 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £55,825 £57,500 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 18 June 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 18 June 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
Burton-upon-Trent +7 21 £47,500 +11.76%
Tamworth +8 17 £40,000 +5.26% 3
Stoke-on-Trent +9 6 £47,500 +5.56%
Business Analyst
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 22 (43.14%) Business Analysis
2 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (39.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (37.25%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (29.41%) Scrum
7 14 (27.45%) Acceptance Criteria
8 12 (23.53%) Retail
8 12 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (21.57%) Legal
9 11 (21.57%) SDLC
10 10 (19.61%) IT Strategy
10 10 (19.61%) Finance
10 10 (19.61%) Technical Analysis
10 10 (19.61%) Waterfall
10 10 (19.61%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (17.65%) Process Improvement
11 9 (17.65%) Release Management
11 9 (17.65%) Dynamics NAV
11 9 (17.65%) Games
11 9 (17.65%) Oracle
11 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
11 9 (17.65%) Commercial Awareness
12 5 (9.80%) JIRA
12 5 (9.80%) Atlassian
12 5 (9.80%) Confluence
12 5 (9.80%) User Experience
12 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
12 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.80%) Confluence
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) JIRA
General
1 12 (23.53%) Retail
2 11 (21.57%) Legal
3 10 (19.61%) Finance
4 9 (17.65%) Games
5 4 (7.84%) Advertising
6 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.96%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) CSS
1 2 (3.92%) HTML
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (37.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.80%) User Experience
3 2 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Business Analysis
2 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (39.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (29.41%) Scrum
6 14 (27.45%) Acceptance Criteria
7 12 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (21.57%) SDLC
9 10 (19.61%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (19.61%) IT Strategy
9 10 (19.61%) Technical Analysis
9 10 (19.61%) Waterfall
10 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (17.65%) Commercial Awareness
10 9 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
10 9 (17.65%) Process Improvement
10 9 (17.65%) Release Management
11 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
12 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 2 (3.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) C#
2 1 (1.96%) Java
2 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle
2 5 (9.80%) Atlassian
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Aderant
3 2 (3.92%) iManage
3 2 (3.92%) Interwoven
3 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.96%) Epicor