Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 76 85
Rank change year-on-year -40 +9 -26
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 195 363 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.46% 3.67% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 4.05% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 176 287 299
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -3.21%
10th Percentile £28,000 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £55,500 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -1.96% +2.00%

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,244 8,952 9,501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.44% 90.59% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5,378 7,034 7,466
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,632
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.37% -3.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,250 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in the West Midlands

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Business Analysis in the West Midlands

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Business Analysis in the West Midlands

Business Analysis
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 February 2019. 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
Herefordshire +15 48 £45,000 - 2
Birmingham -75 44 £42,500 -17.07% 8
Coventry +24 40 £45,000 - 1
Wolverhampton +30 13 £46,250 +2.78%
Solihull +1 11 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Shropshire +3 8 £35,000 - 2
Worcestershire -11 8 £36,250 -3.33% 1
Staffordshire -17 8 £40,000 -11.11%
Warwickshire +5 6 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Walsall -1 1 £35,000 -17.65%
Sutton Coldfield -12 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 114 (58.46%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (38.46%) Waterfall
3 68 (34.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (25.13%) Project Management
5 46 (23.59%) Analytical Skills
6 42 (21.54%) Finance
7 37 (18.97%) Microsoft
8 33 (16.92%) User Stories
9 30 (15.38%) Scrum
10 28 (14.36%) Use Case
10 28 (14.36%) Problem-Solving
11 26 (13.33%) Software Delivery
11 26 (13.33%) SQL
12 23 (11.79%) Microsoft Azure
12 23 (11.79%) Retail
13 22 (11.28%) ISEB
13 22 (11.28%) Change Management
14 21 (10.77%) SaaS
15 19 (9.74%) Workshop Facilitation
16 18 (9.23%) Degree
17 17 (8.72%) SDLC
18 15 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
18 15 (7.69%) PMO
19 14 (7.18%) Web Services
19 14 (7.18%) QA
20 12 (6.15%) SAP
20 12 (6.15%) UML
20 12 (6.15%) Coaching
21 10 (5.13%) Quantitative Analysis
21 10 (5.13%) Data Modelling

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (3.08%) Apache
1 6 (3.08%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.54%) Confluence
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (4.62%) MS Visio
2 8 (4.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.51%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.51%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.51%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (10.77%) SaaS
3 8 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.03%) GitHub
6 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.51%) PaaS
6 1 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.03%) Internet
2 1 (0.51%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.10%) Hadoop
1 8 (4.10%) Relational Database
2 6 (3.08%) Big Data
2 6 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.08%) NoSQL
2 6 (3.08%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.05%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.54%) QlikView
5 2 (1.03%) DB2
5 2 (1.03%) MySQL
5 2 (1.03%) OLTP
5 2 (1.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.03%) Power BI
5 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.51%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.51%) Redis
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.59%) Selenium
2 6 (3.08%) JMeter
2 6 (3.08%) SoapUI
3 4 (2.05%) Rational Rose
4 3 (1.54%) JIRA
5 2 (1.03%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.51%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.51%) JUnit
6 1 (0.51%) Mocha
6 1 (0.51%) StarTeam
General
1 42 (21.54%) Finance
2 23 (11.79%) Retail
3 6 (3.08%) Law
3 6 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.54%) Legal
5 1 (0.51%) Advertising
5 1 (0.51%) Back Office
5 1 (0.51%) Banking
5 1 (0.51%) Billing
5 1 (0.51%) Marketing
5 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 150 (76.92%) Analyst
2 133 (68.21%) Business Analyst
3 21 (10.77%) Lead Business Analyst
4 16 (8.21%) Senior Analyst
5 14 (7.18%) Graduate
6 13 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
6 13 (6.67%) Software Analyst
7 12 (6.15%) Consultant
7 12 (6.15%) Team Leader
8 11 (5.64%) Business IT Analyst
8 11 (5.64%) IT Analyst
8 11 (5.64%) IT Business Analyst
9 10 (5.13%) Service Analyst
10 9 (4.62%) Business Analyst Team Leader
10 9 (4.62%) Business Systems Analyst
10 9 (4.62%) Developer
11 8 (4.10%) Finance Business Analyst
11 8 (4.10%) Financial Analyst
11 8 (4.10%) Financial Business Analyst
11 8 (4.10%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.18%) Web Services
2 9 (4.62%) HTML
3 8 (4.10%) CSS
4 6 (3.08%) jQuery
4 6 (3.08%) Kafka
4 6 (3.08%) SOAP
5 5 (2.56%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.05%) HTML5
6 4 (2.05%) JSON
6 4 (2.05%) React
6 4 (2.05%) Spring
6 4 (2.05%) XML
7 2 (1.03%) .NET
7 2 (1.03%) CSS3
7 2 (1.03%) REST
8 1 (0.51%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (0.51%) LESS
8 1 (0.51%) Node.js
8 1 (0.51%) Sass
8 1 (0.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 46 (23.59%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.13%) NHS
3 8 (4.10%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.05%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.05%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.54%) User Experience
7 2 (1.03%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.03%) EPoS
7 2 (1.03%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.03%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.51%) Fintech
8 1 (0.51%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (58.46%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (38.46%) Waterfall
3 68 (34.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (25.13%) Project Management
5 33 (16.92%) User Stories
6 30 (15.38%) Scrum
7 28 (14.36%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (14.36%) Use Case
8 26 (13.33%) Software Delivery
9 22 (11.28%) Change Management
10 19 (9.74%) Workshop Facilitation
11 17 (8.72%) SDLC
12 15 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (6.15%) Coaching
13 12 (6.15%) UML
14 10 (5.13%) Data Modelling
14 10 (5.13%) DevOps
14 10 (5.13%) Line Management
14 10 (5.13%) Quantitative Analysis
15 9 (4.62%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.33%) SQL
2 9 (4.62%) Java
3 7 (3.59%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.56%) C
5 3 (1.54%) ABAP
5 3 (1.54%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.03%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.03%) VB
6 2 (1.03%) VBA
6 2 (1.03%) VBScript
7 1 (0.51%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.51%) C#
7 1 (0.51%) PHP
7 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (11.28%) ISEB
2 18 (9.23%) Degree
3 6 (3.08%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (2.05%) IIBA
5 3 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) CBAP
7 1 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.69%) PMO
2 14 (7.18%) QA
3 3 (1.54%) SLA
4 2 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.03%) GDPR
Vendors
1 37 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.15%) SAP
3 8 (4.10%) Oracle
4 6 (3.08%) Google
5 2 (1.03%) Aderant
5 2 (1.03%) iManage
5 2 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (1.03%) Tableau
6 1 (0.51%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.51%) Borland
6 1 (0.51%) NGA Human Resources
6 1 (0.51%) Pega
6 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.51%) Workday
6 1 (0.51%) Zend