Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 65 87
Rank change year-on-year -30 +22 -15
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 256 421 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.91% 4.22% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 4.62% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 224 348 343
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £35,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £59,700 £70,713 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 7,928 9,108 10,820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.22% 91.32% 90.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6,069 7,481 8,477
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 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
Birmingham -52 89 £44,471 -1.18% 12
Coventry +13 50 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Staffordshire -2 26 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Warwickshire +15 19 £47,500 +9.20% 2
Solihull +4 15 £45,000 - 2
Wolverhampton +5 12 £38,750 -6.63% 3
Herefordshire +21 9 £45,000 - 2
Worcestershire +17 9 £27,500 -21.43% 1
Walsall +8 8 £37,500 -6.25%
Shropshire -9 5 £62,500 -12.59% 3
Wednesbury - 1 £57,500 -
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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 90 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (33.59%) Finance
3 54 (21.09%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (19.53%) Project Management
5 49 (19.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (19.14%) Problem-Solving
6 40 (15.63%) Waterfall
7 36 (14.06%) SQL
8 34 (13.28%) Degree
8 34 (13.28%) User Stories
9 32 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 30 (11.72%) Retail
11 29 (11.33%) Scrum
12 26 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (10.16%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (8.98%) Use Case
14 20 (7.81%) SQL Server
15 19 (7.42%) Data Warehouse
15 19 (7.42%) Change Management
15 19 (7.42%) SDLC
15 19 (7.42%) IT Strategy
16 18 (7.03%) User Acceptance Testing
17 16 (6.25%) Time Management
17 16 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 16 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
17 16 (6.25%) Decision-Making
17 16 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
18 15 (5.86%) SAP
19 14 (5.47%) GAP Analysis
19 14 (5.47%) Analytics

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 10 (3.91%) Confluence
2 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.39%) CMS
3 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.17%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 3 (1.17%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.78%) Lawson
3 2 (0.78%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.78%) Postilion
3 2 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.39%) BPCS
4 1 (0.39%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.39%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.13%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.34%) SaaS
3 5 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.39%) Office 365
5 1 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.56%) Internet
2 1 (0.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.42%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (4.30%) Power BI
5 10 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.95%) QlikView
7 5 (1.95%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.56%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.56%) MySQL
9 3 (1.17%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.78%) Big Data
10 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.39%) DB2
11 1 (0.39%) MS Access
11 1 (0.39%) OLTP
11 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (4.30%) JIRA
2 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.78%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.39%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.39%) Mocha
3 1 (0.39%) Selenium
3 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 86 (33.59%) Finance
2 30 (11.72%) Retail
3 12 (4.69%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.52%) Advertising
5 7 (2.73%) Billing
6 6 (2.34%) Banking
7 5 (1.95%) Automotive
8 4 (1.56%) Legal
9 2 (0.78%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.78%) Law
10 1 (0.39%) Games
10 1 (0.39%) International Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Local Government
10 1 (0.39%) Marketing
10 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 158 (61.72%) Analyst
2 141 (55.08%) Business Analyst
3 27 (10.55%) Consultant
4 19 (7.42%) Finance Business Analyst
4 19 (7.42%) Financial Analyst
5 18 (7.03%) Developer
5 18 (7.03%) Financial Business Analyst
5 18 (7.03%) Senior Analyst
6 17 (6.64%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 17 (6.64%) Senior Business Analyst
6 17 (6.64%) Service Analyst
7 15 (5.86%) Junior
8 13 (5.08%) Project Manager
9 12 (4.69%) Business IT Analyst
9 12 (4.69%) IT Analyst
9 12 (4.69%) IT Business Analyst
10 11 (4.30%) Graduate
11 10 (3.91%) Implementation Consultant
11 10 (3.91%) Mortgage Business Analyst
12 9 (3.52%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.52%) .NET
2 6 (2.34%) HTML
2 6 (2.34%) MDX
3 5 (1.95%) CSS
4 4 (1.56%) AngularJS
4 4 (1.56%) XML
5 3 (1.17%) jQuery
6 2 (0.78%) JSON
6 2 (0.78%) Node.js
6 2 (0.78%) React
6 2 (0.78%) Spring
6 2 (0.78%) Web Services
7 1 (0.39%) J2EE
7 1 (0.39%) JPA
7 1 (0.39%) JSP
7 1 (0.39%) Kafka
7 1 (0.39%) OLE
7 1 (0.39%) REST
7 1 (0.39%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 54 (21.09%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (4.30%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.30%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.95%) Driving Licence
4 5 (1.95%) User Experience
5 4 (1.56%) Analytical Mindset
5 4 (1.56%) NHS
6 3 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.78%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.78%) FMCG
7 2 (0.78%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.39%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.39%) EPoS
8 1 (0.39%) Fintech
8 1 (0.39%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.39%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.95%) Windows
2 2 (0.78%) Android
3 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.39%) Linux
3 1 (0.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (19.53%) Project Management
3 49 (19.14%) Problem-Solving
3 49 (19.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (15.63%) Waterfall
5 34 (13.28%) User Stories
6 29 (11.33%) Scrum
7 26 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (10.16%) Continuous Improvement
8 23 (8.98%) Use Case
9 19 (7.42%) Change Management
9 19 (7.42%) IT Strategy
9 19 (7.42%) SDLC
10 18 (7.03%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (6.25%) Decision-Making
11 16 (6.25%) Time Management
12 14 (5.47%) Analytics
12 14 (5.47%) GAP Analysis
13 13 (5.08%) CRM
13 13 (5.08%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 36 (14.06%) SQL
2 8 (3.13%) C#
2 8 (3.13%) Java
3 7 (2.73%) T-SQL
4 6 (2.34%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.56%) ABAP
5 4 (1.56%) Python
6 3 (1.17%) C
7 1 (0.39%) PHP
7 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (13.28%) Degree
2 10 (3.91%) ISEB
3 6 (2.34%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.56%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.78%) AAT
5 2 (0.78%) ACCA
5 2 (0.78%) CIMA
5 2 (0.78%) IIBA
5 2 (0.78%) PMP
6 1 (0.39%) APMP
6 1 (0.39%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.39%) CISM
6 1 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.69%) QA
2 8 (3.13%) PMO
3 4 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.17%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 32 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.86%) SAP
3 10 (3.91%) Oracle
4 7 (2.73%) Atlassian
5 6 (2.34%) JD Edwards
5 6 (2.34%) Sage
6 5 (1.95%) Pegasus
7 4 (1.56%) Infor
8 3 (1.17%) Epicor
9 2 (0.78%) CODA
9 2 (0.78%) Sun
10 1 (0.39%) HP
10 1 (0.39%) IFS
10 1 (0.39%) NGA Human Resources
10 1 (0.39%) Pega
10 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.39%) Workday