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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 82 73
Rank change year-on-year +21 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 201 187 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.91% 3.03% 3.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.43% 3.42% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 174 157 157
Median salary £45,000 £42,655 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.49% +1.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £51,700
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4536 5472 4973
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.28% 88.72% 87.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3757 4243 4088
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +33 93 £45,000 - 15
Coventry -4 30 £42,500 - 4
Shropshire +10 16 £71,500 +100.00% 3
Staffordshire +17 15 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Warwickshire +9 15 £45,000 +4.65% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 9 £45,000 -
Solihull -3 7 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Wolverhampton - 6 £41,500 -
West Bromwich -4 4 £40,000 -27.27%
Walsall +4 1 - - 1
Worcestershire -6 1 £35,000 - 2
Dudley - 1 £65,000 -
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 132 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (31.74%) Finance
3 78 (21.91%) Project Management
4 67 (18.82%) SQL
5 63 (17.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 61 (17.13%) Analytical Skills
7 56 (15.73%) ISEB
8 49 (13.76%) Waterfall
9 40 (11.24%) SQL Server
10 39 (10.96%) Microsoft
11 38 (10.67%) .NET
12 35 (9.83%) Use Case
13 34 (9.55%) SAP
14 33 (9.27%) User Stories
15 32 (8.99%) Continuous Improvement
16 29 (8.15%) PRINCE2
16 29 (8.15%) C#
17 28 (7.87%) Retail
18 27 (7.58%) Web Services
19 26 (7.30%) Microsoft Excel
19 26 (7.30%) Manufacturing
20 25 (7.02%) Validation
20 25 (7.02%) Scrum
20 25 (7.02%) SDLC
21 24 (6.74%) User Acceptance Testing
21 24 (6.74%) Legal
22 22 (6.18%) Oracle
22 22 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
22 22 (6.18%) Quality Management
22 22 (6.18%) Test Automation

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 14 (3.93%) Documentum
2 11 (3.09%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.25%) Apache
4 4 (1.12%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.84%) SAS
5 3 (0.84%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.56%) CMS
7 1 (0.28%) Confluence
7 1 (0.28%) DNN
Applications
1 26 (7.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (5.34%) MS Visio
3 16 (4.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.97%) SAP SCM
2 6 (1.69%) SAP SD
3 5 (1.40%) SAP CRM
3 5 (1.40%) SAP ERP
3 5 (1.40%) SAP IS-U
4 4 (1.12%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.84%) OpenText MBPM
5 3 (0.84%) OpenText Process Suite
5 3 (0.84%) SAP CAR
5 3 (0.84%) SAP POS DM
5 3 (0.84%) SAP Retail
5 3 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.56%) Actimize
6 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.28%) SAP MII
7 1 (0.28%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.12%) SaaS
2 3 (0.84%) GitHub
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.28%) Broadband
1 1 (0.28%) Extranet
1 1 (0.28%) LAN
1 1 (0.28%) WAN
1 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.49%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.40%) DB2
6 5 (1.40%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (1.40%) Oracle9i Database
6 5 (1.40%) SAP BW
7 4 (1.12%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.84%) MS Access
8 3 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.84%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.56%) OLTP
9 2 (0.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.28%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 10 (2.81%) Jenkins
1 10 (2.81%) Selenium
2 7 (1.97%) Maven
3 5 (1.40%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.12%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.84%) JIRA
5 3 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.28%) Ant
6 1 (0.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.28%) Subversion
6 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 113 (31.74%) Finance
2 28 (7.87%) Retail
3 26 (7.30%) Manufacturing
4 24 (6.74%) Legal
5 16 (4.49%) Banking
6 7 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.69%) Law
8 5 (1.40%) Marketing
9 4 (1.12%) Advertising
9 4 (1.12%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.84%) Automotive
11 2 (0.56%) Military
11 2 (0.56%) Publishing
12 1 (0.28%) Back Office
12 1 (0.28%) Billing
12 1 (0.28%) French Language
12 1 (0.28%) German Language
12 1 (0.28%) Local Government
12 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 219 (61.52%) Analyst
2 174 (48.88%) Business Analyst
3 30 (8.43%) Consultant
3 30 (8.43%) Developer
4 27 (7.58%) Architect
5 24 (6.74%) Finance Business Analyst
5 24 (6.74%) Financial Analyst
6 22 (6.18%) Financial Business Analyst
7 20 (5.62%) Project Manager
8 18 (5.06%) Business Systems Analyst
8 18 (5.06%) Systems Analyst
9 17 (4.78%) Senior Analyst
10 16 (4.49%) Senior Business Analyst
11 12 (3.37%) .NET Developer
11 12 (3.37%) IT Analyst
11 12 (3.37%) Software Analyst
12 11 (3.09%) Implementation Consultant
12 11 (3.09%) Mortgage Business Analyst
13 10 (2.81%) Business IT Analyst
13 10 (2.81%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.67%) .NET
2 27 (7.58%) Web Services
3 21 (5.90%) REST
4 16 (4.49%) HTML
5 14 (3.93%) ASP.NET
5 14 (3.93%) Middleware
6 13 (3.65%) CSS
7 11 (3.09%) jQuery
7 11 (3.09%) SOAP
8 10 (2.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (2.81%) WCF
9 9 (2.53%) .NET Framework
10 7 (1.97%) HTML5
10 7 (1.97%) XML
11 5 (1.40%) Ajax
12 4 (1.12%) AngularJS
13 3 (0.84%) Angular 2
14 2 (0.56%) Backbone.js
14 2 (0.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 1 (0.28%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 61 (17.13%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.78%) Management Information System
3 15 (4.21%) User Experience
4 14 (3.93%) Driving Licence
5 11 (3.09%) NHS
6 5 (1.40%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.12%) EPoS
8 3 (0.84%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.84%) iPad
9 2 (0.56%) AS400
9 2 (0.56%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.56%) FMCG
9 2 (0.56%) iSeries
9 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.56%) SCADA
10 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.28%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.28%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.28%) Equities
10 1 (0.28%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.69%) Unix
2 3 (0.84%) Windows
3 2 (0.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.28%) AIX
4 1 (0.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (21.91%) Project Management
3 63 (17.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (13.76%) Waterfall
5 35 (9.83%) Use Case
6 33 (9.27%) User Stories
7 32 (8.99%) Continuous Improvement
8 29 (8.15%) PRINCE2
9 25 (7.02%) Scrum
9 25 (7.02%) SDLC
9 25 (7.02%) Validation
10 24 (6.74%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (6.18%) Quality Management
11 22 (6.18%) Requirements Analysis
11 22 (6.18%) Test Automation
12 21 (5.90%) UML
13 20 (5.62%) BPMN
13 20 (5.62%) ERP
14 19 (5.34%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 67 (18.82%) SQL
2 29 (8.15%) C#
3 19 (5.34%) JavaScript
4 13 (3.65%) T-SQL
5 10 (2.81%) ABAP
6 9 (2.53%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.40%) Java
8 4 (1.12%) VB
9 3 (0.84%) C
9 3 (0.84%) COBOL
9 3 (0.84%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 56 (15.73%) ISEB
2 16 (4.49%) Degree
3 14 (3.93%) Security Cleared
4 13 (3.65%) IIBA
4 13 (3.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (2.81%) ISEB Practitioner
6 6 (1.69%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.28%) AAT
8 1 (0.28%) ACCA
8 1 (0.28%) CBAP
8 1 (0.28%) CIMA
8 1 (0.28%) CISA
8 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.18%) QA
2 10 (2.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (2.81%) SLA
3 7 (1.97%) PMO
4 2 (0.56%) COBIT
4 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 10 (2.81%) Puppet
2 3 (0.84%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.56%) Nagios
3 2 (0.56%) SCOM
4 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 39 (10.96%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.55%) SAP
3 22 (6.18%) Oracle
4 17 (4.78%) Pega
5 10 (2.81%) EMC
6 8 (2.25%) Infor
7 7 (1.97%) JD Edwards
8 6 (1.69%) iManage
8 6 (1.69%) Interwoven
8 6 (1.69%) QAD
9 4 (1.12%) Cognos
9 4 (1.12%) Epicor
10 3 (0.84%) IBM
10 3 (0.84%) OpenText
10 3 (0.84%) Sage
10 3 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.56%) JDA
11 2 (0.56%) RedPrairie
11 2 (0.56%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.56%) Tableau
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £44000 - £54000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Networkers
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
SSP
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Bonus (10%), Car, Holidays and Pension.
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £49500.00 - £54500.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
SSP Worldwide
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Carter Personnel Consultants Limited T/A Integrate Technology Resource
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
I3
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull
Ei Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £42,356 - 63,534 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Red10
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
S S P Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Telford
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Services
Salary: £65,500- £72,450
Posted: 26 days ago
Coventry
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 26 days ago