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

Business Analysis
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 74 83
Rank change year-on-year -12 +9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 304 383 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.23% 3.78% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 4.17% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 271 335 351
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £30,750 £34,850 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £69,628 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +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 8,442 9,176 11,079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.76% 90.57% 89.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6,499 7,602 8,725
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,900 £24,285
90th Percentile £67,100 £61,250 £66,000
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 July 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 July 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 -39 113 £47,500 +5.56% 10
Coventry -2 46 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Warwickshire +33 43 £46,250 +2.78% 4
Staffordshire -4 25 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Solihull +2 17 £45,000 - 1
Walsall +8 12 £37,500 -18.92%
Wolverhampton -9 8 £38,750 -6.63%
Herefordshire +35 6 £50,000 - 1
West Bromwich +14 6 £54,500 +16.58%
Worcestershire +24 5 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Sutton Coldfield -15 3 £27,500 -38.89%
Shropshire -5 2 £48,750 -31.82%
Wednesbury - 1 £57,500 -
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 124 (40.79%) Finance
2 89 (29.28%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (22.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (16.45%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (15.79%) Project Management
6 46 (15.13%) SQL
7 44 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
8 36 (11.84%) Retail
9 35 (11.51%) Degree
10 33 (10.86%) Waterfall
11 32 (10.53%) Microsoft
12 29 (9.54%) User Stories
13 28 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (8.88%) Use Case
15 26 (8.55%) IT Strategy
16 24 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 23 (7.57%) Self-Motivation
18 22 (7.24%) Data Warehouse
18 22 (7.24%) SQL Server
19 21 (6.91%) Continuous Improvement
19 21 (6.91%) User Acceptance Testing
20 20 (6.58%) SDLC
20 20 (6.58%) Presales
20 20 (6.58%) PRINCE2
21 19 (6.25%) CRM
21 19 (6.25%) Workflow
22 16 (5.26%) Change Management
22 16 (5.26%) Banking
23 15 (4.93%) Logistics
23 15 (4.93%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 (1.97%) Confluence
2 3 (0.99%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.33%) CMS
3 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (4.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.62%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.62%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.99%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.99%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 3 (0.99%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (0.99%) SAP SCM
2 3 (0.99%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.66%) Lawson
3 2 (0.66%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.66%) Postilion
3 2 (0.66%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.33%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.33%) BPCS
4 1 (0.33%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.33%) Primavera
4 1 (0.33%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.29%) Dynamics 365
2 9 (2.96%) SaaS
3 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.66%) Office 365
7 1 (0.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.32%) Internet
2 3 (0.99%) SMS
3 1 (0.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 22 (7.24%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (7.24%) SQL Server
3 15 (4.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 15 (4.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (2.96%) Power BI
5 4 (1.32%) MySQL
5 4 (1.32%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.99%) Big Data
6 3 (0.99%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.99%) QlikView
7 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.33%) DB2
8 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.33%) MS Access
8 1 (0.33%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (2.96%) JIRA
2 2 (0.66%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.33%) Mocha
3 1 (0.33%) Selenium
3 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 124 (40.79%) Finance
2 36 (11.84%) Retail
3 16 (5.26%) Banking
4 14 (4.61%) Legal
5 12 (3.95%) Automotive
6 10 (3.29%) Advertising
6 10 (3.29%) International Banking
6 10 (3.29%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.63%) Billing
8 3 (0.99%) Local Government
9 2 (0.66%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Games
10 1 (0.33%) Law
10 1 (0.33%) Marketing
10 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 192 (63.16%) Analyst
2 174 (57.24%) Business Analyst
3 34 (11.18%) Consultant
4 29 (9.54%) Senior Analyst
5 28 (9.21%) Senior Business Analyst
6 20 (6.58%) Developer
6 20 (6.58%) Junior
7 19 (6.25%) Finance Business Analyst
7 19 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
8 18 (5.92%) Financial Business Analyst
9 17 (5.59%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 17 (5.59%) Service Analyst
10 15 (4.93%) Project Manager
11 14 (4.61%) Mortgage Business Analyst
12 13 (4.28%) Functional Consultant
13 12 (3.95%) Business IT Analyst
13 12 (3.95%) IT Analyst
13 12 (3.95%) IT Business Analyst
13 12 (3.95%) Junior Analyst
13 12 (3.95%) Junior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.28%) .NET
2 12 (3.95%) XML
3 9 (2.96%) MDX
4 5 (1.64%) CSS
4 5 (1.64%) HTML
5 4 (1.32%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.99%) jQuery
7 2 (0.66%) JSON
7 2 (0.66%) Node.js
7 2 (0.66%) React
7 2 (0.66%) Spring
7 2 (0.66%) Web Services
8 1 (0.33%) J2EE
8 1 (0.33%) JPA
8 1 (0.33%) JSP
8 1 (0.33%) Kafka
8 1 (0.33%) REST
8 1 (0.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 50 (16.45%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.57%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.62%) Driving Licence
4 11 (3.62%) Fintech
5 9 (2.96%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.30%) User Experience
7 4 (1.32%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.66%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.66%) FMCG
8 2 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.33%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.33%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.33%) NHS
9 1 (0.33%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.95%) Windows
2 10 (3.29%) Linux
2 10 (3.29%) Unix
3 2 (0.66%) Android
4 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (29.28%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (22.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 48 (15.79%) Project Management
4 44 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
5 33 (10.86%) Waterfall
6 29 (9.54%) User Stories
7 28 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (8.88%) Use Case
9 26 (8.55%) IT Strategy
10 21 (6.91%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (6.91%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (6.58%) Presales
11 20 (6.58%) PRINCE2
11 20 (6.58%) SDLC
12 19 (6.25%) CRM
12 19 (6.25%) Workflow
13 16 (5.26%) Change Management
14 15 (4.93%) Line Management
14 15 (4.93%) Logistics
15 14 (4.61%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 46 (15.13%) SQL
2 11 (3.62%) C#
3 9 (2.96%) T-SQL
4 6 (1.97%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.64%) ABAP
5 5 (1.64%) Java
6 3 (0.99%) Python
7 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.33%) C
8 1 (0.33%) PHP
8 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (11.51%) Degree
2 10 (3.29%) ISEB
3 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (0.99%) IIBA
5 2 (0.66%) AAT
5 2 (0.66%) ACCA
5 2 (0.66%) CIMA
5 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.66%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.66%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.33%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.33%) CISM
6 1 (0.33%) MCSA
6 1 (0.33%) MCSE
6 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.33%) PMP
6 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.61%) PMO
2 10 (3.29%) QA
3 5 (1.64%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.99%) GDPR
5 1 (0.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 32 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.95%) SAP
3 9 (2.96%) Oracle
4 7 (2.30%) Sage
5 6 (1.97%) Atlassian
5 6 (1.97%) JD Edwards
6 5 (1.64%) Aderant
6 5 (1.64%) Epicor
6 5 (1.64%) iManage
6 5 (1.64%) Interwoven
6 5 (1.64%) Pegasus
7 4 (1.32%) Infor
8 2 (0.66%) CODA
8 2 (0.66%) Sun
9 1 (0.33%) Aareon
9 1 (0.33%) Citrix
9 1 (0.33%) IFS
9 1 (0.33%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.33%) Tableau
9 1 (0.33%) Trillium