Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 63 84
Rank change year-on-year -27 +21 -14
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 264 430 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.13% 4.22% 3.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 4.64% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 238 330 345
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,275 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £56,550 £71,500 £57,500
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 7,661 9,264 10,486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.78% 91.00% 90.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5,814 7,536 8,217
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -47 89 £42,500 -5.56% 18
Coventry +21 52 £44,500 +1.14%
Herefordshire +27 34 £45,000 -
Staffordshire -13 19 £42,500 +6.25%
Wolverhampton +14 18 £37,500 -9.64% 2
Solihull -1 14 £49,000 +8.89% 2
Warwickshire +11 10 £53,750 +34.38% 3
Worcestershire +7 9 £27,500 -24.14% 1
Shropshire -16 6 £60,000 -16.08% 4
Walsall -7 2 £38,750 -3.12%
Sutton Coldfield -27 1 £30,000 -33.33%
Wednesbury - 1 £57,500 -
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 117 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (27.27%) Finance
3 69 (26.14%) Waterfall
4 67 (25.38%) Analytical Skills
5 58 (21.97%) Project Management
6 57 (21.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 41 (15.53%) Problem-Solving
8 37 (14.02%) Degree
8 37 (14.02%) Microsoft
8 37 (14.02%) SQL
9 36 (13.64%) User Stories
10 32 (12.12%) Scrum
11 31 (11.74%) Use Case
12 30 (11.36%) Change Management
13 26 (9.85%) Continuous Improvement
14 24 (9.09%) Software Delivery
14 24 (9.09%) Retail
15 23 (8.71%) SDLC
16 20 (7.58%) ISEB
17 19 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
18 18 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
18 18 (6.82%) Workshop Facilitation
18 18 (6.82%) Analytics
18 18 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
19 17 (6.44%) QA
20 16 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
20 16 (6.06%) SAP
20 16 (6.06%) Decision-Making
20 16 (6.06%) IT Strategy
21 15 (5.68%) Java

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 5 (1.89%) Confluence
2 4 (1.52%) Apache
2 4 (1.52%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.79%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (3.03%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.76%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.38%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.38%) Primavera
3 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.38%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.38%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.55%) SaaS
3 11 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.76%) GitHub
7 1 (0.38%) Office 365
7 1 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.52%) Internet
2 1 (0.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (4.17%) Power BI
3 11 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 8 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.65%) QlikView
6 6 (2.27%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.52%) Big Data
7 4 (1.52%) MySQL
7 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.14%) OLTP
8 3 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.76%) DB2
9 2 (0.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.38%) Redis
10 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (2.27%) JIRA
1 6 (2.27%) Rational Rose
2 5 (1.89%) Selenium
3 4 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.52%) JMeter
3 4 (1.52%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.38%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.38%) JUnit
4 1 (0.38%) Mocha
4 1 (0.38%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 72 (27.27%) Finance
2 24 (9.09%) Retail
3 9 (3.41%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.27%) Law
4 6 (2.27%) Legal
5 5 (1.89%) Banking
6 4 (1.52%) Advertising
6 4 (1.52%) Billing
7 2 (0.76%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 173 (65.53%) Analyst
2 156 (59.09%) Business Analyst
3 23 (8.71%) Consultant
4 18 (6.82%) Developer
4 18 (6.82%) Lead Business Analyst
4 18 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
5 16 (6.06%) Finance Business Analyst
5 16 (6.06%) Financial Analyst
5 16 (6.06%) Financial Business Analyst
5 16 (6.06%) Graduate
6 15 (5.68%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 15 (5.68%) Senior Business Analyst
6 15 (5.68%) Service Analyst
7 13 (4.92%) Software Analyst
8 12 (4.55%) Team Leader
9 11 (4.17%) Project Manager
10 10 (3.79%) Graduate Analyst
10 10 (3.79%) Product Owner
11 9 (3.41%) Agile Business Analyst
11 9 (3.41%) Business Analyst Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.92%) HTML
1 13 (4.92%) Web Services
2 11 (4.17%) CSS
3 8 (3.03%) jQuery
4 7 (2.65%) AngularJS
5 6 (2.27%) JSON
5 6 (2.27%) React
5 6 (2.27%) Spring
6 5 (1.89%) XML
7 4 (1.52%) .NET
7 4 (1.52%) HTML5
7 4 (1.52%) Kafka
7 4 (1.52%) SOAP
8 2 (0.76%) CSS3
8 2 (0.76%) JSP
8 2 (0.76%) REST
8 2 (0.76%) Servlets
9 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.38%) J2EE
9 1 (0.38%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 67 (25.38%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 12 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (3.79%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.41%) NHS
5 7 (2.65%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.52%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.14%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.76%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.76%) User Experience
9 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.38%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.38%) EPoS
9 1 (0.38%) Fintech
9 1 (0.38%) FMCG
9 1 (0.38%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.14%) Windows
2 2 (0.76%) Android
3 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (26.14%) Waterfall
3 58 (21.97%) Project Management
4 57 (21.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (15.53%) Problem-Solving
6 36 (13.64%) User Stories
7 32 (12.12%) Scrum
8 31 (11.74%) Use Case
9 30 (11.36%) Change Management
10 26 (9.85%) Continuous Improvement
11 24 (9.09%) Software Delivery
12 23 (8.71%) SDLC
13 19 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (6.82%) Analytics
14 18 (6.82%) Workshop Facilitation
15 16 (6.06%) Decision-Making
15 16 (6.06%) IT Strategy
16 14 (5.30%) Time Management
17 13 (4.92%) Coaching
17 13 (4.92%) UML
Programming Languages
1 37 (14.02%) SQL
2 15 (5.68%) Java
3 10 (3.79%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.27%) ABAP
4 6 (2.27%) C
5 3 (1.14%) C#
5 3 (1.14%) Python
6 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.76%) VB
6 2 (0.76%) VBA
6 2 (0.76%) VBScript
7 1 (0.38%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.38%) PHP
7 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (14.02%) Degree
2 20 (7.58%) ISEB
3 9 (3.41%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (1.52%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.76%) IIBA
6 2 (0.76%) PMP
7 1 (0.38%) APMP
7 1 (0.38%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.38%) CISM
7 1 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.44%) QA
2 11 (4.17%) PMO
3 3 (1.14%) GDPR
3 3 (1.14%) SLA
4 2 (0.76%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 37 (14.02%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.06%) SAP
3 9 (3.41%) Oracle
4 4 (1.52%) Google
5 3 (1.14%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.14%) Pegasus
5 3 (1.14%) Sage
6 2 (0.76%) Aderant
6 2 (0.76%) iManage
6 2 (0.76%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (0.76%) Tableau
7 1 (0.38%) Borland
7 1 (0.38%) HP
7 1 (0.38%) NGA Human Resources
7 1 (0.38%) Pega
7 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.38%) Workday
7 1 (0.38%) Zend