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

Business Analysis
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 79 58
Rank change year-on-year +10 -21 +18
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 376 355 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.86% 3.36% 4.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 3.75% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 290 316 387
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £51,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.98% +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 8,628 9,471 8,993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.56% 89.76% 87.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6,817 7,418 7,503
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £42,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.38% +1.82% +3.13%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 January 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 January 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 +49 162 £50,000 +4.28% 11
Staffordshire +22 55 £40,000 -5.88%
Coventry -20 37 £45,000 - 3
Warwickshire -6 31 £40,000 - 3
Solihull -10 21 £45,000 +2.86% 3
Herefordshire +10 9 £40,000 -20.00%
Shropshire -9 9 £71,500 +70.24% 2
Walsall +4 6 £42,500 +6.25%
Worcestershire +4 5 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Wolverhampton -12 5 £41,500 +10.67% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £37,500 -
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 144 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (33.24%) Finance
3 108 (28.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 83 (22.07%) Project Management
5 80 (21.28%) SQL
6 66 (17.55%) Analytical Skills
7 60 (15.96%) Microsoft
8 52 (13.83%) ISEB
8 52 (13.83%) PRINCE2
9 44 (11.70%) .NET
9 44 (11.70%) SQL Server
10 42 (11.17%) C#
10 42 (11.17%) Scrum
11 41 (10.90%) Waterfall
12 40 (10.64%) SDLC
13 39 (10.37%) Degree
14 37 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
15 36 (9.57%) Presales
16 35 (9.31%) Business Intelligence
16 35 (9.31%) IT Strategy
17 30 (7.98%) Validation
17 30 (7.98%) Retail
18 28 (7.45%) QA
18 28 (7.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 26 (6.91%) SaaS
19 26 (6.91%) User Stories
20 25 (6.65%) Resource Management
20 25 (6.65%) Use Case
20 25 (6.65%) Mentoring
21 24 (6.38%) PMO

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 (1.60%) Documentum
2 5 (1.33%) Apache
2 5 (1.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.80%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.53%) Amazon Alexa
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (5.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.46%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (3.19%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (2.66%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.53%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.39%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (2.13%) SAP SCM
2 8 (2.13%) SAP SD
3 5 (1.33%) SAP MM
4 4 (1.06%) Postilion
5 3 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.27%) BPCS
6 1 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.27%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.27%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.27%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.91%) SaaS
2 9 (2.39%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.27%) GitHub
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.06%) Ethernet
1 4 (1.06%) Extranet
1 4 (1.06%) MPLS
1 4 (1.06%) VoIP
1 4 (1.06%) WAN
2 1 (0.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (11.70%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (2.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.86%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.60%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.33%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.33%) DB2
8 5 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (1.33%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (1.06%) EDRMS
9 4 (1.06%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.53%) Big Data
10 2 (0.53%) Electronic Patient Records
10 2 (0.53%) OLTP
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (2.39%) JIRA
2 7 (1.86%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.60%) Maven
3 6 (1.60%) Selenium
4 2 (0.53%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.53%) Git (software)
General
1 125 (33.24%) Finance
2 30 (7.98%) Retail
3 17 (4.52%) Marketing
4 16 (4.26%) Banking
5 14 (3.72%) Manufacturing
6 12 (3.19%) Legal
7 9 (2.39%) International Banking
8 5 (1.33%) Advertising
8 5 (1.33%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.06%) Law
9 4 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Billing
10 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 227 (60.37%) Analyst
2 206 (54.79%) Business Analyst
3 47 (12.50%) Consultant
4 38 (10.11%) IT Business Analyst
5 37 (9.84%) Business IT Analyst
5 37 (9.84%) IT Analyst
6 36 (9.57%) Developer
7 32 (8.51%) Project Manager
8 31 (8.24%) Senior Analyst
9 29 (7.71%) Software Analyst
10 23 (6.12%) Implementation Consultant
11 21 (5.59%) Senior Business Analyst
12 20 (5.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 20 (5.32%) SQL BI Developer
12 20 (5.32%) SQL Developer
13 19 (5.05%) Architect
14 14 (3.72%) Portfolio Manager
14 14 (3.72%) Presales Manager
15 13 (3.46%) Software Implementation Consultant
15 13 (3.46%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (11.70%) .NET
2 15 (3.99%) HTML
2 15 (3.99%) XML
3 14 (3.72%) ASP.NET
4 13 (3.46%) HTML5
4 13 (3.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 11 (2.93%) AngularJS
6 10 (2.66%) .NET Framework
6 10 (2.66%) Entity Framework
6 10 (2.66%) jQuery
7 7 (1.86%) Classic ASP
8 6 (1.60%) Middleware
9 5 (1.33%) REST
9 5 (1.33%) SOAP
9 5 (1.33%) Web Services
10 1 (0.27%) Natural Language Processing
10 1 (0.27%) SAPUI5
10 1 (0.27%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 66 (17.55%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.72%) Driving Licence
3 11 (2.93%) Fintech
4 10 (2.66%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.39%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.60%) EPoS
6 6 (1.60%) SCADA
6 6 (1.60%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.33%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.06%) e-Learning
8 4 (1.06%) User Experience
9 3 (0.80%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (0.80%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.53%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.53%) BYOD
10 2 (0.53%) PMI
10 2 (0.53%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.53%) Robotics
11 1 (0.27%) NHS
11 1 (0.27%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.05%) Windows
2 9 (2.39%) Linux
2 9 (2.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (28.72%) Stakeholder Management
3 83 (22.07%) Project Management
4 52 (13.83%) PRINCE2
5 42 (11.17%) Scrum
6 41 (10.90%) Waterfall
7 40 (10.64%) SDLC
8 37 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
9 36 (9.57%) Presales
10 35 (9.31%) Business Intelligence
10 35 (9.31%) IT Strategy
11 30 (7.98%) Validation
12 26 (6.91%) User Stories
13 25 (6.65%) Mentoring
13 25 (6.65%) Resource Management
13 25 (6.65%) Use Case
14 23 (6.12%) CRM
15 21 (5.59%) Line Management
16 20 (5.32%) Requirements Analysis
17 19 (5.05%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 80 (21.28%) SQL
2 42 (11.17%) C#
3 21 (5.59%) T-SQL
4 12 (3.19%) ABAP
5 11 (2.93%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.06%) Java
6 4 (1.06%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.06%) VBA
7 2 (0.53%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.53%) VBScript
8 1 (0.27%) X++
Qualifications
1 52 (13.83%) ISEB
2 39 (10.37%) Degree
3 13 (3.46%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.93%) IIBA
5 6 (1.60%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 5 (1.33%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 4 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.80%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.53%) PhD
9 2 (0.53%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.27%) ACCA
10 1 (0.27%) CIMA
10 1 (0.27%) CISM
10 1 (0.27%) CISSP
10 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.45%) QA
2 24 (6.38%) PMO
3 7 (1.86%) SLA
4 5 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (1.33%) GDPR
5 3 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.53%) COBIT
7 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 6 (1.60%) Puppet
2 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 60 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.59%) Oracle
3 16 (4.26%) SAP
4 8 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.60%) Pega
6 5 (1.33%) EMC
7 3 (0.80%) Epicor
7 3 (0.80%) IFS
7 3 (0.80%) Infor
7 3 (0.80%) Sage
8 2 (0.53%) iManage
8 2 (0.53%) Interwoven
8 2 (0.53%) QAD
8 2 (0.53%) SYSPRO
9 1 (0.27%) ATG
9 1 (0.27%) Cerner
9 1 (0.27%) IBM
9 1 (0.27%) iSOFT
9 1 (0.27%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.27%) Teradata