Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 83 66
Rank change year-on-year +17 -17 +8
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 410 378 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.06% 3.34% 3.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.57% 3.75% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 328 341 366
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,125
90th Percentile £71,500 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 8975 10081 9567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.89% 89.13% 87.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7261 7878 7887
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +55 166 £45,000 -5.26% 10
Staffordshire +19 57 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Coventry -15 44 £44,000 +4.76% 2
Warwickshire -12 36 £40,000 -3.03% 2
Shropshire +7 31 £71,500 +70.24% 2
Solihull -1 18 £45,000 - 4
Wolverhampton +5 10 £41,500 +107.50%
Worcestershire -5 5 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Walsall 0 4 £40,000 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £45,000 - 1
Herefordshire -8 1 - -
West Bromwich -11 1 £53,500 +33.75%
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 156 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (29.02%) Finance
3 92 (22.44%) Project Management
4 83 (20.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 82 (20.00%) SQL
6 67 (16.34%) SQL Server
7 66 (16.10%) Microsoft
8 60 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
9 56 (13.66%) ISEB
10 55 (13.41%) .NET
11 52 (12.68%) PRINCE2
12 49 (11.95%) Waterfall
13 47 (11.46%) C#
14 42 (10.24%) Degree
14 42 (10.24%) Use Case
15 40 (9.76%) Scrum
15 40 (9.76%) User Stories
16 37 (9.02%) Oracle
17 36 (8.78%) Retail
18 35 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
18 35 (8.54%) QA
19 34 (8.29%) Mentoring
19 34 (8.29%) Risk Management
20 33 (8.05%) Presales
20 33 (8.05%) User Acceptance Testing
21 32 (7.80%) TOGAF
22 31 (7.56%) Validation
22 31 (7.56%) SDLC
22 31 (7.56%) Case Management
23 29 (7.07%) Security Cleared

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 26 (6.34%) Documentum
2 20 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 13 (3.17%) Apache
4 7 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (1.71%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.98%) Amazon Alexa
6 3 (0.73%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.24%) CMS
7 1 (0.24%) DNN
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.24%) SAS
7 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (5.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (3.17%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.98%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.98%) SAP MM
2 4 (0.98%) SAP SCM
2 4 (0.98%) SAP SD
3 3 (0.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.24%) Actimize
5 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.24%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.24%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.24%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.85%) SaaS
2 8 (1.95%) GitHub
3 7 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.22%) Extranet
2 4 (0.98%) Ethernet
2 4 (0.98%) MPLS
2 4 (0.98%) VoIP
2 4 (0.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (16.34%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (5.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (2.93%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.68%) Oracle Database
5 11 (2.68%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (2.68%) Oracle9i Database
6 10 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (2.44%) DB2
7 7 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.98%) EDRMS
8 4 (0.98%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.73%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.73%) OLTP
9 3 (0.73%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.49%) Big Data
10 2 (0.49%) Electronic Patient Records
11 1 (0.24%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 23 (5.61%) Jenkins
2 20 (4.88%) Selenium
3 15 (3.66%) Maven
4 10 (2.44%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.73%) JIRA
6 2 (0.49%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.24%) Ant
7 1 (0.24%) Subversion
General
1 119 (29.02%) Finance
2 36 (8.78%) Retail
3 16 (3.90%) Marketing
4 13 (3.17%) Banking
5 12 (2.93%) Legal
6 7 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.46%) Law
8 5 (1.22%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.73%) Advertising
9 3 (0.73%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.49%) International Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 220 (53.66%) Analyst
2 189 (46.10%) Business Analyst
3 45 (10.98%) Developer
4 43 (10.49%) Consultant
5 41 (10.00%) Architect
6 33 (8.05%) Project Manager
7 28 (6.83%) Business IT Analyst
7 28 (6.83%) IT Analyst
7 28 (6.83%) IT Business Analyst
8 23 (5.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 23 (5.61%) Implementation Consultant
9 20 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
10 19 (4.63%) Software Analyst
10 19 (4.63%) SQL BI Developer
10 19 (4.63%) SQL Developer
11 17 (4.15%) Agile Business Analyst
12 16 (3.90%) .NET Developer
13 15 (3.66%) Software Consultant
13 15 (3.66%) Software Project Manager
14 14 (3.41%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (13.41%) .NET
2 26 (6.34%) Middleware
3 25 (6.10%) ASP.NET
3 25 (6.10%) Web Services
4 24 (5.85%) REST
5 21 (5.12%) HTML
6 20 (4.88%) SOAP
7 16 (3.90%) HTML5
7 16 (3.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (3.66%) .NET Framework
8 15 (3.66%) XML
9 14 (3.41%) jQuery
10 13 (3.17%) AngularJS
11 12 (2.93%) Entity Framework
12 9 (2.20%) Classic ASP
13 4 (0.98%) WCF
14 3 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web API
15 2 (0.49%) CSS
15 2 (0.49%) XML Schema
16 1 (0.24%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 60 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.68%) Computer Science
3 10 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.44%) User Experience
4 8 (1.95%) EPoS
5 7 (1.71%) Driving Licence
6 6 (1.46%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.46%) SCADA
6 6 (1.46%) Virtual Team
7 4 (0.98%) Robotics
8 3 (0.73%) Fintech
9 2 (0.49%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.49%) BYOD
9 2 (0.49%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.49%) PMI
9 2 (0.49%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.24%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.24%) NHS
10 1 (0.24%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.93%) Windows
2 2 (0.49%) Linux
2 2 (0.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (22.44%) Project Management
3 83 (20.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (12.68%) PRINCE2
5 49 (11.95%) Waterfall
6 42 (10.24%) Use Case
7 40 (9.76%) Scrum
7 40 (9.76%) User Stories
8 35 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
9 34 (8.29%) Mentoring
9 34 (8.29%) Risk Management
10 33 (8.05%) Presales
10 33 (8.05%) User Acceptance Testing
11 32 (7.80%) TOGAF
12 31 (7.56%) Case Management
12 31 (7.56%) SDLC
12 31 (7.56%) Validation
13 28 (6.83%) BPMN
13 28 (6.83%) IT Strategy
13 28 (6.83%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 82 (20.00%) SQL
2 47 (11.46%) C#
3 22 (5.37%) T-SQL
4 11 (2.68%) PL/SQL
5 9 (2.20%) Java
6 7 (1.71%) ABAP
6 7 (1.71%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.22%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.98%) VBA
9 2 (0.49%) VBScript
10 1 (0.24%) X++
Qualifications
1 56 (13.66%) ISEB
2 42 (10.24%) Degree
3 29 (7.07%) Security Cleared
4 13 (3.17%) IIBA
5 9 (2.20%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.46%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.49%) PhD
7 2 (0.49%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.24%) CBAP
8 1 (0.24%) CISA
8 1 (0.24%) CISM
8 1 (0.24%) CISSP
8 1 (0.24%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.24%) PMP
8 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.54%) QA
2 21 (5.12%) SLA
3 19 (4.63%) Disclosure Scotland
4 16 (3.90%) PMO
5 4 (0.98%) COBIT
6 3 (0.73%) GDPR
6 3 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 20 (4.88%) Puppet
2 8 (1.95%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 66 (16.10%) Microsoft
2 37 (9.02%) Oracle
3 26 (6.34%) Pega
4 19 (4.63%) EMC
5 11 (2.68%) SAP
6 5 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.98%) Cognos
7 4 (0.98%) IBM
8 2 (0.49%) iManage
8 2 (0.49%) Interwoven
9 1 (0.24%) ATG
9 1 (0.24%) Cerner
9 1 (0.24%) Demandware
9 1 (0.24%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.24%) hybris
9 1 (0.24%) IFS
9 1 (0.24%) iSOFT
9 1 (0.24%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.24%) Sage
9 1 (0.24%) ServiceNow