Period
to 21 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analyst
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 46 61
Rank change year-on-year -9 +15 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 245 362 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.46% 5.29% 4.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.61% 5.43% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 174 302 293
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,800 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £59,250 £55,000 £51,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 5,320 6,666 7,479
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.94% 97.47% 98.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4,404 5,633 6,457
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,303 £61,250 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in West Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Business Analyst in West Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in West Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Leeds -15 170 £45,000 +5.88% 20
Wakefield +2 28 £42,250 -1.17%
Bradford +22 20 £42,500 - 4
Halifax -10 9 £50,000 - 1
Ilkley - 8 £40,000 -
Wetherby -6 2 £29,000 -6.45%
Keighley - 1 £40,000 -
Business Analyst
Yorkshire

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT 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 Yorkshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 183 (74.69%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (32.24%) User Stories
3 77 (31.43%) SDLC
4 67 (27.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 66 (26.94%) Business Analysis
6 65 (26.53%) Finance
7 52 (21.22%) Scrum
8 46 (18.78%) Software Delivery
9 43 (17.55%) Workshop Facilitation
10 30 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
11 29 (11.84%) Mentoring
11 29 (11.84%) Process Improvement
12 28 (11.43%) MS Visio
13 27 (11.02%) Retail
13 27 (11.02%) Waterfall
14 26 (10.61%) UML
15 25 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
16 24 (9.80%) Business Process Modelling
17 23 (9.39%) Microsoft
18 22 (8.98%) User Experience
19 20 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
20 19 (7.76%) Confluence
20 19 (7.76%) Data Modelling
20 19 (7.76%) Banking
20 19 (7.76%) JIRA
21 18 (7.35%) Adobe
21 18 (7.35%) Photoshop
21 18 (7.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
21 18 (7.35%) Axure RP
21 18 (7.35%) Greenfield Project

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 19 (7.76%) Confluence
2 1 (0.41%) CMS
2 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (11.43%) MS Visio
2 18 (7.35%) Photoshop
3 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.82%) Exchequer
2 2 (0.82%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.82%) SAP MM
2 2 (0.82%) SAP PM
2 2 (0.82%) SAP QM
2 2 (0.82%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.82%) Internet
2 1 (0.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (0.82%) Power BI
2 1 (0.41%) QlikView
2 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (7.76%) JIRA
2 18 (7.35%) Axure RP
2 18 (7.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 65 (26.53%) Finance
2 27 (11.02%) Retail
3 19 (7.76%) Banking
4 8 (3.27%) Retail Banking
5 7 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.63%) Retail Finance
7 3 (1.22%) Marketing
8 2 (0.82%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
9 1 (0.41%) Billing
9 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.41%) Law
9 1 (0.41%) Local Government
9 1 (0.41%) Military
9 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.04%) XML
2 2 (0.82%) Node.js
3 1 (0.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.98%) User Experience
3 18 (7.35%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (6.94%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.86%) e-Learning
6 5 (2.04%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.82%) Fintech
8 2 (0.82%) NHS
9 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.41%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.41%) PMI
9 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (74.69%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (32.24%) User Stories
3 77 (31.43%) SDLC
4 67 (27.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 66 (26.94%) Business Analysis
6 52 (21.22%) Scrum
7 46 (18.78%) Software Delivery
8 43 (17.55%) Workshop Facilitation
9 29 (11.84%) Mentoring
9 29 (11.84%) Process Improvement
10 27 (11.02%) Waterfall
11 26 (10.61%) UML
12 25 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
13 24 (9.80%) Business Process Modelling
14 20 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (7.76%) Data Modelling
16 17 (6.94%) BPMN
17 16 (6.53%) Coaching
17 16 (6.53%) Continuous Improvement
18 14 (5.71%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.12%) SQL
2 6 (2.45%) Java
3 4 (1.63%) C#
4 3 (1.22%) PHP
4 3 (1.22%) Python
5 2 (0.82%) C
5 2 (0.82%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (4.90%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.08%) ISEB
3 6 (2.45%) Degree
4 5 (2.04%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.63%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.22%) CBAP
6 3 (1.22%) PMP
6 3 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.82%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.86%) GDPR
2 2 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.41%) PMO
3 1 (0.41%) PSD2
3 1 (0.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (9.39%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.35%) Adobe
3 7 (2.86%) Oracle
4 6 (2.45%) SAP
5 3 (1.22%) Google
5 3 (1.22%) Sage
5 3 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.41%) Tableau
6 1 (0.41%) Twitter
6 1 (0.41%) Unisys
6 1 (0.41%) Workday
6 1 (0.41%) Xerox