Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 32 51
Rank change year-on-year -24 +19 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 215 427 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.47% 6.41% 4.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.60% 6.56% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 161 370 332
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £51,700
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 4,678 6,507 7,168
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.26% 97.63% 97.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3,930 5,535 6,193
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,136 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.50% +1.19% +2.44%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 -16 161 £45,000 - 21
Bradford +3 19 £43,750 -2.78% 3
Halifax +1 9 £50,000 +11.11%
Wakefield -16 9 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Ilkley - 8 £40,000 -
Business Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 153 (71.16%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (31.16%) SDLC
3 64 (29.77%) Business Analysis
4 63 (29.30%) User Stories
5 52 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 51 (23.72%) Scrum
7 46 (21.40%) Finance
8 45 (20.93%) Software Delivery
9 31 (14.42%) Workshop Facilitation
10 27 (12.56%) UML
11 26 (12.09%) Process Improvement
12 25 (11.63%) Project Management
13 24 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
14 23 (10.70%) Waterfall
15 22 (10.23%) MS Visio
16 21 (9.77%) SQL
17 20 (9.30%) JIRA
17 20 (9.30%) Confluence
17 20 (9.30%) Mentoring
17 20 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (9.30%) Business Process Modelling
18 19 (8.84%) Retail
18 19 (8.84%) Data Modelling
19 18 (8.37%) User Acceptance Testing
20 17 (7.91%) User Experience
20 17 (7.91%) BPMN
21 16 (7.44%) Business Transformation
21 16 (7.44%) Epics
21 16 (7.44%) Microsoft
22 15 (6.98%) Banking

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 20 (9.30%) Confluence
2 6 (2.79%) CMS
3 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (10.23%) MS Visio
2 11 (5.12%) Photoshop
3 5 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.79%) SAP ERP
2 4 (1.86%) SAP SD
3 3 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.40%) SAP PM
4 2 (0.93%) Exchequer
4 2 (0.93%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.93%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.93%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.47%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.47%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.47%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 20 (9.30%) JIRA
2 11 (5.12%) Axure RP
2 11 (5.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.47%) Hudson
General
1 46 (21.40%) Finance
2 19 (8.84%) Retail
3 15 (6.98%) Banking
4 7 (3.26%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.86%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.86%) Retail Finance
6 2 (0.93%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Billing
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.05%) XML
2 2 (0.93%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.91%) User Experience
3 14 (6.51%) Mobile App
4 13 (6.05%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.26%) e-Learning
6 6 (2.79%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.79%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.47%) Fintech
8 1 (0.47%) IVR
8 1 (0.47%) NHS
8 1 (0.47%) PMI
8 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (71.16%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (31.16%) SDLC
3 64 (29.77%) Business Analysis
4 63 (29.30%) User Stories
5 52 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 51 (23.72%) Scrum
7 45 (20.93%) Software Delivery
8 31 (14.42%) Workshop Facilitation
9 27 (12.56%) UML
10 26 (12.09%) Process Improvement
11 25 (11.63%) Project Management
12 24 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (10.70%) Waterfall
14 20 (9.30%) Business Process Modelling
14 20 (9.30%) Mentoring
15 19 (8.84%) Data Modelling
16 18 (8.37%) User Acceptance Testing
17 17 (7.91%) BPMN
18 16 (7.44%) Business Transformation
18 16 (7.44%) Epics
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.77%) SQL
2 4 (1.86%) C
3 2 (0.93%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.47%) C#
4 1 (0.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (6.05%) Degree
2 7 (3.26%) ISEB
3 6 (2.79%) PMI Certification
3 6 (2.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (2.33%) PMP
4 5 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.93%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.47%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.40%) PMO
2 2 (0.93%) GDPR
2 2 (0.93%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.47%) PSD2
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (7.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.12%) Adobe
3 10 (4.65%) SAP
4 4 (1.86%) Oracle
4 4 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.40%) Sage
6 1 (0.47%) Unisys
6 1 (0.47%) Workday