Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 60 57
Rank change year-on-year +14 -3 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 364 327 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.32% 4.26% 5.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.46% 4.34% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 303 297 443
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 6669 7533 8926
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.41% 98.09% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5628 6507 7212
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,725 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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
Leeds +20 264 £42,500 - 26
Bradford -8 23 £42,500 +1.19% 3
Halifax +36 22 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Wakefield +13 16 £42,750 +31.54% 2
Huddersfield +2 9 £47,000 -1.05% 1
Cleckheaton - 7 £42,500 -
Bingley -10 4 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Brighouse +1 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Wetherby - 1 £31,000 -
Business Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 223 (61.26%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 146 (40.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 119 (32.69%) Finance
5 71 (19.51%) SDLC
6 65 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
7 63 (17.31%) User Stories
8 53 (14.56%) Software Delivery
9 51 (14.01%) Waterfall
10 46 (12.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 43 (11.81%) Scrum
12 37 (10.16%) Project Management
12 37 (10.16%) Greenfield Project
13 29 (7.97%) Microsoft
13 29 (7.97%) Presales
13 29 (7.97%) Mentoring
14 28 (7.69%) Retail
15 23 (6.32%) ISEB
16 22 (6.04%) SQL
16 22 (6.04%) ERP
16 22 (6.04%) QA
17 21 (5.77%) Coaching
17 21 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
17 21 (5.77%) SAP
18 20 (5.49%) Process Improvement
18 20 (5.49%) Requirements Analysis
19 19 (5.22%) Mobile App
20 18 (4.95%) Business Transformation
20 18 (4.95%) JIRA
20 18 (4.95%) Data Management

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 17 (4.67%) Confluence
2 5 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.55%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.12%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (4.12%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (3.57%) SAP SD
3 4 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.10%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.55%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.37%) Office 365
2 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (0.55%) SQL Server
1 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.27%) MS Access
2 1 (0.27%) Power BI
2 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (4.95%) JIRA
2 3 (0.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 119 (32.69%) Finance
2 28 (7.69%) Retail
3 17 (4.67%) Banking
3 17 (4.67%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.47%) General Ledger
5 6 (1.65%) Marketing
6 5 (1.37%) Legal
7 4 (1.10%) Billing
7 4 (1.10%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.82%) Law
8 3 (0.82%) Local Government
9 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.55%) French Language
9 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.27%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.65%) .NET
2 4 (1.10%) XML
3 3 (0.82%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (0.55%) JSON
5 1 (0.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 65 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (10.16%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (5.22%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.37%) User Experience
5 4 (1.10%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.10%) Reinsurance
6 3 (0.82%) Fintech
7 2 (0.55%) CMDB
7 2 (0.55%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.27%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.27%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.27%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.27%) FMCG
8 1 (0.27%) NHS
8 1 (0.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (61.26%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 146 (40.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 71 (19.51%) SDLC
5 63 (17.31%) User Stories
6 53 (14.56%) Software Delivery
7 51 (14.01%) Waterfall
8 46 (12.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 43 (11.81%) Scrum
10 37 (10.16%) Project Management
11 29 (7.97%) Mentoring
11 29 (7.97%) Presales
12 22 (6.04%) ERP
13 21 (5.77%) Coaching
14 20 (5.49%) Process Improvement
14 20 (5.49%) Requirements Analysis
15 18 (4.95%) Business Transformation
15 18 (4.95%) Data Management
16 17 (4.67%) Data Analysis
16 17 (4.67%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.04%) SQL
2 9 (2.47%) C#
3 5 (1.37%) Java
4 3 (0.82%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.82%) PHP
5 2 (0.55%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.27%) C
6 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.27%) VB
6 1 (0.27%) VBA
6 1 (0.27%) X++
Qualifications
1 23 (6.32%) ISEB
2 15 (4.12%) Degree
3 3 (0.82%) PMI Certification
3 3 (0.82%) PMP
4 2 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.55%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.04%) QA
2 3 (0.82%) GDPR
2 3 (0.82%) PMO
3 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (7.97%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.77%) SAP
3 7 (1.92%) Oracle
4 3 (0.82%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.27%) hybris
5 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com