Period
to 17 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 55 48
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 204 243 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.82% 4.46% 5.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.95% 4.61% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 184 171 295
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £31,825 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,077 £55,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,500 £43,250 £44,500
% change year-on-year +2.89% -2.81% +4.71%

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 4,122 5,272 6,369
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.42% 96.80% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3,427 4,362 5,377
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +28 174 £47,500 +5.56% 16
Bradford +21 22 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Huddersfield +5 1 £42,500 -
Wetherby -9 1 £45,000 +55.17% 1
Wakefield -27 1 - -
Batley - 1 £37,500 -
Business Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 138 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (38.24%) User Stories
3 66 (32.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 64 (31.37%) Workshop Facilitation
5 61 (29.90%) Business Analysis
6 56 (27.45%) SDLC
7 54 (26.47%) Finance
8 43 (21.08%) Analytical Skills
9 40 (19.61%) UML
10 39 (19.12%) Problem-Solving
11 36 (17.65%) Software Delivery
12 33 (16.18%) Microsoft
13 31 (15.20%) Microsoft Office
13 31 (15.20%) Data Modelling
14 30 (14.71%) Project Management
15 28 (13.73%) Sprint Planning
16 27 (13.24%) Waterfall
16 27 (13.24%) Process Improvement
17 26 (12.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 26 (12.75%) Microsoft Excel
18 24 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
19 23 (11.27%) Mentoring
20 22 (10.78%) Degree
21 21 (10.29%) BPMN
22 20 (9.80%) Use Case
22 20 (9.80%) Swim Lanes
23 18 (8.82%) Acceptance Criteria
23 18 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
24 16 (7.84%) Change Management
25 15 (7.35%) Scrum

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 8 (3.92%) Confluence
2 5 (2.45%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (15.20%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (12.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (12.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (6.86%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.94%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.47%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.98%) SAP QM
3 1 (0.49%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.49%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) Azure
2 1 (0.49%) Fastly
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.49%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (6.37%) JIRA
2 4 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 54 (26.47%) Finance
2 15 (7.35%) Banking
2 15 (7.35%) Retail
3 11 (5.39%) Public Sector
4 8 (3.92%) Retail Finance
5 7 (3.43%) Marketing
5 7 (3.43%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.94%) Advertising
7 4 (1.96%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.47%) Electronics
8 3 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.98%) Gherkin
2 1 (0.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 43 (21.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (2.45%) User Experience
3 4 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.96%) NHS
4 2 (0.98%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Analytical Mindset
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (38.24%) User Stories
3 66 (32.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 64 (31.37%) Workshop Facilitation
5 61 (29.90%) Business Analysis
6 56 (27.45%) SDLC
7 40 (19.61%) UML
8 39 (19.12%) Problem-Solving
9 36 (17.65%) Software Delivery
10 31 (15.20%) Data Modelling
11 30 (14.71%) Project Management
12 28 (13.73%) Sprint Planning
13 27 (13.24%) Process Improvement
13 27 (13.24%) Waterfall
14 24 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
15 23 (11.27%) Mentoring
16 21 (10.29%) BPMN
17 20 (9.80%) Swim Lanes
17 20 (9.80%) Use Case
18 18 (8.82%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (0.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (10.78%) Degree
2 6 (2.94%) ISEB
3 5 (2.45%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.98%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) ISO 20022
2 1 (0.49%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 33 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.41%) SAP
3 5 (2.45%) IBM
3 5 (2.45%) Oracle
3 5 (2.45%) TIBCO
4 3 (1.47%) Sparx
5 2 (0.98%) Unisys
6 1 (0.49%) Concur
6 1 (0.49%) Sun