The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 74 58 83
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 41 58 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.58% 3.91% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 4.09% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 34 53 34
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £35,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Business Analyst
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1528 1418 1734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.22% 95.62% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1221 1234 1493
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Cambridge

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 35 (40.70%) Business Analysis
2 32 (37.21%) SQL
3 28 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (26.74%) Project Management
5 20 (23.26%) Data Structures
6 19 (22.09%) Degree
7 18 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (20.93%) Finance
7 18 (20.93%) ERP
8 16 (18.60%) Force.com
8 16 (18.60%) Analytics
8 16 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (16.28%) Retail
9 14 (16.28%) CRM
10 13 (15.12%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (13.95%) Data Analysis
11 12 (13.95%) Waterfall
11 12 (13.95%) UML
12 11 (12.79%) Migration
12 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (12.79%) V-Model
12 11 (12.79%) Visualforce
12 11 (12.79%) Apex Code
13 10 (11.63%) Data Migration
13 10 (11.63%) Marketing
13 10 (11.63%) MS Visio
14 9 (10.47%) Data Modelling
14 9 (10.47%) SAP
14 9 (10.47%) Scrum
15 8 (9.30%) Process Improvement

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.33%) SAS
2 1 (1.16%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 10 (11.63%) MS Visio
2 8 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (9.30%) MS Project
3 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.60%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) MySQL
1 5 (5.81%) Data Mining
1 5 (5.81%) SAP BI
1 5 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (5.81%) MongoDB
1 5 (5.81%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.65%) QlikView
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.49%) Spotfire
3 3 (3.49%) MS Access
4 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.33%) Text Mining
5 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (20.93%) Finance
2 14 (16.28%) Retail
3 10 (11.63%) Marketing
4 5 (5.81%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.81%) Publishing
5 2 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.33%) Front Office
6 1 (1.16%) Back Office
6 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.16%) Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) Visualforce
2 5 (5.81%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (2.33%) .NET
3 2 (2.33%) XML
3 2 (2.33%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.26%) Data Structures
2 16 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.14%) Algorithms
3 7 (8.14%) Mathematics
4 6 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.98%) Statistics
5 5 (5.81%) Derivative
5 5 (5.81%) Open Source
5 5 (5.81%) User Experience
6 1 (1.16%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.70%) Business Analysis
2 28 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (26.74%) Project Management
4 18 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (20.93%) ERP
5 16 (18.60%) Analytics
6 14 (16.28%) CRM
7 12 (13.95%) UML
7 12 (13.95%) Data Analysis
7 12 (13.95%) Waterfall
8 11 (12.79%) V-Model
8 11 (12.79%) Migration
8 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (11.63%) Data Migration
10 9 (10.47%) Scrum
10 9 (10.47%) Data Modelling
11 8 (9.30%) GAP Analysis
11 8 (9.30%) BPR
11 8 (9.30%) Data Mapping
11 8 (9.30%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (37.21%) SQL
2 11 (12.79%) Apex Code
3 7 (8.14%) SOQL
3 7 (8.14%) VBA
4 5 (5.81%) Ruby
5 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.33%) Python
5 2 (2.33%) MATLAB
5 2 (2.33%) R
6 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (22.09%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) ISEB
3 2 (2.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 13 (15.12%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (10.47%) SAP
3 5 (5.81%) Cognos
3 5 (5.81%) Oracle
4 4 (4.65%) Business Objects
5 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago