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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 59 96 91
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 58 22 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.28% 1.40% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.44% 1.48% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 51 21 32
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,287 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
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
1684 1489 1946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.25% 95.08% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1298 1724
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 34 (36.96%) Business Analysis
2 32 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (33.70%) Project Management
4 25 (27.17%) SQL
5 19 (20.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (18.48%) PRINCE2
6 17 (18.48%) ERP
6 17 (18.48%) Degree
7 14 (15.22%) Product Management
7 14 (15.22%) VBA
7 14 (15.22%) Risk Management
7 14 (15.22%) Manufacturing
8 12 (13.04%) Scrum
8 12 (13.04%) SAP
8 12 (13.04%) RAD
8 12 (13.04%) MS Excel
9 11 (11.96%) Finance
9 11 (11.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (11.96%) Marketing
10 10 (10.87%) Ruby
10 10 (10.87%) Software Engineering
10 10 (10.87%) Ruby on Rails
10 10 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (10.87%) Open Source
10 10 (10.87%) MongoDB
10 10 (10.87%) NoSQL
10 10 (10.87%) CRM
10 10 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (10.87%) ISEB

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 5 (5.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.43%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.17%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (10.87%) MongoDB
1 10 (10.87%) NoSQL
1 10 (10.87%) MySQL
2 6 (6.52%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.43%) QlikView
4 4 (4.35%) Data Mining
4 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.26%) MS Access
6 2 (2.17%) Spotfire
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.17%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) TeamCity
1 2 (2.17%) NUnit
2 1 (1.09%) Axure RP
General
1 14 (15.22%) Manufacturing
2 11 (11.96%) Finance
2 11 (11.96%) Marketing
3 9 (9.78%) Back Office
3 9 (9.78%) Publishing
3 9 (9.78%) Retail
4 2 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Law
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
5 1 (1.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.87%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (5.43%) Visualforce
3 2 (2.17%) jQuery
3 2 (2.17%) CSS
3 2 (2.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.87%) Open Source
2 10 (10.87%) User Experience
3 9 (9.78%) Derivative
4 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.26%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.17%) Chemistry
6 2 (2.17%) Biology
6 2 (2.17%) Life Science
6 2 (2.17%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.17%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.09%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (1.09%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.09%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.96%) Business Analysis
2 32 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (33.70%) Project Management
4 19 (20.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (18.48%) PRINCE2
5 17 (18.48%) ERP
6 14 (15.22%) Product Management
6 14 (15.22%) Risk Management
7 12 (13.04%) Scrum
7 12 (13.04%) RAD
8 11 (11.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (10.87%) Software Engineering
9 10 (10.87%) CRM
9 10 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (8.70%) Data Analysis
10 8 (8.70%) Data Modelling
10 8 (8.70%) ITIL
11 7 (7.61%) E-Commerce
11 7 (7.61%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (7.61%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.17%) SQL
2 14 (15.22%) VBA
3 10 (10.87%) Ruby
4 5 (5.43%) Apex Code
5 3 (3.26%) SOQL
6 2 (2.17%) C#
6 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (18.48%) Degree
2 10 (10.87%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.70%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.26%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (13.04%) SAP
2 9 (9.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.43%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.17%) Cognos
4 2 (2.17%) Epicor
4 2 (2.17%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle
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