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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 70 66 79
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 44 44 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.57% 2.99% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 3.10% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 40 36 36
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,084 £27,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1629 1419 1782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.04% 96.40% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1288 1144 1501
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,367 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 29 December 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 45 (43.27%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (33.65%) Business Analysis
3 34 (32.69%) SQL
4 31 (29.81%) Project Management
5 24 (23.08%) ERP
5 24 (23.08%) Degree
6 21 (20.19%) CRM
7 20 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (18.27%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (15.38%) Data Analysis
9 16 (15.38%) Product Management
10 15 (14.42%) Retail
11 14 (13.46%) Analytics
11 14 (13.46%) Software Engineering
12 13 (12.50%) Ruby
12 13 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
12 13 (12.50%) Marketing
12 13 (12.50%) User Experience
12 13 (12.50%) MongoDB
12 13 (12.50%) NoSQL
12 13 (12.50%) Open Source
12 13 (12.50%) Risk Management
12 13 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (12.50%) MS Visio
12 13 (12.50%) MySQL
12 13 (12.50%) Algorithms
13 12 (11.54%) PRINCE2
13 12 (11.54%) Scrum
13 12 (11.54%) Finance

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 12 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (7.69%) MS Project
4 6 (5.77%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.96%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.54%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.50%) MySQL
1 13 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 13 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 13 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 6 (5.77%) QlikView
3 5 (4.81%) SAP BI
4 4 (3.85%) Data Mining
5 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.88%) Spotfire
5 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.88%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.88%) MS Access
6 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (14.42%) Retail
2 13 (12.50%) Marketing
3 12 (11.54%) Publishing
3 12 (11.54%) Finance
4 11 (10.58%) Manufacturing
5 8 (7.69%) Back Office
6 3 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 9 (8.65%) Visualforce
3 1 (0.96%) .NET
3 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 13 (12.50%) Open Source
2 13 (12.50%) User Experience
3 11 (10.58%) Data Structures
4 9 (8.65%) Derivative
5 8 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 7 (6.73%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.85%) Statistics
8 2 (1.92%) Life Science
8 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.96%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.96%) Chemistry
9 1 (0.96%) Biology
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (43.27%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (33.65%) Business Analysis
3 31 (29.81%) Project Management
4 24 (23.08%) ERP
5 21 (20.19%) CRM
6 19 (18.27%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (15.38%) Data Analysis
7 16 (15.38%) Product Management
8 14 (13.46%) Analytics
8 14 (13.46%) Software Engineering
9 13 (12.50%) Risk Management
10 12 (11.54%) PRINCE2
10 12 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (11.54%) Scrum
10 12 (11.54%) Waterfall
11 11 (10.58%) V-Model
11 11 (10.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (10.58%) UML
11 11 (10.58%) Data Modelling
12 10 (9.62%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 34 (32.69%) SQL
2 13 (12.50%) Ruby
3 11 (10.58%) VBA
4 9 (8.65%) Apex Code
5 3 (2.88%) SOQL
6 1 (0.96%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (23.08%) Degree
2 8 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 16 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (7.69%) SAP
3 6 (5.77%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.81%) Cognos
5 4 (3.85%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle
7 1 (0.96%) Epicor