The table below looks at the statistics for CBAP in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CBAP over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
Rank 872 836 851
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +15
Permanent jobs citing CBAP 20 60 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.054% 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.068% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 19 58 26
Average salary £55,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.06% +8.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29511 30422 30375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.43% 27.17% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 23175 24158 24577
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CBAP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CBAP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CBAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CBAP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CBAP within the UK.

CBAP Salary Trend in the UK

CBAP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CBAP over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 within the UK.

CBAP Salary Histogram in the UK

CBAP
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CBAP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -29 20 £55,000 +25.00% 2
East Midlands - 11 £42,000 -
Northamptonshire - 11 £42,000 -
Northampton - 10 £42,000 -
London +29 9 £65,000 +23.80% 1
City of London +9 1 £57,500 -

CBAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing CBAP also 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 that cited CBAP.

1 83 (83.00%) Business Analysis
2 66 (66.00%) ISEB
3 64 (64.00%) Finance
4 44 (44.00%) Change Management
5 41 (41.00%) MS Visio
6 38 (38.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 37 (37.00%) Financial Analysis
7 37 (37.00%) Management Information System
8 26 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (18.00%) Banking
10 18 (18.00%) Waterfall
11 14 (14.00%) IIBA
12 13 (13.00%) Degree
13 11 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (10.00%) Data Modelling
15 7 (7.00%) Use Case
15 7 (7.00%) BPMN
16 6 (6.00%) SQL
16 6 (6.00%) PRINCE2
16 6 (6.00%) UML
16 6 (6.00%) Retail Banking
16 6 (6.00%) Retail
16 6 (6.00%) Scrum
17 5 (5.00%) Six Sigma
17 5 (5.00%) Line Management
18 4 (4.00%) User Experience
18 4 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
18 4 (4.00%) User Stories
18 4 (4.00%) Microsoft

CBAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing CBAP also 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 that cited CBAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 41 (41.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.00%) MS Office
2 4 (4.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Loan IQ
2 1 (1.00%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.00%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.00%) JIRA
General
1 64 (64.00%) Finance
2 18 (18.00%) Banking
3 6 (6.00%) Retail
3 6 (6.00%) Retail Banking
4 4 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.00%) Legal
5 3 (3.00%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.00%) Marketing
6 2 (2.00%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (1.00%) Publishing
7 1 (1.00%) Games
7 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 97 (97.00%) Business Analyst
1 97 (97.00%) Analyst
2 10 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 4 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 4 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (3.00%) Consultant
4 3 (3.00%) Project Analyst
4 3 (3.00%) Banking Business Analyst
4 3 (3.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 3 (3.00%) Principal Business Analyst
4 3 (3.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (2.00%) Payments Business Analyst
5 2 (2.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (1.00%) Process Analyst
6 1 (1.00%) Business Design Analyst
6 1 (1.00%) Senior Business Design Analyst
6 1 (1.00%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (1.00%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (1.00%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) Web Services
1 3 (3.00%) XML
2 2 (2.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 37 (37.00%) Management Information System
2 11 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.00%) PMI
3 4 (4.00%) User Experience
4 3 (3.00%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.00%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.00%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.00%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.00%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (83.00%) Business Analysis
2 44 (44.00%) Change Management
3 38 (38.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 37 (37.00%) Financial Analysis
5 26 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (18.00%) Waterfall
8 10 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 7 (7.00%) Use Case
9 7 (7.00%) BPMN
10 6 (6.00%) Scrum
10 6 (6.00%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.00%) UML
11 5 (5.00%) Six Sigma
11 5 (5.00%) Line Management
12 4 (4.00%) User Stories
12 4 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
12 4 (4.00%) Risk Management
12 4 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
12 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (66.00%) ISEB
2 14 (14.00%) IIBA
3 13 (13.00%) Degree
4 4 (4.00%) PMI Certification
4 4 (4.00%) MBA
5 1 (1.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.00%) Misys
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle
2 2 (2.00%) SAP
3 1 (1.00%) Sage
3 1 (1.00%) Northgate