The table below looks at the statistics for IIBA in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IIBA over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
Rank 876 850 847
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -3
Permanent jobs citing IIBA 21 40 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.037% 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.068% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 30
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £45,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,250 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +5.26%

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
31098 29633 32739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.77% 27.06% 28.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24921 23376 27486
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IIBA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IIBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IIBA
Salary Trend

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

IIBA Salary Trend in the UK

IIBA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IIBA over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

IIBA Salary Histogram in the UK

IIBA
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IIBA within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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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 -21 21 £60,000 +20.00% 1
London +3 12 £62,500 +16.27%
South West - 5 £62,500 -
South East +12 4 £46,500 -34.73%
Plymouth - 4 £65,000 -
Devon - 4 £65,000 -
City of London +26 3 £52,500 +16.66%
Docklands, London - 3 - -
Surrey - 2 £46,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £60,000 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £60,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £37,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 1 - -

IIBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing IIBA 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 IIBA.

1 60 (74.07%) Business Analysis
1 60 (74.07%) ISEB
2 58 (71.60%) Finance
3 36 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (34.57%) Degree
5 23 (28.40%) Data Modelling
6 21 (25.93%) UML
7 19 (23.46%) PRINCE2
7 19 (23.46%) Scrum
7 19 (23.46%) CBAP
8 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (16.05%) Banking
9 13 (16.05%) Mentoring
10 12 (14.81%) Project Management
10 12 (14.81%) SQL
11 11 (13.58%) Logical Data Model
11 11 (13.58%) Waterfall
11 11 (13.58%) Use Case
12 10 (12.35%) BPMN
12 10 (12.35%) Six Sigma
12 10 (12.35%) Computer Science
13 9 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (11.11%) TOGAF
13 9 (11.11%) Data Analysis
13 9 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
14 8 (9.88%) Change Management
15 7 (8.64%) TDD
15 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (8.64%) Physical Data Model
15 7 (8.64%) Coaching

IIBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing IIBA 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 IIBA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.70%) CMS
1 3 (3.70%) Alfresco
1 3 (3.70%) Confluence
2 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Visio
1 3 (3.70%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.23%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) LucidChart
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) OLAP
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) JIRA
2 5 (6.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (3.70%) Axure RP
General
1 58 (71.60%) Finance
2 13 (16.05%) Banking
3 7 (8.64%) Corporate Banking
4 5 (6.17%) Publishing
5 4 (4.94%) Retail
6 3 (3.70%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.47%) General Ledger
7 2 (2.47%) Local Government
7 2 (2.47%) Games
7 2 (2.47%) Back Office
7 2 (2.47%) Law
7 2 (2.47%) Legal
8 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.23%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 72 (88.89%) Business Analyst
1 72 (88.89%) Analyst
2 10 (12.35%) Senior Business Analyst
2 10 (12.35%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (12.35%) Banking Business Analyst
2 10 (12.35%) Lead Business Analyst
3 9 (11.11%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 6 (7.41%) Technical Business Analyst
4 6 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (7.41%) Trainer
5 4 (4.94%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (3.70%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 3 (3.70%) Project Analyst
6 3 (3.70%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (2.47%) Data Analyst
7 2 (2.47%) Data Migration Analyst
7 2 (2.47%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (1.23%) Business Analysis Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.35%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.64%) User Experience
3 7 (8.64%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.70%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.70%) Social Media
4 3 (3.70%) PMI
5 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.47%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.23%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (74.07%) Business Analysis
2 36 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (28.40%) Data Modelling
4 21 (25.93%) UML
5 19 (23.46%) PRINCE2
5 19 (23.46%) Scrum
6 13 (16.05%) Mentoring
7 12 (14.81%) Project Management
8 11 (13.58%) Use Case
8 11 (13.58%) Waterfall
8 11 (13.58%) Logical Data Model
9 10 (12.35%) BPMN
9 10 (12.35%) Six Sigma
10 9 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (11.11%) TOGAF
10 9 (11.11%) Data Analysis
10 9 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 8 (9.88%) Change Management
12 7 (8.64%) TDD
12 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.81%) SQL
2 1 (1.23%) VBA
2 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 60 (74.07%) ISEB
2 28 (34.57%) Degree
3 19 (23.46%) CBAP
4 3 (3.70%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.47%) ACCA
5 2 (2.47%) CIMA
5 2 (2.47%) MBA
5 2 (2.47%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) WAI
Vendors
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle
2 2 (2.47%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (2.47%) SAP
2 2 (2.47%) CODA
2 2 (2.47%) Sage
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.23%) Misys
3 1 (1.23%) Cognizant