Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analyst
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 127 125
Rank change year-on-year -41 -2 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 17 21 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.54% 0.91% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.94% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 48 79
Cambridge median annual salary £44,000 £33,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -22.35% +7.24%
10th Percentile £38,750 £31,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,250 £45,350
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £34,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +37.68% -18.82% -5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3046 2237 2727
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 97.39% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2319 1864 2365
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst 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 in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Cambridge

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Cambridge over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Cambridge

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) SDLC
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) ERP
2 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Retail
3 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 4 (23.53%) Change Management
4 3 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Use Case
4 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
4 3 (17.65%) Logistics
4 3 (17.65%) C
4 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 3 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (11.76%) Sage
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.88%) GDPR
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Strategy
6 1 (5.88%) Sage 1000
6 1 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) BPMN
6 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.88%) JIRA
6 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.88%) Visualisation

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.88%) Sage 1000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
1 1 (5.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 3 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
1 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
1 5 (29.41%) ERP
1 5 (29.41%) SDLC
2 4 (23.53%) Change Management
3 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
3 3 (17.65%) Logistics
3 3 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Use Case
4 1 (5.88%) BPMN
4 1 (5.88%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (5.88%) Coaching
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.88%) Line Management
4 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) User Stories
4 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Sage
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle