The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 79 86
Rank change year-on-year -24 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 5 34 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.40% 2.29% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 2.35% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5 29 24
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1187 1445 1437
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.42% 97.31% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 879 1130 1185
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 29 March 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 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) Finance
3 10 (52.63%) PRINCE2
4 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (42.11%) ITIL
5 8 (42.11%) Workflow
5 8 (42.11%) .NET
5 8 (42.11%) UML
5 8 (42.11%) RUP
5 8 (42.11%) ERP
6 7 (36.84%) Virtual Team
7 5 (26.32%) User Stories
7 5 (26.32%) SDLC
7 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
7 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 5 (26.32%) C#
7 5 (26.32%) HTML
7 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 5 (26.32%) TDD
8 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
8 4 (21.05%) Domain Models
9 3 (15.79%) Degree
9 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
10 2 (10.53%) QA
10 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
10 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
10 2 (10.53%) Microsoft

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 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.26%) Smallworld
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Billing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Fintech
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) PRINCE2
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) ERP
3 8 (42.11%) ITIL
3 8 (42.11%) RUP
3 8 (42.11%) UML
3 8 (42.11%) Workflow
4 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (26.32%) SDLC
4 5 (26.32%) TDD
4 5 (26.32%) User Stories
5 4 (21.05%) Domain Models
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) Change Management
7 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
7 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.26%) webMethods
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Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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