Period
to 21 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £56,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

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

Business Analyst
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 147 151 121
Rank change year-on-year +4 -30 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 36 66 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.17% 1.52% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.57% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 34 47 89
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.73% +59.42% -8.00%
10th Percentile £31,325 £37,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,000 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.63% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 2,980 4,212 3,224
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.88% 97.12% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2,168 3,152 2,616
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.21% +5.56% +3.15%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Business Analyst
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 21 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +44 31 £56,500 +31.40% 4
Peterborough -49 4 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Business Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 30 (83.33%) Project Management
2 27 (75.00%) Business Analysis
3 24 (66.67%) Scrum
3 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (63.89%) Finance
5 19 (52.78%) Business Process Modelling
5 19 (52.78%) Workshop Facilitation
5 19 (52.78%) Change Management
6 18 (50.00%) UML
6 18 (50.00%) Advertising
6 18 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (50.00%) ISEB
6 18 (50.00%) Telecoms
6 18 (50.00%) Retail
6 18 (50.00%) SDLC
6 18 (50.00%) Use Case
6 18 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (50.00%) BPMN
6 18 (50.00%) FMCG
6 18 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 18 (50.00%) User Stories
7 6 (16.67%) Machine Learning
7 6 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (11.11%) Marketing
8 4 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (8.33%) Process Management
10 2 (5.56%) Six Sigma
10 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (63.89%) Finance
2 18 (50.00%) Advertising
2 18 (50.00%) Retail
2 18 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (11.11%) Marketing
4 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (50.00%) FMCG
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Project Management
2 27 (75.00%) Business Analysis
3 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (66.67%) Scrum
4 19 (52.78%) Business Process Modelling
4 19 (52.78%) Change Management
4 19 (52.78%) Workshop Facilitation
5 18 (50.00%) BPMN
5 18 (50.00%) SDLC
5 18 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (50.00%) UML
5 18 (50.00%) Use Case
5 18 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (50.00%) User Stories
5 18 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (16.67%) Machine Learning
7 4 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (8.33%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C#
1 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft