The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CBAP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 802 908 957
Rank change year-on-year +106 +49  
Permanent jobs citing CBAP 56 46 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.044% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.16% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 49 42 20
Median salary £65,500 £43,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.32% -21.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £41,050
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £35,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +85.71% -16.66%  

CBAP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21097 28876 29768
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.76% 27.77% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 16613 23156 23363
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CBAP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CBAP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CBAP in the UK

CBAP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for CBAP in the UK

CBAP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CBAP over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CBAP in the UK

CBAP
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CBAP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +122 52 £67,500 +50.00% 1
London +84 34 £66,500 +23.14%
East of England +29 14 £82,500 +86.44%
Essex - 11 £82,500 -
City of London - 10 £66,500 -
Brentwood - 7 £70,000 -
South Wales +10 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Cardiff +5 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Wales +5 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Newport -1 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Letchworth - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Leeds - 2 £43,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £43,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £43,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £70,000 -
South East - 1 £55,000 - 1
South West - 1 £70,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
Swindon - 1 £70,000 -
Bicester - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing CBAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CBAP.

1 80 (90.91%) Business Analysis
2 61 (69.32%) IIBA
3 45 (51.14%) ISEB
4 41 (46.59%) Finance
5 37 (42.05%) Degree
6 30 (34.09%) Use Case
6 30 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (29.55%) Project Management
7 26 (29.55%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (27.27%) Waterfall
9 23 (26.14%) UML
9 23 (26.14%) Law
10 21 (23.86%) Microsoft
11 18 (20.45%) PRINCE2
11 18 (20.45%) Requirements Management
12 17 (19.32%) Legal
12 17 (19.32%) MS Visio
12 17 (19.32%) Data Modelling
13 14 (15.91%) Change Management
14 13 (14.77%) Wealth Management
14 13 (14.77%) BPMN
14 13 (14.77%) Virtual Team
15 12 (13.64%) User Experience
15 12 (13.64%) User Stories
15 12 (13.64%) Test Scripting
16 11 (12.50%) SDLC
16 11 (12.50%) MS Excel
16 11 (12.50%) Data Flow Diagram
16 11 (12.50%) Creative Problem-Solving
17 10 (11.36%) JIRA

CBAP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (10.23%) Confluence
2 1 (1.14%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 17 (19.32%) MS Visio
2 11 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 9 (10.23%) MS Project
4 5 (5.68%) MS Office
5 4 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) Big Data
2 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) JIRA
General
1 41 (46.59%) Finance
2 23 (26.14%) Law
3 17 (19.32%) Legal
4 8 (9.09%) Advertising
5 7 (7.95%) Games
6 6 (6.82%) Retail
7 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.27%) Banking
8 2 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 82 (93.18%) Analyst
2 81 (92.05%) Business Analyst
3 15 (17.05%) Software Analyst
4 13 (14.77%) Lead Business Analyst
4 13 (14.77%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
5 11 (12.50%) Legal Analyst
5 11 (12.50%) Service Analyst
6 8 (9.09%) Finance Business Analyst
6 8 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
7 7 (7.95%) Agile Business Analyst
7 7 (7.95%) Financial Business Analyst
7 7 (7.95%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Business Manager
8 5 (5.68%) Junior
8 5 (5.68%) Junior Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Junior Business Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Payments Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Payments Business Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Product Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Product Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.09%) .NET
1 8 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.41%) Web Services
2 3 (3.41%) XML
3 1 (1.14%) Kafka
3 1 (1.14%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (29.55%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.77%) Virtual Team
3 12 (13.64%) User Experience
4 9 (10.23%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.55%) Fintech
6 3 (3.41%) Mainframe
6 3 (3.41%) PMI
7 1 (1.14%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (90.91%) Business Analysis
2 30 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (34.09%) Use Case
3 26 (29.55%) Project Management
4 24 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 23 (26.14%) UML
6 18 (20.45%) PRINCE2
6 18 (20.45%) Requirements Management
7 17 (19.32%) Data Modelling
8 14 (15.91%) Change Management
9 13 (14.77%) BPMN
9 13 (14.77%) Wealth Management
10 12 (13.64%) Test Scripting
10 12 (13.64%) User Stories
11 11 (12.50%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 11 (12.50%) Data Flow Diagram
11 11 (12.50%) SDLC
12 9 (10.23%) Business Process Modelling
12 9 (10.23%) Domain Models
12 9 (10.23%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.95%) SQL
2 3 (3.41%) Python
2 3 (3.41%) R
Qualifications
1 61 (69.32%) IIBA
2 45 (51.14%) ISEB
3 37 (42.05%) Degree
4 3 (3.41%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) PMO
2 3 (3.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.14%) HDFS
Vendors
1 21 (23.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.41%) Cisco
2 3 (3.41%) VMware
3 1 (1.14%) SAP
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