Period
to 19 February 2018

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 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1120 1093 1205
Rank change year-on-year -27 +112 -8
Permanent jobs citing CBAP 64 86 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.050% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 40 72 88
UK median annual salary £49,776 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.36% +25.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £34,000 £40,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £79,125 £88,925 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,250 £44,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year -11.80% +7.88% -1.79%

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 permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 41,466 44,083 58,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.62% 25.42% 27.69%
Number of salaries quoted 32,170 34,886 46,558
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CBAP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CBAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for CBAP in the UK

CBAP
Top 10 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 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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
England -22 52 £57,500 -13.21% 2
London -1 46 £50,000 -20.63% 2
UK excluding London -23 17 £39,250 -11.80%
Wales +9 9 £34,000 -15.00%
South East +12 2 £53,750 +51.41%
East of England -11 2 £65,000 -23.53%
Scotland -40 2 - -
Yorkshire +19 1 £65,000 +49.43%
North of England -8 1 £65,000 +49.43%
South West -10 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT jobs citing CBAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for CBAP.

1 56 (87.50%) Business Analysis
2 39 (60.94%) Degree
3 30 (46.88%) Finance
4 25 (39.06%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (34.38%) ISEB
6 18 (28.13%) Mentoring
7 17 (26.56%) Coaching
7 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (26.56%) Banking
7 17 (26.56%) SDLC
8 16 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (25.00%) IIBA
8 16 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 15 (23.44%) Data Protection
9 15 (23.44%) Project Management
10 14 (21.88%) Investment Banking
10 14 (21.88%) Wealth Management
10 14 (21.88%) Product Management
11 13 (20.31%) Cybersecurity
11 13 (20.31%) Retail Banking
11 13 (20.31%) Asset Management
11 13 (20.31%) CISM
11 13 (20.31%) Information Security
11 13 (20.31%) Programme Management
11 13 (20.31%) CISSP
11 13 (20.31%) SQL
11 13 (20.31%) Identity Access Management
11 13 (20.31%) Security Operations
12 11 (17.19%) Use Case
12 11 (17.19%) 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 6 (9.38%) Confluence
1 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Payment Gateway
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) JIRA
General
1 30 (46.88%) Finance
2 17 (26.56%) Banking
3 14 (21.88%) Investment Banking
4 13 (20.31%) Retail Banking
5 6 (9.38%) Publishing
5 6 (9.38%) Retail
6 5 (7.81%) Advertising
6 5 (7.81%) Games
7 3 (4.69%) German Language
7 3 (4.69%) Italian Language
7 3 (4.69%) Legal
7 3 (4.69%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.56%) Back Office
8 1 (1.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 62 (96.88%) Analyst
1 62 (96.88%) Business Analyst
2 13 (20.31%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 13 (20.31%) Security Analyst
3 11 (17.19%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (17.19%) Senior Business Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Senior Web Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Web Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Web Applications Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Web Applications Business Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Web Business Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Senior E-Commerce Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Senior E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Business Development Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Development Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Lead Business Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Project Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Project Controller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.06%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (12.50%) PMI
4 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 6 (9.38%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (7.81%) Analytical Mindset
5 5 (7.81%) User Experience
6 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (87.50%) Business Analysis
2 18 (28.13%) Mentoring
3 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (26.56%) Coaching
3 17 (26.56%) SDLC
4 15 (23.44%) Data Protection
4 15 (23.44%) Project Management
5 14 (21.88%) Product Management
5 14 (21.88%) Wealth Management
6 13 (20.31%) Asset Management
6 13 (20.31%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (20.31%) Identity Access Management
6 13 (20.31%) Information Security
6 13 (20.31%) Programme Management
6 13 (20.31%) Security Operations
7 11 (17.19%) Use Case
8 10 (15.63%) User Stories
9 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.31%) SQL
2 7 (10.94%) VBA
3 4 (6.25%) C
4 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (60.94%) Degree
2 22 (34.38%) ISEB
3 16 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (25.00%) IIBA
4 13 (20.31%) CISM
4 13 (20.31%) CISSP
5 8 (12.50%) PMI Certification
6 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) GDPR
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) SAP
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.56%) Informatica