Period
to 31 July 2021

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 31 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
UK
6 months to
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 967 769 1073
Rank change year-on-year -198 +304 +60
Permanent jobs citing CBAP 27 32 31
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.047% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.21% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 12
10th Percentile £46,250 £40,000 £40,575
25th Percentile £46,813 £47,500 £45,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,750 £52,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% -12.50% +13.74%
75th Percentile £58,125 £72,125 £71,250
90th Percentile £60,875 £73,750 £84,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,750
% change year-on-year - -1.48% +6.84%

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 24,327 14,980 34,707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.42% 22.02% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14,055 11,208 25,605
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £26,436
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

CBAP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CBAP in the UK

CBAP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CBAP.

Salary trend for CBAP in the UK

CBAP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing CBAP over the 6 months to 31 July 2021.

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 31 July 2021. 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 -171 23 £52,250 -2.34% 5
London -145 15 £53,500 -21.32% 3
UK excluding London -143 11 £50,000 - 2
Work from Home - 7 £53,000 -
South East -95 3 £51,000 -4.67% 2
East Midlands - 3 £50,000 -
Midlands - 3 £50,000 -
Wales -31 2 £52,500 +16.67%
Scotland -59 2 £43,000 -
South West -74 1 - -

For the 6 months to 31 July 2021, 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 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (85.19%) Business Analysis
3 15 (55.56%) Finance
3 15 (55.56%) IIBA
4 12 (44.44%) Waterfall
5 11 (40.74%) Degree
6 10 (37.04%) ISEB
6 10 (37.04%) SQL
7 9 (33.33%) PRINCE2
7 9 (33.33%) JIRA
7 9 (33.33%) BPMN
7 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (25.93%) Scrum
8 7 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (25.93%) Requirements Gathering
9 6 (22.22%) Business Case
9 6 (22.22%) Workshop Facilitation
9 6 (22.22%) Insurtech
9 6 (22.22%) Economics
9 6 (22.22%) MS Access
9 6 (22.22%) Presales
9 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
9 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (22.22%) Statistics
9 6 (22.22%) Project Planning
10 5 (18.52%) Business Development
10 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
10 5 (18.52%) Business Process Modelling
10 5 (18.52%) CRM
10 5 (18.52%) UML

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 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.70%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.70%) SAP FI-AA
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (7.41%) Azure
3 1 (3.70%) AWS
3 1 (3.70%) Power Platform
3 1 (3.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MS Access
1 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Social Skills
4 2 (7.41%) Advertising
4 2 (7.41%) Presentation Skills
4 2 (7.41%) Public Sector
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.70%) Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Billing
5 1 (3.70%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (3.70%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Analyst
2 24 (88.89%) Business Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Business Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Data Migration Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) SAP CO Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) SAP FI Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) PMI
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.70%) Blog
3 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.70%) Life Science
3 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.70%) Tandem
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (85.19%) Business Analysis
3 12 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 9 (33.33%) BPMN
4 9 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 7 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (25.93%) Requirements Gathering
5 7 (25.93%) Scrum
6 6 (22.22%) Business Case
6 6 (22.22%) Economics
6 6 (22.22%) Insurtech
6 6 (22.22%) Presales
6 6 (22.22%) Project Planning
6 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (22.22%) Statistics
6 6 (22.22%) Workshop Facilitation
7 5 (18.52%) Business Development
7 5 (18.52%) Business Process Modelling
7 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
7 5 (18.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) C
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) IIBA
2 11 (40.74%) Degree
3 10 (37.04%) ISEB
4 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.70%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.70%) Casewise
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) hybris
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow