Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1117 1099 1203
Rank change year-on-year -18 +104 +33
Permanent jobs citing CBAP 79 96 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.056% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 60 95 81
UK median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +33.33% -21.74%
10th Percentile £39,950 £40,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,075 £79,050 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.88% +6.67% -18.92%

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 40,923 42,921 55,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.72% 24.88% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 30,813 33,598 44,434
UK median annual salary £49,552 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.12% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for CBAP in the UK

CBAP
Top 11 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 21 June 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 -5 71 £52,500 -19.23% 4
London -15 48 £55,000 -15.38% 3
UK excluding London -12 29 £42,750 +6.88% 1
North of England +25 10 £42,500 -
Yorkshire +24 9 £42,500 -2.30%
South East +8 9 £54,000 +2.86%
Wales +2 4 £33,000 -17.50%
Scotland - 3 - -
South West -7 2 £60,000 -14.29%
North West +2 1 - -
East of England -14 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 65 (82.28%) Business Analysis
2 34 (43.04%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (39.24%) ISEB
4 29 (36.71%) Degree
5 26 (32.91%) User Stories
6 20 (25.32%) SDLC
7 19 (24.05%) PMI
7 19 (24.05%) PMI Certification
8 18 (22.78%) User Experience
8 18 (22.78%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (21.52%) SQL
10 16 (20.25%) IIBA
10 16 (20.25%) Scrum
11 14 (17.72%) Project Management
11 14 (17.72%) Change Management
11 14 (17.72%) Finance
11 14 (17.72%) MS Visio
11 14 (17.72%) JIRA
12 12 (15.19%) Confluence
12 12 (15.19%) Business Process Modelling
13 11 (13.92%) Analytical Mindset
13 11 (13.92%) Games
13 11 (13.92%) PRINCE2
13 11 (13.92%) Publishing
14 10 (12.66%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (12.66%) E-Commerce
14 10 (12.66%) CRM
14 10 (12.66%) Waterfall
14 10 (12.66%) Process Improvement
15 9 (11.39%) SAP

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 12 (15.19%) Confluence
2 3 (3.80%) CMS
2 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (17.72%) MS Visio
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (6.33%) Infor CRM
2 5 (6.33%) NetSuite
2 5 (6.33%) SAP CRM
3 4 (5.06%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 4 (5.06%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.27%) Big Data
2 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.27%) Power BI
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) JIRA
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 11 (13.92%) Games
2 11 (13.92%) Publishing
3 9 (11.39%) Legal
4 7 (8.86%) Advertising
4 7 (8.86%) Retail
5 6 (7.59%) Banking
6 4 (5.06%) Law
7 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.53%) Marketing
8 1 (1.27%) German Language
8 1 (1.27%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.27%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (93.67%) Analyst
2 72 (91.14%) Business Analyst
3 15 (18.99%) Senior Analyst
3 15 (18.99%) Senior Business Analyst
4 7 (8.86%) CRM Analyst
4 7 (8.86%) CRM Business Analyst
5 6 (7.59%) GDPR Business Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Business Development Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Development Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Lead Business Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Automation Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Sales Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Sales Business Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Salesforce Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Salesforce Business Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Senior Automation Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Senior Salesforce Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Senior Salesforce Business Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Software Development Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) HTML
1 3 (3.80%) HTML5
1 3 (3.80%) Web Services
2 1 (1.27%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.05%) PMI
2 18 (22.78%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (22.78%) User Experience
3 11 (13.92%) Analytical Mindset
4 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.06%) Social Media
5 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.27%) Windows
1 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (82.28%) Business Analysis
2 34 (43.04%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (32.91%) User Stories
4 20 (25.32%) SDLC
5 16 (20.25%) Scrum
6 14 (17.72%) Change Management
6 14 (17.72%) Project Management
7 12 (15.19%) Business Process Modelling
8 11 (13.92%) PRINCE2
9 10 (12.66%) CRM
9 10 (12.66%) E-Commerce
9 10 (12.66%) Process Improvement
9 10 (12.66%) Waterfall
10 9 (11.39%) BPMN
10 9 (11.39%) ITIL
11 8 (10.13%) Business Transformation
11 8 (10.13%) UML
11 8 (10.13%) Use Case
12 7 (8.86%) Acceptance Criteria
12 7 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.52%) SQL
2 9 (11.39%) VBA
3 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.53%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (39.24%) ISEB
2 29 (36.71%) Degree
3 19 (24.05%) PMI Certification
4 16 (20.25%) IIBA
5 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (3.80%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.27%) MCSA
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) QA
2 6 (7.59%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (12.66%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (11.39%) SAP
3 5 (6.33%) Infor
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle
3 5 (6.33%) Pega
3 5 (6.33%) Siebel
4 4 (5.06%) Sage
5 2 (2.53%) CA
6 1 (1.27%) BMC
6 1 (1.27%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.27%) Capita
6 1 (1.27%) Cognos
6 1 (1.27%) HP
6 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow