Period
to 22 August 2017

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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1072 1175 1226
Rank change year-on-year +103 +51 +12
Permanent jobs citing CBAP 115 65 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.033% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 75 72 76
UK median annual salary £52,500 £54,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% -1.82% +32.53%
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,500 £39,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -16.67% +30.12%

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 42940 52860 60073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.39% 26.83% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 32964 42709 47704
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -

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 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 2017. 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 +125 101 £62,500 +15.74% 2
London +94 91 £62,500 +4.17% 1
UK excluding London +36 22 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Wales +1 12 £40,000 -27.27%
East of England 0 5 £76,250 +90.63%
South East +74 2 £43,750 -2.78% 1
Midlands +33 1 £35,000 -6.67%
North West - 1 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
North of England - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 104 (90.43%) Business Analysis
2 76 (66.09%) Degree
2 76 (66.09%) Finance
3 56 (48.70%) ISEB
4 48 (41.74%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (39.13%) SDLC
6 44 (38.26%) Asset Management
7 38 (33.04%) Retail
8 37 (32.17%) Mentoring
9 36 (31.30%) Wealth Management
10 35 (30.43%) Computer Science
10 35 (30.43%) Banking
11 34 (29.57%) Information Security
11 34 (29.57%) Programme Management
11 34 (29.57%) CISM
11 34 (29.57%) CISSP
11 34 (29.57%) Investment Banking
11 34 (29.57%) Retail Banking
11 34 (29.57%) Coaching
11 34 (29.57%) Cybersecurity
11 34 (29.57%) Data Protection
11 34 (29.57%) Product Management
11 34 (29.57%) IIBA
11 34 (29.57%) Identity Access Management
11 34 (29.57%) Security Operations
11 34 (29.57%) Computer Science Degree
12 30 (26.09%) User Stories
13 22 (19.13%) MS Visio
13 22 (19.13%) Project Management
14 21 (18.26%) Agile Software Development

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 15 (13.04%) Confluence
2 11 (9.57%) CMS
3 1 (0.87%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 22 (19.13%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (0.87%) Big Data
2 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (13.91%) JIRA
General
1 76 (66.09%) Finance
2 38 (33.04%) Retail
3 35 (30.43%) Banking
4 34 (29.57%) Investment Banking
4 34 (29.57%) Retail Banking
5 15 (13.04%) Law
6 14 (12.17%) Publishing
7 12 (10.43%) Advertising
8 11 (9.57%) Legal
9 4 (3.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 114 (99.13%) Analyst
2 110 (95.65%) Business Analyst
3 34 (29.57%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 34 (29.57%) Security Analyst
4 14 (12.17%) Senior Analyst
4 14 (12.17%) Senior Business Analyst
5 13 (11.30%) Service Analyst
6 12 (10.43%) Finance Business Analyst
6 12 (10.43%) Financial Analyst
6 12 (10.43%) Financial Business Analyst
6 12 (10.43%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 11 (9.57%) Digital Analyst
7 11 (9.57%) Digital Business Analyst
8 8 (6.96%) Legal Analyst
9 7 (6.09%) Publishing Business Analyst
10 6 (5.22%) Business IT Analyst
10 6 (5.22%) E-Commerce Analyst
10 6 (5.22%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
10 6 (5.22%) IT Analyst
10 6 (5.22%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.96%) .NET
1 8 (6.96%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.74%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.87%) HTML
3 1 (0.87%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 48 (41.74%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (30.43%) Computer Science
3 14 (12.17%) PMI
4 6 (5.22%) User Experience
5 3 (2.61%) Tandem
6 2 (1.74%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.87%) Fintech
7 1 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.87%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.35%) Windows
1 5 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (90.43%) Business Analysis
2 45 (39.13%) SDLC
3 44 (38.26%) Asset Management
4 37 (32.17%) Mentoring
5 36 (31.30%) Wealth Management
6 34 (29.57%) Coaching
6 34 (29.57%) Cybersecurity
6 34 (29.57%) Data Protection
6 34 (29.57%) Identity Access Management
6 34 (29.57%) Information Security
6 34 (29.57%) Product Management
6 34 (29.57%) Programme Management
6 34 (29.57%) Security Operations
7 30 (26.09%) User Stories
8 22 (19.13%) Project Management
9 21 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (18.26%) Use Case
10 18 (15.65%) UML
11 16 (13.91%) Scrum
12 11 (9.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.43%) SQL
2 5 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (0.87%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.87%) Python
3 1 (0.87%) R
Qualifications
1 76 (66.09%) Degree
2 56 (48.70%) ISEB
3 34 (29.57%) CISM
3 34 (29.57%) CISSP
3 34 (29.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (29.57%) IIBA
4 14 (12.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) PMO
1 4 (3.48%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (11.30%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.70%) Cadence
3 5 (4.35%) Informatica
4 2 (1.74%) SAP