Period
to 3 July 2020

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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 800 1086 1138
Rank change year-on-year +286 +52 -41
Permanent jobs citing CBAP 44 32 81
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.022% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.090% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 40 12 62
Median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £53,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +12.68% -3.18%
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,575 £41,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £71,125 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,750 £46,250
% change year-on-year -1.48% +9.73% +15.63%

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 17,193 35,747 42,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.71% 24.39% 23.74%
Number of salaries quoted 12,526 25,789 31,551
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,590 £26,400 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,582
% change year-on-year +5.56% +0.94% +4.90%

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 3 July 2020.

Salary histogram for CBAP in the UK

CBAP
Top 7 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 3 July 2020. 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 +288 37 £53,500 -17.69%
London +179 27 £61,675 -6.91%
UK excluding London +235 17 £50,000 -1.48%
South West +91 7 £50,000 -28.57%
Wales +19 6 £45,000 -3.23%
South East +132 3 £53,500 +5.94%
Scotland +91 1 - -

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, 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 34 (77.27%) IIBA
2 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (70.45%) Business Analysis
4 30 (68.18%) Finance
5 28 (63.64%) Waterfall
6 21 (47.73%) SQL
7 20 (45.45%) JIRA
8 19 (43.18%) BPMN
8 19 (43.18%) ISEB
9 17 (38.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (38.64%) Requirements Gathering
10 16 (36.36%) UML
11 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Excel
11 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Office
11 14 (31.82%) MS Visio
11 14 (31.82%) Scrum
12 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
13 12 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (27.27%) Workshop Facilitation
13 12 (27.27%) Confluence
13 12 (27.27%) Functional Testing
14 11 (25.00%) Analytics
14 11 (25.00%) SDLC
14 11 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
14 11 (25.00%) Thought Leadership
14 11 (25.00%) Project Management
15 10 (22.73%) QA
15 10 (22.73%) Wireframes
16 8 (18.18%) Dynamics 365
16 8 (18.18%) Defect Tracking

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 (27.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Office
1 14 (31.82%) MS Visio
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (4.55%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Big Data
1 4 (9.09%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 20 (45.45%) JIRA
2 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (68.18%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Advertising
3 5 (11.36%) Legal
4 4 (9.09%) Banking
4 4 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (77.27%) Analyst
2 30 (68.18%) Business Analyst
3 12 (27.27%) Technical Analyst
3 12 (27.27%) Technical Business Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Senior Business Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Business Development Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Development Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Lead Business Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Software Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Software Development Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Software Development Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Product Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Product Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Software Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) Middleware
2 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) HTML
2 2 (4.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) PMI
3 2 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (70.45%) Business Analysis
3 28 (63.64%) Waterfall
4 19 (43.18%) BPMN
5 17 (38.64%) Requirements Gathering
5 17 (38.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (36.36%) UML
7 14 (31.82%) Scrum
8 12 (27.27%) Functional Testing
8 12 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (27.27%) Workshop Facilitation
9 11 (25.00%) Analytics
9 11 (25.00%) Project Management
9 11 (25.00%) SDLC
9 11 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
9 11 (25.00%) Thought Leadership
10 10 (22.73%) Wireframes
11 8 (18.18%) CRM
11 8 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
11 8 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) R
3 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (77.27%) IIBA
2 19 (43.18%) ISEB
3 4 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) QA
2 5 (11.36%) EMIR
2 5 (11.36%) MiFID
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) IBM