Period
to 27 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for IIBA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 27 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
UK
6 months to
27 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 956 659 1061
Rank change year-on-year -297 +402 +14
Permanent jobs citing IIBA 73 25 42
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.052% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 63 20 29
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,700
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,000 £40,023
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,625 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £59,042
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £44,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.38% -7.00%

IIBA 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 26,291 10,503 32,864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.54% 22.04% 23.41%
Number of salaries quoted 14,735 8,012 24,314
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,750
25th Percentile £40,500 £41,117 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £66,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.06% +7.78% -

IIBA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IIBA in the UK

IIBA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IIBA in the UK

IIBA
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing IIBA over the 6 months to 27 September 2021.

Salary histogram for IIBA in the UK

IIBA
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IIBA within the UK over the 6 months to 27 September 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 -281 57 £55,000 +4.41% 2
UK excluding London -226 34 £55,000 +25.00% 1
London -236 25 £67,500 -0.74% 2
South East -156 21 £55,000 +29.41%
Work from Home - 9 £52,500 -
North West -91 5 £55,000 +25.00%
North of England -128 5 £55,000 +25.00%
West Midlands -101 4 £47,500 -13.64%
Midlands -124 4 £47,500 -13.64%
Wales - 2 £55,000 - 1
Scotland -100 1 £47,500 -5.00%
South West -104 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 September 2021, IT jobs citing IIBA 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 IIBA.

1 59 (80.82%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (57.53%) Business Analysis
3 31 (42.47%) Scrum
4 30 (41.10%) Finance
5 29 (39.73%) CBAP
6 24 (32.88%) ISEB
7 22 (30.14%) Waterfall
8 20 (27.40%) Project Management
9 19 (26.03%) Project Delivery
10 18 (24.66%) SQL
11 17 (23.29%) Presales
12 16 (21.92%) Degree
12 16 (21.92%) JIRA
13 15 (20.55%) ITIL
14 14 (19.18%) PRINCE2
14 14 (19.18%) PMI
14 14 (19.18%) PMI Certification
14 14 (19.18%) ServiceNow
15 13 (17.81%) Computer Science
15 13 (17.81%) Project Planning
15 13 (17.81%) Service Management
15 13 (17.81%) ITSM
15 13 (17.81%) Security Operations
15 13 (17.81%) Matrix Organization
16 12 (16.44%) Social Skills
16 12 (16.44%) SDLC
17 11 (15.07%) User Stories
17 11 (15.07%) Data Migration
17 11 (15.07%) JSON
17 11 (15.07%) Migration

IIBA
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 8 (10.96%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.48%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) MS Visio
1 7 (9.59%) Windchill
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (5.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.37%) Elite 3E
3 1 (1.37%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) AWS
1 5 (6.85%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (2.74%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.37%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) Skype
1 5 (6.85%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) Tableau
2 1 (1.37%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 16 (21.92%) JIRA
2 1 (1.37%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (41.10%) Finance
2 12 (16.44%) Social Skills
3 10 (13.70%) Billing
4 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (8.22%) Automotive
5 6 (8.22%) Telecoms
6 5 (6.85%) Law
6 5 (6.85%) Organisational Skills
7 4 (5.48%) Legal
7 4 (5.48%) Presentation Skills
7 4 (5.48%) Retail
8 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.74%) Marketing
9 1 (1.37%) Banking
9 1 (1.37%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (1.37%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 71 (97.26%) Analyst
2 59 (80.82%) Business Analyst
3 11 (15.07%) Service Analyst
4 10 (13.70%) Business IT Analyst
4 10 (13.70%) IT Analyst
4 10 (13.70%) IT Business Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Business Systems Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Integration Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Technical Business Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Finance Business Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Financial Business Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Salesforce Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Salesforce Business Analyst
9 1 (1.37%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) JSON
2 6 (8.22%) Swagger
2 6 (8.22%) Web Services
3 5 (6.85%) .NET
3 5 (6.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) PMI
2 10 (13.70%) Reinsurance
3 8 (10.96%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.22%) Tandem
4 6 (8.22%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.11%) User Experience
6 1 (1.37%) Blog
6 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (80.82%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (57.53%) Business Analysis
3 31 (42.47%) Scrum
4 22 (30.14%) Waterfall
5 20 (27.40%) Project Management
6 19 (26.03%) Project Delivery
7 17 (23.29%) Presales
8 15 (20.55%) ITIL
9 14 (19.18%) PRINCE2
10 13 (17.81%) Computer Science
10 13 (17.81%) ITSM
10 13 (17.81%) Matrix Organization
10 13 (17.81%) Project Planning
10 13 (17.81%) Security Operations
10 13 (17.81%) Service Management
11 12 (16.44%) SDLC
12 11 (15.07%) Data Migration
12 11 (15.07%) Migration
12 11 (15.07%) Thought Leadership
12 11 (15.07%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.66%) SQL
2 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (39.73%) CBAP
2 24 (32.88%) ISEB
3 16 (21.92%) Degree
4 14 (19.18%) PMI Certification
5 6 (8.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.74%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 1 (1.37%) APMG
7 1 (1.37%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.37%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.70%) QA
2 4 (5.48%) PMO
3 1 (1.37%) GRC
3 1 (1.37%) NIST
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) ServiceNow
2 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.59%) PTC
4 4 (5.48%) SAP
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle
5 3 (4.11%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.37%) hybris
6 1 (1.37%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.37%) Remedy