The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cardiff region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 7 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 130 169 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.64% 19.86% 23.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.00% 20.05% 23.28%
Number of salaries quoted 124 156 118
Median salary £30,750 £32,312 £31,568
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.83% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,650 £21,000 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Analyst
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
650 843 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.19% 99.06% 99.03%
Number of salaries quoted 587 730 536
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,350 £52,300
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region that featured Analyst in the job title.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Analyst
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst across the Cardiff region.

Analyst Salary Trend in Cardiff

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Analyst across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 120 (44.78%) Finance
2 72 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (23.88%) SQL
4 53 (19.78%) Degree
5 51 (19.03%) SDLC
6 40 (14.93%) Microsoft
7 39 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 37 (13.81%) Business Analysis
9 36 (13.43%) ISEB
10 32 (11.94%) ITIL
11 31 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
12 28 (10.45%) Windows
12 28 (10.45%) MS Excel
13 25 (9.33%) Selenium
14 24 (8.96%) Project Management
15 21 (7.84%) SQL Server
16 20 (7.46%) Java
17 18 (6.72%) MS Office
17 18 (6.72%) Scrum
17 18 (6.72%) QA
18 17 (6.34%) Waterfall
19 16 (5.97%) Advertising
19 16 (5.97%) Active Directory
20 15 (5.60%) UML
20 15 (5.60%) Feasibility Study
21 14 (5.22%) Test Automation
21 14 (5.22%) Web Services
21 14 (5.22%) SLA
21 14 (5.22%) MS Visio
21 14 (5.22%) Use Case

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 7 (2.61%) SAS
2 4 (1.49%) CMS
2 4 (1.49%) ColdFusion
2 4 (1.49%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (1.49%) Umbraco
3 3 (1.12%) Apache
3 3 (1.12%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.75%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.37%) IIS
5 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 28 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.72%) MS Office
3 14 (5.22%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.37%) EQXanite
2 1 (0.37%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.75%) Office 365
2 2 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.61%) Firewall
2 3 (1.12%) Internet
3 1 (0.37%) Broadband
3 1 (0.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.87%) Apache Hive
5 5 (1.87%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.87%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.49%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.12%) Big Data
7 3 (1.12%) OLAP
7 3 (1.12%) OLTP
7 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.12%) Pentaho
7 3 (1.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (1.12%) SQLPlus
8 2 (0.75%) Spotfire
8 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (9.33%) Selenium
2 11 (4.10%) SoapUI
3 6 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.24%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.49%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.49%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.49%) Subversion
4 4 (1.49%) Toad
4 4 (1.49%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.12%) JBehave
5 3 (1.12%) JMeter
5 3 (1.12%) Ranorex
6 2 (0.75%) ClearQuest
6 2 (0.75%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (0.37%) MSTest
7 1 (0.37%) SpecFlow
General
1 120 (44.78%) Finance
2 16 (5.97%) Advertising
3 11 (4.10%) Banking
4 9 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.61%) Retail
6 5 (1.87%) Legal
7 4 (1.49%) Billing
8 3 (1.12%) Law
8 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.75%) Back Office
9 2 (0.75%) Games
10 1 (0.37%) Electronics
10 1 (0.37%) French Language
10 1 (0.37%) German Language
10 1 (0.37%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.37%) Marketing
10 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.37%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.22%) Web Services
2 13 (4.85%) .NET
2 13 (4.85%) XML
3 11 (4.10%) SOAP
4 4 (1.49%) Ajax
4 4 (1.49%) Hibernate
4 4 (1.49%) HTML
4 4 (1.49%) J2EE
4 4 (1.49%) jQuery
4 4 (1.49%) Struts
5 3 (1.12%) REST
6 2 (0.75%) Middleware
7 1 (0.37%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.36%) Data Structures
3 8 (2.99%) Fintech
4 7 (2.61%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.12%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (1.12%) User Experience
6 3 (1.12%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.75%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.75%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.75%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.75%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.37%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.37%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.37%) iSeries
8 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.37%) Replication
8 1 (0.37%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.45%) Windows
2 13 (4.85%) Windows 7
3 9 (3.36%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.61%) Linux
5 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.49%) Unix
7 3 (1.12%) Solaris
7 3 (1.12%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.75%) Android
8 2 (0.75%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.37%) CentOS
9 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (19.03%) SDLC
3 39 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (13.81%) Business Analysis
5 32 (11.94%) ITIL
6 24 (8.96%) Project Management
7 18 (6.72%) Scrum
8 17 (6.34%) Waterfall
9 15 (5.60%) Feasibility Study
9 15 (5.60%) UML
10 14 (5.22%) Test Automation
10 14 (5.22%) Use Case
11 13 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (4.85%) Manual Testing
11 13 (4.85%) Test Scripting
11 13 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (4.48%) Software Testing
12 12 (4.48%) Workflow
13 11 (4.10%) Mentoring
13 11 (4.10%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (23.88%) SQL
2 20 (7.46%) Java
3 13 (4.85%) C#
4 7 (2.61%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.61%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.87%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.12%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.12%) Ruby
6 3 (1.12%) Scala
7 2 (0.75%) C++
7 2 (0.75%) R
8 1 (0.37%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.37%) C
8 1 (0.37%) COBOL
8 1 (0.37%) JCL
8 1 (0.37%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 53 (19.78%) Degree
2 36 (13.43%) ISEB
3 14 (5.22%) ISTQB
4 9 (3.36%) IIBA
5 7 (2.61%) CBAP
6 4 (1.49%) CCNA
6 4 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.75%) CISA
8 2 (0.75%) CISM
8 2 (0.75%) CISSP
8 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.75%) MCP
9 1 (0.37%) CEH
9 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.72%) QA
2 14 (5.22%) SLA
3 3 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.37%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (1.12%) SCCM
2 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.75%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.37%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.37%) Nessus
3 1 (0.37%) Nmap
Vendors
1 40 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.85%) Oracle
3 9 (3.36%) VMware
4 8 (2.99%) SAP
5 6 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.87%) Cisco
6 5 (1.87%) Remedy
7 4 (1.49%) Alterian
7 4 (1.49%) Guidewire
7 4 (1.49%) Rally
7 4 (1.49%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.49%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.12%) Citrix
9 2 (0.75%) Kaspersky
9 2 (0.75%) Tableau
10 1 (0.37%) Apple
10 1 (0.37%) Dell
10 1 (0.37%) IBM
10 1 (0.37%) RedGate
10 1 (0.37%) Sage
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