The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 20 24 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 54 43 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.65% 7.35% 2.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.88% 7.60% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 38 32 9
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £28,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £35,925 £38,400 £42,840
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Business 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
608 566 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.44% 96.75% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 536 477 325
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Cardiff

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 41 (45.56%) Business Analysis
2 34 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 23 (25.56%) SQL
5 22 (24.44%) PRINCE2
5 22 (24.44%) Finance
6 18 (20.00%) ISEB
6 18 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 17 (18.89%) Microsoft
7 17 (18.89%) GAP Analysis
8 16 (17.78%) SQL Server
9 15 (16.67%) Degree
9 15 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (12.22%) Use Case
11 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (12.22%) Project Management
12 10 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (11.11%) User Stories
13 9 (10.00%) Data Migration
13 9 (10.00%) User Experience
13 9 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (10.00%) Migration
14 8 (8.89%) XML
15 7 (7.78%) Scrum
16 6 (6.67%) RUP
16 6 (6.67%) DSDM
16 6 (6.67%) MS Excel
16 6 (6.67%) MS Visio

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.11%) SAS
2 1 (1.11%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 6 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.33%) MS Office
3 2 (2.22%) MS Project
4 1 (1.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) RequisitePro
1 2 (2.22%) Axure RP
1 2 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.11%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 22 (24.44%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Advertising
2 2 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (1.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.00%) User Experience
3 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (45.56%) Business Analysis
2 34 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (24.44%) PRINCE2
5 18 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 17 (18.89%) GAP Analysis
7 15 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (12.22%) Project Management
8 11 (12.22%) Use Case
8 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (11.11%) User Stories
10 9 (10.00%) Data Migration
10 9 (10.00%) Migration
11 7 (7.78%) Scrum
12 6 (6.67%) System Testing
12 6 (6.67%) UML
12 6 (6.67%) RUP
12 6 (6.67%) DSDM
13 5 (5.56%) CRM
13 5 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.56%) SQL
2 5 (5.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (20.00%) ISEB
2 15 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (1.11%) IIBA
3 1 (1.11%) CBAP
3 1 (1.11%) APMG
3 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) ISO 9000
2 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 17 (18.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle
2 4 (4.44%) Business Objects
3 3 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.11%) Casewise
4 1 (1.11%) iRise
4 1 (1.11%) Facebook
4 1 (1.11%) SAP
4 1 (1.11%) IBM
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