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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 29 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 57 60 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.77% 9.24% 6.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.89% 9.52% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 53 45 28
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £19,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £38,950
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
827 630 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.22% 97.07% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 700 564 457
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 78 (67.83%) Finance
2 52 (45.22%) Business Analysis
3 41 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (33.04%) SDLC
5 35 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (26.09%) ISEB
7 26 (22.61%) PRINCE2
8 22 (19.13%) Project Management
9 18 (15.65%) MS Visio
10 17 (14.78%) PRINCE
10 17 (14.78%) UML
10 17 (14.78%) Waterfall
11 16 (13.91%) Degree
11 16 (13.91%) Banking
12 15 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
13 14 (12.17%) SQL
14 11 (9.57%) ISEB Practitioner
15 10 (8.70%) Use Case
15 10 (8.70%) User Stories
15 10 (8.70%) OO
15 10 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (7.83%) Casewise
17 8 (6.96%) Scrum
17 8 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
17 8 (6.96%) CRM
18 7 (6.09%) MS Project
18 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 6 (5.22%) .NET
19 6 (5.22%) SQL Server

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (3.48%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (15.65%) MS Visio
2 7 (6.09%) MS Project
3 5 (4.35%) MS Office
4 4 (3.48%) MS Excel
4 4 (3.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (5.22%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.35%) Cognos Query Studio
3 5 (4.35%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 5 (4.35%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 5 (4.35%) Cognos Transformer
3 5 (4.35%) Cognos Powerplay
4 3 (2.61%) MS Access
5 2 (1.74%) Big Data
6 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 78 (67.83%) Finance
2 16 (13.91%) Banking
3 6 (5.22%) Retail
4 5 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.48%) Advertising
5 4 (3.48%) Automotive
5 4 (3.48%) Back Office
5 4 (3.48%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.61%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.74%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.87%) Marketing
8 1 (0.87%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.22%) .NET
2 3 (2.61%) J2EE
2 3 (2.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.35%) FMCG
3 3 (2.61%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.74%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.87%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.87%) PMI
5 1 (0.87%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (45.22%) Business Analysis
2 41 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (33.04%) SDLC
4 26 (22.61%) PRINCE2
5 22 (19.13%) Project Management
6 17 (14.78%) PRINCE
6 17 (14.78%) UML
6 17 (14.78%) Waterfall
7 15 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
8 10 (8.70%) Use Case
8 10 (8.70%) OO
8 10 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (8.70%) User Stories
9 8 (6.96%) Scrum
9 8 (6.96%) CRM
9 8 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.35%) BPR
10 5 (4.35%) Business Transformation
11 4 (3.48%) Target Operating Model
11 4 (3.48%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.17%) SQL
2 3 (2.61%) VB
2 3 (2.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (26.09%) ISEB
2 16 (13.91%) Degree
3 11 (9.57%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (2.61%) APMG
5 1 (0.87%) IIBA
5 1 (0.87%) PMP
5 1 (0.87%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (7.83%) Casewise
2 6 (5.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.35%) Cognos
4 2 (1.74%) SAP
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