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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 19 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 61 37 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.33% 6.41% 3.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.62% 6.69% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 45 28 12
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,550 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,950 £42,556
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,026
% change year-on-year
- +6.18%
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
634 553 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.94% 95.84% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 567 457 308
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 38 (42.22%) Business Analysis
2 23 (25.56%) SQL
3 22 (24.44%) Finance
3 22 (24.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (21.11%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (21.11%) ISEB
5 17 (18.89%) PRINCE2
6 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
7 15 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 14 (15.56%) GAP Analysis
8 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
9 13 (14.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (14.44%) Degree
10 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (11.11%) Use Case
11 10 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (10.00%) Data Migration
12 9 (10.00%) User Stories
12 9 (10.00%) Migration
12 9 (10.00%) Project Management
13 8 (8.89%) XML
14 7 (7.78%) MS Visio
15 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
15 6 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (6.67%) UML
15 6 (6.67%) Scrum
15 6 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (6.67%) System Testing
16 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.11%) SAS
2 1 (1.11%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.33%) MS Office
4 1 (1.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.11%) QlikView
6 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) RequisitePro
1 2 (2.22%) ClearQuest
1 2 (2.22%) Axure RP
1 2 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 22 (24.44%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Advertising
3 2 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.11%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (42.22%) Business Analysis
2 22 (24.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (21.11%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (18.89%) PRINCE2
5 15 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 14 (15.56%) GAP Analysis
7 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (11.11%) Use Case
9 9 (10.00%) Data Migration
9 9 (10.00%) Project Management
9 9 (10.00%) Migration
9 9 (10.00%) User Stories
10 6 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (6.67%) UML
10 6 (6.67%) System Testing
10 6 (6.67%) Scrum
11 5 (5.56%) RUP
11 5 (5.56%) DSDM
11 5 (5.56%) Data Transformation
12 4 (4.44%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.56%) SQL
2 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (21.11%) ISEB
2 13 (14.44%) 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 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.56%) Business Objects
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle
4 3 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.22%) Casewise
6 1 (1.11%) iRise
6 1 (1.11%) Facebook
6 1 (1.11%) SAP
6 1 (1.11%) IBM
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