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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 27 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 58 52 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.03% 7.70% 5.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.25% 8.05% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 56 38 24
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,750 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,250 £45,250
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
800 646 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.97% 95.70% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 660 571 412
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,928 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 July 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 75 (72.12%) Finance
2 51 (49.04%) Business Analysis
3 34 (32.69%) SDLC
4 29 (27.88%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (27.88%) ISEB
5 28 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (23.08%) Project Management
7 21 (20.19%) PRINCE2
8 19 (18.27%) Banking
9 15 (14.42%) UML
9 15 (14.42%) MS Visio
10 14 (13.46%) PRINCE
10 14 (13.46%) Systems Analysis
11 13 (12.50%) Degree
12 12 (11.54%) SQL
13 11 (10.58%) OO
13 11 (10.58%) ISEB Practitioner
14 10 (9.62%) Use Case
14 10 (9.62%) User Stories
14 10 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (8.65%) MS Project
15 9 (8.65%) Casewise
16 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
16 8 (7.69%) CRM
16 8 (7.69%) Scrum
17 7 (6.73%) .NET
17 7 (6.73%) Waterfall
18 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 6 (5.77%) Retail
18 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (14.42%) MS Visio
2 9 (8.65%) MS Project
3 6 (5.77%) MS Office
4 5 (4.81%) MS Excel
5 4 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.81%) Cognos Query Studio
2 5 (4.81%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 5 (4.81%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 5 (4.81%) Cognos Transformer
2 5 (4.81%) Cognos Powerplay
3 3 (2.88%) MS Access
4 2 (1.92%) Big Data
5 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) TestDirector
General
1 75 (72.12%) Finance
2 19 (18.27%) Banking
3 6 (5.77%) Retail
4 5 (4.81%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.85%) Advertising
5 4 (3.85%) Automotive
5 4 (3.85%) Back Office
6 3 (2.88%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.92%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.96%) Legal
8 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.73%) .NET
2 4 (3.85%) J2EE
3 3 (2.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.81%) FMCG
3 3 (2.88%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.92%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.96%) AS400
5 1 (0.96%) PMI
5 1 (0.96%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (49.04%) Business Analysis
2 34 (32.69%) SDLC
3 28 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (23.08%) Project Management
5 21 (20.19%) PRINCE2
6 15 (14.42%) UML
7 14 (13.46%) PRINCE
7 14 (13.46%) Systems Analysis
8 11 (10.58%) OO
9 10 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (9.62%) User Stories
9 10 (9.62%) Use Case
10 8 (7.69%) Scrum
10 8 (7.69%) CRM
11 7 (6.73%) Waterfall
12 5 (4.81%) Business Transformation
12 5 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (3.85%) SOA
13 4 (3.85%) Change Management
13 4 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.54%) SQL
2 3 (2.88%) VB
2 3 (2.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (27.88%) ISEB
2 13 (12.50%) Degree
3 11 (10.58%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (2.88%) APMG
5 1 (0.96%) IIBA
5 1 (0.96%) CCA
5 1 (0.96%) PMP
5 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (8.65%) Casewise
2 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.81%) Cognos
4 2 (1.92%) SAP
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