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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 23 45 32
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 46 23 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.02% 3.85% 7.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.31% 3.95% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 44 19 37
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £37,788
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -13.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
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
629 583 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.03% 97.65% 98.80%
Number of salaries quoted 542 476 528
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,550 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £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 21 April 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 57 (61.96%) Business Analysis
2 56 (60.87%) Finance
3 27 (29.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (21.74%) SQL
5 20 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (20.65%) Systems Analysis
7 18 (19.57%) Banking
7 18 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (19.57%) ISEB
8 17 (18.48%) CRM
8 17 (18.48%) PRINCE2
9 15 (16.30%) Waterfall
10 14 (15.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 14 (15.22%) Degree
11 12 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
11 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
12 11 (11.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (10.87%) Data Management
13 10 (10.87%) Mentoring
13 10 (10.87%) Requirements Engineering
13 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (10.87%) Project Management
13 10 (10.87%) Automotive
13 10 (10.87%) UML
14 9 (9.78%) MS Office
14 9 (9.78%) SQL Server
14 9 (9.78%) Cognos
14 9 (9.78%) MS Excel
14 9 (9.78%) E-Commerce

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

Applications
1 9 (9.78%) MS Office
1 9 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.43%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.43%) MS Project
3 4 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (9.78%) SQL Server
4 7 (7.61%) Big Data
5 6 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (5.43%) Cognos Query Studio
6 5 (5.43%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 5 (5.43%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Cognos Transformer
6 5 (5.43%) Cognos Powerplay
7 4 (4.35%) MS Access
8 3 (3.26%) Data Mining
8 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (2.17%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) TestDirector
General
1 56 (60.87%) Finance
2 18 (19.57%) Banking
3 10 (10.87%) Automotive
4 8 (8.70%) Retail
5 5 (5.43%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.35%) Back Office
7 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.26%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.17%) Law
9 1 (1.09%) Legal
9 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.43%) .NET
2 3 (3.26%) WinForms
3 2 (2.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.61%) Fixed Income
3 5 (5.43%) FMCG
4 2 (2.17%) User Experience
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) AS400
5 1 (1.09%) PMI
5 1 (1.09%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (61.96%) Business Analysis
2 27 (29.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (20.65%) Systems Analysis
6 17 (18.48%) PRINCE2
6 17 (18.48%) CRM
7 15 (16.30%) Waterfall
8 14 (15.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 12 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (10.87%) Data Management
10 10 (10.87%) UML
10 10 (10.87%) Project Management
10 10 (10.87%) Requirements Engineering
10 10 (10.87%) Mentoring
11 9 (9.78%) PRINCE
11 9 (9.78%) E-Commerce
12 8 (8.70%) Release Management
13 6 (6.52%) OO
13 6 (6.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.74%) SQL
2 3 (3.26%) C#
2 3 (3.26%) VB
3 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (19.57%) ISEB
2 14 (15.22%) Degree
3 6 (6.52%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (2.17%) APMG
4 2 (2.17%) CCA
5 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.09%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.78%) Cognos
3 5 (5.43%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (5.43%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.26%) SAP
4 3 (3.26%) Casewise
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago