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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 19 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 52 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.43% 3.98% 3.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.74% 4.27% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 45 17 10
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £48,200
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
595 445 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.43% 93.29% 98.10%
Number of salaries quoted 521 392 375
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,750 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £51,000
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 24 December 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 55 (52.38%) Business Analysis
2 37 (35.24%) Finance
3 33 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (22.86%) PRINCE2
5 24 (22.86%) Waterfall
6 23 (21.90%) SQL
7 20 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (19.05%) Degree
8 19 (18.10%) ISEB
8 19 (18.10%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (17.14%) Microsoft
9 18 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 14 (13.33%) MS Excel
11 14 (13.33%) Project Management
12 13 (12.38%) GAP Analysis
13 12 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (10.48%) MS Office
15 9 (8.57%) MS Project
15 9 (8.57%) CRM
15 9 (8.57%) MS Visio
15 9 (8.57%) Banking
15 9 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (8.57%) Systems Analysis
15 9 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
16 8 (7.62%) MicroStrategy
17 7 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
17 7 (6.67%) Data Management
17 7 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.95%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.48%) MS Office
3 9 (8.57%) MS Project
3 9 (8.57%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.95%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.81%) Big Data
6 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.90%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.90%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) TestDirector
1 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 37 (35.24%) Finance
2 9 (8.57%) Banking
3 4 (3.81%) Retail
3 4 (3.81%) Automotive
4 3 (2.86%) Law
5 1 (0.95%) Advertising
5 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.95%) .NET
1 1 (0.95%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.76%) User Experience
3 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.81%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.95%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (52.38%) Business Analysis
2 33 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (22.86%) PRINCE2
4 24 (22.86%) Waterfall
5 20 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (18.10%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (13.33%) Project Management
8 13 (12.38%) GAP Analysis
9 9 (8.57%) CRM
9 9 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (8.57%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (6.67%) Data Management
11 6 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (5.71%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.76%) Data Migration
12 5 (4.76%) Migration
12 5 (4.76%) System Testing
13 4 (3.81%) Use Case
13 4 (3.81%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.90%) SQL
2 5 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (19.05%) Degree
2 19 (18.10%) ISEB
3 3 (2.86%) APMG
4 1 (0.95%) CCA
4 1 (0.95%) IIBA
4 1 (0.95%) CBAP
4 1 (0.95%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.90%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.95%) SLA
Vendors
1 18 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.62%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (3.81%) Casewise
3 4 (3.81%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.86%) Cognos
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle
6 1 (0.95%) Facebook
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