The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 28 31 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 47 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.85% 5.68% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.18% 5.93% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 34 24 8
Average salary £30,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £28,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £45,250 £38,950
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
655 506 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.48% 95.83% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 579 406 322
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,928 £25,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Business Analyst
South Wales

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 28 July 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 27 (39.13%) Business Analysis
2 23 (33.33%) SQL
3 19 (27.54%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
4 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
4 13 (18.84%) Finance
4 13 (18.84%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (17.39%) Degree
5 12 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (15.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (15.94%) PRINCE2
7 9 (13.04%) Migration
7 9 (13.04%) GAP Analysis
7 9 (13.04%) Data Migration
7 9 (13.04%) Waterfall
8 8 (11.59%) Use Case
8 8 (11.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (11.59%) User Stories
8 8 (11.59%) Project Management
8 8 (11.59%) XML
8 8 (11.59%) ISEB
8 8 (11.59%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (11.59%) MS Visio
9 7 (10.14%) Business Objects
9 7 (10.14%) Data Transformation
9 7 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (8.70%) Scrum
11 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
11 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) CMS
2 1 (1.45%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.45%) SPSS
4 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (15.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (11.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (11.59%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.45%) QlikView
6 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) RequisitePro
1 2 (2.90%) ClearQuest
1 2 (2.90%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (2.90%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 13 (18.84%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) XML
2 1 (1.45%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.45%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) Business Analysis
2 19 (27.54%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (18.84%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (15.94%) PRINCE2
5 9 (13.04%) Migration
5 9 (13.04%) GAP Analysis
5 9 (13.04%) Data Migration
5 9 (13.04%) Waterfall
6 8 (11.59%) Use Case
6 8 (11.59%) User Stories
6 8 (11.59%) Project Management
7 7 (10.14%) Data Transformation
7 7 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (8.70%) Scrum
9 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.25%) UML
9 5 (7.25%) RUP
9 5 (7.25%) DSDM
10 3 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (2.90%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Degree
2 8 (11.59%) ISEB
3 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.14%) Business Objects
3 3 (4.35%) Casewise
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle
4 2 (2.90%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.45%) iRise
5 1 (1.45%) IBM
5 1 (1.45%) SAP
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