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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 24 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 46 20 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.11% 4.96% 6.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.29% 5.42% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 43 20 26
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,450 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £49,000
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
631 369 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.53% 91.56% 98.65%
Number of salaries quoted 561 330 384
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,100 £50,000
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 27 January 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 62 (59.05%) Business Analysis
2 40 (38.10%) Finance
3 34 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (31.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (23.81%) Waterfall
6 23 (21.90%) PRINCE2
7 22 (20.95%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (20.00%) SQL
9 20 (19.05%) ISEB
10 18 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (17.14%) Degree
11 17 (16.19%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 14 (13.33%) Project Management
13 14 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
14 13 (12.38%) GAP Analysis
15 12 (11.43%) MS Excel
15 12 (11.43%) CRM
15 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
15 12 (11.43%) Banking
15 12 (11.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 11 (10.48%) Mentoring
17 10 (9.52%) Data Management
17 10 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
17 10 (9.52%) MS Office
18 9 (8.57%) MS Project
18 9 (8.57%) E-Commerce
18 9 (8.57%) Requirements Engineering
19 8 (7.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 8 (7.62%) SQL Server Integration Services

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.52%) MS Office
3 9 (8.57%) MS Project
4 8 (7.62%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.62%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (7.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (7.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.76%) Big Data
4 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.86%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.90%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.95%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) TestDirector
1 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (38.10%) Finance
2 12 (11.43%) Banking
3 6 (5.71%) Automotive
4 5 (4.76%) Retail
5 3 (2.86%) Law
6 2 (1.90%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.95%) .NET
1 1 (0.95%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.19%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.76%) User Experience
2 5 (4.76%) Fixed Income
3 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.95%) AS400
5 1 (0.95%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (59.05%) Business Analysis
2 34 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (31.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (23.81%) Waterfall
5 23 (21.90%) PRINCE2
6 22 (20.95%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (13.33%) Project Management
8 14 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
9 13 (12.38%) GAP Analysis
10 12 (11.43%) CRM
10 12 (11.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 11 (10.48%) Mentoring
12 10 (9.52%) Data Management
12 10 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
13 9 (8.57%) E-Commerce
13 9 (8.57%) Requirements Engineering
14 7 (6.67%) Release Management
15 5 (4.76%) System Testing
15 5 (4.76%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (19.05%) ISEB
2 18 (17.14%) Degree
3 3 (2.86%) APMG
4 1 (0.95%) CCA
4 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.95%) IIBA
4 1 (0.95%) CBAP
4 1 (0.95%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.90%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.95%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.71%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (4.76%) Business Objects
4 4 (3.81%) Cognos
4 4 (3.81%) Casewise
5 1 (0.95%) Facebook
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle
5 1 (0.95%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £38 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago