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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 22 51 39
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 53 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.96% 3.51% 5.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.31% 3.59% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 51 16 21
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £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
638 641 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.80% 97.71% 98.58%
Number of salaries quoted 527 529 490
Average salary £37,250 £35,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 60 (64.52%) Finance
2 56 (60.22%) Business Analysis
3 22 (23.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (22.58%) ISEB
5 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (20.43%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (20.43%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (18.28%) SQL
7 17 (18.28%) Banking
8 16 (17.20%) PRINCE2
9 15 (16.13%) CRM
9 15 (16.13%) Systems Analysis
10 13 (13.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 13 (13.98%) UML
11 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
11 11 (11.83%) Project Management
11 11 (11.83%) Waterfall
11 11 (11.83%) Requirements Analysis
12 10 (10.75%) Data Management
12 10 (10.75%) Mentoring
12 10 (10.75%) Requirements Engineering
12 10 (10.75%) PRINCE
13 9 (9.68%) Cognos
13 9 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (8.60%) ISEB Practitioner
14 8 (8.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (8.60%) Degree
14 8 (8.60%) Use Case
14 8 (8.60%) Release Management
14 8 (8.60%) MS Excel

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.45%) MS Office
3 5 (5.38%) MS Project
3 5 (5.38%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (8.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (7.53%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.38%) Cognos Powerplay
4 5 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.38%) Cognos Query Studio
4 5 (5.38%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 5 (5.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 5 (5.38%) Cognos Transformer
4 5 (5.38%) Big Data
5 4 (4.30%) MS Access
6 3 (3.23%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.15%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (2.15%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) TestDirector
General
1 60 (64.52%) Finance
2 17 (18.28%) Banking
3 7 (7.53%) Automotive
3 7 (7.53%) Retail
4 5 (5.38%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.30%) Back Office
6 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.23%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.08%) Law
7 1 (1.08%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.53%) .NET
2 4 (4.30%) J2EE
3 3 (3.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.38%) FMCG
3 4 (4.30%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.15%) User Experience
4 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.15%) AS400
5 1 (1.08%) EPoS
5 1 (1.08%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (60.22%) Business Analysis
2 22 (23.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (20.43%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (17.20%) PRINCE2
6 15 (16.13%) CRM
6 15 (16.13%) Systems Analysis
7 13 (13.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 13 (13.98%) UML
8 11 (11.83%) Project Management
8 11 (11.83%) Waterfall
8 11 (11.83%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (10.75%) Data Management
9 10 (10.75%) Mentoring
9 10 (10.75%) Requirements Engineering
9 10 (10.75%) PRINCE
10 8 (8.60%) Use Case
10 8 (8.60%) Release Management
10 8 (8.60%) E-Commerce
10 8 (8.60%) OO
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.28%) SQL
2 3 (3.23%) C#
2 3 (3.23%) VB
3 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (22.58%) ISEB
2 8 (8.60%) ISEB Practitioner
2 8 (8.60%) Degree
3 2 (2.15%) CCA
4 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.08%) APMG
4 1 (1.08%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.68%) Cognos
3 5 (5.38%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (3.23%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.23%) SAP
4 3 (3.23%) Casewise
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