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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 37 26 58
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 33 41 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.07% 6.11% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.15% 6.35% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 32 40 13
Average salary £35,000 £39,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.82% +20.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
641 646 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.46% 96.27% 99.33%
Number of salaries quoted 536 542 480
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 29 (51.79%) Business Analysis
2 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (42.86%) Finance
4 16 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (19.64%) PRINCE2
6 10 (17.86%) ISEB
6 10 (17.86%) Degree
7 9 (16.07%) Use Case
7 9 (16.07%) SDLC
7 9 (16.07%) Project Management
7 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (14.29%) Scrum
9 7 (12.50%) MS Visio
10 6 (10.71%) Advertising
10 6 (10.71%) IIBA
10 6 (10.71%) CBAP
11 5 (8.93%) Marketing
12 4 (7.14%) Workflow
13 3 (5.36%) PRINCE
13 3 (5.36%) Change Management
13 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (5.36%) User Stories
14 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
14 2 (3.57%) Coaching
14 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
14 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
14 2 (3.57%) Law
14 2 (3.57%) TOGAF
14 2 (3.57%) Workflow Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 7 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 24 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Advertising
3 5 (8.93%) Marketing
4 2 (3.57%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) Business Analysis
2 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 11 (19.64%) PRINCE2
5 9 (16.07%) Project Management
5 9 (16.07%) SDLC
5 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (16.07%) Use Case
6 8 (14.29%) Scrum
7 4 (7.14%) Workflow
8 3 (5.36%) Change Management
8 3 (5.36%) PRINCE
8 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.36%) User Stories
9 2 (3.57%) Coaching
9 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.57%) TOGAF
9 2 (3.57%) Workflow Analysis
10 1 (1.79%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Degree
1 10 (17.86%) ISEB
2 6 (10.71%) CBAP
2 6 (10.71%) IIBA
3 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps IT
Salary: Up to £38k plus benefits experience depending
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps IT
Salary: Up to £50k p.a. with Life & Pension experience
Posted: 25 days ago