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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 14 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 59 33 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.66% 5.72% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.90% 5.91% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 41 22 8
Average salary £33,500 £31,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.20% -17.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,400 £42,840
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
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
596 558 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.55% 96.71% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 517 481 361
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £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 24 October 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 52 (49.06%) Business Analysis
2 38 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (27.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 27 (25.47%) Finance
4 27 (25.47%) PRINCE2
5 25 (23.58%) SQL
6 22 (20.75%) Waterfall
7 20 (18.87%) ISEB
7 20 (18.87%) GAP Analysis
8 19 (17.92%) Degree
9 18 (16.98%) Microsoft
9 18 (16.98%) SQL Server
10 16 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (14.15%) Project Management
11 15 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (12.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (10.38%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (9.43%) User Stories
14 10 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (9.43%) Use Case
15 9 (8.49%) User Experience
15 9 (8.49%) Data Migration
15 9 (8.49%) MS Visio
15 9 (8.49%) Migration
16 8 (7.55%) MS Excel
16 8 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
17 7 (6.60%) T-SQL
17 7 (6.60%) XML
17 7 (6.60%) Scrum

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.94%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (8.49%) MS Visio
2 8 (7.55%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.66%) MS Project
4 5 (4.72%) MS Office
5 1 (0.94%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (10.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) RequisitePro
1 2 (1.89%) Axure RP
1 2 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.94%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 27 (25.47%) Finance
2 4 (3.77%) Banking
3 3 (2.83%) Advertising
4 2 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (0.94%) Automotive
5 1 (0.94%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.49%) User Experience
3 5 (4.72%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.94%) Open Source
5 1 (0.94%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (49.06%) Business Analysis
2 38 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (27.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 27 (25.47%) PRINCE2
5 22 (20.75%) Waterfall
6 20 (18.87%) GAP Analysis
7 16 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (14.15%) Project Management
8 15 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (9.43%) Use Case
9 10 (9.43%) User Stories
10 9 (8.49%) Data Migration
10 9 (8.49%) Migration
11 7 (6.60%) Scrum
12 6 (5.66%) System Testing
12 6 (5.66%) UML
12 6 (5.66%) RUP
12 6 (5.66%) DSDM
12 6 (5.66%) CRM
12 6 (5.66%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.58%) SQL
2 7 (6.60%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (18.87%) ISEB
2 19 (17.92%) Degree
3 1 (0.94%) IIBA
3 1 (0.94%) CBAP
3 1 (0.94%) APMP
3 1 (0.94%) APMG
3 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.89%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.94%) SLA
Vendors
1 18 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.72%) Business Objects
3 4 (3.77%) Oracle
4 3 (2.83%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.94%) Casewise
5 1 (0.94%) iRise
5 1 (0.94%) Facebook
5 1 (0.94%) SAP
5 1 (0.94%) IBM
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