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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 50 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 23 32 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.35% 4.83% 4.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.43% 4.92% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 23 30 16
Average salary £31,500 £33,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -10.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £30,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £38,150 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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
670 650 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.53% 98.04% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 557 570 336
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 41 (74.55%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (45.45%) Waterfall
3 24 (43.64%) Finance
4 22 (40.00%) Business Analysis
5 19 (34.55%) PRINCE2
6 15 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (25.45%) SDLC
8 12 (21.82%) ISEB
9 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (18.18%) Degree
10 7 (12.73%) Marketing
10 7 (12.73%) MS Visio
11 6 (10.91%) PRINCE
12 5 (9.09%) Scrum
13 4 (7.27%) Project Management
13 4 (7.27%) Web Development
14 3 (5.45%) Use Case
14 3 (5.45%) BPR
14 3 (5.45%) UML
14 3 (5.45%) Workflow
15 2 (3.64%) Advertising
15 2 (3.64%) TOGAF
15 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
15 2 (3.64%) MS Office
15 2 (3.64%) IIBA
15 2 (3.64%) CBAP
15 2 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
15 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
15 2 (3.64%) Coaching
16 1 (1.82%) Business Process Mapping

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (12.73%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
General
1 24 (43.64%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (74.55%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (45.45%) Waterfall
3 22 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 19 (34.55%) PRINCE2
5 14 (25.45%) SDLC
6 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.91%) PRINCE
8 5 (9.09%) Scrum
9 4 (7.27%) Project Management
9 4 (7.27%) Web Development
10 3 (5.45%) BPR
10 3 (5.45%) UML
10 3 (5.45%) Use Case
10 3 (5.45%) Workflow
11 2 (3.64%) Coaching
11 2 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.64%) TOGAF
12 1 (1.82%) Business Process Mapping
12 1 (1.82%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) ISEB
2 10 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (3.64%) CBAP
3 2 (3.64%) IIBA
Vendors
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
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