The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Analyst
Rank 60 30 48
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 12 49 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.75% 7.16% 3.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 7.37% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 11 44 20
Average salary £30,565 £38,783 £36,100
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.18% +7.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,129 £30,000 £34,725
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,783 £36,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
Senior 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
655 665 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.76% 97.22% 98.41%
Number of salaries quoted 537 551 487
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Senior Analyst
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Analyst across the Cardiff region.

Senior Analyst Salary Trend in Cardiff

Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title.

1 38 (73.08%) Degree
2 37 (71.15%) Banking
3 34 (65.38%) Telecoms
4 26 (50.00%) SQL
5 21 (40.38%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (38.46%) Finance
6 20 (38.46%) Unit Testing
7 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (25.00%) Validation
9 12 (23.08%) ISEB
9 12 (23.08%) ISTQB
9 12 (23.08%) Automation Testing
10 9 (17.31%) Data Management
10 9 (17.31%) MicroStrategy
11 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 8 (15.38%) SAS
12 7 (13.46%) XML
12 7 (13.46%) J2EE
12 7 (13.46%) HTML
12 7 (13.46%) Java
12 7 (13.46%) DB2
12 7 (13.46%) Struts
12 7 (13.46%) Hibernate
12 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
13 6 (11.54%) Release Management
13 6 (11.54%) Requirements Engineering
13 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (11.54%) Business Analysis
13 6 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (15.38%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
1 5 (9.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.77%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.77%) Fireworks
2 3 (5.77%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (5.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) INSURE/90
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) DB2
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.69%) OLTP
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.85%) SQLPlus
5 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.85%) Toad
General
1 37 (71.15%) Banking
2 34 (65.38%) Telecoms
3 20 (38.46%) Finance
4 4 (7.69%) Billing
5 2 (3.85%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) XML
1 7 (13.46%) J2EE
1 7 (13.46%) HTML
1 7 (13.46%) Struts
1 7 (13.46%) Hibernate
2 4 (7.69%) Entity Framework
2 4 (7.69%) LINQ to SQL
2 4 (7.69%) LINQ
2 4 (7.69%) Web Services
3 3 (5.77%) DOM
3 3 (5.77%) XSLT
3 3 (5.77%) CSS
3 3 (5.77%) Servlets
3 3 (5.77%) jQuery
3 3 (5.77%) Spring
3 3 (5.77%) Spring MVC
3 3 (5.77%) CSS3
3 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
3 3 (5.77%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) iSeries
3 3 (5.77%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.77%) Human Factors
3 3 (5.77%) Statistics
3 3 (5.77%) User Experience
4 2 (3.85%) Economics
4 2 (3.85%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (38.46%) Unit Testing
3 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (25.00%) Validation
5 12 (23.08%) Automation Testing
6 9 (17.31%) Data Management
7 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
7 6 (11.54%) Release Management
7 6 (11.54%) Requirements Engineering
7 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (11.54%) Business Analysis
7 6 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
7 6 (11.54%) ETL
8 5 (9.62%) Scrum
8 5 (9.62%) Manual Testing
8 5 (9.62%) SDLC
9 4 (7.69%) Data Migration
9 4 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (13.46%) Java
3 5 (9.62%) RPG
3 5 (9.62%) RPG/400
3 5 (9.62%) RPG IV
4 4 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (73.08%) Degree
2 12 (23.08%) ISEB
2 12 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (3.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) MicroStrategy
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle
4 4 (7.69%) Guidewire
5 3 (5.77%) Adobe