The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South Wales region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 5 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 242 214 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 22.66% 19.74% 24.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.16% 20.06% 24.71%
Number of salaries quoted 230 185 236
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £19,000 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
Analyst
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 South Wales 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1045 1067 1113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.85% 98.43% 98.41%
Number of salaries quoted 929 926 939
Median salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region that featured Analyst in the job title.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Analyst
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Analyst Salary Trend in South Wales

Analyst
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Analyst across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Analyst Salary Histogram in South Wales

Analyst
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff 0 150 £32,500 +8.33% 12
Newport +3 58 £31,750 -9.28% 1
Torfaen +5 15 £27,000 -22.85% 1
Neath Port Talbot 0 7 £37,500 -
Bridgend -4 1 £26,500 +32.50%
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £26,500 -
Analyst
Wales

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 188 (42.44%) Finance
2 148 (33.41%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (27.77%) SQL
4 93 (20.99%) Degree
5 78 (17.61%) Microsoft
6 76 (17.16%) Business Analysis
7 73 (16.48%) ITIL
8 70 (15.80%) ISEB
9 60 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 59 (13.32%) SDLC
11 56 (12.64%) Windows
12 52 (11.74%) .NET
13 50 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
14 47 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
15 46 (10.38%) Selenium
15 46 (10.38%) Scrum
16 45 (10.16%) Advertising
17 42 (9.48%) Active Directory
18 40 (9.03%) Incident Management
19 39 (8.80%) Systems Analysis
20 38 (8.58%) MS Excel
20 38 (8.58%) Waterfall
21 34 (7.67%) User Stories
21 34 (7.67%) MS Office
22 33 (7.45%) Validation
22 33 (7.45%) C#
23 31 (7.00%) Web Services
23 31 (7.00%) Project Management
23 31 (7.00%) Manual Testing
24 30 (6.77%) Use Case

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (2.26%) SAS
2 7 (1.58%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.35%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.13%) ColdFusion
5 4 (0.90%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (0.68%) Apache
7 2 (0.45%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.45%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.45%) Confluence
7 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.45%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.45%) IIS
7 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.23%) JBoss
8 1 (0.23%) nginx
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 38 (8.58%) MS Excel
2 34 (7.67%) MS Office
3 7 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.68%) Moqups
6 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Radian6
1 2 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.45%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) EQXanite
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.68%) Office 365
1 3 (0.68%) SaaS
2 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.45%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.45%) IaaS
2 2 (0.45%) PaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.35%) Firewall
2 3 (0.68%) LAN
2 3 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (0.45%) Internet
4 1 (0.23%) Broadband
4 1 (0.23%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.55%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.35%) QlikView
5 5 (1.13%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.90%) Apache Hive
6 4 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.90%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.68%) Big Data
7 3 (0.68%) SAS EBI
7 3 (0.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.45%) Cognos Report Studio
8 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.45%) Pentaho
8 2 (0.45%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.23%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (10.38%) Selenium
2 12 (2.71%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.03%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.58%) JMeter
6 6 (1.35%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.35%) JIRA
6 6 (1.35%) SoapUI
6 6 (1.35%) Subversion
6 6 (1.35%) Toad
7 5 (1.13%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.68%) MSTest
8 3 (0.68%) Ranorex
8 3 (0.68%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.45%) JBehave
9 2 (0.45%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.45%) JUnit
9 2 (0.45%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.45%) VersionOne
General
1 188 (42.44%) Finance
2 45 (10.16%) Advertising
3 25 (5.64%) Banking
3 25 (5.64%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.48%) Marketing
5 6 (1.35%) Games
5 6 (1.35%) Retail
6 5 (1.13%) French Language
6 5 (1.13%) Italian Language
7 4 (0.90%) Billing
7 4 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.68%) German Language
9 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.45%) Back Office
9 2 (0.45%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.45%) Electronics
9 2 (0.45%) Legal
9 2 (0.45%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.45%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (11.74%) .NET
2 31 (7.00%) Web Services
3 12 (2.71%) HTML
4 11 (2.48%) .NET Framework
4 11 (2.48%) ASP.NET
4 11 (2.48%) SOAP
4 11 (2.48%) XML
5 9 (2.03%) Ajax
6 8 (1.81%) Hibernate
6 8 (1.81%) J2EE
6 8 (1.81%) jQuery
7 7 (1.58%) CSS
8 6 (1.35%) WCF
9 5 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (0.90%) Java EE
10 4 (0.90%) JPA
10 4 (0.90%) JSF
10 4 (0.90%) Spring
10 4 (0.90%) Spring Web Flow
10 4 (0.90%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.97%) iSeries
3 14 (3.16%) User Experience
4 13 (2.93%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.03%) Data Structures
5 9 (2.03%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.03%) Statistics
6 6 (1.35%) Fintech
6 6 (1.35%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.13%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.90%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.68%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.45%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.45%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.45%) Economics
10 2 (0.45%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.45%) Replication
10 2 (0.45%) Social Media
11 1 (0.23%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 56 (12.64%) Windows
2 24 (5.42%) Windows Server
3 23 (5.19%) Windows 7
4 10 (2.26%) Linux
5 6 (1.35%) Android
6 5 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.90%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.68%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (0.68%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.68%) VyOS
8 3 (0.68%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.45%) CentOS
9 2 (0.45%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (33.41%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (17.16%) Business Analysis
3 73 (16.48%) ITIL
4 60 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 59 (13.32%) SDLC
6 47 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
7 46 (10.38%) Scrum
8 40 (9.03%) Incident Management
9 39 (8.80%) Systems Analysis
10 38 (8.58%) Waterfall
11 34 (7.67%) User Stories
12 33 (7.45%) Validation
13 31 (7.00%) Manual Testing
13 31 (7.00%) Project Management
14 30 (6.77%) Use Case
15 29 (6.55%) Data Modelling
15 29 (6.55%) Test Scripting
16 28 (6.32%) Feasibility Study
17 25 (5.64%) Automation Testing
17 25 (5.64%) UML
Programming Languages
1 123 (27.77%) SQL
2 33 (7.45%) C#
3 29 (6.55%) Java
4 21 (4.74%) JavaScript
5 12 (2.71%) PowerShell
5 12 (2.71%) VB.NET
6 11 (2.48%) C
6 11 (2.48%) C++
7 5 (1.13%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.13%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.90%) Python
8 4 (0.90%) RPG
8 4 (0.90%) RPG IV
8 4 (0.90%) RPG/400
8 4 (0.90%) VBA
9 3 (0.68%) PHP
9 3 (0.68%) Scala
9 3 (0.68%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.45%) Perl
10 2 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 93 (20.99%) Degree
2 70 (15.80%) ISEB
3 29 (6.55%) ITIL Certification
4 19 (4.29%) ISTQB
5 11 (2.48%) IIBA
6 8 (1.81%) CBAP
7 5 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (0.90%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.68%) CCNA
9 3 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.68%) MCP
9 3 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.23%) APMP
10 1 (0.23%) CCENT
10 1 (0.23%) CISA
10 1 (0.23%) CISM
10 1 (0.23%) CISSP
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.06%) QA
1 18 (4.06%) SLA
2 4 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.23%) P3O
System Software
1 42 (9.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (2.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 6 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.35%) SCCM
3 3 (0.68%) Nagios
4 2 (0.45%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.23%) Nessus
5 1 (0.23%) Nmap
5 1 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 78 (17.61%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.16%) IBM
3 13 (2.93%) VMware
4 10 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (2.26%) SAP
5 9 (2.03%) Oracle
6 5 (1.13%) CA Agile Central
6 5 (1.13%) Cisco
6 5 (1.13%) Dell
7 4 (0.90%) Avaya
7 4 (0.90%) Guidewire
7 4 (0.90%) Tableau
7 4 (0.90%) TOWER Software
8 3 (0.68%) Intel
8 3 (0.68%) NetApp
8 3 (0.68%) Splunk
8 3 (0.68%) Vyatta
9 2 (0.45%) Citrix
9 2 (0.45%) Lotus
9 2 (0.45%) Red Hat
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