The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 286 254 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 22.81% 23.30% 15.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.31% 24.19% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 255 228 163
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1227 1050 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.85% 96.33% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1054 950 964
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

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 28 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -3 160 £32,500 +8.33% 28
Newport +1 68 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Torfaen +5 28 £30,000 -1.63%
Bridgend +7 26 £25,500 -26.08% 5
Glamorgan - 2 £32,500 -
Neath Port Talbot +1 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Analyst
Wales

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 213 (42.77%) Finance
2 177 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (31.53%) SQL
4 103 (20.68%) ISEB
5 91 (18.27%) Degree
6 88 (17.67%) Business Analysis
6 88 (17.67%) Analytical Skills
7 83 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 79 (15.86%) SDLC
9 72 (14.46%) Scrum
10 69 (13.86%) Windows
11 58 (11.65%) Business Intelligence
12 57 (11.45%) Test Scripting
13 51 (10.24%) SQL Server
14 48 (9.64%) Oracle
14 48 (9.64%) Selenium
15 47 (9.44%) Linux
16 42 (8.43%) MS Office
17 41 (8.23%) User Acceptance Testing
17 41 (8.23%) Waterfall
18 40 (8.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 38 (7.63%) Java
20 37 (7.43%) .NET
21 34 (6.83%) Banking
21 34 (6.83%) Software Testing
22 33 (6.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 33 (6.63%) ITIL
22 33 (6.63%) MS Excel
23 31 (6.22%) UNIX
23 31 (6.22%) Web Services

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (3.21%) SAS
2 12 (2.41%) IIS
3 9 (1.81%) Apache
3 9 (1.81%) Tomcat
3 9 (1.81%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.20%) Node.js
4 6 (1.20%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.00%) JBoss
6 4 (0.80%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.60%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.60%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.40%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.20%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.20%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 42 (8.43%) MS Office
2 33 (6.63%) MS Excel
3 19 (3.82%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.41%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.00%) INSURE/90
2 2 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.40%) Sage ERP X3
2 2 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.40%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.82%) SaaS
2 8 (1.61%) PaaS
3 4 (0.80%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.21%) VoIP
1 11 (2.21%) Firewall
2 10 (2.01%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.20%) DHCP
3 6 (1.20%) HTTP
4 5 (1.00%) DNS
4 5 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (0.80%) LAN
5 4 (0.80%) Internet
6 3 (0.60%) Network Security
7 2 (0.40%) VPN
7 2 (0.40%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.40%) WAN
8 1 (0.20%) IPv4
8 1 (0.20%) DMZ
8 1 (0.20%) VLAN
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.20%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (6.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (2.01%) Data Mining
4 10 (2.01%) Big Data
5 9 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.41%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (1.41%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.20%) DB2
7 6 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.00%) QlikView
8 5 (1.00%) Cognos Powerplay
8 5 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.00%) Cognos Query Studio
8 5 (1.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 5 (1.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 5 (1.00%) Cognos Transformer
9 4 (0.80%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 48 (9.64%) Selenium
2 28 (5.62%) Cucumber
3 17 (3.41%) JMeter
4 14 (2.81%) SoapUI
4 14 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (2.01%) JIRA
6 9 (1.81%) Jenkins
6 9 (1.81%) Behat
7 8 (1.61%) MSTest
8 7 (1.41%) Git (software)
8 7 (1.41%) ClearQuest
9 6 (1.20%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.20%) Subversion
9 6 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.00%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.80%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.60%) JUnit
12 3 (0.60%) Maven
12 3 (0.60%) JBehave
12 3 (0.60%) WebDriver
General
1 213 (42.77%) Finance
2 34 (6.83%) Banking
3 30 (6.02%) Telecoms
4 27 (5.42%) Advertising
5 18 (3.61%) Marketing
6 8 (1.61%) Retail
6 8 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.00%) Automotive
8 4 (0.80%) Back Office
9 3 (0.60%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.60%) Legal
9 3 (0.60%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.40%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.40%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (7.43%) .NET
2 31 (6.22%) Web Services
3 28 (5.62%) XML
4 24 (4.82%) SOAP
5 17 (3.41%) REST
6 14 (2.81%) RESTful
6 14 (2.81%) HTML
7 9 (1.81%) CSS
7 9 (1.81%) JSON
8 8 (1.61%) Ajax
8 8 (1.61%) AngularJS
9 7 (1.41%) J2EE
10 6 (1.20%) Mojolicious
11 5 (1.00%) jQuery
11 5 (1.00%) Java EE
12 4 (0.80%) Spring Web Flow
12 4 (0.80%) JPA
12 4 (0.80%) XSL
12 4 (0.80%) Hibernate
12 4 (0.80%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 88 (17.67%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.21%) iSeries
3 13 (2.61%) AS400
4 9 (1.81%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.81%) User Experience
5 7 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.20%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.00%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.00%) FMCG
8 4 (0.80%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.80%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.60%) Life Science
9 3 (0.60%) CMDB
9 3 (0.60%) Informatics
9 3 (0.60%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.60%) NHS
9 3 (0.60%) Health Informatics
9 3 (0.60%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.40%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.40%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 69 (13.86%) Windows
2 47 (9.44%) Linux
3 31 (6.22%) UNIX
4 16 (3.21%) Solaris
5 12 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (2.41%) Windows 7
6 11 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.20%) Android
7 6 (1.20%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.80%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.80%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.60%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.20%) AIX
11 1 (0.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (17.67%) Business Analysis
3 79 (15.86%) SDLC
4 72 (14.46%) Scrum
5 58 (11.65%) Business Intelligence
6 57 (11.45%) Test Scripting
7 41 (8.23%) Waterfall
7 41 (8.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 34 (6.83%) Software Testing
9 33 (6.63%) ITIL
10 29 (5.82%) Project Management
10 29 (5.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (5.42%) PRINCE2
11 27 (5.42%) UML
11 27 (5.42%) Test Automation
11 27 (5.42%) Systems Analysis
12 26 (5.22%) Automated Testing
13 23 (4.62%) Dashboard Development
14 22 (4.42%) User Stories
15 21 (4.22%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 157 (31.53%) SQL
2 38 (7.63%) Java
3 29 (5.82%) JavaScript
4 23 (4.62%) C#
4 23 (4.62%) Python
5 22 (4.42%) Perl
6 16 (3.21%) PHP
7 14 (2.81%) Bash Shell
8 12 (2.41%) RPG IV
8 12 (2.41%) RPG
9 11 (2.21%) Ruby
10 6 (1.20%) VB
10 6 (1.20%) Groovy
11 5 (1.00%) RPG/400
11 5 (1.00%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.80%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.60%) C
13 3 (0.60%) C++
14 2 (0.40%) COBOL
14 2 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 103 (20.68%) ISEB
2 91 (18.27%) Degree
3 27 (5.42%) ISTQB
4 20 (4.02%) Security Cleared
5 12 (2.41%) SC Cleared
6 11 (2.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (2.21%) ISEB Practitioner
7 10 (2.01%) HND
8 6 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.60%) APMG
10 3 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (0.20%) IIBA
12 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.20%) PMP
12 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.20%) MCSE
12 1 (0.20%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.22%) QA
2 25 (5.02%) SLA
3 4 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.40%) HIPAA
System Software
1 23 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.40%) XenServer
3 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (3.21%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 83 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 48 (9.64%) Oracle
3 14 (2.81%) VMware
4 11 (2.21%) IBM
5 9 (1.81%) HP
5 9 (1.81%) Casewise
6 8 (1.61%) MicroStrategy
7 7 (1.41%) Cognos
8 6 (1.20%) Perforce
9 5 (1.00%) Borland
10 4 (0.80%) Lotus
10 4 (0.80%) Citrix
10 4 (0.80%) Tableau
11 3 (0.60%) Cisco
11 3 (0.60%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.60%) Remedy
12 2 (0.40%) TOWER Software
12 2 (0.40%) Sage
12 2 (0.40%) SAP
12 2 (0.40%) Google
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Peacocks Stores Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £22k - 28k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £200.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £15k - 18k per year + Shift allowance, bonus, Pension, Health care
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Bluetownonline
Salary: £15500 - £17500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £18k - 24k per year + pension, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £22000 - £25000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Paid for certs
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £20,500 to £25,500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £21000 - £33500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £28k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £30k + An Amazing Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago