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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Wales / South Wales
Rank 11 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 139 241 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.29% 19.87% 22.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.59% 20.32% 23.04%
Number of salaries quoted 130 223 245
Median salary £33,250 £30,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.01% -6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £38,396 £39,300
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%

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
790 1186 1202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.26% 97.77% 98.20%
Number of salaries quoted 695 1022 1046
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -7 85 £34,000 +13.33% 2
Newport +2 37 £30,250 -13.57% 1
Torfaen +4 12 £30,000 -3.22%
Bridgend +14 3 £42,500 +22.30% 2
Caerphilly -5 1 £24,000 -26.15% 2
Monmouthshire - 1 £19,000 -
Analyst
Wales

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 160 (40.92%) Finance
2 141 (36.06%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (27.37%) SQL
4 83 (21.23%) Degree
5 82 (20.97%) Business Analysis
6 66 (16.88%) ISEB
7 62 (15.86%) ITIL
8 61 (15.60%) Microsoft
9 52 (13.30%) .NET
10 51 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
11 49 (12.53%) Windows
12 46 (11.76%) Advertising
13 45 (11.51%) Stakeholder Management
13 45 (11.51%) Waterfall
14 44 (11.25%) User Acceptance Testing
15 41 (10.49%) Selenium
16 39 (9.97%) Scrum
16 39 (9.97%) Active Directory
17 37 (9.46%) Project Management
18 35 (8.95%) Test Scripting
19 33 (8.44%) SDLC
20 31 (7.93%) C#
20 31 (7.93%) Web Services
21 30 (7.67%) Manual Testing
22 29 (7.42%) MS Excel
22 29 (7.42%) Incident Management
23 28 (7.16%) Systems Analysis
24 26 (6.65%) SQL Server
24 26 (6.65%) Use Case
24 26 (6.65%) User Stories

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 5 (1.28%) SAS
2 4 (1.02%) ColdFusion
2 4 (1.02%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.02%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (0.77%) Apache Pig
3 3 (0.77%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.51%) Confluence
4 2 (0.51%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.51%) IIS
4 2 (0.51%) nginx
4 2 (0.51%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 29 (7.42%) MS Excel
2 24 (6.14%) MS Office
3 3 (0.77%) Moqups
3 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.51%) Radian6
1 2 (0.51%) Sage 200
1 2 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.51%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.28%) Office 365
3 4 (1.02%) IaaS
4 3 (0.77%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.51%) SaaS
6 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.26%) GitHub
6 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.79%) Firewall
2 4 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (0.77%) Internet
4 2 (0.51%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.26%) Broadband
5 1 (0.26%) FTP
5 1 (0.26%) LAN
5 1 (0.26%) Network Security
5 1 (0.26%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.28%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.77%) Apache Hive
5 3 (0.77%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.77%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.77%) QlikView
5 3 (0.77%) SAS EBI
5 3 (0.77%) Spotfire
5 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.51%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.26%) Big Data
7 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.26%) Power BI
7 1 (0.26%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (10.49%) Selenium
2 12 (3.07%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.05%) Eclipse
5 6 (1.53%) JIRA
5 6 (1.53%) SoapUI
6 5 (1.28%) JMeter
6 5 (1.28%) Subversion
6 5 (1.28%) Toad
7 4 (1.02%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.77%) MSTest
9 2 (0.51%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.51%) JUnit
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.51%) VersionOne
10 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.26%) QUnit
10 1 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.26%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.26%) TestLink
General
1 160 (40.92%) Finance
2 46 (11.76%) Advertising
3 20 (5.12%) Banking
3 20 (5.12%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.79%) Games
5 6 (1.53%) French Language
5 6 (1.53%) Italian Language
6 5 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.02%) Legal
8 3 (0.77%) Dutch Language
8 3 (0.77%) German Language
8 3 (0.77%) Marketing
8 3 (0.77%) Retail
9 2 (0.51%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.51%) Electronics
9 2 (0.51%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.51%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.26%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (13.30%) .NET
2 31 (7.93%) Web Services
3 12 (3.07%) ASP.NET
4 11 (2.81%) .NET Framework
4 11 (2.81%) SOAP
5 9 (2.30%) HTML
6 8 (2.05%) Ajax
7 7 (1.79%) CSS
7 7 (1.79%) jQuery
7 7 (1.79%) XML
8 6 (1.53%) WCF
9 5 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 4 (1.02%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.02%) J2EE
10 4 (1.02%) Java EE
10 4 (1.02%) JPA
10 4 (1.02%) JSF
10 4 (1.02%) Spring
10 4 (1.02%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 51 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.60%) iSeries
3 8 (2.05%) Fintech
3 8 (2.05%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.79%) Data Structures
4 7 (1.79%) User Experience
5 5 (1.28%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.02%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.77%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.51%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.51%) Social Media
9 1 (0.26%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.26%) Handset
9 1 (0.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 49 (12.53%) Windows
2 17 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 11 (2.81%) Windows 7
4 6 (1.53%) Linux
5 5 (1.28%) Android
6 4 (1.02%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.77%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.26%) CentOS
9 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (36.06%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (20.97%) Business Analysis
3 62 (15.86%) ITIL
4 45 (11.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (11.51%) Waterfall
5 44 (11.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 39 (9.97%) Scrum
7 37 (9.46%) Project Management
8 35 (8.95%) Test Scripting
9 33 (8.44%) SDLC
10 30 (7.67%) Manual Testing
11 29 (7.42%) Incident Management
12 28 (7.16%) Systems Analysis
13 26 (6.65%) Use Case
13 26 (6.65%) User Stories
14 25 (6.39%) Automation Testing
15 24 (6.14%) Validation
16 22 (5.63%) Data Modelling
16 22 (5.63%) Feasibility Study
17 21 (5.37%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 107 (27.37%) SQL
2 31 (7.93%) C#
3 19 (4.86%) JavaScript
4 16 (4.09%) Java
4 16 (4.09%) VB.NET
5 11 (2.81%) PowerShell
6 10 (2.56%) C
7 7 (1.79%) Python
8 4 (1.02%) C++
8 4 (1.02%) PHP
8 4 (1.02%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.02%) RPG
8 4 (1.02%) RPG IV
8 4 (1.02%) RPG/400
8 4 (1.02%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.77%) R
9 3 (0.77%) VB
10 2 (0.51%) Korn
10 2 (0.51%) Perl
10 2 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 83 (21.23%) Degree
2 66 (16.88%) ISEB
3 25 (6.39%) ITIL Certification
4 22 (5.63%) ISTQB
5 9 (2.30%) CBAP
5 9 (2.30%) IIBA
6 5 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.02%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.77%) CCNA
8 3 (0.77%) CISSP
9 1 (0.26%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.26%) APMP
9 1 (0.26%) CISA
9 1 (0.26%) CISM
9 1 (0.26%) HND
9 1 (0.26%) MCP
9 1 (0.26%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.60%) QA
2 15 (3.84%) SLA
3 4 (1.02%) PMO
4 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.26%) P3O
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (9.97%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.02%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (3.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 6 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.51%) SCCM
4 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (15.60%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.58%) IBM
3 11 (2.81%) VMware
4 10 (2.56%) Oracle
5 9 (2.30%) Tableau
6 8 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.79%) SAP
8 6 (1.53%) Cisco
9 4 (1.02%) CA Agile Central
9 4 (1.02%) Google
9 4 (1.02%) TOWER Software
10 3 (0.77%) Avaya
10 3 (0.77%) Citrix
11 2 (0.51%) Apple
11 2 (0.51%) Cognos
11 2 (0.51%) Dell
11 2 (0.51%) iManage
11 2 (0.51%) Lotus
11 2 (0.51%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.51%) Sage
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Ensono
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cas-gwent
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago