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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 243 205 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 22.46% 17.52% 19.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.23% 18.16% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 207 179 161
Average salary £31,000 £31,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £39,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1046 1129 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.67% 96.50% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 913 1000 806
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,175 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +2 151 £30,565 -1.40% 24
Newport +6 30 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Caerphilly +17 15 £21,250 -47.85%
Torfaen +5 14 £30,500 -7.57% 2
Bridgend +17 9 £33,500 -4.28% 2
Analyst
Wales

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 142 (27.47%) SQL
2 139 (26.89%) Finance
3 104 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (19.15%) Microsoft
5 85 (16.44%) Degree
6 76 (14.70%) SQL Server
7 73 (14.12%) Windows
8 68 (13.15%) ISEB
9 67 (12.96%) MS Excel
10 66 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
11 65 (12.57%) Java
12 63 (12.19%) User Acceptance Testing
13 62 (11.99%) Test Scripting
14 57 (11.03%) Business Analysis
15 52 (10.06%) Oracle
15 52 (10.06%) ITIL
16 51 (9.86%) Banking
17 46 (8.90%) Unit Testing
18 45 (8.70%) Telecoms
18 45 (8.70%) Mentoring
19 44 (8.51%) XML
20 40 (7.74%) Scrum
21 36 (6.96%) Web Services
21 36 (6.96%) User Stories
22 32 (6.19%) PRINCE2
23 31 (6.00%) Groovy
24 30 (5.80%) .NET
25 29 (5.61%) System Testing
25 29 (5.61%) QA
25 29 (5.61%) Automated Testing

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 15 (2.90%) SAS
2 10 (1.93%) Tomcat
2 10 (1.93%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (1.93%) IIS
2 10 (1.93%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.55%) FileNet
3 8 (1.55%) CMS
3 8 (1.55%) LiveCycle
3 8 (1.55%) Confluence
3 8 (1.55%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.35%) Commerce Server
5 2 (0.39%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.39%) Lync
6 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.19%) Apache
6 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 67 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.84%) MS Office
3 14 (2.71%) MS Project
4 7 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.58%) SPSS
6 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.55%) Google Analytics
2 6 (1.16%) INSURE/90
3 5 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.77%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.77%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle Manufacturing
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.19%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.71%) SaaS
2 2 (0.39%) Basecamp
2 2 (0.39%) Trello
3 1 (0.19%) GitHub
3 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.42%) Firewall
2 24 (4.64%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.51%) DNS
4 12 (2.32%) SAN
5 11 (2.13%) Internet
5 11 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (1.74%) NAS
7 8 (1.55%) Network Security
7 8 (1.55%) VoIP
8 7 (1.35%) LAN
8 7 (1.35%) Wireless
9 6 (1.16%) WAN
9 6 (1.16%) DHCP
10 4 (0.77%) VLAN
11 2 (0.39%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.39%) HTTP
11 2 (0.39%) SNMP
11 2 (0.39%) SSL
12 1 (0.19%) ISDN
12 1 (0.19%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (14.70%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (3.48%) Oracle Database
5 16 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (2.32%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (1.93%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (1.93%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.74%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (1.16%) DB2
12 6 (1.16%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.77%) MS Access
13 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (4.64%) JIRA
2 23 (4.45%) JUnit
3 19 (3.68%) Jenkins
4 15 (2.90%) Cucumber
4 15 (2.90%) Selenium
5 13 (2.51%) Maven
6 11 (2.13%) Subversion
6 11 (2.13%) SoapUI
7 10 (1.93%) Hudson
7 10 (1.93%) Visual Studio
7 10 (1.93%) Eclipse
8 8 (1.55%) ClearQuest
9 6 (1.16%) WebDriver
9 6 (1.16%) Rational Application Developer
10 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.97%) Ant
10 5 (0.97%) CruiseControl
11 4 (0.77%) JMeter
11 4 (0.77%) Git (software)
12 3 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 139 (26.89%) Finance
2 51 (9.86%) Banking
3 45 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 23 (4.45%) Marketing
5 15 (2.90%) Advertising
6 10 (1.93%) Billing
7 8 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.97%) Welsh Language
9 3 (0.58%) Legal
9 3 (0.58%) Retail
10 2 (0.39%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.19%) French Language
11 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (8.51%) XML
2 36 (6.96%) Web Services
3 30 (5.80%) .NET
4 28 (5.42%) J2EE
4 28 (5.42%) Hibernate
5 26 (5.03%) HTML
6 18 (3.48%) Spring
7 12 (2.32%) JSF
7 12 (2.32%) CSS
8 10 (1.93%) SOAP
8 10 (1.93%) Struts
8 10 (1.93%) XSLT
9 8 (1.55%) WPF
9 8 (1.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (1.35%) .NET Framework
10 7 (1.35%) Middleware
11 6 (1.16%) JSP
12 4 (0.77%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.77%) COM
12 4 (0.77%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.29%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.71%) Mathematics
4 13 (2.51%) User Experience
5 11 (2.13%) Open Source
6 10 (1.93%) Digital Media
6 10 (1.93%) Statistics
6 10 (1.93%) Blog
6 10 (1.93%) IPTV
7 8 (1.55%) Credit Risk
8 5 (0.97%) Mobile App
8 5 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.77%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (0.77%) CMDB
10 3 (0.58%) GIS
11 2 (0.39%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.39%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.39%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.39%) AS400
11 2 (0.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 73 (14.12%) Windows
2 24 (4.64%) Linux
3 18 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (2.71%) UNIX
4 14 (2.71%) Windows XP
4 14 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.93%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.55%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.35%) Android
9 5 (0.97%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.58%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (12.19%) User Acceptance Testing
3 62 (11.99%) Test Scripting
4 57 (11.03%) Business Analysis
5 52 (10.06%) ITIL
6 46 (8.90%) Unit Testing
7 45 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 40 (7.74%) Scrum
9 36 (6.96%) User Stories
10 32 (6.19%) PRINCE2
11 29 (5.61%) Automated Testing
11 29 (5.61%) System Testing
12 28 (5.42%) Waterfall
13 27 (5.22%) Test Strategy
13 27 (5.22%) Project Management
14 25 (4.84%) Validation
14 25 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (4.06%) TDD
16 20 (3.87%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (3.68%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 142 (27.47%) SQL
2 65 (12.57%) Java
3 31 (6.00%) Groovy
4 27 (5.22%) JavaScript
5 16 (3.09%) C#
5 16 (3.09%) VBA
6 15 (2.90%) T-SQL
7 12 (2.32%) RPG
7 12 (2.32%) RPG IV
8 10 (1.93%) Scala
9 9 (1.74%) PL/SQL
10 8 (1.55%) Clojure
10 8 (1.55%) Perl
11 7 (1.35%) Delphi
12 6 (1.16%) RPG/400
13 4 (0.77%) C
13 4 (0.77%) C++
13 4 (0.77%) Python
14 2 (0.39%) XQuery
14 2 (0.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 85 (16.44%) Degree
2 68 (13.15%) ISEB
3 28 (5.42%) ISTQB
4 16 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (2.13%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.55%) MCSE
8 7 (1.35%) MCP
8 7 (1.35%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.97%) CISSP
10 4 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.77%) SAP Certification
10 4 (0.77%) CCNA
11 3 (0.58%) PMP
11 3 (0.58%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.39%) GIAC
12 2 (0.39%) GCIA
12 2 (0.39%) GCFW
12 2 (0.39%) GCWN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.61%) QA
2 19 (3.68%) SLA
3 7 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.77%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.58%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 26 (5.03%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.71%) VirtualBox
3 12 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.74%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.97%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.19%) XenApp
6 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (0.97%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.58%) SCCM
2 3 (0.58%) SCOM
2 3 (0.58%) SCDPM
3 2 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.39%) Nessus
3 2 (0.39%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.39%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.19%) SCSM
Vendors
1 99 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 52 (10.06%) Oracle
3 28 (5.42%) IBM
4 26 (5.03%) VMware
5 23 (4.45%) Cisco
6 14 (2.71%) T-Plan
7 12 (2.32%) SAP
7 12 (2.32%) Adobe
8 11 (2.13%) Google
9 10 (1.93%) Guidewire
10 9 (1.74%) HP
10 9 (1.74%) Citrix
11 8 (1.55%) Twitter
12 7 (1.35%) Business Objects
13 6 (1.16%) NetApp
14 4 (0.77%) Veritas
14 4 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.77%) Symantec
15 3 (0.58%) Remedy
15 3 (0.58%) Perforce
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £21K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ITF Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
South Wales
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: DOE
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Posted: 10 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Posted: 12 days ago
Bridgend
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £37000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £25000 + Benefits package
Posted: 23 days ago
Cardiff
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 25 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Pack
Posted: 25 days ago