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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Wales / South Wales
Rank 4 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 192 198 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 21.55% 18.57% 23.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.99% 19.00% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 181 178 240
Median salary £32,750 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,024 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.38% +2.85%

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
873 1042 1118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.98% 97.75% 98.59%
Number of salaries quoted 778 909 1005
Median salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 17 January 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 17 January 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 0 121 £33,173 +10.57% 5
Newport +10 46 £30,250 -19.33%
Torfaen +12 18 £27,000 -22.85%
Bridgend +5 1 £26,500 +4.95% 4
Neath Port Talbot +4 1 £37,500 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £26,500 -
Analyst
Wales

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 167 (39.57%) Finance
2 147 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (27.25%) SQL
4 91 (21.56%) Degree
5 77 (18.25%) ITIL
5 77 (18.25%) Business Analysis
6 71 (16.82%) Microsoft
7 63 (14.93%) ISEB
8 55 (13.03%) Windows
9 53 (12.56%) .NET
10 49 (11.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 44 (10.43%) User Acceptance Testing
11 44 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
11 44 (10.43%) SDLC
12 43 (10.19%) Selenium
13 41 (9.72%) Active Directory
13 41 (9.72%) Scrum
13 41 (9.72%) Waterfall
14 39 (9.24%) Incident Management
14 39 (9.24%) Advertising
15 38 (9.00%) Systems Analysis
16 37 (8.77%) Project Management
17 35 (8.29%) Web Services
17 35 (8.29%) MS Excel
18 34 (8.06%) C#
18 34 (8.06%) Validation
19 31 (7.35%) Manual Testing
20 30 (7.11%) User Stories
20 30 (7.11%) MS Office
20 30 (7.11%) Data Modelling

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 8 (1.90%) SAS
2 5 (1.18%) ColdFusion
3 4 (0.95%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.95%) Tomcat
3 4 (0.95%) WebSphere
3 4 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (0.47%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.47%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.47%) Confluence
4 2 (0.47%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.47%) nginx
4 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.47%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.24%) IIS
5 1 (0.24%) JBoss
Applications
1 35 (8.29%) MS Excel
2 30 (7.11%) MS Office
3 3 (0.71%) Moqups
4 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Radian6
1 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.47%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.95%) Office 365
3 3 (0.71%) IaaS
4 2 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.47%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.24%) GitHub
5 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.24%) PaaS
5 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.13%) Firewall
2 4 (0.95%) LAN
3 3 (0.71%) Internet
3 3 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.47%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.24%) Broadband
5 1 (0.24%) Network Security
5 1 (0.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.95%) Apache Hive
5 4 (0.95%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.95%) QlikView
6 3 (0.71%) Big Data
6 3 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.71%) SAS EBI
7 2 (0.47%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.47%) Pentaho
7 2 (0.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (0.47%) Spotfire
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.24%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 43 (10.19%) Selenium
2 10 (2.37%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.13%) Eclipse
4 8 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.42%) JIRA
5 6 (1.42%) JMeter
5 6 (1.42%) Subversion
5 6 (1.42%) Toad
6 5 (1.18%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.18%) SoapUI
6 5 (1.18%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.71%) MSTest
7 3 (0.71%) Ranorex
8 2 (0.47%) JBehave
8 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.47%) JUnit
8 2 (0.47%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (0.47%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.47%) VersionOne
9 1 (0.24%) TestLink
General
1 167 (39.57%) Finance
2 39 (9.24%) Advertising
3 25 (5.92%) Telecoms
4 24 (5.69%) Banking
5 8 (1.90%) Marketing
6 6 (1.42%) French Language
6 6 (1.42%) Games
6 6 (1.42%) Italian Language
6 6 (1.42%) Retail
7 4 (0.95%) Billing
7 4 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.71%) Dutch Language
8 3 (0.71%) German Language
8 3 (0.71%) Legal
9 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.47%) Back Office
9 2 (0.47%) Electronics
9 2 (0.47%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.47%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (12.56%) .NET
2 35 (8.29%) Web Services
3 13 (3.08%) HTML
4 12 (2.84%) ASP.NET
5 11 (2.61%) .NET Framework
5 11 (2.61%) SOAP
6 10 (2.37%) XML
7 9 (2.13%) Ajax
8 8 (1.90%) Hibernate
8 8 (1.90%) J2EE
8 8 (1.90%) jQuery
9 7 (1.66%) CSS
10 6 (1.42%) WCF
11 5 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (0.95%) Java EE
12 4 (0.95%) JPA
12 4 (0.95%) JSF
12 4 (0.95%) Spring
12 4 (0.95%) Spring Web Flow
12 4 (0.95%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.69%) iSeries
3 11 (2.61%) User Experience
4 10 (2.37%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.13%) Statistics
6 8 (1.90%) Fintech
6 8 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.66%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.66%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.18%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.95%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.71%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.71%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.47%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.47%) Economics
11 2 (0.47%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.47%) Social Media
12 1 (0.24%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.24%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 55 (13.03%) Windows
2 22 (5.21%) Windows Server
3 15 (3.55%) Windows 7
4 11 (2.61%) Linux
5 5 (1.18%) Android
6 4 (0.95%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.71%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (0.71%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.71%) VyOS
7 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.47%) CentOS
8 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (18.25%) Business Analysis
2 77 (18.25%) ITIL
3 49 (11.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (10.43%) SDLC
4 44 (10.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 41 (9.72%) Scrum
5 41 (9.72%) Waterfall
6 39 (9.24%) Incident Management
7 38 (9.00%) Systems Analysis
8 37 (8.77%) Project Management
9 34 (8.06%) Validation
10 31 (7.35%) Manual Testing
11 30 (7.11%) Data Modelling
11 30 (7.11%) User Stories
12 29 (6.87%) Test Scripting
13 28 (6.64%) Feasibility Study
14 24 (5.69%) Use Case
15 23 (5.45%) Automation Testing
15 23 (5.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 115 (27.25%) SQL
2 34 (8.06%) C#
3 25 (5.92%) Java
4 22 (5.21%) JavaScript
5 16 (3.79%) VB.NET
6 13 (3.08%) PowerShell
7 11 (2.61%) C
8 8 (1.90%) C++
9 6 (1.42%) Python
10 5 (1.18%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.95%) PHP
11 4 (0.95%) RPG
11 4 (0.95%) RPG IV
11 4 (0.95%) RPG/400
12 3 (0.71%) Scala
12 3 (0.71%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.71%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.47%) Perl
13 2 (0.47%) VB
13 2 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 91 (21.56%) Degree
2 63 (14.93%) ISEB
3 28 (6.64%) ITIL Certification
4 18 (4.27%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.42%) CBAP
5 6 (1.42%) IIBA
5 6 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (0.95%) CCNA
6 4 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.47%) CISSP
9 1 (0.24%) APMP
9 1 (0.24%) CEH
9 1 (0.24%) CISA
9 1 (0.24%) CISM
9 1 (0.24%) HND
9 1 (0.24%) MCP
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.27%) QA
2 15 (3.55%) SLA
3 4 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.24%) P3O
System Software
1 41 (9.72%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (3.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 6 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.71%) Nagios
4 2 (0.47%) SCCM
5 1 (0.24%) Nessus
5 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.24%) Nmap
5 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (16.82%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.79%) IBM
3 15 (3.55%) VMware
4 10 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (2.37%) SAP
5 9 (2.13%) Oracle
6 7 (1.66%) Tableau
7 6 (1.42%) Cisco
8 5 (1.18%) CA Agile Central
8 5 (1.18%) Dell
9 4 (0.95%) Guidewire
9 4 (0.95%) TOWER Software
10 3 (0.71%) Avaya
10 3 (0.71%) Citrix
10 3 (0.71%) Google
10 3 (0.71%) Intel
10 3 (0.71%) NetApp
10 3 (0.71%) Splunk
10 3 (0.71%) Vyatta
11 2 (0.47%) Lotus
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