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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 254 183 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 23.50% 16.07% 17.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.38% 16.73% 18.34%
Number of salaries quoted 226 166 146
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £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
1042 1094 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.39% 96.05% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 936 970 783
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 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 2 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 +2 172 £30,283 -3.09% 32
Newport +10 29 £32,500 +15.04% 4
Caerphilly +18 18 £21,250 -52.77%
Torfaen +5 14 £31,000 -3.12% 1
Bridgend +9 8 £33,500 -4.28% 3
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £37,500 -
Analyst
Wales

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 152 (27.99%) SQL
2 135 (24.86%) Finance
3 108 (19.89%) Microsoft
4 102 (18.78%) Degree
5 76 (14.00%) Banking
6 74 (13.63%) Java
6 74 (13.63%) Windows
6 74 (13.63%) MS Excel
7 71 (13.08%) SQL Server
7 71 (13.08%) Telecoms
8 70 (12.89%) Unit Testing
9 69 (12.71%) ISEB
10 63 (11.60%) Test Scripting
11 61 (11.23%) ITIL
12 60 (11.05%) User Acceptance Testing
13 56 (10.31%) XML
14 53 (9.76%) Business Analysis
15 48 (8.84%) Web Services
16 46 (8.47%) Mentoring
17 45 (8.29%) Oracle
18 43 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
19 42 (7.73%) Scrum
20 41 (7.55%) Hibernate
20 41 (7.55%) J2EE
21 38 (7.00%) HTML
22 36 (6.63%) User Stories
23 35 (6.45%) IBM
24 34 (6.26%) QA
25 31 (5.71%) ISTQB
25 31 (5.71%) Business Intelligence

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 16 (2.95%) WebSphere Application Server
1 16 (2.95%) Tomcat
1 16 (2.95%) WebSphere
2 15 (2.76%) SAS
3 14 (2.58%) IIS
4 12 (2.21%) CMS
5 11 (2.03%) Commerce Server
6 10 (1.84%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.66%) LiveCycle
7 9 (1.66%) Confluence
7 9 (1.66%) FileNet
8 2 (0.37%) Lync
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.18%) Apache
Applications
1 74 (13.63%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.34%) MS Office
3 12 (2.21%) MS Project
4 8 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.55%) SPSS
6 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (2.21%) INSURE/90
2 11 (2.03%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.74%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.39%) SaaS
2 2 (0.37%) Basecamp
2 2 (0.37%) Trello
3 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.52%) Firewall
2 24 (4.42%) TCP/IP
3 16 (2.95%) DNS
3 16 (2.95%) Internet
4 15 (2.76%) SAN
5 12 (2.21%) NAS
6 10 (1.84%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (1.47%) Wireless
7 8 (1.47%) VoIP
8 7 (1.29%) WAN
8 7 (1.29%) LAN
8 7 (1.29%) Network Security
9 5 (0.92%) DHCP
10 4 (0.74%) VLAN
11 2 (0.37%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.37%) HTTP
11 2 (0.37%) SNMP
11 2 (0.37%) SSL
12 1 (0.18%) ISDN
12 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (2.95%) Oracle Database
4 15 (2.76%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (2.21%) RDBMS
7 12 (2.21%) DB2
8 11 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (2.03%) MongoDB
8 11 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (1.84%) NoSQL
10 9 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.74%) MS Access
13 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (4.42%) JIRA
2 21 (3.87%) JUnit
3 19 (3.50%) Jenkins
4 16 (2.95%) Eclipse
5 14 (2.58%) Maven
5 14 (2.58%) Selenium
6 13 (2.39%) Visual Studio
6 13 (2.39%) Cucumber
7 12 (2.21%) Rational Application Developer
7 12 (2.21%) Subversion
8 11 (2.03%) SoapUI
8 11 (2.03%) Hudson
9 10 (1.84%) ClearQuest
10 6 (1.10%) WebDriver
11 5 (0.92%) Ant
11 5 (0.92%) CruiseControl
12 4 (0.74%) JMeter
12 4 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 135 (24.86%) Finance
2 76 (14.00%) Banking
3 71 (13.08%) Telecoms
4 25 (4.60%) Marketing
5 16 (2.95%) Billing
5 16 (2.95%) Advertising
6 7 (1.29%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.10%) Welsh Language
8 3 (0.55%) Legal
8 3 (0.55%) Retail
8 3 (0.55%) Electronics
9 2 (0.37%) Law
10 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.18%) French Language
10 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (10.31%) XML
2 48 (8.84%) Web Services
3 41 (7.55%) Hibernate
3 41 (7.55%) J2EE
4 38 (7.00%) HTML
5 31 (5.71%) .NET
6 25 (4.60%) Spring
7 18 (3.31%) CSS
8 16 (2.95%) Struts
9 13 (2.39%) JSF
10 12 (2.21%) JSP
11 11 (2.03%) SOAP
11 11 (2.03%) XSLT
11 11 (2.03%) .NET Framework
12 9 (1.66%) WPF
12 9 (1.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (1.29%) Middleware
14 5 (0.92%) COM
15 4 (0.74%) Spring Web Flow
15 4 (0.74%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 21 (3.87%) Management Information System
2 15 (2.76%) Mathematics
3 12 (2.21%) Open Source
4 10 (1.84%) Blog
5 9 (1.66%) IPTV
5 9 (1.66%) Statistics
5 9 (1.66%) Digital Media
6 8 (1.47%) Credit Risk
7 5 (0.92%) Mobile App
7 5 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.74%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (0.74%) CMDB
9 3 (0.55%) DTV
9 3 (0.55%) GIS
10 2 (0.37%) AS400
10 2 (0.37%) PKI
10 2 (0.37%) iPhone
10 2 (0.37%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.37%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 74 (13.63%) Windows
2 23 (4.24%) Linux
3 18 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (2.58%) UNIX
6 13 (2.39%) Windows XP
7 10 (1.84%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.47%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.47%) Android
9 4 (0.74%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (12.89%) Unit Testing
2 63 (11.60%) Test Scripting
3 61 (11.23%) ITIL
4 60 (11.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 53 (9.76%) Business Analysis
6 46 (8.47%) Mentoring
7 43 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (7.73%) Scrum
9 36 (6.63%) User Stories
10 31 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
11 29 (5.34%) Automated Testing
11 29 (5.34%) System Testing
12 27 (4.97%) Test Strategy
12 27 (4.97%) PRINCE2
13 26 (4.79%) Validation
13 26 (4.79%) Migration
14 25 (4.60%) Project Management
15 24 (4.42%) Waterfall
16 23 (4.24%) Data Migration
16 23 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 152 (27.99%) SQL
2 74 (13.63%) Java
3 30 (5.52%) Groovy
4 24 (4.42%) RPG
4 24 (4.42%) RPG IV
4 24 (4.42%) JavaScript
5 15 (2.76%) C#
6 12 (2.21%) RPG/400
7 11 (2.03%) Scala
7 11 (2.03%) T-SQL
7 11 (2.03%) VBA
8 9 (1.66%) Clojure
9 8 (1.47%) Perl
9 8 (1.47%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.10%) Delphi
11 4 (0.74%) C
11 4 (0.74%) Python
12 2 (0.37%) XQuery
12 2 (0.37%) C++
12 2 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 102 (18.78%) Degree
2 69 (12.71%) ISEB
3 31 (5.71%) ISTQB
4 20 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.39%) MCP
5 13 (2.39%) MCSE
6 12 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (2.21%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.29%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.29%) SAP Certification
8 6 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.74%) CCNA
10 3 (0.55%) CISSP
10 3 (0.55%) PMP
10 3 (0.55%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.37%) GIAC
11 2 (0.37%) GCIA
11 2 (0.37%) GCFW
11 2 (0.37%) GCWN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.26%) QA
2 22 (4.05%) SLA
3 10 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.29%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.55%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 28 (5.16%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.39%) Hyper-V
2 13 (2.39%) VirtualBox
3 12 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.92%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.18%) XenApp
5 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.10%) NetBackup
2 4 (0.74%) SCCM
3 3 (0.55%) SCOM
3 3 (0.55%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.37%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.37%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (0.18%) Nessus
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.18%) SCSM
Vendors
1 108 (19.89%) Microsoft
2 45 (8.29%) Oracle
3 35 (6.45%) IBM
4 30 (5.52%) VMware
5 29 (5.34%) Cisco
6 16 (2.95%) SAP
6 16 (2.95%) Guidewire
7 14 (2.58%) Google
8 13 (2.39%) T-Plan
8 13 (2.39%) Adobe
9 12 (2.21%) HP
10 9 (1.66%) Citrix
10 9 (1.66%) Twitter
11 8 (1.47%) Business Objects
12 7 (1.29%) Veritas
12 7 (1.29%) Symantec
13 6 (1.10%) NetApp
14 4 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
15 3 (0.55%) CheckPoint
15 3 (0.55%) Remedy
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 to £42000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newport
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ITF Solutions
Salary: £28500 - £32500 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £25000 + Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £36 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Pack
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bridgend
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Salary: From £32,277 to £36,309 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago