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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 6 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 213 217 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 18.73% 17.99% 25.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.00% 18.56% 26.44%
Number of salaries quoted 193 200 259
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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
1121 1169 1093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.59% 96.93% 98.29%
Number of salaries quoted 976 1015 940
Median salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 123 £31,000 -11.42% 5
Newport -1 52 £35,000 -
Torfaen +6 9 £30,500 +1.66%
Bridgend -14 8 £15,250 -56.42% 3
Neath Port Talbot - 8 £40,000 -
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £21,990 -
Analyst
Wales

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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.

1 165 (36.42%) Finance
1 165 (36.42%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (27.81%) SQL
3 87 (19.21%) ISEB
4 83 (18.32%) Analytical Skills
5 78 (17.22%) Business Analysis
6 68 (15.01%) Microsoft
7 66 (14.57%) Windows
8 65 (14.35%) Degree
9 59 (13.02%) SQL Server
9 59 (13.02%) Test Scripting
10 57 (12.58%) SDLC
11 55 (12.14%) ITIL
12 53 (11.70%) Advertising
12 53 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
13 47 (10.38%) MS Excel
13 47 (10.38%) QA
14 45 (9.93%) Oracle
15 40 (8.83%) Scrum
16 39 (8.61%) Waterfall
17 37 (8.17%) ISTQB
18 36 (7.95%) User Acceptance Testing
18 36 (7.95%) SOAP
19 32 (7.06%) Selenium
20 31 (6.84%) Use Case
20 31 (6.84%) Telecoms
20 31 (6.84%) SLA
21 30 (6.62%) Linux
21 30 (6.62%) Continuous Improvement
22 29 (6.40%) MS Office

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 7 (1.55%) IIS
1 7 (1.55%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.32%) Apache
3 4 (0.88%) CMS
3 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (0.88%) Umbraco
4 3 (0.66%) SAS
4 3 (0.66%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.44%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.44%) ColdFusion
5 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.22%) JBoss
6 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 47 (10.38%) MS Excel
2 29 (6.40%) MS Office
3 11 (2.43%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) EViews
5 1 (0.22%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) assyst
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.43%) PaaS
2 9 (1.99%) SaaS
3 3 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.66%) Office 365
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.31%) Firewall
2 7 (1.55%) SAN
3 5 (1.10%) NAS
3 5 (1.10%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.88%) Internet
5 3 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.44%) LAN
7 1 (0.22%) DHCP
7 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.22%) HTTP
7 1 (0.22%) VLAN
7 1 (0.22%) VoIP
7 1 (0.22%) VPN
7 1 (0.22%) WAN
7 1 (0.22%) WebEx
7 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (13.02%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.53%) Big Data
3 15 (3.31%) Data Mining
4 13 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.55%) OLAP
9 7 (1.55%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.10%) SQLPlus
11 4 (0.88%) OLTP
11 4 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.88%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.66%) QlikView
13 2 (0.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 32 (7.06%) Selenium
2 26 (5.74%) SoapUI
3 12 (2.65%) Cucumber
4 6 (1.32%) JBehave
4 6 (1.32%) Subversion
5 4 (0.88%) SpecFlow
5 4 (0.88%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.66%) ClearQuest
6 3 (0.66%) JMeter
6 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.66%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.44%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.44%) JIRA
7 2 (0.44%) Toad
8 1 (0.22%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.22%) Trac
General
1 165 (36.42%) Finance
2 53 (11.70%) Advertising
3 31 (6.84%) Telecoms
4 21 (4.64%) Marketing
5 13 (2.87%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.43%) Banking
7 10 (2.21%) Electronics
8 5 (1.10%) Legal
9 4 (0.88%) Billing
9 4 (0.88%) Games
10 3 (0.66%) Law
11 2 (0.44%) Retail
12 1 (0.22%) French Language
12 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (7.95%) SOAP
2 21 (4.64%) .NET
3 20 (4.42%) Web Services
4 17 (3.75%) XML
5 12 (2.65%) REST
6 5 (1.10%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.10%) HTML
7 4 (0.88%) Hibernate
7 4 (0.88%) J2EE
7 4 (0.88%) Struts
8 3 (0.66%) COM
8 3 (0.66%) jQuery
9 2 (0.44%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.44%) Ajax
9 2 (0.44%) Middleware
10 1 (0.22%) CGI
10 1 (0.22%) CSS
10 1 (0.22%) LAMP
10 1 (0.22%) XSD
10 1 (0.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 83 (18.32%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (2.43%) Management Information System
3 9 (1.99%) User Experience
4 7 (1.55%) Fintech
5 5 (1.10%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 4 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (0.66%) Cyber Attack
7 3 (0.66%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.66%) iSeries
7 3 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (0.66%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.44%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.44%) CMDB
8 2 (0.44%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.44%) Statistics
8 2 (0.44%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.22%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 66 (14.57%) Windows
2 30 (6.62%) Linux
3 27 (5.96%) Windows Server
4 24 (5.30%) Unix
5 18 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (3.09%) Windows 7
7 13 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.32%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.10%) Solaris
10 5 (1.10%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (36.42%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (17.22%) Business Analysis
3 59 (13.02%) Test Scripting
4 57 (12.58%) SDLC
5 55 (12.14%) ITIL
6 53 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 40 (8.83%) Scrum
8 39 (8.61%) Waterfall
9 36 (7.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 31 (6.84%) Use Case
11 30 (6.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 27 (5.96%) User Stories
13 25 (5.52%) Project Management
14 24 (5.30%) Software Testing
15 22 (4.86%) UML
16 21 (4.64%) Migration
17 20 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
17 20 (4.42%) Functional Testing
18 18 (3.97%) Data Modelling
18 18 (3.97%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 126 (27.81%) SQL
2 22 (4.86%) Java
3 20 (4.42%) C#
4 8 (1.77%) T-SQL
5 7 (1.55%) PL/SQL
6 6 (1.32%) C
6 6 (1.32%) Ruby
7 4 (0.88%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.66%) R
9 2 (0.44%) RPG
9 2 (0.44%) RPG IV
9 2 (0.44%) RPG/400
10 1 (0.22%) C++
10 1 (0.22%) COBOL
10 1 (0.22%) JCL
10 1 (0.22%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.22%) Pascal
10 1 (0.22%) VB
10 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 87 (19.21%) ISEB
2 65 (14.35%) Degree
3 37 (8.17%) ISTQB
4 23 (5.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (2.21%) CBAP
6 10 (2.21%) IIBA
7 7 (1.55%) CISMP
8 3 (0.66%) CCNA
8 3 (0.66%) CISA
8 3 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.66%) CISM
8 3 (0.66%) CISSP
8 3 (0.66%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.66%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.44%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (10.38%) QA
2 31 (6.84%) SLA
3 12 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.55%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.66%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.44%) ISO22301
System Software
1 29 (6.40%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.10%) vCloud
4 3 (0.66%) Snort
5 2 (0.44%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.22%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (2.43%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.10%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.66%) Rundeck
3 3 (0.66%) SCCM
4 1 (0.22%) BMC Marimba
4 1 (0.22%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.22%) ThinApp
4 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (15.01%) Microsoft
2 45 (9.93%) Oracle
3 19 (4.19%) SAP
4 18 (3.97%) VMware
5 11 (2.43%) IBM
6 8 (1.77%) Cisco
6 8 (1.77%) Citrix
6 8 (1.77%) HP
6 8 (1.77%) Remedy
7 7 (1.55%) ServiceNow
8 6 (1.32%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.10%) 3PAR
9 5 (1.10%) Brocade
9 5 (1.10%) NetApp
9 5 (1.10%) Symantec
10 4 (0.88%) Alterian
10 4 (0.88%) EMC
10 4 (0.88%) Guidewire
10 4 (0.88%) Informatica
10 4 (0.88%) Sitecore
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Posted: 3 days ago
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