The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South Wales region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 20 41 51
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 98 57 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 8.66% 4.86% 3.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.79% 5.02% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 87 56 34
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
Business 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
1115 1135 1052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.59% 96.76% 98.69%
Number of salaries quoted 963 994 905
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £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% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the South Wales region.

Business Analyst Salary Trend in South Wales

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in South Wales

Business 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 Business Analyst within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 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 42 £38,000 +1.33% 6
Newport +23 36 £35,000 - 1
Neath Port Talbot - 8 £40,000 -
Bridgend -3 2 - -
Business Analyst
Wales

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Business 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 Business Analyst in the job title.

1 77 (52.03%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (50.68%) Finance
3 69 (46.62%) Business Analysis
4 49 (33.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (22.97%) SDLC
6 32 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (18.92%) Use Case
8 25 (16.89%) Waterfall
8 25 (16.89%) User Stories
8 25 (16.89%) ISEB
9 23 (15.54%) Degree
10 22 (14.86%) Scrum
11 21 (14.19%) Project Management
12 17 (11.49%) UML
12 17 (11.49%) Workflow
13 14 (9.46%) Requirements Engineering
14 13 (8.78%) Advertising
15 10 (6.76%) IIBA
15 10 (6.76%) CBAP
15 10 (6.76%) Data Modelling
16 9 (6.08%) Microsoft
17 8 (5.41%) MS Visio
17 8 (5.41%) PRINCE2
17 8 (5.41%) MS Office
17 8 (5.41%) Business Transformation
17 8 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
18 7 (4.73%) Mentoring
18 7 (4.73%) User Acceptance Testing
18 7 (4.73%) MS Excel
19 6 (4.05%) Marketing

Business 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 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (5.41%) MS Office
1 8 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 7 (4.73%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) assyst
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.70%) Big Data
1 4 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 75 (50.68%) Finance
2 13 (8.78%) Advertising
3 6 (4.05%) Marketing
4 5 (3.38%) Legal
4 5 (3.38%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.70%) Banking
6 3 (2.03%) Law
7 1 (0.68%) Electronics
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) Games
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.03%) .NET
2 2 (1.35%) Web Services
3 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.38%) User Experience
3 4 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.35%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.35%) Fintech
4 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (52.03%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (46.62%) Business Analysis
3 49 (33.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (22.97%) SDLC
5 28 (18.92%) Use Case
6 25 (16.89%) User Stories
6 25 (16.89%) Waterfall
7 22 (14.86%) Scrum
8 21 (14.19%) Project Management
9 17 (11.49%) UML
9 17 (11.49%) Workflow
10 14 (9.46%) Requirements Engineering
11 10 (6.76%) Data Modelling
12 8 (5.41%) Business Transformation
12 8 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (5.41%) PRINCE2
13 7 (4.73%) Mentoring
13 7 (4.73%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (4.05%) Conflict Management
14 6 (4.05%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.38%) SQL
2 4 (2.70%) C
3 1 (0.68%) C#
3 1 (0.68%) RPG
Qualifications
1 25 (16.89%) ISEB
2 23 (15.54%) Degree
3 10 (6.76%) CBAP
3 10 (6.76%) IIBA
4 2 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.35%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (6.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.03%) SAP
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle
4 1 (0.68%) Lotus
4 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow
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