The first table below looks at the demand for the Business 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 Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 32 53 35
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 75 33 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 6.62% 3.04% 4.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.87% 3.17% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 62 26 39
Average salary £36,375 £33,750 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +0.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £28,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1091 1041 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.29% 96.03% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 974 916 718
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Business Analyst
Wales

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 25 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 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 +4 47 £30,000 -11.11% 12
Caerphilly - 6 £18,750 - 1
Newport +6 4 £46,000 +22.66% 1
Torfaen - 4 £42,500 -
Bridgend - 4 £51,250 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £37,500 -
Business Analyst
Wales

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited Business 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 Business Analyst in their job title.

1 39 (35.78%) Business Analysis
2 29 (26.61%) Finance
3 27 (24.77%) SQL
4 19 (17.43%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (17.43%) Degree
4 19 (17.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (16.51%) User Stories
5 18 (16.51%) Microsoft
6 16 (14.68%) PRINCE2
7 15 (13.76%) SQL Server
8 14 (12.84%) ISEB
8 14 (12.84%) Scrum
8 14 (12.84%) Waterfall
9 13 (11.93%) UML
10 12 (11.01%) Project Management
10 12 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (11.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (11.01%) Use Case
11 11 (10.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (10.09%) Workflow
12 10 (9.17%) GAP Analysis
12 10 (9.17%) Migration
12 10 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (9.17%) Data Migration
13 9 (8.26%) Test Scripting
13 9 (8.26%) MS Excel
13 9 (8.26%) XML
14 8 (7.34%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (7.34%) MS Visio
14 8 (7.34%) Oracle

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited Business 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 Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.92%) SAS
2 1 (0.92%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.34%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.83%) MS Office
3 2 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.92%) MS Project
4 1 (0.92%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.76%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (10.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (7.34%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (7.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (5.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.92%) QlikView
6 1 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.83%) RequisitePro
1 2 (1.83%) ClearQuest
1 2 (1.83%) Axure RP
1 2 (1.83%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 29 (26.61%) Finance
2 4 (3.67%) Advertising
3 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.75%) Marketing
4 1 (0.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.26%) XML
2 7 (6.42%) .NET
3 4 (3.67%) COM
4 1 (0.92%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.83%) Mathematics
2 2 (1.83%) Blog
3 1 (0.92%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.78%) Business Analysis
2 19 (17.43%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (17.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (16.51%) User Stories
4 16 (14.68%) PRINCE2
5 14 (12.84%) Scrum
5 14 (12.84%) Waterfall
6 13 (11.93%) UML
7 12 (11.01%) Project Management
7 12 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (11.01%) Use Case
8 11 (10.09%) Workflow
9 10 (9.17%) GAP Analysis
9 10 (9.17%) Migration
9 10 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (9.17%) Data Migration
10 9 (8.26%) Test Scripting
11 8 (7.34%) Data Entry
12 7 (6.42%) Data Transformation
12 7 (6.42%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.77%) SQL
2 8 (7.34%) Java
3 3 (2.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (17.43%) Degree
2 14 (12.84%) ISEB
3 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (16.51%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.34%) Oracle
3 7 (6.42%) Business Objects
4 4 (3.67%) SAP
4 4 (3.67%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.75%) Casewise
6 2 (1.83%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.92%) Sage
7 1 (0.92%) iRise
7 1 (0.92%) IBM
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Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Attenda
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: up to £30,000 p.a. depending on experience
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: Competative + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago