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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 31 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 73 59 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 6.48% 4.75% 5.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.61% 4.85% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 70 57 45
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,725 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £44,625 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +5.00%
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
1105 1216 1111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.05% 97.91% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 985 1028 992
Median salary £36,717 £35,369 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.81% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +16 49 £38,000 +8.57% 7
Newport +1 13 £35,000 -
Bridgend +3 3 £35,000 -
Torfaen - 3 £43,500 -
Business Analyst
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 92 (55.42%) Finance
2 75 (45.18%) Business Analysis
3 74 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (37.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 60 (36.14%) SDLC
6 38 (22.89%) Use Case
7 31 (18.67%) ISEB
8 30 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (17.47%) Project Management
10 27 (16.27%) Degree
11 26 (15.66%) User Stories
12 21 (12.65%) Waterfall
13 19 (11.45%) Advertising
13 19 (11.45%) UML
14 17 (10.24%) Requirements Engineering
15 16 (9.64%) IIBA
16 14 (8.43%) Workflow
16 14 (8.43%) Scrum
16 14 (8.43%) MS Visio
16 14 (8.43%) Microsoft
17 13 (7.83%) CBAP
18 10 (6.02%) MS Excel
18 10 (6.02%) Data Modelling
18 10 (6.02%) MS Office
19 9 (5.42%) Continuous Improvement
19 9 (5.42%) Business Transformation
19 9 (5.42%) Wireframes
20 8 (4.82%) User Experience
20 8 (4.82%) Mentoring
20 8 (4.82%) Software Delivery

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 (0.60%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (8.43%) MS Visio
2 10 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.02%) MS Office
3 6 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) assyst
1 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.81%) PaaS
2 2 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.22%) Big Data
2 4 (2.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) JIRA
General
1 92 (55.42%) Finance
2 19 (11.45%) Advertising
3 5 (3.01%) Legal
3 5 (3.01%) Marketing
4 4 (2.41%) Banking
4 4 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.81%) Law
6 1 (0.60%) Electronics
6 1 (0.60%) Games
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.81%) Web Services
2 2 (1.20%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.82%) User Experience
3 4 (2.41%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.41%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (1.81%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.81%) Fintech
5 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (45.18%) Business Analysis
2 74 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (37.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 60 (36.14%) SDLC
5 38 (22.89%) Use Case
6 29 (17.47%) Project Management
7 26 (15.66%) User Stories
8 21 (12.65%) Waterfall
9 19 (11.45%) UML
10 17 (10.24%) Requirements Engineering
11 14 (8.43%) Scrum
11 14 (8.43%) Workflow
12 10 (6.02%) Data Modelling
13 9 (5.42%) Business Transformation
13 9 (5.42%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (5.42%) Wireframes
14 8 (4.82%) Mentoring
14 8 (4.82%) Software Delivery
14 8 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
15 6 (3.61%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.41%) C
2 3 (1.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (18.67%) ISEB
2 27 (16.27%) Degree
3 16 (9.64%) IIBA
4 13 (7.83%) CBAP
5 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.60%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) QA
1 1 (0.60%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (8.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.81%) Oracle
2 3 (1.81%) SAP
3 1 (0.60%) Lotus
3 1 (0.60%) ServiceNow
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