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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Wales / South Wales
Rank 36 56 53
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 46 41 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.16% 3.78% 4.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 3.86% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 42 40 44
Median salary £39,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,848 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%

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
874 1061 1146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.98% 97.70% 98.62%
Number of salaries quoted 776 922 1032
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +8 22 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Newport +6 20 £37,725 -16.16%
Neath Port Talbot +8 1 £37,500 -
Business Analyst
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 62 (52.99%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (51.28%) Business Analysis
2 60 (51.28%) Finance
3 31 (26.50%) Degree
4 30 (25.64%) SDLC
4 30 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (24.79%) Project Management
6 28 (23.93%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (22.22%) User Stories
8 21 (17.95%) Use Case
9 20 (17.09%) ISEB
10 18 (15.38%) Workflow
11 13 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 12 (10.26%) Scrum
12 12 (10.26%) Advertising
12 12 (10.26%) Feasibility Study
13 11 (9.40%) Line Management
14 10 (8.55%) Process Improvement
14 10 (8.55%) Wireframes
14 10 (8.55%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (8.55%) SAP
14 10 (8.55%) PRINCE2
15 9 (7.69%) UML
15 9 (7.69%) SQL Server
15 9 (7.69%) Waterfall
15 9 (7.69%) Mentoring
16 8 (6.84%) Project Planning
17 7 (5.98%) BPMN
17 7 (5.98%) Data Structures
17 7 (5.98%) .NET

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:

Applications
1 5 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.42%) MS Office
3 3 (2.56%) Moqups
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.85%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (3.42%) JIRA
General
1 60 (51.28%) Finance
2 12 (10.26%) Advertising
3 4 (3.42%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.71%) Electronics
4 2 (1.71%) Marketing
4 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) .NET
2 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.98%) Data Structures
3 5 (4.27%) Fintech
3 5 (4.27%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.27%) Statistics
4 4 (3.42%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (52.99%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (51.28%) Business Analysis
3 30 (25.64%) SDLC
3 30 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (24.79%) Project Management
5 26 (22.22%) User Stories
6 21 (17.95%) Use Case
7 18 (15.38%) Workflow
8 12 (10.26%) Feasibility Study
8 12 (10.26%) Scrum
9 11 (9.40%) Line Management
10 10 (8.55%) PRINCE2
10 10 (8.55%) Process Improvement
10 10 (8.55%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (8.55%) Wireframes
11 9 (7.69%) Mentoring
11 9 (7.69%) UML
11 9 (7.69%) Waterfall
12 8 (6.84%) Project Planning
13 7 (5.98%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.27%) C
2 2 (1.71%) SQL
3 1 (0.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (26.50%) Degree
2 20 (17.09%) ISEB
3 6 (5.13%) CBAP
3 6 (5.13%) IIBA
4 4 (3.42%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.55%) SAP
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