The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 25 38 53
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 84 58 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.76% 4.96% 3.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.03% 5.14% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 67 46 33
Average salary £33,000 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.60% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,900 £27,500 £30,230
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £42,772
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
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
1046 1129 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.67% 96.50% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 913 1000 806
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,175 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +3 58 £32,250 -0.76% 3
Caerphilly - 7 £18,750 -
Newport +10 5 £42,500 +37.09% 1
Bridgend - 3 £35,000 -
Torfaen - 2 £33,000 -
Business Analyst
Wales

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 61 (42.96%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (38.73%) Business Analysis
3 42 (29.58%) Finance
4 33 (23.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 33 (23.24%) SQL
5 29 (20.42%) PRINCE2
5 29 (20.42%) ISEB
6 28 (19.72%) Waterfall
7 25 (17.61%) Microsoft
7 25 (17.61%) SQL Server
8 22 (15.49%) Degree
9 21 (14.79%) User Stories
10 19 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (12.68%) UML
11 18 (12.68%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (11.97%) GAP Analysis
12 17 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (11.27%) Oracle
14 15 (10.56%) MS Excel
14 15 (10.56%) Project Management
14 15 (10.56%) Scrum
14 15 (10.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (9.86%) Use Case
16 13 (9.15%) Workflow
16 13 (9.15%) Mentoring
17 12 (8.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 12 (8.45%) Validation
18 11 (7.75%) User Experience
19 10 (7.04%) Migration
19 10 (7.04%) Data Migration

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (4.93%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.41%) SAS
3 1 (0.70%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (10.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.23%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.23%) MS Project
3 3 (2.11%) MS Office
4 1 (0.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.61%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (8.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (6.34%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (5.63%) Oracle Database
7 7 (4.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.11%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.41%) RequisitePro
2 2 (1.41%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.70%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 42 (29.58%) Finance
2 4 (2.82%) Marketing
3 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.41%) Advertising
4 2 (1.41%) Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Retail
5 1 (0.70%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.34%) .NET
1 9 (6.34%) XML
2 4 (2.82%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.75%) User Experience
3 6 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.11%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.11%) Blog
5 2 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (42.96%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (38.73%) Business Analysis
3 33 (23.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 29 (20.42%) PRINCE2
5 28 (19.72%) Waterfall
6 21 (14.79%) User Stories
7 18 (12.68%) UML
7 18 (12.68%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (11.97%) GAP Analysis
8 17 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (10.56%) Scrum
9 15 (10.56%) Project Management
10 14 (9.86%) Use Case
11 13 (9.15%) Mentoring
11 13 (9.15%) Workflow
12 12 (8.45%) Validation
13 10 (7.04%) Migration
13 10 (7.04%) Data Migration
13 10 (7.04%) Data Entry
14 9 (6.34%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 33 (23.24%) SQL
2 9 (6.34%) Java
3 8 (5.63%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.11%) VBA
4 3 (2.11%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.11%) Delphi
5 1 (0.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (20.42%) ISEB
2 22 (15.49%) Degree
3 2 (1.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) IIBA
4 1 (0.70%) CBAP
4 1 (0.70%) APMG
4 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) QA
2 2 (1.41%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 25 (17.61%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.27%) Oracle
3 7 (4.93%) Business Objects
4 5 (3.52%) SAP
5 4 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.11%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.70%) Sage
7 1 (0.70%) Casewise
7 1 (0.70%) iRise
7 1 (0.70%) Facebook
7 1 (0.70%) IBM
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ITF Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
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Pertemps ERP
Salary: £25000 + Benefits package
Posted: 23 days ago