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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 55 54 59
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 47 46 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.06% 3.86% 3.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.14% 3.93% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 45 40 28
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £38,600 £43,950
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
1136 1171 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.10% 98.32% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 977 1024 731
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 -10 24 £31,500 -4.54% 6
Newport +8 13 £37,500 -
Torfaen - 6 £35,000 -
Neath Port Talbot - 4 £37,500 -
Business Analyst
Wales

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 87 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (45.30%) Business Analysis
3 48 (41.03%) Finance
4 47 (40.17%) Waterfall
5 35 (29.91%) ISEB
6 28 (23.93%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (23.08%) Scrum
8 23 (19.66%) Data Modelling
8 23 (19.66%) SDLC
9 22 (18.80%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (18.80%) UML
10 20 (17.09%) User Stories
11 18 (15.38%) PRINCE2
12 15 (12.82%) MS Office
12 15 (12.82%) Microsoft
12 15 (12.82%) Use Case
13 14 (11.97%) Degree
13 14 (11.97%) Test Scripting
14 12 (10.26%) BPR
15 11 (9.40%) SQL
15 11 (9.40%) Advertising
15 11 (9.40%) Systems Analysis
16 9 (7.69%) Workflow
17 8 (6.84%) Telecoms
17 8 (6.84%) Validation
17 8 (6.84%) MS Visio
18 7 (5.98%) ITIL
18 7 (5.98%) Project Management
18 7 (5.98%) SaaS

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 15 (12.82%) MS Office
2 8 (6.84%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.42%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.85%) Big Data
2 1 (0.85%) MySQL
General
1 48 (41.03%) Finance
2 11 (9.40%) Advertising
3 8 (6.84%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.98%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.85%) Law
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.71%) .NET
2 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.42%) iSeries
3 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (45.30%) Business Analysis
3 47 (40.17%) Waterfall
4 27 (23.08%) Scrum
4 27 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (19.66%) Data Modelling
5 23 (19.66%) SDLC
6 22 (18.80%) UML
6 22 (18.80%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (17.09%) User Stories
8 18 (15.38%) PRINCE2
9 15 (12.82%) Use Case
10 14 (11.97%) Test Scripting
11 12 (10.26%) BPR
12 11 (9.40%) Systems Analysis
13 9 (7.69%) Workflow
14 8 (6.84%) Validation
15 7 (5.98%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
15 7 (5.98%) ITIL
15 7 (5.98%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.40%) SQL
2 1 (0.85%) C#
2 1 (0.85%) RPG
Qualifications
1 35 (29.91%) ISEB
2 14 (11.97%) Degree
3 3 (2.56%) CBAP
3 3 (2.56%) IIBA
4 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (12.82%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £27000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, Wales
Sonovate
Salary: Up to £48k + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago