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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 31 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 66 47 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.64% 4.45% 3.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.90% 4.57% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 64 40 30
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1119 1029 1037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.64% 97.44% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 978 883 942
Average salary £36,125 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.21% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +29 53 £37,500 +17.18% 8
Newport -10 7 £35,000 -21.34%
Bridgend -1 4 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Business Analyst
Wales

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 81 (63.78%) Finance
2 68 (53.54%) Business Analysis
3 31 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (23.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (22.05%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (20.47%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (19.69%) SQL
8 22 (17.32%) ISEB
9 21 (16.54%) UML
9 21 (16.54%) Microsoft
10 18 (14.17%) Waterfall
11 17 (13.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (13.39%) Banking
12 16 (12.60%) CRM
12 16 (12.60%) PRINCE2
13 15 (11.81%) Systems Analysis
14 14 (11.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 13 (10.24%) Cognos
16 12 (9.45%) SQL Server
16 12 (9.45%) Project Management
17 11 (8.66%) Requirements Analysis
17 11 (8.66%) Mentoring
18 10 (7.87%) Requirements Engineering
18 10 (7.87%) Data Management
18 10 (7.87%) PRINCE
18 10 (7.87%) BPR
19 9 (7.09%) .NET
19 9 (7.09%) MS Excel
19 9 (7.09%) Degree
20 8 (6.30%) SQL Server Integration Services

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 9 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.30%) MS Office
3 5 (3.94%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.94%) MS Project
4 4 (3.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (9.45%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (6.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.94%) Cognos Powerplay
5 5 (3.94%) Big Data
5 5 (3.94%) Cognos Query Studio
5 5 (3.94%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 5 (3.94%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 5 (3.94%) Cognos Transformer
6 4 (3.15%) MS Access
7 3 (2.36%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.57%) Cognos Report Studio
8 2 (1.57%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) TestDirector
General
1 81 (63.78%) Finance
2 17 (13.39%) Banking
3 8 (6.30%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.51%) Automotive
4 7 (5.51%) Retail
5 4 (3.15%) Advertising
5 4 (3.15%) Back Office
6 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.36%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.79%) Law
7 1 (0.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.09%) .NET
2 4 (3.15%) WinForms
2 4 (3.15%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.94%) FMCG
3 4 (3.15%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.57%) User Experience
5 2 (1.57%) Statistics
5 2 (1.57%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.57%) AS400
6 1 (0.79%) PMI
6 1 (0.79%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (53.54%) Business Analysis
2 31 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (23.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (20.47%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (16.54%) UML
6 18 (14.17%) Waterfall
7 16 (12.60%) CRM
7 16 (12.60%) PRINCE2
8 15 (11.81%) Systems Analysis
9 14 (11.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 12 (9.45%) Project Management
11 11 (8.66%) Requirements Analysis
11 11 (8.66%) Mentoring
12 10 (7.87%) Requirements Engineering
12 10 (7.87%) Data Management
12 10 (7.87%) PRINCE
12 10 (7.87%) BPR
13 8 (6.30%) Use Case
13 8 (6.30%) Release Management
13 8 (6.30%) OO
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.69%) SQL
2 5 (3.94%) VB
3 4 (3.15%) C#
4 3 (2.36%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.79%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (17.32%) ISEB
2 9 (7.09%) Degree
3 8 (6.30%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.57%) CCA
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.79%) MCP
5 1 (0.79%) IIBA
5 1 (0.79%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.94%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (16.54%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.24%) Cognos
3 5 (3.94%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (3.15%) SAP
5 3 (2.36%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.36%) Casewise
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