The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 52 35 42
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 35 56 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.50% 5.43% 4.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.61% 5.57% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 31 47 46
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
969 1005 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.90% 97.38% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 808 914 806
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Business Analyst
Wales

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -7 23 £32,500 -13.66% 3
Newport +5 5 £38,500 +23.20% 1
Caerphilly -3 2 £27,750 -41.57% 1
Bridgend 0 1 £55,000 +73.22% 3
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £32,500 -
Business Analyst
Wales

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 30 (46.15%) Finance
2 25 (38.46%) Business Analysis
3 18 (27.69%) SQL
4 15 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 14 (21.54%) ISEB
5 14 (21.54%) Project Management
6 11 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
6 11 (16.92%) Use Case
7 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (13.85%) User Stories
9 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
10 7 (10.77%) .NET
10 7 (10.77%) UML
10 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (9.23%) Migration
11 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (7.69%) Casewise
12 5 (7.69%) Workflow
12 5 (7.69%) MS Office
12 5 (7.69%) MS Visio
12 5 (7.69%) PRINCE
13 4 (6.15%) ETL
13 4 (6.15%) EDI
13 4 (6.15%) Oracle
13 4 (6.15%) Java
13 4 (6.15%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (6.15%) Scrum
13 4 (6.15%) Degree

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Office
1 5 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Intranet
1 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.15%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.54%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) JIRA
2 1 (1.54%) ClearQuest
General
1 30 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Advertising
2 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.62%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) .NET
2 4 (6.15%) EDI
3 1 (1.54%) CSS
3 1 (1.54%) XML
3 1 (1.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
1 3 (4.62%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (1.54%) Graphic Design
2 1 (1.54%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) Business Analysis
2 15 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 14 (21.54%) Project Management
4 11 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (16.92%) Use Case
5 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.85%) User Stories
7 7 (10.77%) UML
8 6 (9.23%) Migration
8 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (7.69%) Workflow
9 5 (7.69%) PRINCE
10 4 (6.15%) ETL
10 4 (6.15%) Scrum
10 4 (6.15%) Data Migration
10 4 (6.15%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.15%) Technical Analysis
11 3 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (4.62%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.69%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) ISEB
2 4 (6.15%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) Casewise
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle
4 3 (4.62%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.54%) Sage
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend
CPS Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £50000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £40 - £43 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £25 - £30 per annum + Staff Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Bridgend
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 28 days ago
Port Talbot
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 28 days ago