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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 43 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 57 30 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.68% 3.62% 4.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.84% 3.86% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 52 28 42
Average salary £36,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,400 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +2.38%
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
1177 778 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.55% 93.96% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1035 652 812
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -6 37 £35,000 +2.94% 6
Newport -6 12 £37,250 +14.61% 1
Monmouthshire - 2 £35,250 -
Glamorgan - 1 £24,000 -
Business Analyst
Wales

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 67 (53.17%) Business Analysis
2 65 (51.59%) Finance
3 46 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (26.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (23.81%) SQL
5 30 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (23.81%) Waterfall
6 25 (19.84%) Microsoft
7 23 (18.25%) Degree
7 23 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 21 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 19 (15.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (14.29%) ISEB
11 17 (13.49%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (12.70%) Mentoring
13 15 (11.90%) Banking
13 15 (11.90%) Project Management
14 14 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 13 (10.32%) UML
15 13 (10.32%) MS Excel
16 12 (9.52%) Cognos
17 11 (8.73%) CRM
17 11 (8.73%) MS Project
17 11 (8.73%) MS Office
17 11 (8.73%) Systems Analysis
17 11 (8.73%) Requirements Analysis
18 9 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 9 (7.14%) Data Management
18 9 (7.14%) Data Warehouse

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (10.32%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.73%) MS Project
2 11 (8.73%) MS Office
3 9 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.79%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.97%) Big Data
5 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.38%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.59%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 65 (51.59%) Finance
2 15 (11.90%) Banking
3 8 (6.35%) Advertising
4 6 (4.76%) Automotive
5 5 (3.97%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.97%) Retail
6 3 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.38%) Law
7 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.97%) .NET
2 2 (1.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.97%) Fixed Income
3 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.38%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.38%) User Experience
4 2 (1.59%) AS400
4 2 (1.59%) Statistics
4 2 (1.59%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.79%) PMI
5 1 (0.79%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (53.17%) Business Analysis
2 46 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (26.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (23.81%) Waterfall
5 21 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 17 (13.49%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (12.70%) Mentoring
8 15 (11.90%) Project Management
9 14 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 13 (10.32%) UML
11 11 (8.73%) CRM
11 11 (8.73%) Systems Analysis
11 11 (8.73%) Requirements Analysis
12 9 (7.14%) Data Management
12 9 (7.14%) E-Commerce
12 9 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
12 9 (7.14%) Requirements Engineering
13 7 (5.56%) Release Management
13 7 (5.56%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.81%) SQL
2 7 (5.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.79%) VB
3 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.79%) VB6
3 1 (0.79%) C#
3 1 (0.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (18.25%) Degree
2 18 (14.29%) ISEB
3 5 (3.97%) APMG
4 2 (1.59%) CCA
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.79%) MCP
5 1 (0.79%) VCP4
5 1 (0.79%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.97%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
Vendors
1 25 (19.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.52%) Cognos
3 5 (3.97%) Business Objects
3 5 (3.97%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (3.97%) Casewise
4 4 (3.17%) SAP
4 4 (3.17%) Oracle
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Salary: £35000 - £41500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car, Pension, Health
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car, Pension, Health
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff
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Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago