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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 53 37 48
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 33 56 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.25% 5.45% 4.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.36% 5.60% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 29 47 40
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 £47,500 £40,000
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
981 1000 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.65% 97.28% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 817 908 789
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 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 18 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 -12 23 £32,500 -13.99% 10
Newport +3 5 £38,500 +23.20% 2
Caerphilly -3 1 £27,500 -42.10% 2
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £32,500 - 1
Business Analyst
Wales

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 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 31 (47.69%) Finance
2 25 (38.46%) Business Analysis
3 18 (27.69%) SQL
4 14 (21.54%) PRINCE2
5 13 (20.00%) ISEB
5 13 (20.00%) Project Management
6 11 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
6 11 (16.92%) Use Case
7 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
8 8 (12.31%) User Stories
9 7 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (10.77%) .NET
9 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (9.23%) Migration
10 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (9.23%) UML
11 5 (7.69%) MS Office
11 5 (7.69%) MS Visio
11 5 (7.69%) PRINCE
11 5 (7.69%) Casewise
12 4 (6.15%) Degree
12 4 (6.15%) Test Scripting
12 4 (6.15%) Data Migration
12 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
12 4 (6.15%) Mobile Banking
12 4 (6.15%) Waterfall
12 4 (6.15%) Technical Analysis
12 4 (6.15%) Banking

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 Excel
2 3 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
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%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
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 31 (47.69%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Banking
2 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.62%) Advertising
4 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 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 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
1 4 (6.15%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (1.54%) W3C
2 1 (1.54%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) Business Analysis
2 14 (21.54%) PRINCE2
3 13 (20.00%) Project Management
4 11 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (16.92%) Use Case
5 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.31%) User Stories
7 7 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (9.23%) Migration
8 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (9.23%) UML
9 5 (7.69%) PRINCE
10 4 (6.15%) Test Scripting
10 4 (6.15%) Data Migration
10 4 (6.15%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.15%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (6.15%) Workflow
10 4 (6.15%) ETL
11 3 (4.62%) CRM
11 3 (4.62%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.69%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) ISEB
2 4 (6.15%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) 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
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Acorn
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rhondda Cynon Taff
Intapeople
Salary: £22000 to £29000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £40 - £43 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £25 - £30 per annum + Staff Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Bridgend
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Port Talbot
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago