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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 36 58 45
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 69 29 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.85% 3.25% 4.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.99% 3.47% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 62 29 35
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,800 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £48,250 £49,200
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
1152 835 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.63% 93.71% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 737 793
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +9 46 £33,500 -10.66% 9
Newport +4 9 £37,000 +8.02% 3
Glamorgan - 2 £29,000 -
Monmouthshire - 2 £35,250 -
Torfaen -12 1 £45,000 -2.70%
Business Analyst
Wales

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 78 (51.66%) Business Analysis
2 71 (47.02%) Finance
3 59 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (23.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (23.18%) Waterfall
6 34 (22.52%) SQL
7 31 (20.53%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (20.53%) ISEB
8 29 (19.21%) Microsoft
8 29 (19.21%) PRINCE2
9 27 (17.88%) SQL Server
10 26 (17.22%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (15.23%) Degree
12 21 (13.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (13.91%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (12.58%) Mentoring
14 17 (11.26%) MS Excel
15 15 (9.93%) Project Management
16 14 (9.27%) UML
17 13 (8.61%) Banking
17 13 (8.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 13 (8.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 12 (7.95%) GAP Analysis
18 12 (7.95%) Requirements Analysis
18 12 (7.95%) CRM
18 12 (7.95%) Cognos
18 12 (7.95%) MS Project
19 11 (7.28%) MS Office
19 11 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
19 11 (7.28%) Systems Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.66%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (11.26%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.95%) MS Project
3 11 (7.28%) MS Office
4 9 (5.96%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.66%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.88%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (8.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.31%) Big Data
7 3 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.99%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.99%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.99%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.99%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.32%) Cognos Report Studio
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.66%) MS Access
9 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.66%) TestDirector
General
1 71 (47.02%) Finance
2 13 (8.61%) Banking
3 6 (3.97%) Automotive
3 6 (3.97%) Advertising
4 5 (3.31%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.31%) Retail
5 3 (1.99%) Law
6 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.66%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.31%) .NET
2 1 (0.66%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.31%) Fixed Income
2 5 (3.31%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.31%) User Experience
3 3 (1.99%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.66%) AS400
5 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.66%) Blog
5 1 (0.66%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.31%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (51.66%) Business Analysis
2 59 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (23.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (23.18%) Waterfall
5 31 (20.53%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (19.21%) PRINCE2
7 21 (13.91%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (12.58%) Mentoring
9 15 (9.93%) Project Management
10 14 (9.27%) UML
11 13 (8.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 12 (7.95%) GAP Analysis
12 12 (7.95%) Requirements Analysis
12 12 (7.95%) CRM
13 11 (7.28%) Systems Analysis
14 9 (5.96%) E-Commerce
14 9 (5.96%) Data Management
14 9 (5.96%) Requirements Engineering
15 8 (5.30%) Coaching
15 8 (5.30%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (22.52%) SQL
2 10 (6.62%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.99%) VBA
3 3 (1.99%) Delphi
3 3 (1.99%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.32%) Java
5 1 (0.66%) VB6
5 1 (0.66%) C#
5 1 (0.66%) VB
5 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (20.53%) ISEB
2 23 (15.23%) Degree
3 6 (3.97%) APMG
4 1 (0.66%) MCP
4 1 (0.66%) CCA
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.66%) IIBA
4 1 (0.66%) CBAP
4 1 (0.66%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.97%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.66%) SLA
Vendors
1 29 (19.21%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.95%) Cognos
3 9 (5.96%) Oracle
4 8 (5.30%) Business Objects
5 6 (3.97%) Casewise
6 5 (3.31%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (1.99%) SAP
8 1 (0.66%) Facebook
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
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Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
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Salary: £0.00 - £38 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago