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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 25 41 47
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 85 50 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.66% 4.29% 4.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.99% 4.47% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 69 40 34
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £27,900 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £38,650 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
1064 1119 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.94% 95.97% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 958 994 761
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,175 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 22 August 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
(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 +8 63 £32,500 - 11
Caerphilly - 7 £18,750 -
Newport +9 5 £42,000 +35.48% 1
Torfaen - 2 £42,500 -
Bridgend - 2 £34,750 - 1
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £37,500 -
Business Analyst
Wales

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 49 (36.30%) Business Analysis
2 41 (30.37%) Finance
3 30 (22.22%) SQL
4 27 (20.00%) ISEB
4 27 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 23 (17.04%) Microsoft
5 23 (17.04%) Waterfall
6 22 (16.30%) PRINCE2
6 22 (16.30%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (14.81%) Degree
7 20 (14.81%) User Stories
8 19 (14.07%) SQL Server
9 17 (12.59%) UML
9 17 (12.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (11.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (10.37%) Project Management
11 14 (10.37%) Scrum
12 13 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (9.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (9.63%) Use Case
12 13 (9.63%) GAP Analysis
13 12 (8.89%) Workflow
14 11 (8.15%) Migration
14 11 (8.15%) Oracle
14 11 (8.15%) MS Excel
14 11 (8.15%) Data Migration
15 10 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (7.41%) Validation
16 9 (6.67%) XML
16 9 (6.67%) Test Scripting

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (5.93%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.48%) SAS
3 1 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (8.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.19%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.96%) MS Office
4 3 (2.22%) MS Project
5 1 (0.74%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.07%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (9.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (5.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (5.93%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.44%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.48%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.74%) QlikView
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (1.48%) RequisitePro
1 2 (1.48%) ClearQuest
1 2 (1.48%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 41 (30.37%) Finance
2 4 (2.96%) Advertising
2 4 (2.96%) Marketing
3 3 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.48%) Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.67%) XML
2 6 (4.44%) .NET
3 4 (2.96%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.22%) Blog
2 3 (2.22%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.74%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (36.30%) Business Analysis
2 27 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (17.04%) Waterfall
4 22 (16.30%) PRINCE2
4 22 (16.30%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (14.81%) User Stories
6 17 (12.59%) UML
6 17 (12.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (10.37%) Project Management
7 14 (10.37%) Scrum
8 13 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (9.63%) Use Case
8 13 (9.63%) GAP Analysis
9 12 (8.89%) Workflow
10 11 (8.15%) Migration
10 11 (8.15%) Data Migration
11 10 (7.41%) Validation
12 9 (6.67%) Test Scripting
13 8 (5.93%) Data Entry
14 7 (5.19%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 30 (22.22%) SQL
2 7 (5.19%) Java
3 5 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.48%) VBA
4 2 (1.48%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.48%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 27 (20.00%) ISEB
2 20 (14.81%) Degree
3 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) IIBA
4 1 (0.74%) CBAP
4 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.74%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 23 (17.04%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.15%) Oracle
3 8 (5.93%) Business Objects
4 4 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.96%) SAP
5 3 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.48%) Casewise
7 1 (0.74%) iRise
7 1 (0.74%) IBM
7 1 (0.74%) Sage
7 1 (0.74%) Facebook
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bridgend
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £360 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £360 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £50 - £80 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £35 - £40 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago