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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 35 63 37
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 63 32 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.19% 3.20% 5.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.44% 3.31% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 59 28 47
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £27,500 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
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
1158 967 1006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.47% 96.60% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1016 808 914
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +20 44 £38,000 +14.28% 3
Newport -2 13 £35,000 -9.09%
Bridgend - 2 £36,750 - 1
Business Analyst
Wales

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 80 (60.61%) Finance
2 71 (53.79%) Business Analysis
3 39 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (22.73%) SQL
6 29 (21.97%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (21.97%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (17.42%) Waterfall
7 23 (17.42%) Microsoft
8 22 (16.67%) ISEB
8 22 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (15.15%) Systems Analysis
9 20 (15.15%) PRINCE2
10 19 (14.39%) UML
10 19 (14.39%) Banking
11 18 (13.64%) Degree
11 18 (13.64%) CRM
12 17 (12.88%) SQL Server
13 15 (11.36%) Cognos
13 15 (11.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 13 (9.85%) Mentoring
15 12 (9.09%) PRINCE
15 12 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
16 11 (8.33%) Project Management
16 11 (8.33%) MS Excel
17 10 (7.58%) MS Office
17 10 (7.58%) Automotive
17 10 (7.58%) Manufacturing
17 10 (7.58%) Data Management
17 10 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 11 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.58%) MS Office
3 6 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.79%) MS Project
5 4 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.76%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (12.88%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (5.30%) Big Data
7 5 (3.79%) Cognos Powerplay
7 5 (3.79%) Cognos Query Studio
7 5 (3.79%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 5 (3.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 5 (3.79%) Cognos Transformer
8 4 (3.03%) MS Access
9 3 (2.27%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.52%) Cognos Report Studio
10 2 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.52%) TestDirector
General
1 80 (60.61%) Finance
2 19 (14.39%) Banking
3 10 (7.58%) Automotive
3 10 (7.58%) Manufacturing
4 8 (6.06%) Retail
5 5 (3.79%) Advertising
6 3 (2.27%) Back Office
6 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.27%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.52%) Law
8 1 (0.76%) Legal
8 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.30%) .NET
2 4 (3.03%) WinForms
3 2 (1.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.97%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.30%) Fixed Income
3 5 (3.79%) FMCG
4 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.52%) AS400
5 2 (1.52%) User Experience
5 2 (1.52%) Statistics
5 2 (1.52%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.76%) PMI
6 1 (0.76%) EPoS
6 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (53.79%) Business Analysis
2 39 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (21.97%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (17.42%) Waterfall
6 20 (15.15%) Systems Analysis
6 20 (15.15%) PRINCE2
7 19 (14.39%) UML
8 18 (13.64%) CRM
9 15 (11.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 13 (9.85%) Mentoring
11 12 (9.09%) PRINCE
11 12 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
12 11 (8.33%) Project Management
13 10 (7.58%) Data Management
13 10 (7.58%) Requirements Engineering
14 9 (6.82%) BPR
14 9 (6.82%) E-Commerce
15 8 (6.06%) ERP
15 8 (6.06%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (22.73%) SQL
2 5 (3.79%) VB
3 4 (3.03%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (16.67%) ISEB
2 18 (13.64%) Degree
3 5 (3.79%) ISEB Practitioner
3 5 (3.79%) APMG
4 2 (1.52%) CCA
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.76%) MCP
5 1 (0.76%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (17.42%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.36%) Cognos
3 5 (3.79%) Business Objects
3 5 (3.79%) SAP
3 5 (3.79%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (3.03%) Casewise
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £37,000 - £40,000 p.a. plus package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago