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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 29 49 42
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 81 37 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.09% 3.29% 4.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.36% 3.43% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 66 31 37
Average salary £32,750 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £28,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £39,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1100 1079 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.24% 96.08% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 985 955 730
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 1 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 1 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 +4 56 £31,500 -3.07% 14
Caerphilly - 7 £18,750 - 1
Newport +3 4 £42,500 +34.92% 2
Torfaen - 4 £42,500 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £37,500 -
Business Analyst
Wales

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 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 40 (34.78%) Business Analysis
2 31 (26.96%) Finance
3 26 (22.61%) SQL
4 21 (18.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (16.52%) Microsoft
6 19 (16.52%) User Stories
6 19 (16.52%) Degree
7 18 (15.65%) ISEB
8 17 (14.78%) Waterfall
9 16 (13.91%) SQL Server
9 16 (13.91%) PRINCE2
10 15 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (12.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (12.17%) Scrum
11 14 (12.17%) UML
12 12 (10.43%) Project Management
12 12 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (10.43%) Use Case
13 11 (9.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (9.57%) Workflow
14 10 (8.70%) MS Excel
14 10 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
14 10 (8.70%) Migration
14 10 (8.70%) Data Migration
14 10 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (7.83%) Test Scripting
15 9 (7.83%) XML
16 8 (6.96%) Oracle
16 8 (6.96%) MS Visio

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 5 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.87%) CMS
2 1 (0.87%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.96%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.74%) MS Office
3 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.87%) SPSS
4 1 (0.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.91%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (9.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.22%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.87%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) RequisitePro
1 2 (1.74%) ClearQuest
1 2 (1.74%) Axure RP
1 2 (1.74%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 31 (26.96%) Finance
2 4 (3.48%) Advertising
2 4 (3.48%) Marketing
3 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.87%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.83%) XML
2 6 (5.22%) .NET
3 4 (3.48%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.61%) Mathematics
1 3 (2.61%) Blog
1 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.87%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.78%) Business Analysis
2 21 (18.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (16.52%) User Stories
5 17 (14.78%) Waterfall
6 16 (13.91%) PRINCE2
7 15 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (12.17%) Scrum
8 14 (12.17%) UML
9 12 (10.43%) Project Management
9 12 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (10.43%) Use Case
10 11 (9.57%) Workflow
11 10 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
11 10 (8.70%) Migration
11 10 (8.70%) Data Migration
12 9 (7.83%) Test Scripting
13 8 (6.96%) Validation
13 8 (6.96%) Data Entry
14 7 (6.09%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.61%) SQL
2 7 (6.09%) Java
3 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (16.52%) Degree
2 18 (15.65%) ISEB
3 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (16.52%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.96%) Oracle
3 7 (6.09%) Business Objects
4 4 (3.48%) SAP
4 4 (3.48%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.61%) Casewise
5 3 (2.61%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.87%) Facebook
6 1 (0.87%) iRise
6 1 (0.87%) Sage
6 1 (0.87%) IBM
Cardiff
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Benifits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits - Flexitime
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
ITF Solutions
Salary: £44000 - £47500 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Acorn
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: up to £30,000 p.a. depending on experience
Posted: 24 days ago