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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 28 23 47
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 98 84 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.73% 7.62% 4.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.90% 7.90% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 91 67 38
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +5.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £18,750 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,800
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
1240 1063 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.79% 96.37% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 959 964
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 September 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 1 September 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
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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 -12 55 £35,000 +7.69% 12
Newport +13 40 £35,000 -16.66% 2
Torfaen -1 2 £41,250 -2.94%
Glamorgan - 1 - -
Business Analyst
Wales

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 103 (59.54%) Finance
2 85 (49.13%) Business Analysis
3 68 (39.31%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (30.64%) ISEB
5 50 (28.90%) SDLC
6 44 (25.43%) Analytical Skills
7 38 (21.97%) Waterfall
8 30 (17.34%) Systems Analysis
9 29 (16.76%) SQL
9 29 (16.76%) Microsoft
10 28 (16.18%) MS Office
11 27 (15.61%) UML
12 26 (15.03%) PRINCE2
13 24 (13.87%) Project Management
13 24 (13.87%) User Acceptance Testing
14 23 (13.29%) Degree
15 21 (12.14%) Scrum
16 19 (10.98%) BPR
17 18 (10.40%) User Stories
17 18 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (10.40%) MS Visio
17 18 (10.40%) Data Modelling
18 17 (9.83%) PRINCE
18 17 (9.83%) Test Scripting
19 16 (9.25%) Banking
20 12 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
20 12 (6.94%) Use Case
21 11 (6.36%) ISEB Practitioner
21 11 (6.36%) .NET
22 10 (5.78%) OO

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (2.31%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (16.18%) MS Office
2 18 (10.40%) MS Visio
3 7 (4.05%) MS Project
4 4 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.20%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.89%) Cognos Powerplay
4 5 (2.89%) Cognos Query Studio
4 5 (2.89%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 5 (2.89%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 5 (2.89%) Cognos Transformer
5 3 (1.73%) MS Access
5 3 (1.73%) QlikView
6 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.16%) Big Data
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 103 (59.54%) Finance
2 16 (9.25%) Banking
3 6 (3.47%) Retail
3 6 (3.47%) Advertising
4 5 (2.89%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.31%) Automotive
5 4 (2.31%) Back Office
5 4 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.73%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.16%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Marketing
8 1 (0.58%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.36%) .NET
2 4 (2.31%) WinForms
3 3 (1.73%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 44 (25.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.89%) FMCG
3 4 (2.31%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.73%) iSeries
4 3 (1.73%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.16%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.58%) PMI
6 1 (0.58%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (49.13%) Business Analysis
2 68 (39.31%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (28.90%) SDLC
4 38 (21.97%) Waterfall
5 30 (17.34%) Systems Analysis
6 27 (15.61%) UML
7 26 (15.03%) PRINCE2
8 24 (13.87%) Project Management
8 24 (13.87%) User Acceptance Testing
9 21 (12.14%) Scrum
10 19 (10.98%) BPR
11 18 (10.40%) Data Modelling
11 18 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (10.40%) User Stories
12 17 (9.83%) Test Scripting
12 17 (9.83%) PRINCE
13 12 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (6.94%) Use Case
14 10 (5.78%) ITIL
14 10 (5.78%) OO
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.76%) SQL
2 4 (2.31%) VB
2 4 (2.31%) C#
3 3 (1.73%) VBA
4 2 (1.16%) Java
Qualifications
1 53 (30.64%) ISEB
2 23 (13.29%) Degree
3 11 (6.36%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (2.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.73%) APMG
6 1 (0.58%) IIBA
6 1 (0.58%) PMP
6 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.58%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (16.76%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.20%) Casewise
3 5 (2.89%) Cognos
4 2 (1.16%) IBM
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle
4 2 (1.16%) SAP
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