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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 31 32 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 77 73 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 6.29% 6.38% 2.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.46% 6.60% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 73 60 26
Average salary £35,000 £35,125 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.35% +4.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £18,750 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £50,000 £43,750
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
1192 1106 1057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.31% 96.59% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1010 989 936
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £49,000
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +1 55 £35,000 +16.66% 12
Newport +9 20 £35,000 -23.91% 2
Bridgend -5 3 £35,000 -33.33%
Glamorgan - 1 - -
Business Analyst
Wales

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 87 (63.50%) Finance
2 66 (48.18%) Business Analysis
3 42 (30.66%) SDLC
4 38 (27.74%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (27.74%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (22.63%) ISEB
6 24 (17.52%) Project Management
7 21 (15.33%) PRINCE2
7 21 (15.33%) UML
8 19 (13.87%) Microsoft
9 18 (13.14%) Banking
10 17 (12.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (12.41%) SQL
11 14 (10.22%) MS Office
11 14 (10.22%) PRINCE
11 14 (10.22%) Scrum
11 14 (10.22%) BPR
11 14 (10.22%) Waterfall
12 13 (9.49%) Systems Analysis
12 13 (9.49%) User Stories
12 13 (9.49%) MS Visio
13 12 (8.76%) Degree
14 11 (8.03%) ISEB Practitioner
15 10 (7.30%) Migration
15 10 (7.30%) OO
16 9 (6.57%) .NET
16 9 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (6.57%) CRM
16 9 (6.57%) Use Case
17 8 (5.84%) MS Project

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (1.46%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (10.22%) MS Office
2 13 (9.49%) MS Visio
3 8 (5.84%) MS Project
4 5 (3.65%) MS Excel
5 3 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (5.11%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.65%) Cognos Powerplay
4 5 (3.65%) Cognos Query Studio
4 5 (3.65%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 5 (3.65%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 5 (3.65%) Cognos Transformer
5 3 (2.19%) MS Access
5 3 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.46%) Big Data
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.73%) QlikView
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) TestDirector
General
1 87 (63.50%) Finance
2 18 (13.14%) Banking
3 6 (4.38%) Retail
3 6 (4.38%) Advertising
4 5 (3.65%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.92%) Automotive
5 4 (2.92%) Back Office
5 4 (2.92%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.46%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.46%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.57%) .NET
2 4 (2.92%) J2EE
2 4 (2.92%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 38 (27.74%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.65%) FMCG
3 3 (2.19%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.46%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.46%) Statistics
4 2 (1.46%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.73%) AS400
5 1 (0.73%) PMI
5 1 (0.73%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (48.18%) Business Analysis
2 42 (30.66%) SDLC
3 38 (27.74%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (17.52%) Project Management
5 21 (15.33%) PRINCE2
5 21 (15.33%) UML
6 17 (12.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (10.22%) Scrum
7 14 (10.22%) PRINCE
7 14 (10.22%) BPR
7 14 (10.22%) Waterfall
8 13 (9.49%) User Stories
8 13 (9.49%) Systems Analysis
9 10 (7.30%) Migration
9 10 (7.30%) OO
10 9 (6.57%) CRM
10 9 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (6.57%) Use Case
11 7 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (4.38%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.41%) SQL
2 4 (2.92%) VB
2 4 (2.92%) C#
3 1 (0.73%) Java
3 1 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (22.63%) ISEB
2 12 (8.76%) Degree
3 11 (8.03%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (2.19%) APMG
5 1 (0.73%) IIBA
5 1 (0.73%) CCA
5 1 (0.73%) PMP
5 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.73%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (13.87%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.84%) Casewise
3 5 (3.65%) Cognos
4 3 (2.19%) SAP
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle
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