The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South Wales region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 21 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 97 69 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 8.68% 5.55% 4.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.83% 5.68% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 89 67 43
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £43,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -2.27%
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
1098 1214 1113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.21% 97.67% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 961 1033 967
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,350 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 25 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff 0 54 £38,000 +1.33% 6
Newport +14 27 £37,500 +7.14%
Neath Port Talbot - 4 £40,000 -
Bridgend -3 3 £35,000 -4.76%
Torfaen - 3 £43,500 -
Business Analyst
Wales

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 83 (53.55%) Finance
2 75 (48.39%) Business Analysis
3 74 (47.74%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (32.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (30.32%) SDLC
6 32 (20.65%) Use Case
7 29 (18.71%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (18.06%) ISEB
9 26 (16.77%) Degree
10 25 (16.13%) User Stories
10 25 (16.13%) Project Management
11 24 (15.48%) Waterfall
12 18 (11.61%) UML
12 18 (11.61%) Advertising
13 16 (10.32%) Scrum
14 15 (9.68%) Requirements Engineering
15 13 (8.39%) IIBA
16 12 (7.74%) MS Visio
16 12 (7.74%) CBAP
17 11 (7.10%) Microsoft
17 11 (7.10%) Workflow
18 10 (6.45%) Data Modelling
19 9 (5.81%) MS Office
19 9 (5.81%) Business Transformation
20 8 (5.16%) Continuous Improvement
21 7 (4.52%) Software Delivery
21 7 (4.52%) User Experience
21 7 (4.52%) Mentoring
21 7 (4.52%) Big Data
21 7 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (7.74%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.81%) MS Office
3 7 (4.52%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) assyst
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.94%) PaaS
2 2 (1.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.52%) Big Data
2 3 (1.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 83 (53.55%) Finance
2 18 (11.61%) Advertising
3 6 (3.87%) Marketing
4 5 (3.23%) Legal
5 4 (2.58%) Banking
5 4 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.94%) Law
7 1 (0.65%) Electronics
7 1 (0.65%) Games
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.94%) Web Services
2 2 (1.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.71%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.52%) User Experience
3 4 (2.58%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (1.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.29%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.29%) Fintech
5 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (48.39%) Business Analysis
2 74 (47.74%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (32.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (30.32%) SDLC
5 32 (20.65%) Use Case
6 25 (16.13%) Project Management
6 25 (16.13%) User Stories
7 24 (15.48%) Waterfall
8 18 (11.61%) UML
9 16 (10.32%) Scrum
10 15 (9.68%) Requirements Engineering
11 11 (7.10%) Workflow
12 10 (6.45%) Data Modelling
13 9 (5.81%) Business Transformation
14 8 (5.16%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (4.52%) Mentoring
15 7 (4.52%) Software Delivery
15 7 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing
16 6 (3.87%) Conflict Management
16 6 (3.87%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.58%) C
2 3 (1.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (18.06%) ISEB
2 26 (16.77%) Degree
3 13 (8.39%) IIBA
4 12 (7.74%) CBAP
5 2 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.65%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) QA
1 1 (0.65%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (7.10%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.94%) Oracle
2 3 (1.94%) SAP
3 1 (0.65%) Lotus
3 1 (0.65%) ServiceNow
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago