The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 5 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 273 313 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.60% 23.39% 16.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.18% 24.24% 17.45%
Number of salaries quoted 246 285 189
Average salary £31,739 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.79% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1353 1291 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.13% 96.49% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1112 1127 1069
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Analyst
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst across the Wales region.

Analyst Salary Trend in Wales

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Analyst across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Wales

Analyst
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 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
South Wales -2 249 £31,979 +6.59% 41
North Wales -3 12 £32,500 +23.80%
West Wales -1 10 £19,250 -35.83% 1
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 213 (40.42%) Finance
2 154 (29.22%) SQL
3 137 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (17.65%) Degree
5 92 (17.46%) Microsoft
6 89 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
7 81 (15.37%) Windows
8 80 (15.18%) SDLC
9 78 (14.80%) Business Analysis
10 73 (13.85%) ISEB
11 70 (13.28%) Business Intelligence
12 62 (11.76%) SQL Server
13 52 (9.87%) Scrum
14 48 (9.11%) MS Excel
15 47 (8.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 45 (8.54%) Oracle
17 44 (8.35%) Linux
18 43 (8.16%) MS Office
19 40 (7.59%) .NET
19 40 (7.59%) Banking
20 37 (7.02%) Test Scripting
21 36 (6.83%) Project Management
21 36 (6.83%) ITIL
21 36 (6.83%) Active Directory
22 35 (6.64%) Selenium
23 34 (6.45%) UNIX
24 33 (6.26%) Telecoms
24 33 (6.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 29 (5.50%) QA
25 29 (5.50%) Java

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (3.80%) SAS
2 12 (2.28%) IIS
3 10 (1.90%) Tomcat
3 10 (1.90%) Apache
3 10 (1.90%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.52%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.14%) IBM Notes
5 6 (1.14%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.14%) Node.js
6 5 (0.95%) JBoss
7 4 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.57%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.38%) Lync
9 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.19%) CMS
Applications
1 48 (9.11%) MS Excel
2 43 (8.16%) MS Office
3 18 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (2.66%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.52%) MS Project
6 3 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.57%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.57%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (1.14%) WebTrends
2 5 (0.95%) INSURE/90
3 4 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.76%) Agresso
3 4 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.76%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle Manufacturing
6 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.61%) SaaS
2 8 (1.52%) PaaS
3 6 (1.14%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.38%) Office 365
4 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.19%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.66%) VoIP
2 12 (2.28%) Firewall
3 11 (2.09%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.71%) HTTP
5 6 (1.14%) DHCP
6 5 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (0.95%) Internet
6 5 (0.95%) DNS
7 4 (0.76%) LAN
8 3 (0.57%) WAN
9 2 (0.38%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.38%) Network Security
9 2 (0.38%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.19%) VLAN
10 1 (0.19%) VPN
10 1 (0.19%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 47 (8.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (6.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (2.28%) Data Mining
6 11 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (1.90%) Big Data
8 7 (1.33%) DB2
9 6 (1.14%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.14%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.95%) OLAP
10 5 (0.95%) Cognos Powerplay
10 5 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.95%) Cognos Query Studio
10 5 (0.95%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 5 (0.95%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 5 (0.95%) Cognos Transformer
10 5 (0.95%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 35 (6.64%) Selenium
2 20 (3.80%) Cucumber
3 17 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (2.09%) JIRA
4 11 (2.09%) JMeter
5 9 (1.71%) SoapUI
5 9 (1.71%) Behat
6 8 (1.52%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.52%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.33%) Subversion
7 7 (1.33%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.76%) ClearQuest
10 3 (0.57%) Maven
10 3 (0.57%) MSTest
10 3 (0.57%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (0.57%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.57%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.38%) MSBuild
General
1 213 (40.42%) Finance
2 40 (7.59%) Banking
3 33 (6.26%) Telecoms
4 28 (5.31%) Advertising
5 22 (4.17%) Marketing
6 11 (2.09%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.33%) Retail
8 5 (0.95%) Automotive
9 4 (0.76%) Back Office
10 3 (0.57%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.57%) Legal
11 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (7.59%) .NET
2 28 (5.31%) Web Services
3 22 (4.17%) XML
4 20 (3.80%) HTML
5 16 (3.04%) SOAP
6 14 (2.66%) RESTful
7 11 (2.09%) REST
7 11 (2.09%) CSS
7 11 (2.09%) AngularJS
8 9 (1.71%) jQuery
9 7 (1.33%) J2EE
10 6 (1.14%) JSON
11 5 (0.95%) Ajax
11 5 (0.95%) HTML5
11 5 (0.95%) Mojolicious
12 4 (0.76%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.76%) WinForms
12 4 (0.76%) Java EE
13 3 (0.57%) Spring
13 3 (0.57%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 89 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.80%) iSeries
3 16 (3.04%) AS400
4 15 (2.85%) User Experience
5 9 (1.71%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.52%) Statistics
6 8 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.33%) Digital Media
8 5 (0.95%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.95%) FMCG
8 5 (0.95%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.76%) Data Centre
9 4 (0.76%) Life Science
10 3 (0.57%) CMDB
10 3 (0.57%) Human Factors
10 3 (0.57%) Informatics
10 3 (0.57%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.57%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.57%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 81 (15.37%) Windows
2 44 (8.35%) Linux
3 34 (6.45%) UNIX
4 16 (3.04%) Solaris
5 15 (2.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (2.66%) Windows 7
6 14 (2.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.33%) Android
8 6 (1.14%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.14%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.76%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.57%) AIX
11 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (15.18%) SDLC
3 78 (14.80%) Business Analysis
4 70 (13.28%) Business Intelligence
5 52 (9.87%) Scrum
6 37 (7.02%) Test Scripting
7 36 (6.83%) Project Management
7 36 (6.83%) ITIL
8 27 (5.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (5.12%) Software Testing
9 26 (4.93%) Test Automation
10 25 (4.74%) User Acceptance Testing
10 25 (4.74%) Dashboard Development
11 23 (4.36%) UML
11 23 (4.36%) Automated Testing
12 22 (4.17%) PRINCE2
13 21 (3.98%) Manual Testing
13 21 (3.98%) Automation Testing
14 20 (3.80%) Waterfall
15 19 (3.61%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 154 (29.22%) SQL
2 29 (5.50%) Java
2 29 (5.50%) JavaScript
3 21 (3.98%) PHP
4 20 (3.80%) Perl
4 20 (3.80%) C#
5 17 (3.23%) RPG
6 16 (3.04%) Python
6 16 (3.04%) RPG IV
7 11 (2.09%) Bash Shell
8 8 (1.52%) T-SQL
8 8 (1.52%) VB
9 7 (1.33%) Groovy
9 7 (1.33%) C
10 6 (1.14%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.14%) Ruby
11 5 (0.95%) RPG/400
11 5 (0.95%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.76%) COBOL
13 3 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 93 (17.65%) Degree
2 73 (13.85%) ISEB
3 25 (4.74%) ISTQB
4 21 (3.98%) Security Cleared
5 14 (2.66%) SC Cleared
6 11 (2.09%) ISEB Practitioner
7 10 (1.90%) HND
8 8 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.57%) MCSE
10 3 (0.57%) MCSA
10 3 (0.57%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.57%) CISSP
10 3 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.57%) APMG
11 2 (0.38%) Security+ Certification
11 2 (0.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.38%) MCTS
11 2 (0.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.50%) QA
2 25 (4.74%) SLA
3 4 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) COBIT
5 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (6.83%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.57%) vSphere
4 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.38%) XenServer
4 2 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.57%) SCCM
3 2 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.38%) WSUS
4 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 92 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 45 (8.54%) Oracle
3 13 (2.47%) MicroStrategy
4 11 (2.09%) VMware
5 9 (1.71%) Cognos
6 8 (1.52%) Tableau
6 8 (1.52%) SAP
6 8 (1.52%) Casewise
7 7 (1.33%) HP
7 7 (1.33%) Citrix
7 7 (1.33%) IBM
8 6 (1.14%) Lotus
9 5 (0.95%) Perforce
9 5 (0.95%) Borland
10 4 (0.76%) Cisco
10 4 (0.76%) Adobe
10 4 (0.76%) Google
11 3 (0.57%) Zend
11 3 (0.57%) Remedy
11 3 (0.57%) Sage
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