The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Wales region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
UK / Wales
Rank 9 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 202 256 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 18.57% 20.38% 21.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.29% 20.78% 21.86%
Number of salaries quoted 185 228 258
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £19,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,550 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%

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
1047 1232 1322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.23% 98.09% 98.80%
Number of salaries quoted 909 1066 1153
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,700 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

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 22 January 2017.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Wales

Analyst
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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
South Wales 0 171 £33,087 +10.28% 6
North Wales -6 11 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Mid Wales -8 8 £35,000 +52.17%
West Wales -22 7 £23,000 -16.36% 1
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 Wales region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 172 (38.05%) Finance
2 150 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (27.43%) SQL
4 93 (20.58%) Degree
5 88 (19.47%) Microsoft
6 81 (17.92%) ITIL
7 78 (17.26%) Business Analysis
8 67 (14.82%) .NET
8 67 (14.82%) Windows
9 66 (14.60%) ISEB
10 57 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
11 49 (10.84%) Active Directory
12 48 (10.62%) Selenium
13 47 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
14 46 (10.18%) MS Excel
14 46 (10.18%) C#
15 45 (9.96%) Project Management
16 43 (9.51%) Web Services
17 42 (9.29%) User Acceptance Testing
18 41 (9.07%) Scrum
18 41 (9.07%) SDLC
19 40 (8.85%) SQL Server
20 39 (8.63%) Advertising
20 39 (8.63%) Waterfall
21 34 (7.52%) Incident Management
22 33 (7.30%) Systems Analysis
22 33 (7.30%) Java
23 31 (6.86%) Validation
23 31 (6.86%) Manual Testing
24 30 (6.64%) MS Office

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 5 (1.11%) ColdFusion
1 5 (1.11%) SAS
2 4 (0.88%) Tomcat
2 4 (0.88%) WebSphere
2 4 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (0.66%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.44%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.44%) Confluence
4 2 (0.44%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.44%) nginx
4 2 (0.44%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.44%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.22%) IIS
5 1 (0.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 46 (10.18%) MS Excel
2 30 (6.64%) MS Office
3 5 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.66%) Moqups
5 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.77%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.44%) Radian6
3 2 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.44%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.44%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.44%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.88%) Office 365
4 3 (0.66%) IaaS
5 2 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.44%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.22%) GitHub
6 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.22%) PaaS
6 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.77%) Firewall
2 4 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (0.66%) Internet
3 3 (0.66%) LAN
3 3 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.44%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (0.44%) VoIP
5 1 (0.22%) Broadband
5 1 (0.22%) NAS
5 1 (0.22%) Network Security
5 1 (0.22%) PABX
5 1 (0.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.21%) Relational Database
2 10 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.33%) QlikView
6 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.66%) Apache Hive
7 3 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.66%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.66%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.66%) SAS EBI
8 2 (0.44%) Big Data
8 2 (0.44%) Cognos Report Studio
8 2 (0.44%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.44%) Power BI
8 2 (0.44%) Spotfire
8 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 48 (10.62%) Selenium
2 11 (2.43%) Visual Studio
3 9 (1.99%) Eclipse
4 8 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.33%) JIRA
5 6 (1.33%) JMeter
5 6 (1.33%) Subversion
5 6 (1.33%) Toad
6 5 (1.11%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.11%) SoapUI
6 5 (1.11%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.66%) MSTest
8 2 (0.44%) JBehave
8 2 (0.44%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.44%) JUnit
8 2 (0.44%) Ranorex
8 2 (0.44%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (0.44%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.44%) VersionOne
9 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 172 (38.05%) Finance
2 39 (8.63%) Advertising
3 25 (5.53%) Telecoms
4 24 (5.31%) Banking
5 7 (1.55%) Marketing
6 6 (1.33%) French Language
6 6 (1.33%) Games
6 6 (1.33%) Italian Language
7 5 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.11%) Retail
8 4 (0.88%) Billing
9 3 (0.66%) Dutch Language
9 3 (0.66%) German Language
9 3 (0.66%) Legal
10 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.44%) Back Office
10 2 (0.44%) Electronics
10 2 (0.44%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.44%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (14.82%) .NET
2 43 (9.51%) Web Services
3 26 (5.75%) HTML
4 19 (4.20%) ASP.NET
4 19 (4.20%) SOAP
5 16 (3.54%) XML
6 13 (2.88%) jQuery
7 12 (2.65%) .NET Framework
7 12 (2.65%) CSS
8 11 (2.43%) REST
8 11 (2.43%) WCF
9 9 (1.99%) Ajax
10 8 (1.77%) Hibernate
10 8 (1.77%) J2EE
11 6 (1.33%) AngularJS
12 5 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 4 (0.88%) Java EE
13 4 (0.88%) JSF
13 4 (0.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 57 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.87%) iSeries
3 14 (3.10%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.43%) User Experience
6 10 (2.21%) Statistics
7 8 (1.77%) Data Integration
7 8 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.77%) Fintech
7 8 (1.77%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.55%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.55%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.88%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.66%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.66%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.66%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.44%) Economics
11 2 (0.44%) FMCG
11 2 (0.44%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 67 (14.82%) Windows
2 23 (5.09%) Windows Server
3 16 (3.54%) Windows 7
4 10 (2.21%) Linux
5 5 (1.11%) Android
6 4 (0.88%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.66%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.66%) Unix
7 3 (0.66%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.66%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.44%) CentOS
8 2 (0.44%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (0.44%) VyOS
9 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (17.92%) ITIL
3 78 (17.26%) Business Analysis
4 47 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (9.96%) Project Management
6 42 (9.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 41 (9.07%) Scrum
7 41 (9.07%) SDLC
8 39 (8.63%) Waterfall
9 34 (7.52%) Incident Management
10 33 (7.30%) Systems Analysis
11 31 (6.86%) Manual Testing
11 31 (6.86%) Validation
12 29 (6.42%) Test Scripting
12 29 (6.42%) User Stories
13 27 (5.97%) Feasibility Study
14 25 (5.53%) Automation Testing
14 25 (5.53%) Data Modelling
15 23 (5.09%) Test Automation
15 23 (5.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 124 (27.43%) SQL
2 46 (10.18%) C#
3 33 (7.30%) Java
4 29 (6.42%) JavaScript
5 20 (4.42%) VB.NET
6 14 (3.10%) PowerShell
7 12 (2.65%) C
7 12 (2.65%) C++
8 8 (1.77%) PHP
9 6 (1.33%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.33%) Python
10 5 (1.11%) VBA
11 4 (0.88%) RPG
11 4 (0.88%) RPG IV
11 4 (0.88%) RPG/400
12 3 (0.66%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.44%) COBOL
13 2 (0.44%) Perl
13 2 (0.44%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 93 (20.58%) Degree
2 66 (14.60%) ISEB
3 25 (5.53%) ITIL Certification
4 20 (4.42%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.33%) CBAP
5 6 (1.33%) IIBA
5 6 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (0.88%) CCNA
6 4 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.44%) CISSP
7 2 (0.44%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.22%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.22%) APMP
8 1 (0.22%) CCENT
8 1 (0.22%) CEH
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.98%) QA
2 17 (3.76%) SLA
3 3 (0.66%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.66%) ISO19770
4 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.22%) P3O
System Software
1 49 (10.84%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.66%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (2.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 6 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.44%) Nagios
3 2 (0.44%) SCCM
4 1 (0.22%) Nessus
4 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.22%) Nmap
4 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 88 (19.47%) Microsoft
2 17 (3.76%) IBM
3 16 (3.54%) SAP
4 15 (3.32%) VMware
5 12 (2.65%) Oracle
6 10 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.55%) Tableau
8 6 (1.33%) Cisco
9 5 (1.11%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (0.88%) Dell
10 4 (0.88%) Guidewire
10 4 (0.88%) TOWER Software
11 3 (0.66%) Avaya
11 3 (0.66%) BMC
11 3 (0.66%) Citrix
11 3 (0.66%) Google
12 2 (0.44%) iManage
12 2 (0.44%) NetApp
12 2 (0.44%) Splunk
12 2 (0.44%) Vyatta
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