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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 6 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 251 261 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 18.15% 21.46% 23.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.03% 22.19% 24.19%
Number of salaries quoted 219 234 266
Average salary £34,836 £31,250 £34,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.47% -8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,783 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
1319 1176 1228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.37% 96.71% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1122 986 1104
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -5 227 £35,000 +11.11% 13
North Wales -11 11 £38,250 +44.33%
West Wales +11 9 £25,000 -24.15% 3
Mid Wales - 1 £19,500 -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 237 (44.55%) Finance
2 215 (40.41%) SQL
3 106 (19.92%) Business Intelligence
4 96 (18.05%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (17.67%) Degree
6 88 (16.54%) Microsoft
7 86 (16.17%) Windows
8 83 (15.60%) Oracle
9 75 (14.10%) Business Analysis
10 74 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
11 67 (12.59%) XML
11 67 (12.59%) MS Excel
12 66 (12.41%) SQL Server
13 62 (11.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 61 (11.47%) Manufacturing
15 60 (11.28%) Banking
16 57 (10.71%) PL/SQL
16 57 (10.71%) ISEB
17 52 (9.77%) Oracle Applications
17 52 (9.77%) Oracle EBS
18 50 (9.40%) Oracle 11i
19 48 (9.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
20 46 (8.65%) .NET
21 45 (8.46%) Oracle Discoverer
22 44 (8.27%) Oracle Financials
22 44 (8.27%) ITIL
22 44 (8.27%) Oracle Manufacturing
23 42 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
24 40 (7.52%) Telecoms
25 37 (6.95%) Active Directory

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (5.83%) SAS
2 20 (3.76%) MS Exchange
3 14 (2.63%) IIS
4 8 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.94%) CMS
6 5 (0.94%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.75%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.75%) IBM Notes
7 4 (0.75%) Commerce Server
7 4 (0.75%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.38%) Node.js
8 2 (0.38%) Apache
8 2 (0.38%) Lync
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.19%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 67 (12.59%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.08%) MS Office
3 26 (4.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.94%) MS Project
4 5 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.56%) SPSS
5 3 (0.56%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.56%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.56%) EViews
5 3 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 52 (9.77%) Oracle EBS
1 52 (9.77%) Oracle Applications
2 50 (9.40%) Oracle 11i
3 44 (8.27%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 44 (8.27%) Oracle Financials
4 29 (5.45%) Oracle General Ledger
4 29 (5.45%) Oracle Payables
4 29 (5.45%) Oracle Receivables
5 25 (4.70%) Oracle Assets
6 7 (1.32%) Agresso
7 6 (1.13%) WebTrends
8 5 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.94%) INSURE/90
9 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.19%) HFM
11 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.88%) SaaS
2 6 (1.13%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (0.75%) PaaS
4 2 (0.38%) Office 365
4 2 (0.38%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.19%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.20%) Firewall
2 14 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 12 (2.26%) VoIP
4 10 (1.88%) Internet
5 8 (1.50%) HTTP
6 7 (1.32%) SAN
7 6 (1.13%) LAN
8 5 (0.94%) WAN
8 5 (0.94%) DHCP
8 5 (0.94%) DNS
8 5 (0.94%) VLAN
9 4 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.75%) VPN
10 2 (0.38%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.38%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.19%) IPv4
11 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 62 (11.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 48 (9.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 45 (8.46%) Oracle Discoverer
5 34 (6.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (4.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (2.82%) Oracle Database
9 13 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (2.07%) Big Data
11 10 (1.88%) Data Mining
12 7 (1.32%) MS Access
12 7 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.13%) OLAP
13 6 (1.13%) OLAP Cube
14 5 (0.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.94%) Cognos Powerplay
14 5 (0.94%) MySQL
14 5 (0.94%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 15 (2.82%) Selenium
2 12 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.88%) Cucumber
4 7 (1.32%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.94%) JIRA
5 5 (0.94%) Behat
5 5 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.56%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.38%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.38%) Toad
7 2 (0.38%) Subversion
7 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.19%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.19%) JMeter
General
1 237 (44.55%) Finance
2 61 (11.47%) Manufacturing
3 60 (11.28%) Banking
4 40 (7.52%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.57%) Marketing
6 18 (3.38%) Advertising
7 12 (2.26%) Retail
8 10 (1.88%) Automotive
9 4 (0.75%) Back Office
9 4 (0.75%) Billing
10 3 (0.56%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.56%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.38%) Law
11 2 (0.38%) Legal
12 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (12.59%) XML
2 46 (8.65%) .NET
3 18 (3.38%) HTML
4 16 (3.01%) Web Services
5 10 (1.88%) J2EE
6 9 (1.69%) WinForms
7 8 (1.50%) Hibernate
7 8 (1.50%) Struts
7 8 (1.50%) CSS
8 7 (1.32%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.94%) .NET Framework
9 5 (0.94%) RESTful
9 5 (0.94%) HTML5
9 5 (0.94%) Entity Framework
9 5 (0.94%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.75%) LINQ
10 4 (0.75%) jQuery
10 4 (0.75%) LINQ to SQL
10 4 (0.75%) REST
10 4 (0.75%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 74 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.01%) User Experience
4 15 (2.82%) iSeries
5 13 (2.44%) AS400
6 9 (1.69%) IPTV
6 9 (1.69%) Statistics
6 9 (1.69%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.13%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.13%) Fixed Income
8 5 (0.94%) Mobile App
8 5 (0.94%) FMCG
9 4 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (0.75%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.56%) Economics
10 3 (0.56%) Human Factors
10 3 (0.56%) Life Science
11 2 (0.38%) CMDB
11 2 (0.38%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 86 (16.17%) Windows
2 27 (5.08%) UNIX
3 23 (4.32%) Linux
4 17 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.07%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.69%) Solaris
7 9 (1.69%) Mac OS
8 8 (1.50%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.56%) AIX
10 3 (0.56%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.56%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.56%) Android
11 2 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.19%) OS/400
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (19.92%) Business Intelligence
2 96 (18.05%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (14.10%) Business Analysis
4 44 (8.27%) ITIL
5 42 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (6.20%) Manual Testing
7 25 (4.70%) Waterfall
8 24 (4.51%) Unit Testing
8 24 (4.51%) CRM
9 22 (4.14%) Automated Testing
9 22 (4.14%) Systems Analysis
10 21 (3.95%) UML
10 21 (3.95%) Project Management
10 21 (3.95%) Mentoring
11 20 (3.76%) Analytics
11 20 (3.76%) Test Scripting
12 19 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (3.57%) Automation Testing
13 18 (3.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (3.38%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 215 (40.41%) SQL
2 57 (10.71%) PL/SQL
3 23 (4.32%) T-SQL
4 19 (3.57%) C#
5 16 (3.01%) RPG
6 15 (2.82%) Java
6 15 (2.82%) RPG IV
7 14 (2.63%) C
8 13 (2.44%) JavaScript
9 12 (2.26%) C++
9 12 (2.26%) VB.NET
10 10 (1.88%) PHP
11 6 (1.13%) VBA
11 6 (1.13%) VB
12 5 (0.94%) MATLAB
12 5 (0.94%) R
12 5 (0.94%) RPG/400
13 4 (0.75%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.56%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 94 (17.67%) Degree
2 57 (10.71%) ISEB
3 22 (4.14%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.32%) MCSE
5 7 (1.32%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.13%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.13%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (0.94%) MCP
7 5 (0.94%) HND
8 4 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.56%) MCSA
9 3 (0.56%) CISSP
10 2 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.38%) CCA
10 2 (0.38%) CCNA
10 2 (0.38%) MCTS
10 2 (0.38%) MCITP
10 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.70%) QA
2 12 (2.26%) SLA
3 3 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) COBIT
5 1 (0.19%) Basel II
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (6.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.69%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.56%) vSphere
5 2 (0.38%) XenServer
5 2 (0.38%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.38%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.13%) NetBackup
1 6 (1.13%) SCCM
2 2 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.38%) WSUS
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.19%) SCOM
3 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.19%) SCSM
Vendors
1 88 (16.54%) Microsoft
2 83 (15.60%) Oracle
3 31 (5.83%) MicroStrategy
4 26 (4.89%) Cognos
5 13 (2.44%) VMware
6 12 (2.26%) Cisco
6 12 (2.26%) Citrix
7 9 (1.69%) Google
8 6 (1.13%) Business Objects
9 5 (0.94%) HP
9 5 (0.94%) SAP
9 5 (0.94%) Tableau
10 4 (0.75%) Guidewire
10 4 (0.75%) Remedy
10 4 (0.75%) Adobe
10 4 (0.75%) IBM
10 4 (0.75%) Lotus
11 3 (0.56%) Zend
11 3 (0.56%) Casewise
12 2 (0.38%) LANDesk
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