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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 283 234 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 21.87% 17.55% 20.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.57% 18.21% 20.75%
Number of salaries quoted 232 208 194
Average salary £30,565 £31,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -6.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £22,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,950 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1254 1285 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.91% 96.40% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1050 1144 938
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 +3 239 £31,500 - 36
West Wales +10 28 £27,000 -3.57% 4
North Wales +5 15 £32,500 +14.03% 1
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 154 (25.58%) Finance
1 154 (25.58%) SQL
2 132 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (18.94%) Microsoft
4 94 (15.61%) Windows
5 92 (15.28%) SQL Server
6 91 (15.12%) Degree
7 74 (12.29%) Java
7 74 (12.29%) MS Excel
8 72 (11.96%) ISEB
8 72 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
9 69 (11.46%) Business Analysis
10 67 (11.13%) User Acceptance Testing
11 66 (10.96%) Test Scripting
12 55 (9.14%) ITIL
13 52 (8.64%) Oracle
14 51 (8.47%) Telecoms
14 51 (8.47%) Banking
15 46 (7.64%) Unit Testing
15 46 (7.64%) Mentoring
16 45 (7.48%) XML
17 44 (7.31%) Scrum
18 42 (6.98%) .NET
19 38 (6.31%) User Stories
20 36 (5.98%) Web Services
20 36 (5.98%) Active Directory
20 36 (5.98%) Project Management
21 32 (5.32%) Firewall
21 32 (5.32%) PRINCE2
22 31 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 15 (2.49%) SAS
2 13 (2.16%) IIS
3 10 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (1.66%) Tomcat
3 10 (1.66%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.33%) FileNet
4 8 (1.33%) CMS
4 8 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.33%) LiveCycle
4 8 (1.33%) Confluence
5 7 (1.16%) Commerce Server
6 4 (0.66%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.66%) Lync
7 2 (0.33%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.17%) Apache
8 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 74 (12.29%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.15%) MS Office
3 14 (2.33%) MS Project
4 9 (1.50%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.50%) SPSS
6 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.33%) Google Analytics
2 7 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.00%) INSURE/90
4 5 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.66%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle Manufacturing
7 1 (0.17%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.33%) SaaS
2 2 (0.33%) Trello
2 2 (0.33%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.17%) GitHub
3 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.32%) Firewall
2 23 (3.82%) TCP/IP
3 14 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (2.16%) DNS
5 12 (1.99%) VoIP
5 12 (1.99%) SAN
6 10 (1.66%) Internet
7 9 (1.50%) NAS
8 8 (1.33%) LAN
8 8 (1.33%) Network Security
9 7 (1.16%) WAN
10 6 (1.00%) Wireless
10 6 (1.00%) DHCP
10 6 (1.00%) IP Telephony
10 6 (1.00%) VLAN
11 4 (0.66%) HTTP
12 3 (0.50%) SNMP
13 2 (0.33%) SSL
13 2 (0.33%) Structured Cabling
14 1 (0.17%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (2.99%) Oracle Database
4 18 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (1.99%) Relational Database
6 11 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (1.66%) MongoDB
8 9 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (1.50%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.50%) EDRMS
9 8 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (1.00%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.00%) DB2
12 5 (0.83%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (3.99%) JIRA
2 23 (3.82%) JUnit
3 22 (3.65%) Selenium
4 19 (3.16%) Jenkins
5 15 (2.49%) Cucumber
6 13 (2.16%) Maven
7 12 (1.99%) SoapUI
8 11 (1.83%) Subversion
8 11 (1.83%) Visual Studio
9 10 (1.66%) Eclipse
9 10 (1.66%) Hudson
10 8 (1.33%) ClearQuest
11 7 (1.16%) CruiseControl
12 6 (1.00%) WebDriver
12 6 (1.00%) Rational Application Developer
13 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (0.83%) Ant
14 4 (0.66%) JMeter
14 4 (0.66%) RequisitePro
14 4 (0.66%) Axure RP
General
1 154 (25.58%) Finance
2 51 (8.47%) Telecoms
2 51 (8.47%) Banking
3 25 (4.15%) Manufacturing
4 24 (3.99%) Marketing
5 14 (2.33%) Advertising
6 11 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (1.66%) Billing
8 9 (1.50%) Retail
9 5 (0.83%) Welsh Language
10 3 (0.50%) Legal
11 2 (0.33%) Publishing
11 2 (0.33%) Law
12 1 (0.17%) French Language
12 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (7.48%) XML
2 42 (6.98%) .NET
3 36 (5.98%) Web Services
4 28 (4.65%) Hibernate
4 28 (4.65%) J2EE
5 26 (4.32%) HTML
6 18 (2.99%) Spring
7 13 (2.16%) CSS
8 12 (1.99%) JSF
9 11 (1.83%) SOAP
10 10 (1.66%) Struts
10 10 (1.66%) XSLT
11 8 (1.33%) .NET Framework
11 8 (1.33%) WPF
11 8 (1.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (1.16%) ASP.NET
12 7 (1.16%) Middleware
13 6 (1.00%) JSP
14 5 (0.83%) JSON
15 4 (0.66%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 72 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (2.66%) Management Information System
3 15 (2.49%) User Experience
4 14 (2.33%) Mathematics
5 11 (1.83%) Statistics
5 11 (1.83%) Life Science
5 11 (1.83%) Open Source
6 10 (1.66%) Blog
6 10 (1.66%) IPTV
6 10 (1.66%) Digital Media
7 8 (1.33%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.00%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.83%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.66%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.66%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (0.50%) CMDB
11 3 (0.50%) GIS
12 2 (0.33%) AS400
12 2 (0.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 94 (15.61%) Windows
2 23 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (3.82%) Linux
3 19 (3.16%) UNIX
3 19 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (2.99%) Windows XP
5 14 (2.33%) Windows 7
6 9 (1.50%) Android
7 8 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.33%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.50%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (11.46%) Business Analysis
3 67 (11.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 66 (10.96%) Test Scripting
5 55 (9.14%) ITIL
6 46 (7.64%) Unit Testing
6 46 (7.64%) Mentoring
7 44 (7.31%) Scrum
8 38 (6.31%) User Stories
9 36 (5.98%) Project Management
10 32 (5.32%) PRINCE2
11 31 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
12 30 (4.98%) System Testing
12 30 (4.98%) Validation
13 29 (4.82%) Waterfall
13 29 (4.82%) Automated Testing
13 29 (4.82%) Test Strategy
14 25 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (3.49%) TDD
16 20 (3.32%) UML
Programming Languages
1 154 (25.58%) SQL
2 74 (12.29%) Java
3 31 (5.15%) Groovy
4 27 (4.49%) JavaScript
5 21 (3.49%) C#
6 16 (2.66%) VBA
6 16 (2.66%) T-SQL
7 12 (1.99%) RPG
7 12 (1.99%) RPG IV
8 10 (1.66%) Scala
9 9 (1.50%) PL/SQL
10 8 (1.33%) Perl
10 8 (1.33%) Clojure
11 7 (1.16%) Delphi
12 6 (1.00%) RPG/400
13 4 (0.66%) C
13 4 (0.66%) C++
13 4 (0.66%) Python
14 2 (0.33%) XQuery
14 2 (0.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 91 (15.12%) Degree
2 72 (11.96%) ISEB
3 30 (4.98%) ISTQB
4 16 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (2.66%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (1.33%) MCSE
7 7 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.16%) MCP
8 5 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.66%) CISSP
9 4 (0.66%) CCNA
9 4 (0.66%) SAP Certification
10 3 (0.50%) PMP
10 3 (0.50%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.33%) CCENT
11 2 (0.33%) CEH
11 2 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.15%) QA
2 23 (3.82%) SLA
3 7 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.50%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 36 (5.98%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.33%) VirtualBox
2 14 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.83%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.83%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.17%) XenApp
5 1 (0.17%) vSphere
5 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (0.83%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.50%) SCDPM
2 3 (0.50%) SCCM
2 3 (0.50%) SCOM
3 2 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.33%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.33%) Nessus
3 2 (0.33%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.17%) SCSM
4 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 114 (18.94%) Microsoft
2 52 (8.64%) Oracle
3 30 (4.98%) VMware
4 27 (4.49%) Cisco
4 27 (4.49%) IBM
5 14 (2.33%) T-Plan
6 12 (1.99%) Adobe
6 12 (1.99%) SAP
7 11 (1.83%) Google
7 11 (1.83%) HP
7 11 (1.83%) Citrix
8 10 (1.66%) Guidewire
9 8 (1.33%) Twitter
10 7 (1.16%) Business Objects
11 6 (1.00%) NetApp
11 6 (1.00%) Fujitsu
12 4 (0.66%) Symantec
12 4 (0.66%) Nortel
12 4 (0.66%) Veritas
12 4 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
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