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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 7 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 215 270 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 15.99% 19.49% 23.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.46% 19.91% 23.84%
Number of salaries quoted 190 244 281
Median salary £32,500 £31,989 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.59% +6.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,450 £22,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +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
1306 1356 1296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.10% 97.91% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1111 1111 1131
Median salary £36,489 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.78% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,050 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 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
South Wales 0 193 £32,750 +1.35% 16
West Wales -21 9 £30,500 +52.50% 1
Mid Wales - 8 - - 1
North Wales -2 4 £35,000 +7.69%
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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.

1 192 (39.26%) Finance
2 161 (32.92%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (25.97%) SQL
4 87 (17.79%) Business Analysis
5 86 (17.59%) Microsoft
6 80 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
7 77 (15.75%) SDLC
8 76 (15.54%) ISEB
9 74 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 72 (14.72%) Degree
11 65 (13.29%) ITIL
12 59 (12.07%) Windows
13 55 (11.25%) SQL Server
14 48 (9.82%) Advertising
15 44 (9.00%) MS Excel
15 44 (9.00%) QA
16 41 (8.38%) Use Case
17 38 (7.77%) Test Scripting
17 38 (7.77%) Oracle
18 37 (7.57%) Project Management
19 35 (7.16%) Active Directory
20 33 (6.75%) MS Office
20 33 (6.75%) User Acceptance Testing
20 33 (6.75%) Waterfall
21 31 (6.34%) User Stories
21 31 (6.34%) Scrum
22 30 (6.13%) .NET
22 30 (6.13%) Selenium
22 30 (6.13%) Windows Server
23 29 (5.93%) SLA

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 11 (2.25%) IIS
2 10 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.84%) Apache
4 7 (1.43%) SAS
5 6 (1.23%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.02%) CMS
7 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.82%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.61%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.41%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.41%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.20%) JBoss
10 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 44 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 33 (6.75%) MS Office
3 17 (3.48%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.41%) SPSS
6 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.61%) SAP MM
2 3 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) assyst
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) EQXanite
3 1 (0.20%) Magento
3 1 (0.20%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.04%) PaaS
2 8 (1.64%) SaaS
3 2 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.41%) Office 365
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.86%) Firewall
2 9 (1.84%) SAN
2 9 (1.84%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.02%) LAN
4 4 (0.82%) Internet
5 3 (0.61%) VoIP
5 3 (0.61%) WAN
6 2 (0.41%) DHCP
6 2 (0.41%) VPN
7 1 (0.20%) DNS
7 1 (0.20%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.20%) VLAN
7 1 (0.20%) WebEx
7 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.48%) Big Data
3 14 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (2.45%) Data Mining
5 12 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (1.43%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.23%) QlikView
9 6 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.02%) SQLPlus
11 4 (0.82%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.82%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.82%) OLAP
11 4 (0.82%) OLTP
11 4 (0.82%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (6.13%) Selenium
2 18 (3.68%) SoapUI
3 9 (1.84%) Cucumber
4 8 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.43%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.02%) SpecFlow
6 5 (1.02%) Subversion
7 4 (0.82%) JBehave
7 4 (0.82%) JMeter
7 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.82%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.61%) JIRA
9 2 (0.41%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.20%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.20%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.20%) Trac
General
1 192 (39.26%) Finance
2 48 (9.82%) Advertising
3 27 (5.52%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.09%) Marketing
5 15 (3.07%) Banking
6 8 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.43%) Legal
8 6 (1.23%) Electronics
9 4 (0.82%) Billing
9 4 (0.82%) Games
9 4 (0.82%) Retail
10 3 (0.61%) Law
11 2 (0.41%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.13%) .NET
2 20 (4.09%) SOAP
3 14 (2.86%) XML
4 12 (2.45%) Web Services
5 9 (1.84%) HTML
6 7 (1.43%) REST
7 4 (0.82%) CSS
7 4 (0.82%) Hibernate
7 4 (0.82%) J2EE
7 4 (0.82%) Middleware
7 4 (0.82%) Struts
8 3 (0.61%) COM
9 2 (0.41%) CGI
9 2 (0.41%) DWR
10 1 (0.20%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.20%) jQuery
10 1 (0.20%) LAMP
10 1 (0.20%) WCF
10 1 (0.20%) XSD
10 1 (0.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 80 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.27%) User Experience
3 13 (2.66%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (1.64%) Fintech
6 6 (1.23%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (0.82%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (0.61%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.41%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.41%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.41%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.41%) iSeries
11 1 (0.20%) AS400
11 1 (0.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.20%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.20%) Replication
11 1 (0.20%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 59 (12.07%) Windows
2 30 (6.13%) Windows Server
3 21 (4.29%) Linux
4 20 (4.09%) Unix
5 15 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.66%) Windows 7
6 13 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (1.84%) Windows 10
8 8 (1.64%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.02%) Solaris
10 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.41%) Android
12 1 (0.20%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.20%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (32.92%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (17.79%) Business Analysis
3 77 (15.75%) SDLC
4 74 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 65 (13.29%) ITIL
6 41 (8.38%) Use Case
7 38 (7.77%) Test Scripting
8 37 (7.57%) Project Management
9 33 (6.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 33 (6.75%) Waterfall
10 31 (6.34%) Scrum
10 31 (6.34%) User Stories
11 28 (5.73%) UML
12 27 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (4.50%) Data Modelling
14 21 (4.29%) Data Analysis
14 21 (4.29%) Incident Management
15 19 (3.89%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (3.89%) Service Management
15 19 (3.89%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 127 (25.97%) SQL
2 25 (5.11%) C#
2 25 (5.11%) Java
3 10 (2.04%) T-SQL
4 7 (1.43%) C
5 6 (1.23%) PL/SQL
6 4 (0.82%) C++
6 4 (0.82%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.82%) Ruby
7 2 (0.41%) R
7 2 (0.41%) Scala
7 2 (0.41%) VB
7 2 (0.41%) VBA
8 1 (0.20%) COBOL
8 1 (0.20%) JCL
8 1 (0.20%) Pascal
8 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.20%) Uniface
8 1 (0.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 76 (15.54%) ISEB
2 72 (14.72%) Degree
3 25 (5.11%) ISTQB
4 16 (3.27%) IIBA
5 13 (2.66%) CBAP
6 12 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.02%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.02%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.82%) CCNA
8 4 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.41%) CISA
9 2 (0.41%) CISM
9 2 (0.41%) CISMP
9 2 (0.41%) CISSP
9 2 (0.41%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.41%) MCP
10 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.00%) QA
2 29 (5.93%) SLA
3 5 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.61%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) ISO19770
System Software
1 35 (7.16%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.20%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.23%) SCCM
2 5 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.61%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.20%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.20%) Nagios
4 1 (0.20%) Nessus
4 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.20%) Nmap
4 1 (0.20%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.20%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 86 (17.59%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.77%) Oracle
3 13 (2.66%) SAP
4 10 (2.04%) VMware
5 8 (1.64%) Citrix
6 7 (1.43%) Remedy
7 6 (1.23%) Cisco
7 6 (1.23%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.23%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.02%) IBM
9 4 (0.82%) Alterian
9 4 (0.82%) Avaya
9 4 (0.82%) Guidewire
9 4 (0.82%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.61%) Informatica
10 3 (0.61%) Splunk
11 2 (0.41%) Adobe
11 2 (0.41%) Apple
11 2 (0.41%) BMC
11 2 (0.41%) LogRhythm
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