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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 6 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 230 262 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.35% 18.54% 23.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.79% 19.03% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 198 234 285
Median salary £34,000 £34,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.44% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £47,800
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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
1293 1377 1313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.51% 97.45% 97.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1094 1128 1128
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +1 203 £34,500 -1.42% 18
West Wales -13 13 £30,500 +12.96%
North Wales +1 6 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Mid Wales - 6 - -
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (36.99%) Finance
2 179 (34.49%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (27.55%) SQL
4 90 (17.34%) ISEB
5 89 (17.15%) Microsoft
6 86 (16.57%) Analytical Skills
7 83 (15.99%) Business Analysis
8 76 (14.64%) Degree
9 71 (13.68%) Windows
10 69 (13.29%) SDLC
11 65 (12.52%) ITIL
12 64 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 63 (12.14%) SQL Server
14 55 (10.60%) Advertising
15 54 (10.40%) Test Scripting
16 49 (9.44%) QA
17 48 (9.25%) MS Excel
18 47 (9.06%) Oracle
19 39 (7.51%) Scrum
19 39 (7.51%) User Acceptance Testing
20 38 (7.32%) Waterfall
21 37 (7.13%) Use Case
21 37 (7.13%) ISTQB
22 36 (6.94%) SLA
22 36 (6.94%) Active Directory
23 35 (6.74%) .NET
24 34 (6.55%) Project Management
25 33 (6.36%) Selenium
26 32 (6.17%) Windows Server
27 30 (5.78%) Business Intelligence

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 (2.12%) IIS
1 11 (2.12%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.73%) Apache
3 6 (1.16%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.96%) CMS
4 5 (0.96%) SAS
5 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (0.77%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.58%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.39%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.19%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.19%) JBoss
8 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 48 (9.25%) MS Excel
2 30 (5.78%) MS Office
3 16 (3.08%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.58%) SPSS
6 1 (0.19%) EViews
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.58%) SAP MM
2 3 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.19%) assyst
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) EQXanite
3 1 (0.19%) Magento
3 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.50%) PaaS
2 10 (1.93%) SaaS
3 3 (0.58%) Office 365
4 2 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.70%) Firewall
2 10 (1.93%) SAN
2 10 (1.93%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.77%) Internet
3 4 (0.77%) LAN
4 3 (0.58%) VoIP
4 3 (0.58%) WAN
5 2 (0.39%) DHCP
5 2 (0.39%) VPN
6 1 (0.19%) DNS
6 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.19%) NAS
6 1 (0.19%) VLAN
6 1 (0.19%) WebEx
6 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (12.14%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.66%) Big Data
3 15 (2.89%) Data Mining
3 15 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (1.35%) OLAP
9 7 (1.35%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.35%) QlikView
9 7 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (0.96%) SQLPlus
11 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (0.77%) OLTP
11 4 (0.77%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.58%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 33 (6.36%) Selenium
2 22 (4.24%) SoapUI
3 9 (1.73%) Cucumber
4 7 (1.35%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.16%) Subversion
5 6 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.96%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.77%) JBehave
7 4 (0.77%) JMeter
7 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.77%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.58%) JIRA
9 2 (0.39%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.19%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.19%) Toad
10 1 (0.19%) Trac
General
1 192 (36.99%) Finance
2 55 (10.60%) Advertising
3 30 (5.78%) Telecoms
4 21 (4.05%) Marketing
5 14 (2.70%) Banking
6 9 (1.73%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.54%) Retail
8 7 (1.35%) Electronics
8 7 (1.35%) Legal
9 4 (0.77%) Billing
9 4 (0.77%) Games
10 3 (0.58%) Law
11 2 (0.39%) Welsh Language
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.74%) .NET
2 28 (5.39%) SOAP
3 18 (3.47%) Web Services
4 15 (2.89%) XML
5 9 (1.73%) HTML
5 9 (1.73%) REST
6 4 (0.77%) CSS
6 4 (0.77%) Hibernate
6 4 (0.77%) J2EE
6 4 (0.77%) Struts
6 4 (0.77%) WinForms
7 3 (0.58%) COM
7 3 (0.58%) Middleware
8 2 (0.39%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.39%) CGI
8 2 (0.39%) DWR
8 2 (0.39%) jQuery
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.19%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 86 (16.57%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (2.89%) User Experience
3 13 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.35%) Fintech
6 6 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 5 (0.96%) Data Structures
7 5 (0.96%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (0.77%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (0.58%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.39%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.39%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.39%) Statistics
11 1 (0.19%) AS400
11 1 (0.19%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.19%) Derivative
11 1 (0.19%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.19%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 71 (13.68%) Windows
2 32 (6.17%) Windows Server
3 28 (5.39%) Linux
4 27 (5.20%) Unix
5 18 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.93%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.73%) Windows 10
9 8 (1.54%) Windows 8
10 7 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.96%) Solaris
12 1 (0.19%) Android
12 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (34.49%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (15.99%) Business Analysis
3 69 (13.29%) SDLC
4 65 (12.52%) ITIL
5 64 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 54 (10.40%) Test Scripting
7 39 (7.51%) Scrum
7 39 (7.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 38 (7.32%) Waterfall
9 37 (7.13%) Use Case
10 34 (6.55%) Project Management
11 30 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (5.59%) User Stories
13 26 (5.01%) UML
14 23 (4.43%) Continuous Improvement
15 22 (4.24%) Data Analysis
15 22 (4.24%) Functional Testing
16 21 (4.05%) Software Testing
17 20 (3.85%) Data Modelling
17 20 (3.85%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 143 (27.55%) SQL
2 30 (5.78%) Java
3 25 (4.82%) C#
4 12 (2.31%) T-SQL
5 8 (1.54%) C
6 7 (1.35%) PL/SQL
7 5 (0.96%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.77%) Ruby
9 3 (0.58%) R
10 2 (0.39%) C++
10 2 (0.39%) VB
11 1 (0.19%) COBOL
11 1 (0.19%) JCL
11 1 (0.19%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.19%) Pascal
11 1 (0.19%) Scala
11 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.19%) Uniface
11 1 (0.19%) VB6
11 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 90 (17.34%) ISEB
2 76 (14.64%) Degree
3 37 (7.13%) ISTQB
4 17 (3.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (2.70%) IIBA
6 12 (2.31%) CBAP
7 10 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.96%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.96%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.77%) CCNA
9 4 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.77%) CISMP
10 3 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.39%) CISA
11 2 (0.39%) CISM
11 2 (0.39%) CISSP
11 2 (0.39%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (9.44%) QA
2 36 (6.94%) SLA
3 6 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.58%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (6.94%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.19%) Snort
3 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.19%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.19%) vCloud
3 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.58%) Rundeck
2 3 (0.58%) SCCM
3 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.19%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.19%) Nessus
4 1 (0.19%) Nmap
4 1 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.19%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 89 (17.15%) Microsoft
2 47 (9.06%) Oracle
3 14 (2.70%) SAP
4 11 (2.12%) VMware
5 8 (1.54%) Citrix
5 8 (1.54%) IBM
6 7 (1.35%) Remedy
7 6 (1.16%) Cisco
7 6 (1.16%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.16%) ServiceNow
8 4 (0.77%) Alterian
8 4 (0.77%) Guidewire
8 4 (0.77%) Informatica
8 4 (0.77%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.58%) Tableau
10 2 (0.39%) Adobe
10 2 (0.39%) Apple
10 2 (0.39%) Avaya
10 2 (0.39%) Google
10 2 (0.39%) Splunk
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