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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 2 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 304 206 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.28% 16.14% 17.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.15% 16.80% 18.63%
Number of salaries quoted 265 190 168
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £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
1259 1226 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.40% 96.08% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1096 1092 887
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +5 257 £30,000 -4.76% 44
West Wales +13 28 £27,500 -12.22% 4
North Wales +5 18 £29,463 +12.24% 1
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 159 (25.44%) SQL
2 150 (24.00%) Finance
3 118 (18.88%) Microsoft
4 109 (17.44%) Degree
5 92 (14.72%) Windows
6 83 (13.28%) Java
6 83 (13.28%) SQL Server
7 77 (12.32%) Telecoms
7 77 (12.32%) MS Excel
8 76 (12.16%) Banking
9 74 (11.84%) ISEB
10 70 (11.20%) Unit Testing
11 68 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
12 66 (10.56%) Test Scripting
13 65 (10.40%) Business Analysis
14 63 (10.08%) User Acceptance Testing
14 63 (10.08%) ITIL
15 56 (8.96%) XML
16 48 (7.68%) Web Services
17 45 (7.20%) Scrum
18 43 (6.88%) Oracle
19 42 (6.72%) .NET
20 41 (6.56%) J2EE
20 41 (6.56%) Hibernate
21 38 (6.08%) HTML
22 37 (5.92%) User Stories
23 36 (5.76%) Active Directory
24 35 (5.60%) IBM
24 35 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
24 35 (5.60%) QA

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
1 16 (2.56%) IIS
1 16 (2.56%) Tomcat
1 16 (2.56%) WebSphere
2 15 (2.40%) SAS
3 12 (1.92%) CMS
4 11 (1.76%) Commerce Server
5 10 (1.60%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.44%) LiveCycle
6 9 (1.44%) Confluence
6 9 (1.44%) FileNet
7 4 (0.64%) Lync
8 3 (0.48%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.16%) Apache
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 77 (12.32%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.80%) MS Office
3 12 (1.92%) MS Project
4 10 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.48%) SPSS
6 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.92%) INSURE/90
2 11 (1.76%) Google Analytics
3 7 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.64%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.08%) SaaS
2 2 (0.32%) Basecamp
2 2 (0.32%) Trello
3 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.28%) Firewall
2 24 (3.84%) TCP/IP
3 16 (2.56%) DNS
3 16 (2.56%) Internet
4 15 (2.40%) SAN
5 13 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
6 12 (1.92%) VoIP
6 12 (1.92%) NAS
7 8 (1.28%) Wireless
8 7 (1.12%) WAN
8 7 (1.12%) LAN
8 7 (1.12%) Network Security
9 6 (0.96%) IP Telephony
10 5 (0.80%) DHCP
11 4 (0.64%) HTTP
11 4 (0.64%) VLAN
12 2 (0.32%) SNMP
12 2 (0.32%) SSL
13 1 (0.16%) ISDN
13 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (13.28%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 15 (2.40%) Relational Database
5 15 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (1.92%) RDBMS
7 12 (1.92%) DB2
8 11 (1.76%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.60%) EDRMS
9 10 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (1.60%) NoSQL
9 10 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.80%) MS Access
13 5 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (3.84%) JIRA
2 21 (3.36%) Selenium
2 21 (3.36%) JUnit
3 19 (3.04%) Jenkins
4 16 (2.56%) Eclipse
5 14 (2.24%) Maven
6 13 (2.08%) Visual Studio
6 13 (2.08%) Cucumber
7 12 (1.92%) Rational Application Developer
7 12 (1.92%) Subversion
8 11 (1.76%) SoapUI
8 11 (1.76%) Hudson
9 10 (1.60%) ClearQuest
10 7 (1.12%) CruiseControl
11 6 (0.96%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.80%) Ant
13 4 (0.64%) JMeter
13 4 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (0.64%) RequisitePro
13 4 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 150 (24.00%) Finance
2 77 (12.32%) Telecoms
3 76 (12.16%) Banking
4 26 (4.16%) Marketing
4 26 (4.16%) Manufacturing
5 17 (2.72%) Advertising
6 16 (2.56%) Billing
7 13 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.44%) Retail
9 6 (0.96%) Welsh Language
10 3 (0.48%) Electronics
10 3 (0.48%) Legal
11 2 (0.32%) Publishing
11 2 (0.32%) Law
12 1 (0.16%) French Language
12 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (8.96%) XML
2 48 (7.68%) Web Services
3 42 (6.72%) .NET
4 41 (6.56%) J2EE
4 41 (6.56%) Hibernate
5 38 (6.08%) HTML
6 25 (4.00%) Spring
7 18 (2.88%) CSS
8 16 (2.56%) Struts
9 13 (2.08%) JSF
10 12 (1.92%) JSP
11 11 (1.76%) SOAP
11 11 (1.76%) XSLT
11 11 (1.76%) .NET Framework
12 9 (1.44%) WPF
12 9 (1.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (1.12%) Middleware
14 5 (0.80%) COM
15 4 (0.64%) ASP.NET
15 4 (0.64%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (3.20%) Management Information System
2 15 (2.40%) Mathematics
3 13 (2.08%) Life Science
4 12 (1.92%) Open Source
5 10 (1.60%) Blog
6 9 (1.44%) Digital Media
6 9 (1.44%) IPTV
6 9 (1.44%) Statistics
7 8 (1.28%) Credit Risk
8 6 (0.96%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.80%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.64%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (0.64%) CMDB
10 4 (0.64%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.48%) GIS
11 3 (0.48%) DTV
12 2 (0.32%) iPhone
12 2 (0.32%) iPad
12 2 (0.32%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 92 (14.72%) Windows
2 23 (3.68%) Linux
3 20 (3.20%) UNIX
3 20 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (2.40%) Windows XP
6 14 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.92%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.60%) Android
9 8 (1.28%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.64%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (11.20%) Unit Testing
2 68 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (10.56%) Test Scripting
4 65 (10.40%) Business Analysis
5 63 (10.08%) ITIL
5 63 (10.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 45 (7.20%) Scrum
7 37 (5.92%) User Stories
8 35 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 34 (5.44%) Project Management
10 32 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (4.96%) System Testing
12 30 (4.80%) Validation
13 29 (4.64%) Automated Testing
13 29 (4.64%) Test Strategy
14 27 (4.32%) PRINCE2
15 25 (4.00%) Migration
16 24 (3.84%) Waterfall
17 22 (3.52%) Data Migration
17 22 (3.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 159 (25.44%) SQL
2 83 (13.28%) Java
3 30 (4.80%) Groovy
4 24 (3.84%) RPG
4 24 (3.84%) RPG IV
4 24 (3.84%) JavaScript
5 19 (3.04%) C#
6 12 (1.92%) RPG/400
7 11 (1.76%) Scala
7 11 (1.76%) T-SQL
8 10 (1.60%) VBA
9 9 (1.44%) Clojure
10 8 (1.28%) Perl
10 8 (1.28%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.80%) Delphi
12 4 (0.64%) C
12 4 (0.64%) Python
13 2 (0.32%) XQuery
13 2 (0.32%) C++
13 2 (0.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 109 (17.44%) Degree
2 74 (11.84%) ISEB
3 33 (5.28%) ISTQB
4 20 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (2.88%) Security Cleared
6 13 (2.08%) MCP
6 13 (2.08%) MCSE
7 12 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.12%) SAP Certification
8 7 (1.12%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.64%) CCNA
11 3 (0.48%) CISSP
11 3 (0.48%) PMP
11 3 (0.48%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.32%) GIAC
12 2 (0.32%) GCIA
12 2 (0.32%) GCFW
12 2 (0.32%) GCWN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.60%) QA
2 25 (4.00%) SLA
3 10 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.12%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.48%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 36 (5.76%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.40%) Hyper-V
3 13 (2.08%) VirtualBox
4 12 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.80%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.16%) XenApp
6 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (0.96%) NetBackup
2 4 (0.64%) SCCM
3 3 (0.48%) SCOM
3 3 (0.48%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.32%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.32%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (0.16%) Nessus
5 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.16%) SCSM
Vendors
1 118 (18.88%) Microsoft
2 43 (6.88%) Oracle
3 35 (5.60%) IBM
4 32 (5.12%) VMware
5 31 (4.96%) Cisco
6 16 (2.56%) SAP
6 16 (2.56%) Guidewire
7 14 (2.24%) Google
8 13 (2.08%) Adobe
8 13 (2.08%) T-Plan
9 12 (1.92%) HP
10 11 (1.76%) Citrix
11 9 (1.44%) Twitter
12 8 (1.28%) Business Objects
13 7 (1.12%) Veritas
13 7 (1.12%) Symantec
14 6 (0.96%) Fujitsu
14 6 (0.96%) NetApp
15 5 (0.80%) Juniper
16 4 (0.64%) Nortel
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wrexham, Clwyd
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
ITF Solutions
Salary: £28500 - £32500 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £25000 + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £36 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Pack
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 to £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Salary: From £32,277 to £36,309 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £200 - £250 per annum + Bene
Posted: 16 days ago