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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 6 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 240 233 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 18.40% 17.27% 24.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.71% 17.84% 24.96%
Number of salaries quoted 213 207 287
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £20,300 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,375 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.67% +6.78%
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
1283 1306 1282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.39% 96.81% 98.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1097 1105 1097
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 £25,000
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +1 212 £32,500 -7.14% 11
West Wales -12 12 £34,000 +70.00% 3
North Wales +8 7 £32,500 -18.75%
Mid Wales - 3 - -
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 196 (36.50%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (34.26%) Finance
3 148 (27.56%) SQL
4 95 (17.69%) ISEB
5 87 (16.20%) Microsoft
5 87 (16.20%) Windows
6 86 (16.01%) Analytical Skills
7 78 (14.53%) Business Analysis
8 70 (13.04%) Degree
9 68 (12.66%) ITIL
10 67 (12.48%) SQL Server
11 64 (11.92%) Test Scripting
12 59 (10.99%) SDLC
13 56 (10.43%) Oracle
14 55 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
15 54 (10.06%) Advertising
16 52 (9.68%) Scrum
16 52 (9.68%) QA
17 51 (9.50%) MS Excel
18 45 (8.38%) User Acceptance Testing
19 43 (8.01%) ISTQB
20 40 (7.45%) .NET
21 39 (7.26%) Waterfall
22 38 (7.08%) SLA
22 38 (7.08%) Windows Server
23 36 (6.70%) Active Directory
23 36 (6.70%) SOAP
23 36 (6.70%) Selenium
24 35 (6.52%) Linux
25 33 (6.15%) Telecoms

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 10 (1.86%) IIS
2 7 (1.30%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.30%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.12%) Apache
4 5 (0.93%) CMS
5 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (0.74%) SAS
5 4 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (0.74%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.37%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.37%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.19%) JBoss
7 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 51 (9.50%) MS Excel
2 30 (5.59%) MS Office
3 11 (2.05%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) EViews
5 1 (0.19%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.56%) SAP MM
2 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.19%) assyst
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Magento
3 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.05%) PaaS
2 9 (1.68%) SaaS
3 4 (0.74%) Office 365
4 3 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.17%) Firewall
2 14 (2.61%) SAN
3 11 (2.05%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.93%) NAS
5 4 (0.74%) Internet
5 4 (0.74%) LAN
6 3 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.56%) WAN
7 2 (0.37%) VoIP
8 1 (0.19%) DHCP
8 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.19%) HTTP
8 1 (0.19%) VLAN
8 1 (0.19%) VPN
8 1 (0.19%) WebEx
8 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (12.48%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.98%) Big Data
3 15 (2.79%) Data Mining
3 15 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (1.30%) OLAP
9 7 (1.30%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (1.12%) QlikView
10 6 (1.12%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (0.93%) SQLPlus
12 4 (0.74%) OLTP
12 4 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.56%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 36 (6.70%) Selenium
2 26 (4.84%) SoapUI
3 12 (2.23%) Cucumber
4 7 (1.30%) Subversion
5 6 (1.12%) JBehave
6 5 (0.93%) JIRA
7 4 (0.74%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.74%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.74%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.56%) ClearQuest
8 3 (0.56%) JMeter
8 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.37%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.37%) Toad
10 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.19%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.19%) Metasploit
General
1 184 (34.26%) Finance
2 54 (10.06%) Advertising
3 33 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 21 (3.91%) Marketing
5 15 (2.79%) Banking
6 14 (2.61%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.05%) Retail
8 10 (1.86%) Electronics
9 7 (1.30%) Legal
10 4 (0.74%) Billing
10 4 (0.74%) Games
11 3 (0.56%) Law
11 3 (0.56%) Welsh Language
12 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (7.45%) .NET
2 36 (6.70%) SOAP
3 20 (3.72%) Web Services
4 17 (3.17%) XML
5 12 (2.23%) REST
6 8 (1.49%) HTML
7 7 (1.30%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.30%) WinForms
8 4 (0.74%) CSS
8 4 (0.74%) Hibernate
8 4 (0.74%) J2EE
8 4 (0.74%) Struts
9 3 (0.56%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.56%) COM
9 3 (0.56%) jQuery
9 3 (0.56%) Middleware
10 2 (0.37%) Ajax
10 2 (0.37%) CGI
10 2 (0.37%) DWR
11 1 (0.19%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 86 (16.01%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (2.61%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.23%) User Experience
4 7 (1.30%) Fintech
5 5 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (0.74%) Computer Science
6 4 (0.74%) iSeries
6 4 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (0.56%) Cyber Attack
7 3 (0.56%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (0.56%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.37%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.37%) CMDB
8 2 (0.37%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.37%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.37%) Statistics
8 2 (0.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 87 (16.20%) Windows
2 38 (7.08%) Windows Server
3 35 (6.52%) Linux
4 31 (5.77%) Unix
5 20 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (2.61%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.49%) Windows 8
10 7 (1.30%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.93%) Solaris
12 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (36.50%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (14.53%) Business Analysis
3 68 (12.66%) ITIL
4 64 (11.92%) Test Scripting
5 59 (10.99%) SDLC
6 55 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 52 (9.68%) Scrum
8 45 (8.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 39 (7.26%) Waterfall
10 31 (5.77%) Project Management
10 31 (5.77%) Use Case
11 30 (5.59%) Software Testing
12 29 (5.40%) Continuous Improvement
12 29 (5.40%) User Stories
13 26 (4.84%) Automated Testing
14 25 (4.66%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (4.47%) Functional Testing
16 23 (4.28%) Manual Testing
17 22 (4.10%) Migration
17 22 (4.10%) UML
Programming Languages
1 148 (27.56%) SQL
2 30 (5.59%) Java
3 26 (4.84%) C#
4 9 (1.68%) PL/SQL
4 9 (1.68%) T-SQL
5 8 (1.49%) C
6 6 (1.12%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.12%) Ruby
7 4 (0.74%) RPG
8 3 (0.56%) R
8 3 (0.56%) RPG IV
8 3 (0.56%) RPG/400
9 2 (0.37%) VB
10 1 (0.19%) C++
10 1 (0.19%) COBOL
10 1 (0.19%) JCL
10 1 (0.19%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.19%) Pascal
10 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 95 (17.69%) ISEB
2 70 (13.04%) Degree
3 43 (8.01%) ISTQB
4 23 (4.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (1.86%) CBAP
6 10 (1.86%) IIBA
7 7 (1.30%) CISMP
8 5 (0.93%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.93%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.74%) CCNA
9 4 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.56%) CISA
10 3 (0.56%) CISM
10 3 (0.56%) CISSP
10 3 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.37%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.37%) SAP Certification
12 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (9.68%) QA
2 38 (7.08%) SLA
3 12 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.56%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.37%) ISO22301
System Software
1 36 (6.70%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.93%) vCloud
4 3 (0.56%) Snort
5 2 (0.37%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.19%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.93%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.56%) Rundeck
3 3 (0.56%) SCCM
4 1 (0.19%) BMC Marimba
4 1 (0.19%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.19%) Nessus
4 1 (0.19%) Nmap
4 1 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.19%) ThinApp
4 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 87 (16.20%) Microsoft
2 56 (10.43%) Oracle
3 22 (4.10%) SAP
4 19 (3.54%) VMware
5 12 (2.23%) IBM
6 9 (1.68%) Cisco
6 9 (1.68%) Citrix
6 9 (1.68%) HP
7 8 (1.49%) Remedy
8 7 (1.30%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.12%) Red Hat
10 5 (0.93%) 3PAR
10 5 (0.93%) Brocade
10 5 (0.93%) NetApp
10 5 (0.93%) Symantec
11 4 (0.74%) Alterian
11 4 (0.74%) EMC
11 4 (0.74%) Guidewire
11 4 (0.74%) Informatica
11 4 (0.74%) Sitecore
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