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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 4 2 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 304 301 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 21.79% 23.28% 16.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.27% 24.14% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 266 263 190
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,250 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
1365 1247 1232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.85% 96.44% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1141 1089 1098
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 0 286 £32,500 +8.33% 37
North Wales -1 12 £25,000 -15.14%
West Wales -9 3 £22,750 -17.27%
Mid Wales - 1 £22,500 -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 218 (40.15%) Finance
2 179 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (30.94%) SQL
4 104 (19.15%) ISEB
5 97 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
6 96 (17.68%) Degree
7 95 (17.50%) Business Analysis
8 94 (17.31%) Microsoft
9 83 (15.29%) SDLC
10 78 (14.36%) Windows
11 73 (13.44%) Scrum
12 64 (11.79%) Business Intelligence
13 63 (11.60%) SQL Server
14 57 (10.50%) Test Scripting
15 49 (9.02%) MS Office
15 49 (9.02%) Linux
15 49 (9.02%) Selenium
16 48 (8.84%) Oracle
17 43 (7.92%) User Acceptance Testing
18 42 (7.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 42 (7.73%) .NET
19 41 (7.55%) ITIL
19 41 (7.55%) Waterfall
20 40 (7.37%) Java
21 38 (7.00%) MS Excel
22 35 (6.45%) Software Testing
23 34 (6.26%) Banking
24 33 (6.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 32 (5.89%) QA
25 32 (5.89%) Project Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (2.95%) SAS
2 13 (2.39%) IIS
3 9 (1.66%) Apache
3 9 (1.66%) Tomcat
3 9 (1.66%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.10%) Node.js
4 6 (1.10%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.92%) JBoss
6 4 (0.74%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (0.74%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.74%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.37%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.18%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.18%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 49 (9.02%) MS Office
2 38 (7.00%) MS Excel
3 19 (3.50%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.29%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (0.92%) INSURE/90
2 4 (0.74%) Agresso
3 2 (0.37%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.37%) Sage ERP X3
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.50%) SaaS
2 8 (1.47%) PaaS
3 4 (0.74%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.18%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.03%) VoIP
1 11 (2.03%) Firewall
2 10 (1.84%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.29%) HTTP
4 6 (1.10%) DHCP
5 5 (0.92%) DNS
5 5 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.74%) Internet
6 4 (0.74%) LAN
7 3 (0.55%) Network Security
8 2 (0.37%) WAN
8 2 (0.37%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.37%) VPN
9 1 (0.18%) VLAN
9 1 (0.18%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.18%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.18%) IPv4
9 1 (0.18%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (11.60%) SQL Server
2 42 (7.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (6.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (2.21%) Data Mining
6 10 (1.84%) Big Data
7 8 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.29%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.29%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.10%) QlikView
9 6 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.10%) DB2
9 6 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.92%) Cognos Powerplay
10 5 (0.92%) Cognos Query Studio
10 5 (0.92%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 5 (0.92%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 5 (0.92%) Cognos Transformer
10 5 (0.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 49 (9.02%) Selenium
2 29 (5.34%) Cucumber
3 17 (3.13%) JMeter
4 15 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (2.58%) SoapUI
6 13 (2.39%) JIRA
7 10 (1.84%) Behat
8 9 (1.66%) Jenkins
8 9 (1.66%) Git (software)
9 8 (1.47%) MSTest
9 8 (1.47%) Subversion
10 7 (1.29%) ClearQuest
10 7 (1.29%) Visual Studio
11 6 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.92%) HP UFT
13 4 (0.74%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.55%) JUnit
14 3 (0.55%) Maven
14 3 (0.55%) JBehave
14 3 (0.55%) WebDriver
General
1 218 (40.15%) Finance
2 34 (6.26%) Banking
3 30 (5.52%) Telecoms
4 27 (4.97%) Advertising
5 18 (3.31%) Marketing
6 10 (1.84%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.47%) Retail
8 5 (0.92%) Automotive
9 4 (0.74%) Back Office
10 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.55%) Legal
10 3 (0.55%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.37%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.37%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (7.73%) .NET
2 31 (5.71%) Web Services
3 28 (5.16%) XML
4 24 (4.42%) SOAP
5 18 (3.31%) HTML
6 17 (3.13%) REST
7 15 (2.76%) RESTful
8 10 (1.84%) CSS
9 9 (1.66%) Ajax
9 9 (1.66%) JSON
10 8 (1.47%) AngularJS
11 7 (1.29%) J2EE
12 6 (1.10%) Mojolicious
12 6 (1.10%) jQuery
13 5 (0.92%) Java EE
14 4 (0.74%) Spring Web Flow
14 4 (0.74%) JPA
14 4 (0.74%) ASP.NET
14 4 (0.74%) XSL
14 4 (0.74%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 97 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (2.95%) iSeries
3 13 (2.39%) User Experience
3 13 (2.39%) AS400
4 9 (1.66%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.29%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.10%) Digital Media
7 5 (0.92%) FMCG
7 5 (0.92%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.74%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.74%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.55%) Health Informatics
9 3 (0.55%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.55%) Life Science
9 3 (0.55%) CMDB
9 3 (0.55%) Informatics
9 3 (0.55%) Statistics
9 3 (0.55%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.55%) NHS
10 2 (0.37%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 78 (14.36%) Windows
2 49 (9.02%) Linux
3 31 (5.71%) UNIX
4 16 (2.95%) Solaris
5 15 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.58%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.29%) Android
9 6 (1.10%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.92%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.92%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.74%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.18%) AIX
14 1 (0.18%) HPUX
14 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (17.50%) Business Analysis
3 83 (15.29%) SDLC
4 73 (13.44%) Scrum
5 64 (11.79%) Business Intelligence
6 57 (10.50%) Test Scripting
7 43 (7.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 41 (7.55%) ITIL
8 41 (7.55%) Waterfall
9 35 (6.45%) Software Testing
10 32 (5.89%) Project Management
11 29 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (5.16%) Test Automation
13 27 (4.97%) PRINCE2
13 27 (4.97%) UML
13 27 (4.97%) Automated Testing
13 27 (4.97%) Systems Analysis
14 23 (4.24%) Dashboard Development
15 22 (4.05%) User Stories
16 21 (3.87%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 168 (30.94%) SQL
2 40 (7.37%) Java
3 29 (5.34%) JavaScript
4 24 (4.42%) Perl
4 24 (4.42%) C#
5 23 (4.24%) Python
6 18 (3.31%) PHP
7 14 (2.58%) Bash Shell
8 12 (2.21%) RPG IV
8 12 (2.21%) RPG
9 11 (2.03%) Ruby
10 9 (1.66%) VB
11 8 (1.47%) Groovy
12 7 (1.29%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.92%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.92%) RPG/400
14 4 (0.74%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.55%) C
15 3 (0.55%) C++
16 2 (0.37%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 104 (19.15%) ISEB
2 96 (17.68%) Degree
3 27 (4.97%) ISTQB
4 20 (3.68%) Security Cleared
5 12 (2.21%) SC Cleared
6 11 (2.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (2.03%) ISEB Practitioner
6 11 (2.03%) HND
7 7 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.55%) APMG
10 3 (0.55%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.37%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (0.18%) IIBA
12 1 (0.18%) PMP
12 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.18%) MCSE
12 1 (0.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.89%) QA
2 30 (5.52%) SLA
3 5 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.37%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 29 (5.34%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.37%) XenServer
3 2 (0.37%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (2.95%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 94 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 48 (8.84%) Oracle
3 14 (2.58%) VMware
4 11 (2.03%) IBM
5 9 (1.66%) Casewise
5 9 (1.66%) Tableau
5 9 (1.66%) HP
6 8 (1.47%) MicroStrategy
7 7 (1.29%) SAP
7 7 (1.29%) Cognos
8 6 (1.10%) Perforce
9 5 (0.92%) Borland
9 5 (0.92%) Sage
10 4 (0.74%) Lotus
10 4 (0.74%) Citrix
11 3 (0.55%) Remedy
11 3 (0.55%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.55%) Cisco
12 2 (0.37%) TOWER Software
12 2 (0.37%) Google
Wales
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Peacocks Stores Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £200.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £15k - 18k per year + Shift allowance, bonus, Pension, Health care
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Bluetownonline
Salary: £15500 - £17500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £22000 - £25000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Paid for certs
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £20,500 to £25,500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £21000 - £33500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago