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

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 5 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 259 253 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.26% 18.39% 22.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.61% 18.99% 22.54%
Number of salaries quoted 225 223 243
Median salary £32,500 £34,836 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.70% +12.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,990 £20,000 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £43,800
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
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
1321 1332 1211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.22% 96.80% 98.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1128 1025
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 £24,000 £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 6 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 6 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 +1 225 £32,500 -7.14% 26
West Wales -13 13 £34,000 +51.11%
North Wales +12 10 £27,500 -28.10%
Mid Wales -2 2 £19,500 -
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 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 (36.91%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (32.02%) Finance
3 147 (27.68%) SQL
4 90 (16.95%) ISEB
4 90 (16.95%) Windows
5 88 (16.57%) Analytical Skills
6 87 (16.38%) Microsoft
7 69 (12.99%) Business Analysis
8 68 (12.81%) Degree
9 67 (12.62%) ITIL
10 63 (11.86%) Test Scripting
11 62 (11.68%) SQL Server
12 58 (10.92%) Oracle
12 58 (10.92%) Scrum
13 51 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
14 50 (9.42%) Advertising
14 50 (9.42%) SDLC
15 48 (9.04%) MS Excel
15 48 (9.04%) QA
16 44 (8.29%) SLA
16 44 (8.29%) User Acceptance Testing
17 43 (8.10%) ISTQB
18 41 (7.72%) Waterfall
19 40 (7.53%) .NET
20 36 (6.78%) Telecoms
20 36 (6.78%) SOAP
20 36 (6.78%) Linux
20 36 (6.78%) Active Directory
20 36 (6.78%) Windows Server
21 35 (6.59%) Selenium

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 8 (1.51%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.32%) IIS
2 7 (1.32%) SAS
3 6 (1.13%) Apache
4 5 (0.94%) CMS
4 5 (0.94%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (0.75%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.56%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.19%) JBoss
8 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 48 (9.04%) MS Excel
2 33 (6.21%) MS Office
3 10 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) EViews
5 1 (0.19%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.56%) SAP MM
2 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.19%) assyst
4 1 (0.19%) Magento
4 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.07%) PaaS
2 9 (1.69%) SaaS
3 6 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.56%) Office 365
5 2 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.58%) Firewall
2 12 (2.26%) SAN
3 9 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.94%) NAS
5 4 (0.75%) LAN
6 3 (0.56%) Internet
6 3 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.56%) WAN
7 2 (0.38%) VoIP
8 1 (0.19%) DHCP
8 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.19%) HTTP
8 1 (0.19%) Network Security
8 1 (0.19%) VLAN
8 1 (0.19%) VPN
8 1 (0.19%) WebEx
8 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (11.68%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.01%) Big Data
3 14 (2.64%) Data Mining
4 13 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.51%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.13%) SQLPlus
9 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.75%) OLAP
10 4 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.75%) QlikView
10 4 (0.75%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.75%) SAS EBI
10 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (0.56%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 35 (6.59%) Selenium
2 24 (4.52%) SoapUI
3 12 (2.26%) Cucumber
4 7 (1.32%) Subversion
5 6 (1.13%) JBehave
6 5 (0.94%) JIRA
7 4 (0.75%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.75%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.75%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.56%) ClearQuest
8 3 (0.56%) JMeter
8 3 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.38%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.38%) 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
10 1 (0.19%) Trac
General
1 170 (32.02%) Finance
2 50 (9.42%) Advertising
3 36 (6.78%) Telecoms
4 23 (4.33%) Marketing
5 15 (2.82%) Banking
5 15 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.26%) Retail
7 10 (1.88%) Electronics
8 4 (0.75%) Billing
9 3 (0.56%) Games
9 3 (0.56%) Legal
9 3 (0.56%) Welsh Language
10 2 (0.38%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) French Language
11 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (7.53%) .NET
2 36 (6.78%) SOAP
3 18 (3.39%) Web Services
4 15 (2.82%) XML
5 12 (2.26%) REST
6 10 (1.88%) HTML
7 9 (1.69%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.32%) WinForms
9 4 (0.75%) COM
9 4 (0.75%) CSS
9 4 (0.75%) Hibernate
9 4 (0.75%) J2EE
9 4 (0.75%) Struts
10 3 (0.56%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.56%) jQuery
10 3 (0.56%) Middleware
11 2 (0.38%) Ajax
11 2 (0.38%) CGI
11 2 (0.38%) DWR
12 1 (0.19%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 88 (16.57%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (2.64%) Management Information System
3 8 (1.51%) Fintech
3 8 (1.51%) User Experience
4 6 (1.13%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (0.94%) iSeries
6 4 (0.75%) Computer Science
6 4 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (0.56%) AS400
7 3 (0.56%) Cyber Attack
7 3 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (0.56%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.38%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.38%) CMDB
8 2 (0.38%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.38%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.38%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 90 (16.95%) Windows
2 36 (6.78%) Linux
2 36 (6.78%) Windows Server
3 34 (6.40%) Unix
4 20 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (3.20%) Windows 7
6 13 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.13%) Solaris
9 5 (0.94%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.75%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (36.91%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (12.99%) Business Analysis
3 67 (12.62%) ITIL
4 63 (11.86%) Test Scripting
5 58 (10.92%) Scrum
6 51 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 50 (9.42%) SDLC
8 44 (8.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 41 (7.72%) Waterfall
10 34 (6.40%) Use Case
11 30 (5.65%) Automated Testing
11 30 (5.65%) Software Testing
12 29 (5.46%) User Stories
13 27 (5.08%) Project Management
14 26 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (4.52%) Manual Testing
17 23 (4.33%) Functional Testing
18 22 (4.14%) Data Modelling
18 22 (4.14%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 147 (27.68%) SQL
2 33 (6.21%) Java
3 25 (4.71%) C#
4 10 (1.88%) PL/SQL
5 9 (1.69%) C
6 8 (1.51%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.51%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.13%) Ruby
8 5 (0.94%) RPG
9 4 (0.75%) R
9 4 (0.75%) RPG IV
9 4 (0.75%) RPG/400
10 3 (0.56%) C++
10 3 (0.56%) COBOL
11 2 (0.38%) VB
12 1 (0.19%) JCL
12 1 (0.19%) Pascal
12 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.19%) Uniface
12 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 90 (16.95%) ISEB
2 68 (12.81%) Degree
3 43 (8.10%) ISTQB
4 23 (4.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (1.69%) CBAP
6 9 (1.69%) IIBA
7 7 (1.32%) CISMP
8 5 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.94%) SAP Certification
8 5 (0.94%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.94%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.75%) CCNA
9 4 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.56%) CISA
10 3 (0.56%) CISM
10 3 (0.56%) CISSP
11 2 (0.38%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.19%) CCENT
12 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (9.04%) QA
2 44 (8.29%) SLA
3 15 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.32%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.13%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.94%) ISO22301
System Software
1 36 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.94%) vCloud
4 3 (0.56%) Snort
5 2 (0.38%) 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 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.94%) 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 (16.38%) Microsoft
2 58 (10.92%) Oracle
3 27 (5.08%) SAP
4 20 (3.77%) VMware
5 14 (2.64%) IBM
6 12 (2.26%) HP
7 10 (1.88%) Remedy
8 9 (1.69%) Cisco
9 8 (1.51%) ServiceNow
10 7 (1.32%) Citrix
11 6 (1.13%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.94%) 3PAR
12 5 (0.94%) Brocade
12 5 (0.94%) NetApp
12 5 (0.94%) Symantec
13 4 (0.75%) Alterian
13 4 (0.75%) Guidewire
13 4 (0.75%) Informatica
13 4 (0.75%) MicroStrategy
13 4 (0.75%) Sitecore
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