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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 281 267 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 22.28% 19.56% 21.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.96% 20.27% 22.30%
Number of salaries quoted 227 230 232
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,783 £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
1224 1317 1121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.07% 96.48% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1004 1175 1027
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +2 251 £32,500 - 55
West Wales +7 17 £27,500 +6.79% 2
North Wales +4 12 £34,250 +19.13% 1
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 168 (28.33%) Finance
2 151 (25.46%) SQL
3 125 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (19.90%) Microsoft
5 99 (16.69%) Windows
6 93 (15.68%) SQL Server
7 77 (12.98%) Business Analysis
8 73 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
9 72 (12.14%) Degree
10 70 (11.80%) User Acceptance Testing
10 70 (11.80%) MS Excel
11 69 (11.64%) ISEB
12 63 (10.62%) Oracle
13 57 (9.61%) Test Scripting
14 56 (9.44%) Java
15 53 (8.94%) ITIL
16 40 (6.75%) Mentoring
17 39 (6.58%) User Stories
18 38 (6.41%) Project Management
19 37 (6.24%) XML
20 36 (6.07%) .NET
20 36 (6.07%) PRINCE2
20 36 (6.07%) Active Directory
21 35 (5.90%) Scrum
22 32 (5.40%) Waterfall
23 31 (5.23%) Stakeholder Management
24 30 (5.06%) Validation
25 29 (4.89%) VMware
25 29 (4.89%) Banking
26 28 (4.72%) Firewall

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 13 (2.19%) SAS
2 12 (2.02%) IIS
3 9 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.01%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.01%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.01%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.01%) CMS
5 4 (0.67%) FileNet
5 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (0.67%) LiveCycle
5 4 (0.67%) Confluence
5 4 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (0.67%) IBM Notes
5 4 (0.67%) Commerce Server
6 3 (0.51%) Apache
6 3 (0.51%) Lync
7 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 70 (11.80%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.55%) MS Office
3 16 (2.70%) MS Project
4 12 (2.02%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.51%) SPSS
6 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (2.36%) Oracle 11i
1 14 (2.36%) Oracle EBS
1 14 (2.36%) Oracle Applications
1 14 (2.36%) Oracle General Ledger
2 13 (2.19%) Oracle Payables
2 13 (2.19%) Oracle Receivables
2 13 (2.19%) Oracle Financials
3 12 (2.02%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 11 (1.85%) Oracle Assets
5 7 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.67%) WebTrends
7 4 (0.67%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.17%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.53%) SaaS
2 2 (0.34%) GitHub
2 2 (0.34%) Basecamp
2 2 (0.34%) Trello
3 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.72%) Firewall
2 20 (3.37%) TCP/IP
3 14 (2.36%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (1.85%) VoIP
5 10 (1.69%) LAN
5 10 (1.69%) DNS
5 10 (1.69%) SAN
6 9 (1.52%) WAN
7 7 (1.18%) Network Security
7 7 (1.18%) NAS
8 6 (1.01%) IP Telephony
8 6 (1.01%) DHCP
9 5 (0.84%) VLAN
9 5 (0.84%) Wireless
10 4 (0.67%) Internet
11 3 (0.51%) SNMP
12 2 (0.34%) HTTP
12 2 (0.34%) Intranet
12 2 (0.34%) Structured Cabling
13 1 (0.17%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (15.68%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (3.20%) Oracle Database
5 13 (2.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 12 (2.02%) Oracle Discoverer
7 11 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (1.52%) Relational Database
10 8 (1.35%) EDRMS
10 8 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.01%) MS Access
12 6 (1.01%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.84%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 21 (3.54%) Selenium
2 19 (3.20%) JUnit
3 16 (2.70%) JIRA
4 14 (2.36%) Jenkins
5 13 (2.19%) Cucumber
6 11 (1.85%) SoapUI
7 7 (1.18%) Maven
7 7 (1.18%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.18%) ClearQuest
8 6 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.84%) Spock
9 5 (0.84%) WebDriver
9 5 (0.84%) CruiseControl
9 5 (0.84%) Subversion
10 4 (0.67%) JMeter
10 4 (0.67%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.67%) RequisitePro
10 4 (0.67%) Rational Functional Tester
10 4 (0.67%) Axure RP
10 4 (0.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 168 (28.33%) Finance
2 29 (4.89%) Banking
3 28 (4.72%) Manufacturing
4 25 (4.22%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.37%) Marketing
6 17 (2.87%) Advertising
7 11 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (1.69%) Retail
9 5 (0.84%) Welsh Language
10 4 (0.67%) Billing
10 4 (0.67%) Legal
11 3 (0.51%) Law
12 2 (0.34%) Publishing
13 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (6.24%) XML
2 36 (6.07%) .NET
3 18 (3.04%) Web Services
4 12 (2.02%) HTML
4 12 (2.02%) J2EE
4 12 (2.02%) Hibernate
5 8 (1.35%) Spring
5 8 (1.35%) JSF
6 7 (1.18%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.18%) CSS
7 6 (1.01%) XSLT
7 6 (1.01%) WPF
8 5 (0.84%) .NET Framework
8 5 (0.84%) Middleware
8 5 (0.84%) SOAP
8 5 (0.84%) COM
9 4 (0.67%) Struts
9 4 (0.67%) Ajax
9 4 (0.67%) Java EE
9 4 (0.67%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 73 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (2.87%) Mathematics
3 15 (2.53%) Management Information System
3 15 (2.53%) User Experience
4 14 (2.36%) Statistics
5 11 (1.85%) Performance Metrics
5 11 (1.85%) Blog
6 10 (1.69%) Algorithms
7 9 (1.52%) Digital Media
7 9 (1.52%) IPTV
8 8 (1.35%) Life Science
9 7 (1.18%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.18%) Credit Risk
9 7 (1.18%) Open Source
10 6 (1.01%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.84%) Graphic Design
12 4 (0.67%) iPad
12 4 (0.67%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
13 3 (0.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 99 (16.69%) Windows
2 24 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (3.71%) Windows XP
4 21 (3.54%) Linux
5 20 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (3.20%) Windows 7
6 19 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (2.53%) UNIX
8 12 (2.02%) Android
9 8 (1.35%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.01%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.67%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.51%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (12.98%) Business Analysis
3 70 (11.80%) User Acceptance Testing
4 57 (9.61%) Test Scripting
5 53 (8.94%) ITIL
6 40 (6.75%) Mentoring
7 39 (6.58%) User Stories
8 38 (6.41%) Project Management
9 36 (6.07%) PRINCE2
10 35 (5.90%) Scrum
11 32 (5.40%) Waterfall
12 31 (5.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (5.06%) Validation
14 28 (4.72%) System Testing
15 27 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (3.88%) Test Strategy
17 21 (3.54%) Automated Testing
18 20 (3.37%) GAP Analysis
19 19 (3.20%) UML
20 18 (3.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 151 (25.46%) SQL
2 56 (9.44%) Java
3 23 (3.88%) JavaScript
3 23 (3.88%) Groovy
4 21 (3.54%) PL/SQL
4 21 (3.54%) T-SQL
4 21 (3.54%) VBA
5 17 (2.87%) C#
6 9 (1.52%) C++
7 7 (1.18%) Delphi
7 7 (1.18%) Perl
8 6 (1.01%) Scala
9 5 (0.84%) C
10 4 (0.67%) Clojure
11 3 (0.51%) Python
12 2 (0.34%) PHP
12 2 (0.34%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.34%) Korn
12 2 (0.34%) Erlang
13 1 (0.17%) R
Qualifications
1 72 (12.14%) Degree
2 69 (11.64%) ISEB
3 22 (3.71%) ISTQB
4 13 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.69%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.84%) CCNA
8 5 (0.84%) MCSE
9 4 (0.67%) MCP
9 4 (0.67%) SAP Certification
10 3 (0.51%) CISSP
10 3 (0.51%) CCENT
10 3 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.34%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.34%) HND
11 2 (0.34%) CEH
11 2 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.34%) PMP
11 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.72%) QA
2 22 (3.71%) SLA
3 7 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.84%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.51%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 36 (6.07%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.02%) VirtualBox
4 9 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.84%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.51%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (0.84%) SCCM
2 4 (0.67%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.51%) SCOM
3 3 (0.51%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.34%) Nessus
4 2 (0.34%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.34%) BMC Performance Manager
4 2 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.17%) SCSM
Vendors
1 118 (19.90%) Microsoft
2 63 (10.62%) Oracle
3 29 (4.89%) VMware
4 24 (4.05%) Cisco
5 15 (2.53%) IBM
6 12 (2.02%) SAP
6 12 (2.02%) Citrix
6 12 (2.02%) T-Plan
7 10 (1.69%) HP
8 8 (1.35%) NetApp
8 8 (1.35%) Adobe
8 8 (1.35%) Google
9 7 (1.18%) Cognos
9 7 (1.18%) Business Objects
10 6 (1.01%) Fujitsu
11 5 (0.84%) Apple
12 4 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.67%) Lotus
12 4 (0.67%) Nortel
12 4 (0.67%) Twitter
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
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