The first table below looks at the demand for Business Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 66 76 59
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 38 21 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.84% 1.67% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 2.29% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 29
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,250 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £113,500 £41,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,401 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.11% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1007 919 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 75.15% 72.99% 71.22%
Number of salaries quoted 887 814 620
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Wales region.

Business Analysis Salary Trend in Wales

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Business Analysis Salary Histogram in Wales

Business Analysis
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 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 +7 31 £42,000 +20.00% 6
North Wales -2 4 £31,250 -21.87% 3
West Wales - 1 £32,500 - 1
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 18 (29.03%) PRINCE2
2 16 (25.81%) Waterfall
3 14 (22.58%) Use Case
3 14 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (22.58%) Project Management
3 14 (22.58%) ISEB
4 13 (20.97%) Degree
5 12 (19.35%) User Stories
5 12 (19.35%) UML
5 12 (19.35%) Finance
6 10 (16.13%) GAP Analysis
6 10 (16.13%) Scrum
6 10 (16.13%) SQL
6 10 (16.13%) RUP
6 10 (16.13%) DSDM
7 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (12.90%) XML
9 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
10 5 (8.06%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (8.06%) OO
10 5 (8.06%) Java
10 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
10 5 (8.06%) MS Visio
10 5 (8.06%) RequisitePro
10 5 (8.06%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (8.06%) Axure RP
10 5 (8.06%) Requirements Management
11 4 (6.45%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (6.45%) Data Protection

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.61%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) RequisitePro
1 5 (8.06%) Axure RP
1 5 (8.06%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (4.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (3.23%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Legal
2 4 (6.45%) Advertising
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (82.26%) Analyst
2 47 (75.81%) Business Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Business Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Technical Business Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Project Officer
6 4 (6.45%) Trainee
6 4 (6.45%) Lead Business Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Information Assurance Officer
6 4 (6.45%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) IT Business Analyst
9 1 (1.61%) Java Developer
9 1 (1.61%) Consultant
9 1 (1.61%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) XML
2 2 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.61%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) PRINCE2
2 16 (25.81%) Waterfall
3 14 (22.58%) Project Management
3 14 (22.58%) Use Case
3 14 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (19.35%) UML
4 12 (19.35%) User Stories
5 10 (16.13%) RUP
5 10 (16.13%) DSDM
5 10 (16.13%) GAP Analysis
5 10 (16.13%) Scrum
6 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.06%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (8.06%) OO
8 5 (8.06%) Requirements Management
9 4 (6.45%) Workflow
9 4 (6.45%) ERP
9 4 (6.45%) Data Protection
9 4 (6.45%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) Java
3 1 (1.61%) RPG
3 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.61%) VB
3 1 (1.61%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) ISEB
2 13 (20.97%) Degree
3 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle
2 2 (3.23%) iRise
3 1 (1.61%) IBM
3 1 (1.61%) Sage
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Acorn
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North Wales
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Development
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North Wales
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Career Development/ Progression
Posted: 14 days ago
North Wales
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Development
Posted: 21 days ago
Swansea
Kainos
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 26 days ago