The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Wales region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 27 38 45
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 92 76 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.94% 5.39% 5.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.12% 5.53% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 85 72 57
Median salary £39,000 £36,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% -13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £32,500 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £43,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -2.27%
Business 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
1293 1374 1308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.51% 97.45% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1093 1128 1125
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,500
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% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Wales

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Wales

Business 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 Business Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 July 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 +9 90 £39,000 +4.00% 7
North Wales +10 2 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Business 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 Business Analyst in the job title.

1 87 (54.04%) Finance
2 76 (47.20%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (47.20%) Business Analysis
3 55 (34.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (31.06%) SDLC
5 34 (21.12%) Use Case
6 30 (18.63%) ISEB
6 30 (18.63%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (16.15%) Project Management
7 26 (16.15%) Degree
8 25 (15.53%) User Stories
9 24 (14.91%) Waterfall
10 19 (11.80%) Advertising
11 18 (11.18%) UML
12 16 (9.94%) Scrum
12 16 (9.94%) Requirements Engineering
13 15 (9.32%) IIBA
14 13 (8.07%) Microsoft
14 13 (8.07%) MS Visio
14 13 (8.07%) CBAP
15 11 (6.83%) Workflow
16 10 (6.21%) Data Modelling
16 10 (6.21%) MS Office
17 9 (5.59%) MS Excel
17 9 (5.59%) Business Transformation
17 9 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
18 8 (4.97%) Mentoring
19 7 (4.35%) Software Delivery
19 7 (4.35%) User Experience
19 7 (4.35%) Big Data

Business 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 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (8.07%) MS Visio
2 10 (6.21%) MS Office
3 9 (5.59%) MS Excel
4 5 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) assyst
1 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.86%) PaaS
2 2 (1.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.35%) Big Data
2 3 (1.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) JIRA
General
1 87 (54.04%) Finance
2 19 (11.80%) Advertising
3 6 (3.73%) Marketing
4 5 (3.11%) Legal
5 4 (2.48%) Banking
5 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.86%) Law
7 1 (0.62%) Electronics
7 1 (0.62%) Games
7 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.86%) Web Services
2 2 (1.24%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.63%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.35%) User Experience
3 4 (2.48%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (1.86%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.24%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.24%) Fintech
5 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (47.20%) Agile Software Development
1 76 (47.20%) Business Analysis
2 55 (34.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 50 (31.06%) SDLC
4 34 (21.12%) Use Case
5 26 (16.15%) Project Management
6 25 (15.53%) User Stories
7 24 (14.91%) Waterfall
8 18 (11.18%) UML
9 16 (9.94%) Requirements Engineering
9 16 (9.94%) Scrum
10 11 (6.83%) Workflow
11 10 (6.21%) Data Modelling
12 9 (5.59%) Business Transformation
12 9 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (4.97%) Mentoring
14 7 (4.35%) Software Delivery
14 7 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
15 6 (3.73%) Conflict Management
15 6 (3.73%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.48%) C
2 3 (1.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (18.63%) ISEB
2 26 (16.15%) Degree
3 15 (9.32%) IIBA
4 13 (8.07%) CBAP
5 2 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.62%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.62%) QA
1 1 (0.62%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (8.07%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.86%) Oracle
2 3 (1.86%) SAP
3 1 (0.62%) Lotus
3 1 (0.62%) ServiceNow
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