The table below looks at the statistics for the Business 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 Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 31 32 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 89 87 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.43% 6.47% 2.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.62% 6.69% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 81 73 30
Average salary £35,000 £35,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.70% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £19,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1345 1300 1218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.11% 96.65% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1108 1139 1081
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 31 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 -3 81 £35,000 +2.94% 12
North Wales - 6 £32,500 -
West Wales +2 1 £27,000 -50.90% 1
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Business 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 Business Analyst in their job title.

1 93 (60.39%) Finance
2 75 (48.70%) Business Analysis
3 46 (29.87%) SDLC
4 41 (26.62%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (21.43%) ISEB
6 29 (18.83%) Project Management
7 23 (14.94%) Microsoft
8 22 (14.29%) UML
9 21 (13.64%) PRINCE2
10 19 (12.34%) Banking
11 17 (11.04%) Degree
11 17 (11.04%) SQL
11 17 (11.04%) BPR
11 17 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (10.39%) MS Office
13 15 (9.74%) MS Visio
13 15 (9.74%) Scrum
13 15 (9.74%) Systems Analysis
13 15 (9.74%) Waterfall
14 14 (9.09%) PRINCE
15 13 (8.44%) SQL Server
15 13 (8.44%) User Stories
16 12 (7.79%) .NET
17 11 (7.14%) OO
17 11 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
18 10 (6.49%) Use Case
18 10 (6.49%) Migration
19 9 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
19 9 (5.84%) MS Project

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Business 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 Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.30%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (10.39%) MS Office
2 15 (9.74%) MS Visio
3 9 (5.84%) MS Project
4 8 (5.19%) MS Excel
5 4 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.25%) Cognos Query Studio
4 5 (3.25%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 5 (3.25%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 5 (3.25%) Cognos Transformer
4 5 (3.25%) Cognos Powerplay
5 4 (2.60%) MS Access
6 3 (1.95%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.30%) Big Data
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.65%) QlikView
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) TestDirector
General
1 93 (60.39%) Finance
2 19 (12.34%) Banking
3 7 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.90%) Advertising
4 6 (3.90%) Retail
5 5 (3.25%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.60%) Automotive
6 4 (2.60%) Back Office
7 3 (1.95%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.30%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Legal
9 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.79%) .NET
2 4 (2.60%) J2EE
2 4 (2.60%) WinForms
3 3 (1.95%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (26.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.25%) FMCG
3 3 (1.95%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.30%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.30%) Statistics
4 2 (1.30%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.65%) AS400
5 1 (0.65%) PMI
5 1 (0.65%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (48.70%) Business Analysis
2 46 (29.87%) SDLC
3 41 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (18.83%) Project Management
5 22 (14.29%) UML
6 21 (13.64%) PRINCE2
7 17 (11.04%) BPR
7 17 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (9.74%) Scrum
8 15 (9.74%) Systems Analysis
8 15 (9.74%) Waterfall
9 14 (9.09%) PRINCE
10 13 (8.44%) User Stories
11 11 (7.14%) OO
12 10 (6.49%) Migration
12 10 (6.49%) Use Case
13 9 (5.84%) CRM
13 9 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
15 6 (3.90%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.04%) SQL
2 4 (2.60%) VB
2 4 (2.60%) C#
3 1 (0.65%) Java
3 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (21.43%) ISEB
2 17 (11.04%) Degree
3 11 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (1.95%) APMG
5 1 (0.65%) IIBA
5 1 (0.65%) CCA
5 1 (0.65%) PMP
5 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.84%) Casewise
3 5 (3.25%) SAP
3 5 (3.25%) Cognos
4 3 (1.95%) Sage
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle
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