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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 59 55 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 48 51 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.64% 3.77% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.71% 3.84% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 46 45 28
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £41,100 £38,300 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
1294 1329 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.10% 98.23% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1114 1137 851
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 +5 47 £35,000 - 6
West Wales -16 1 £37,500 +7.64%
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 88 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (43.55%) Business Analysis
3 53 (42.74%) Finance
4 47 (37.90%) Waterfall
5 35 (28.23%) ISEB
6 32 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (21.77%) Scrum
9 23 (18.55%) Data Modelling
9 23 (18.55%) SDLC
10 22 (17.74%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (17.74%) UML
11 20 (16.13%) User Stories
12 18 (14.52%) PRINCE2
13 15 (12.10%) SQL
13 15 (12.10%) MS Office
13 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
13 15 (12.10%) Use Case
14 14 (11.29%) Degree
14 14 (11.29%) Test Scripting
15 12 (9.68%) BPR
16 11 (8.87%) Advertising
16 11 (8.87%) Systems Analysis
17 9 (7.26%) Workflow
17 9 (7.26%) Validation
18 8 (6.45%) Marketing
18 8 (6.45%) Telecoms
18 8 (6.45%) MS Visio
19 7 (5.65%) ITIL
19 7 (5.65%) Project Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 15 (12.10%) MS Office
2 8 (6.45%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.23%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.42%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.81%) Big Data
3 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 53 (42.74%) Finance
2 11 (8.87%) Advertising
3 8 (6.45%) Marketing
3 8 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.81%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.81%) Law
4 1 (0.81%) Legal
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.61%) .NET
2 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.23%) iSeries
3 3 (2.42%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.61%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (43.55%) Business Analysis
3 47 (37.90%) Waterfall
4 30 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (21.77%) Scrum
6 23 (18.55%) Data Modelling
6 23 (18.55%) SDLC
7 22 (17.74%) UML
7 22 (17.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (16.13%) User Stories
9 18 (14.52%) PRINCE2
10 15 (12.10%) Use Case
11 14 (11.29%) Test Scripting
12 12 (9.68%) BPR
13 11 (8.87%) Systems Analysis
14 9 (7.26%) Validation
14 9 (7.26%) Workflow
15 7 (5.65%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
15 7 (5.65%) ITIL
15 7 (5.65%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.10%) SQL
2 1 (0.81%) C#
2 1 (0.81%) RPG
Qualifications
1 35 (28.23%) ISEB
2 14 (11.29%) Degree
3 3 (2.42%) CBAP
3 3 (2.42%) IIBA
4 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.81%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.23%) Tableau
2 4 (3.23%) Talend
2 4 (3.23%) Vertica
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £27000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, Wales
Sonovate
Salary: Up to £48k + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago