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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 26 26 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 101 90 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 7.24% 6.96% 4.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.40% 7.22% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90 74 42
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £18,825 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,525 £37,500
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
1365 1247 1232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.85% 96.44% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1141 1089 1098
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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 94 £35,000 +6.06% 14
North Wales - 5 £32,500 -
West Wales 0 1 £27,000 -50.90%
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 104 (57.78%) Finance
2 90 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 65 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (29.44%) SDLC
5 51 (28.33%) ISEB
6 46 (25.56%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (19.44%) Waterfall
8 28 (15.56%) SQL
8 28 (15.56%) Microsoft
9 27 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
10 26 (14.44%) UML
10 26 (14.44%) Project Management
11 25 (13.89%) MS Office
11 25 (13.89%) PRINCE2
12 24 (13.33%) Degree
13 22 (12.22%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (11.67%) BPR
15 20 (11.11%) Scrum
16 18 (10.00%) MS Visio
17 17 (9.44%) User Stories
17 17 (9.44%) PRINCE
18 16 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
18 16 (8.89%) Banking
19 15 (8.33%) Test Scripting
19 15 (8.33%) Data Modelling
20 14 (7.78%) .NET
20 14 (7.78%) SQL Server
21 11 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
21 11 (6.11%) ISEB Practitioner
22 10 (5.56%) Migration

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (13.89%) MS Office
2 18 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.89%) MS Project
4 6 (3.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.78%) Cognos Powerplay
4 5 (2.78%) Cognos Query Studio
4 5 (2.78%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 5 (2.78%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 5 (2.78%) Cognos Transformer
5 4 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.67%) MS Access
7 2 (1.11%) Big Data
7 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.11%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.11%) QlikView
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 104 (57.78%) Finance
2 16 (8.89%) Banking
3 7 (3.89%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.33%) Advertising
4 6 (3.33%) Retail
5 4 (2.22%) Automotive
5 4 (2.22%) Back Office
5 4 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.67%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.11%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Marketing
8 1 (0.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.78%) .NET
2 4 (2.22%) WinForms
3 3 (1.67%) HTML
3 3 (1.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 46 (25.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.78%) FMCG
3 3 (1.67%) iSeries
3 3 (1.67%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.11%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.56%) PMI
5 1 (0.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 65 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (29.44%) SDLC
4 35 (19.44%) Waterfall
5 27 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
6 26 (14.44%) UML
6 26 (14.44%) Project Management
7 25 (13.89%) PRINCE2
8 22 (12.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 21 (11.67%) BPR
10 20 (11.11%) Scrum
11 17 (9.44%) PRINCE
11 17 (9.44%) User Stories
12 16 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (8.33%) Data Modelling
13 15 (8.33%) Test Scripting
14 11 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (5.56%) ITIL
15 10 (5.56%) OO
15 10 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.56%) SQL
2 4 (2.22%) VB
2 4 (2.22%) C#
3 2 (1.11%) Java
3 2 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (28.33%) ISEB
2 24 (13.33%) Degree
3 11 (6.11%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.67%) APMG
6 1 (0.56%) IIBA
6 1 (0.56%) PMP
6 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.56%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.00%) Casewise
3 5 (2.78%) Cognos
4 4 (2.22%) SAP
5 2 (1.11%) Oracle
5 2 (1.11%) IBM
5 2 (1.11%) Sage
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