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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 26 45 52
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 90 59 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.95% 4.50% 3.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.17% 4.66% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 73 48 35
Average salary £33,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.34% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,700 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £37,800 £42,840
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
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
1256 1266 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.99% 96.49% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1068 1128 914
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 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 +11 85 £33,000 +5.60% 6
West Wales +12 5 £55,000 +57.14%
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 76 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (38.13%) Business Analysis
3 47 (29.38%) Finance
4 33 (20.63%) SQL
5 32 (20.00%) ISEB
5 32 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 28 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (16.25%) PRINCE2
8 25 (15.63%) Microsoft
8 25 (15.63%) Waterfall
9 24 (15.00%) SQL Server
10 23 (14.38%) Degree
10 23 (14.38%) User Stories
11 20 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (11.88%) UML
12 19 (11.88%) Scrum
13 18 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (10.63%) Project Management
15 16 (10.00%) Oracle
15 16 (10.00%) Use Case
16 15 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (9.38%) CRM
16 15 (9.38%) GAP Analysis
17 14 (8.75%) MS Excel
18 13 (8.13%) Workflow
18 13 (8.13%) Mentoring
18 13 (8.13%) User Experience
19 12 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 12 (7.50%) Validation
20 10 (6.25%) E-Commerce

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 8 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.25%) SAS
3 1 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.63%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.13%) MS Project
4 3 (1.88%) MS Office
5 1 (0.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (5.63%) EDRMS
5 9 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (5.00%) Oracle Database
7 7 (4.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.88%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.88%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (2.50%) RequisitePro
1 4 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (2.50%) Axure RP
2 3 (1.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.25%) ClearQuest
General
1 47 (29.38%) Finance
2 4 (2.50%) Marketing
3 3 (1.88%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.88%) Advertising
4 2 (1.25%) Banking
5 1 (0.63%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.63%) .NET
1 9 (5.63%) XML
2 4 (2.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.13%) User Experience
3 6 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.88%) Blog
4 3 (1.88%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (38.13%) Business Analysis
3 32 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 28 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (16.25%) PRINCE2
6 25 (15.63%) Waterfall
7 23 (14.38%) User Stories
8 20 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (11.88%) UML
9 19 (11.88%) Scrum
10 17 (10.63%) Project Management
11 16 (10.00%) Use Case
12 15 (9.38%) CRM
12 15 (9.38%) GAP Analysis
13 13 (8.13%) Workflow
13 13 (8.13%) Mentoring
14 12 (7.50%) Validation
15 10 (6.25%) E-Commerce
15 10 (6.25%) RUP
15 10 (6.25%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 33 (20.63%) SQL
2 9 (5.63%) Java
3 7 (4.38%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.88%) VBA
4 3 (1.88%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.88%) Delphi
5 1 (0.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 32 (20.00%) ISEB
2 23 (14.38%) Degree
3 2 (1.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) IIBA
4 1 (0.63%) CBAP
4 1 (0.63%) APMG
4 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.13%) QA
2 2 (1.25%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 25 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.00%) Oracle
3 7 (4.38%) Business Objects
4 4 (2.50%) SAP
4 4 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.88%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.63%) iRise
6 1 (0.63%) Facebook
6 1 (0.63%) Casewise
6 1 (0.63%) IBM
6 1 (0.63%) Sage
Newport, Gwent
ITF Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £25000 + Benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £36 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bridgend
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago