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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 28 52 68
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 95 55 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 7.07% 3.99% 2.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.18% 4.13% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 84 53 35
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,100 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
1323 1332 1227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.51% 96.52% 98.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1128 1026
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,200
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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +28 94 £38,000 - 9
North Wales +13 1 £40,000 +45.45%
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 79 (56.83%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (48.92%) Finance
3 61 (43.88%) Business Analysis
4 47 (33.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (25.18%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (22.30%) Use Case
7 25 (17.99%) Waterfall
7 25 (17.99%) User Stories
7 25 (17.99%) Scrum
7 25 (17.99%) SDLC
8 24 (17.27%) ISEB
9 21 (15.11%) Degree
10 19 (13.67%) Project Management
11 17 (12.23%) Workflow
12 15 (10.79%) UML
12 15 (10.79%) Requirements Engineering
13 12 (8.63%) Data Modelling
14 11 (7.91%) PRINCE2
14 11 (7.91%) Advertising
15 10 (7.19%) Microsoft
15 10 (7.19%) IIBA
15 10 (7.19%) CBAP
16 9 (6.47%) MS Office
17 8 (5.76%) MS Excel
17 8 (5.76%) Mentoring
17 8 (5.76%) Marketing
18 7 (5.04%) MS Visio
18 7 (5.04%) Telecoms
19 6 (4.32%) Business Transformation
20 5 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement

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 (0.72%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (6.47%) MS Office
2 8 (5.76%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.04%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) assyst
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.88%) Big Data
1 4 (2.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 68 (48.92%) Finance
2 11 (7.91%) Advertising
3 8 (5.76%) Marketing
4 7 (5.04%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.88%) Banking
6 2 (1.44%) Law
7 1 (0.72%) Electronics
7 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.72%) Games
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.16%) .NET
2 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (25.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.88%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (2.16%) User Experience
4 2 (1.44%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.44%) Fintech
4 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (56.83%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (43.88%) Business Analysis
3 47 (33.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (22.30%) Use Case
5 25 (17.99%) Scrum
5 25 (17.99%) SDLC
5 25 (17.99%) User Stories
5 25 (17.99%) Waterfall
6 19 (13.67%) Project Management
7 17 (12.23%) Workflow
8 15 (10.79%) Requirements Engineering
8 15 (10.79%) UML
9 12 (8.63%) Data Modelling
10 11 (7.91%) PRINCE2
11 8 (5.76%) Mentoring
12 6 (4.32%) Business Transformation
13 5 (3.60%) Coaching
13 5 (3.60%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
13 5 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (3.60%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.60%) SQL
2 4 (2.88%) C
3 1 (0.72%) C#
3 1 (0.72%) RPG
Qualifications
1 24 (17.27%) ISEB
2 21 (15.11%) Degree
3 10 (7.19%) CBAP
3 10 (7.19%) IIBA
4 2 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.44%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (7.19%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.16%) SAP
3 1 (0.72%) Lotus
3 1 (0.72%) ServiceNow
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