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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 36 44 47
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 75 63 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.47% 4.84% 3.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.73% 4.99% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 72 55 37
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £27,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £58,000 £47,500
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
1310 1263 1213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.55% 97.08% 98.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 1078 1095
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +11 70 £37,500 -6.25% 9
North Wales - 3 £40,000 -
West Wales +5 1 £27,000 -50.90%
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 88 (64.71%) Finance
2 72 (52.94%) Business Analysis
3 35 (25.74%) SDLC
4 29 (21.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (18.38%) SQL
8 24 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 22 (16.18%) UML
10 21 (15.44%) ISEB
11 17 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (12.50%) Banking
11 17 (12.50%) PRINCE2
11 17 (12.50%) Waterfall
12 16 (11.76%) SQL Server
12 16 (11.76%) CRM
13 15 (11.03%) Systems Analysis
14 13 (9.56%) Cognos
14 13 (9.56%) .NET
14 13 (9.56%) BPR
14 13 (9.56%) Project Management
14 13 (9.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 11 (8.09%) PRINCE
16 10 (7.35%) MS Office
16 10 (7.35%) Degree
16 10 (7.35%) Requirements Analysis
16 10 (7.35%) Data Management
16 10 (7.35%) Mentoring
17 9 (6.62%) Requirements Engineering

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Applications
1 10 (7.35%) MS Office
2 9 (6.62%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.68%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.68%) MS Project
4 3 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Agresso
1 3 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.68%) MS Access
5 5 (3.68%) Cognos Powerplay
5 5 (3.68%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 5 (3.68%) Cognos Transformer
5 5 (3.68%) Big Data
5 5 (3.68%) Cognos Query Studio
5 5 (3.68%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 4 (2.94%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.47%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.47%) TestDirector
General
1 88 (64.71%) Finance
2 17 (12.50%) Banking
3 9 (6.62%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.15%) Automotive
4 7 (5.15%) Retail
5 4 (2.94%) Advertising
5 4 (2.94%) Back Office
6 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.21%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.74%) Law
7 1 (0.74%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.56%) .NET
2 5 (3.68%) J2EE
3 4 (2.94%) WinForms
4 3 (2.21%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.41%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.68%) FMCG
4 4 (2.94%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.47%) Statistics
5 2 (1.47%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.47%) AS400
6 1 (0.74%) PMI
6 1 (0.74%) EPoS
6 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (52.94%) Business Analysis
2 35 (25.74%) SDLC
3 29 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (21.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (16.18%) UML
6 17 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 17 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 16 (11.76%) CRM
8 15 (11.03%) Systems Analysis
9 13 (9.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 13 (9.56%) BPR
9 13 (9.56%) Project Management
10 11 (8.09%) PRINCE
11 10 (7.35%) Data Management
11 10 (7.35%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (7.35%) Mentoring
12 9 (6.62%) Requirements Engineering
12 9 (6.62%) OO
13 8 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.38%) SQL
2 5 (3.68%) VB
3 4 (2.94%) C#
4 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.74%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (15.44%) ISEB
2 10 (7.35%) Degree
3 9 (6.62%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.47%) CCA
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.74%) MCP
5 1 (0.74%) IIBA
5 1 (0.74%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.56%) Cognos
3 5 (3.68%) SAP
4 4 (2.94%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.21%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (2.21%) Casewise
6 1 (0.74%) Sage
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