The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 31 57 40
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 85 37 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.36% 2.97% 4.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.60% 3.09% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 72 30 41
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £28,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1288 1196 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.34% 95.99% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1126 1055 831
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Business Analyst
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +21 75 £36,375 +7.77% 15
West Wales +10 8 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 46 (36.51%) Business Analysis
2 32 (25.40%) Finance
3 27 (21.43%) SQL
4 26 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (16.67%) Degree
5 21 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (15.87%) User Stories
7 19 (15.08%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (14.29%) Scrum
8 18 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 16 (12.70%) ISEB
9 16 (12.70%) PRINCE2
10 15 (11.90%) UML
10 15 (11.90%) SQL Server
11 14 (11.11%) Project Management
11 14 (11.11%) Use Case
11 14 (11.11%) Waterfall
12 12 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (8.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (8.73%) Workflow
13 11 (8.73%) CRM
14 10 (7.94%) MS Visio
14 10 (7.94%) Migration
14 10 (7.94%) GAP Analysis
14 10 (7.94%) Data Migration
15 9 (7.14%) Test Scripting
15 9 (7.14%) E-Commerce
15 9 (7.14%) XML
15 9 (7.14%) RUP

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.79%) SAS
2 1 (0.79%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (7.94%) MS Visio
2 9 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.59%) MS Office
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project
4 1 (0.79%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (8.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (6.35%) EDRMS
4 8 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.79%) QlikView
6 1 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.17%) RequisitePro
1 4 (3.17%) Axure RP
1 4 (3.17%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (2.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.59%) ClearQuest
General
1 32 (25.40%) Finance
2 4 (3.17%) Advertising
3 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.14%) XML
2 7 (5.56%) .NET
3 4 (3.17%) COM
4 1 (0.79%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.59%) Mathematics
2 2 (1.59%) Blog
3 1 (0.79%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (36.51%) Business Analysis
2 26 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (15.87%) User Stories
4 20 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (15.08%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (14.29%) Scrum
7 16 (12.70%) PRINCE2
8 15 (11.90%) UML
9 14 (11.11%) Project Management
9 14 (11.11%) Use Case
9 14 (11.11%) Waterfall
10 11 (8.73%) Workflow
10 11 (8.73%) CRM
11 10 (7.94%) GAP Analysis
11 10 (7.94%) Migration
11 10 (7.94%) Data Migration
12 9 (7.14%) Test Scripting
12 9 (7.14%) E-Commerce
12 9 (7.14%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 27 (21.43%) SQL
2 8 (6.35%) Java
3 3 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (16.67%) Degree
2 16 (12.70%) ISEB
3 2 (1.59%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.35%) Oracle
3 7 (5.56%) Business Objects
4 4 (3.17%) SAP
4 4 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.38%) Casewise
6 2 (1.59%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.79%) Sage
7 1 (0.79%) iRise
7 1 (0.79%) IBM
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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