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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 42 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 70 61 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.41% 4.81% 4.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.59% 4.91% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 65 56 54
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £31,300 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £41,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.16%
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
1253 1242 1248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.91% 97.87% 98.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1097 1066 1037
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +9 68 £40,000 +14.28% 5
West Wales -14 1 £42,000 +6.32%
Mid Wales - 1 £35,000 - 1
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 77 (56.20%) Finance
2 64 (46.72%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (44.53%) Business Analysis
4 46 (33.58%) SDLC
5 41 (29.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (25.55%) Degree
7 31 (22.63%) User Stories
8 30 (21.90%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (21.90%) Use Case
9 27 (19.71%) Project Management
10 25 (18.25%) ISEB
11 19 (13.87%) Workflow
12 16 (11.68%) Scrum
12 16 (11.68%) Microsoft
13 15 (10.95%) Advertising
13 15 (10.95%) Wireframes
14 12 (8.76%) Feasibility Study
14 12 (8.76%) SAP
14 12 (8.76%) IIBA
15 11 (8.03%) PRINCE2
16 10 (7.30%) UML
16 10 (7.30%) User Acceptance Testing
17 9 (6.57%) CBAP
17 9 (6.57%) Process Improvement
17 9 (6.57%) Requirements Engineering
17 9 (6.57%) Waterfall
17 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
17 9 (6.57%) SQL Server
18 8 (5.84%) Data Structures
18 8 (5.84%) Project Planning

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:

Applications
1 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.38%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.92%) MS Office
4 3 (2.19%) Moqups
4 3 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.46%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.46%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) PaaS
2 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.73%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.46%) Big Data
3 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.73%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (2.92%) JIRA
General
1 77 (56.20%) Finance
2 15 (10.95%) Advertising
3 4 (2.92%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.92%) Marketing
4 2 (1.46%) Electronics
4 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.73%) Law
5 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.11%) .NET
2 1 (0.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.90%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.84%) Data Structures
3 7 (5.11%) User Experience
4 5 (3.65%) Fintech
4 5 (3.65%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.65%) Statistics
5 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (46.72%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (44.53%) Business Analysis
3 46 (33.58%) SDLC
4 41 (29.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (22.63%) User Stories
6 30 (21.90%) Use Case
7 27 (19.71%) Project Management
8 19 (13.87%) Workflow
9 16 (11.68%) Scrum
10 15 (10.95%) Wireframes
11 12 (8.76%) Feasibility Study
12 11 (8.03%) PRINCE2
13 10 (7.30%) UML
13 10 (7.30%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (6.57%) Process Improvement
14 9 (6.57%) Requirements Engineering
14 9 (6.57%) Waterfall
15 8 (5.84%) Project Planning
16 7 (5.11%) BPMN
16 7 (5.11%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.65%) C
2 2 (1.46%) SQL
3 1 (0.73%) Java
Qualifications
1 35 (25.55%) Degree
2 25 (18.25%) ISEB
3 12 (8.76%) IIBA
4 9 (6.57%) CBAP
5 4 (2.92%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (11.68%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.76%) SAP
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