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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 39 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 72 69 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.38% 5.01% 4.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.55% 5.12% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 70 62 52
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,600 £21,775
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
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
1297 1348 1323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.94% 97.97% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1104 1112 1162
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,450
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +7 70 £35,000 - 9
North Wales +1 2 £35,000 +7.69%
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 95 (55.88%) Finance
2 75 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (44.12%) Business Analysis
3 64 (37.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 60 (35.29%) SDLC
5 38 (22.35%) Use Case
6 31 (18.24%) ISEB
7 30 (17.65%) Project Management
7 30 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (15.88%) Degree
9 26 (15.29%) User Stories
10 21 (12.35%) Waterfall
11 19 (11.18%) Advertising
11 19 (11.18%) UML
12 17 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
13 16 (9.41%) IIBA
14 15 (8.82%) Workflow
14 15 (8.82%) Microsoft
15 14 (8.24%) MS Visio
15 14 (8.24%) Scrum
16 13 (7.65%) CBAP
17 11 (6.47%) MS Excel
18 10 (5.88%) Data Modelling
18 10 (5.88%) MS Office
19 9 (5.29%) Continuous Improvement
19 9 (5.29%) Business Transformation
19 9 (5.29%) User Acceptance Testing
19 9 (5.29%) Wireframes
20 8 (4.71%) User Experience
20 8 (4.71%) Software Delivery

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 (0.59%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (8.24%) MS Visio
2 11 (6.47%) MS Excel
3 10 (5.88%) MS Office
4 6 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) assyst
1 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.76%) PaaS
2 2 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.12%) Big Data
2 5 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.59%) MySQL
3 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 95 (55.88%) Finance
2 19 (11.18%) Advertising
3 5 (2.94%) Legal
3 5 (2.94%) Marketing
4 4 (2.35%) Banking
4 4 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.76%) Law
6 1 (0.59%) Electronics
6 1 (0.59%) Games
6 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.76%) Web Services
2 2 (1.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.71%) User Experience
3 4 (2.35%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.35%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (1.76%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.76%) Fintech
5 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
1 75 (44.12%) Business Analysis
2 64 (37.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 60 (35.29%) SDLC
4 38 (22.35%) Use Case
5 30 (17.65%) Project Management
6 26 (15.29%) User Stories
7 21 (12.35%) Waterfall
8 19 (11.18%) UML
9 17 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
10 15 (8.82%) Workflow
11 14 (8.24%) Scrum
12 10 (5.88%) Data Modelling
13 9 (5.29%) Business Transformation
13 9 (5.29%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (5.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (5.29%) Wireframes
14 8 (4.71%) Mentoring
14 8 (4.71%) Software Delivery
15 6 (3.53%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.35%) C
2 3 (1.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (18.24%) ISEB
2 27 (15.88%) Degree
3 16 (9.41%) IIBA
4 13 (7.65%) CBAP
5 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.59%) QA
1 1 (0.59%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.35%) SAP
3 3 (1.76%) Oracle
4 1 (0.59%) Lotus
4 1 (0.59%) ServiceNow
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