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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 43 57 42
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 68 42 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.93% 3.48% 4.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.18% 3.60% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 64 38 52
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £27,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £44,900
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
1314 1168 1212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.29% 96.77% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1114 978 1090
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,347 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £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 April 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 April 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 +13 63 £37,500 +10.29% 3
North Wales - 3 £40,000 -
West Wales +12 1 £27,000 -50.90% 1
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 85 (61.59%) Finance
2 72 (52.17%) Business Analysis
3 37 (26.81%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (23.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (23.19%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (21.01%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (20.29%) SQL
7 24 (17.39%) Waterfall
8 22 (15.94%) Microsoft
9 21 (15.22%) UML
9 21 (15.22%) ISEB
10 20 (14.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (13.77%) Banking
11 19 (13.77%) Systems Analysis
11 19 (13.77%) SQL Server
12 18 (13.04%) PRINCE2
13 17 (12.32%) CRM
14 15 (10.87%) Cognos
14 15 (10.87%) Degree
14 15 (10.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 12 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
15 12 (8.70%) BPR
15 12 (8.70%) Project Management
15 12 (8.70%) Mentoring
16 11 (7.97%) MS Excel
17 10 (7.25%) Data Management
17 10 (7.25%) Manufacturing
17 10 (7.25%) .NET
17 10 (7.25%) PRINCE
17 10 (7.25%) Requirements Engineering

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 11 (7.97%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.80%) MS Office
3 5 (3.62%) MS Project
3 5 (3.62%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Agresso
2 3 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.72%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (13.77%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (5.07%) Big Data
6 5 (3.62%) Cognos Query Studio
6 5 (3.62%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 5 (3.62%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 5 (3.62%) Cognos Transformer
6 5 (3.62%) MS Access
6 5 (3.62%) Cognos Powerplay
7 4 (2.90%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.45%) Cognos Report Studio
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.45%) TestDirector
General
1 85 (61.59%) Finance
2 19 (13.77%) Banking
3 10 (7.25%) Manufacturing
4 9 (6.52%) Automotive
5 8 (5.80%) Retail
6 5 (3.62%) Advertising
7 4 (2.90%) Back Office
8 3 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.17%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.45%) Law
10 1 (0.72%) Legal
10 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.25%) .NET
2 4 (2.90%) WinForms
3 3 (2.17%) J2EE
4 2 (1.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.01%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.07%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.35%) Fixed Income
4 5 (3.62%) FMCG
5 2 (1.45%) User Experience
5 2 (1.45%) Statistics
5 2 (1.45%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.45%) AS400
6 1 (0.72%) PMI
6 1 (0.72%) EPoS
6 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (52.17%) Business Analysis
2 37 (26.81%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (23.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (23.19%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (17.39%) Waterfall
5 21 (15.22%) UML
6 19 (13.77%) Systems Analysis
7 18 (13.04%) PRINCE2
8 17 (12.32%) CRM
9 15 (10.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 12 (8.70%) Mentoring
10 12 (8.70%) BPR
10 12 (8.70%) Project Management
10 12 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (7.25%) Data Management
11 10 (7.25%) PRINCE
11 10 (7.25%) Requirements Engineering
12 9 (6.52%) E-Commerce
13 8 (5.80%) Use Case
13 8 (5.80%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.29%) SQL
2 5 (3.62%) VB
3 4 (2.90%) C#
4 3 (2.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.72%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (15.22%) ISEB
2 15 (10.87%) Degree
3 6 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.45%) CCA
4 2 (1.45%) APMG
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.72%) MCP
5 1 (0.72%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.62%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (15.94%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.87%) Cognos
3 6 (4.35%) SAP
4 5 (3.62%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (2.90%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.17%) Casewise
7 1 (0.72%) Sage
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle
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