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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 42 33 40
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 68 88 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.07% 6.26% 5.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 6.37% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 64 80 52
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,550 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
1292 1381 1280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.27% 98.29% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1105 1150 1116
Median salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 64 £37,500 +7.14% 5
North Wales +1 2 £35,000 +7.69% 1
West Wales -19 2 £37,500 +38.88%
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 92 (55.42%) Finance
2 75 (45.18%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (39.76%) SDLC
4 63 (37.95%) Business Analysis
5 56 (33.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (21.08%) Use Case
7 28 (16.87%) Project Management
8 27 (16.27%) User Stories
8 27 (16.27%) Degree
9 25 (15.06%) ISEB
9 25 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (13.86%) Waterfall
11 18 (10.84%) UML
12 17 (10.24%) Advertising
13 16 (9.64%) Workflow
13 16 (9.64%) Scrum
13 16 (9.64%) Microsoft
14 15 (9.04%) MS Visio
15 13 (7.83%) IIBA
16 12 (7.23%) Wireframes
17 11 (6.63%) Requirements Engineering
17 11 (6.63%) Business Transformation
18 10 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
18 10 (6.02%) CBAP
18 10 (6.02%) User Acceptance Testing
18 10 (6.02%) MS Excel
19 9 (5.42%) MS Office
19 9 (5.42%) Software Delivery
20 8 (4.82%) User Experience
20 8 (4.82%) SAP

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 (0.60%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (9.04%) MS Visio
2 10 (6.02%) MS Excel
3 9 (5.42%) MS Office
4 6 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.20%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.60%) assyst
2 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.81%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.61%) Big Data
1 6 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) JIRA
General
1 92 (55.42%) Finance
2 17 (10.24%) Advertising
3 5 (3.01%) Legal
3 5 (3.01%) Marketing
4 3 (1.81%) Banking
4 3 (1.81%) Law
5 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.60%) Electronics
6 1 (0.60%) Games
6 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.81%) .NET
1 3 (1.81%) Web Services
2 1 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.82%) User Experience
3 6 (3.61%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.01%) Fintech
5 4 (2.41%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.81%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (45.18%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (39.76%) SDLC
3 63 (37.95%) Business Analysis
4 56 (33.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (21.08%) Use Case
6 28 (16.87%) Project Management
7 27 (16.27%) User Stories
8 23 (13.86%) Waterfall
9 18 (10.84%) UML
10 16 (9.64%) Scrum
10 16 (9.64%) Workflow
11 12 (7.23%) Wireframes
12 11 (6.63%) Business Transformation
12 11 (6.63%) Requirements Engineering
13 10 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (6.02%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (5.42%) Software Delivery
15 8 (4.82%) Data Modelling
16 7 (4.22%) Process Improvement
17 6 (3.61%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.41%) C
2 2 (1.20%) SQL
3 1 (0.60%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (16.27%) Degree
2 25 (15.06%) ISEB
3 13 (7.83%) IIBA
4 10 (6.02%) CBAP
5 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.60%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (9.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.82%) SAP
3 3 (1.81%) Oracle
4 1 (0.60%) Lotus
4 1 (0.60%) ServiceNow
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