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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 38 37 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 71 85 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.41% 5.97% 4.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.65% 6.08% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 68 77 48
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £30,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
1257 1398 1270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.73% 98.24% 98.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1093 1201 1068
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -2 67 £37,500 +7.14% 4
North Wales +2 2 £35,000 +2.18%
West Wales - 2 £37,500 -
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 99 (58.93%) Finance
2 72 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (42.26%) Business Analysis
4 65 (38.69%) SDLC
5 57 (33.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 38 (22.62%) Degree
7 31 (18.45%) ISEB
7 31 (18.45%) Project Management
8 29 (17.26%) Use Case
9 24 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (13.69%) User Stories
11 22 (13.10%) Waterfall
12 17 (10.12%) Microsoft
12 17 (10.12%) UML
13 16 (9.52%) Advertising
14 15 (8.93%) Workflow
14 15 (8.93%) MS Visio
15 13 (7.74%) Scrum
15 13 (7.74%) Requirements Engineering
15 13 (7.74%) Wireframes
16 12 (7.14%) Feasibility Study
16 12 (7.14%) IIBA
17 11 (6.55%) User Acceptance Testing
17 11 (6.55%) SAP
18 10 (5.95%) MS Excel
18 10 (5.95%) Process Improvement
19 9 (5.36%) Business Transformation
19 9 (5.36%) CBAP
19 9 (5.36%) PRINCE2
20 8 (4.76%) SQL Server

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 (8.93%) MS Visio
2 10 (5.95%) MS Excel
3 8 (4.76%) MS Office
4 4 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.19%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.19%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.60%) assyst
2 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.60%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.38%) Big Data
2 4 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 99 (58.93%) Finance
2 16 (9.52%) Advertising
3 5 (2.98%) Legal
3 5 (2.98%) Marketing
4 3 (1.79%) Law
4 3 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.60%) Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Electronics
5 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.79%) .NET
1 3 (1.79%) Web Services
2 1 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.76%) User Experience
3 7 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.98%) Fintech
5 4 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (42.26%) Business Analysis
3 65 (38.69%) SDLC
4 57 (33.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (18.45%) Project Management
6 29 (17.26%) Use Case
7 23 (13.69%) User Stories
8 22 (13.10%) Waterfall
9 17 (10.12%) UML
10 15 (8.93%) Workflow
11 13 (7.74%) Requirements Engineering
11 13 (7.74%) Scrum
11 13 (7.74%) Wireframes
12 12 (7.14%) Feasibility Study
13 11 (6.55%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (5.95%) Process Improvement
15 9 (5.36%) Business Transformation
15 9 (5.36%) PRINCE2
16 8 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (4.76%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.98%) C
2 1 (0.60%) Java
2 1 (0.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (22.62%) Degree
2 31 (18.45%) ISEB
3 12 (7.14%) IIBA
4 9 (5.36%) CBAP
5 4 (2.38%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.60%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.19%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (10.12%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.55%) SAP
3 3 (1.79%) Oracle
4 1 (0.60%) Lotus
4 1 (0.60%) ServiceNow
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Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
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