The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 33 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 82 41 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.25% 3.22% 5.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.48% 3.33% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 69 33 48
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £30,900 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,700 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1265 1231 957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.49% 96.78% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1081 1089 870
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
Business Analyst
UK

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 2014. 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 +25 72 £38,500 +10.00% 19
West Wales +8 8 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 47 (38.84%) Business Analysis
2 32 (26.45%) Finance
3 26 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (20.66%) SQL
5 20 (16.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (16.53%) User Stories
6 19 (15.70%) Degree
6 19 (15.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (14.88%) Scrum
7 18 (14.88%) ISEB
8 16 (13.22%) PRINCE2
8 16 (13.22%) UML
9 15 (12.40%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (11.57%) Project Management
10 14 (11.57%) Use Case
10 14 (11.57%) Waterfall
11 13 (10.74%) Microsoft
12 12 (9.92%) SQL Server
13 11 (9.09%) MS Visio
13 11 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
13 11 (9.09%) Workflow
14 10 (8.26%) Java
15 9 (7.44%) .NET
15 9 (7.44%) XML
15 9 (7.44%) RUP
15 9 (7.44%) DSDM
15 9 (7.44%) Migration
15 9 (7.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (7.44%) Test Scripting
15 9 (7.44%) Data Migration

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.83%) SAS
2 1 (0.83%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.96%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.48%) MS Office
4 1 (0.83%) MS Project
4 1 (0.83%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.96%) EDRMS
4 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (4.96%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.83%) QlikView
6 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.31%) RequisitePro
1 4 (3.31%) Axure RP
1 4 (3.31%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (2.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.65%) ClearQuest
General
1 32 (26.45%) Finance
2 4 (3.31%) Advertising
3 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.48%) Marketing
4 1 (0.83%) Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.44%) .NET
1 9 (7.44%) XML
2 2 (1.65%) COM
3 1 (0.83%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.65%) Mathematics
2 2 (1.65%) Blog
3 1 (0.83%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (38.84%) Business Analysis
2 26 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (16.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (16.53%) User Stories
4 19 (15.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (14.88%) Scrum
6 16 (13.22%) PRINCE2
6 16 (13.22%) UML
7 15 (12.40%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (11.57%) Project Management
8 14 (11.57%) Use Case
8 14 (11.57%) Waterfall
9 11 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
9 11 (9.09%) Workflow
10 9 (7.44%) Migration
10 9 (7.44%) RUP
10 9 (7.44%) DSDM
10 9 (7.44%) Test Scripting
10 9 (7.44%) Data Migration
11 8 (6.61%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.66%) SQL
2 10 (8.26%) Java
3 3 (2.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (15.70%) Degree
2 18 (14.88%) ISEB
3 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (10.74%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.61%) Oracle
3 7 (5.79%) Business Objects
4 4 (3.31%) SAP
5 3 (2.48%) Casewise
6 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.83%) iRise
7 1 (0.83%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.83%) Sage
7 1 (0.83%) IBM
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 to £35500 per annum
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £20000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
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Salary: up to £30,000 p.a. depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Car allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
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Salary: Competative + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £27 - £32 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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