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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 32 71 52
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 73 37 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.73% 2.73% 3.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.89% 2.84% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 62 30 38
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £43,500 £45,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
1240 1305 1062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.25% 96.17% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1030 1170 988
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +35 69 £34,000 +0.74% 19
North Wales -1 3 £40,000 +19.40%
West Wales - 1 £37,500 - 1
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 68 (41.21%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 59 (35.76%) Finance
4 36 (21.82%) Degree
4 36 (21.82%) SQL
4 36 (21.82%) PRINCE2
5 34 (20.61%) Waterfall
6 33 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 32 (19.39%) SQL Server
7 32 (19.39%) ISEB
8 29 (17.58%) Microsoft
8 29 (17.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (11.52%) MS Excel
11 19 (11.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (10.91%) GAP Analysis
13 17 (10.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (9.70%) Project Management
15 13 (7.88%) CRM
16 12 (7.27%) Oracle
16 12 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (7.27%) Mentoring
17 11 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
18 10 (6.06%) MS Project
18 10 (6.06%) T-SQL
18 10 (6.06%) UML
19 9 (5.45%) MS Visio
19 9 (5.45%) MS Office
19 9 (5.45%) Business Objects

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 4 (2.42%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.21%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (11.52%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.06%) MS Project
3 9 (5.45%) MS Office
3 9 (5.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.61%) SPSS
4 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.21%) SAP Business One
2 2 (1.21%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.61%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.39%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (10.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (3.64%) EDRMS
8 5 (3.03%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.82%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.21%) Big Data
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.61%) ClearQuest
General
1 59 (35.76%) Finance
2 7 (4.24%) Banking
3 5 (3.03%) Advertising
4 4 (2.42%) Marketing
5 3 (1.82%) Retail
5 3 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.82%) Automotive
6 2 (1.21%) Law
7 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.03%) XML
2 4 (2.42%) .NET
2 4 (2.42%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.03%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.42%) Blog
4 4 (2.42%) User Experience
4 4 (2.42%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.82%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.21%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (41.21%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 36 (21.82%) PRINCE2
4 34 (20.61%) Waterfall
5 33 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 29 (17.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (10.91%) GAP Analysis
9 16 (9.70%) Project Management
10 13 (7.88%) CRM
11 12 (7.27%) Mentoring
12 10 (6.06%) UML
13 9 (5.45%) Migration
13 9 (5.45%) Data Migration
14 8 (4.85%) Validation
14 8 (4.85%) E-Commerce
15 7 (4.24%) PRINCE
15 7 (4.24%) Systems Analysis
15 7 (4.24%) Coaching
15 7 (4.24%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 36 (21.82%) SQL
2 10 (6.06%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.82%) VBA
3 3 (1.82%) Delphi
3 3 (1.82%) Java
3 3 (1.82%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 36 (21.82%) Degree
2 32 (19.39%) ISEB
3 5 (3.03%) APMG
4 2 (1.21%) HND
5 1 (0.61%) IIBA
5 1 (0.61%) CBAP
5 1 (0.61%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.42%) QA
2 2 (1.21%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.21%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.21%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
Vendors
1 29 (17.58%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.27%) Oracle
3 9 (5.45%) Business Objects
4 7 (4.24%) SAP
5 4 (2.42%) Cognos
5 4 (2.42%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.42%) Casewise
6 1 (0.61%) Facebook
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