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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 39 59 45
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 73 33 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.39% 3.17% 4.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.53% 3.37% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 66 32 41
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £53,500 £48,000
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
1320 980 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.42% 94.05% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1147 858 937
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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 +21 69 £35,000 -6.66% 16
West Wales +12 4 £34,836 -41.94%
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 76 (48.10%) Business Analysis
2 74 (46.84%) Finance
3 61 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (22.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (22.15%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (21.52%) SQL
6 34 (21.52%) Waterfall
7 30 (18.99%) PRINCE2
7 30 (18.99%) ISEB
8 29 (18.35%) Microsoft
9 27 (17.09%) SQL Server
9 27 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (15.82%) Degree
11 21 (13.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (13.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (11.39%) Mentoring
13 17 (10.76%) MS Excel
14 14 (8.86%) Project Management
14 14 (8.86%) CRM
14 14 (8.86%) UML
15 13 (8.23%) Banking
15 13 (8.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (8.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 12 (7.59%) GAP Analysis
16 12 (7.59%) Requirements Analysis
16 12 (7.59%) Cognos
16 12 (7.59%) MS Project
17 11 (6.96%) MS Office
17 11 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (6.96%) E-Commerce

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (10.76%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.59%) MS Project
3 11 (6.96%) MS Office
4 9 (5.70%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Agresso
2 3 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.27%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.27%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.09%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (8.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.16%) Big Data
7 3 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.90%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.90%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.27%) Cognos Report Studio
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.27%) EDRMS
8 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.63%) MS Access
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.63%) TestDirector
General
1 74 (46.84%) Finance
2 13 (8.23%) Banking
3 6 (3.80%) Advertising
3 6 (3.80%) Automotive
4 5 (3.16%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.16%) Retail
5 3 (1.90%) Law
6 2 (1.27%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.16%) .NET
2 1 (0.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.70%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.16%) Fixed Income
3 5 (3.16%) User Experience
4 3 (1.90%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.63%) Blog
6 1 (0.63%) AS400
6 1 (0.63%) PMI
6 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (48.10%) Business Analysis
2 61 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (22.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (22.15%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (21.52%) Waterfall
6 30 (18.99%) PRINCE2
7 21 (13.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (11.39%) Mentoring
9 14 (8.86%) Project Management
9 14 (8.86%) CRM
9 14 (8.86%) UML
10 13 (8.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 12 (7.59%) GAP Analysis
11 12 (7.59%) Requirements Analysis
12 11 (6.96%) E-Commerce
12 11 (6.96%) Systems Analysis
13 9 (5.70%) Data Management
13 9 (5.70%) Requirements Engineering
14 8 (5.06%) Data Analysis
14 8 (5.06%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.52%) SQL
2 10 (6.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.90%) VBA
3 3 (1.90%) Delphi
3 3 (1.90%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.27%) Java
5 1 (0.63%) VB6
5 1 (0.63%) C#
5 1 (0.63%) VB
5 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (18.99%) ISEB
2 25 (15.82%) Degree
3 6 (3.80%) APMG
4 2 (1.27%) HND
5 1 (0.63%) MCP
5 1 (0.63%) CCA
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.63%) IIBA
5 1 (0.63%) CBAP
5 1 (0.63%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.80%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.27%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.27%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
Vendors
1 29 (18.35%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.59%) Cognos
3 9 (5.70%) Oracle
4 8 (5.06%) Business Objects
5 6 (3.80%) Casewise
6 5 (3.16%) SAP
6 5 (3.16%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.63%) Facebook
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