Period
to 19 June 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 10 5
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 162 158 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 17.67% 15.30% 19.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.08% 15.52% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 155 160 264
Cardiff median annual salary £31,500 £35,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +14.75% -6.15%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,500 £20,375
90th Percentile £43,550 £42,500 £45,000
South Wales median annual salary £32,500 £34,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year -4.41% +9.68% -4.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 896 1,018 1,353
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.71% 98.55% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 777 900 1,130
Cardiff median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £22,680 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Cardiff

Analyst
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Analyst in Cardiff

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Cardiff over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Cardiff

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 52 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (30.25%) Finance
3 27 (16.67%) SQL
3 27 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 27 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (15.43%) Degree
5 20 (12.35%) Microsoft
5 20 (12.35%) Project Management
6 19 (11.73%) Windows
7 18 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 17 (10.49%) Retail
9 16 (9.88%) Java
10 15 (9.26%) Active Directory
11 14 (8.64%) Selenium
11 14 (8.64%) Workflow
12 13 (8.02%) Waterfall
12 13 (8.02%) Feasibility Study
12 13 (8.02%) Greenfield Project
13 12 (7.41%) User Stories
13 12 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
14 11 (6.79%) JavaScript
14 11 (6.79%) Microsoft Office
14 11 (6.79%) Validation
14 11 (6.79%) Office 365
15 10 (6.17%) Data Structures
15 10 (6.17%) Decision-Making
16 9 (5.56%) Management Information System
16 9 (5.56%) CRM
16 9 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 4 (2.47%) CMS
2 3 (1.85%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.23%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.23%) SAS
3 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.62%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (6.79%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (4.94%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) assyst
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.62%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.79%) Office 365
2 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.62%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.62%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.32%) LAN
2 6 (3.70%) DHCP
2 6 (3.70%) DNS
3 5 (3.09%) ADSL
4 3 (1.85%) Firewall
4 3 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.85%) VLAN
5 2 (1.23%) HTTP
5 2 (1.23%) VPN
6 1 (0.62%) DMZ
6 1 (0.62%) Skype
6 1 (0.62%) SMS
6 1 (0.62%) WAN
6 1 (0.62%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (4.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (3.09%) MS Access
4 5 (3.09%) Power BI
5 3 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.85%) Redis
5 3 (1.85%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.23%) MySQL
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.62%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.62%) Big Data
7 1 (0.62%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.62%) Presto
7 1 (0.62%) QlikView
7 1 (0.62%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.62%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 14 (8.64%) Selenium
2 9 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.85%) Jasmine
3 3 (1.85%) Liquibase
4 2 (1.23%) JIRA
4 2 (1.23%) JMeter
4 2 (1.23%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.62%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.62%) JUnit
5 1 (0.62%) NUnit
5 1 (0.62%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.62%) Zephyr
General
1 49 (30.25%) Finance
2 17 (10.49%) Retail
3 8 (4.94%) Legal
4 7 (4.32%) Banking
4 7 (4.32%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.09%) Back Office
5 5 (3.09%) Welsh Language
6 4 (2.47%) Advertising
7 3 (1.85%) Billing
8 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.62%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.32%) SOAP
1 7 (4.32%) Web Services
2 5 (3.09%) XML
3 4 (2.47%) HTML
3 4 (2.47%) Mason
4 3 (1.85%) .NET
4 3 (1.85%) Hibernate
4 3 (1.85%) J2EE
4 3 (1.85%) JSP
4 3 (1.85%) REST
4 3 (1.85%) Spring
4 3 (1.85%) Spring Boot
4 3 (1.85%) Struts
4 3 (1.85%) Thymeleaf
5 2 (1.23%) RESTful
6 1 (0.62%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.02%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (6.17%) Data Structures
4 9 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.94%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.47%) AS400
6 4 (2.47%) EPoS
7 2 (1.23%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.23%) iPhone
8 1 (0.62%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.62%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.62%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.62%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.73%) Windows
2 8 (4.94%) Windows 10
3 4 (2.47%) Android
4 3 (1.85%) Linux
4 3 (1.85%) Unix
5 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.23%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.23%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 20 (12.35%) Project Management
4 18 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 14 (8.64%) Workflow
6 13 (8.02%) Feasibility Study
6 13 (8.02%) Waterfall
7 12 (7.41%) User Stories
8 11 (6.79%) Validation
9 10 (6.17%) Decision-Making
10 9 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (5.56%) CRM
11 8 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (4.94%) Scrum
11 8 (4.94%) SDLC
11 8 (4.94%) Threat Intelligence
11 8 (4.94%) UML
12 7 (4.32%) BPMN
12 7 (4.32%) Data Modelling
12 7 (4.32%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.67%) SQL
2 16 (9.88%) Java
3 11 (6.79%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.70%) Java 8
5 4 (2.47%) Erlang
5 4 (2.47%) RPG
6 3 (1.85%) VBA
7 2 (1.23%) C#
7 2 (1.23%) Julia
7 2 (1.23%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.23%) Python
7 2 (1.23%) R
7 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.62%) C
8 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (15.43%) Degree
2 7 (4.32%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.70%) CEH
3 6 (3.70%) CISSP
3 6 (3.70%) GIAC
3 6 (3.70%) OSCP
3 6 (3.70%) SANS
3 6 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.85%) CCNA
4 3 (1.85%) CISA
4 3 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.85%) ISEB
4 3 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.23%) MCDST
5 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) CCNP
6 1 (0.62%) GPEN
6 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.56%) QA
2 6 (3.70%) SLA
3 2 (1.23%) PMO
4 1 (0.62%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.09%) Nessus
1 5 (3.09%) Nexpose
1 5 (3.09%) Nmap
2 3 (1.85%) QRadar
Vendors
1 20 (12.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.09%) Qualys
3 4 (2.47%) Cisco
3 4 (2.47%) Oracle
3 4 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (2.47%) SAP
4 3 (1.85%) AlienVault
4 3 (1.85%) Guidewire
4 3 (1.85%) Juniper
4 3 (1.85%) LogRhythm
4 3 (1.85%) Palo Alto
4 3 (1.85%) Splunk
4 3 (1.85%) Tableau
5 2 (1.23%) Google
5 2 (1.23%) Remedy
5 2 (1.23%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.62%) Adobe
6 1 (0.62%) Apple
6 1 (0.62%) Citrix