Period
to 19 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 173 158 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 15.77% 17.46% 19.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.03% 17.69% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 158 163 243
Cardiff median annual salary £31,500 £34,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +6.15% -
10th Percentile £21,500 £20,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,200 £50,000
South Wales median annual salary £31,500 £34,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year -7.35% -1.45% +6.15%

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 1,079 893 1,320
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.36% 98.67% 98.21%
Number of salaries quoted 901 786 1,169
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,875 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%

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 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 65 (37.57%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (22.54%) SQL
3 36 (20.81%) Finance
4 32 (18.50%) Degree
5 27 (15.61%) Java
6 24 (13.87%) Windows
7 23 (13.29%) Test Automation
8 22 (12.72%) Active Directory
9 21 (12.14%) User Stories
10 20 (11.56%) Microsoft
10 20 (11.56%) Business Analysis
11 19 (10.98%) Office 365
12 18 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (9.83%) Validation
14 16 (9.25%) SQL Server
14 16 (9.25%) Banking
14 16 (9.25%) Selenium
15 15 (8.67%) Telecoms
16 14 (8.09%) Computer Science
17 13 (7.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 13 (7.51%) Scrum
17 13 (7.51%) Web Services
17 13 (7.51%) XML
17 13 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
18 12 (6.94%) Microsoft Excel
18 12 (6.94%) Retail
18 12 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
18 12 (6.94%) Windows 10
19 11 (6.36%) Greenfield Project
19 11 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration 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 (2.31%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.73%) CMS
3 2 (1.16%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.58%) Confluence
4 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (6.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (5.78%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (5.20%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) assyst
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.58%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.98%) Office 365
2 6 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.58%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.58%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.78%) LAN
2 7 (4.05%) DHCP
2 7 (4.05%) DNS
3 6 (3.47%) ADSL
4 3 (1.73%) Skype
4 3 (1.73%) WAN
5 2 (1.16%) HTTP
6 1 (0.58%) DMZ
6 1 (0.58%) Firewall
6 1 (0.58%) Internet
6 1 (0.58%) Intranet
6 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.58%) VLAN
6 1 (0.58%) WebEx
6 1 (0.58%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.25%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.62%) Power BI
5 7 (4.05%) Redis
5 7 (4.05%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.89%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.89%) MS Access
7 4 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.31%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.73%) QlikView
9 2 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.16%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.16%) Big Data
9 2 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.16%) MySQL
9 2 (1.16%) Pentaho
9 2 (1.16%) Presto
10 1 (0.58%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (9.25%) Selenium
2 7 (4.05%) Liquibase
3 5 (2.89%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.73%) JIRA
5 2 (1.16%) Protractor
6 1 (0.58%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.58%) JMeter
6 1 (0.58%) JUnit
6 1 (0.58%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.58%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (20.81%) Finance
2 16 (9.25%) Banking
3 15 (8.67%) Telecoms
4 12 (6.94%) Retail
5 7 (4.05%) Billing
5 7 (4.05%) Legal
6 5 (2.89%) Welsh Language
7 4 (2.31%) Advertising
7 4 (2.31%) Back Office
8 2 (1.16%) Marketing
9 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.58%) Games
9 1 (0.58%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.51%) Web Services
1 13 (7.51%) XML
2 9 (5.20%) SOAP
3 8 (4.62%) Spring
3 8 (4.62%) Spring Boot
4 7 (4.05%) Hibernate
4 7 (4.05%) HTML
4 7 (4.05%) J2EE
4 7 (4.05%) JSP
4 7 (4.05%) Struts
4 7 (4.05%) Thymeleaf
5 5 (2.89%) REST
6 1 (0.58%) .NET
6 1 (0.58%) Swagger
6 1 (0.58%) Velocity
6 1 (0.58%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.09%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.36%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (5.78%) Data Structures
5 8 (4.62%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.31%) Fintech
7 3 (1.73%) AS400
7 3 (1.73%) User Experience
8 2 (1.16%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.58%) EPoS
9 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.58%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.87%) Windows
2 12 (6.94%) Windows 10
3 10 (5.78%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.16%) Linux
4 2 (1.16%) VMS
5 1 (0.58%) Android
5 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (37.57%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (13.29%) Test Automation
3 21 (12.14%) User Stories
4 20 (11.56%) Business Analysis
5 17 (9.83%) Validation
6 13 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (7.51%) Scrum
7 12 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (6.36%) Project Management
9 10 (5.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (5.20%) BPMN
10 9 (5.20%) Feasibility Study
10 9 (5.20%) Microservices
10 9 (5.20%) Test Scripting
11 8 (4.62%) Decision-Making
11 8 (4.62%) ETL
11 8 (4.62%) UML
11 8 (4.62%) Unit Testing
12 7 (4.05%) Data Modelling
12 7 (4.05%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 39 (22.54%) SQL
2 27 (15.61%) Java
3 9 (5.20%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.47%) Java 8
4 6 (3.47%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.31%) VBA
6 3 (1.73%) Erlang
6 3 (1.73%) RPG
7 1 (0.58%) C#
7 1 (0.58%) Go
7 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (18.50%) Degree
2 8 (4.62%) ISTQB
3 7 (4.05%) ISEB
4 6 (3.47%) CISSP
4 6 (3.47%) GIAC
4 6 (3.47%) SANS
5 5 (2.89%) CEH
5 5 (2.89%) OSCP
5 5 (2.89%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.73%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.58%) CCNA
8 1 (0.58%) CISA
8 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.58%) GPEN
8 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.20%) QA
2 3 (1.73%) GDPR
2 3 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.73%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.73%) SLA
3 2 (1.16%) PMO
4 1 (0.58%) GCP
4 1 (0.58%) P3O
System Software
1 22 (12.72%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.89%) Nessus
1 5 (2.89%) Nexpose
1 5 (2.89%) Nmap
2 1 (0.58%) QRadar
Vendors
1 20 (11.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.05%) Guidewire
2 7 (4.05%) Oracle
2 7 (4.05%) Tableau
3 5 (2.89%) Qualys
4 3 (1.73%) SAP
5 2 (1.16%) Adobe
5 2 (1.16%) Cisco
5 2 (1.16%) Cognos
5 2 (1.16%) Google
5 2 (1.16%) Remedy
6 1 (0.58%) AlienVault
6 1 (0.58%) Apple
6 1 (0.58%) Citrix
6 1 (0.58%) Juniper
6 1 (0.58%) LogRhythm
6 1 (0.58%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.58%) Splunk