Period
to 22 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 141 240 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 17.05% 20.39% 20.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.41% 20.64% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 137 244 279
Cardiff median annual salary £33,000 £33,173 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.52% +10.58% -1.85%
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,150 £18,750
90th Percentile £44,400 £42,500 £42,250
South Wales median annual salary £33,000 £33,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year - +8.20% -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 810 1,163 1,430
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.94% 98.81% 98.42%
Number of salaries quoted 716 1,070 1,210
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £36,125 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.81% +3.21% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,194
% change year-on-year +2.67% +3.61% +3.41%

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 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 47 (33.33%) Finance
2 37 (26.24%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (18.44%) Retail
4 26 (18.44%) Microsoft
5 24 (17.02%) Degree
6 23 (16.31%) Test Automation
7 19 (13.48%) Waterfall
7 19 (13.48%) Test Management
7 19 (13.48%) Defect Management
8 18 (12.77%) Coaching
9 17 (12.06%) Software Delivery
9 17 (12.06%) Workload Management
10 16 (11.35%) ISTQB
10 16 (11.35%) Business Analysis
10 16 (11.35%) SQL
11 15 (10.64%) Windows
11 15 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 14 (9.93%) Active Directory
13 13 (9.22%) Project Management
14 10 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (7.09%) SDLC
14 10 (7.09%) Data Structures
14 10 (7.09%) Windows 10
15 8 (5.67%) SLA
15 8 (5.67%) ITIL
15 8 (5.67%) Selenium
16 7 (4.96%) BPMN
16 7 (4.96%) Continuous Improvement
16 7 (4.96%) Office 365

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 2 (1.42%) Apache Pig
1 2 (1.42%) Confluence
1 2 (1.42%) SAS
1 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.71%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.96%) Office 365
2 3 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) SaaS
3 1 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.55%) Firewall
2 2 (1.42%) ADSL
2 2 (1.42%) LAN
2 2 (1.42%) SMS
2 2 (1.42%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.71%) HTTP
3 1 (0.71%) IPsec
3 1 (0.71%) Network Security
3 1 (0.71%) VLAN
3 1 (0.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.42%) Apache Hive
2 2 (1.42%) Big Data
2 2 (1.42%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.42%) MySQL
2 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.71%) MS Access
3 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.71%) QlikView
3 1 (0.71%) Spotfire
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Selenium
2 6 (4.26%) Cucumber
2 6 (4.26%) JIRA
3 5 (3.55%) SoapUI
4 4 (2.84%) JMeter
5 3 (2.13%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.13%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.71%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.71%) IDA Disassembler
6 1 (0.71%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.71%) JUnit
6 1 (0.71%) NUnit
6 1 (0.71%) OllyDbg
6 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.71%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.71%) WinDbg
General
1 47 (33.33%) Finance
2 26 (18.44%) Retail
3 2 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.71%) Advertising
4 1 (0.71%) Banking
4 1 (0.71%) French Language
4 1 (0.71%) Games
4 1 (0.71%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.71%) Legal
4 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.13%) Mason
2 2 (1.42%) Pandas
2 2 (1.42%) SOAP
3 1 (0.71%) .NET
3 1 (0.71%) CSS
3 1 (0.71%) HTML
3 1 (0.71%) RESTful
3 1 (0.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (26.24%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.09%) Data Structures
3 5 (3.55%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.13%) EPoS
4 3 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.42%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.71%) AS400
6 1 (0.71%) CMDB
6 1 (0.71%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.64%) Windows
2 10 (7.09%) Windows 10
3 5 (3.55%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.42%) Linux
6 1 (0.71%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (16.31%) Test Automation
3 19 (13.48%) Defect Management
3 19 (13.48%) Test Management
3 19 (13.48%) Waterfall
4 18 (12.77%) Coaching
5 17 (12.06%) Software Delivery
5 17 (12.06%) Workload Management
6 16 (11.35%) Business Analysis
7 13 (9.22%) Project Management
8 10 (7.09%) SDLC
8 10 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (5.67%) ITIL
10 7 (4.96%) BPMN
10 7 (4.96%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (4.96%) Data Modelling
10 7 (4.96%) Feasibility Study
10 7 (4.96%) Functional Testing
11 6 (4.26%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (4.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.35%) SQL
2 7 (4.96%) Java
3 5 (3.55%) Python
4 4 (2.84%) R
5 3 (2.13%) C
5 3 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.42%) C#
6 2 (1.42%) Julia
6 2 (1.42%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.42%) VBA
7 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (17.02%) Degree
2 16 (11.35%) ISTQB
3 15 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.13%) ISEB
5 1 (0.71%) CCNA
5 1 (0.71%) CCNP
5 1 (0.71%) CEH
5 1 (0.71%) CISA
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.71%) CISSP
5 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.71%) OSCP
5 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.71%) SANS
5 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.67%) SLA
2 5 (3.55%) QA
3 2 (1.42%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.42%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.42%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (9.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) Cuckoo Sandbox
1 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.71%) QRadar
1 1 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (18.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.84%) Oracle
2 4 (2.84%) Tableau
3 3 (2.13%) Apple
3 3 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.13%) SAP
4 2 (1.42%) JD Edwards
4 2 (1.42%) Sage
5 1 (0.71%) AlienVault
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco
5 1 (0.71%) Guidewire
5 1 (0.71%) Juniper
5 1 (0.71%) LogRhythm
5 1 (0.71%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.71%) Splunk