The median annual salary for a Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 14 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 82 140 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 14.59% 20.00% 21.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.80% 20.41% 21.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78 130 114
Median salary £35,000 £29,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.68% -10.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £19,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £38,650 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.40% +1.42%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 554 686 628
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.58% 98.00% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 502 549 549
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +1.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Cardiff

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 77 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (32.72%) Finance
3 56 (25.81%) SQL
4 38 (17.51%) Degree
5 36 (16.59%) Selenium
6 33 (15.21%) Project Management
7 27 (12.44%) Scrum
7 27 (12.44%) ITIL
7 27 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (11.52%) Waterfall
8 25 (11.52%) .NET
9 24 (11.06%) Business Analysis
10 23 (10.60%) Windows
11 21 (9.68%) Automation Testing
12 20 (9.22%) Test Strategy
12 20 (9.22%) Manual Testing
12 20 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (8.76%) SQL Server
13 19 (8.76%) Banking
13 19 (8.76%) Test Scripting
14 18 (8.29%) SDLC
14 18 (8.29%) Web Services
14 18 (8.29%) Advertising
15 17 (7.83%) Telecoms
15 17 (7.83%) ISEB
16 16 (7.37%) Test Automation
17 15 (6.91%) User Acceptance Testing
17 15 (6.91%) Unit Testing
17 15 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (6.45%) Regression Testing

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 (1.84%) SAS
1 4 (1.84%) Tomcat
1 4 (1.84%) WebSphere
1 4 (1.84%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (1.38%) Apache Pig
3 2 (0.92%) nginx
3 2 (0.92%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.46%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.46%) JBoss
4 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (3.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.30%) MS Office
3 3 (1.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 2 (0.92%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.84%) Office 365
3 3 (1.38%) IaaS
4 2 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.46%) GitHub
5 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.46%) PaaS
5 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.23%) Firewall
2 3 (1.38%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (0.92%) Internet
3 2 (0.92%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.46%) FTP
4 1 (0.46%) HTTP
4 1 (0.46%) LAN
4 1 (0.46%) Network Security
4 1 (0.46%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.38%) Apache Hive
4 3 (1.38%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.38%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.38%) QlikView
4 3 (1.38%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.38%) SAS EBI
4 3 (1.38%) Spotfire
4 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.92%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.46%) Big Data
6 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.46%) MS Access
6 1 (0.46%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (16.59%) Selenium
2 9 (4.15%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.30%) Eclipse
4 5 (2.30%) JMeter
5 4 (1.84%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.38%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.92%) Toad
8 1 (0.46%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.46%) MSTest
8 1 (0.46%) Subversion
8 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 71 (32.72%) Finance
2 19 (8.76%) Banking
3 18 (8.29%) Advertising
4 17 (7.83%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.23%) Games
6 6 (2.76%) French Language
6 6 (2.76%) Italian Language
7 4 (1.84%) Dutch Language
7 4 (1.84%) Legal
8 2 (0.92%) German Language
9 1 (0.46%) Automotive
9 1 (0.46%) Law
9 1 (0.46%) Marketing
9 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.46%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.46%) Retail
9 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.52%) .NET
2 18 (8.29%) Web Services
3 8 (3.69%) .NET Framework
3 8 (3.69%) HTML
3 8 (3.69%) XML
4 6 (2.76%) CSS
5 5 (2.30%) Ajax
5 5 (2.30%) SOAP
6 4 (1.84%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (1.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 4 (1.84%) Hibernate
6 4 (1.84%) J2EE
6 4 (1.84%) Java EE
6 4 (1.84%) JPA
6 4 (1.84%) JSF
6 4 (1.84%) Spring
6 4 (1.84%) Spring Web Flow
6 4 (1.84%) WCF
7 3 (1.38%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.76%) Data Structures
3 5 (2.30%) Fintech
3 5 (2.30%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.30%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (1.84%) iSeries
5 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.92%) Replication
6 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.46%) Handset
6 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.60%) Windows
2 10 (4.61%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.30%) Linux
5 4 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.38%) Android
6 3 (1.38%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.92%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (15.21%) Project Management
3 27 (12.44%) ITIL
3 27 (12.44%) Scrum
4 25 (11.52%) Waterfall
5 24 (11.06%) Business Analysis
6 21 (9.68%) Automation Testing
7 20 (9.22%) Manual Testing
7 20 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (9.22%) Test Strategy
8 19 (8.76%) Test Scripting
9 18 (8.29%) SDLC
10 16 (7.37%) Test Automation
11 15 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (6.91%) Unit Testing
11 15 (6.91%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (6.45%) Feasibility Study
12 14 (6.45%) Regression Testing
12 14 (6.45%) Use Case
13 13 (5.99%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 56 (25.81%) SQL
2 12 (5.53%) C#
2 12 (5.53%) JavaScript
3 10 (4.61%) Java
4 5 (2.30%) Python
5 4 (1.84%) RPG
5 4 (1.84%) RPG IV
5 4 (1.84%) RPG/400
6 3 (1.38%) R
6 3 (1.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.92%) Apex Code
7 2 (0.92%) C++
7 2 (0.92%) PHP
7 2 (0.92%) SOQL
7 2 (0.92%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.92%) VBA
8 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.46%) Scala
8 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (17.51%) Degree
2 17 (7.83%) ISEB
3 13 (5.99%) ISTQB
4 8 (3.69%) CBAP
4 8 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (3.69%) IIBA
5 7 (3.23%) CCNA
6 6 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.84%) CISSP
7 4 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.46%) APMP
8 1 (0.46%) CISA
8 1 (0.46%) CISM
8 1 (0.46%) HND
8 1 (0.46%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.99%) QA
2 9 (4.15%) SLA
3 4 (1.84%) PMO
4 2 (0.92%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.46%) P3O
5 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (4.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.46%) Nagios
2 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (5.07%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.61%) Cisco
2 10 (4.61%) VMware
3 6 (2.76%) Tableau
4 5 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.84%) IBM
5 4 (1.84%) Oracle
5 4 (1.84%) TOWER Software
6 2 (0.92%) Avaya
6 2 (0.92%) Citrix
6 2 (0.92%) Cognos
6 2 (0.92%) Google
6 2 (0.92%) iManage
6 2 (0.92%) SAP
6 2 (0.92%) Veeam
7 1 (0.46%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.46%) Nimsoft
7 1 (0.46%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.46%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.46%) Splunk
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: From £26,302 to £35,225 per annum
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