Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 145 280 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 17.90% 20.42% 19.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.10% 20.77% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 150 275 288
Cardiff median annual salary £33,500 £32,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.69% +1.59% +5.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £18,850 £19,675
90th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
South Wales median annual salary £33,500 £32,500 £31,979
% change year-on-year +3.08% +1.63% +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 801 1348 1540
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.89% 98.32% 98.65%
Number of salaries quoted 715 1220 1314
Cardiff median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,000 £22,575
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £53,025
South Wales median annual salary £39,250 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +4.67% +4.17% +2.86%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 39 (26.90%) SQL
2 35 (24.14%) Finance
3 28 (19.31%) Microsoft
4 26 (17.93%) Degree
5 24 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (13.10%) Business Analysis
7 18 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (10.34%) Oracle
9 13 (8.97%) ITIL
9 13 (8.97%) ERP
9 13 (8.97%) Retail
10 12 (8.28%) Test Automation
10 12 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (8.28%) Project Management
11 11 (7.59%) Big Data
11 11 (7.59%) Manufacturing
11 11 (7.59%) ISEB
11 11 (7.59%) SAP
11 11 (7.59%) Microsoft Excel
12 10 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
12 10 (6.90%) Games
12 10 (6.90%) Visualisation
12 10 (6.90%) ISTQB
13 9 (6.21%) QA
13 9 (6.21%) Hadoop
13 9 (6.21%) Apache Hive
13 9 (6.21%) Use Case
13 9 (6.21%) Test Scripting
13 9 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (6.21%) MapReduce

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 9 (6.21%) Apache Pig
2 5 (3.45%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.76%) CMS
4 3 (2.07%) SAS
4 3 (2.07%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.38%) Confluence
5 2 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.69%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (7.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.14%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.07%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.07%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
1 5 (3.45%) Office 365
2 2 (1.38%) Sauce Labs
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.83%) Firewall
2 3 (2.07%) SMS
3 1 (0.69%) HTTP
3 1 (0.69%) IPsec
3 1 (0.69%) Network Security
3 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.59%) Big Data
2 9 (6.21%) Apache Hive
2 9 (6.21%) Hadoop
3 7 (4.83%) QlikView
4 6 (4.14%) Spotfire
5 4 (2.76%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.76%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.07%) MS Access
6 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.38%) MySQL
8 1 (0.69%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.69%) DTS
8 1 (0.69%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.83%) Selenium
2 6 (4.14%) SoapUI
3 5 (3.45%) JIRA
4 4 (2.76%) JMeter
5 3 (2.07%) ClearQuest
5 3 (2.07%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (2.07%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.07%) Toad
6 2 (1.38%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.38%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.38%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.38%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.69%) IDA Disassembler
7 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.69%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.69%) OllyDbg
7 1 (0.69%) WinDbg
General
1 35 (24.14%) Finance
2 13 (8.97%) Retail
3 11 (7.59%) Manufacturing
4 10 (6.90%) Games
5 7 (4.83%) Advertising
6 2 (1.38%) French Language
6 2 (1.38%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.45%) Pandas
2 4 (2.76%) .NET
2 4 (2.76%) XML
3 3 (2.07%) CSS
3 3 (2.07%) HTML
3 3 (2.07%) SOAP
4 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.69%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.69%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.76%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.38%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.69%) CMDB
6 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.69%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.14%) Windows
2 5 (3.45%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.38%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.69%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (13.10%) Business Analysis
3 13 (8.97%) ERP
3 13 (8.97%) ITIL
4 12 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (8.28%) Project Management
4 12 (8.28%) Test Automation
5 10 (6.90%) Visualisation
6 9 (6.21%) MapReduce
6 9 (6.21%) SDLC
6 9 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (6.21%) Test Scripting
6 9 (6.21%) Use Case
7 8 (5.52%) Defect Management
7 8 (5.52%) Functional Testing
7 8 (5.52%) Test Management
7 8 (5.52%) Waterfall
8 7 (4.83%) Coaching
8 7 (4.83%) Manual Testing
8 7 (4.83%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.90%) SQL
2 7 (4.83%) Python
2 7 (4.83%) R
2 7 (4.83%) VBA
3 6 (4.14%) Java
4 4 (2.76%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.07%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.38%) C#
7 1 (0.69%) C
7 1 (0.69%) PHP
7 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (17.93%) Degree
2 11 (7.59%) ISEB
3 10 (6.90%) ISTQB
4 8 (5.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (4.14%) CBAP
5 6 (4.14%) IIBA
6 1 (0.69%) CISSP
6 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.69%) SANS
6 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.21%) QA
2 3 (2.07%) PMO
2 3 (2.07%) SLA
3 2 (1.38%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.07%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.69%) Cuckoo Sandbox
Vendors
1 28 (19.31%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.34%) Oracle
3 11 (7.59%) SAP
4 7 (4.83%) Tableau
5 4 (2.76%) VMware
6 3 (2.07%) Cisco
6 3 (2.07%) Dell
7 2 (1.38%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.38%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.38%) McAfee
7 2 (1.38%) Proofpoint
7 2 (1.38%) Remedy
7 2 (1.38%) Sage
7 2 (1.38%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.38%) Sourcefire
7 2 (1.38%) Splunk
8 1 (0.69%) Citrix
8 1 (0.69%) Cognos
8 1 (0.69%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.69%) ServiceNow