Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 162 151 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 14.79% 18.64% 20.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.15% 18.83% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 147 153 270
Cardiff median annual salary £32,000 £33,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.48% +3.08% +3.17%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £18,750
90th Percentile £47,200 £45,000 £42,625
South Wales median annual salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -2.99% +3.08% +3.17%

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 1,069 802 1,328
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.63% 99.01% 98.74%
Number of salaries quoted 902 720 1,211
Cardiff median annual salary £39,625 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £62,950 £55,000 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%

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 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 58 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (21.60%) SQL
2 35 (21.60%) Finance
3 32 (19.75%) Windows
4 31 (19.14%) Active Directory
5 29 (17.90%) Business Analysis
6 25 (15.43%) Microsoft
7 22 (13.58%) Java
8 20 (12.35%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (12.35%) Degree
8 20 (12.35%) Office 365
9 19 (11.73%) Project Management
9 19 (11.73%) Windows 10
10 18 (11.11%) User Stories
10 18 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 18 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (10.49%) Microsoft Office
11 17 (10.49%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (9.88%) Scrum
13 15 (9.26%) Analytics
14 13 (8.02%) Windows 7
14 13 (8.02%) Use Case
14 13 (8.02%) Power BI
15 12 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (6.79%) Validation
17 10 (6.17%) Banking
17 10 (6.17%) Data Modelling
17 10 (6.17%) Test Automation
17 10 (6.17%) Waterfall

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 5 (3.09%) Confluence
2 2 (1.23%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.62%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.62%) CMS
3 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (10.49%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.62%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.35%) Office 365
2 12 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.62%) Panaya
4 1 (0.62%) SaaS
4 1 (0.62%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.94%) LAN
2 4 (2.47%) ADSL
2 4 (2.47%) DHCP
2 4 (2.47%) DNS
2 4 (2.47%) Skype
2 4 (2.47%) WAN
3 2 (1.23%) SNMP
4 1 (0.62%) Internet
4 1 (0.62%) Intranet
4 1 (0.62%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.62%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.02%) Power BI
3 10 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (3.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 5 (3.09%) MS Access
6 5 (3.09%) QlikView
6 5 (3.09%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.47%) Redis
8 3 (1.85%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.23%) Big Data
9 2 (1.23%) DB2
9 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.62%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.62%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (4.94%) JIRA
2 7 (4.32%) Selenium
3 4 (2.47%) Liquibase
4 2 (1.23%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.23%) Protractor
5 1 (0.62%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.62%) JMeter
5 1 (0.62%) JUnit
5 1 (0.62%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (21.60%) Finance
2 10 (6.17%) Banking
3 8 (4.94%) Retail
3 8 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.09%) Billing
5 2 (1.23%) Marketing
5 2 (1.23%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.62%) Games
6 1 (0.62%) Legal
6 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.94%) XML
2 6 (3.70%) Web Services
3 5 (3.09%) SOAP
3 5 (3.09%) Spring
3 5 (3.09%) Spring Boot
4 4 (2.47%) Hibernate
4 4 (2.47%) HTML
4 4 (2.47%) J2EE
4 4 (2.47%) JSP
4 4 (2.47%) Struts
4 4 (2.47%) Thymeleaf
5 3 (1.85%) REST
6 1 (0.62%) .NET
6 1 (0.62%) Swagger
6 1 (0.62%) Velocity
6 1 (0.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.94%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (4.32%) Data Structures
4 6 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.47%) Fintech
6 3 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.23%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.23%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.23%) User Experience
8 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.62%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.62%) Life Science
8 1 (0.62%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.62%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 32 (19.75%) Windows
2 19 (11.73%) Windows 10
3 13 (8.02%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.85%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.23%) VMS
6 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.62%) Linux
7 1 (0.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (17.90%) Business Analysis
3 20 (12.35%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (11.73%) Project Management
5 18 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (11.11%) User Stories
6 17 (10.49%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (9.88%) Scrum
8 15 (9.26%) Analytics
9 13 (8.02%) Use Case
10 11 (6.79%) Validation
11 10 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (6.17%) Data Modelling
11 10 (6.17%) Test Automation
11 10 (6.17%) Test Scripting
11 10 (6.17%) Waterfall
12 9 (5.56%) Computer Science
13 8 (4.94%) Data Migration
13 8 (4.94%) ETL
13 8 (4.94%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 35 (21.60%) SQL
2 22 (13.58%) Java
3 5 (3.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 5 (3.09%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.47%) Java 8
4 4 (2.47%) VBA
5 2 (1.23%) C#
5 2 (1.23%) VB
6 1 (0.62%) COBOL
6 1 (0.62%) Go
6 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.62%) PL/1
6 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (12.35%) Degree
2 5 (3.09%) ISEB
3 4 (2.47%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.32%) QA
2 5 (3.09%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.09%) SLA
3 4 (2.47%) GDPR
3 4 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.47%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.62%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (19.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.09%) Docker
3 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) SCCM
1 2 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (15.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.94%) Tableau
3 6 (3.70%) Citrix
3 6 (3.70%) VMware
4 5 (3.09%) Cognos
5 4 (2.47%) Guidewire
5 4 (2.47%) Oracle
6 3 (1.85%) Apple
7 2 (1.23%) Sage
7 2 (1.23%) SAP
8 1 (0.62%) Adobe
8 1 (0.62%) Sitecore