The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 43 39
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 18 31 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.69% 4.50% 4.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.06% 5.34% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 31 36
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 443 580 653
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 90.78% 84.18% 86.15%
Number of salaries quoted 379 508 527
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Cardiff

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Business Analysis in Cardiff

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Cardiff over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analysis in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 23 (65.71%) Project Management
2 22 (62.86%) Degree
3 20 (57.14%) Finance
4 12 (34.29%) Advertising
4 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (34.29%) ISEB
4 12 (34.29%) Use Case
4 12 (34.29%) IIBA
4 12 (34.29%) CBAP
5 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (14.29%) Line Management
7 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (11.43%) Business Process Analysis
7 4 (11.43%) QA
7 4 (11.43%) SEO
7 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
7 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.43%) Change Management
8 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (8.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (8.57%) Billing
8 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.57%) Business Process Modelling
8 3 (8.57%) Business Process Mapping
8 3 (8.57%) Target Operating Model
9 2 (5.71%) Translating Business Requirements
9 2 (5.71%) Presales
9 2 (5.71%) Mentoring

Business Analysis
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 (5.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (5.71%) Alfresco
1 2 (5.71%) Documentum
1 2 (5.71%) Drupal
1 2 (5.71%) FileNet
1 2 (5.71%) Liferay
1 2 (5.71%) LiveCycle
1 2 (5.71%) LiveLink
1 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.71%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Ant
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.71%) Subversion
1 2 (5.71%) Xcode
General
1 20 (57.14%) Finance
2 12 (34.29%) Advertising
3 3 (8.57%) Billing
4 2 (5.71%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Analyst
2 27 (77.14%) Business Analyst
3 12 (34.29%) Finance Business Analyst
3 12 (34.29%) Financial Analyst
3 12 (34.29%) Financial Business Analyst
3 12 (34.29%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 12 (34.29%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst Team Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Java Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) SEO Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Business Change Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Process Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
1 2 (5.71%) Angular 2
1 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
1 2 (5.71%) Apache Flex
1 2 (5.71%) CSS
1 2 (5.71%) Dojo
1 2 (5.71%) Ext JS
1 2 (5.71%) Java EE
1 2 (5.71%) jQuery
1 2 (5.71%) JSON
1 2 (5.71%) JSR 170
1 2 (5.71%) OpenGL
1 2 (5.71%) React
1 2 (5.71%) Sencha Touch
1 2 (5.71%) SOAP
1 2 (5.71%) Spring
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
1 2 (5.71%) WebGL
1 2 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Android
1 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Project Management
2 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) Use Case
3 5 (14.29%) Line Management
3 5 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (11.43%) Business Process Analysis
4 4 (11.43%) Change Management
4 4 (11.43%) SEO
4 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.57%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (8.57%) Business Process Modelling
5 3 (8.57%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.71%) Analytics
6 2 (5.71%) Business Transformation
6 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) Java
1 2 (5.71%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (62.86%) Degree
2 12 (34.29%) CBAP
2 12 (34.29%) IIBA
2 12 (34.29%) ISEB
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.71%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Adobe
2 2 (5.71%) FatWire
2 2 (5.71%) IBM
2 2 (5.71%) Interwoven
2 2 (5.71%) OpenText
2 2 (5.71%) Sencha
2 2 (5.71%) Sitecore
2 2 (5.71%) Vignette
2 2 (5.71%) Xerox
3 1 (2.86%) Epicor