Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Business Analyst
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 37 50
Rank change year-on-year -14 +13 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 25 84 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.14% 6.09% 4.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.18% 6.19% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 30 89 78
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +4.48%
10th Percentile £21,925 £26,850 £29,175
90th Percentile £44,400 £60,000 £42,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -

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 786 1357 1547
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.87% 98.33% 98.28%
Number of salaries quoted 700 1227 1321
Cardiff median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,625 £22,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Cardiff

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Cardiff

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Cardiff over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Business 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 Business Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 14 (56.00%) Degree
3 12 (48.00%) Finance
4 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (36.00%) Project Management
6 7 (28.00%) Use Case
7 6 (24.00%) IIBA
7 6 (24.00%) CBAP
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (24.00%) ISEB
7 6 (24.00%) Advertising
8 4 (16.00%) Retail
8 4 (16.00%) BPMN
8 4 (16.00%) Data Structures
8 4 (16.00%) SDLC
9 3 (12.00%) User Stories
9 3 (12.00%) Credit Risk
9 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (12.00%) Scrum
9 3 (12.00%) Validation
9 3 (12.00%) UML
9 3 (12.00%) Java
9 3 (12.00%) ERP
9 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (12.00%) Business Process Analysis
10 2 (8.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 2 (8.00%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (8.00%) Oracle
10 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
10 2 (8.00%) SAP

Business 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:

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Advertising
3 4 (16.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) Project Management
4 7 (28.00%) Use Case
5 4 (16.00%) BPMN
5 4 (16.00%) SDLC
6 3 (12.00%) Business Process Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.00%) ERP
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 3 (12.00%) UML
6 3 (12.00%) User Stories
6 3 (12.00%) Validation
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.00%) Analytical Thinking
8 1 (4.00%) Business Process Modelling
8 1 (4.00%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Degree
2 6 (24.00%) CBAP
2 6 (24.00%) IIBA
2 6 (24.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) JD Edwards
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Sage
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Guidewire