The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 24 24
Rank change year-on-year -15 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 18 54 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.59% 7.77% 7.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.65% 7.91% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18 53 55
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +2.32%  

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 493 683 728
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.40% 98.27% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 427 595 589
Median salary £40,000 £36,378 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.95% -2.99%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

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 3 months to 27 June 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 27 June 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 27 (58.70%) Finance
2 25 (54.35%) Business Analysis
3 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (41.30%) Project Management
4 19 (41.30%) Degree
5 13 (28.26%) Use Case
6 12 (26.09%) IIBA
6 12 (26.09%) CBAP
6 12 (26.09%) Advertising
6 12 (26.09%) ISEB
7 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (19.57%) SDLC
10 8 (17.39%) User Stories
10 8 (17.39%) Scrum
10 8 (17.39%) Waterfall
11 5 (10.87%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (10.87%) QA
11 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (10.87%) Data Structures
12 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
12 4 (8.70%) Business Transformation
12 4 (8.70%) Line Management
13 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (6.52%) SQL
13 3 (6.52%) XML
13 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
13 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
13 3 (6.52%) Business Process Analysis
14 2 (4.35%) Business Process Mapping

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 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) FTP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (58.70%) Finance
2 12 (26.09%) Advertising
3 2 (4.35%) Billing
3 2 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.17%) Fintech
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Business Analysis
2 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (41.30%) Project Management
4 13 (28.26%) Use Case
5 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (19.57%) SDLC
7 8 (17.39%) Scrum
7 8 (17.39%) User Stories
7 8 (17.39%) Waterfall
8 5 (10.87%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (8.70%) Business Transformation
9 4 (8.70%) Line Management
10 3 (6.52%) Business Process Analysis
10 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
10 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (4.35%) Change Management
11 2 (4.35%) SWOT Analysis
11 2 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
11 2 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) Degree
2 12 (26.09%) CBAP
2 12 (26.09%) IIBA
2 12 (26.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Google
2 1 (2.17%) Tableau
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
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