The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 36 51 48
Rank change year-on-year +15 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 28 22 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.14% 3.14% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.19% 3.20% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 18
Median salary £40,000 £32,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.23%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 539 687 629
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.90% 98.00% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 490 551 552
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Cardiff

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 32 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (46.15%) Finance
3 23 (44.23%) Business Analysis
4 21 (40.38%) Project Management
5 15 (28.85%) Degree
5 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (25.00%) SDLC
7 11 (21.15%) Waterfall
8 10 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (19.23%) Line Management
9 9 (17.31%) User Stories
9 9 (17.31%) Use Case
10 8 (15.38%) Advertising
10 8 (15.38%) ISEB
10 8 (15.38%) IIBA
10 8 (15.38%) CBAP
11 6 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (11.54%) Data Structures
12 5 (9.62%) Scrum
12 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
12 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (7.69%) QA
13 4 (7.69%) Workflow
13 4 (7.69%) Business Process Analysis
13 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
13 4 (7.69%) Coaching
14 3 (5.77%) Business Transformation
14 3 (5.77%) SWOT Analysis
14 3 (5.77%) Creative Problem-Solving
14 3 (5.77%) Management Information System

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) SAP HANA
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (46.15%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) .NET
2 2 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.54%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Fintech
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (44.23%) Business Analysis
3 21 (40.38%) Project Management
4 13 (25.00%) SDLC
5 11 (21.15%) Waterfall
6 10 (19.23%) Line Management
6 10 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (17.31%) Use Case
7 9 (17.31%) User Stories
8 6 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
9 5 (9.62%) Scrum
9 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.69%) Business Process Analysis
10 4 (7.69%) Coaching
10 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.69%) Workflow
11 3 (5.77%) Business Transformation
11 3 (5.77%) Change Management
11 3 (5.77%) Creative Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Degree
2 8 (15.38%) CBAP
2 8 (15.38%) IIBA
2 8 (15.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) SAP
2 1 (1.92%) Google
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) Tableau
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Adteq Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
NHS Wales Informatics Service
Salary: From £26,302 to £35,225 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago