Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Analyst was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Senior Analyst
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 63 71
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 18 48 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.20% 3.48% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 3.54% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 19 46 43
Cardiff median annual salary £34,000 £33,500 £33,173
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.49% +0.99% +8.53%
10th Percentile £31,950 £30,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £53,000 £48,087 £43,750
South Wales median annual salary £36,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +11.24%

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 808 1357 1538
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.90% 98.40% 98.65%
Number of salaries quoted 720 1226 1314
Cardiff median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £53,025
South Wales median annual salary £39,125 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +4.33% +4.17% +2.86%

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Analyst in Cardiff

Senior Analyst
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Senior Analyst in Cardiff

Senior Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in Cardiff over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Analyst in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Test Management
2 8 (44.44%) Waterfall
2 8 (44.44%) Defect Management
3 7 (38.89%) Workload Management
3 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
3 7 (38.89%) Software Delivery
4 6 (33.33%) Coaching
4 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (27.78%) Retail
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Selenium
7 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (16.67%) SDLC
8 2 (11.11%) Zephyr
8 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 2 (11.11%) Data Quality
8 2 (11.11%) Big Data
8 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
8 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
8 2 (11.11%) Degree
8 2 (11.11%) JIRA
8 2 (11.11%) MySQL
8 2 (11.11%) JMeter

Senior 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 1 (5.56%) SAS
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SMS
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) IPsec
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.56%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (5.56%) QlikView
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) JMeter
2 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 2 (11.11%) Zephyr
3 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) IDA Disassembler
3 1 (5.56%) Metasploit
3 1 (5.56%) OllyDbg
3 1 (5.56%) WinDbg
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Kali Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Defect Management
1 8 (44.44%) Test Management
1 8 (44.44%) Waterfall
2 7 (38.89%) Software Delivery
2 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
2 7 (38.89%) Workload Management
3 6 (33.33%) Coaching
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC
5 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.56%) Open Source
7 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (5.56%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
7 1 (5.56%) Statistical Modelling
7 1 (5.56%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) CISSP
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (5.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cuckoo Sandbox
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Guidewire
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Remedy
2 1 (5.56%) SAP