Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Analyst
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 225 438 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 15.68% 20.03% 21.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.96% 20.43% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 223 423 478
South Wales median annual salary £33,500 £32,500 £31,739
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.08% +2.40% +3.11%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,000 £19,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Wales median annual salary £33,000 £32,500 £31,739
% change year-on-year +1.54% +2.40% +3.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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
South Wales
Permanent vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1410 2144 2393
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.26% 98.03% 98.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1257 1915 2056
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,349 £55,250 £53,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,184
% change year-on-year +6.67% +6.58% +0.53%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in South Wales

Analyst
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Analyst in South Wales

Analyst
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in South Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Analyst in South Wales

Analyst
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff 0 146 £33,500 +4.69% 7
Newport -14 41 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Caerphilly +7 13 £40,000 +100.00%
Torfaen -1 8 £34,250 +14.17%
Bridgend 0 5 £33,500 -4.29%
Monmouthshire - 3 £21,500 -
Neath Port Talbot +2 1 £33,500 -10.67%
Gwent - 1 £34,000 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £42,500 -
Analyst
Wales

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 South Wales region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 62 (27.56%) SQL
2 60 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 60 (26.67%) Finance
3 44 (19.56%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (17.78%) Degree
5 33 (14.67%) Business Analysis
6 27 (12.00%) ITIL
6 27 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (10.22%) SAP
8 22 (9.78%) Oracle
8 22 (9.78%) SDLC
8 22 (9.78%) Test Scripting
8 22 (9.78%) Waterfall
9 21 (9.33%) Windows
10 20 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
11 19 (8.44%) Project Management
11 19 (8.44%) Advertising
12 18 (8.00%) Retail
12 18 (8.00%) ERP
13 17 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (7.56%) Test Automation
13 17 (7.56%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (7.11%) Mathematics
14 16 (7.11%) Microsoft Excel
15 15 (6.67%) ISEB
15 15 (6.67%) Manufacturing
16 14 (6.22%) ISTQB
16 14 (6.22%) Root Cause Analysis
16 14 (6.22%) Active Directory

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 10 (4.44%) Apache Pig
2 6 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.22%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.78%) CMS
5 3 (1.33%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (1.33%) SAS
5 3 (1.33%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.33%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.89%) Apache
6 2 (0.89%) Confluence
6 2 (0.89%) JBoss
6 2 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.44%) IIS
7 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.44%) MTS
Applications
1 20 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (7.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.78%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.56%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.89%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.44%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.44%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.44%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.44%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.44%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.44%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.44%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.11%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (2.67%) Office 365
3 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.89%) PaaS
4 2 (0.89%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (0.44%) IaaS
5 1 (0.44%) SaaS
5 1 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.89%) Firewall
2 4 (1.78%) HTTP
2 4 (1.78%) Internet
2 4 (1.78%) SMS
3 3 (1.33%) DHCP
3 3 (1.33%) DNS
3 3 (1.33%) FTP
3 3 (1.33%) Network Security
3 3 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.89%) LAN
4 2 (0.89%) VoIP
4 2 (0.89%) WAN
4 2 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.44%) BGP
5 1 (0.44%) IPsec
5 1 (0.44%) IPv4
5 1 (0.44%) IPv6
5 1 (0.44%) OSPF
5 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.78%) Big Data
2 10 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.00%) Apache Hive
3 9 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 8 (3.56%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.11%) QlikView
6 6 (2.67%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.67%) Spotfire
7 5 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.78%) MS Access
8 4 (1.78%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.89%) MySQL
10 2 (0.89%) Power BI
10 2 (0.89%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.44%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 10 (4.44%) Selenium
2 8 (3.56%) JIRA
2 8 (3.56%) SoapUI
3 6 (2.67%) JMeter
4 4 (1.78%) Zephyr
5 3 (1.33%) ClearQuest
6 2 (0.89%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.89%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.89%) Toad
6 2 (0.89%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.44%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.44%) Moq
7 1 (0.44%) MSTest
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.44%) WinDbg
General
1 60 (26.67%) Finance
2 19 (8.44%) Advertising
3 18 (8.00%) Retail
4 15 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 10 (4.44%) Financial Institution
5 10 (4.44%) Games
6 5 (2.22%) Marketing
7 4 (1.78%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.33%) Automotive
9 2 (0.89%) Electronics
9 2 (0.89%) French Language
9 2 (0.89%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.67%) .NET
2 5 (2.22%) Pandas
2 5 (2.22%) XML
3 3 (1.33%) HTML
3 3 (1.33%) J2EE
3 3 (1.33%) SOAP
3 3 (1.33%) Spring
3 3 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (0.89%) CSS
4 2 (0.89%) Web Services
5 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.44%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.44%) HTML5
5 1 (0.44%) Middleware
5 1 (0.44%) Node.js
5 1 (0.44%) ODBC
5 1 (0.44%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.00%) iSeries
3 7 (3.11%) Data Structures
3 7 (3.11%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.78%) Credit Risk
4 4 (1.78%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.33%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.33%) e-Learning
5 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.89%) AS400
6 2 (0.89%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.44%) CMDB
7 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.44%) Fintech
7 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.33%) Windows
2 13 (5.78%) Windows Server
3 9 (4.00%) Linux
4 6 (2.67%) Unix
5 5 (2.22%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.78%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.33%) OS/400
7 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.44%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (19.56%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (14.67%) Business Analysis
3 27 (12.00%) ITIL
4 22 (9.78%) SDLC
4 22 (9.78%) Test Scripting
4 22 (9.78%) Waterfall
5 19 (8.44%) Project Management
6 18 (8.00%) ERP
7 17 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (7.56%) Test Automation
7 17 (7.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (7.11%) Mathematics
9 14 (6.22%) Root Cause Analysis
9 14 (6.22%) UML
10 12 (5.33%) Scenario Testing
10 12 (5.33%) Visualisation
11 11 (4.89%) Defect Management
11 11 (4.89%) Software Delivery
11 11 (4.89%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (27.56%) SQL
2 12 (5.33%) Java
3 11 (4.89%) Python
3 11 (4.89%) VBA
4 8 (3.56%) R
4 8 (3.56%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.67%) ABAP
6 5 (2.22%) C#
7 4 (1.78%) Perl
7 4 (1.78%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.33%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.33%) Korn
9 2 (0.89%) C
9 2 (0.89%) RPG
9 2 (0.89%) RPG IV
9 2 (0.89%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.44%) PHP
10 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (17.78%) Degree
2 15 (6.67%) ISEB
3 14 (6.22%) ISTQB
4 9 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (3.11%) CBAP
6 6 (2.67%) IIBA
6 6 (2.67%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.67%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.22%) CCNA
7 5 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.33%) GNVQ
8 3 (1.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.89%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.44%) CCNP
10 1 (0.44%) CISSP
10 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.78%) QA
2 4 (1.78%) SLA
3 3 (1.33%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.33%) PMO
4 2 (0.89%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 14 (6.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.78%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.89%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.44%) XenApp
5 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.44%) Cuckoo Sandbox
2 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 60 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.22%) SAP
3 22 (9.78%) Oracle
4 10 (4.44%) VMware
5 7 (3.11%) Cisco
5 7 (3.11%) IBM
5 7 (3.11%) Tableau
6 6 (2.67%) Dell
6 6 (2.67%) Sage
7 5 (2.22%) Splunk
8 3 (1.33%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.89%) Avaya
9 2 (0.89%) Blue Coat
9 2 (0.89%) Citrix
9 2 (0.89%) McAfee
9 2 (0.89%) Nortel
9 2 (0.89%) Proofpoint
9 2 (0.89%) Remedy
9 2 (0.89%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.89%) Sourcefire