Period
to 16 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 8 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 212 212 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 13.59% 15.60% 21.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.12% 15.93% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 188 202 412
South Wales median annual salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.99% +3.08% +3.17%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £46,325 £45,000 £42,500
Wales median annual salary £32,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -4.48% +3.08% +3.17%

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 1,501 1,331 1,920
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 97.94% 98.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,256 1,171 1,726
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,125 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,213 £55,349 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +7.14%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -2 147 £32,000 -3.03% 27
Newport +5 27 £40,000 +20.30% 3
Bridgend -1 15 £30,000 -11.11% 2
Caerphilly 0 8 £30,000 -25.00%
Torfaen +5 7 £27,500 -3.51% 1
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £25,000 -
Analyst
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 59 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (21.70%) Finance
2 46 (21.70%) SQL
3 41 (19.34%) Active Directory
4 40 (18.87%) Windows
4 40 (18.87%) Business Analysis
5 35 (16.51%) Microsoft
6 30 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (12.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (12.26%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (10.38%) Java
10 22 (10.38%) Project Management
10 22 (10.38%) Windows 10
11 21 (9.91%) Degree
12 20 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
12 20 (9.43%) Use Case
13 19 (8.96%) Office 365
13 19 (8.96%) Analytics
14 18 (8.49%) SQL Server
15 16 (7.55%) ITIL
15 16 (7.55%) Scrum
16 15 (7.08%) Waterfall
17 14 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
17 14 (6.60%) Windows 7
17 14 (6.60%) User Stories
17 14 (6.60%) Banking
17 14 (6.60%) Telecoms
18 13 (6.13%) Change Management
18 13 (6.13%) Oracle

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 5 (2.36%) Confluence
2 3 (1.42%) Appian
2 3 (1.42%) IIS
2 3 (1.42%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.94%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.47%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.47%) CMS
4 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.94%) CATIA
3 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.94%) Sage X3
2 2 (0.94%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.94%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.96%) Office 365
2 14 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.89%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.42%) MailChimp
6 2 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.47%) Panaya
7 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.30%) LAN
2 5 (2.36%) DNS
2 5 (2.36%) WAN
3 3 (1.42%) DHCP
3 3 (1.42%) Skype
3 3 (1.42%) SNMP
4 2 (0.94%) ADSL
4 2 (0.94%) Firewall
5 1 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.13%) Power BI
3 9 (4.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (3.30%) QlikView
4 7 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.83%) MS Access
5 6 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 5 (2.36%) Redis
7 3 (1.42%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.42%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.94%) Big Data
8 2 (0.94%) DB2
8 2 (0.94%) GIS
8 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (3.77%) JIRA
2 5 (2.36%) Liquibase
2 5 (2.36%) Selenium
3 2 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.47%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.47%) Hudson
4 1 (0.47%) JMeter
4 1 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (21.70%) Finance
2 14 (6.60%) Banking
2 14 (6.60%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.19%) Marketing
4 9 (4.25%) Retail
5 5 (2.36%) Billing
6 4 (1.89%) Advertising
7 2 (0.94%) Games
7 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.94%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.47%) French Language
8 1 (0.47%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.72%) XML
2 8 (3.77%) CGI
2 8 (3.77%) Spring
3 7 (3.30%) Hibernate
3 7 (3.30%) HTML
4 6 (2.83%) SOAP
4 6 (2.83%) Spring Boot
4 6 (2.83%) Web Services
5 5 (2.36%) J2EE
5 5 (2.36%) JSP
5 5 (2.36%) Struts
5 5 (2.36%) Thymeleaf
6 3 (1.42%) .NET
7 2 (0.94%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.94%) HTML5
7 2 (0.94%) REST
8 1 (0.47%) COM
8 1 (0.47%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.47%) Swagger
8 1 (0.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.72%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.25%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (2.83%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.42%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.42%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (0.94%) NHS
6 2 (0.94%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.47%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.47%) Fintech
7 1 (0.47%) Life Science
7 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (18.87%) Windows
2 22 (10.38%) Windows 10
3 14 (6.60%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.36%) Unix
6 4 (1.89%) Linux
6 4 (1.89%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (18.87%) Business Analysis
3 27 (12.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (12.26%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (10.38%) Project Management
7 20 (9.43%) Use Case
8 19 (8.96%) Analytics
9 16 (7.55%) ITIL
9 16 (7.55%) Scrum
10 15 (7.08%) Waterfall
11 14 (6.60%) User Stories
12 13 (6.13%) Change Management
13 12 (5.66%) Test Scripting
14 11 (5.19%) Decision-Making
14 11 (5.19%) Service Delivery
15 10 (4.72%) Data Modelling
15 10 (4.72%) Test Automation
16 9 (4.25%) Migration
16 9 (4.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 46 (21.70%) SQL
2 22 (10.38%) Java
3 5 (2.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 5 (2.36%) VBA
4 4 (1.89%) C
4 4 (1.89%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.42%) C#
5 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.42%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.94%) Java 8
6 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.94%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.94%) Python
6 2 (0.94%) VB
7 1 (0.47%) C++
7 1 (0.47%) COBOL
7 1 (0.47%) Go
7 1 (0.47%) Perl
7 1 (0.47%) PL/1
7 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (9.91%) Degree
2 9 (4.25%) ISEB
3 7 (3.30%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.83%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.36%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.47%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.47%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.13%) QA
2 7 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.83%) SLA
4 5 (2.36%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.36%) GDPR
5 4 (1.89%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.94%) PMO
7 1 (0.47%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 41 (19.34%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.83%) Docker
3 3 (1.42%) XenApp
4 2 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.42%) SCOM
2 2 (0.94%) SCCM
3 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (16.51%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.13%) Oracle
3 12 (5.66%) Tableau
4 8 (3.77%) VMware
5 7 (3.30%) Citrix
6 5 (2.36%) Google
6 5 (2.36%) Guidewire
6 5 (2.36%) SAP
7 4 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.42%) Apple
8 3 (1.42%) Cognos
9 2 (0.94%) Darktrace
9 2 (0.94%) Remedy
9 2 (0.94%) Sage
10 1 (0.47%) Adobe
10 1 (0.47%) Cisco
10 1 (0.47%) IBM
10 1 (0.47%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.47%) Sitecore