Period
to 21 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 8 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 234 223 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 14.29% 15.63% 20.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.67% 15.91% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 209 222 420
South Wales median annual salary £32,000 £33,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.48% +3.08% +1.63%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Wales median annual salary £32,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -3.03% +1.54% +1.63%

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 1,595 1,402 2,127
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.43% 98.25% 98.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,335 1,252 1,906
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,000 £55,349 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.58%

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 21 November 2018.

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 21 November 2018. 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 -3 172 £31,500 -5.97% 25
Newport -1 29 £40,000 +23.08% 2
Bridgend +3 10 £20,000 -40.30% 6
Caerphilly -6 6 £30,000 -25.00%
Torfaen -2 5 £27,000 -22.86% 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £26,000 -
Merthyr Tydfil - 2 £25,548 -
Analyst
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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 72 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (24.36%) SQL
3 53 (22.65%) Finance
4 37 (15.81%) Windows
4 37 (15.81%) Active Directory
5 36 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 35 (14.96%) Microsoft
7 32 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (11.97%) Degree
10 27 (11.54%) Java
11 25 (10.68%) Office 365
12 24 (10.26%) Analytics
12 24 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (9.83%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (9.40%) User Stories
14 22 (9.40%) SQL Server
14 22 (9.40%) Scrum
15 21 (8.97%) Microsoft Office
16 20 (8.55%) Project Management
17 18 (7.69%) Banking
18 17 (7.26%) Telecoms
18 17 (7.26%) Power BI
18 17 (7.26%) Windows 10
18 17 (7.26%) Tableau
18 17 (7.26%) Test Automation
19 16 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
20 15 (6.41%) Validation
21 14 (5.98%) Oracle
21 14 (5.98%) ITIL

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 (2.14%) Confluence
2 4 (1.71%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.28%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.28%) Appian
3 3 (1.28%) IIS
4 2 (0.85%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (8.97%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) CATIA
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.85%) Sage X3
2 2 (0.85%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.85%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.68%) Office 365
2 16 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.56%) Google Analytics
5 5 (2.14%) MailChimp
6 2 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.43%) Panaya
7 1 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.13%) LAN
2 7 (2.99%) DNS
3 6 (2.56%) ADSL
3 6 (2.56%) WAN
4 5 (2.14%) DHCP
5 3 (1.28%) Skype
6 2 (0.85%) VoIP
7 1 (0.43%) Firewall
7 1 (0.43%) Internet
7 1 (0.43%) Intranet
7 1 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.43%) SNMP
7 1 (0.43%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.26%) Power BI
3 13 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.85%) QlikView
6 8 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.99%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (2.56%) Redis
9 5 (2.14%) MS Access
9 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 3 (1.28%) Big Data
11 3 (1.28%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.28%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.85%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.85%) Presto
Development Applications
1 10 (4.27%) Selenium
2 7 (2.99%) JIRA
3 6 (2.56%) Liquibase
4 2 (0.85%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.85%) Protractor
4 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.43%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.43%) Hudson
5 1 (0.43%) JMeter
5 1 (0.43%) JUnit
5 1 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.43%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.43%) WebDriver
General
1 53 (22.65%) Finance
2 18 (7.69%) Banking
3 17 (7.26%) Telecoms
4 14 (5.98%) Marketing
5 13 (5.56%) Retail
6 7 (2.99%) Billing
7 4 (1.71%) Advertising
8 3 (1.28%) Legal
9 2 (0.85%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.43%) Games
10 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.70%) XML
2 9 (3.85%) Spring
2 9 (3.85%) Web Services
3 8 (3.42%) Hibernate
3 8 (3.42%) HTML
4 7 (2.99%) SOAP
4 7 (2.99%) Spring Boot
5 6 (2.56%) J2EE
5 6 (2.56%) JSP
5 6 (2.56%) Struts
5 6 (2.56%) Thymeleaf
6 5 (2.14%) CGI
7 3 (1.28%) .NET
7 3 (1.28%) REST
8 2 (0.85%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.85%) HTML5
9 1 (0.43%) COM
9 1 (0.43%) Swagger
9 1 (0.43%) Velocity
9 1 (0.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.27%) Data Structures
2 10 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.71%) Fintech
5 3 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.28%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.28%) User Experience
6 2 (0.85%) AS400
6 2 (0.85%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.43%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.43%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.43%) NHS
7 1 (0.43%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 37 (15.81%) Windows
2 17 (7.26%) Windows 10
3 14 (5.98%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.71%) Linux
4 4 (1.71%) Unix
4 4 (1.71%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.85%) VMS
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 29 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (10.26%) Analytics
4 24 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (9.83%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (9.40%) Scrum
6 22 (9.40%) User Stories
7 20 (8.55%) Project Management
8 17 (7.26%) Test Automation
9 15 (6.41%) Validation
10 14 (5.98%) ITIL
11 13 (5.56%) Use Case
11 13 (5.56%) Visualisation
11 13 (5.56%) Waterfall
12 12 (5.13%) Change Management
12 12 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (4.27%) BPMN
13 10 (4.27%) Data Visualisation
13 10 (4.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 57 (24.36%) SQL
2 27 (11.54%) Java
3 9 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.56%) C
5 5 (2.14%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 4 (1.71%) Java 8
6 4 (1.71%) VBA
7 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.85%) C#
8 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.43%) COBOL
9 1 (0.43%) Go
9 1 (0.43%) Jython
9 1 (0.43%) Perl
9 1 (0.43%) PL/1
9 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.43%) Python
9 1 (0.43%) VB
9 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (11.97%) Degree
2 8 (3.42%) ISEB
3 7 (2.99%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.43%) CEH
6 1 (0.43%) CISSP
6 1 (0.43%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.43%) ECDL
6 1 (0.43%) GIAC
6 1 (0.43%) OSCP
6 1 (0.43%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.42%) QA
2 5 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.14%) SLA
3 4 (1.71%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.71%) GDPR
3 4 (1.71%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 37 (15.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.99%) Docker
3 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) SCCM
1 2 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.43%) Nessus
2 1 (0.43%) Nexpose
2 1 (0.43%) Nmap
2 1 (0.43%) SCOM
2 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (14.96%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.26%) Tableau
3 14 (5.98%) Oracle
4 6 (2.56%) Citrix
4 6 (2.56%) Google
4 6 (2.56%) Guidewire
4 6 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.56%) VMware
5 5 (2.14%) Cognos
5 5 (2.14%) SAP
6 3 (1.28%) Apple
6 3 (1.28%) Remedy
7 2 (0.85%) Sage
8 1 (0.43%) Adobe
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco
8 1 (0.43%) Darktrace
8 1 (0.43%) IBM
8 1 (0.43%) Qualys
8 1 (0.43%) ServiceNow