Period
to 24 August 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 7 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 250 227 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 15.37% 15.49% 15.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.14% 15.85% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 227 209 236
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £32,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% -7.25% +6.15%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £44,875
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -5.80% +6.15%

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 1,549 1,432 1,473
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.21% 97.75% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,364 1,217 1,305
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £56,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 August 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 24 August 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 0 176 £35,000 +11.11% 17
Newport +7 54 £38,500 +2.67% 5
Torfaen +12 10 £32,000 +34.03%
Caerphilly +5 4 £35,750 +2.14% 1
Monmouthshire - 2 £26,000 -
Neath Port Talbot - 2 £22,500 -
Bridgend -8 1 £40,000 +100.00% 2
Analyst
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 98 (39.20%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (28.00%) SQL
3 64 (25.60%) Finance
4 52 (20.80%) Microsoft
5 50 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 49 (19.60%) Business Analysis
7 40 (16.00%) QA
8 38 (15.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 37 (14.80%) ITIL
10 36 (14.40%) Windows
11 35 (14.00%) Java
11 35 (14.00%) Active Directory
12 32 (12.80%) Degree
13 27 (10.80%) ISTQB
14 26 (10.40%) Advertising
15 25 (10.00%) Analytics
16 23 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (9.20%) SQL Server
16 23 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (8.80%) Software Engineering
18 20 (8.00%) IT Strategy
19 19 (7.60%) Waterfall
19 19 (7.60%) Power Platform
19 19 (7.60%) Target Operating Model
19 19 (7.60%) Power BI
19 19 (7.60%) Project Management
20 18 (7.20%) PRINCE2
20 18 (7.20%) Defect Management
20 18 (7.20%) Problem-Solving
21 17 (6.80%) Docker

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 13 (5.20%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.20%) SAS
3 6 (2.40%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.80%) IIS
4 2 (0.80%) JBoss
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.40%) CMS
5 1 (0.40%) Confluence
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (4.80%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (4.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.80%) Notepad++
7 1 (0.40%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) assyst
2 1 (0.40%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.40%) SessionCam
2 1 (0.40%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.60%) Power Platform
2 8 (3.20%) Office 365
3 6 (2.40%) AWS
3 6 (2.40%) Azure
4 2 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.20%) LAN
2 3 (1.20%) SAN
3 2 (0.80%) DNS
3 2 (0.80%) Firewall
3 2 (0.80%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (0.80%) VoIP
4 1 (0.40%) 3G
4 1 (0.40%) 4G
4 1 (0.40%) ADSL
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.40%) Network Security
4 1 (0.40%) NX-OS
4 1 (0.40%) Skype
4 1 (0.40%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.40%) WAN
4 1 (0.40%) Wireless
4 1 (0.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.60%) Power BI
3 12 (4.80%) Relational Database
4 11 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.80%) QlikView
7 6 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.60%) DB2
9 3 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.20%) MySQL
9 3 (1.20%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (0.80%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (0.80%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.80%) Redis
11 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (6.40%) Selenium
2 13 (5.20%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.60%) JMeter
4 8 (3.20%) Cucumber
4 8 (3.20%) GitLab
5 6 (2.40%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.40%) JIRA
5 6 (2.40%) SpecFlow
5 6 (2.40%) Subversion
6 5 (2.00%) Mocha
6 5 (2.00%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.60%) Maven
7 4 (1.60%) Protractor
7 4 (1.60%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.20%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.20%) IntelliJ
8 3 (1.20%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio Code
8 3 (1.20%) Zephyr
General
1 64 (25.60%) Finance
2 26 (10.40%) Advertising
3 13 (5.20%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.80%) Banking
5 8 (3.20%) Retail
6 5 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.60%) Billing
7 4 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.20%) Legal
8 3 (1.20%) Marketing
9 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.40%) French Language
9 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.40%) German Language
9 1 (0.40%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.40%) .NET
2 8 (3.20%) SOAP
2 8 (3.20%) XML
3 6 (2.40%) Web Services
4 4 (1.60%) HTML
4 4 (1.60%) JSON
5 3 (1.20%) Gherkin
5 3 (1.20%) REST
6 2 (0.80%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.80%) J2EE
6 2 (0.80%) JMS
6 2 (0.80%) JSP
6 2 (0.80%) Spring
6 2 (0.80%) Spring Boot
6 2 (0.80%) Struts
6 2 (0.80%) Thymeleaf
7 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.40%) CSS
7 1 (0.40%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.40%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (2.80%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.80%) Data Structures
3 7 (2.80%) User Experience
4 6 (2.40%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.00%) CMDB
5 5 (2.00%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.60%) PKI
7 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.40%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.40%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.40%) Replication
8 1 (0.40%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.40%) Windows
2 14 (5.60%) Windows Server
3 11 (4.40%) Linux
4 7 (2.80%) Windows 10
4 7 (2.80%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (39.20%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 49 (19.60%) Business Analysis
4 38 (15.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (14.80%) ITIL
6 25 (10.00%) Analytics
7 23 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (8.80%) Software Engineering
9 20 (8.00%) IT Strategy
10 19 (7.60%) Project Management
10 19 (7.60%) Target Operating Model
10 19 (7.60%) Waterfall
11 18 (7.20%) Defect Management
11 18 (7.20%) PRINCE2
11 18 (7.20%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (6.80%) Information Security
12 17 (6.80%) OWASP
12 17 (6.80%) Test Management
13 15 (6.00%) Functional Testing
14 14 (5.60%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (28.00%) SQL
2 35 (14.00%) Java
3 15 (6.00%) C#
3 15 (6.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (5.60%) Python
5 8 (3.20%) Bash Shell
6 7 (2.80%) C
6 7 (2.80%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.40%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.60%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.20%) Perl
9 3 (1.20%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.80%) R
11 1 (0.40%) PHP
11 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.40%) Ruby
11 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (12.80%) Degree
2 27 (10.80%) ISTQB
3 11 (4.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (3.20%) ISEB
5 5 (2.00%) CISMP
6 3 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.20%) MCP
6 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.80%) CCNA
7 2 (0.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.40%) APMP
8 1 (0.40%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.40%) CCNP
8 1 (0.40%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.40%) MBCS
8 1 (0.40%) MCSA
8 1 (0.40%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (16.00%) QA
2 14 (5.60%) SLA
3 7 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.60%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.60%) PMO
5 3 (1.20%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.80%) Docker
3 12 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.80%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.80%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.40%) vSphere
5 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (3.60%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.20%) SCCM
3 2 (0.80%) Control-M
3 2 (0.80%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.40%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 52 (20.80%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.80%) VMware
3 13 (5.20%) Oracle
4 9 (3.60%) Tableau
5 8 (3.20%) Rapid7
6 7 (2.80%) Teradata
7 6 (2.40%) Cognos
7 6 (2.40%) Informatica
7 6 (2.40%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (2.00%) Cisco
8 5 (2.00%) Guidewire
8 5 (2.00%) SAP
9 4 (1.60%) Citrix
9 4 (1.60%) IBM
10 3 (1.20%) Avaya
10 3 (1.20%) Talend
11 2 (0.80%) F5
11 2 (0.80%) HP
11 2 (0.80%) Palo Alto
11 2 (0.80%) Red Hat