The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 37 42
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 34 59 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.69% 5.19% 4.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.20% 6.09% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 33 55 52
Median salary £39,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.94% +8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £57,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 654 969 1042
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 90.21% 85.30% 85.76%
Number of salaries quoted 563 848 874
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in South Wales

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Business Analysis in South Wales

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in South Wales over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analysis in South Wales

Business Analysis
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 Business Analysis within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +8 20 £39,500 -7.05%
Cardiff +3 18 £40,000 +5.26% 2
Torfaen +7 3 £35,000 -19.54%
Caerphilly - 2 £52,500 -
Business Analysis
Wales

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 30 (44.78%) Finance
2 26 (38.81%) Project Management
3 25 (37.31%) ISEB
4 24 (35.82%) Degree
5 23 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (31.34%) Advertising
7 14 (20.90%) Microsoft Office
7 14 (20.90%) Use Case
7 14 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (17.91%) IIBA
8 12 (17.91%) CBAP
8 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
9 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (11.94%) Systems Analysis
11 7 (10.45%) Waterfall
11 7 (10.45%) BPMN
11 7 (10.45%) Workflow
12 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
12 6 (8.96%) BPR
12 6 (8.96%) Process Improvement
12 6 (8.96%) Requirements Engineering
12 6 (8.96%) Case Management
13 5 (7.46%) Business Process Modelling
13 5 (7.46%) QA
13 5 (7.46%) Requirements Analysis
13 5 (7.46%) IBM
13 5 (7.46%) MS Visio
13 5 (7.46%) Data Modelling
14 4 (5.97%) Scrum
14 4 (5.97%) Validation

Business Analysis
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 2 (2.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (2.99%) Alfresco
1 2 (2.99%) Documentum
1 2 (2.99%) Drupal
1 2 (2.99%) FileNet
1 2 (2.99%) Liferay
1 2 (2.99%) LiveCycle
1 2 (2.99%) LiveLink
1 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (20.90%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.46%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.99%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Ant
1 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.99%) Subversion
1 2 (2.99%) Xcode
General
1 30 (44.78%) Finance
2 21 (31.34%) Advertising
3 3 (4.48%) Billing
4 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (88.06%) Analyst
2 51 (76.12%) Business Analyst
3 12 (17.91%) Finance Business Analyst
3 12 (17.91%) Financial Analyst
3 12 (17.91%) Financial Business Analyst
3 12 (17.91%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 12 (17.91%) Service Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) Technical Business Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Business Process Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Process Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Applications Support
6 3 (4.48%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Change Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Java Architect
7 2 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) SEO Specialist
7 2 (2.99%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) .NET
1 2 (2.99%) Angular 2
1 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
1 2 (2.99%) Apache Flex
1 2 (2.99%) CSS
1 2 (2.99%) Dojo
1 2 (2.99%) Ext JS
1 2 (2.99%) Java EE
1 2 (2.99%) jQuery
1 2 (2.99%) JSON
1 2 (2.99%) JSR 170
1 2 (2.99%) OpenGL
1 2 (2.99%) React
1 2 (2.99%) Sencha Touch
1 2 (2.99%) SOAP
1 2 (2.99%) Spring
1 2 (2.99%) Web Services
1 2 (2.99%) WebGL
1 2 (2.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.48%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.48%) iSeries
4 2 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Android
1 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) Project Management
2 23 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.90%) Use Case
4 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (11.94%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (10.45%) BPMN
6 7 (10.45%) Waterfall
6 7 (10.45%) Workflow
7 6 (8.96%) BPR
7 6 (8.96%) Case Management
7 6 (8.96%) Process Improvement
7 6 (8.96%) Requirements Engineering
8 5 (7.46%) Business Process Modelling
8 5 (7.46%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.46%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (5.97%) Business Process Analysis
9 4 (5.97%) Change Management
9 4 (5.97%) Data Privacy
9 4 (5.97%) Line Management
9 4 (5.97%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.48%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) Java
2 2 (2.99%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 25 (37.31%) ISEB
2 24 (35.82%) Degree
3 12 (17.91%) CBAP
3 12 (17.91%) IIBA
4 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.99%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.46%) IBM
3 2 (2.99%) Adobe
3 2 (2.99%) FatWire
3 2 (2.99%) Interwoven
3 2 (2.99%) OpenText
3 2 (2.99%) Sencha
3 2 (2.99%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.99%) Vignette
3 2 (2.99%) Xerox
4 1 (1.49%) Alteryx
4 1 (1.49%) Epicor
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle
4 1 (1.49%) Tableau