Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 58 57
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 41 87 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.86% 3.99% 4.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 4.44% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 44 90 105
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -0.71%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,250 £30,021
90th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £50,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1269 1960 2058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 88.37% 89.91% 85.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1129 1758 1762
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,280 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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 +24 24 £40,000 - 2
Newport -28 16 £40,000 - 1
Torfaen +5 2 £34,000 -21.84%
Bridgend +1 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Caerphilly - 1 £40,000 -
Gwent - 1 £34,000 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £42,500 -
Business Analysis
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 20 (48.78%) Finance
2 15 (36.59%) Project Management
3 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (29.27%) Degree
4 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
4 11 (26.83%) ISEB
5 9 (21.95%) Scrum
6 8 (19.51%) Advertising
6 8 (19.51%) Use Case
6 8 (19.51%) CBAP
6 8 (19.51%) Business Process Analysis
7 7 (17.07%) IIBA
7 7 (17.07%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (17.07%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (14.63%) SAP
9 5 (12.20%) C
9 5 (12.20%) ERP
9 5 (12.20%) JIRA
9 5 (12.20%) BPMN
10 4 (9.76%) Change Control
10 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (9.76%) SQL
11 3 (7.32%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (7.32%) Workflow
11 3 (7.32%) Oracle
11 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
11 3 (7.32%) JD Edwards
11 3 (7.32%) Sage
11 3 (7.32%) PRINCE

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 (4.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.44%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (7.32%) Office 365
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.44%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.44%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.44%) RequisitePro
General
1 20 (48.78%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (82.93%) Analyst
2 30 (73.17%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Finance Business Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Financial Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Financial Business Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Service Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Functional Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) ERP Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) ERP Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Business Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Business Process Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Change Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Junior
7 2 (4.88%) Project Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Project Controller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) JSON
1 1 (2.44%) REST
1 1 (2.44%) SOAP
1 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Project Management
2 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.95%) Scrum
4 8 (19.51%) Business Process Analysis
4 8 (19.51%) Use Case
5 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.20%) BPMN
6 5 (12.20%) ERP
7 4 (9.76%) Change Control
8 3 (7.32%) BPR
8 3 (7.32%) Case Management
8 3 (7.32%) Coaching
8 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.32%) Digital Transformation Strategy
8 3 (7.32%) PRINCE
8 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.32%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.32%) User Stories
8 3 (7.32%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) C
2 4 (9.76%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) ABAP
3 2 (4.88%) VBA
4 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Degree
2 11 (26.83%) ISEB
3 8 (19.51%) CBAP
4 7 (17.07%) IIBA
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) SAP
3 3 (7.32%) JD Edwards
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) Sage
4 1 (2.44%) Guidewire