The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £39,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analyst
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 21 37
Rank change year-on-year -16 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 35 97 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.91% 8.60% 5.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.04% 8.75% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 35 89 68
Median salary £39,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.94% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 695 1108 1221
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.48% 98.23% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 598 970 1040
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in South Wales

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in South Wales

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in South Wales over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in South Wales

Business 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 Business Analyst within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 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 +7 20 £39,500 +5.33% 1
Cardiff -18 19 £40,000 +5.26% 2
Torfaen +9 4 £34,000 -21.83%
Caerphilly - 1 £40,000 - 1
Business Analyst
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 53 (64.63%) Business Analysis
2 39 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (45.12%) Finance
4 24 (29.27%) Project Management
5 23 (28.05%) Degree
5 23 (28.05%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (26.83%) ISEB
7 19 (23.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (21.95%) Advertising
9 16 (19.51%) Use Case
10 13 (15.85%) Scrum
11 12 (14.63%) IIBA
11 12 (14.63%) CBAP
12 11 (13.41%) SDLC
13 10 (12.20%) User Stories
13 10 (12.20%) Waterfall
13 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
14 9 (10.98%) QA
15 8 (9.76%) Requirements Analysis
15 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
16 7 (8.54%) BPMN
16 7 (8.54%) Data Structures
16 7 (8.54%) Line Management
17 6 (7.32%) Requirements Engineering
17 6 (7.32%) Process Improvement
17 6 (7.32%) Case Management
17 6 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
17 6 (7.32%) Workflow
17 6 (7.32%) BPR
18 5 (6.10%) MS Visio

Business 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:

Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.10%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (3.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (45.12%) Finance
2 18 (21.95%) Advertising
3 2 (2.44%) Billing
3 2 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.22%) Legal
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.54%) Data Structures
3 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.22%) Fintech
5 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (64.63%) Business Analysis
2 39 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (29.27%) Project Management
4 19 (23.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (19.51%) Use Case
6 13 (15.85%) Scrum
7 11 (13.41%) SDLC
8 10 (12.20%) User Stories
8 10 (12.20%) Waterfall
9 8 (9.76%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (8.54%) BPMN
10 7 (8.54%) Line Management
11 6 (7.32%) BPR
11 6 (7.32%) Case Management
11 6 (7.32%) Process Improvement
11 6 (7.32%) Requirements Engineering
11 6 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (7.32%) Workflow
12 5 (6.10%) Data Analysis
12 5 (6.10%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.66%) SQL
2 2 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (28.05%) Degree
2 22 (26.83%) ISEB
3 12 (14.63%) CBAP
3 12 (14.63%) IIBA
4 1 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.98%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.22%) Google
2 1 (1.22%) Tableau
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