The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Wales / South Wales
Rank 42 43 65
Rank change year-on-year +1 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 47 59 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.47% 4.79% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.60% 4.87% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 46 53 33
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.58% -2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 839 1211 1147
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.56% 98.22% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 735 1028 1007
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 26 March 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 26 March 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
Cardiff +16 29 £40,000 +26.98% 7
Newport -3 20 £40,000 +10.34% 3
Bridgend - 2 £42,500 -
Business Analyst
Wales

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 61 (58.10%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (57.14%) Business Analysis
3 45 (42.86%) Finance
4 31 (29.52%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (26.67%) User Stories
6 24 (22.86%) Project Management
7 21 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (20.00%) SDLC
7 21 (20.00%) Use Case
8 19 (18.10%) Degree
9 18 (17.14%) ISEB
10 16 (15.24%) Advertising
11 14 (13.33%) Scrum
12 13 (12.38%) Waterfall
13 12 (11.43%) Line Management
14 11 (10.48%) Workflow
15 10 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
16 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
16 9 (8.57%) Data Structures
16 9 (8.57%) BPMN
16 9 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
17 8 (7.62%) User Acceptance Testing
17 8 (7.62%) IIBA
17 8 (7.62%) CBAP
18 6 (5.71%) Management Information System
18 6 (5.71%) .NET
18 6 (5.71%) PRINCE2
18 6 (5.71%) Conflict Management
18 6 (5.71%) Process Improvement
19 5 (4.76%) User Experience

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (4.76%) MS Office
2 3 (2.86%) Moqups
2 3 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.95%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) JIRA
2 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (42.86%) Finance
2 16 (15.24%) Advertising
3 3 (2.86%) Marketing
4 2 (1.90%) Electronics
4 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.95%) Legal
5 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.71%) .NET
2 2 (1.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (29.52%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.57%) Data Structures
3 6 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.76%) User Experience
5 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.95%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (58.10%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (57.14%) Business Analysis
3 28 (26.67%) User Stories
4 24 (22.86%) Project Management
5 21 (20.00%) SDLC
5 21 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (20.00%) Use Case
6 14 (13.33%) Scrum
7 13 (12.38%) Waterfall
8 12 (11.43%) Line Management
9 11 (10.48%) Workflow
10 10 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
11 9 (8.57%) BPMN
11 9 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (7.62%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (5.71%) Conflict Management
13 6 (5.71%) PRINCE2
13 6 (5.71%) Process Improvement
14 5 (4.76%) Case Management
14 5 (4.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.86%) C
1 3 (2.86%) SQL
2 1 (0.95%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (18.10%) Degree
2 18 (17.14%) ISEB
3 8 (7.62%) CBAP
3 8 (7.62%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.81%) SAP
3 1 (0.95%) Google
3 1 (0.95%) Tableau
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32500.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Adteq Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Adteq
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
NHS Wales Informatics Service
Salary: From £26,302 to £35,225 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago