Period
to 24 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Business Case skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Case over the 6 months to 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Cases
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 67 100 96
Rank change year-on-year +33 -4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Business Case 8 18 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 1.07% 1.12% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.23% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 6 25 12
Median annual salary £65,531 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.83% -8.57% +34.62%
10th Percentile £41,875 £40,000 £31,375
90th Percentile £66,790 £59,750 £63,625
Wales median annual salary £58,660 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +46.65% -15.79% +46.15%

Business Case 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 666 1,461 1,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 89.16% 90.91% 88.86%
Number of salaries quoted 584 1,272 1,146
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £61,250
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Business Case
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Business Case as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Business Case in South Wales

Business Case
Salary Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Business Case in South Wales.

Salary trend for Business Case in South Wales

Business Case
Salary Histogram in South Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Business Case in South Wales over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Business Case in South Wales

Business Case
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 Case within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 24 January 2021. 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
Newport +32 5 £65,531 +12.11%
Cardiff +14 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - -
Business Case
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, IT jobs citing Business Case also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Business Case.

1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (50.00%) Market Research
1 4 (50.00%) Product Roadmap
1 4 (50.00%) Product Backlog
1 4 (50.00%) Product Requirements
2 3 (37.50%) Public Sector
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Economics
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Local Government
4 1 (12.50%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Gathering
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Workshops
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC

Business Case
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:

General
1 3 (37.50%) Public Sector
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Local Government
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Lead Product Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Product Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate
3 1 (12.50%) Market Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Transformation Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Market Research
1 4 (50.00%) Product Backlog
1 4 (50.00%) Product Requirements
1 4 (50.00%) Product Roadmap
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Economics
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Gathering
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Workshops
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree