Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Data Analyst
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 122 136
Rank change year-on-year +28 +14 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 15 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.07% 0.68% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.69% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 9
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £36,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.94% +41.18% +8.51%
10th Percentile £24,850 £29,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,500 £26,150
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £34,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year +1.45% +35.29% +8.51%

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South Wales
Permanent vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1381 2169 2411
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.22% 98.06% 98.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1230 1939 2070
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,369
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +6.03% +1.05%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,439 £55,250 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings that featured Data Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in South Wales

Data Analyst
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Data Analyst in South Wales

Data Analyst
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in South Wales over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Analyst in South Wales

Data 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 Data Analyst within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 17 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 +34 11 £38,500 +6.94% 1
Torfaen +7 2 £45,000 - 1
Newport - 2 £21,250 -
Data Analyst
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Data 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 Data Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) Visualisation
2 11 (73.33%) Big Data
3 9 (60.00%) Games
4 8 (53.33%) MapReduce
4 8 (53.33%) Apache Hive
4 8 (53.33%) Hadoop
4 8 (53.33%) Apache Pig
5 7 (46.67%) Data Visualisation
6 6 (40.00%) R
6 6 (40.00%) Tableau
6 6 (40.00%) Spotfire
6 6 (40.00%) QlikView
6 6 (40.00%) Machine Learning
6 6 (40.00%) Data Analysis
7 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (33.33%) Python
7 5 (33.33%) Analytics
8 4 (26.67%) Pandas
8 4 (26.67%) Apache Spark
8 4 (26.67%) ETL Development
8 4 (26.67%) Data Integration
8 4 (26.67%) Data Analytics
8 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
8 4 (26.67%) ETL
8 4 (26.67%) Econometrics
9 2 (13.33%) Advertising
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (6.67%) PowerPivot

Data 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (53.33%) Apache Pig
2 4 (26.67%) Apache Spark
3 1 (6.67%) MTS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) Big Data
2 8 (53.33%) Apache Hive
2 8 (53.33%) Hadoop
3 6 (40.00%) QlikView
3 6 (40.00%) Spotfire
4 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
5 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (6.67%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (6.67%) MS Access
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (6.67%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (60.00%) Games
2 2 (13.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Visualisation
2 8 (53.33%) MapReduce
3 7 (46.67%) Data Visualisation
4 6 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 6 (40.00%) Machine Learning
5 5 (33.33%) Analytics
5 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (26.67%) Data Analytics
6 4 (26.67%) Data Integration
6 4 (26.67%) Econometrics
6 4 (26.67%) ETL
6 4 (26.67%) ETL Development
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) Benchmarking
7 1 (6.67%) CRM
7 1 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Use Case
7 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) R
3 5 (33.33%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Tableau
2 1 (6.67%) Cognos
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle