Period
to 17 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

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

Analyst
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 10 6
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 345 311 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 17.88% 14.78% 17.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.42% 15.16% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 262 283 407
Wales median annual salary £32,500 £34,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.80% +6.15% -
10th Percentile £21,500 £20,550 £20,300
90th Percentile £44,950 £45,550 £48,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,873 2,052 2,595
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.05% 97.53% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,538 1,782 2,217
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £24,901 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £53,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Wales

Analyst
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Analyst in Wales

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Wales over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Wales

Analyst
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Wales region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. 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
South Wales +3 228 £31,500 -9.35% 29
Mid Wales -1 65 £27,500 -36.05%
West Wales +22 45 £35,000 -5.41% 5
North Wales -6 7 £28,750 -4.17% 1
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 119 (34.49%) SQL
2 105 (30.43%) Degree
3 104 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (24.64%) Finance
5 83 (24.06%) ITIL
6 74 (21.45%) Analytical Skills
7 72 (20.87%) Management Information System
8 65 (18.84%) Process Improvement
9 60 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 55 (15.94%) Business Process Improvement
11 53 (15.36%) JavaScript
12 51 (14.78%) QA
13 48 (13.91%) Business Analysis
14 47 (13.62%) Problem-Solving
15 43 (12.46%) Java
15 43 (12.46%) Relational Database
16 42 (12.17%) Mentoring
17 41 (11.88%) Project Management
18 39 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
19 38 (11.01%) SQL Server
20 37 (10.72%) Validation
21 36 (10.43%) Release Management
22 32 (9.28%) User Stories
22 32 (9.28%) Windows
23 31 (8.99%) Web Services
23 31 (8.99%) XML
23 31 (8.99%) Continuous Improvement
24 30 (8.70%) Test Automation
24 30 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 28 (8.12%) SOAP

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 18 (5.22%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.16%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.16%) CMS
3 4 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (0.87%) SAS
4 3 (0.87%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.58%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.58%) Appian
5 2 (0.58%) Confluence
6 1 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 20 (5.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (5.22%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.61%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.29%) Autodesk Inventor
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.29%) assyst
3 1 (0.29%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.29%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.54%) Office 365
2 11 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.45%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.87%) MailChimp
5 2 (0.58%) SaaS
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.29%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.29%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.90%) LAN
2 7 (2.03%) DHCP
2 7 (2.03%) DNS
3 6 (1.74%) ADSL
4 4 (1.16%) Firewall
5 3 (0.87%) Skype
5 3 (0.87%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.87%) VLAN
5 3 (0.87%) WAN
6 2 (0.58%) HTTP
6 2 (0.58%) Internet
6 2 (0.58%) SMS
6 2 (0.58%) VoIP
6 2 (0.58%) VPN
7 1 (0.29%) DMZ
7 1 (0.29%) Intranet
7 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.29%) WebEx
7 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.29%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (12.46%) Relational Database
2 38 (11.01%) SQL Server
3 30 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (7.54%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (5.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (5.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (3.77%) Power BI
7 8 (2.32%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (2.03%) MySQL
8 7 (2.03%) Redis
9 6 (1.74%) Big Data
9 6 (1.74%) MS Access
9 6 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.16%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.16%) PerformancePoint
10 4 (1.16%) QlikView
11 2 (0.58%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.58%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 19 (5.51%) Selenium
2 8 (2.32%) Cucumber
3 7 (2.03%) Liquibase
4 6 (1.74%) JIRA
5 2 (0.58%) Jasmine
5 2 (0.58%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (0.58%) Protractor
5 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.29%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.29%) JMeter
6 1 (0.29%) JUnit
6 1 (0.29%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.29%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.29%) Spock
6 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.29%) WebDriver
General
1 85 (24.64%) Finance
2 17 (4.93%) Banking
3 16 (4.64%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.77%) Retail
5 11 (3.19%) Legal
6 10 (2.90%) Advertising
7 8 (2.32%) Marketing
8 7 (2.03%) Billing
9 6 (1.74%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.45%) Back Office
10 5 (1.45%) Welsh Language
11 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.99%) Web Services
1 31 (8.99%) XML
2 28 (8.12%) SOAP
3 27 (7.83%) HTML
4 23 (6.67%) REST
5 19 (5.51%) .NET
6 8 (2.32%) Spring
6 8 (2.32%) Spring Boot
7 7 (2.03%) Hibernate
7 7 (2.03%) J2EE
7 7 (2.03%) JSP
7 7 (2.03%) Struts
7 7 (2.03%) Thymeleaf
8 6 (1.74%) CSS
9 5 (1.45%) CGI
10 2 (0.58%) RESTful
11 1 (0.29%) COM
11 1 (0.29%) HTML5
11 1 (0.29%) Mason
11 1 (0.29%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 74 (21.45%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (20.87%) Management Information System
3 27 (7.83%) Computer Science
4 24 (6.96%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (5.80%) Driving Licence
6 14 (4.06%) Data Structures
7 13 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (2.03%) Fintech
9 4 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.16%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.87%) AS400
10 3 (0.87%) iSeries
10 3 (0.87%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (0.87%) User Experience
11 2 (0.58%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.58%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.58%) EPoS
11 2 (0.58%) iPhone
11 2 (0.58%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (0.29%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 32 (9.28%) Windows
2 14 (4.06%) Windows 10
3 9 (2.61%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.16%) Android
4 4 (1.16%) Unix
5 3 (0.87%) Linux
5 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.58%) VMS
7 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (24.06%) ITIL
3 65 (18.84%) Process Improvement
4 55 (15.94%) Business Process Improvement
5 48 (13.91%) Business Analysis
6 47 (13.62%) Problem-Solving
7 42 (12.17%) Mentoring
8 41 (11.88%) Project Management
9 39 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
10 37 (10.72%) Validation
11 36 (10.43%) Release Management
12 32 (9.28%) User Stories
13 31 (8.99%) Continuous Improvement
14 30 (8.70%) Test Automation
15 27 (7.83%) ETL
16 26 (7.54%) Decision-Making
17 24 (6.96%) CRM
18 23 (6.67%) Time Management
19 21 (6.09%) SOA
20 20 (5.80%) Business Process Modelling
Programming Languages
1 119 (34.49%) SQL
2 53 (15.36%) JavaScript
3 43 (12.46%) Java
4 22 (6.38%) C#
5 15 (4.35%) VB.NET
6 14 (4.06%) PHP
7 10 (2.90%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.03%) Java 8
9 5 (1.45%) C
10 4 (1.16%) Erlang
10 4 (1.16%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.16%) Python
10 4 (1.16%) RPG
10 4 (1.16%) VBA
11 2 (0.58%) Julia
11 2 (0.58%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.58%) R
11 2 (0.58%) VB
12 1 (0.29%) Perl
12 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 105 (30.43%) Degree
2 18 (5.22%) Postgraduate
3 14 (4.06%) ISEB
4 11 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (2.61%) CISSP
5 9 (2.61%) ISTQB
5 9 (2.61%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.03%) CEH
6 7 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.74%) GIAC
7 6 (1.74%) OSCP
7 6 (1.74%) SANS
8 5 (1.45%) CCNA
8 5 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.16%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.87%) CISA
11 2 (0.58%) ACCA
11 2 (0.58%) CIMA
11 2 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.58%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (14.78%) QA
2 12 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.19%) GDPR
4 4 (1.16%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.16%) ISO 22301
4 4 (1.16%) PMO
4 4 (1.16%) SLA
5 2 (0.58%) GAAP
5 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.29%) GCP
6 1 (0.29%) P3O
System Software
1 24 (6.96%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.32%) Docker
3 4 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.45%) Nessus
1 5 (1.45%) Nexpose
1 5 (1.45%) Nmap
2 3 (0.87%) QRadar
3 2 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.29%) Grafana
4 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.77%) Oracle
3 11 (3.19%) Tableau
4 7 (2.03%) Cisco
4 7 (2.03%) Guidewire
5 6 (1.74%) Google
6 5 (1.45%) Qualys
7 4 (1.16%) Remedy
7 4 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.16%) SAP
8 3 (0.87%) AlienVault
8 3 (0.87%) Juniper
8 3 (0.87%) LogRhythm
8 3 (0.87%) Palo Alto
8 3 (0.87%) Splunk
8 3 (0.87%) Virgin Media
9 2 (0.58%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.58%) Citrix
9 2 (0.58%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.58%) ServiceNow