Period
to 24 October 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

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
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 96 303 316
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 13.06% 16.27% 15.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.66% 17.01% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 85 248 247
Median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +7.94% -5.97%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,675 £21,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,825 £47,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 703 1,781 1,967
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.65% 95.65% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 625 1,494 1,620
Median annual salary £43,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.45% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £62,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.17%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Wales

Analyst
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in Wales.

Salary trend for Analyst in Wales

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in Wales over the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

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 24 October 2020. 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 -1 81 £35,500 +1.43% 10
West Wales -8 13 £27,500 -16.67% 2
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, 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 38 (39.58%) SQL
2 37 (38.54%) Finance
3 34 (35.42%) Microsoft
4 28 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (27.08%) Azure
6 23 (23.96%) Windows
7 22 (22.92%) Test Automation
8 18 (18.75%) Active Directory
9 17 (17.71%) Selenium
10 16 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (15.63%) Power BI
11 15 (15.63%) Power Platform
12 14 (14.58%) Information Security
12 14 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (14.58%) Office 365
13 13 (13.54%) Process Improvement
13 13 (13.54%) SIEM
13 13 (13.54%) SQL Server
13 13 (13.54%) Firewall
14 12 (12.50%) Scrum
14 12 (12.50%) DNS
14 12 (12.50%) Analytics
14 12 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 12 (12.50%) DevOps
15 11 (11.46%) Data Privacy
15 11 (11.46%) BDD
15 11 (11.46%) Security Testing
15 11 (11.46%) TCP/IP
15 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Excel
15 11 (11.46%) Penetration Testing

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 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.08%) IIS
2 2 (2.08%) SAS
3 1 (1.04%) CMS
3 1 (1.04%) Confluence
3 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (7.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (9.38%) Sentinel
2 2 (2.08%) Maximo
2 2 (2.08%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.04%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 26 (27.08%) Azure
2 15 (15.63%) Power Platform
3 14 (14.58%) Office 365
4 10 (10.42%) Logic Apps
5 9 (9.38%) AWS
6 2 (2.08%) Monitis
7 1 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.04%) Power Automate
7 1 (1.04%) SaaS
7 1 (1.04%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (1.04%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.54%) Firewall
2 12 (12.50%) DNS
3 11 (11.46%) TCP/IP
4 9 (9.38%) DKIM
4 9 (9.38%) DMARC
4 9 (9.38%) Wireshark
5 3 (3.13%) DHCP
6 1 (1.04%) Internet
6 1 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.04%) VPN
6 1 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.63%) Power BI
2 13 (13.54%) SQL Server
3 10 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (10.42%) SQL Server 2017
4 8 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.17%) Tableau
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.04%) Big Data
8 1 (1.04%) DB2
8 1 (1.04%) EDMS
8 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (1.04%) MS Access
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.04%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 17 (17.71%) Selenium
2 10 (10.42%) SpecFlow
2 10 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (10.42%) Visual Studio Team System
3 9 (9.38%) Metasploit
4 3 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.08%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.08%) NeoLoad
5 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.04%) Burp Suite
6 1 (1.04%) Cypress.io
6 1 (1.04%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.04%) JIRA
6 1 (1.04%) JMeter
6 1 (1.04%) Postman
6 1 (1.04%) TestCafe
6 1 (1.04%) Toad
General
1 37 (38.54%) Finance
2 10 (10.42%) Advertising
2 10 (10.42%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.13%) Retail
4 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.04%) Games
5 1 (1.04%) Marketing
5 1 (1.04%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.38%) Web Services
2 5 (5.21%) .NET
3 1 (1.04%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.04%) Nightwatchjs
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.38%) Cyberthreat
2 9 (9.38%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (7.29%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.08%) iPhone
6 1 (1.04%) Apple TV
6 1 (1.04%) CMDB
6 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.04%) Media Streaming
6 1 (1.04%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.04%) Tandem
6 1 (1.04%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.04%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.96%) Windows
2 10 (10.42%) Linux
3 9 (9.38%) Kali Linux
4 7 (7.29%) Windows Server
5 6 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.08%) Android
7 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.04%) Android TV
8 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.92%) Test Automation
3 16 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (14.58%) Information Security
5 13 (13.54%) Process Improvement
5 13 (13.54%) SIEM
6 12 (12.50%) Analytics
6 12 (12.50%) DevOps
6 12 (12.50%) Scrum
6 12 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 11 (11.46%) BDD
7 11 (11.46%) Data Privacy
7 11 (11.46%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (11.46%) Security Testing
8 9 (9.38%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 9 (9.38%) Database Security
8 9 (9.38%) Reverse Engineering
8 9 (9.38%) Security Operations
8 9 (9.38%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 38 (39.58%) SQL
2 9 (9.38%) Bash Shell
3 6 (6.25%) C#
3 6 (6.25%) VBA
4 5 (5.21%) Java
4 5 (5.21%) Python
5 2 (2.08%) C
5 2 (2.08%) C++
5 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.08%) R
5 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) CREST Certified
1 9 (9.38%) GCIA
1 9 (9.38%) GCIH
1 9 (9.38%) SANS
2 8 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (2.08%) CEH
3 2 (2.08%) CISMP
3 2 (2.08%) ISEB
4 1 (1.04%) APMP
4 1 (1.04%) CBAP
4 1 (1.04%) CISSP
4 1 (1.04%) IIBA
4 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.04%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (4.17%) SLA
3 3 (3.13%) GDPR
4 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.08%) PMO
5 1 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 18 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.38%) Snort
3 6 (6.25%) vSphere
4 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.08%) XenApp
6 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.04%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (2.08%) Nagios
1 2 (2.08%) Pingdom
1 2 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.42%) VMware
3 6 (6.25%) Citrix
4 5 (5.21%) Cisco
5 3 (3.13%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.08%) Avaya
6 2 (2.08%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.08%) Dynatrace
7 1 (1.04%) Apple
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle
7 1 (1.04%) Roku
7 1 (1.04%) SAP
7 1 (1.04%) Sparx