Period
to 7 July 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 6 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 204 296 342
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 16.19% 16.82% 17.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.80% 17.64% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 175 268 262
Median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £49,500 £52,500 £43,975
UK median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 1,214 1,678 1,856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.35% 95.34% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,032 1,439 1,547
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,725
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,600 £57,946
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 0 162 £37,000 +5.71% 12
West Wales +5 35 £29,000 +13.73% 2
Mid Wales -1 4 - -
North Wales -13 3 £31,500 -30.00%
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 76 (37.25%) Finance
2 51 (25.00%) SQL
3 45 (22.06%) Windows
4 44 (21.57%) Test Automation
5 41 (20.10%) Microsoft
6 36 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (16.67%) Selenium
8 33 (16.18%) Active Directory
9 29 (14.22%) Advertising
9 29 (14.22%) Office 365
10 26 (12.75%) Cybersecurity
10 26 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (12.25%) Problem-Solving
11 25 (12.25%) Degree
11 25 (12.25%) Information Security
12 24 (11.76%) ISTQB
12 24 (11.76%) Azure
12 24 (11.76%) Security Operations
13 23 (11.27%) Firewall
14 22 (10.78%) ISEB
15 21 (10.29%) Linux
15 21 (10.29%) ITIL
15 21 (10.29%) WebDriver
15 21 (10.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 20 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
17 19 (9.31%) Microsoft Excel
17 19 (9.31%) Microsoft Office
17 19 (9.31%) Management Information System
17 19 (9.31%) SIEM
18 18 (8.82%) Power BI

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 9 (4.41%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.43%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.94%) JBoss
3 6 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (9.31%) Microsoft Excel
1 19 (9.31%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (7.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (6.86%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.49%) MFGPRO
2 1 (0.49%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.49%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.22%) Office 365
2 24 (11.76%) Azure
3 18 (8.82%) Power Platform
4 15 (7.35%) AWS
5 14 (6.86%) Logic Apps
6 3 (1.47%) BrowserStack
6 3 (1.47%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.27%) Firewall
2 14 (6.86%) DKIM
2 14 (6.86%) DMARC
2 14 (6.86%) DNS
2 14 (6.86%) TCP/IP
2 14 (6.86%) Wireshark
3 3 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.49%) Internet
4 1 (0.49%) SAN
4 1 (0.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.82%) Power BI
2 15 (7.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.96%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.98%) Big Data
5 2 (0.98%) MySQL
5 2 (0.98%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (16.67%) Selenium
2 21 (10.29%) WebDriver
3 14 (6.86%) Metasploit
4 13 (6.37%) JIRA
4 13 (6.37%) Zephyr
5 12 (5.88%) SoapUI
6 11 (5.39%) Cucumber
6 11 (5.39%) Jenkins
7 8 (3.92%) Git (software)
7 8 (3.92%) JMeter
8 7 (3.43%) GoCD
8 7 (3.43%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (3.43%) Postman
8 7 (3.43%) SpecFlow
8 7 (3.43%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.96%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.96%) Mocha
9 4 (1.96%) Protractor
9 4 (1.96%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 76 (37.25%) Finance
2 29 (14.22%) Advertising
3 16 (7.84%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.45%) Banking
4 5 (2.45%) Games
4 5 (2.45%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.47%) Legal
5 3 (1.47%) Marketing
6 2 (0.98%) Retail
7 1 (0.49%) Automotive
7 1 (0.49%) Billing
7 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.86%) Web Services
2 11 (5.39%) Middleware
3 7 (3.43%) .NET
4 3 (1.47%) HTML
5 2 (0.98%) CSS
5 2 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.49%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.49%) REST
6 1 (0.49%) SOAP
6 1 (0.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.31%) Management Information System
3 15 (7.35%) Cyberthreat
4 14 (6.86%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (2.94%) PKI
6 4 (1.96%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.47%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.47%) iSeries
8 2 (0.98%) Handset
8 2 (0.98%) iPad
9 1 (0.49%) CMDB
9 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.49%) Home Automation
9 1 (0.49%) iPhone
9 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.49%) Tandem
9 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (22.06%) Windows
2 21 (10.29%) Linux
3 17 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 14 (6.86%) Kali Linux
5 8 (3.92%) Windows 10
6 6 (2.94%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.98%) Unix
8 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.57%) Test Automation
2 36 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (12.75%) Cybersecurity
4 25 (12.25%) Information Security
4 25 (12.25%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (11.76%) Security Operations
6 21 (10.29%) ITIL
7 20 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (9.31%) SIEM
9 18 (8.82%) Software Testing
10 17 (8.33%) Analytics
11 16 (7.84%) Penetration Testing
12 15 (7.35%) Cyber Intelligence
12 15 (7.35%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 15 (7.35%) Threat Intelligence
12 15 (7.35%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 14 (6.86%) Data Privacy
13 14 (6.86%) Database Security
13 14 (6.86%) Malware Reverse Engineering
13 14 (6.86%) Purple Team
Programming Languages
1 51 (25.00%) SQL
2 18 (8.82%) C#
3 16 (7.84%) Java
3 16 (7.84%) VBA
4 15 (7.35%) Bash Shell
5 14 (6.86%) PowerShell
6 10 (4.90%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.94%) Python
7 6 (2.94%) R
7 6 (2.94%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.96%) C
8 4 (1.96%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.49%) PHP
9 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.49%) Progress 4GL
9 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (12.25%) Degree
2 24 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 22 (10.78%) ISEB
4 21 (10.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (7.35%) CREST Certified
5 15 (7.35%) SANS
6 14 (6.86%) GCIA
6 14 (6.86%) GCIH
7 8 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.47%) CBAP
9 2 (0.98%) CEH
9 2 (0.98%) CISSP
9 2 (0.98%) IIBA
9 2 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.49%) CISM
10 1 (0.49%) CISMP
10 1 (0.49%) MCDST
10 1 (0.49%) PhD
10 1 (0.49%) Tigerscheme
10 1 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 9 (4.41%) SLA
3 7 (3.43%) QA
4 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.49%) GDPR
5 1 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 33 (16.18%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.86%) Snort
3 13 (6.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.96%) Docker
5 3 (1.47%) vSphere
6 2 (0.98%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.98%) Firmware
6 2 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.98%) XenApp
7 1 (0.49%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (3.43%) Ansible
1 7 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (3.43%) Puppet
2 4 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.47%) Nessus
4 2 (0.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (20.10%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.84%) VMware
3 12 (5.88%) IBM
4 10 (4.90%) Avaya
5 7 (3.43%) Rapid7
6 5 (2.45%) Cisco
7 4 (1.96%) Citrix
7 4 (1.96%) Guidewire
7 4 (1.96%) Oracle
8 3 (1.47%) Apple
8 3 (1.47%) Tableau
9 2 (0.98%) Becrypt
9 2 (0.98%) HP
9 2 (0.98%) McAfee
9 2 (0.98%) Mitel
9 2 (0.98%) MobileIron
9 2 (0.98%) Remedy
9 2 (0.98%) Sophos
10 1 (0.49%) QAD
10 1 (0.49%) Sparx