Period
to 16 January 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 16 January 2021.

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
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 10 9 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 139 294 254
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 14.96% 15.59% 13.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.92% 16.09% 13.82%
Number of salaries quoted 125 234 227
Median annual salary £36,000 £33,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +1.54% -3.27%
10th Percentile £26,400 £23,000 £21,700
90th Percentile £52,500 £46,775 £52,250
UK median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +8.75% -3.61% +3.75%

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 873 1,827 1,838
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.97% 96.87% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 721 1,547 1,547
Median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £61,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -

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 16 January 2021.

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 16 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
South Wales -1 104 £37,250 +11.19% 14
West Wales 0 22 £35,000 +22.81%
North Wales -3 9 £36,000 +6.67% 1
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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 53 (38.13%) SQL
1 53 (38.13%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (35.25%) Finance
3 44 (31.65%) Microsoft
4 30 (21.58%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (21.58%) Test Automation
5 29 (20.86%) Power BI
5 29 (20.86%) Power Platform
6 28 (20.14%) Azure
6 28 (20.14%) Windows
7 22 (15.83%) Process Improvement
7 22 (15.83%) DevOps
8 20 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (14.39%) SQL Server
8 20 (14.39%) Data Modelling
8 20 (14.39%) Selenium
9 18 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (12.23%) Degree
11 16 (11.51%) Python
12 15 (10.79%) C#
12 15 (10.79%) Scrum
13 14 (10.07%) Java
14 13 (9.35%) Advertising
14 13 (9.35%) Project Management
14 13 (9.35%) BDD
14 13 (9.35%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (9.35%) Visual Studio Team System
14 13 (9.35%) SC Cleared
14 13 (9.35%) Security Cleared
14 13 (9.35%) SQL Server 2017

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 7 (5.04%) Confluence
1 7 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (3.60%) FileNet
2 5 (3.60%) LiveCycle
2 5 (3.60%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.16%) IIS
4 2 (1.44%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Maximo
1 2 (1.44%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.72%) Aareon QL
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (0.72%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.72%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.72%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.72%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (20.86%) Power Platform
2 28 (20.14%) Azure
3 11 (7.91%) Office 365
4 4 (2.88%) SaaS
5 2 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.44%) IaaS
5 2 (1.44%) Monitis
5 2 (1.44%) PaaS
6 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.72%) Logic Apps
6 1 (0.72%) Power Automate
6 1 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.32%) DNS
2 5 (3.60%) Firewall
3 4 (2.88%) DHCP
3 4 (2.88%) HTTP
3 4 (2.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.44%) VPN
5 1 (0.72%) LAN
5 1 (0.72%) WAN
5 1 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.86%) Power BI
2 20 (14.39%) SQL Server
3 13 (9.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (9.35%) SQL Server 2017
4 10 (7.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.60%) Tableau
6 3 (2.16%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.16%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.72%) Big Data
8 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.72%) DB2
8 1 (0.72%) EDMS
8 1 (0.72%) MS Access
8 1 (0.72%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 20 (14.39%) Selenium
2 13 (9.35%) SpecFlow
2 13 (9.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (9.35%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (5.04%) JIRA
4 5 (3.60%) Artifactory
4 5 (3.60%) Bitbucket
4 5 (3.60%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.60%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.60%) LoadRunner
4 5 (3.60%) Maven
4 5 (3.60%) NeoLoad
5 4 (2.88%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (2.88%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (2.16%) HP UFT
6 3 (2.16%) JMeter
7 2 (1.44%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.72%) Postman
8 1 (0.72%) Toad
General
1 49 (35.25%) Finance
2 13 (9.35%) Advertising
3 9 (6.47%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.60%) Marketing
5 4 (2.88%) Avionics
5 4 (2.88%) Multimedia
5 4 (2.88%) Retail
6 1 (0.72%) Games
6 1 (0.72%) Law
6 1 (0.72%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.60%) .NET
1 5 (3.60%) JSON
2 4 (2.88%) REST
3 2 (1.44%) CSS
3 2 (1.44%) HTML
3 2 (1.44%) OAuth
3 2 (1.44%) SAML
3 2 (1.44%) XML
3 2 (1.44%) XSLT
4 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.72%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.72%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.72%) Nightwatchjs
4 1 (0.72%) React
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.60%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.88%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.88%) Reference Data
4 3 (2.16%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (2.16%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.16%) User Experience
5 2 (1.44%) iPhone
5 2 (1.44%) PKI
6 1 (0.72%) CMDB
6 1 (0.72%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.72%) EPoS
6 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.72%) mPOS
6 1 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.14%) Windows
2 13 (9.35%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.32%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.88%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.72%) Android
7 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (38.13%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (21.58%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (21.58%) Test Automation
3 22 (15.83%) DevOps
3 22 (15.83%) Process Improvement
4 20 (14.39%) Data Modelling
5 18 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (10.79%) Scrum
7 13 (9.35%) BDD
7 13 (9.35%) Project Management
8 12 (8.63%) Data Analysis
8 12 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (7.91%) Business Analysis
9 11 (7.91%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (7.91%) Requirements Gathering
10 10 (7.19%) Acceptance Criteria
10 10 (7.19%) Visualisation
11 9 (6.47%) Analytics
11 9 (6.47%) Decision-Making
12 8 (5.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 53 (38.13%) SQL
2 16 (11.51%) Python
3 15 (10.79%) C#
4 14 (10.07%) Java
5 10 (7.19%) T-SQL
6 9 (6.47%) C++
6 9 (6.47%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.44%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.44%) VBA
8 1 (0.72%) C
8 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.72%) R
8 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (12.23%) Degree
2 13 (9.35%) SC Cleared
2 13 (9.35%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.76%) ISEB
4 7 (5.04%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.60%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.16%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.72%) APMP
7 1 (0.72%) CBAP
7 1 (0.72%) CISMP
7 1 (0.72%) IIBA
7 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.16%) Data Quality
1 3 (2.16%) GDPR
1 3 (2.16%) PMO
1 3 (2.16%) QA
1 3 (2.16%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (8.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.16%) BitLocker
2 3 (2.16%) vSphere
3 2 (1.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.72%) Firmware
4 1 (0.72%) IAG
4 1 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.16%) SCCM
2 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.44%) Nagios
2 2 (1.44%) Nessus
2 2 (1.44%) OpenVAS
2 2 (1.44%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 44 (31.65%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.91%) Cognos
3 9 (6.47%) Alteryx
3 9 (6.47%) IBM
4 8 (5.76%) VMware
5 5 (3.60%) Adobe
5 5 (3.60%) Cisco
5 5 (3.60%) ILOG
5 5 (3.60%) Kofax
5 5 (3.60%) SolarWinds
6 3 (2.16%) Citrix
6 3 (2.16%) SAP
7 2 (1.44%) Dynatrace
7 2 (1.44%) IFS
7 2 (1.44%) Oracle
7 2 (1.44%) Remedy
8 1 (0.72%) Apple
8 1 (0.72%) Castleton
8 1 (0.72%) HP
8 1 (0.72%) McAfee