Period
to 23 June 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £32,837 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 12 5
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 338 303 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 17.93% 14.57% 19.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.61% 15.01% 19.95%
Number of salaries quoted 260 288 481
Wales median annual salary £32,837 £34,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.42% +11.48% -6.15%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,500 £19,500
90th Percentile £43,775 £43,750 £45,000
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 1,816 2,018 2,631
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.34% 97.02% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,509 1,710 2,237
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £24,400 £23,225 £21,996
90th Percentile £57,500 £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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +3 215 £32,500 -5.80% 26
Mid Wales -2 63 £27,500 -36.05% 3
West Wales +32 53 £35,000 -1.41% 4
North Wales -15 7 £35,000 +16.67% 1
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 106 (31.36%) SQL
2 100 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (27.81%) Degree
4 89 (26.33%) Finance
5 81 (23.96%) ITIL
6 79 (23.37%) Analytical Skills
7 70 (20.71%) Management Information System
8 64 (18.93%) Microsoft
9 57 (16.86%) Process Improvement
10 54 (15.98%) JavaScript
11 53 (15.68%) Business Analysis
12 50 (14.79%) Business Process Improvement
13 46 (13.61%) Problem-Solving
14 43 (12.72%) Project Management
15 42 (12.43%) QA
15 42 (12.43%) Mentoring
16 41 (12.13%) Relational Database
17 35 (10.36%) Windows
18 31 (9.17%) SQL Server
18 31 (9.17%) Test Automation
18 31 (9.17%) Decision-Making
19 30 (8.88%) Continuous Improvement
19 30 (8.88%) XML
19 30 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
20 29 (8.58%) Enterprise Software
20 29 (8.58%) Release Management
21 27 (7.99%) User Stories
21 27 (7.99%) Validation
22 26 (7.69%) HTML
22 26 (7.69%) Java

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 15 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
1 15 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (1.18%) CMS
3 4 (1.18%) IIS
4 3 (0.89%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.89%) SAS
4 3 (0.89%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.30%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (6.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 21 (6.21%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.37%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.30%) Autodesk Inventor
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.30%) assyst
3 1 (0.30%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.30%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.80%) Office 365
2 10 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.18%) SaaS
4 2 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.59%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.30%) Dropbox
5 1 (0.30%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.30%) Slack
5 1 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.96%) DHCP
1 10 (2.96%) DNS
2 7 (2.07%) LAN
2 7 (2.07%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.48%) ADSL
3 5 (1.48%) Firewall
4 3 (0.89%) VLAN
5 2 (0.59%) HTTP
5 2 (0.59%) Internet
5 2 (0.59%) Skype
5 2 (0.59%) VoIP
5 2 (0.59%) VPN
5 2 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.30%) DMZ
6 1 (0.30%) Intranet
6 1 (0.30%) SAN
6 1 (0.30%) SMS
6 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.30%) WAN
6 1 (0.30%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.13%) Relational Database
2 31 (9.17%) SQL Server
3 24 (7.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (6.51%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (5.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (4.14%) Power BI
8 10 (2.96%) MySQL
9 8 (2.37%) Big Data
9 8 (2.37%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (2.07%) PerformancePoint
11 6 (1.78%) MS Access
12 4 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.89%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.89%) QlikView
13 3 (0.89%) Redis
14 2 (0.59%) Pentaho
14 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (4.44%) Selenium
2 10 (2.96%) JIRA
3 9 (2.66%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.89%) Jasmine
4 3 (0.89%) JIRA Agile
4 3 (0.89%) JMeter
4 3 (0.89%) Liquibase
4 3 (0.89%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.59%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.30%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.30%) JUnit
6 1 (0.30%) NUnit
6 1 (0.30%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.30%) Subversion
6 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.30%) WebDriver
General
1 89 (26.33%) Finance
2 17 (5.03%) Retail
3 12 (3.55%) Legal
4 10 (2.96%) Advertising
5 9 (2.66%) Banking
6 8 (2.37%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.37%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.48%) Back Office
7 5 (1.48%) Welsh Language
8 3 (0.89%) Billing
8 3 (0.89%) Marketing
9 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.30%) Automotive
10 1 (0.30%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.88%) XML
2 26 (7.69%) HTML
3 22 (6.51%) SOAP
3 22 (6.51%) Web Services
4 18 (5.33%) REST
5 15 (4.44%) CSS
6 13 (3.85%) .NET
7 4 (1.18%) Mason
8 3 (0.89%) CGI
8 3 (0.89%) Hibernate
8 3 (0.89%) J2EE
8 3 (0.89%) JSP
8 3 (0.89%) Spring
8 3 (0.89%) Spring Boot
8 3 (0.89%) Struts
8 3 (0.89%) Thymeleaf
9 2 (0.59%) RESTful
10 1 (0.30%) COM
10 1 (0.30%) HTML5
10 1 (0.30%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 79 (23.37%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (20.71%) Management Information System
3 29 (8.58%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (5.33%) Driving Licence
5 17 (5.03%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.85%) Data Structures
6 13 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (2.07%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.48%) Fintech
9 4 (1.18%) AS400
9 4 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.18%) EPoS
10 3 (0.89%) iSeries
10 3 (0.89%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.89%) User Experience
11 2 (0.59%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.59%) iPhone
12 1 (0.30%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.30%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.36%) Windows
2 12 (3.55%) Windows 10
3 8 (2.37%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.07%) Linux
5 6 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.48%) Unix
6 5 (1.48%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.18%) Android
8 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.59%) Solaris
10 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (23.96%) ITIL
3 57 (16.86%) Process Improvement
4 53 (15.68%) Business Analysis
5 50 (14.79%) Business Process Improvement
6 46 (13.61%) Problem-Solving
7 43 (12.72%) Project Management
8 42 (12.43%) Mentoring
9 31 (9.17%) Decision-Making
9 31 (9.17%) Test Automation
10 30 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
10 30 (8.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 29 (8.58%) Release Management
12 27 (7.99%) User Stories
12 27 (7.99%) Validation
13 23 (6.80%) ETL
13 23 (6.80%) Waterfall
14 22 (6.51%) Service Management
14 22 (6.51%) Time Management
15 21 (6.21%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 106 (31.36%) SQL
2 54 (15.98%) JavaScript
3 26 (7.69%) Java
4 17 (5.03%) C#
5 10 (2.96%) T-SQL
6 9 (2.66%) PHP
6 9 (2.66%) VB.NET
7 8 (2.37%) VBA
8 7 (2.07%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.78%) Java 8
10 5 (1.48%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.18%) Erlang
11 4 (1.18%) Python
11 4 (1.18%) RPG
12 3 (0.89%) C
13 2 (0.59%) Julia
13 2 (0.59%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.59%) R
14 1 (0.30%) C++
14 1 (0.30%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 94 (27.81%) Degree
2 22 (6.51%) ITIL Certification
3 15 (4.44%) Postgraduate
4 12 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.96%) ISEB
6 9 (2.66%) CISSP
7 8 (2.37%) ISTQB
8 7 (2.07%) CEH
8 7 (2.07%) Security Cleared
9 6 (1.78%) CCNA
9 6 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.78%) GIAC
9 6 (1.78%) OSCP
9 6 (1.78%) SANS
10 3 (0.89%) CISA
10 3 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.89%) MCDST
10 3 (0.89%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.59%) CCNP
11 2 (0.59%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (12.43%) QA
2 12 (3.55%) GDPR
3 11 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.66%) Data Quality
4 9 (2.66%) SLA
5 4 (1.18%) ISO 22301
6 3 (0.89%) PMO
7 2 (0.59%) GAAP
8 1 (0.30%) P3O
8 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (6.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.48%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.89%) Docker
4 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.48%) Nessus
1 5 (1.48%) Nexpose
1 5 (1.48%) Nmap
2 3 (0.89%) QRadar
2 3 (0.89%) SCCM
3 2 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.30%) Grafana
4 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.30%) SCSM
Vendors
1 64 (18.93%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.44%) Oracle
3 8 (2.37%) Cisco
4 6 (1.78%) SAP
5 5 (1.48%) Qualys
5 5 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.48%) Tableau
6 4 (1.18%) Citrix
7 3 (0.89%) AlienVault
7 3 (0.89%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.89%) Google
7 3 (0.89%) Guidewire
7 3 (0.89%) Juniper
7 3 (0.89%) LogRhythm
7 3 (0.89%) Palo Alto
7 3 (0.89%) Splunk
7 3 (0.89%) Virgin Media
8 2 (0.59%) Meraki
8 2 (0.59%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.59%) VMware