Period
to 26 July 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 11 9 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 201 171 300
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 14.31% 14.79% 16.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.75% 15.42% 17.58%
Number of salaries quoted 133 135 270
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,000 £23,500
25th Percentile £25,750 £27,125 £27,818
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.29% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £40,000 £42,875 £46,000
90th Percentile £51,000 £48,250 £52,500
UK median annual salary £44,345 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.78% +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 1,276 1,109 1,706
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.82% 95.93% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 920 944 1,480
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,225
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £60,700 £60,000 £57,775
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -3 150 £33,500 -8.22% 23
West Wales -14 35 £35,500 +17.18% 2
Mid Wales -6 7 - - 1
North Wales +3 6 £30,750 -2.38% 4
Dyfed - 1 - -
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 83 (41.29%) Finance
2 75 (37.31%) Microsoft
3 74 (36.82%) Social Skills
4 50 (24.88%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (16.42%) SLA
5 33 (16.42%) SQL
6 29 (14.43%) Advertising
7 27 (13.43%) Microsoft Excel
8 26 (12.94%) Windows
9 25 (12.44%) Microsoft Office
10 24 (11.94%) Active Directory
10 24 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (11.44%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (11.44%) ITIL
11 23 (11.44%) Requirements Gathering
12 22 (10.95%) DevOps
13 21 (10.45%) C#
13 21 (10.45%) SC Cleared
13 21 (10.45%) Security Cleared
14 20 (9.95%) Azure
15 19 (9.45%) Welsh Language
15 19 (9.45%) SQL Server
15 19 (9.45%) .NET
15 19 (9.45%) Power BI
15 19 (9.45%) Power Platform
16 18 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
16 18 (8.96%) Scrum
17 17 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (8.46%) Microsoft 365
18 16 (7.96%) Service Management

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 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.49%) CMS
2 3 (1.49%) Confluence
3 2 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.00%) FileNet
3 2 (1.00%) LiveCycle
3 2 (1.00%) Moodle
3 2 (1.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.50%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (13.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (12.44%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (3.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.49%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.49%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.00%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (1.00%) Sage X3
3 2 (1.00%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.50%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.95%) Azure
2 19 (9.45%) Power Platform
3 17 (8.46%) Microsoft 365
4 8 (3.98%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (2.99%) Snowflake
6 5 (2.49%) Google Workspace
7 4 (1.99%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (1.99%) Azure Stack
8 2 (1.00%) BlazeMeter
8 2 (1.00%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.50%) AWS
9 1 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.50%) GitHub
9 1 (0.50%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.50%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.50%) SaaS
9 1 (0.50%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.49%) DNS
1 5 (2.49%) Firewall
1 5 (2.49%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.00%) DHCP
4 1 (0.50%) SMS
4 1 (0.50%) VoIP
4 1 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.45%) Power BI
1 19 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.97%) Tableau
3 8 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.99%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.99%) Data Lake
5 4 (1.99%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.00%) Big Data
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.50%) MySQL
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (4.98%) JIRA
2 6 (2.99%) Selenium
3 4 (1.99%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.99%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.00%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.00%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.00%) JMeter
4 2 (1.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.00%) LSMW
4 2 (1.00%) Maven
4 2 (1.00%) NeoLoad
4 2 (1.00%) Postman
4 2 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.50%) Protractor
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.50%) WebDriver
General
1 83 (41.29%) Finance
2 74 (36.82%) Social Skills
3 29 (14.43%) Advertising
4 19 (9.45%) Welsh Language
5 17 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.98%) Manufacturing
7 9 (4.48%) Influencing Skills
7 9 (4.48%) Law
8 7 (3.48%) Multimedia
9 5 (2.49%) Banking
9 5 (2.49%) Organisational Skills
9 5 (2.49%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.99%) Presentation Skills
10 4 (1.99%) Retail
11 3 (1.49%) Documentation Skills
11 3 (1.49%) Public Sector
12 2 (1.00%) Legal
13 1 (0.50%) Local Government
13 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.45%) .NET
2 6 (2.99%) Kafka
3 2 (1.00%) ADO
3 2 (1.00%) JSON
3 2 (1.00%) SAP ALE
3 2 (1.00%) SAP Fiori
3 2 (1.00%) SAPUI5
3 2 (1.00%) Web Services
3 2 (1.00%) XML
3 2 (1.00%) XSLT
4 1 (0.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.50%) COM
4 1 (0.50%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.96%) CMDB
2 6 (2.99%) Driving Licence
3 4 (1.99%) User Experience
4 3 (1.49%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.49%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.49%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.50%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.50%) Legacy Applications
6 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.94%) Windows
2 8 (3.98%) Windows 10
2 8 (3.98%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.99%) Linux
4 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (24.88%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (11.44%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (11.44%) ITIL
3 23 (11.44%) Requirements Gathering
4 22 (10.95%) DevOps
5 18 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (8.96%) Scrum
6 16 (7.96%) Service Management
7 14 (6.97%) Analytics
7 14 (6.97%) Business Analysis
8 13 (6.47%) Product Strategy
8 13 (6.47%) Project Management
8 13 (6.47%) Test Automation
9 12 (5.97%) Kanban
10 11 (5.47%) Risk Management
10 11 (5.47%) SDLC
11 10 (4.98%) Information Security
12 9 (4.48%) Cybersecurity
13 8 (3.98%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (16.42%) SQL
2 21 (10.45%) C#
3 16 (7.96%) VB.NET
4 11 (5.47%) Python
5 9 (4.48%) Java
6 6 (2.99%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.00%) Delphi
7 2 (1.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.00%) VBA
8 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.50%) C
8 1 (0.50%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (10.45%) SC Cleared
1 21 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.96%) Degree
3 9 (4.48%) ISTQB
4 8 (3.98%) A+ Certification
4 8 (3.98%) ISEB
5 7 (3.48%) CISA
5 7 (3.48%) CISM
6 6 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.99%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.99%) PMP
8 3 (1.49%) APMP
8 3 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.00%) CBAP
9 2 (1.00%) IIBA
9 2 (1.00%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.50%) CEH
10 1 (0.50%) OSCP
10 1 (0.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (16.42%) SLA
2 12 (5.97%) QA
3 10 (4.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (3.98%) GDPR
5 7 (3.48%) Data Quality
6 6 (2.99%) PMO
7 2 (1.00%) GRC
8 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (11.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.49%) BitLocker
2 3 (1.49%) Firmware
3 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.99%) SCCM
2 2 (1.00%) QRadar
3 1 (0.50%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 75 (37.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.98%) Databricks
3 8 (3.98%) Cisco
3 8 (3.98%) Oracle
4 5 (2.49%) SAP
5 4 (1.99%) Clearswift
5 4 (1.99%) Darktrace
5 4 (1.99%) Remedy
5 4 (1.99%) Sophos
5 4 (1.99%) VMware
6 3 (1.49%) Apple
6 3 (1.49%) Becrypt
6 3 (1.49%) Citrix
6 3 (1.49%) HP
6 3 (1.49%) McAfee
6 3 (1.49%) MobileIron
7 2 (1.00%) Adobe
7 2 (1.00%) IBM
7 2 (1.00%) ILOG
7 2 (1.00%) Sage