Period
to 22 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 10 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 313 282 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.51% 14.45% 17.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.99% 14.80% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 247 249 433
Wales median annual salary £31,500 £33,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +1.54% +1.17%
10th Percentile £21,500 £20,750 £20,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £44,150
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 1,957 1,905 2,523
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 97.59% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,617 1,649 2,180
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £24,400 £23,000 £21,975
90th Percentile £61,070 £56,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 22 October 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 22 October 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 0 226 £32,000 -4.48% 46
Mid Wales +3 36 £27,500 -36.05%
West Wales +6 28 £35,000 +27.27% 3
North Wales -1 22 £30,000 +8.12% 4
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 92 (29.39%) SQL
2 89 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (23.32%) Degree
4 69 (22.04%) Finance
5 57 (18.21%) Analytical Skills
6 54 (17.25%) ITIL
7 52 (16.61%) Microsoft
8 43 (13.74%) Management Information System
8 43 (13.74%) Business Analysis
9 39 (12.46%) Java
10 38 (12.14%) Process Improvement
11 37 (11.82%) Windows
12 35 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
12 35 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
13 32 (10.22%) Active Directory
14 31 (9.90%) JavaScript
14 31 (9.90%) SQL Server
15 30 (9.58%) Business Process Improvement
15 30 (9.58%) Relational Database
16 29 (9.27%) QA
17 27 (8.63%) Office 365
17 27 (8.63%) User Stories
17 27 (8.63%) Validation
18 26 (8.31%) Continuous Improvement
19 25 (7.99%) Test Automation
20 24 (7.67%) Project Management
21 23 (7.35%) XML
21 23 (7.35%) Mentoring
22 22 (7.03%) CRM
22 22 (7.03%) ERP

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 10 (3.19%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (2.24%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.28%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.28%) Confluence
4 3 (0.96%) Appian
4 3 (0.96%) CMS
5 2 (0.64%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.64%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.32%) IIS
6 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.32%) SAS
6 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (5.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 18 (5.75%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.88%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.92%) SAP ERP
2 5 (1.60%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.96%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.96%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.64%) Sage X3
4 2 (0.64%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.64%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.32%) assyst
5 1 (0.32%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.63%) Office 365
2 14 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.24%) Google Analytics
4 6 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.60%) MailChimp
6 2 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.32%) SaaS
7 1 (0.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.11%) LAN
2 10 (3.19%) DHCP
2 10 (3.19%) DNS
3 9 (2.88%) WAN
4 7 (2.24%) ADSL
5 4 (1.28%) Skype
6 3 (0.96%) Firewall
7 2 (0.64%) Internet
7 2 (0.64%) SNMP
7 2 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.64%) VPN
8 1 (0.32%) DMZ
8 1 (0.32%) Intranet
8 1 (0.32%) IPsec
8 1 (0.32%) MPLS
8 1 (0.32%) SMS
8 1 (0.32%) VLAN
8 1 (0.32%) VoIP
8 1 (0.32%) Wireless
8 1 (0.32%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.58%) Relational Database
3 20 (6.39%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (6.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (3.51%) Power BI
5 11 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (2.24%) MS Access
7 7 (2.24%) QlikView
7 7 (2.24%) Redis
8 4 (1.28%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.64%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.64%) Big Data
9 2 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.64%) Pentaho
9 2 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.64%) Presto
9 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.15%) Selenium
2 7 (2.24%) JIRA
2 7 (2.24%) Liquibase
3 3 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.64%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.64%) Protractor
5 1 (0.32%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.32%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.32%) JMeter
5 1 (0.32%) JUnit
5 1 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.32%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.32%) Spock
5 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.32%) WebDriver
General
1 69 (22.04%) Finance
2 18 (5.75%) Banking
3 17 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.15%) Marketing
5 12 (3.83%) Retail
6 8 (2.56%) Billing
7 7 (2.24%) Legal
8 6 (1.92%) Advertising
9 5 (1.60%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.60%) Welsh Language
10 3 (0.96%) Back Office
11 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.32%) Games
11 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.35%) XML
2 21 (6.71%) HTML
3 20 (6.39%) Web Services
4 17 (5.43%) SOAP
5 12 (3.83%) .NET
5 12 (3.83%) REST
6 10 (3.19%) Spring
7 9 (2.88%) Hibernate
8 8 (2.56%) Spring Boot
9 7 (2.24%) J2EE
9 7 (2.24%) JSP
9 7 (2.24%) Struts
9 7 (2.24%) Thymeleaf
10 5 (1.60%) CGI
11 3 (0.96%) HTML5
12 2 (0.64%) AngularJS
12 2 (0.64%) CSS
13 1 (0.32%) COM
13 1 (0.32%) Velocity
13 1 (0.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 57 (18.21%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (13.74%) Management Information System
3 20 (6.39%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.15%) Driving Licence
4 13 (4.15%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (3.51%) Data Structures
5 11 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.92%) Fintech
7 4 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.96%) AS400
8 3 (0.96%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (0.96%) User Experience
9 2 (0.64%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.64%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.32%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.32%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.32%) NHS
10 1 (0.32%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.82%) Windows
2 14 (4.47%) Windows 10
3 10 (3.19%) Windows 7
4 6 (1.92%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.28%) Linux
5 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.96%) Android
6 3 (0.96%) Unix
6 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.64%) VMS
7 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (17.25%) ITIL
3 43 (13.74%) Business Analysis
4 38 (12.14%) Process Improvement
5 35 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (9.58%) Business Process Improvement
7 27 (8.63%) User Stories
7 27 (8.63%) Validation
8 26 (8.31%) Continuous Improvement
9 25 (7.99%) Test Automation
10 24 (7.67%) Project Management
11 23 (7.35%) Mentoring
12 22 (7.03%) CRM
12 22 (7.03%) ERP
12 22 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (6.71%) Decision-Making
13 21 (6.71%) Release Management
14 20 (6.39%) Analytics
14 20 (6.39%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 92 (29.39%) SQL
2 39 (12.46%) Java
3 31 (9.90%) JavaScript
4 12 (3.83%) C#
5 10 (3.19%) PHP
5 10 (3.19%) VB.NET
6 6 (1.92%) C
6 6 (1.92%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.60%) Java 8
8 4 (1.28%) VBA
9 3 (0.96%) Erlang
9 3 (0.96%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.64%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.64%) Python
11 1 (0.32%) Go
11 1 (0.32%) Jython
11 1 (0.32%) Perl
11 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.32%) Ruby
11 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 73 (23.32%) Degree
2 11 (3.51%) ISEB
3 10 (3.19%) Postgraduate
3 10 (3.19%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.88%) CISSP
4 9 (2.88%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.24%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.92%) CEH
6 6 (1.92%) GIAC
6 6 (1.92%) SANS
7 5 (1.60%) OSCP
8 2 (0.64%) ACCA
8 2 (0.64%) CIMA
8 2 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.32%) CCNA
9 1 (0.32%) CISA
9 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.32%) CISM
9 1 (0.32%) ECDL
9 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.27%) QA
2 9 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.56%) GDPR
3 8 (2.56%) SLA
4 5 (1.60%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.64%) GAAP
5 2 (0.64%) PMO
6 1 (0.32%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.32%) P3O
System Software
1 32 (10.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.56%) Docker
3 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (1.60%) Nessus
1 5 (1.60%) Nexpose
1 5 (1.60%) Nmap
2 2 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.32%) QRadar
3 1 (0.32%) SCCM
3 1 (0.32%) SCOM
3 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 52 (16.61%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.11%) Tableau
3 14 (4.47%) SAP
4 13 (4.15%) Oracle
5 7 (2.24%) Google
5 7 (2.24%) Guidewire
5 7 (2.24%) VMware
6 5 (1.60%) Citrix
6 5 (1.60%) Qualys
6 5 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.28%) Remedy
8 3 (0.96%) Cisco
8 3 (0.96%) Cognos
9 2 (0.64%) Adobe
9 2 (0.64%) Apple
9 2 (0.64%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.64%) Sage
10 1 (0.32%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.32%) IBM
10 1 (0.32%) Juniper