Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 280 323 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.05% 15.75% 18.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.60% 16.19% 19.49%
Number of salaries quoted 228 279 460
Wales median annual salary £32,000 £33,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.48% +3.08% +3.17%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £19,975
90th Percentile £46,650 £45,000 £42,500
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 1,918 1,995 2,525
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 97.27% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,589 1,712 2,191
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,200 £23,025 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £55,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -1 228 £32,500 -2.99% 35
North Wales -1 20 £30,000 -0.33% 3
Mid Wales +11 17 - - 1
West Wales -13 14 £30,000 -4.00%
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 78 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (26.79%) SQL
3 60 (21.43%) Finance
4 51 (18.21%) Business Analysis
5 47 (16.79%) Degree
5 47 (16.79%) Analytical Skills
6 46 (16.43%) Microsoft
7 44 (15.71%) Windows
8 41 (14.64%) Active Directory
9 37 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
10 35 (12.50%) ITIL
11 34 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
12 33 (11.79%) Java
13 32 (11.43%) Project Management
14 29 (10.36%) Stakeholder Management
15 27 (9.64%) Management Information System
16 26 (9.29%) SQL Server
16 26 (9.29%) Analytics
17 23 (8.21%) Office 365
17 23 (8.21%) Process Improvement
17 23 (8.21%) QA
18 22 (7.86%) User Stories
18 22 (7.86%) Microsoft Office
19 20 (7.14%) Windows 10
20 19 (6.79%) Use Case
20 19 (6.79%) Scrum
21 18 (6.43%) Validation
21 18 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
22 17 (6.07%) Relational Database
22 17 (6.07%) Decision-Making

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 6 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (2.14%) Confluence
2 4 (1.43%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.07%) Appian
3 3 (1.07%) IIS
4 2 (0.71%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.71%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.71%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.36%) CMS
5 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (7.86%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.71%) CATIA
3 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.50%) SAP ERP
2 6 (2.14%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.07%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.07%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.07%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.07%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.71%) Sage X3
5 2 (0.71%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.21%) Office 365
2 15 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.14%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.79%) MailChimp
6 2 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.71%) SaaS
7 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.36%) Panaya
7 1 (0.36%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.93%) LAN
2 8 (2.86%) DNS
2 8 (2.86%) WAN
3 6 (2.14%) DHCP
4 4 (1.43%) ADSL
4 4 (1.43%) Firewall
4 4 (1.43%) Skype
5 3 (1.07%) SNMP
6 2 (0.71%) VoIP
6 2 (0.71%) VPN
7 1 (0.36%) Internet
7 1 (0.36%) Intranet
7 1 (0.36%) IPsec
7 1 (0.36%) MPLS
7 1 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.36%) SMS
7 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.36%) Wireless
7 1 (0.36%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.36%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.07%) Relational Database
3 15 (5.36%) Power BI
3 15 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.86%) QlikView
7 7 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 5 (1.79%) MS Access
10 4 (1.43%) Redis
11 3 (1.07%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.71%) Big Data
12 2 (0.71%) DB2
12 2 (0.71%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.36%) Pentaho
13 1 (0.36%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 9 (3.21%) JIRA
2 7 (2.50%) Selenium
3 4 (1.43%) Liquibase
4 2 (0.71%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.71%) Protractor
4 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.36%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.36%) Hudson
5 1 (0.36%) JMeter
5 1 (0.36%) JUnit
5 1 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.36%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.36%) Spock
5 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.36%) WebDriver
General
1 60 (21.43%) Finance
2 14 (5.00%) Banking
2 14 (5.00%) Marketing
3 13 (4.64%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.29%) Retail
5 5 (1.79%) Advertising
5 5 (1.79%) Billing
6 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.71%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.36%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) Legal
7 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.36%) XML
2 12 (4.29%) HTML
2 12 (4.29%) Web Services
3 11 (3.93%) SOAP
4 9 (3.21%) REST
5 8 (2.86%) .NET
6 7 (2.50%) Spring
7 6 (2.14%) Hibernate
8 5 (1.79%) CGI
8 5 (1.79%) Spring Boot
9 4 (1.43%) J2EE
9 4 (1.43%) JSP
9 4 (1.43%) Struts
9 4 (1.43%) Thymeleaf
10 2 (0.71%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.71%) HTML5
11 1 (0.36%) COM
11 1 (0.36%) Swagger
11 1 (0.36%) Velocity
11 1 (0.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 47 (16.79%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (9.64%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (3.21%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.14%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.43%) Fintech
9 2 (0.71%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.71%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.71%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.71%) User Experience
10 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.36%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.36%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.36%) NHS
10 1 (0.36%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.71%) Windows
2 20 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 14 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.43%) Linux
6 4 (1.43%) Unix
7 3 (1.07%) Android
7 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.71%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (18.21%) Business Analysis
3 37 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
4 35 (12.50%) ITIL
5 34 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (11.43%) Project Management
7 29 (10.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (9.29%) Analytics
9 23 (8.21%) Process Improvement
10 22 (7.86%) User Stories
11 19 (6.79%) Scrum
11 19 (6.79%) Use Case
12 18 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (6.43%) Validation
13 17 (6.07%) Decision-Making
14 16 (5.71%) Business Process Improvement
14 16 (5.71%) ERP
15 15 (5.36%) Computer Science
15 15 (5.36%) Test Scripting
15 15 (5.36%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 75 (26.79%) SQL
2 33 (11.79%) Java
3 15 (5.36%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.86%) C#
5 7 (2.50%) VB.NET
6 6 (2.14%) C
6 6 (2.14%) PHP
7 5 (1.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 5 (1.79%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.79%) VBA
8 4 (1.43%) Java 8
9 3 (1.07%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.71%) VB
11 1 (0.36%) COBOL
11 1 (0.36%) Go
11 1 (0.36%) Jython
11 1 (0.36%) Perl
11 1 (0.36%) PL/1
11 1 (0.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (16.79%) Degree
2 11 (3.93%) ISEB
3 7 (2.50%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.14%) Postgraduate
4 6 (2.14%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.79%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.36%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.36%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.36%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.21%) QA
2 8 (2.86%) SLA
3 7 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.79%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.43%) GDPR
5 4 (1.43%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 41 (14.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.79%) Docker
3 3 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.71%) SCCM
1 2 (0.71%) SCOM
1 2 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (16.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.71%) Tableau
3 14 (5.00%) SAP
4 12 (4.29%) Oracle
5 11 (3.93%) VMware
6 6 (2.14%) Citrix
6 6 (2.14%) Google
6 6 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.79%) Cognos
8 4 (1.43%) Guidewire
9 3 (1.07%) Apple
10 2 (0.71%) Darktrace
10 2 (0.71%) Remedy
10 2 (0.71%) Sage
11 1 (0.36%) Adobe
11 1 (0.36%) Cisco
11 1 (0.36%) IBM
11 1 (0.36%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.36%) Sitecore