Period
to 20 April 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 7 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 189 277 263
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 16.07% 15.80% 14.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.02% 16.36% 15.39%
Number of salaries quoted 146 231 240
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,000 £23,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £27,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £36,000 £34,500 £33,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +2.99% -1.47%
75th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £43,779
90th Percentile £51,250 £48,750 £51,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,965
% change year-on-year - +3.75% +2.41%

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 1,049 1,693 1,709
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.20% 96.58% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 814 1,479 1,452
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,790 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,888 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
75th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +4 146 £37,500 +7.14% 12
West Wales -4 26 £35,000 +25.00%
North Wales -2 10 £36,000 -10.00% 7
Mid Wales -9 4 - -
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 73 (38.62%) Finance
2 62 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (31.75%) Microsoft
4 54 (28.57%) SQL
5 36 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
5 36 (19.05%) Power BI
5 36 (19.05%) Power Platform
6 33 (17.46%) Windows
7 28 (14.81%) Data Modelling
7 28 (14.81%) Azure
8 26 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
9 25 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (13.23%) C#
10 24 (12.70%) Python
10 24 (12.70%) Test Automation
10 24 (12.70%) DevOps
11 22 (11.64%) Degree
12 21 (11.11%) Java
12 21 (11.11%) SC Cleared
12 21 (11.11%) Security Cleared
13 20 (10.58%) SQL Server
13 20 (10.58%) Project Management
13 20 (10.58%) Windows Server
14 19 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (9.52%) Advertising
15 18 (9.52%) Scrum
15 18 (9.52%) Microsoft 365
16 17 (8.99%) Business Analysis
17 16 (8.47%) Microsoft Excel
17 16 (8.47%) 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 9 (4.76%) Confluence
1 9 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 8 (4.23%) FileNet
2 8 (4.23%) LiveCycle
2 8 (4.23%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (8.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Northgate Housing
1 4 (2.12%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.53%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.53%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (0.53%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.53%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.53%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (19.05%) Power Platform
2 28 (14.81%) Azure
3 18 (9.52%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (2.12%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (2.12%) SaaS
5 3 (1.59%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (1.59%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (1.59%) Azure Stack
5 3 (1.59%) Google Workspace
6 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.06%) IaaS
6 2 (1.06%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.06%) PaaS
7 1 (0.53%) Azure Sentinel
7 1 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.53%) GitHub
7 1 (0.53%) Power Automate
7 1 (0.53%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.76%) DNS
1 9 (4.76%) Firewall
2 7 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.12%) HTTP
4 3 (1.59%) DHCP
5 2 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.53%) LAN
6 1 (0.53%) VPN
6 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (19.05%) Power BI
2 20 (10.58%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.76%) Tableau
5 6 (3.17%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.65%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.12%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2017
8 3 (1.59%) Data Lake
8 3 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.59%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.53%) MySQL
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (7.41%) JIRA
2 12 (6.35%) Selenium
3 10 (5.29%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.23%) Artifactory
4 8 (4.23%) Bitbucket
4 8 (4.23%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.23%) Maven
5 6 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.12%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (2.12%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (2.12%) SpecFlow
6 4 (2.12%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (1.59%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.59%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.59%) NeoLoad
8 2 (1.06%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.06%) JMeter
9 1 (0.53%) LSMW
9 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
General
1 73 (38.62%) Finance
2 18 (9.52%) Advertising
3 13 (6.88%) Manufacturing
4 11 (5.82%) Multimedia
5 9 (4.76%) Marketing
6 6 (3.17%) Law
7 5 (2.65%) Public Sector
8 4 (2.12%) Avionics
9 3 (1.59%) Banking
9 3 (1.59%) Legal
9 3 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.06%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.94%) .NET
2 8 (4.23%) JSON
3 4 (2.12%) REST
4 3 (1.59%) Kafka
5 2 (1.06%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.06%) CSS
5 2 (1.06%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.06%) HTML
5 2 (1.06%) OAuth
5 2 (1.06%) React
5 2 (1.06%) SAML
5 2 (1.06%) XML
5 2 (1.06%) XSLT
6 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.53%) SAP ALE
6 1 (0.53%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (0.53%) SAPUI5
6 1 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.82%) CMDB
3 4 (2.12%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.12%) Driving Licence
3 4 (2.12%) Reference Data
3 4 (2.12%) User Experience
4 3 (1.59%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (1.59%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.06%) PKI
5 2 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.53%) EPoS
6 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.53%) mPOS
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.46%) Windows
2 20 (10.58%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.65%) Linux
4 4 (2.12%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (14.81%) Data Modelling
4 26 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (12.70%) DevOps
5 24 (12.70%) Test Automation
6 20 (10.58%) Project Management
7 19 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (9.52%) Scrum
9 17 (8.99%) Business Analysis
10 16 (8.47%) Decision-Making
10 16 (8.47%) Requirements Gathering
11 15 (7.94%) Analytics
11 15 (7.94%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (7.94%) Data Analysis
11 15 (7.94%) Process Improvement
12 12 (6.35%) ITIL
13 11 (5.82%) Problem Management
13 11 (5.82%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (5.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 54 (28.57%) SQL
2 25 (13.23%) C#
3 24 (12.70%) Python
4 21 (11.11%) Java
5 12 (6.35%) PowerShell
6 11 (5.82%) T-SQL
6 11 (5.82%) VB.NET
7 7 (3.70%) C++
8 3 (1.59%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.06%) Delphi
9 2 (1.06%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.06%) VBA
10 1 (0.53%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (0.53%) R
10 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (11.64%) Degree
2 21 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 21 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.35%) A+ Certification
4 10 (5.29%) ISTQB
5 9 (4.76%) ISEB
6 7 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (2.12%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.12%) PMP
8 3 (1.59%) APMP
8 3 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.06%) CBAP
9 2 (1.06%) IIBA
10 1 (0.53%) CEH
10 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.53%) OSCP
10 1 (0.53%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.29%) QA
2 9 (4.76%) SLA
3 7 (3.70%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.65%) PMO
5 2 (1.06%) GRC
6 1 (0.53%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.12%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.06%) Firmware
4 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.53%) IAG
4 1 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.53%) vSphere
4 1 (0.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) Nessus
1 2 (1.06%) OpenVAS
1 2 (1.06%) QRadar
1 2 (1.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (31.75%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.41%) Cognos
3 12 (6.35%) IBM
4 11 (5.82%) Adobe
4 11 (5.82%) Alteryx
4 11 (5.82%) Cisco
5 8 (4.23%) ILOG
5 8 (4.23%) Kofax
6 7 (3.70%) Oracle
7 6 (3.17%) Databricks
8 5 (2.65%) SAP
9 4 (2.12%) Clearswift
9 4 (2.12%) Darktrace
9 4 (2.12%) Northgate
9 4 (2.12%) Remedy
9 4 (2.12%) Sophos
9 4 (2.12%) VMware
10 3 (1.59%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.06%) Apple
11 2 (1.06%) McAfee