Period
to 22 July 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 6 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 294 348 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 16.64% 18.15% 14.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.43% 18.74% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 266 259 302
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -5.80% +6.15%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,250 £20,525
90th Percentile £52,500 £44,500 £43,750
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 1,687 1,857 2,101
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.47% 96.87% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,464 1,538 1,804
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,962 £56,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019. 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 +1 235 £35,000 +11.11% 41
North Wales +19 24 £45,000 +28.57% 10
West Wales 0 23 £28,250 -19.29% 2
Mid Wales -2 8 - - 1
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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.

1 107 (36.39%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (26.87%) SQL
3 58 (19.73%) Business Analysis
4 54 (18.37%) QA
4 54 (18.37%) Test Automation
5 52 (17.69%) Finance
6 50 (17.01%) Microsoft
7 46 (15.65%) ITIL
8 43 (14.63%) Windows
9 40 (13.61%) Degree
9 40 (13.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 38 (12.93%) Active Directory
11 37 (12.59%) ISTQB
12 33 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
13 31 (10.54%) Java
14 28 (9.52%) Defect Management
15 25 (8.50%) C#
16 24 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
16 24 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
17 23 (7.82%) Information Security
17 23 (7.82%) Analytics
18 22 (7.48%) Project Management
19 21 (7.14%) Functional Testing
19 21 (7.14%) Test Scripting
19 21 (7.14%) IT Strategy
20 20 (6.80%) Target Operating Model
21 19 (6.46%) SDLC
21 19 (6.46%) Manual Testing
21 19 (6.46%) .NET
21 19 (6.46%) SQL Server

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 (5.10%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.72%) SAS
4 2 (0.68%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.68%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.34%) CMS
5 1 (0.34%) Confluence
5 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.34%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (6.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (4.42%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.06%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.68%) Notepad++
7 1 (0.34%) CATIA
7 1 (0.34%) SPSS
7 1 (0.34%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.68%) SAP VC
3 1 (0.34%) assyst
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.34%) Line 500
3 1 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.34%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.34%) SessionCam
3 1 (0.34%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.12%) Office 365
1 18 (6.12%) Power Platform
2 10 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.02%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.34%) G Suite
6 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.08%) LAN
2 6 (2.04%) SAN
3 5 (1.70%) DNS
3 5 (1.70%) Firewall
4 4 (1.36%) DHCP
4 4 (1.36%) VoIP
4 4 (1.36%) WAN
5 3 (1.02%) Network Security
5 3 (1.02%) Skype
6 2 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.68%) VPN
6 2 (0.68%) Wireless
6 2 (0.68%) WLAN
7 1 (0.34%) 3G
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.34%) Intranet
7 1 (0.34%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.34%) MPLS
7 1 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.46%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.12%) Power BI
3 13 (4.42%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (3.06%) QlikView
5 9 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.70%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.36%) MS Access
8 4 (1.36%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.36%) Redis
9 3 (1.02%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (0.68%) MySQL
10 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.34%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (5.78%) JIRA
2 12 (4.08%) Selenium
3 10 (3.40%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.40%) JMeter
4 8 (2.72%) GitLab
5 5 (1.70%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.70%) TestRail
6 4 (1.36%) Liquibase
6 4 (1.36%) SpecFlow
6 4 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.36%) Zephyr
7 3 (1.02%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.02%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.68%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.68%) Mocha
8 2 (0.68%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.34%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.34%) TestNG
9 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 52 (17.69%) Finance
2 19 (6.46%) Advertising
3 16 (5.44%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.42%) Banking
4 13 (4.42%) Marketing
5 11 (3.74%) Retail
6 8 (2.72%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.36%) Billing
7 4 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.02%) Legal
9 2 (0.68%) French Language
10 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.34%) German Language
10 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.34%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.46%) .NET
2 10 (3.40%) SOAP
2 10 (3.40%) XML
3 8 (2.72%) Web Services
4 7 (2.38%) ASP.NET
5 6 (2.04%) HTML
6 4 (1.36%) Hibernate
6 4 (1.36%) J2EE
6 4 (1.36%) JSON
6 4 (1.36%) JSP
6 4 (1.36%) Spring
6 4 (1.36%) Spring Boot
6 4 (1.36%) Struts
6 4 (1.36%) Thymeleaf
7 3 (1.02%) REST
8 1 (0.34%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.34%) CSS
8 1 (0.34%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.34%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.42%) Driving Licence
3 11 (3.74%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (3.40%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.72%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.38%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.70%) User Experience
8 4 (1.36%) PKI
8 4 (1.36%) Replication
9 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.34%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.34%) CMDB
11 1 (0.34%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.34%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.34%) Handset
11 1 (0.34%) Social Media
11 1 (0.34%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 43 (14.63%) Windows
2 16 (5.44%) Windows Server
3 8 (2.72%) Linux
4 7 (2.38%) Windows 10
5 6 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.34%) Unix
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (36.39%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (19.73%) Business Analysis
3 54 (18.37%) Test Automation
4 46 (15.65%) ITIL
5 40 (13.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (9.52%) Defect Management
7 24 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (7.82%) Analytics
8 23 (7.82%) Information Security
9 22 (7.48%) Project Management
10 21 (7.14%) Functional Testing
10 21 (7.14%) IT Strategy
10 21 (7.14%) Test Scripting
11 20 (6.80%) Target Operating Model
12 19 (6.46%) Manual Testing
12 19 (6.46%) SDLC
12 19 (6.46%) Software Engineering
13 18 (6.12%) Coaching
13 18 (6.12%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 79 (26.87%) SQL
2 31 (10.54%) Java
3 25 (8.50%) C#
4 14 (4.76%) Python
5 12 (4.08%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.06%) C
7 8 (2.72%) Bash Shell
7 8 (2.72%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.38%) VB.NET
9 6 (2.04%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.70%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.36%) VBA
12 3 (1.02%) R
13 1 (0.34%) C++
13 1 (0.34%) Fortran
13 1 (0.34%) Jython
13 1 (0.34%) Perl
13 1 (0.34%) PHP
13 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (13.61%) Degree
2 37 (12.59%) ISTQB
3 17 (5.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (4.76%) ISEB
5 7 (2.38%) CISMP
6 4 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.02%) CBAP
7 3 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.02%) IIBA
7 3 (1.02%) MCP
7 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.68%) CCNA
8 2 (0.68%) CEH
8 2 (0.68%) CISSP
8 2 (0.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.34%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.34%) MBCS
9 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (18.37%) QA
2 12 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.74%) SLA
4 4 (1.36%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.36%) PMO
5 3 (1.02%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.34%) GAAP
6 1 (0.34%) GDPR
System Software
1 38 (12.93%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.76%) Docker
4 3 (1.02%) vSphere
5 2 (0.68%) XenApp
5 2 (0.68%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (1.70%) HP ALM
2 4 (1.36%) Control-M
3 3 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.34%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.34%) Nessus
4 1 (0.34%) SCOM
4 1 (0.34%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (17.01%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.46%) VMware
3 12 (4.08%) Oracle
4 9 (3.06%) Tableau
5 8 (2.72%) HP
5 8 (2.72%) IBM
5 8 (2.72%) Rapid7
6 7 (2.38%) SAP
7 6 (2.04%) Cisco
8 5 (1.70%) Citrix
8 5 (1.70%) Talend
9 4 (1.36%) Guidewire
9 4 (1.36%) Informatica
9 4 (1.36%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (1.36%) Teradata
10 3 (1.02%) Sage
11 2 (0.68%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.68%) Avaya
11 2 (0.68%) Cognos
11 2 (0.68%) Google