Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 68 61
Rank change year-on-year -7 -7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 67 91 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.26% 3.51% 4.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.63% 3.94% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 59 92 112
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -0.71%
10th Percentile £31,200 £28,250 £30,021
90th Percentile £71,307 £52,250 £50,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1848 2309 2352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 90.01% 88.98% 85.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1592 1973 1977
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Wales

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Wales.

Salary trend for Business Analysis in Wales

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Wales over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analysis in Wales

Business Analysis
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Wales region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -13 39 £40,000 - 5
West Wales -3 16 £50,198 +41.40%
North Wales - 11 £58,500 -
Business Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 24 (35.82%) Project Management
2 21 (31.34%) Finance
3 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (23.88%) SAP
5 15 (22.39%) Degree
6 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
6 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
6 13 (19.40%) IIBA
7 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
7 11 (16.42%) ISEB
8 10 (14.93%) ERP
8 10 (14.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (13.43%) Manufacturing
9 9 (13.43%) Scrum
10 8 (11.94%) Advertising
10 8 (11.94%) SAP MM
10 8 (11.94%) CBAP
11 7 (10.45%) Business Process Analysis
11 7 (10.45%) SAP VC
11 7 (10.45%) Use Case
11 7 (10.45%) Logistics
11 7 (10.45%) Dynamics AX
11 7 (10.45%) SAP SCM
11 7 (10.45%) SAP PP
11 7 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
12 6 (8.96%) Dynamics 365
13 5 (7.46%) JIRA
13 5 (7.46%) QA
13 5 (7.46%) BPMN

Business Analysis
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 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (11.94%) SAP MM
2 7 (10.45%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (10.45%) SAP PP
2 7 (10.45%) SAP SCM
2 7 (10.45%) SAP VC
3 3 (4.48%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.49%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (1.49%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (4.48%) Office 365
3 2 (2.99%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.49%) SAP HANA
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) JIRA
2 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.49%) RequisitePro
General
1 21 (31.34%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Manufacturing
3 8 (11.94%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (70.15%) Analyst
2 36 (53.73%) Business Analyst
3 8 (11.94%) SAP Analyst
3 8 (11.94%) SAP MM Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) Finance Business Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) Financial Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) SAP PP Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Financial Business Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Head of IT
5 6 (8.96%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) ERP Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.48%) ERP Business Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Functional Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Graduate
7 3 (4.48%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Business Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Project Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) JSON
1 1 (1.49%) REST
1 1 (1.49%) SOAP
1 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.48%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.99%) Fintech
3 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) Project Management
2 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.93%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (14.93%) ERP
4 9 (13.43%) Scrum
5 7 (10.45%) Business Process Analysis
5 7 (10.45%) Logistics
5 7 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (10.45%) Use Case
6 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.46%) BPMN
7 5 (7.46%) Change Control
8 4 (5.97%) Case Management
9 3 (4.48%) Coaching
9 3 (4.48%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (4.48%) Digital Transformation Strategy
9 3 (4.48%) Software Delivery
9 3 (4.48%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (4.48%) User Stories
9 3 (4.48%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) C
2 3 (4.48%) SQL
3 2 (2.99%) ABAP
3 2 (2.99%) VBA
4 1 (1.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) Degree
2 13 (19.40%) IIBA
2 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
2 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
3 11 (16.42%) ISEB
4 8 (11.94%) CBAP
5 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.49%) PMP
5 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) PMO
3 1 (1.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (23.88%) SAP
2 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.97%) JD Edwards
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle
4 3 (4.48%) Sage
4 3 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.49%) Guidewire