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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
UK / Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 41 45
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 48 61 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.92% 4.74% 4.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.40% 5.62% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 42 56 60
Median salary £39,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,250 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 889 1085 1225
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 91.18% 84.30% 85.66%
Number of salaries quoted 764 926 1000
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -2 34 £39,500 +3.94% 1
North Wales - 5 £37,500 -
West Wales -11 4 £91,535 +215.63%
Mid Wales - 2 - -
Business Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 40 (44.44%) Project Management
2 35 (38.89%) Degree
3 32 (35.56%) Finance
4 26 (28.89%) ISEB
5 25 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 21 (23.33%) Advertising
7 21 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (17.78%) Use Case
8 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Office
9 13 (14.44%) Business Process Modelling
10 12 (13.33%) IIBA
10 12 (13.33%) CBAP
10 12 (13.33%) Process Improvement
10 12 (13.33%) Management Information System
10 12 (13.33%) Computer Science
11 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
12 10 (11.11%) ITIL
12 10 (11.11%) Validation
12 10 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
13 9 (10.00%) Waterfall
13 9 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (10.00%) BPMN
13 9 (10.00%) QA
13 9 (10.00%) SQL
14 8 (8.89%) .NET
14 8 (8.89%) Java
14 8 (8.89%) SOAP
14 8 (8.89%) Web Services

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 6 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.22%) Alfresco
2 2 (2.22%) Documentum
2 2 (2.22%) Drupal
2 2 (2.22%) FileNet
2 2 (2.22%) Liferay
2 2 (2.22%) LiveCycle
2 2 (2.22%) LiveLink
2 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Oracle HRMS
2 5 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (3.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.89%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Ant
1 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.22%) Subversion
1 2 (2.22%) Xcode
General
1 32 (35.56%) Finance
2 21 (23.33%) Advertising
3 6 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.33%) Billing
5 2 (2.22%) Banking
5 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (83.33%) Analyst
2 55 (61.11%) Business Analyst
3 12 (13.33%) Finance Business Analyst
3 12 (13.33%) Financial Analyst
3 12 (13.33%) Financial Business Analyst
3 12 (13.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 12 (13.33%) Service Analyst
4 11 (12.22%) Systems Analyst
5 10 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (7.78%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Senior Solutions Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Solutions Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Applications Support
9 4 (4.44%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Business Process Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) ERP Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.89%) .NET
1 8 (8.89%) SOAP
1 8 (8.89%) Web Services
1 8 (8.89%) XML
2 6 (6.67%) HTML
2 6 (6.67%) REST
3 2 (2.22%) Angular 2
3 2 (2.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.22%) Apache Flex
3 2 (2.22%) Dojo
3 2 (2.22%) Ext JS
3 2 (2.22%) Java EE
3 2 (2.22%) jQuery
3 2 (2.22%) JSON
3 2 (2.22%) JSR 170
3 2 (2.22%) OpenGL
3 2 (2.22%) React
3 2 (2.22%) Sencha Touch
3 2 (2.22%) Spring
3 2 (2.22%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 12 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.33%) iSeries
5 2 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.22%) Android
1 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.22%) Windows
1 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (44.44%) Project Management
2 25 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.78%) Use Case
4 13 (14.44%) Business Process Modelling
5 12 (13.33%) Process Improvement
6 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
7 10 (11.11%) ITIL
7 10 (11.11%) Validation
8 9 (10.00%) BPMN
8 9 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 8 (8.89%) Data Migration
9 8 (8.89%) ERP
9 8 (8.89%) Migration
9 8 (8.89%) SOA
9 8 (8.89%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (7.78%) Case Management
10 7 (7.78%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (7.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.00%) SQL
2 8 (8.89%) Java
3 6 (6.67%) C#
3 6 (6.67%) PHP
3 6 (6.67%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 35 (38.89%) Degree
2 26 (28.89%) ISEB
3 12 (13.33%) CBAP
3 12 (13.33%) IIBA
4 6 (6.67%) Postgraduate
5 3 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.22%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.11%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.11%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.78%) Oracle
3 5 (5.56%) IBM
4 3 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.33%) SAP
5 2 (2.22%) Adobe
5 2 (2.22%) FatWire
5 2 (2.22%) Interwoven
5 2 (2.22%) OpenText
5 2 (2.22%) Sencha
5 2 (2.22%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.22%) Vignette
5 2 (2.22%) Xerox
6 1 (1.11%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.11%) Epicor
6 1 (1.11%) Tableau