Period
to 13 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £37,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analyst
UK > Wales
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 57 64
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 66 84 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.39% 4.15% 4.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.51% 4.30% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 51 72 82
Wales median annual salary £37,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.71% -12.50% +6.03%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,050 £27,675
90th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £51,949
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 1,880 1,953 2,012
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.56% 96.40% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,584 1,613 1,725
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,075 £24,300 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £56,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Wales

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Wales

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Wales over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Wales

Business 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 Business Analyst within the Wales region over the 6 months to 13 December 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 -18 45 £37,000 +5.71% 2
North Wales +6 14 - -
West Wales +12 7 £32,500 -17.27% 1
Business Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, Business 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 Business Analyst in the job title.

1 47 (71.21%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (39.39%) Business Analysis
3 22 (33.33%) Finance
4 21 (31.82%) Waterfall
5 17 (25.76%) Data Migration
5 17 (25.76%) Migration
5 17 (25.76%) Project Management
6 15 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (21.21%) SAP
8 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
8 13 (19.70%) Project Delivery
9 12 (18.18%) QA
10 11 (16.67%) Degree
11 10 (15.15%) User Stories
12 9 (13.64%) Retail
12 9 (13.64%) Use Case
13 8 (12.12%) Learning Management System
13 8 (12.12%) Computer Science
13 8 (12.12%) SuccessFactors
13 8 (12.12%) Process Improvement
13 8 (12.12%) Wireframes
14 7 (10.61%) SDLC
14 7 (10.61%) Scrum
14 7 (10.61%) SharePoint
14 7 (10.61%) E-Commerce
14 7 (10.61%) Visualisation
14 7 (10.61%) Data Visualisation
15 6 (9.09%) hybris
15 6 (9.09%) Product Management
15 6 (9.09%) WebSphere

Business 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 7 (10.61%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (9.09%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.12%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (3.03%) Azure
2 2 (3.03%) Office 365
3 1 (1.52%) G Suite
General
1 22 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Retail
3 5 (7.58%) Advertising
4 3 (4.55%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.03%) Marketing
5 2 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.52%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Learning Management System
2 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.58%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (6.06%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.55%) Life Science
6 1 (1.52%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (71.21%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (39.39%) Business Analysis
3 21 (31.82%) Waterfall
4 17 (25.76%) Data Migration
4 17 (25.76%) Migration
4 17 (25.76%) Project Management
5 15 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (19.70%) Project Delivery
7 10 (15.15%) User Stories
8 9 (13.64%) Use Case
9 8 (12.12%) Computer Science
9 8 (12.12%) Process Improvement
9 8 (12.12%) Wireframes
10 7 (10.61%) Data Visualisation
10 7 (10.61%) E-Commerce
10 7 (10.61%) Scrum
10 7 (10.61%) SDLC
10 7 (10.61%) Visualisation
11 6 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.06%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) SAP
2 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.09%) ATG
3 6 (9.09%) hybris
3 6 (9.09%) IBM
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle
3 6 (9.09%) Salesforce.com