The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £39,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 24 40
Rank change year-on-year -25 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 41 97 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.12% 7.56% 5.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.23% 7.73% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 41 89 71
Median salary £39,500 £39,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.28% +5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +2.32%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 969 1255 1396
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 97.48% 97.82% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 836 1076 1151
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,200 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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 -15 35 £39,500 +3.94% 3
West Wales - 4 £41,250 -
North Wales +1 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Business Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 55 (58.51%) Business Analysis
2 45 (47.87%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (41.49%) Finance
4 26 (27.66%) Degree
4 26 (27.66%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (26.60%) Use Case
5 25 (26.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (26.60%) Project Management
6 22 (23.40%) ISEB
7 19 (20.21%) Advertising
8 18 (19.15%) SDLC
9 17 (18.09%) Scrum
10 16 (17.02%) User Stories
11 12 (12.77%) IIBA
11 12 (12.77%) CBAP
11 12 (12.77%) Waterfall
12 11 (11.70%) Workflow
12 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Office
13 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
13 10 (10.64%) Requirements Analysis
13 10 (10.64%) Data Structures
14 9 (9.57%) QA
14 9 (9.57%) BPMN
15 7 (7.45%) Line Management
16 6 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
16 6 (6.38%) BPR
16 6 (6.38%) Process Improvement
16 6 (6.38%) Requirements Engineering
16 6 (6.38%) Case Management
16 6 (6.38%) Business Process Modelling

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:

Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.32%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (3.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (41.49%) Finance
2 19 (20.21%) Advertising
3 2 (2.13%) Billing
3 2 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) XML
2 1 (1.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.66%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.64%) Data Structures
3 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.19%) Fintech
5 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (58.51%) Business Analysis
2 45 (47.87%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (26.60%) Project Management
3 25 (26.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (26.60%) Use Case
4 18 (19.15%) SDLC
5 17 (18.09%) Scrum
6 16 (17.02%) User Stories
7 12 (12.77%) Waterfall
8 11 (11.70%) Workflow
9 10 (10.64%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (9.57%) BPMN
11 7 (7.45%) Line Management
12 6 (6.38%) BPR
12 6 (6.38%) Business Process Modelling
12 6 (6.38%) Case Management
12 6 (6.38%) Process Improvement
12 6 (6.38%) Requirements Engineering
12 6 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (5.32%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.19%) SQL
2 2 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (27.66%) Degree
2 22 (23.40%) ISEB
3 12 (12.77%) CBAP
3 12 (12.77%) IIBA
4 1 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.57%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.06%) Google
2 1 (1.06%) Tableau
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