Period
to 13 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

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 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 72 58 57
Rank change year-on-year -14 -1 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 14 74 82
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 1.40% 4.01% 4.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 4.20% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15 70 77
Median annual salary £31,500 £45,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +21.62% -7.50%
10th Percentile £27,376 £31,750 £29,250
90th Percentile £43,851 £52,500 £48,300
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 959 1,764 1,859
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 95.51% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 816 1,520 1,520
Median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,950
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Wales

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Business Analyst in Wales.

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Wales

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Business Analyst in Wales over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

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 August 2020. 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
West Wales +11 9 £30,294 -14.06% 1
South Wales -23 5 £37,269 -15.30%
Business Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Critical Thinking
1 5 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) User Stories
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Requirements Gathering
4 2 (14.29%) Advertising
4 2 (14.29%) Backlog Management
4 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) BPMN
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Azure
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) ArchiMate
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing

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 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Azure
General
1 2 (14.29%) Advertising
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Public Sector
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Critical Thinking
1 5 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Requirements Gathering
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) User Stories
4 2 (14.29%) Backlog Management
4 2 (14.29%) BPMN
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) ArchiMate
5 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Sparx