The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
UK / Wales
Rank 49 48 65
Rank change year-on-year -1 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 53 59 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.89% 4.24% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.07% 4.32% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 52 53 34
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.58% -2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £44,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 1045 1365 1292
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.49% 98.20% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 875 1151 1111
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +1 47 £40,000 +9.58% 12
West Wales - 6 £38,500 - 2
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 66 (58.41%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (53.98%) Business Analysis
3 45 (39.82%) Finance
4 33 (29.20%) User Stories
4 33 (29.20%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (22.12%) SDLC
5 25 (22.12%) Use Case
6 24 (21.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (21.24%) Project Management
7 21 (18.58%) Degree
8 18 (15.93%) ISEB
8 18 (15.93%) Scrum
9 17 (15.04%) Advertising
10 14 (12.39%) Workflow
11 13 (11.50%) Waterfall
12 12 (10.62%) Line Management
13 11 (9.73%) Data Structures
14 10 (8.85%) Microsoft
14 10 (8.85%) Systems Analysis
15 9 (7.96%) Requirements Analysis
15 9 (7.96%) BPMN
16 8 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
16 8 (7.08%) IIBA
16 8 (7.08%) CBAP
17 7 (6.19%) .NET
18 6 (5.31%) PRINCE2
18 6 (5.31%) UML
18 6 (5.31%) Management Information System
18 6 (5.31%) User Experience
18 6 (5.31%) Conflict Management

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (4.42%) MS Office
2 3 (2.65%) Moqups
2 3 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.88%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.54%) JIRA
2 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (39.82%) Finance
2 17 (15.04%) Advertising
3 3 (2.65%) Marketing
4 2 (1.77%) Electronics
4 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.19%) .NET
2 2 (1.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (29.20%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.73%) Data Structures
3 6 (5.31%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.31%) User Experience
4 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.77%) Fintech
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (58.41%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (53.98%) Business Analysis
3 33 (29.20%) User Stories
4 25 (22.12%) SDLC
4 25 (22.12%) Use Case
5 24 (21.24%) Project Management
5 24 (21.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (15.93%) Scrum
7 14 (12.39%) Workflow
8 13 (11.50%) Waterfall
9 12 (10.62%) Line Management
10 10 (8.85%) Systems Analysis
11 9 (7.96%) BPMN
11 9 (7.96%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (5.31%) Conflict Management
13 6 (5.31%) PRINCE2
13 6 (5.31%) Process Improvement
13 6 (5.31%) UML
14 5 (4.42%) Case Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.65%) C
1 3 (2.65%) SQL
2 1 (0.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (18.58%) Degree
2 18 (15.93%) ISEB
3 8 (7.08%) CBAP
3 8 (7.08%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (8.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.54%) SAP
3 1 (0.88%) Google
3 1 (0.88%) Tableau
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32500.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Adteq Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Adteq
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Flintshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
NHS Wales Informatics Service
Salary: From £26,302 to £35,225 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago