Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 44 38
Rank change year-on-year -16 -6 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 83 139 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.00% 5.26% 5.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.10% 5.44% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 81 139 146
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.96% +7.86% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £50,250 £52,100 £42,500
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 2024 2555 2692
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.45% 96.60% 98.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1753 2208 2272
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,184
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +6.58% +0.53%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -14 62 £40,000 +3.90% 5
West Wales -2 16 £42,500 +13.33% 2
North Wales -1 4 £40,000 +14.29%
Business Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 39 (46.99%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (43.37%) Business Analysis
3 27 (32.53%) Finance
4 23 (27.71%) Degree
5 21 (25.30%) SDLC
6 16 (19.28%) Project Management
7 15 (18.07%) UML
8 13 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (15.66%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (14.46%) IIBA
9 12 (14.46%) Scrum
10 11 (13.25%) Financial Institution
10 11 (13.25%) Waterfall
10 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (13.25%) Data Structures
11 10 (12.05%) Relational Database
11 10 (12.05%) Contingency Planning
11 10 (12.05%) Scenario Testing
11 10 (12.05%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (12.05%) Test Scripting
11 10 (12.05%) Mathematics
11 10 (12.05%) SAP
11 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
11 10 (12.05%) ISEB
12 9 (10.84%) Use Case
13 8 (9.64%) BPMN
13 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
13 8 (9.64%) Security Cleared
13 8 (9.64%) ERP
13 8 (9.64%) User Stories

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 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.41%) Moqups
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.20%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.20%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.20%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.20%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.20%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.20%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.20%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (2.41%) SaaS
3 1 (1.20%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (1.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) JIRA
2 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.20%) RequisitePro
General
1 27 (32.53%) Finance
2 11 (13.25%) Financial Institution
3 7 (8.43%) Advertising
4 5 (6.02%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.02%) Retail
5 4 (4.82%) Marketing
6 2 (2.41%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.20%) Legal
7 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (13.25%) Data Structures
2 7 (8.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.61%) Credit Risk
3 3 (3.61%) User Experience
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.20%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.20%) Fintech
4 1 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.99%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (43.37%) Business Analysis
3 21 (25.30%) SDLC
4 16 (19.28%) Project Management
5 15 (18.07%) UML
6 13 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (15.66%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (14.46%) Scrum
8 11 (13.25%) Waterfall
9 10 (12.05%) Contingency Planning
9 10 (12.05%) Mathematics
9 10 (12.05%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (12.05%) Scenario Testing
9 10 (12.05%) Test Scripting
10 9 (10.84%) Use Case
11 8 (9.64%) BPMN
11 8 (9.64%) ERP
11 8 (9.64%) User Stories
12 7 (8.43%) Process Improvement
13 6 (7.23%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.02%) ABAP
2 3 (3.61%) Java
2 3 (3.61%) SQL
2 3 (3.61%) VBA
3 2 (2.41%) C
4 1 (1.20%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 23 (27.71%) Degree
2 12 (14.46%) IIBA
3 10 (12.05%) ISEB
4 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
4 8 (9.64%) Security Cleared
5 7 (8.43%) CBAP
6 1 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
1 10 (12.05%) SAP
2 5 (6.02%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.61%) JD Edwards
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle
3 3 (3.61%) Sage
4 1 (1.20%) Guidewire