Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Wales during the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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

Analyst
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 35 23
Rank change year-on-year +23 -12 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 34 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 12.78% 8.38% 12.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.03% 8.62% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 31 33 18
West Wales median annual salary £34,000 £27,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.64% -18.52% +35.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,050 £21,475
90th Percentile £43,750 £51,949 £38,750
Wales median annual salary £31,500 £33,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year -5.97% -0.74% +3.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West 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
West Wales
Permanent vacancies in West Wales with a recognized job title 261 383 149
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.12% 97.21% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 243 368 144
West Wales median annual salary £37,500 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.54% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £54,844 £57,946 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in West Wales

Analyst
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Salary trend for Analyst in West Wales

Analyst
Salary Histogram in West Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in West Wales over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in West Wales

Analyst
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the West Wales region over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. 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
Swansea +18 34 £34,000 +23.64% 2
Analyst
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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 West Wales region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (26.47%) Information Security
4 7 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (20.59%) Degree
4 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting
4 7 (20.59%) User Stories
5 6 (17.65%) GDPR
6 4 (11.76%) ITIL
6 4 (11.76%) ISEB
6 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
7 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
7 3 (8.82%) Security Operations
7 3 (8.82%) IT Audit
7 3 (8.82%) Regulatory Compliance
7 3 (8.82%) Due Diligence
7 3 (8.82%) CISSP
7 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.82%) Windows
7 3 (8.82%) VMware
7 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.82%) Manual Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) IT Governance
7 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (5.88%) JIRA

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) SaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
1 1 (2.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA Agile
1 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (2.94%) Spock
General
1 2 (5.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.94%) Industry 4.0
3 1 (2.94%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
1 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Information Security
3 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting
3 7 (20.59%) User Stories
4 4 (11.76%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
5 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Due Diligence
5 3 (8.82%) IT Audit
5 3 (8.82%) IT Governance
5 3 (8.82%) Manual Testing
5 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.82%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.82%) Security Operations
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.88%) Contract Management
6 2 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) ISEB
3 3 (8.82%) CISSP
4 1 (2.94%) CEH
4 1 (2.94%) CISM
4 1 (2.94%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (2.94%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (2.94%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (17.65%) GDPR
3 2 (5.88%) ISO 22301
4 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.94%) QA
4 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.82%) VMware
2 2 (5.88%) Atlassian
2 2 (5.88%) Virgin Media
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco