The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 21 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 4 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 3.81% 5.76% 4.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.96% 5.97% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 10
Average salary £24,250 £18,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.08% -47.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,150 £18,000 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £25,200 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Analyst
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101 134 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 96.19% 96.40% 89.09%
Number of salaries quoted 65 92 148
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Analyst
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst across the Belfast region.

Analyst Salary Trend in Belfast

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Analyst across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Belfast

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title.

1 3 (42.86%) QA
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Games
3 1 (14.29%) Equities
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Billing
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSL
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) SaaS

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (14.29%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Equities
1 1 (14.29%) Spread Betting
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
1 1 (14.29%) ERP
1 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (14.29%) Validation
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
1 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP