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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 21 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 4 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.76% 11.18% 8.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.82% 11.56% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 7
Average salary £32,500 £24,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £27,000 £29,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
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
83 147 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 98.81% 96.71% 82.91%
Number of salaries quoted 46 79 93
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £60,000
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 31 July 2015.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Belfast

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Use Case
2 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) MCSA
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) SLA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (12.50%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Games
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Billing
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Use Case
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) VMware