The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 28 24 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 8 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 6.20% 8.33% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.55% 10.34% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 0
Average salary £23,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.36% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
Business Analysis
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
106 116 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 82.17% 80.56% 67.12%
Number of salaries quoted 42 93 68
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Business Analysis Salary Trend in Belfast

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 14 (93.33%) Project Management
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) Degree
3 10 (66.67%) HTML
3 10 (66.67%) Java
3 10 (66.67%) .NET
3 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (66.67%) CSS
4 9 (60.00%) Web Services
4 9 (60.00%) XML
4 9 (60.00%) Client/Server
4 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (60.00%) Intranet
4 9 (60.00%) Internet
4 9 (60.00%) Silverlight
4 9 (60.00%) Use Case
4 9 (60.00%) SaaS
4 9 (60.00%) User Stories
4 9 (60.00%) User Experience
4 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) GIS
7 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) Statistics
7 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
7 1 (6.67%) Physics

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Intranet
1 9 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
1 10 (66.67%) CSS
2 9 (60.00%) Web Services
2 9 (60.00%) XML
2 9 (60.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Client/Server
1 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
1 9 (60.00%) User Experience
1 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) GIS
3 1 (6.67%) Statistics
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Physics
3 1 (6.67%) Chemistry
3 1 (6.67%) Biology
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Project Management
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) Use Case
3 9 (60.00%) User Stories
4 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft