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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 14 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 3 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 6.38% 6.52% 6.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.98% 7.63% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 7
Average salary £38,750 - £27,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 - £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 - £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
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
43 118 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 91.49% 85.51% 79.45%
Number of salaries quoted 35 55 90
Average salary £42,500 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) Computer Science
2 8 (61.54%) ERP
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle
4 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 6 (46.15%) QA
4 6 (46.15%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 6 (46.15%) SaaS
4 6 (46.15%) CRM
4 6 (46.15%) Workday HCM
5 5 (38.46%) Mathematics
5 5 (38.46%) Physics
5 5 (38.46%) Chemistry
5 5 (38.46%) Psychology
5 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
5 5 (38.46%) Economics
5 5 (38.46%) Statistics
5 5 (38.46%) Operations Research
5 5 (38.46%) SAS
5 5 (38.46%) GIS
5 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) MS Office
5 5 (38.46%) SAP
5 5 (38.46%) CSS
5 5 (38.46%) Python
5 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (46.15%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
1 5 (38.46%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Graduate
2 4 (30.77%) Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Product Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Computer Science
2 5 (38.46%) GIS
2 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 5 (38.46%) Economics
2 5 (38.46%) Statistics
2 5 (38.46%) Mathematics
2 5 (38.46%) Physics
2 5 (38.46%) Chemistry
2 5 (38.46%) Psychology
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (61.54%) ERP
3 6 (46.15%) CRM
3 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) Operations Research
4 5 (38.46%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
1 5 (38.46%) C++
1 5 (38.46%) Java
1 5 (38.46%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) SAP
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft