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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 23 25 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 11 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 7.69% 4.76% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.00% 6.48% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £28,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
110 108 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 76.92% 73.47% 62.56%
Number of salaries quoted 49 82 72
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +8.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (92.86%) Project Management
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 9 (64.29%) Silverlight
2 9 (64.29%) Use Case
2 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
2 9 (64.29%) Web Services
2 9 (64.29%) XML
2 9 (64.29%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) Client/Server
2 9 (64.29%) Intranet
2 9 (64.29%) Internet
2 9 (64.29%) Management Information System
2 9 (64.29%) SaaS
2 9 (64.29%) User Stories
3 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (14.29%) GIS
4 2 (14.29%) SQL

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Intranet
1 9 (64.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Business Analyst
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Silverlight
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
1 9 (64.29%) CSS
1 9 (64.29%) Web Services
1 9 (64.29%) XML
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Client/Server
1 9 (64.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Project Management
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Use Case
2 9 (64.29%) User Stories
3 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner