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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 22 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 2 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.00% 5.63% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 7.08% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
Average salary £40,000 £25,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.86% -53.63%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
84 113 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 84.00% 79.58% 54.43%
Number of salaries quoted 41 85 85
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 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 8 (88.89%) Project Management
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) Client/Server
4 4 (44.44%) Intranet
4 4 (44.44%) Internet
4 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Silverlight
4 4 (44.44%) Use Case
4 4 (44.44%) SaaS
4 4 (44.44%) User Stories
4 4 (44.44%) User Experience
4 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) GIS
5 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (11.11%) C#
7 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 1 (11.11%) J2EE
7 1 (11.11%) MS Office

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Intranet
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Business Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Product Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Product Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Compliance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) Silverlight
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
1 4 (44.44%) Client/Server
1 4 (44.44%) User Experience
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) GIS
3 1 (11.11%) Statistics
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Physics
3 1 (11.11%) Chemistry
3 1 (11.11%) Biology
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Project Management
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Use Case
3 4 (44.44%) User Stories
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) People Management
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft