The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 24 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 14 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 9.21% 0.64% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.97% 0.96% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,401 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.11% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
117 104 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 76.97% 66.24% 67.98%
Number of salaries quoted 59 76 66
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,300 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Business Analysis
County Antrim

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 30 July 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 (86.67%) Project Management
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Intranet
2 9 (60.00%) Internet
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) CSS
2 9 (60.00%) Web Services
2 9 (60.00%) XML
2 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) Client/Server
2 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 9 (60.00%) Silverlight
2 9 (60.00%) Use Case
2 9 (60.00%) SaaS
2 9 (60.00%) User Stories
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) GIS
7 1 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (6.67%) Banking
7 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (60.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Intranet
1 9 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
3 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
1 9 (60.00%) Web Services
1 9 (60.00%) XML
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
1 9 (60.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Client/Server
1 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Project Management
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Use Case
2 9 (60.00%) User Stories
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Management
4 1 (6.67%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) HP