The first table below looks at the demand for Business Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 31 43 42
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.49% 0.35% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 0.59% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% -15.29%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
151 170 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 75.12% 58.82% 72.67%
Number of salaries quoted 103 98 113
Average salary £32,500 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.73% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,750 £15,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Business Analysis Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Business Analysis
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +15 3 £36,500 +1.38% 2
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (66.67%) Project Management
2 7 (58.33%) UML
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (50.00%) BPR
3 6 (50.00%) ERD
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Banking
5 4 (33.33%) JIRA
5 4 (33.33%) QA
5 4 (33.33%) Selenium
5 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Test Management
5 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) Retail
6 1 (8.33%) CIMA
6 1 (8.33%) AS400
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (8.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Business Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Senior QA Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Functional Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Tester
2 4 (33.33%) QA Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Accountant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) EPoS
1 1 (8.33%) AS400
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 7 (58.33%) UML
3 6 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (50.00%) BPR
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (50.00%) ERD
4 4 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
4 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Test Management
4 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ACCA
1 1 (8.33%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle