Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 17 25
Rank change year-on-year -13 +8 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 33 27 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 9.17% 9.15% 5.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.48% 10.11% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 5
Belfast median annual salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% +40.00%
10th Percentile £21,400 £27,875 £19,250
90th Percentile £43,250 £52,500 £63,000
County Antrim median annual salary £32,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -14.47% +8.57% +40.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Belfast
Permanent vacancies in Belfast with a recognized job title 348 267 136
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 90.51% 98.55%
Number of salaries quoted 213 204 98
Belfast median annual salary £35,500 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.25% -3.03% +22.22%
10th Percentile £21,350 £27,500 £23,875
90th Percentile £54,750 £61,250 £65,000
County Antrim median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +23.08%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Belfast

Analyst
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in Belfast.

Salary trend for Analyst in Belfast

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Belfast over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Belfast

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 21 (63.64%) Degree
2 16 (48.48%) Legal
3 15 (45.45%) Management Information System
4 14 (42.42%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (42.42%) Computer Science
4 14 (42.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (36.36%) SQL
5 12 (36.36%) MS Visio
5 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (33.33%) QA
7 10 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
8 9 (27.27%) Business Analysis
8 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (24.24%) Oracle
9 8 (24.24%) Project Management
9 8 (24.24%) ISTQB
9 8 (24.24%) Test Strategy
10 7 (21.21%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (21.21%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (21.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
10 7 (21.21%) Software Delivery
10 7 (21.21%) System Testing
10 7 (21.21%) Use Case
10 7 (21.21%) Requirements Analysis

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (36.36%) MS Visio
3 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (21.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.03%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.06%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 16 (48.48%) Legal
2 7 (21.21%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 14 (42.42%) Computer Science
3 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (12.12%) FMCG
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (3.03%) Derivative
5 1 (3.03%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 8 (24.24%) Project Management
4 8 (24.24%) Test Strategy
5 7 (21.21%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (21.21%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (21.21%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (21.21%) Scrum
5 7 (21.21%) Software Delivery
5 7 (21.21%) System Testing
5 7 (21.21%) UML
5 7 (21.21%) Use Case
5 7 (21.21%) Validation
6 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) SDLC
8 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) VBA
3 2 (6.06%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (63.64%) Degree
2 14 (42.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (24.24%) ISTQB
4 7 (21.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (9.09%) HND
6 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) GCP
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) Oracle
3 7 (21.21%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) HP