The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £21,500 in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Business Analyst
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 25 33
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.66% 2.27% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 2.38% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Median salary £21,500 £33,750 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.29% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +2.32%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 141 126 124
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 93.38% 95.45% 99.20%
Number of salaries quoted 119 106 61
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Belfast

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Belfast

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Business 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 Business Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) PMO
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Postgraduate
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Business 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Business Process Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PMO