Period
to 20 January 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

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

Analyst
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 28 27 38
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 27 43 42
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.33% 7.69% 6.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.54% 7.96% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9 33 27
Median annual salary £31,000 £33,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.46% -16.25% +25.00%
10th Percentile £21,450 £22,100 £19,650
90th Percentile £43,000 £53,250 £47,500
UK median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +8.75% -3.61% +3.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. 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
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies in Northern Ireland with a recognized job title 316 540 602
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.53% 96.60% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 173 427 348
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +8.67%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Northern Ireland

Analyst
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Analyst in Northern Ireland

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Northern Ireland

Analyst
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 20 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +2 21 £24,250 -26.52% 8
County Fermanagh - 3 £32,500 -
County Tyrone -2 1 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northern Ireland region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 8 (29.63%) Investment Management
3 6 (22.22%) Java
4 5 (18.52%) Windows
4 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (18.52%) Information Security
4 5 (18.52%) Power BI
4 5 (18.52%) Power Platform
4 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (14.81%) Security Operations
5 4 (14.81%) Network Security
5 4 (14.81%) Decision-Making
5 4 (14.81%) WinForms
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
5 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (14.81%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
5 4 (14.81%) SAP
5 4 (14.81%) Unix
5 4 (14.81%) C#
5 4 (14.81%) VBA
5 4 (14.81%) .NET
6 3 (11.11%) Finance

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (18.52%) Power BI
2 4 (14.81%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) JMeter
2 2 (7.41%) Newman
2 2 (7.41%) Postman
2 2 (7.41%) REST Assured
General
1 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) WinForms
2 2 (7.41%) CGI
2 2 (7.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Derivative
2 1 (3.70%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.70%) FMCG
2 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Investment Management
2 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (18.52%) Information Security
3 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
3 4 (14.81%) Decision-Making
3 4 (14.81%) Security Operations
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Analytics
4 2 (7.41%) API Testing
4 2 (7.41%) BDD
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analytics
4 2 (7.41%) Information Management
4 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
4 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Statistics
4 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) Progress