Period
to 17 April 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £29,500 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 47 25 39
Rank change year-on-year -22 +14 -24
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 16 43 49
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.36% 7.80% 6.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.49% 7.98% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7 27 22
10th Percentile £22,250 £20,600 £11,825
25th Percentile £22,750 £23,750 £19,094
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £29,500 £30,000 £36,250
Median % change year-on-year -1.67% -17.24% +19.83%
75th Percentile £36,125 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £47,000 £51,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 356 539 745
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.00% 97.82% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 228 347 466
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,875
25th Percentile £32,000 £32,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £41,000 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.44% -1.20% +3.75%
75th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £64,125 £60,500 £60,625
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -14 14 £29,500 -1.67% 4
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
4 3 (18.75%) MySQL
4 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 2 (12.50%) QA
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Banking
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (12.50%) Statistics
5 2 (12.50%) Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Information Management
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (12.50%) CGI
5 2 (12.50%) SLA
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery

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:

Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) BGP
1 1 (6.25%) DMZ
1 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) MySQL
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) OLAP
4 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) JMeter
1 2 (12.50%) Newman
1 2 (12.50%) Postman
1 2 (12.50%) REST Assured
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) CGI
1 2 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Derivative
2 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
2 1 (6.25%) FMCG
2 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.25%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Analytics
1 4 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) API Testing
3 2 (12.50%) BDD
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (12.50%) Information Management
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Statistics
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Progress
2 1 (6.25%) SAP