Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 11 28
Rank change year-on-year -16 +17 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 43 37 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 9.49% 10.95% 4.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.86% 11.94% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 27 31 5
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £19,650 £26,250 £19,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £63,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 436 310 160
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 91.72% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 282 239 120
Northern Ireland median annual salary £36,000 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - +10.79%
10th Percentile £20,500 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Northern Ireland

Analyst
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Analyst in Northern Ireland

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 -15 33 £35,000 -7.89% 5
County Tyrone 0 4 £32,500 +14.04% 1
County Armagh - 4 £37,500 -
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Northern Ireland region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 22 (51.16%) Degree
2 15 (34.88%) MS Visio
2 15 (34.88%) Management Information System
2 15 (34.88%) Legal
3 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (32.56%) Computer Science
3 14 (32.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (27.91%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (27.91%) SQL
5 11 (25.58%) Finance
5 11 (25.58%) QA
6 10 (23.26%) Business Analysis
7 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
7 9 (20.93%) Project Management
7 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
8 8 (18.60%) SAP
8 8 (18.60%) Oracle
8 8 (18.60%) ISTQB
8 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (18.60%) Test Strategy
9 7 (16.28%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
9 7 (16.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (16.28%) Software Delivery
9 7 (16.28%) Requirements Analysis

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 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (34.88%) MS Visio
2 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (16.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.33%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (2.33%) SAP MM
1 1 (2.33%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.30%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.65%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 15 (34.88%) Legal
2 11 (25.58%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Management Information System
2 14 (32.56%) Computer Science
3 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (9.30%) FMCG
4 4 (9.30%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.33%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (2.33%) Derivative
6 1 (2.33%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
1 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (23.26%) Business Analysis
4 9 (20.93%) Project Management
4 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
5 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (18.60%) Test Strategy
6 7 (16.28%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (16.28%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (16.28%) Scrum
6 7 (16.28%) Software Delivery
6 7 (16.28%) System Testing
6 7 (16.28%) UML
6 7 (16.28%) Use Case
6 7 (16.28%) Validation
7 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (11.63%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
9 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) Java
2 2 (4.65%) VBA
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) Degree
2 14 (32.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (18.60%) ISTQB
4 7 (16.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (6.98%) HND
6 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.58%) QA
2 4 (9.30%) GCP
3 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle
2 8 (18.60%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) Ariba
3 1 (2.33%) HP
3 1 (2.33%) Workday