Period
to 25 September 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 20 20
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 98 32 53
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 13.46% 9.67% 9.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.34% 10.00% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 54 14 40
10th Percentile £24,750 £21,975 £22,450
25th Percentile £26,750 £23,000 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £31,250 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% -10.71% +22.81%
75th Percentile £45,000 £36,250 £39,375
90th Percentile £54,750 £40,625 £75,700
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 639 320 545
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 87.77% 96.68% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 405 132 379
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £60,000 £73,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +3 89 £32,000 +16.36% 16
Newry - 5 £40,000 -
County Down - 5 £40,000 - 1
County Armagh - 2 £37,500 -
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 40 (40.82%) QA
2 39 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (38.78%) Java
3 38 (38.78%) Test Automation
4 29 (29.59%) Management Information System
5 28 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 28 (28.57%) Degree
6 26 (26.53%) Performance Testing
6 26 (26.53%) Integration Testing
6 26 (26.53%) RESTful
6 26 (26.53%) BDD
7 25 (25.51%) Git (software)
7 25 (25.51%) Newman
7 25 (25.51%) REST Assured
7 25 (25.51%) Postman
7 25 (25.51%) Computer Science
7 25 (25.51%) SC Cleared
7 25 (25.51%) Security Cleared
7 25 (25.51%) JMeter
8 22 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (21.43%) Software Testing
9 21 (21.43%) Social Skills
10 19 (19.39%) API Testing
11 17 (17.35%) Manufacturing
12 16 (16.33%) ERP
12 16 (16.33%) Microsoft Excel
13 15 (15.31%) Oracle
13 15 (15.31%) Project Management
13 15 (15.31%) Finance
13 15 (15.31%) PMO

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 6 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.02%) Apache
2 1 (1.02%) IIS
2 1 (1.02%) SAS
2 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (16.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (6.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (12.24%) Oracle Applications
1 12 (12.24%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (12.24%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Google Workspace
1 3 (3.06%) SaaS
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (1.02%) AWS
3 1 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.02%) Kong
3 1 (1.02%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) Network Security
2 1 (1.02%) DHCP
2 1 (1.02%) DNS
2 1 (1.02%) Firewall
2 1 (1.02%) FTP
2 1 (1.02%) HTTP
2 1 (1.02%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.02%) SMTP
2 1 (1.02%) SSH
2 1 (1.02%) SSL
2 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.02%) Telnet
2 1 (1.02%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) MySQL
1 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.06%) Qlik Sense
2 3 (3.06%) QlikView
2 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.02%) Big Data
4 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.02%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (1.02%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 25 (25.51%) Git (software)
1 25 (25.51%) JMeter
1 25 (25.51%) Newman
1 25 (25.51%) Postman
1 25 (25.51%) REST Assured
2 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (21.43%) Social Skills
2 17 (17.35%) Manufacturing
3 15 (15.31%) Finance
4 13 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.10%) Organisational Skills
5 5 (5.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (3.06%) Banking
6 3 (3.06%) Retail
7 2 (2.04%) Legal
8 1 (1.02%) Back Office
8 1 (1.02%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.53%) RESTful
2 1 (1.02%) HTML
2 1 (1.02%) HTML5
2 1 (1.02%) JMS
2 1 (1.02%) JSON
2 1 (1.02%) LAMP
2 1 (1.02%) REST
2 1 (1.02%) SOAP
2 1 (1.02%) XML
2 1 (1.02%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.59%) Management Information System
2 13 (13.27%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (5.10%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.06%) FMCG
4 3 (3.06%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.02%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (1.02%) Linked Data
5 1 (1.02%) NHS
5 1 (1.02%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.06%) Linux
2 2 (2.04%) Unix
3 1 (1.02%) Windows
3 1 (1.02%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (38.78%) Test Automation
3 28 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 26 (26.53%) BDD
4 26 (26.53%) Integration Testing
4 26 (26.53%) Performance Testing
5 25 (25.51%) Computer Science
6 22 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (21.43%) Software Testing
8 19 (19.39%) API Testing
9 16 (16.33%) ERP
10 15 (15.31%) Project Management
11 14 (14.29%) Data Analysis
12 13 (13.27%) Business Process Improvement
12 13 (13.27%) Process Improvement
12 13 (13.27%) Scrum
13 12 (12.24%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (12.24%) Software Delivery
13 12 (12.24%) Test Strategy
13 12 (12.24%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 38 (38.78%) Java
2 6 (6.12%) SQL
3 4 (4.08%) Python
4 3 (3.06%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.02%) R
5 1 (1.02%) VB
5 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (28.57%) Degree
2 25 (25.51%) SC Cleared
2 25 (25.51%) Security Cleared
3 12 (12.24%) HNC
3 12 (12.24%) ISTQB
3 12 (12.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (8.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (40.82%) QA
2 15 (15.31%) PMO
3 5 (5.10%) GLP
3 5 (5.10%) GMP
3 5 (5.10%) Good Clinical Practice
3 5 (5.10%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (12.24%) HP ALM
1 12 (12.24%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.02%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (15.31%) Oracle
2 12 (12.24%) HP
2 12 (12.24%) JD Edwards
3 5 (5.10%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.06%) SAP
5 1 (1.02%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.02%) Aruba
5 1 (1.02%) Avaya
5 1 (1.02%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.02%) Dell
5 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.02%) ServiceNow