Period
to 20 January 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 31 24
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7 +16
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 24 39 59
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.41% 6.98% 9.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.60% 21.20% 18.85%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 33
Median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £28,750 £23,750 £25,400
90th Percentile £63,625 £80,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 129 184 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 39.81% 32.92% 50.24%
Number of salaries quoted 72 145 181
Median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Northern Ireland

Analytical Skills
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Analytical Skills in Northern Ireland

Analytical Skills
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

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

Salary histogram for Analytical Skills in Northern Ireland

Analytical Skills
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 Analytical Skills 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 -1 17 £42,500 -5.56% 3
County Tyrone +2 4 £35,000 -6.67%
County Fermanagh - 3 £32,500 -
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, IT jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) Finance
3 9 (37.50%) Linux
4 8 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (33.33%) Decision-Making
5 7 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (29.17%) Power Platform
5 7 (29.17%) Power BI
5 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
5 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
6 6 (25.00%) C++
6 6 (25.00%) Java
6 6 (25.00%) Fintech
7 5 (20.83%) Machine Learning
7 5 (20.83%) C#
8 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
8 4 (16.67%) QA
8 4 (16.67%) C
8 4 (16.67%) Unix
8 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 4 (16.67%) SDLC
8 4 (16.67%) Analytics
8 4 (16.67%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (16.67%) Data Science
9 3 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 3 (12.50%) Banking
10 2 (8.33%) Computer Science

Analytical Skills
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 (4.17%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Power Platform
2 1 (4.17%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) IPsec
1 1 (4.17%) L2TP
1 1 (4.17%) OpenVPN
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (29.17%) Power BI
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (8.33%) JBehave
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (4.17%) NUnit
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Front Office
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Software Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Power BI Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) QA Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Graduate
7 1 (4.17%) Graduate Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Tester
7 1 (4.17%) UAT Lead
7 1 (4.17%) UAT Test Lead
7 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) Django
2 1 (4.17%) Flask
2 1 (4.17%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Mindset
2 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.33%) Derivative
3 1 (4.17%) Cloud Native
3 1 (4.17%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Decision-Making
2 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
2 7 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
3 6 (25.00%) Fintech
4 5 (20.83%) Machine Learning
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) Analytics
5 4 (16.67%) Data Science
5 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 4 (16.67%) SDLC
6 3 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (8.33%) TDD
7 2 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) C++
2 6 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) C
4 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Dell
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat