Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 22 31
Rank change year-on-year -6 +9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 42 25 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 9.29% 7.35% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.22% 8.17% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 3
Northern Ireland median annual salary £25,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.50% -5.88% +77.08%
10th Percentile £18,500 £26,750 £30,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £74,750 £70,250
UK median annual salary £50,198 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.40% - -

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 411 306 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.93% 90.00% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 254 238 114
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,250 £40,000 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.88% +0.63% +18.13%
10th Percentile £19,975 £26,250 £24,475
90th Percentile £55,875 £61,625 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Northern Ireland

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Business Analysis in Northern Ireland

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analysis in Northern Ireland

Business Analysis
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 Business Analysis within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 18 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 +1 37 £40,000 -11.11%
County Armagh -5 3 £22,500 -55.00%
Newry - 2 £19,000 -
Business Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 27 (64.29%) Project Management
2 26 (61.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (59.52%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (59.52%) MS Visio
3 25 (59.52%) Legal
4 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
5 21 (50.00%) Degree
6 20 (47.62%) Management Information System
7 19 (45.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (45.24%) Oracle
7 19 (45.24%) Computer Science
7 19 (45.24%) SDLC
7 19 (45.24%) Computer Science Degree
8 18 (42.86%) Customer-Centricity
8 18 (42.86%) Traceability Matrix
8 18 (42.86%) Dashboard Development
8 18 (42.86%) Ticket Management
8 18 (42.86%) Kanban
8 18 (42.86%) Microsoft Project
8 18 (42.86%) Workflow Management
8 18 (42.86%) Scrum
8 18 (42.86%) Workflow
8 18 (42.86%) Process Management
9 15 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (26.19%) PMP
10 11 (26.19%) PMI Certification
11 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (21.43%) Finance
13 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering

Business Analysis
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 (2.38%) CMS
1 1 (2.38%) Drupal
Applications
1 26 (61.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (59.52%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (59.52%) MS Visio
3 18 (42.86%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.38%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.38%) SAP FSCM
1 1 (2.38%) SAP MM
1 1 (2.38%) SAP PS
1 1 (2.38%) SAP SD
General
1 25 (59.52%) Legal
2 9 (21.43%) Finance
3 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
4 6 (14.29%) Front Office
5 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
6 2 (4.76%) Retail
7 1 (2.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Scrum Master
2 10 (23.81%) Analyst
3 9 (21.43%) Business Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Developer
5 3 (7.14%) IT Support
6 2 (4.76%) IT Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Java Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Support Technician
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) CSS
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) HTML5
1 1 (2.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (47.62%) Management Information System
2 19 (45.24%) Computer Science
3 8 (19.05%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.76%) FMCG
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Project Management
2 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) SDLC
2 19 (45.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (42.86%) Customer-Centricity
3 18 (42.86%) Dashboard Development
3 18 (42.86%) Kanban
3 18 (42.86%) Process Management
3 18 (42.86%) Scrum
3 18 (42.86%) Ticket Management
3 18 (42.86%) Traceability Matrix
3 18 (42.86%) Workflow
3 18 (42.86%) Workflow Management
4 15 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
7 7 (16.67%) UML
7 7 (16.67%) Use Case
8 3 (7.14%) ERP
9 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) Java
2 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) Degree
2 19 (45.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (26.19%) PMI Certification
3 11 (26.19%) PMP
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.38%) SAP Certification
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 19 (45.24%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) SAP