Period
to 7 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Business Case skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Case over the 6 months to 7 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Cases
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
7 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 78 50 70
Rank change year-on-year -28 +20 +4
Permanent jobs citing Business Case 14 1 1
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.84% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 0.33% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 1
10th Percentile £28,375 " "
25th Percentile £36,625 £77,500 £63,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,750 £85,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -48.53% +25.93% -
75th Percentile £51,250 £92,500 £71,250
90th Percentile " " "
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

Business Case 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 739 300 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 97.36% 95.54% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 446 158 366
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
75th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £66,625 £67,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

Business Case
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Business Case as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Business Case in Northern Ireland

Business Case
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Business Case in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Business Case in Northern Ireland

Business Case
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Business Case in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 7 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Business Case in Northern Ireland

Business Case
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 Case within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 7 December 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 £43,750 -
Business Case
UK

For the 6 months to 7 December 2021, IT jobs citing Business Case 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 Business Case.

1 12 (85.71%) Project Management
2 9 (64.29%) PMO
3 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) Analytics
5 5 (35.71%) Dependency Management
5 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
5 5 (35.71%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (35.71%) Financial Modelling
5 5 (35.71%) Workshop Facilitation
5 5 (35.71%) Requirements Gathering
6 4 (28.57%) Social Skills
6 4 (28.57%) Business Process Analysis
6 4 (28.57%) Renewable Energy
6 4 (28.57%) Process Improvement
6 4 (28.57%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 2 (14.29%) Validation
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (14.29%) Scrum
7 2 (14.29%) PMP
7 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
7 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Change Control
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
8 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
8 1 (7.14%) Data Science

Business Case
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 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Azure
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Social Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Analytics Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Insight Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Lead Product Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Product Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Renewable Energy
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Project Management
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (42.86%) Analytics
4 5 (35.71%) Dependency Management
4 5 (35.71%) Financial Modelling
4 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
4 5 (35.71%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (35.71%) Requirements Gathering
4 5 (35.71%) Workshop Facilitation
5 4 (28.57%) Business Process Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Change Management
5 4 (28.57%) Process Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Change Control
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Validation
7 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 2 (14.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft