Period
to 16 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £23,500 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 16 January 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analyst
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 43 61 75
Rank change year-on-year +18 +14 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 5 7 4
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.56% 1.25% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.30% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 0
Median annual salary £23,500 £27,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.55% - -
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 312 539 595
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.50% 96.42% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 168 430 342
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +8.67%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in Northern Ireland

Data Analyst
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Analyst in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Data Analyst in Northern Ireland

Data Analyst
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Analyst in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 16 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Analyst in Northern Ireland

Data 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 Data Analyst within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 16 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 +18 5 £23,500 -14.55% 1
Data Analyst
UK

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, Data 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 Data Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Information Management
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) FMCG
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Derivative

Data 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Derivative
1 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (20.00%) FMCG
1 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Information Management
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA