Period
to 27 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 79 53 74
Rank change year-on-year -26 +21 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 9 1 4
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.44% 0.27% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.28% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
10th Percentile £22,300 " "
25th Percentile £22,750 £49,500 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £25,500 £52,000 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year -50.96% +60.00% +25.00%
75th Percentile £26,750 £54,500 £39,375
90th Percentile £30,200 " £42,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

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 567 359 616
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.01% 98.36% 97.62%
Number of salaries quoted 342 134 433
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,825 £24,000
25th Percentile £32,000 £31,625 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.71% +2.41% +10.67%
75th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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
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 27 July 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 -26 9 £25,500 -50.96%
Data Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Project Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Social Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Dynamics 365

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft 365
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) MySQL
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) Big Data
5 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Social Skills
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Project Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
4 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (11.11%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) R
3 1 (11.11%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com