The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 4 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 11 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 20.75% 6.71% 8.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 39.29% 13.10% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 8
Average salary £45,000 £29,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.54% -7.08%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Computer Science
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Miscellaneous Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
28 84 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 52.83% 51.22% 48.37%
Number of salaries quoted 24 46 53
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Belfast region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Belfast

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Belfast

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 62 (95.38%) Degree
2 56 (86.15%) Software Engineering
3 53 (81.54%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (69.23%) Java
4 45 (69.23%) UNIX
5 44 (67.69%) OO
5 44 (67.69%) TDD
6 43 (66.15%) Subversion
6 43 (66.15%) Linux
6 43 (66.15%) Java EE
6 43 (66.15%) Multithreading
6 43 (66.15%) Git (software)
7 13 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (20.00%) PrimeFaces
7 13 (20.00%) JSF
8 10 (15.38%) Manufacturing
8 10 (15.38%) C
8 10 (15.38%) C++
8 10 (15.38%) Network Management
9 9 (13.85%) SQL
10 7 (10.77%) C#
11 6 (9.23%) .NET
11 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
12 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
13 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
13 4 (6.15%) HNC
13 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET
13 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
13 4 (6.15%) Oracle
13 4 (6.15%) T-SQL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
1 1 (1.54%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) iSCSI
1 1 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) OLTP
2 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (66.15%) Subversion
1 43 (66.15%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.62%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (66.15%) Java Engineer
2 13 (20.00%) Senior Java Engineer
3 10 (15.38%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
3 10 (15.38%) Real Time Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Developer
5 3 (4.62%) Graduate
5 3 (4.62%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Graduate C# Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Junior Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Junior C# Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (3.08%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Junior
7 1 (1.54%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.54%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (1.54%) DBA
7 1 (1.54%) Applications Developer
7 1 (1.54%) Administrator
7 1 (1.54%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (1.54%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (66.15%) Java EE
2 13 (20.00%) PrimeFaces
2 13 (20.00%) JSF
3 6 (9.23%) .NET
4 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (4.62%) WCF
5 3 (4.62%) WPF
5 3 (4.62%) Silverlight
6 2 (3.08%) J2EE
7 1 (1.54%) CSS
7 1 (1.54%) HTML
7 1 (1.54%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.54%) Statistics
2 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.54%) Physics
2 1 (1.54%) Chemistry
2 1 (1.54%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 45 (69.23%) UNIX
2 43 (66.15%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (86.15%) Software Engineering
2 53 (81.54%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (67.69%) OO
3 44 (67.69%) TDD
4 43 (66.15%) Multithreading
5 13 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (15.38%) Network Management
7 3 (4.62%) MVC
7 3 (4.62%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.54%) ITIL
8 1 (1.54%) Project Management
8 1 (1.54%) Data Modelling
8 1 (1.54%) ETL
8 1 (1.54%) Migration
8 1 (1.54%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.54%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.54%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 45 (69.23%) Java
2 10 (15.38%) C
2 10 (15.38%) C++
3 9 (13.85%) SQL
4 7 (10.77%) C#
5 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.15%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.54%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 62 (95.38%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) HNC
3 3 (4.62%) HND
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.54%) MCITP
4 1 (1.54%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) NFS
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
1 4 (6.15%) Oracle
2 1 (1.54%) Cognizant
2 1 (1.54%) Ab Initio
2 1 (1.54%) VMware
2 1 (1.54%) Google