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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 3 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 29 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 39.19% 9.15% 4.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 78.38% 19.23% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 9
Average salary £45,000 £32,000 £17,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.62% +82.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
37 78 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 50.00% 47.56% 33.75%
Number of salaries quoted 20 45 36
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,200 £16,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,500 £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 27 January 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Belfast

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 66 (97.06%) Degree
2 61 (89.71%) Software Engineering
3 54 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (75.00%) Java
5 47 (69.12%) UNIX
6 45 (66.18%) Linux
6 45 (66.18%) OO
6 45 (66.18%) TDD
6 45 (66.18%) Subversion
6 45 (66.18%) Java EE
6 45 (66.18%) Multithreading
6 45 (66.18%) Git (software)
7 14 (20.59%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (20.59%) PrimeFaces
7 14 (20.59%) JSF
8 11 (16.18%) SQL
8 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
9 9 (13.24%) C
9 9 (13.24%) C++
9 9 (13.24%) Oracle
9 9 (13.24%) Manufacturing
9 9 (13.24%) Network Management
10 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
11 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
12 6 (8.82%) HTML
12 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
12 6 (8.82%) CSS
12 6 (8.82%) jQuery
13 5 (7.35%) YUI
13 5 (7.35%) User Experience

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 5 (7.35%) JBoss
1 5 (7.35%) Tomcat
1 5 (7.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) Network Security
2 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) OLTP
2 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (66.18%) Subversion
1 45 (66.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (13.24%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.47%) Banking
2 1 (1.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (66.18%) Java Engineer
2 14 (20.59%) Senior Java Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Real Time Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Software Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Consultant
5 5 (7.35%) Implementation Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Implementation Consultant
5 5 (7.35%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Integration Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) Developer
7 3 (4.41%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.47%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (1.47%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.47%) DBA
8 1 (1.47%) Applications Developer
8 1 (1.47%) Administrator
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (1.47%) SQL DBA
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (66.18%) Java EE
2 14 (20.59%) JSF
2 14 (20.59%) PrimeFaces
3 6 (8.82%) HTML
3 6 (8.82%) CSS
3 6 (8.82%) jQuery
4 5 (7.35%) YUI
4 5 (7.35%) SOAP
4 5 (7.35%) Web Services
4 5 (7.35%) XML
4 5 (7.35%) XSLT
4 5 (7.35%) .NET
5 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.41%) WCF
6 3 (4.41%) WPF
6 3 (4.41%) Silverlight
6 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) User Experience
1 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.47%) Statistics
3 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.47%) Physics
3 1 (1.47%) Chemistry
3 1 (1.47%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 47 (69.12%) UNIX
2 45 (66.18%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (89.71%) Software Engineering
2 54 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (66.18%) TDD
3 45 (66.18%) OO
3 45 (66.18%) Multithreading
4 14 (20.59%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (13.24%) Network Management
6 3 (4.41%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.41%) MVC
7 1 (1.47%) Migration
7 1 (1.47%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.47%) ETL
7 1 (1.47%) Project Management
7 1 (1.47%) ITIL
7 1 (1.47%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.47%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 51 (75.00%) Java
2 11 (16.18%) SQL
3 9 (13.24%) C
3 9 (13.24%) C++
4 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.35%) C#
6 4 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.88%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 66 (97.06%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) HNC
3 3 (4.41%) HND
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.47%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) NFS
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Oracle
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.47%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.47%) Ab Initio
3 1 (1.47%) VMware
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