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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 9 17 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 24 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 18.75% 11.19% 3.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 28.24% 21.33% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 3
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £21,750 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
85 75 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 66.41% 52.45% 32.76%
Number of salaries quoted 29 60 36
Average salary £26,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 16 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Belfast

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 37 (92.50%) Degree
2 26 (65.00%) SQL
3 23 (57.50%) Software Engineering
4 21 (52.50%) Oracle
5 16 (40.00%) Java
6 15 (37.50%) PL/SQL
7 12 (30.00%) C#
7 12 (30.00%) .NET
7 12 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
7 12 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
8 11 (27.50%) HTML
8 11 (27.50%) CSS
8 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 9 (22.50%) XML
10 9 (22.50%) XSLT
10 9 (22.50%) OO
10 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
10 9 (22.50%) Internet
10 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (20.00%) TDD
11 8 (20.00%) JDeveloper
11 8 (20.00%) Oracle ADF
11 8 (20.00%) Web Services
12 7 (17.50%) VB.NET
12 7 (17.50%) WCF
12 7 (17.50%) Network Security
13 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
13 6 (15.00%) jQuery

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 5 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) Internet
2 7 (17.50%) Network Security
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (20.00%) JDeveloper
3 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (15.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.50%) Front Office
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Implementation Consultant
3 9 (22.50%) Consultant
3 9 (22.50%) Software Developer
4 8 (20.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 8 (20.00%) SQL Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Java Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Software Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Integration Consultant
6 5 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Java Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Graduate
9 1 (2.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.50%) Software Architect
9 1 (2.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) .NET
2 11 (27.50%) HTML
2 11 (27.50%) CSS
3 9 (22.50%) XML
3 9 (22.50%) XSLT
4 8 (20.00%) Oracle ADF
4 8 (20.00%) Web Services
5 7 (17.50%) WCF
6 6 (15.00%) jQuery
6 6 (15.00%) Java EE
7 5 (12.50%) SOAP
7 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 5 (12.50%) YUI
8 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (10.00%) JSF
8 4 (10.00%) PrimeFaces
8 4 (10.00%) DHTML
8 4 (10.00%) DOM
8 4 (10.00%) XSL
9 3 (7.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) User Experience
3 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.00%) Physics
4 1 (2.50%) Equities
4 1 (2.50%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.50%) Firmware
4 1 (2.50%) Chemistry
4 1 (2.50%) Biology
4 1 (2.50%) Derivative
4 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Linux
1 6 (15.00%) UNIX
2 4 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Software Engineering
2 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (22.50%) OO
4 8 (20.00%) TDD
5 6 (15.00%) Multithreading
6 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.50%) MVC
7 3 (7.50%) Refactoring
8 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Scrum
9 1 (2.50%) Extreme Programming
9 1 (2.50%) Migration
9 1 (2.50%) DNA
9 1 (2.50%) Project Management
9 1 (2.50%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Product Management
9 1 (2.50%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.50%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (2.50%) BDD
9 1 (2.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) SQL
2 16 (40.00%) Java
3 15 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 12 (30.00%) C#
5 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (17.50%) VB.NET
7 5 (12.50%) C++
8 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.50%) C
9 1 (2.50%) VBA
9 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (92.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) HNC
2 3 (7.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) Oracle
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.50%) JBoss
4 1 (2.50%) Sybase
4 1 (2.50%) KANA
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