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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 9 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 8 27 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 17.02% 19.42% 13.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 30.77% 28.13% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 13
Average salary £27,500 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.83% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,250 £44,300
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
26 96 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 55.32% 69.06% 56.67%
Number of salaries quoted 20 39 65
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Belfast

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 38 (86.36%) Degree
2 27 (61.36%) Software Engineering
3 20 (45.45%) Java
4 18 (40.91%) UNIX
4 18 (40.91%) Python
5 16 (36.36%) Linux
6 15 (34.09%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
7 14 (31.82%) C++
7 14 (31.82%) HTML
8 13 (29.55%) OO
9 12 (27.27%) CSS
9 12 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (27.27%) Big Data
9 12 (27.27%) Analytics
10 11 (25.00%) Business Analysis
10 11 (25.00%) Oracle
11 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
11 10 (22.73%) User Experience
12 9 (20.45%) Workday HCM
12 9 (20.45%) Relational Database
12 9 (20.45%) Rapid7
12 9 (20.45%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (20.45%) QA
12 9 (20.45%) Computer Security
12 9 (20.45%) CRM
12 9 (20.45%) ERP
12 9 (20.45%) Mac OS X
13 8 (18.18%) Risk Management

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (11.36%) SAS
3 4 (9.09%) Node.js
4 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.27%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) JBoss
5 1 (2.27%) Apache
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.27%) Confluence
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) MS Office
3 3 (6.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Workday HCM
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (15.91%) SaaS
3 6 (13.64%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (6.82%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (6.82%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) FTP
1 1 (2.27%) VPN
1 1 (2.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) Big Data
2 9 (20.45%) Relational Database
3 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 6 (13.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (13.64%) NoSQL
4 6 (13.64%) RDBMS
5 5 (11.36%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (6.82%) MySQL
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Valgrind
1 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) JUnit
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Mockito
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.27%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Software Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Graduate
3 6 (13.64%) Lead Software Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.82%) Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Workday Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Product Owner
6 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) QA Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior QA Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) DSP Software Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (2.27%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Product Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) HTML
2 12 (27.27%) CSS
3 8 (18.18%) Web Services
4 6 (13.64%) .NET
5 4 (9.09%) HTML5
5 4 (9.09%) CSS3
6 2 (4.55%) REST
6 2 (4.55%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (4.55%) SOAP
6 2 (4.55%) XML
7 1 (2.27%) XSLT
7 1 (2.27%) LAMP
7 1 (2.27%) Ajax
7 1 (2.27%) J2EE
7 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) User Experience
2 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (11.36%) Economics
3 5 (11.36%) Statistics
3 5 (11.36%) GIS
3 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.36%) Mathematics
3 5 (11.36%) Physics
3 5 (11.36%) Chemistry
3 5 (11.36%) Psychology
4 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.82%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.27%) Informatics
6 1 (2.27%) Health Informatics
6 1 (2.27%) Clustering
6 1 (2.27%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) UNIX
2 16 (36.36%) Linux
3 9 (20.45%) Mac OS X
4 4 (9.09%) Windows
4 4 (9.09%) Solaris
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Software Engineering
2 15 (34.09%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (29.55%) OO
4 12 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (27.27%) Analytics
5 11 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
7 9 (20.45%) Computer Security
7 9 (20.45%) CRM
7 9 (20.45%) ERP
8 8 (18.18%) Risk Management
9 7 (15.91%) OOP
10 6 (13.64%) SOA
10 6 (13.64%) Project Management
10 6 (13.64%) Scrum
10 6 (13.64%) MapReduce
10 6 (13.64%) Automated Testing
11 5 (11.36%) Operations Research
11 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) Java
2 18 (40.91%) Python
3 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 14 (31.82%) C++
4 8 (18.18%) C#
4 8 (18.18%) Ruby
5 4 (9.09%) C
6 3 (6.82%) SQL
6 3 (6.82%) Perl
7 2 (4.55%) PHP
8 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (86.36%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.27%) MCSE
3 1 (2.27%) CCNP
3 1 (2.27%) CCNA
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle
2 9 (20.45%) Rapid7
3 8 (18.18%) SAP
4 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.82%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (6.82%) Coverity
6 2 (4.55%) VMware
7 1 (2.27%) New Relic
7 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.27%) Apple
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Kainos Software
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago