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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 25 3 27
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +24
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.76% 30.43% 7.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.52% 65.63% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 12
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
27 32 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 25.71% 46.38% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 47
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Belfast

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) ERP
4 3 (30.00%) NetWeaver
4 3 (30.00%) EAM
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) CRM
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) J2EE
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (30.00%) SAP
4 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (30.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (30.00%) SaaS
4 3 (30.00%) Smart Energy
5 2 (20.00%) Workday HCM
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) WCF
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (30.00%) NetWeaver
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) QA Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) QA Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) J2EE
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) LINQ
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Smart Energy
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Social Network
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) ERP
3 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) CRM
3 3 (30.00%) EAM
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) IBM
1 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft