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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 7 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 35 7 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 24.82% 5.56% 12.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 36.84% 10.45% 30.48%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 15
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
95 67 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 67.38% 53.17% 41.02%
Number of salaries quoted 38 37 60
Average salary £39,000 £29,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -31.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Belfast

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 40 (85.11%) Degree
2 31 (65.96%) Software Engineering
3 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (36.17%) C++
5 16 (34.04%) Java
6 13 (27.66%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (25.53%) UNIX
7 12 (25.53%) OO
7 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
7 12 (25.53%) HTML
8 11 (23.40%) Python
8 11 (23.40%) Linux
9 10 (21.28%) C
9 10 (21.28%) CSS
9 10 (21.28%) Business Analysis
9 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
9 10 (21.28%) Big Data
9 10 (21.28%) Analytics
9 10 (21.28%) Workday HCM
10 9 (19.15%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (19.15%) QA
10 9 (19.15%) C#
10 9 (19.15%) Oracle
10 9 (19.15%) CRM
10 9 (19.15%) ERP
11 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
11 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (17.02%) Manufacturing
11 8 (17.02%) SaaS
11 8 (17.02%) Network Management

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (10.64%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (8.51%) SAS
2 4 (8.51%) Node.js
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) MS Office
3 3 (6.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Workday HCM
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (17.02%) SaaS
3 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (10.64%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (6.38%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (6.38%) Taleo
6 1 (2.13%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) Big Data
2 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (10.64%) NoSQL
4 5 (10.64%) RDBMS
5 4 (8.51%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (4.26%) MySQL
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Mockito
1 1 (2.13%) Valgrind
1 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.13%) JUnit
General
1 8 (17.02%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Real Time Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Software Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Graduate
4 5 (10.64%) Lead Software Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.38%) Workday Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Junior
7 2 (4.26%) Graduate C# Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Junior C# Developer
7 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Development Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Product Specialist
8 1 (2.13%) Test Automation Specialist
8 1 (2.13%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) HTML
2 10 (21.28%) CSS
3 7 (14.89%) .NET
4 6 (12.77%) Web Services
5 4 (8.51%) HTML5
5 4 (8.51%) CSS3
6 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.13%) REST
6 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.13%) WCF
6 1 (2.13%) WPF
6 1 (2.13%) Silverlight
6 1 (2.13%) Ajax
6 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.13%) J2EE
6 1 (2.13%) XML
6 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) User Experience
2 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.51%) Statistics
3 4 (8.51%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.51%) Physics
3 4 (8.51%) Chemistry
3 4 (8.51%) Psychology
3 4 (8.51%) Economics
3 4 (8.51%) GIS
3 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.26%) Open Source
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) UNIX
2 11 (23.40%) Linux
3 7 (14.89%) Mac OS X
4 3 (6.38%) Windows
5 2 (4.26%) Solaris
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (65.96%) Software Engineering
2 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.66%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (25.53%) OO
5 10 (21.28%) Business Analysis
5 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
5 10 (21.28%) Analytics
6 9 (19.15%) CRM
6 9 (19.15%) ERP
7 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (17.02%) Network Management
8 7 (14.89%) Computer Security
9 6 (12.77%) OOP
9 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Automated Testing
10 5 (10.64%) MapReduce
10 5 (10.64%) System Testing
10 5 (10.64%) SOA
10 5 (10.64%) Project Management
11 4 (8.51%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) C++
2 16 (34.04%) Java
3 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
4 11 (23.40%) Python
5 10 (21.28%) C
6 9 (19.15%) C#
7 6 (12.77%) SQL
7 6 (12.77%) Ruby
8 2 (4.26%) PHP
9 1 (2.13%) Apex Code
9 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.13%) Perl
9 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (85.11%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) HNC
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.13%) HND
3 1 (2.13%) MCSE
3 1 (2.13%) CCNP
3 1 (2.13%) CCNA
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.13%) NFS
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.89%) Rapid7
3 7 (14.89%) SAP
4 4 (8.51%) Business Objects
5 3 (6.38%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.13%) Coverity
6 1 (2.13%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) Google
6 1 (2.13%) Apple
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast
Rapid7
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Belfast
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Posted: 15 days ago
Belfast
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Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago