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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 9 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 30 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 24.19% 11.89% 12.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 40.00% 19.77% 30.86%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 19
Average salary £37,500 £30,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.96% -24.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,750 £47,500
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
75 86 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 60.48% 60.14% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 31 49 50
Average salary £50,000 £29,625 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.77% -34.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 June 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Belfast

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 41 (85.42%) Degree
2 30 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 19 (39.58%) Java
4 17 (35.42%) UNIX
4 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (33.33%) Python
6 15 (31.25%) Linux
6 15 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
7 14 (29.17%) C++
8 13 (27.08%) HTML
8 13 (27.08%) OO
9 12 (25.00%) Oracle
9 12 (25.00%) Big Data
9 12 (25.00%) Analytics
10 11 (22.92%) Test Automation
10 11 (22.92%) CSS
10 11 (22.92%) Business Analysis
11 10 (20.83%) C#
11 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (20.83%) QA
11 10 (20.83%) Workday HCM
11 10 (20.83%) User Experience
12 9 (18.75%) Rapid7
12 9 (18.75%) Computer Security
12 9 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
12 9 (18.75%) CRM
12 9 (18.75%) ERP
12 9 (18.75%) Microsoft

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (10.42%) SAS
3 4 (8.33%) Node.js
4 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.08%) JBoss
5 1 (2.08%) Apache
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.08%) Confluence
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.42%) MS Office
3 3 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Workday HCM
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (16.67%) SaaS
3 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (12.50%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (6.25%) Taleo
6 1 (2.08%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) FTP
1 1 (2.08%) VPN
1 1 (2.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) Big Data
2 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 6 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 6 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 5 (10.42%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (4.17%) MySQL
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Valgrind
1 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.08%) JUnit
2 1 (2.08%) JIRA
2 1 (2.08%) Mockito
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.08%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Software Engineer
1 10 (20.83%) Developer
2 8 (16.67%) Graduate
3 6 (12.50%) Lead Software Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Real Time Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Workday Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Graduate C# Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Junior
6 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior QA Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Junior C# Developer
6 2 (4.17%) QA Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) HTML
2 11 (22.92%) CSS
3 8 (16.67%) .NET
3 8 (16.67%) Web Services
4 4 (8.33%) HTML5
4 4 (8.33%) CSS3
5 2 (4.17%) REST
5 2 (4.17%) SOAP
5 2 (4.17%) XML
6 1 (2.08%) XSLT
6 1 (2.08%) LAMP
6 1 (2.08%) Ajax
6 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.08%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (2.08%) WCF
6 1 (2.08%) WPF
6 1 (2.08%) Silverlight
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.08%) J2EE
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) User Experience
2 8 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (10.42%) Economics
3 5 (10.42%) Statistics
3 5 (10.42%) GIS
3 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.42%) Mathematics
3 5 (10.42%) Physics
3 5 (10.42%) Chemistry
3 5 (10.42%) Psychology
4 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.25%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.08%) Informatics
6 1 (2.08%) Health Informatics
6 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.08%) Clustering
6 1 (2.08%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) UNIX
2 15 (31.25%) Linux
3 9 (18.75%) Mac OS X
4 4 (8.33%) Windows
5 3 (6.25%) Solaris
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (27.08%) OO
5 12 (25.00%) Analytics
6 11 (22.92%) Business Analysis
6 11 (22.92%) Test Automation
7 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (18.75%) Computer Security
8 9 (18.75%) CRM
8 9 (18.75%) ERP
9 7 (14.58%) Risk Management
10 6 (12.50%) Project Management
10 6 (12.50%) OOP
10 6 (12.50%) SOA
10 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 6 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 6 (12.50%) MapReduce
11 5 (10.42%) Operations Research
11 5 (10.42%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) Java
2 16 (33.33%) Python
3 14 (29.17%) C++
3 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 10 (20.83%) C#
5 8 (16.67%) Ruby
6 6 (12.50%) C
6 6 (12.50%) SQL
7 3 (6.25%) Perl
8 2 (4.17%) PHP
9 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.08%) Apex Code
9 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 41 (85.42%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.08%) HNC
3 1 (2.08%) HND
3 1 (2.08%) MCSE
3 1 (2.08%) CCNP
3 1 (2.08%) CCNA
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Oracle
2 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.75%) Rapid7
3 8 (16.67%) SAP
4 5 (10.42%) Business Objects
5 3 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (4.17%) VMware
6 2 (4.17%) Coverity
7 1 (2.08%) New Relic
7 1 (2.08%) Google
7 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.08%) Apple
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