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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 29 23 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 8 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 3.52% 7.48% 20.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.41% 23.53% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 11
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -24.44%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%

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 34 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 37.44% 31.78% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 74 17 21
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,500 £26,270
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Belfast

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 12 (63.16%) Degree
2 11 (57.89%) Java
3 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
4 8 (42.11%) PL/SQL
4 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 8 (42.11%) Oracle
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
5 7 (36.84%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (36.84%) PVCS
5 7 (36.84%) SAP
5 7 (36.84%) EJB
5 7 (36.84%) JDBC
5 7 (36.84%) JSP
5 7 (36.84%) J2EE
5 7 (36.84%) JMS
5 7 (36.84%) ISO 9001
5 7 (36.84%) IBM
5 7 (36.84%) NetWeaver
5 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
5 7 (36.84%) JSF
5 7 (36.84%) Ajax
5 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
5 7 (36.84%) Silverlight
5 7 (36.84%) JAX-WS
5 7 (36.84%) Data Protection
5 7 (36.84%) Java EE 5
5 7 (36.84%) EJB 3.0
5 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
6 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (36.84%) NetWeaver
1 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
1 7 (36.84%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) Network Security
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) PVCS
2 3 (15.79%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Front Office
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
1 7 (36.84%) Java Developer
1 7 (36.84%) Senior Developer
1 7 (36.84%) Senior Java Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Test Automation Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Test Scripter
3 3 (15.79%) Test Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Production Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Applications Support
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Ajax
1 7 (36.84%) EJB
1 7 (36.84%) EJB 3.0
1 7 (36.84%) J2EE
1 7 (36.84%) Java EE 5
1 7 (36.84%) JAX-WS
1 7 (36.84%) JDBC
1 7 (36.84%) JMS
1 7 (36.84%) JSF
1 7 (36.84%) JSP
1 7 (36.84%) Silverlight
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
2 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
2 7 (36.84%) Data Protection
2 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
3 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
3 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
3 3 (15.79%) User Stories
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.26%) KYC
5 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Security Operations
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) PL/SQL
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) C++
3 3 (15.79%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) CISSP
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) CCSA
3 1 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CISM
3 1 (5.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Incident Response Team
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) IBM
2 7 (36.84%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
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