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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 11 13 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 25 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 17.24% 12.84% 4.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 29.07% 27.54% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 4
Average salary £30,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £44,300 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
86 69 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 59.31% 46.62% 35.24%
Number of salaries quoted 39 54 41
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £45,000 £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 29 August 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Belfast

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 31 (91.18%) Degree
2 27 (79.41%) SQL
3 22 (64.71%) Oracle
4 16 (47.06%) PL/SQL
4 16 (47.06%) Software Engineering
5 13 (38.24%) Oracle Forms
6 12 (35.29%) Oracle EBS
7 11 (32.35%) .NET
7 11 (32.35%) C#
8 10 (29.41%) HTML
8 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
8 10 (29.41%) CSS
9 9 (26.47%) XML
9 9 (26.47%) XSLT
9 9 (26.47%) Java
9 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
9 9 (26.47%) Internet
10 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
10 8 (23.53%) JDeveloper
10 8 (23.53%) Oracle ADF
10 8 (23.53%) Web Services
11 7 (20.59%) WCF
11 7 (20.59%) Network Security
12 6 (17.65%) jQuery
12 6 (17.65%) VB.NET
13 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
13 5 (14.71%) JBoss
13 5 (14.71%) C++
13 5 (14.71%) SOAP
13 5 (14.71%) MS Excel

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (14.71%) Tomcat
1 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) Internet
2 7 (20.59%) Network Security
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) RDBMS
2 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (23.53%) JDeveloper
General
1 1 (2.94%) Front Office
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Consultant
3 9 (26.47%) Software Developer
3 9 (26.47%) PL/SQL Developer
3 9 (26.47%) SQL Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Implementation Consultant
4 6 (17.65%) Software Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Integration Consultant
5 5 (14.71%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Graduate Software Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (2.94%) C++ Team Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Graduate
6 1 (2.94%) Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Software Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) .NET
2 10 (29.41%) HTML
2 10 (29.41%) CSS
3 9 (26.47%) XML
3 9 (26.47%) XSLT
4 8 (23.53%) Oracle ADF
4 8 (23.53%) Web Services
5 7 (20.59%) WCF
6 6 (17.65%) jQuery
7 5 (14.71%) YUI
7 5 (14.71%) SOAP
8 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
8 4 (11.76%) DHTML
8 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
8 4 (11.76%) DOM
8 4 (11.76%) XSL
9 3 (8.82%) WPF
9 3 (8.82%) Silverlight
10 1 (2.94%) Lucene
10 1 (2.94%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Firmware
1 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
1 1 (2.94%) Equities
1 1 (2.94%) Derivative
1 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
1 1 (2.94%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Software Engineering
2 3 (8.82%) Refactoring
2 3 (8.82%) MVC
2 3 (8.82%) OO
3 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.88%) TDD
3 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Product Management
4 1 (2.94%) BDD
4 1 (2.94%) Analytics
4 1 (2.94%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (2.94%) DNA
4 1 (2.94%) Migration
4 1 (2.94%) Scrum
4 1 (2.94%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) PL/SQL
3 11 (32.35%) C#
4 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 9 (26.47%) Java
6 6 (17.65%) VB.NET
7 5 (14.71%) C++
8 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.94%) C
9 1 (2.94%) VBA
9 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (91.18%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) HNC
2 3 (8.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) JBoss
4 1 (2.94%) KANA
4 1 (2.94%) Sybase
Belfast, County Antrim
Lorien Resourcing
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago