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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 6 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 18 26 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 23.68% 16.77% 11.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 40.91% 24.30% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 14
Average salary £27,500 £30,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -24.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £33,450 £45,250
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
44 107 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 57.89% 69.03% 42.95%
Number of salaries quoted 21 52 48
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.00%
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 5 August 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Belfast

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 29 (61.70%) Software Engineering
3 20 (42.55%) Java
4 18 (38.30%) UNIX
5 17 (36.17%) Python
6 16 (34.04%) Linux
6 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (31.91%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
8 14 (29.79%) C++
9 13 (27.66%) HTML
9 13 (27.66%) OO
10 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (25.53%) Big Data
10 12 (25.53%) Analytics
11 11 (23.40%) Test Automation
11 11 (23.40%) Oracle
11 11 (23.40%) CSS
11 11 (23.40%) Business Analysis
12 10 (21.28%) C#
12 10 (21.28%) QA
12 10 (21.28%) Workday HCM
12 10 (21.28%) User Experience
13 9 (19.15%) Rapid7
13 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
13 9 (19.15%) Computer Security
13 9 (19.15%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (19.15%) Mac OS X
13 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
13 9 (19.15%) CRM

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (12.77%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (10.64%) SAS
3 4 (8.51%) Node.js
4 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.13%) IIS
5 1 (2.13%) JBoss
5 1 (2.13%) Apache
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.13%) Confluence
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.64%) 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 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (12.77%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (6.38%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (6.38%) Taleo
6 1 (2.13%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) FTP
1 1 (2.13%) VPN
1 1 (2.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) Big Data
2 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
3 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
4 6 (12.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
4 6 (12.77%) RDBMS
5 5 (10.64%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (4.26%) MySQL
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Valgrind
1 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) JUnit
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Mockito
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.13%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Software Engineer
1 10 (21.28%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Graduate
3 6 (12.77%) Lead Software Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.38%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Workday Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Product Owner
6 2 (4.26%) Graduate C# Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Junior
6 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior QA Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Junior C# Developer
6 2 (4.26%) QA Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) HTML
2 11 (23.40%) CSS
3 8 (17.02%) Web Services
4 7 (14.89%) .NET
5 4 (8.51%) HTML5
5 4 (8.51%) CSS3
6 2 (4.26%) REST
6 2 (4.26%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (4.26%) SOAP
6 2 (4.26%) XML
7 1 (2.13%) XSLT
7 1 (2.13%) LAMP
7 1 (2.13%) Ajax
7 1 (2.13%) J2EE
7 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) User Experience
2 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (10.64%) Economics
3 5 (10.64%) Statistics
3 5 (10.64%) GIS
3 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.64%) Mathematics
3 5 (10.64%) Physics
3 5 (10.64%) Chemistry
3 5 (10.64%) Psychology
4 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.38%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.13%) Informatics
6 1 (2.13%) Health Informatics
6 1 (2.13%) Clustering
6 1 (2.13%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) UNIX
2 16 (34.04%) Linux
3 9 (19.15%) Mac OS X
4 4 (8.51%) Windows
4 4 (8.51%) Solaris
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) Software Engineering
2 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.91%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (27.66%) OO
5 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (25.53%) Analytics
6 11 (23.40%) Business Analysis
6 11 (23.40%) Test Automation
7 9 (19.15%) Computer Security
7 9 (19.15%) CRM
7 9 (19.15%) ERP
8 8 (17.02%) Risk Management
9 7 (14.89%) OOP
10 6 (12.77%) SOA
10 6 (12.77%) Project Management
10 6 (12.77%) Scrum
10 6 (12.77%) Automated Testing
10 6 (12.77%) MapReduce
11 5 (10.64%) Operations Research
11 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) Java
2 17 (36.17%) Python
3 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
3 14 (29.79%) C++
4 10 (21.28%) C#
5 8 (17.02%) Ruby
6 5 (10.64%) C
6 5 (10.64%) SQL
7 3 (6.38%) Perl
8 2 (4.26%) PHP
9 1 (2.13%) Apex Code
9 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (85.11%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
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 10 (21.28%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Oracle
2 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) Rapid7
3 8 (17.02%) SAP
4 3 (6.38%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (6.38%) Coverity
5 2 (4.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) Google
6 1 (2.13%) New Relic
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.13%) Apple
Belfast, County Antrim
WANdisco
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago