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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 5 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 28 6 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 23.53% 4.69% 12.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 34.15% 8.57% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 12
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -27.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £40,000 £49,750
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
82 70 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 68.91% 54.69% 45.65%
Number of salaries quoted 39 42 69
Average salary £38,000 £29,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.91% -26.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,000 £50,000
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 4 May 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Belfast

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 4 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 48 (92.31%) Degree
2 38 (73.08%) Software Engineering
3 32 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (42.31%) Java
5 21 (40.38%) OO
6 19 (36.54%) UNIX
7 17 (32.69%) Linux
8 16 (30.77%) C++
9 15 (28.85%) TDD
10 13 (25.00%) Multithreading
11 12 (23.08%) Java EE
11 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
11 12 (23.08%) Subversion
11 12 (23.08%) C
12 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
13 10 (19.23%) Manufacturing
13 10 (19.23%) Network Management
14 9 (17.31%) Workday HCM
14 9 (17.31%) Test Automation
14 9 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (17.31%) HTML
15 8 (15.38%) CRM
15 8 (15.38%) ERP
15 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (15.38%) QA
15 8 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
16 7 (13.46%) SaaS
16 7 (13.46%) C#
16 7 (13.46%) CSS
16 7 (13.46%) SQL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 4 (7.69%) Node.js
2 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.92%) SAS
3 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Workday HCM
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (13.46%) SaaS
3 3 (5.77%) Taleo
3 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.77%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (3.85%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.92%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Big Data
2 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.85%) MySQL
3 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 12 (23.08%) Subversion
2 1 (1.92%) Mockito
2 1 (1.92%) Valgrind
2 1 (1.92%) JUnit
2 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (19.23%) Manufacturing
2 5 (9.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Java Engineer
2 10 (19.23%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
2 10 (19.23%) Real Time Engineer
3 9 (17.31%) Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Graduate
4 4 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Team Leader
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Java Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Workday Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Junior
6 2 (3.85%) Graduate C# Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Junior Developer
6 2 (3.85%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Junior C# Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Lead Software Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) Java EE
2 9 (17.31%) HTML
3 7 (13.46%) CSS
4 5 (9.62%) .NET
5 4 (7.69%) CSS3
5 4 (7.69%) HTML5
6 3 (5.77%) JSF
6 3 (5.77%) Web Services
6 3 (5.77%) PrimeFaces
7 1 (1.92%) Ajax
7 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.92%) WCF
7 1 (1.92%) WPF
7 1 (1.92%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.92%) jQuery
7 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.92%) XML
7 1 (1.92%) SOAP
7 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.77%) User Experience
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Statistics
3 1 (1.92%) Economics
3 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.92%) Physics
3 1 (1.92%) Chemistry
3 1 (1.92%) Psychology
3 1 (1.92%) GIS
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) UNIX
2 17 (32.69%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Windows
3 2 (3.85%) Solaris
3 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (73.08%) Software Engineering
2 32 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (40.38%) OO
4 15 (28.85%) TDD
5 13 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 10 (19.23%) Network Management
7 9 (17.31%) Test Automation
7 9 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (15.38%) CRM
8 8 (15.38%) ERP
8 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (11.54%) OOP
9 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
9 6 (11.54%) Business Analysis
10 5 (9.62%) Automated Testing
10 5 (9.62%) System Testing
10 5 (9.62%) Analytics
11 4 (7.69%) Scrum
12 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (5.77%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) Java
2 16 (30.77%) C++
3 12 (23.08%) C
4 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
5 7 (13.46%) C#
5 7 (13.46%) SQL
6 5 (9.62%) Python
7 3 (5.77%) Ruby
8 2 (3.85%) PHP
9 1 (1.92%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.92%) Perl
9 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 48 (92.31%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) HNC
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.92%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.92%) NFS
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle
2 4 (7.69%) SAP
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.77%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (3.85%) Rapid7
5 1 (1.92%) Google
5 1 (1.92%) Coverity
5 1 (1.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) Business Objects
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Harrington Starr
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Belfast
Rapid7
Posted: 12 days ago