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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 6 16 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 44 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 39.29% 11.85% 5.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 65.67% 21.62% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 9
Average salary £30,500 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.50% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £40,000 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £65,000 £47,000
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
67 74 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 59.82% 54.81% 26.30%
Number of salaries quoted 14 60 38
Average salary £30,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 October 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Belfast

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 66 (97.06%) Degree
2 47 (69.12%) Software Engineering
3 43 (63.24%) Java
4 36 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (51.47%) TDD
6 34 (50.00%) UNIX
6 34 (50.00%) OO
7 33 (48.53%) Linux
7 33 (48.53%) Subversion
7 33 (48.53%) Java EE
7 33 (48.53%) Multithreading
7 33 (48.53%) Git (software)
8 29 (42.65%) SQL
9 24 (35.29%) Oracle
10 18 (26.47%) PL/SQL
11 13 (19.12%) Oracle Forms
11 13 (19.12%) Oracle EBS
12 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
13 11 (16.18%) HTML
13 11 (16.18%) CSS
13 11 (16.18%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (16.18%) PrimeFaces
13 11 (16.18%) JSF
14 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
14 10 (14.71%) C#
14 10 (14.71%) .NET
15 9 (13.24%) XML
15 9 (13.24%) XSLT
15 9 (13.24%) Internet
15 9 (13.24%) Microsoft

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (7.35%) JBoss
1 5 (7.35%) Tomcat
1 5 (7.35%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.47%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) Internet
2 8 (11.76%) Network Security
3 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.47%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) RDBMS
2 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.47%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 33 (48.53%) Subversion
1 33 (48.53%) Git (software)
2 13 (19.12%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (11.76%) JDeveloper
General
1 1 (1.47%) Finance
1 1 (1.47%) Advertising
1 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (48.53%) Java Engineer
2 21 (30.88%) Developer
3 13 (19.12%) Oracle Developer
4 11 (16.18%) Senior Java Engineer
5 9 (13.24%) Implementation Consultant
5 9 (13.24%) Consultant
6 8 (11.76%) PL/SQL Developer
6 8 (11.76%) SQL Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Software Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Integration Consultant
8 5 (7.35%) Implementation Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Graduate
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.94%) .NET Developer
10 1 (1.47%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle Applications Developer
10 1 (1.47%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (48.53%) Java EE
2 11 (16.18%) JSF
2 11 (16.18%) HTML
2 11 (16.18%) CSS
2 11 (16.18%) PrimeFaces
3 10 (14.71%) .NET
4 9 (13.24%) XML
4 9 (13.24%) XSLT
5 8 (11.76%) Oracle ADF
6 7 (10.29%) WCF
6 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET
6 7 (10.29%) Web Services
7 6 (8.82%) jQuery
7 6 (8.82%) .NET Framework
8 5 (7.35%) WPF
8 5 (7.35%) Silverlight
8 5 (7.35%) YUI
8 5 (7.35%) SOAP
9 4 (5.88%) DOM
9 4 (5.88%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) User Experience
3 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.47%) Statistics
4 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.47%) Physics
4 1 (1.47%) Chemistry
4 1 (1.47%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 34 (50.00%) UNIX
2 33 (48.53%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (69.12%) Software Engineering
2 36 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (51.47%) TDD
4 34 (50.00%) OO
5 33 (48.53%) Multithreading
6 11 (16.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (7.35%) MVC
8 3 (4.41%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.47%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.47%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.47%) Migration
9 1 (1.47%) Scrum
9 1 (1.47%) Extreme Programming
9 1 (1.47%) Data Modelling
9 1 (1.47%) ETL
9 1 (1.47%) Project Management
9 1 (1.47%) Product Management
9 1 (1.47%) BDD
9 1 (1.47%) Business Analysis
9 1 (1.47%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (63.24%) Java
2 29 (42.65%) SQL
3 18 (26.47%) PL/SQL
4 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.71%) C#
5 7 (10.29%) VB.NET
6 6 (8.82%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.41%) C++
8 1 (1.47%) C
8 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 66 (97.06%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) HNC
2 5 (7.35%) HND
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.47%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Firmware
Vendors
1 24 (35.29%) Oracle
2 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.47%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.47%) Ab Initio
3 1 (1.47%) KANA
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