The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 15 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.08% 3.45% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 3.62% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
Senior Software Engineer
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47 138 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 97.92% 95.17% 89.19%
Number of salaries quoted 40 64 104
Average salary £42,500 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.34% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Belfast region.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in Belfast

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Software Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Management Information System
1 10 (90.91%) Risk Management
1 10 (90.91%) Open Source
1 10 (90.91%) Continuous Improvement
1 10 (90.91%) Rapid7
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) HTTP
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) HTTPS
3 3 (27.27%) SLA
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Ant
3 3 (27.27%) Puppet
3 3 (27.27%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) Ruby
3 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Nmap
3 3 (27.27%) Maven
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (27.27%) SDLC

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) HTTP
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 3 (27.27%) HTTPS
1 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Ant
1 3 (27.27%) Maven
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XSLT
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Risk Management
1 10 (90.91%) Open Source
1 10 (90.91%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (27.27%) SDLC
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Perl
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
1 3 (27.27%) Python
1 3 (27.27%) Ruby
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Workstation
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Nmap
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
1 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Rapid7
2 3 (27.27%) VMware