The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 32 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 2 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.67% 6.47% 5.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.00% 69.23% 57.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 9
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SharePoint
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Application Platforms Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
40 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 33.33% 9.35% 9.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 16
Average salary £26,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

SharePoint
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

SharePoint Salary Trend in Belfast

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing SharePoint 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 SharePoint.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) WCF
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) WPF
4 3 (42.86%) Workflow
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) OLAP
4 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET
4 3 (42.86%) OLTP
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
4 3 (42.86%) High Availability
4 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) BC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Open Source
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) SOA
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing SharePoint 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 SharePoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) OLAP
2 3 (42.86%) OLTP
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) WCF
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) WPF
4 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Workflow
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
2 3 (42.86%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) BC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) ESRI
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