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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 23 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 3 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.73% 2.40% 5.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.08% 17.65% 55.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 16
Average salary £22,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +7.14%
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
13 17 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 11.82% 13.60% 9.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 23
Average salary £22,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

SharePoint Salary Histogram in Belfast

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 November 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#
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) WCF
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (42.86%) High Availability
4 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) OLAP
4 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) OLTP
4 3 (42.86%) Workflow
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) WPF
4 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) EDRMS

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (57.14%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) OLAP
1 3 (42.86%) OLTP
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) EDRMS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) 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%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 2 (28.57%) Consultant
4 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) WCF
2 3 (42.86%) WPF
2 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Workflow
1 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft