The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 23 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 15 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 9.93% 2.53% 3.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.20% 3.10% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 7
Average salary £34,250 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.51% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £20,250 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
147 129 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 97.35% 81.65% 84.36%
Number of salaries quoted 79 90 78
Average salary £30,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
County Antrim

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Belfast

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (83.33%) Degree
3 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
4 11 (61.11%) MVC
4 11 (61.11%) Web Development
4 11 (61.11%) C#
4 11 (61.11%) SQL
4 11 (61.11%) .NET
4 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
4 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
4 11 (61.11%) Time Management
4 11 (61.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (55.56%) Visual Studio
6 5 (27.78%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) C++
8 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 2 (11.11%) CSS
8 2 (11.11%) C
8 2 (11.11%) Finance
8 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
9 1 (5.56%) Firmware
9 1 (5.56%) Advertising
9 1 (5.56%) Validation
9 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
9 1 (5.56%) Scrum
9 1 (5.56%) Objective-C

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (55.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
1 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
1 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) Ajax
3 1 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) XSLT
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (5.56%) Qt
3 1 (5.56%) WCF
3 1 (5.56%) LINQ
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
1 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
1 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (5.56%) CAN bus
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) MVC
3 11 (61.11%) Web Development
3 11 (61.11%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Validation
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) Kanban
4 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C#
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) C
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago