The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Belfast region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 34 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.42% 2.80% 4.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 2.88% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

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
206 104 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 97.63% 97.20% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 181 73 52
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Belfast

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile First
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) LabVIEW
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Maven

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) LabVIEW
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile First
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript