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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 27 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.44% 5.45% 3.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 6.12% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 7
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £28,800 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,200 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Job Titles Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
134 245 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 96.40% 89.09% 83.00%
Number of salaries quoted 92 148 95
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) C
3 4 (44.44%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) Postgraduate
5 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
5 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Electronics
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (11.11%) Dojo
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Kanban
6 1 (11.11%) Android
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Mathematica
6 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (11.11%) MATLAB

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematica
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Dojo
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) C
2 4 (44.44%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
4 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Postgraduate
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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