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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 24 2 23
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 9 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 5.08% 30.95% 9.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.59% 30.95% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 4
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £35,000 £37,050
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineer
County Antrim

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
161 84 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 90.96% 100.00% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 130 46 80
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Belfast

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) QA
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) C
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) OO
4 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Refactoring
4 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Presales
5 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) Sybase
5 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (20.00%) VxWorks

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 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (10.00%) Ext JS
3 1 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (10.00%) FIXML
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
1 2 (20.00%) VxWorks
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) Refactoring
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Presales
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
5 1 (10.00%) Straight-Through Processing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Sybase
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (10.00%) Coverity
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
Belfast, County Antrim
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