The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 13 2 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +20
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 13 31 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 13.40% 28.18% 6.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.29% 31.96% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 7
Median salary £25,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% +30.76%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Software Engineering
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
85 97 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 87.63% 88.18% 75.76%
Number of salaries quoted 54 54 65
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +29.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Belfast

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 17 (73.91%) Degree
2 12 (52.17%) Computer Science
3 10 (43.48%) Finance
4 9 (39.13%) Retail
4 9 (39.13%) Business Analysis
4 9 (39.13%) Local Government
4 9 (39.13%) Project Management
5 8 (34.78%) Java
6 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
7 6 (26.09%) C#
7 6 (26.09%) .NET
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
8 5 (21.74%) CSS
8 5 (21.74%) HTML
8 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
9 4 (17.39%) MVC
9 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
9 4 (17.39%) Physics
9 4 (17.39%) Chemistry
9 4 (17.39%) Biology
9 4 (17.39%) Web Services
9 4 (17.39%) Open Source
10 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (13.04%) HTML5
10 3 (13.04%) GIS
10 3 (13.04%) Entity Framework
10 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework

Software Engineering
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 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) NetWeaver
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) GIS
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Selenium
1 2 (8.70%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.35%) Qt Creator
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Local Government
2 9 (39.13%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Graduate
2 6 (26.09%) Software Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.04%) .NET Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) GIS Graduate
5 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) QA Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
2 5 (21.74%) CSS
2 5 (21.74%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) Web Services
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (13.04%) Entity Framework
4 3 (13.04%) HTML5
5 2 (8.70%) jQuery
5 2 (8.70%) WCF
5 2 (8.70%) XML
6 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.35%) J2EE
6 1 (4.35%) LINQ
6 1 (4.35%) Qt
6 1 (4.35%) Spring
6 1 (4.35%) Swing
6 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 4 (17.39%) Biology
3 4 (17.39%) Chemistry
3 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
3 4 (17.39%) Physics
4 1 (4.35%) Cybercrime
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Business Analysis
1 9 (39.13%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) MVC
2 4 (17.39%) Open Source
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Validation
4 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.35%) Coaching
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Content Management
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.35%) EAM
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.35%) Line Management
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) C#
2 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) BT
2 1 (4.35%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
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