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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 24 2 25
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +23
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 6 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 5.77% 32.86% 8.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.90% 44.23% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 13
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
87 52 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 83.65% 74.29% 80.92%
Number of salaries quoted 61 41 86
Average salary £47,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Belfast

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 10 (45.45%) C#
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) CSS
2 9 (40.91%) HTML
3 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 8 (36.36%) Web Services
3 8 (36.36%) Degree
4 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
4 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
4 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 6 (27.27%) MVC
6 5 (22.73%) Java
6 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (22.73%) HTML5
6 5 (22.73%) Entity Framework
6 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
7 4 (18.18%) XML
8 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
8 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
8 3 (13.64%) J2EE
8 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
8 3 (13.64%) NetWeaver
8 3 (13.64%) EAM
8 3 (13.64%) SAP
8 3 (13.64%) IBM
8 3 (13.64%) Smart Energy

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) NetWeaver
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Qt Creator
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.55%) Advertising
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
1 8 (36.36%) Software Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Software Developer
3 5 (22.73%) .NET Software Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Software Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Web Applications Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Web Tester
6 2 (9.09%) XML Tester
7 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
1 9 (40.91%) CSS
1 9 (40.91%) HTML
2 8 (36.36%) Web Services
3 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
4 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
4 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (22.73%) Entity Framework
4 5 (22.73%) HTML5
5 4 (18.18%) XML
6 3 (13.64%) J2EE
7 2 (9.09%) jQuery
7 2 (9.09%) WCF
8 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.55%) LINQ
8 1 (4.55%) Qt
8 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
8 1 (4.55%) Swing
8 1 (4.55%) WPF
8 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Smart Energy
3 2 (9.09%) Cybercrime
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) MVC
2 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
2 3 (13.64%) EAM
3 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Line Management
3 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.09%) SDLC
3 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 2 (9.09%) Usability Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Coaching
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Content Management
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) ERP
4 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) Java
5 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) IBM
2 3 (13.64%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) BT
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