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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 10 22 2
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 29 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 13.12% 5.66% 28.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.80% 6.90% 38.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26 5 15
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%

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
196 87 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 88.69% 82.08% 75.76%
Number of salaries quoted 170 60 43
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
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 20 February 2017.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Belfast

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 36 (76.60%) Java
2 16 (34.04%) Root Cause Analysis
3 13 (27.66%) Business Analysis
4 12 (25.53%) Degree
5 10 (21.28%) Spring
5 10 (21.28%) Computer Science
5 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
6 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
6 9 (19.15%) XML
6 9 (19.15%) Linux
6 9 (19.15%) Banking
7 8 (17.02%) Hibernate
7 8 (17.02%) Oracle
7 8 (17.02%) J2EE
7 8 (17.02%) PL/SQL
7 8 (17.02%) SQL
7 8 (17.02%) HTML
8 7 (14.89%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (14.89%) PVCS
8 7 (14.89%) SAP
8 7 (14.89%) EJB
8 7 (14.89%) JDBC
8 7 (14.89%) JSP
8 7 (14.89%) JMS
8 7 (14.89%) ISO 9001
8 7 (14.89%) NetWeaver
8 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
8 7 (14.89%) Python
8 7 (14.89%) IBM
8 7 (14.89%) JSF

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 (14.89%) NetWeaver
1 7 (14.89%) WebSphere
1 7 (14.89%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (12.77%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.13%) CMS
4 1 (2.13%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.13%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (12.77%) Big Data
2 6 (12.77%) Hadoop
2 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) PVCS
2 5 (10.64%) LabVIEW
3 2 (4.26%) Maven
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
4 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (19.15%) Banking
2 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.13%) Advertising
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (61.70%) Developer
2 17 (36.17%) Java Developer
3 16 (34.04%) Software Developer
4 14 (29.79%) Architect
4 14 (29.79%) Java Architect
5 9 (19.15%) Senior Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Java Software Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Lead Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Lead Software Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Lead PHP Developer
8 4 (8.51%) PHP Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Senior Architect
8 4 (8.51%) Software Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) C++ Developer
9 3 (6.38%) C++ Software Developer
9 3 (6.38%) C++/Java Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Test Automation Specialist
9 3 (6.38%) Test Scripter
9 3 (6.38%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) Spring
2 9 (19.15%) XML
3 8 (17.02%) Hibernate
3 8 (17.02%) HTML
3 8 (17.02%) J2EE
4 7 (14.89%) Ajax
4 7 (14.89%) EJB
4 7 (14.89%) EJB 3.0
4 7 (14.89%) Java EE 5
4 7 (14.89%) JAX-WS
4 7 (14.89%) JDBC
4 7 (14.89%) JMS
4 7 (14.89%) JSF
4 7 (14.89%) JSON
4 7 (14.89%) JSP
4 7 (14.89%) REST
4 7 (14.89%) Silverlight
5 6 (12.77%) .NET
6 4 (8.51%) CSS
7 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Social Media
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Root Cause Analysis
2 13 (27.66%) Business Analysis
3 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
3 7 (14.89%) Data Protection
3 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
4 5 (10.64%) SDLC
5 4 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (8.51%) TDD
5 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
5 4 (8.51%) Web Development
6 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.38%) Cyber Intelligence
6 3 (6.38%) Open Source
6 3 (6.38%) Test Strategy
6 3 (6.38%) User Stories
7 2 (4.26%) API Development
7 2 (4.26%) Mobile First
7 2 (4.26%) OO
7 2 (4.26%) OOP
7 2 (4.26%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 36 (76.60%) Java
2 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.02%) PL/SQL
3 8 (17.02%) SQL
4 7 (14.89%) Python
5 6 (12.77%) C++
6 5 (10.64%) PHP
7 3 (6.38%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.26%) C#
9 1 (2.13%) Ruby
9 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle
2 7 (14.89%) IBM
2 7 (14.89%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
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