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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 1 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
+24 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 32 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 44.44% 8.59% 5.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 59.26% 10.61% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 6
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
54 132 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 75.00% 80.98% 54.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35 86 52
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 January 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Belfast

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 64 (85.33%) Degree
2 61 (81.33%) Computer Science
3 59 (78.67%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (70.67%) Java
5 48 (64.00%) TDD
6 47 (62.67%) Subversion
6 47 (62.67%) Git (software)
7 45 (60.00%) Multithreading
7 45 (60.00%) Java EE
7 45 (60.00%) UNIX
7 45 (60.00%) Linux
7 45 (60.00%) OO
8 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
8 14 (18.67%) HTML
8 14 (18.67%) CSS
8 14 (18.67%) JSF
8 14 (18.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (18.67%) PrimeFaces
9 13 (17.33%) .NET
9 13 (17.33%) C#
10 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
11 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
12 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
13 9 (12.00%) C++
13 9 (12.00%) C
13 9 (12.00%) SQL
13 9 (12.00%) Manufacturing
13 9 (12.00%) Network Management
14 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (9.33%) Web Services

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 5 (6.67%) JBoss
1 5 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 5 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 47 (62.67%) Subversion
1 47 (62.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.67%) NUnit
General
1 9 (12.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (60.00%) Java Engineer
2 14 (18.67%) Senior Java Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) Real Time Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Consultant
7 5 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Integration Consultant
7 5 (6.67%) Implementation Consultant
8 1 (1.33%) Graduate
8 1 (1.33%) Team Leader
8 1 (1.33%) Technical Team Leader
8 1 (1.33%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (60.00%) Java EE
2 14 (18.67%) HTML
2 14 (18.67%) CSS
2 14 (18.67%) JSF
2 14 (18.67%) PrimeFaces
3 13 (17.33%) .NET
4 7 (9.33%) Web Services
5 6 (8.00%) WCF
5 6 (8.00%) WPF
5 6 (8.00%) WF
5 6 (8.00%) jQuery
5 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (6.67%) YUI
6 5 (6.67%) XML
6 5 (6.67%) XSLT
6 5 (6.67%) SOAP
7 2 (2.67%) HTML5
7 2 (2.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 61 (81.33%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.67%) User Experience
4 2 (2.67%) Open Source
5 1 (1.33%) Statistics
5 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.33%) Physics
5 1 (1.33%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.33%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 45 (60.00%) UNIX
1 45 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (78.67%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (64.00%) TDD
3 45 (60.00%) OO
3 45 (60.00%) Multithreading
4 14 (18.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (12.00%) Network Management
6 5 (6.67%) MVC
7 4 (5.33%) Project Management
8 3 (4.00%) Time Management
8 3 (4.00%) Web Development
9 2 (2.67%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.67%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.67%) BDD
9 2 (2.67%) Scrum
9 2 (2.67%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.33%) Business Analysis
10 1 (1.33%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (1.33%) Analytics
10 1 (1.33%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 53 (70.67%) Java
2 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
3 13 (17.33%) C#
4 9 (12.00%) C++
4 9 (12.00%) C
4 9 (12.00%) SQL
5 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.33%) Ruby
5 1 (1.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 64 (85.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.33%) Oracle
Belfast, County Antrim
Mintel International Group Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago