The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 21 7 21
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 10 56 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 7.04% 20.66% 9.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.71% 34.36% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9 29 16
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% -0.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £46,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
103 163 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 72.54% 60.15% 72.06%
Number of salaries quoted 70 94 87
Average salary £30,000 £41,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.82% +18.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £28,500 £15,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Engineering
County Antrim

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 17 April 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Belfast

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 13 (54.17%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) Computer Science
3 10 (41.67%) C#
3 10 (41.67%) .NET
4 9 (37.50%) Degree
5 8 (33.33%) C++
6 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
6 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (25.00%) Web Services
7 6 (25.00%) HTML
7 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.83%) OO
8 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
8 5 (20.83%) SQL
8 5 (20.83%) CSS
9 4 (16.67%) C
9 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (12.50%) WCF
10 3 (12.50%) HTML5
10 3 (12.50%) Postgraduate
10 3 (12.50%) Python
10 3 (12.50%) Linux
10 3 (12.50%) Project Management
10 3 (12.50%) Oracle
10 3 (12.50%) XML
10 3 (12.50%) Ruby
11 2 (8.33%) TDD
11 2 (8.33%) MVC
11 2 (8.33%) Electronics

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.17%) SAS
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) NUnit
1 1 (4.17%) MSTest
1 1 (4.17%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (4.17%) Moq
1 1 (4.17%) eggPlant
General
1 2 (8.33%) Electronics
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Software Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (8.33%) C++ Applications Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (8.33%) C++/Java Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Web Applications Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Java Team Leader
8 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
8 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
8 2 (8.33%) C++ Developer
8 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) Web Services
3 5 (20.83%) CSS
4 3 (12.50%) HTML5
4 3 (12.50%) XML
4 3 (12.50%) WCF
5 2 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.33%) JSON
6 1 (4.17%) Dojo
6 1 (4.17%) SOAP
6 1 (4.17%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (4.17%) REST
6 1 (4.17%) CSS3
6 1 (4.17%) J2EE
6 1 (4.17%) Spring
6 1 (4.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
2 2 (8.33%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.17%) Physics
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Android
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) OO
3 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) MVC
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) OOD
5 2 (8.33%) System Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Kanban
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.33%) TDD
5 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Refactoring
5 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Data Management
6 1 (4.17%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) C#
3 8 (33.33%) C++
4 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 4 (16.67%) C
6 3 (12.50%) Ruby
6 3 (12.50%) Python
7 2 (8.33%) Embedded C
7 2 (8.33%) Embedded C++
7 2 (8.33%) Perl
7 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) IBM
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