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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 10 4 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 25 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 14.12% 28.57% 15.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.23% 29.63% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 14
Median salary £35,000 £37,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +12.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £47,300
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
154 81 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 87.01% 96.43% 88.16%
Number of salaries quoted 124 43 76
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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
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 29 July 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Belfast

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 32 (84.21%) Degree
2 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) Computer Science
3 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (47.37%) SharePoint
4 18 (47.37%) QA
5 11 (28.95%) Requirements Analysis
6 10 (26.32%) Business Analysis
6 10 (26.32%) Finance
7 9 (23.68%) Validation
7 9 (23.68%) ISEB
7 9 (23.68%) Project Management
7 9 (23.68%) C#
7 9 (23.68%) .NET
7 9 (23.68%) Local Government
7 9 (23.68%) Retail
7 9 (23.68%) Selenium
7 9 (23.68%) SpecFlow
7 9 (23.68%) Issue Tracking
8 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
8 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (21.05%) Software Architecture
8 8 (21.05%) Refactoring
8 8 (21.05%) Integration Testing
8 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
9 7 (18.42%) Java
10 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
11 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
11 5 (13.16%) Open Source

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 18 (47.37%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) Confluence
3 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
1 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) GIS
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.63%) Big Data
3 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Selenium
1 9 (23.68%) SpecFlow
2 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Local Government
2 9 (23.68%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Electronics
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Software Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Graduate
2 9 (23.68%) QA Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Quality Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Manual Tester
4 4 (10.53%) QA Manual Tester
4 4 (10.53%) QA Tester
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Tester
5 3 (7.89%) GIS Graduate
5 3 (7.89%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Principal Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Unix Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) HTML
3 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.26%) HTML5
3 2 (5.26%) Spring
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 2 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.63%) Ajax
4 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.63%) CSS
4 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.63%) Ext JS
4 1 (2.63%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.63%) jQuery
4 1 (2.63%) JSON
4 1 (2.63%) REST
4 1 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (52.63%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) Biology
3 4 (10.53%) Chemistry
3 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
3 4 (10.53%) Physics
4 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Debian
2 2 (5.26%) Unix
2 2 (5.26%) VxWorks
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
2 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) Requirements Analysis
3 10 (26.32%) Business Analysis
4 9 (23.68%) Issue Tracking
4 9 (23.68%) Project Management
4 9 (23.68%) Validation
5 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
5 8 (21.05%) Integration Testing
5 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
5 8 (21.05%) Refactoring
5 8 (21.05%) Software Architecture
6 5 (13.16%) Open Source
7 4 (10.53%) Exploratory Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Regression Testing
8 3 (7.89%) OO
8 3 (7.89%) Presales
8 3 (7.89%) SDLC
9 2 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (5.26%) Scrum
10 1 (2.63%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) C#
2 7 (18.42%) Java
3 3 (7.89%) C
3 3 (7.89%) C++
3 3 (7.89%) Python
4 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (84.21%) Degree
2 9 (23.68%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (47.37%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Sybase
3 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.63%) Coverity
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