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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 12 12 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 +23
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 28 25 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 18.42% 15.92% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.73% 22.12% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 4
Average salary £33,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.83% -3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
118 113 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 77.63% 71.97% 62.39%
Number of salaries quoted 56 85 68
Average salary £32,750 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.12% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,600 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Belfast

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 30 (76.92%) Degree
2 25 (64.10%) .NET
3 24 (61.54%) C#
4 23 (58.97%) Microsoft
5 22 (56.41%) SQL Server
6 21 (53.85%) SQL
7 17 (43.59%) MS Excel
7 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
8 16 (41.03%) MVC
8 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (41.03%) Computer Science
9 13 (33.33%) Web Development
9 13 (33.33%) Time Management
9 13 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (33.33%) Java
10 12 (30.77%) Visual Studio
11 7 (17.95%) Web Services
11 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
11 7 (17.95%) C++
11 7 (17.95%) CSS
11 7 (17.95%) WCF
12 6 (15.38%) jQuery
12 6 (15.38%) HTML
12 6 (15.38%) VB.NET
12 6 (15.38%) XML
13 5 (12.82%) XSLT
13 5 (12.82%) Oracle
13 5 (12.82%) OO
13 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (10.26%) WebSphere
1 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
1 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 17 (43.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (56.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (30.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Software Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Software Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Implementation Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Implementation Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Integration Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.56%) Graduate
7 1 (2.56%) Software Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) .NET
2 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
3 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (17.95%) Web Services
4 7 (17.95%) CSS
4 7 (17.95%) WCF
5 6 (15.38%) jQuery
5 6 (15.38%) HTML
5 6 (15.38%) XML
6 5 (12.82%) XSLT
6 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
7 4 (10.26%) YUI
7 4 (10.26%) SOAP
8 3 (7.69%) WPF
8 3 (7.69%) Silverlight
9 1 (2.56%) Lucene
9 1 (2.56%) Ajax
9 1 (2.56%) Qt
9 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Firmware
2 1 (2.56%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.56%) Open Source
2 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.56%) CAN bus
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) MVC
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) Web Development
2 13 (33.33%) Time Management
3 5 (12.82%) OO
4 4 (10.26%) Refactoring
5 3 (7.69%) Scrum
5 3 (7.69%) TDD
6 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Kanban
7 1 (2.56%) CRM
7 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.56%) Project Management
7 1 (2.56%) Validation
7 1 (2.56%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (2.56%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.56%) Product Management
7 1 (2.56%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) C#
2 21 (53.85%) SQL
3 13 (33.33%) Java
4 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.95%) C++
5 6 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.13%) C
8 1 (2.56%) Python
8 1 (2.56%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 30 (76.92%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) HNC
2 3 (7.69%) HND
3 1 (2.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (58.97%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) JBoss
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) KANA
London, Swansea, Reading, Belfast
Kainos
Salary: £30,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago