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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 10 16 1
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 22 10 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 12.09% 10.87% 47.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.58% 12.50% 57.81%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 17
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £31,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
162 80 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 89.01% 86.96% 82.05%
Number of salaries quoted 128 55 41
Median salary £40,000 £65,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +71.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £25,880
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 21 January 2017.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Belfast

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 31 (75.61%) Java
2 16 (39.02%) Degree
3 14 (34.15%) Root Cause Analysis
4 12 (29.27%) Business Analysis
5 11 (26.83%) Computer Science
5 11 (26.83%) Linux
6 9 (21.95%) J2EE
6 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
6 9 (21.95%) Spring
7 8 (19.51%) Banking
7 8 (19.51%) Oracle
7 8 (19.51%) SQL
7 8 (19.51%) C++
7 8 (19.51%) Python
7 8 (19.51%) JMS
8 7 (17.07%) JDBC
8 7 (17.07%) JSP
8 7 (17.07%) EJB
8 7 (17.07%) XML
8 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
8 7 (17.07%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (17.07%) PVCS
8 7 (17.07%) SAP
8 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
8 7 (17.07%) ISO 9001
8 7 (17.07%) IBM
8 7 (17.07%) NetWeaver
8 7 (17.07%) Hibernate
8 7 (17.07%) JSF
8 7 (17.07%) Silverlight

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 (17.07%) NetWeaver
1 7 (17.07%) WebSphere
1 7 (17.07%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (12.20%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.44%) CMS
4 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Bluetooth
1 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
1 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (7.32%) Wireless
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (12.20%) Big Data
2 5 (12.20%) Hadoop
2 5 (12.20%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) PVCS
2 3 (7.32%) LabVIEW
3 2 (4.88%) Maven
4 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 8 (19.51%) Banking
2 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.76%) Finance
4 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.44%) Advertising
5 1 (2.44%) Electronics
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) Architect
2 13 (31.71%) Java Developer
3 12 (29.27%) Java Architect
4 11 (26.83%) Software Developer
5 9 (21.95%) Senior Developer
5 9 (21.95%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (14.63%) Software Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Lead Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Architect
8 3 (7.32%) C Software Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Lead PHP Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Lead Software Developer
8 3 (7.32%) PHP Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Test Automation Specialist
8 3 (7.32%) Test Scripter
8 3 (7.32%) Test Specialist
9 2 (4.88%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) J2EE
1 9 (21.95%) Spring
2 8 (19.51%) JMS
3 7 (17.07%) Ajax
3 7 (17.07%) EJB
3 7 (17.07%) EJB 3.0
3 7 (17.07%) Hibernate
3 7 (17.07%) Java EE 5
3 7 (17.07%) JAX-WS
3 7 (17.07%) JDBC
3 7 (17.07%) JSF
3 7 (17.07%) JSP
3 7 (17.07%) Silverlight
3 7 (17.07%) XML
4 5 (12.20%) HTML
4 5 (12.20%) JSON
4 5 (12.20%) REST
5 4 (9.76%) .NET
6 3 (7.32%) CSS
7 2 (4.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) Social Media
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Root Cause Analysis
2 12 (29.27%) Business Analysis
3 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
3 7 (17.07%) Data Protection
3 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
4 4 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (9.76%) Open Source
4 4 (9.76%) SDLC
4 4 (9.76%) TDD
4 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
5 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
5 3 (7.32%) User Stories
6 2 (4.88%) Mobile First
6 2 (4.88%) Web Development
7 1 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.44%) Network Design
7 1 (2.44%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.44%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 31 (75.61%) Java
2 8 (19.51%) C++
2 8 (19.51%) Python
2 8 (19.51%) SQL
3 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
4 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.76%) C
6 3 (7.32%) MATLAB
6 3 (7.32%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) C#
7 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.44%) HL7
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle
2 7 (17.07%) IBM
2 7 (17.07%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
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