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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 4 26 12
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 13 10 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 22.03% 6.17% 14.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.50% 8.33% 26.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 16
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,500 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
40 120 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 67.80% 74.07% 53.00%
Number of salaries quoted 37 70 53
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 £30,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
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 6 March 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Belfast

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 57 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (81.16%) Computer Science
3 55 (79.71%) Degree
4 49 (71.01%) TDD
5 47 (68.12%) Subversion
5 47 (68.12%) Git (software)
6 46 (66.67%) Java
7 44 (63.77%) OO
8 43 (62.32%) UNIX
8 43 (62.32%) Linux
8 43 (62.32%) Java EE
8 43 (62.32%) Multithreading
9 14 (20.29%) .NET
10 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
10 13 (18.84%) C#
10 13 (18.84%) JSF
10 13 (18.84%) PrimeFaces
10 13 (18.84%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (15.94%) HTML
11 11 (15.94%) CSS
12 10 (14.49%) C
12 10 (14.49%) C++
12 10 (14.49%) Manufacturing
12 10 (14.49%) Network Management
13 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
14 6 (8.70%) Project Management
14 6 (8.70%) WCF
14 6 (8.70%) WPF
14 6 (8.70%) WF
15 5 (7.25%) Microsoft

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Force.com
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 47 (68.12%) Subversion
1 47 (68.12%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.80%) NUnit
General
1 10 (14.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (62.32%) Java Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) Senior Java Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) Real Time Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Senior Software Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 3 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 3 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (1.45%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (1.45%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (62.32%) Java EE
2 14 (20.29%) .NET
3 13 (18.84%) JSF
3 13 (18.84%) PrimeFaces
4 11 (15.94%) CSS
4 11 (15.94%) HTML
5 6 (8.70%) WCF
5 6 (8.70%) WPF
5 6 (8.70%) WF
6 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET
7 4 (5.80%) Web Services
7 4 (5.80%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (5.80%) HTML5
7 4 (5.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (2.90%) jQuery
8 2 (2.90%) J2EE
9 1 (1.45%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 56 (81.16%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.80%) Open Source
3 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.45%) Statistics
3 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.45%) Physics
3 1 (1.45%) Chemistry
3 1 (1.45%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 43 (62.32%) UNIX
1 43 (62.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (71.01%) TDD
3 44 (63.77%) OO
4 43 (62.32%) Multithreading
5 13 (18.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (14.49%) Network Management
7 6 (8.70%) Project Management
8 4 (5.80%) MVC
8 4 (5.80%) Scrum
8 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.80%) BDD
9 2 (2.90%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.90%) Coaching
10 1 (1.45%) Test Automation
10 1 (1.45%) Active Record
10 1 (1.45%) Analytics
10 1 (1.45%) Business Analysis
10 1 (1.45%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (66.67%) Java
2 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
2 13 (18.84%) C#
3 10 (14.49%) C++
3 10 (14.49%) C
4 3 (4.35%) SQL
5 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.45%) Ruby
6 1 (1.45%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 55 (79.71%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) VCP4
2 1 (1.45%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle
3 1 (1.45%) Google
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