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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 14 9 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 25 26 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 16.45% 16.77% 5.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.37% 25.00% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 8
Average salary £32,750 £40,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.12% +11.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £31,500 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £44,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
117 104 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 76.97% 67.10% 68.16%
Number of salaries quoted 57 76 67
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,300 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 31 July 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Belfast

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (75.00%) Degree
2 23 (71.88%) .NET
3 22 (68.75%) C#
4 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
5 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
6 15 (46.88%) SQL
7 14 (43.75%) MVC
7 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (37.50%) Computer Science
9 11 (34.38%) Time Management
9 11 (34.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
9 11 (34.38%) Web Development
10 10 (31.25%) Visual Studio
11 8 (25.00%) Java
12 7 (21.88%) C++
12 7 (21.88%) WCF
13 6 (18.75%) VB.NET
14 5 (15.63%) OO
14 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
15 4 (12.50%) Refactoring
15 4 (12.50%) Windows
15 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
15 4 (12.50%) QA
16 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (9.38%) HNC
16 3 (9.38%) HND
16 3 (9.38%) T-SQL

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (31.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Software Engineer
2 12 (37.50%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Graduate
6 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Graduate Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (71.88%) .NET
2 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
3 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (21.88%) WCF
5 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
6 3 (9.38%) CSS
6 3 (9.38%) Web Services
6 3 (9.38%) WPF
6 3 (9.38%) Silverlight
7 2 (6.25%) jQuery
7 2 (6.25%) XML
7 2 (6.25%) HTML
8 1 (3.13%) Qt
8 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.13%) XSLT
8 1 (3.13%) LINQ
8 1 (3.13%) Lucene
8 1 (3.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.13%) Open Source
2 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.13%) CAN bus
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) Firmware
2 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) MVC
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Time Management
2 11 (34.38%) Web Development
3 5 (15.63%) OO
4 4 (12.50%) Refactoring
5 3 (9.38%) TDD
5 3 (9.38%) Scrum
6 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Kanban
7 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.13%) Product Management
7 1 (3.13%) BDD
7 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) CRM
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.13%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) C#
2 15 (46.88%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) Java
4 7 (21.88%) C++
5 6 (18.75%) VB.NET
6 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.25%) C
8 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
8 1 (3.13%) Python
8 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 24 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) HNC
2 3 (9.38%) HND
3 1 (3.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) IBM
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) KANA
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