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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 4 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 39 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 31.71% 12.24% 12.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.05% 13.14% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 20
Average salary £41,250 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.92% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £25,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £40,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
118 137 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 95.93% 93.20% 68.72%
Number of salaries quoted 54 86 95
Average salary £40,000 £29,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.75% -26.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 2 July 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Belfast

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 30 (50.85%) Computer Science
2 27 (45.76%) Rapid7
3 25 (42.37%) Degree
4 24 (40.68%) Java
5 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
5 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (35.59%) HTML
7 19 (32.20%) CSS
8 18 (30.51%) Open Source
9 17 (28.81%) C#
9 17 (28.81%) .NET
10 15 (25.42%) Web Services
10 15 (25.42%) Risk Management
11 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
11 14 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (22.03%) C++
12 13 (22.03%) Oracle
12 13 (22.03%) Linux
12 13 (22.03%) OO
12 13 (22.03%) Python
12 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
12 13 (22.03%) User Experience
13 12 (20.34%) HTML5
13 12 (20.34%) Unit Testing
13 12 (20.34%) Project Management
13 12 (20.34%) UNIX
14 10 (16.95%) Network Security
14 10 (16.95%) Metasploit
14 10 (16.95%) Penetration Testing
14 10 (16.95%) Vulnerability Management

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.17%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (8.47%) SAS
4 4 (6.78%) Node.js
5 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.69%) Confluence
6 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.69%) IIS
6 1 (1.69%) JBoss
6 1 (1.69%) Apache
6 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.17%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (3.39%) SaaS
4 1 (1.69%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) Network Security
2 1 (1.69%) FTP
2 1 (1.69%) VPN
2 1 (1.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) Big Data
2 9 (15.25%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.86%) RDBMS
4 6 (10.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (10.17%) NoSQL
5 5 (8.47%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (5.08%) MySQL
7 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Metasploit
2 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.86%) NUnit
2 7 (11.86%) Subversion
3 1 (1.69%) JIRA
3 1 (1.69%) JUnit
3 1 (1.69%) Mockito
3 1 (1.69%) Valgrind
3 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (52.54%) Software Engineer
2 14 (23.73%) Developer
3 6 (10.17%) Graduate
3 6 (10.17%) Lead Software Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) AWS Developer
4 4 (6.78%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (5.08%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Real Time Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.69%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (1.69%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (1.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (1.69%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (1.69%) Development Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (1.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (1.69%) Product Owner
7 1 (1.69%) Web Developer
7 1 (1.69%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.59%) HTML
2 19 (32.20%) CSS
3 17 (28.81%) .NET
4 15 (25.42%) Web Services
5 12 (20.34%) HTML5
6 7 (11.86%) Entity Framework
6 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (11.86%) .NET Framework
6 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET
7 6 (10.17%) XML
8 5 (8.47%) SOAP
9 4 (6.78%) CSS3
10 3 (5.08%) RESTful
10 3 (5.08%) JSON
10 3 (5.08%) Spring
11 2 (3.39%) REST
12 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
12 1 (1.69%) Ajax
12 1 (1.69%) Java EE
12 1 (1.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (50.85%) Computer Science
2 13 (22.03%) User Experience
3 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.47%) GIS
3 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.47%) Economics
3 5 (8.47%) Statistics
3 5 (8.47%) Mathematics
3 5 (8.47%) Physics
3 5 (8.47%) Chemistry
3 5 (8.47%) Psychology
4 3 (5.08%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Linux
2 12 (20.34%) UNIX
3 9 (15.25%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.39%) Solaris
5 1 (1.69%) Windows
5 1 (1.69%) Android
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.69%) CentOS
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.51%) Open Source
3 15 (25.42%) Risk Management
4 14 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (22.03%) OO
6 12 (20.34%) Project Management
6 12 (20.34%) Unit Testing
7 10 (16.95%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (16.95%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (16.95%) Database Security
8 9 (15.25%) Analytics
8 9 (15.25%) TDD
8 9 (15.25%) Scrum
8 9 (15.25%) Computer Security
9 7 (11.86%) BDD
9 7 (11.86%) Configuration Management
9 7 (11.86%) MVC
9 7 (11.86%) SOA
9 7 (11.86%) OOP
9 7 (11.86%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.68%) Java
2 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
3 17 (28.81%) C#
4 13 (22.03%) C++
4 13 (22.03%) Python
5 9 (15.25%) Ruby
6 6 (10.17%) C
7 5 (8.47%) SQL
8 3 (5.08%) PHP
9 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.69%) Perl
9 1 (1.69%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.69%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 25 (42.37%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (45.76%) Rapid7
2 13 (22.03%) Oracle
2 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.47%) Business Objects
3 5 (8.47%) SAP
4 1 (1.69%) IBM
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.69%) VMware
4 1 (1.69%) Google
4 1 (1.69%) Coverity
4 1 (1.69%) New Relic
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