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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 8 12 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 20 17 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 14.18% 19.32% 54.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.38% 20.73% 60.42%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 13
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,750 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £46,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
130 82 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 92.20% 93.18% 90.57%
Number of salaries quoted 89 63 43
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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 4 December 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Belfast

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 24 (61.54%) Degree
2 21 (53.85%) Java
3 17 (43.59%) Computer Science
4 12 (30.77%) Mentoring
5 11 (28.21%) Linux
6 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (23.08%) J2EE
7 9 (23.08%) Oracle
7 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
8 8 (20.51%) SQL
8 8 (20.51%) .NET
8 8 (20.51%) Python
8 8 (20.51%) JMS
8 8 (20.51%) Business Analysis
8 8 (20.51%) Ajax
8 8 (20.51%) QA
9 7 (17.95%) Data Protection
9 7 (17.95%) Java EE 5
9 7 (17.95%) EJB 3.0
9 7 (17.95%) Silverlight
9 7 (17.95%) JAX-WS
9 7 (17.95%) WebSphere
9 7 (17.95%) Spring
9 7 (17.95%) JSF
9 7 (17.95%) PL/SQL
9 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
9 7 (17.95%) EJB
9 7 (17.95%) JDBC
9 7 (17.95%) JSP

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 (17.95%) NetWeaver
1 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
1 7 (17.95%) WebSphere
1 7 (17.95%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (10.26%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) CMS
4 1 (2.56%) Confluence
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Bluetooth
1 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (7.69%) Wireless
2 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (10.26%) Big Data
2 4 (10.26%) Hadoop
2 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) PVCS
2 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.13%) LabVIEW
3 2 (5.13%) Selenium
3 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.56%) JIRA
4 1 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 4 (10.26%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Electronics
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Software Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) Java Developer
4 9 (23.08%) Architect
4 9 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 9 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Java Architect
6 5 (12.82%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Principal Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) QA Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) QA Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Test Specialist
8 2 (5.13%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) J2EE
2 8 (20.51%) .NET
2 8 (20.51%) Ajax
2 8 (20.51%) JMS
3 7 (17.95%) EJB
3 7 (17.95%) EJB 3.0
3 7 (17.95%) Java EE 5
3 7 (17.95%) JAX-WS
3 7 (17.95%) JDBC
3 7 (17.95%) JSF
3 7 (17.95%) JSP
3 7 (17.95%) Silverlight
3 7 (17.95%) Spring
4 6 (15.38%) Hibernate
5 5 (12.82%) XML
6 4 (10.26%) HTML
6 4 (10.26%) JSON
6 4 (10.26%) REST
7 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.26%) Social Media
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Debian
2 2 (5.13%) Unix
2 2 (5.13%) VxWorks
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
2 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Mentoring
2 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.51%) Business Analysis
4 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
4 7 (17.95%) Data Protection
4 7 (17.95%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (12.82%) Automated Testing
5 5 (12.82%) Integration Testing
5 5 (12.82%) Refactoring
5 5 (12.82%) Software Architecture
6 4 (10.26%) Open Source
6 4 (10.26%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) OO
7 3 (7.69%) Presales
7 3 (7.69%) SDLC
8 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.13%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Scrum
8 2 (5.13%) TDD
8 2 (5.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) Java
2 8 (20.51%) Python
2 8 (20.51%) SQL
3 7 (17.95%) C++
3 7 (17.95%) PL/SQL
4 6 (15.38%) C#
5 5 (12.82%) C
6 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.69%) MATLAB
7 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (61.54%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) QA
2 7 (17.95%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.56%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle
2 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.95%) IBM
3 7 (17.95%) SAP
4 2 (5.13%) Sybase
5 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.56%) Coverity
5 1 (2.56%) EPiServer
Belfast, County Antrim
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Salary: £25256 - £32472 per annum
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