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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 12 9 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 22 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 14.97% 13.17% 4.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.82% 20.37% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 9
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £32,300 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £45,000 £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
111 108 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 75.51% 64.67% 69.47%
Number of salaries quoted 59 77 73
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,200 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 22 July 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Belfast

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 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 21 (61.76%) Degree
2 20 (58.82%) C#
2 20 (58.82%) .NET
3 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
4 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
4 13 (38.24%) SQL
5 12 (35.29%) Java
5 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET
5 12 (35.29%) MVC
6 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (32.35%) Computer Science
7 9 (26.47%) Time Management
7 9 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (26.47%) Web Development
7 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
8 8 (23.53%) Visual Studio
9 7 (20.59%) C++
9 7 (20.59%) WCF
10 6 (17.65%) VB.NET
11 5 (14.71%) Web Services
11 5 (14.71%) OO
12 4 (11.76%) Refactoring
12 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
12 4 (11.76%) Windows
12 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
13 3 (8.82%) Postgraduate
13 3 (8.82%) CSS
13 3 (8.82%) HNC
13 3 (8.82%) HND

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (23.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) eggPlant
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 15 (44.12%) Developer
3 12 (35.29%) Software Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Senior Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Graduate
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Team Leader
8 1 (2.94%) Java Team Leader
8 1 (2.94%) Graduate Software Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Verification Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Android Developer
8 1 (2.94%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) .NET
2 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET
3 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (20.59%) WCF
5 5 (14.71%) Web Services
6 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
7 3 (8.82%) CSS
7 3 (8.82%) XML
7 3 (8.82%) WPF
7 3 (8.82%) Silverlight
8 2 (5.88%) HTML
9 1 (2.94%) XSLT
9 1 (2.94%) Ajax
9 1 (2.94%) LINQ
9 1 (2.94%) jQuery
9 1 (2.94%) JSON
9 1 (2.94%) Qt
9 1 (2.94%) HTML5
9 1 (2.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Firmware
2 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.94%) Open Source
2 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.94%) CAN bus
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) MVC
2 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) Time Management
3 9 (26.47%) Web Development
4 5 (14.71%) OO
5 4 (11.76%) Refactoring
6 3 (8.82%) TDD
7 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.88%) Kanban
7 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.88%) Scrum
8 1 (2.94%) SOA
8 1 (2.94%) CRM
8 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.94%) Project Management
8 1 (2.94%) Validation
8 1 (2.94%) Web Design
8 1 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) C#
2 13 (38.24%) SQL
3 12 (35.29%) Java
4 7 (20.59%) C++
5 6 (17.65%) VB.NET
6 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.88%) C
7 2 (5.88%) Python
8 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (61.76%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) Postgraduate
2 3 (8.82%) HNC
2 3 (8.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) IBM
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