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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 6 19 29
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 34 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 28.33% 9.35% 5.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.34% 11.71% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 8
Average salary £36,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £22,500 £30,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £41,500
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
99 111 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 82.50% 79.86% 63.82%
Number of salaries quoted 38 90 64
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Belfast

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 44 (84.62%) Degree
2 32 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (55.77%) Java
4 27 (51.92%) Computer Science
5 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 23 (44.23%) SQL
6 23 (44.23%) .NET
6 23 (44.23%) SQL Server
7 22 (42.31%) C#
8 20 (38.46%) MS Excel
9 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET
9 19 (36.54%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (32.69%) MVC
10 17 (32.69%) TDD
11 16 (30.77%) OO
12 14 (26.92%) Linux
12 14 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (26.92%) Time Management
12 14 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (26.92%) Web Development
13 13 (25.00%) Java EE
13 13 (25.00%) Multithreading
13 13 (25.00%) Git (software)
13 13 (25.00%) Visual Studio
13 13 (25.00%) UNIX
13 13 (25.00%) Subversion
14 9 (17.31%) CSS
15 8 (15.38%) HTML
15 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
16 7 (13.46%) Web Services

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
1 5 (9.62%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 20 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Internet
2 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.92%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (44.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 13 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 13 (25.00%) Java Engineer
3 9 (17.31%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Senior Java Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Consultant
6 5 (9.62%) Implementation Consultant
6 5 (9.62%) Integration Consultant
6 5 (9.62%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Implementation Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Graduate
7 2 (3.85%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Architect
8 1 (1.92%) Software Architect
8 1 (1.92%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (44.23%) .NET
2 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET
3 14 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (25.00%) Java EE
5 9 (17.31%) CSS
6 8 (15.38%) HTML
7 7 (13.46%) Web Services
7 7 (13.46%) jQuery
8 6 (11.54%) JSF
8 6 (11.54%) WCF
8 6 (11.54%) PrimeFaces
8 6 (11.54%) XML
8 6 (11.54%) XSLT
9 5 (9.62%) SOAP
9 5 (9.62%) .NET Framework
9 5 (9.62%) YUI
10 3 (5.77%) WPF
10 3 (5.77%) Silverlight
11 1 (1.92%) Qt
11 1 (1.92%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 27 (51.92%) Computer Science
2 19 (36.54%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.54%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Statistics
4 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.92%) Physics
4 1 (1.92%) Chemistry
4 1 (1.92%) Biology
4 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.92%) CAN bus
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Linux
2 13 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.69%) MVC
2 17 (32.69%) TDD
3 16 (30.77%) OO
4 14 (26.92%) Time Management
4 14 (26.92%) Web Development
5 13 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.77%) Scrum
8 2 (3.85%) Project Management
8 2 (3.85%) Coaching
8 2 (3.85%) Refactoring
8 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.85%) Kanban
9 1 (1.92%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.92%) Product Management
9 1 (1.92%) Integration Testing
9 1 (1.92%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.92%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (55.77%) Java
2 23 (44.23%) SQL
3 22 (42.31%) C#
4 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.54%) C++
6 5 (9.62%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.85%) C
9 1 (1.92%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (84.62%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) HNC
2 3 (5.77%) HND
3 1 (1.92%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Firmware
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
2 5 (9.62%) JBoss
3 1 (1.92%) KANA
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