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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 8 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 22 46 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 16.18% 34.07% 13.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.64% 35.66% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 14
Median salary £25,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
118 129 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 86.76% 95.56% 93.84%
Number of salaries quoted 99 57 90
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +29.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 24 June 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Belfast

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (82.76%) Degree
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 15 (51.72%) SharePoint
3 14 (48.28%) Computer Science
4 13 (44.83%) QA
4 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (31.03%) Retail
5 9 (31.03%) Finance
5 9 (31.03%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (31.03%) Business Analysis
5 9 (31.03%) Local Government
5 9 (31.03%) Project Management
6 8 (27.59%) ISEB
6 8 (27.59%) Selenium
6 8 (27.59%) Validation
6 8 (27.59%) SpecFlow
6 8 (27.59%) Issue Tracking
7 7 (24.14%) C#
7 7 (24.14%) .NET
8 6 (20.69%) Java
8 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
9 5 (17.24%) Software Architecture
9 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
9 5 (17.24%) Integration Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Refactoring
10 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
10 4 (13.79%) Physics

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 15 (51.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) GIS
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Selenium
1 8 (27.59%) SpecFlow
2 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
1 9 (31.03%) Local Government
1 9 (31.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Graduate
2 8 (27.59%) QA Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Quality Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.34%) GIS Graduate
5 3 (10.34%) Manual Tester
5 3 (10.34%) QA Manual Tester
5 3 (10.34%) QA Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Tester
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Principal Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.90%) CSS
3 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 2 (6.90%) HTML5
4 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.45%) Spring
4 1 (3.45%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
3 4 (13.79%) Biology
3 4 (13.79%) Chemistry
3 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
3 4 (13.79%) Physics
4 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
1 1 (3.45%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Business Analysis
2 9 (31.03%) Project Management
2 9 (31.03%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (27.59%) Issue Tracking
3 8 (27.59%) Validation
4 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
5 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Integration Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Refactoring
5 5 (17.24%) Software Architecture
6 4 (13.79%) Open Source
7 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
8 2 (6.90%) MVC
8 2 (6.90%) SDLC
9 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (3.45%) Line Management
9 1 (3.45%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) C#
2 6 (20.69%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (82.76%) Degree
2 8 (27.59%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) BT
2 1 (3.45%) Sybase
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