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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 3 19 7
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 25 10 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 25.51% 6.76% 20.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.25% 9.09% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 29
Average salary £41,250 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.92% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £39,500 £46,000
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
80 110 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 81.63% 74.32% 59.64%
Number of salaries quoted 53 72 95
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -20.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £48,800
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Belfast

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 40 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (64.52%) Computer Science
2 39 (62.90%) Degree
3 27 (43.55%) TDD
4 26 (41.94%) Subversion
4 26 (41.94%) Java
4 26 (41.94%) Git (software)
5 25 (40.32%) OO
6 23 (37.10%) Linux
7 22 (35.48%) UNIX
7 22 (35.48%) JavaScript
8 21 (33.87%) Java EE
8 21 (33.87%) Multithreading
9 19 (30.65%) HTML
10 17 (27.42%) .NET
10 17 (27.42%) CSS
11 16 (25.81%) C#
12 14 (22.58%) C++
13 12 (19.35%) C
14 10 (16.13%) Manufacturing
14 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (16.13%) Open Source
14 10 (16.13%) Network Management
15 9 (14.52%) HTML5
15 9 (14.52%) Unit Testing
16 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
17 7 (11.29%) Web Services
17 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
17 7 (11.29%) Scrum
17 7 (11.29%) Rapid7

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) Node.js
3 1 (1.61%) IIS
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Force.com
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) MySQL
2 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (41.94%) Subversion
1 26 (41.94%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.68%) NUnit
3 3 (4.84%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.61%) JUnit
4 1 (1.61%) Mockito
4 1 (1.61%) Valgrind
4 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (16.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Java Engineer
2 16 (25.81%) Developer
3 12 (19.35%) Software Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) Real Time Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Software Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Senior Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (9.68%) AWS Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Java Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (1.61%) Principal Engineer
10 1 (1.61%) Test Automation Specialist
10 1 (1.61%) Development Engineer
10 1 (1.61%) Automation Specialist
10 1 (1.61%) Java Applications Developer
10 1 (1.61%) Java Developer
10 1 (1.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 1 (1.61%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.87%) Java EE
2 19 (30.65%) HTML
3 17 (27.42%) .NET
3 17 (27.42%) CSS
4 9 (14.52%) HTML5
5 7 (11.29%) Web Services
6 6 (9.68%) Entity Framework
6 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET
6 6 (9.68%) .NET Framework
6 6 (9.68%) WCF
6 6 (9.68%) WPF
6 6 (9.68%) WF
6 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (8.06%) PrimeFaces
7 5 (8.06%) JSF
8 2 (3.23%) XML
8 2 (3.23%) jQuery
8 2 (3.23%) CSS3
9 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 40 (64.52%) Computer Science
2 10 (16.13%) Open Source
3 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.10%) Linux
2 22 (35.48%) UNIX
3 2 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (43.55%) TDD
3 25 (40.32%) OO
4 21 (33.87%) Multithreading
5 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (16.13%) Network Management
6 9 (14.52%) Unit Testing
7 7 (11.29%) Scrum
8 6 (9.68%) Configuration Management
8 6 (9.68%) Project Management
8 6 (9.68%) MVC
8 6 (9.68%) BDD
8 6 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (8.06%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.84%) Coaching
11 3 (4.84%) Database Security
11 3 (4.84%) Vulnerability Management
11 3 (4.84%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.94%) Java
2 22 (35.48%) JavaScript
3 16 (25.81%) C#
4 14 (22.58%) C++
5 12 (19.35%) C
6 5 (8.06%) SQL
7 2 (3.23%) PHP
8 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.61%) Python
8 1 (1.61%) Ruby
8 1 (1.61%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (62.90%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
1 7 (11.29%) Rapid7
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) IBM
3 1 (1.61%) Google
3 1 (1.61%) Coverity
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