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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 7 17 35
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +18
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 29 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 22.66% 11.19% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.88% 14.04% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 4
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £22,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,950 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
104 114 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 81.25% 79.72% 66.38%
Number of salaries quoted 44 92 70
Average salary £34,750 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.55% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
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 16 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Belfast

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 38 (80.85%) Degree
2 26 (55.32%) .NET
2 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
3 25 (53.19%) C#
4 24 (51.06%) SQL Server
5 23 (48.94%) SQL
5 23 (48.94%) Computer Science
6 21 (44.68%) Java
7 20 (42.55%) MS Excel
8 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET
8 19 (40.43%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (36.17%) MVC
10 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (29.79%) Web Development
10 14 (29.79%) Time Management
10 14 (29.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (27.66%) Visual Studio
12 11 (23.40%) OO
13 9 (19.15%) TDD
13 9 (19.15%) CSS
14 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
14 8 (17.02%) HTML
14 8 (17.02%) Web Services
15 7 (14.89%) Linux
15 7 (14.89%) C++
15 7 (14.89%) VB.NET
15 7 (14.89%) jQuery
15 7 (14.89%) WCF
16 6 (12.77%) Java EE

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (10.64%) Tomcat
1 5 (10.64%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 20 (42.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.13%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (51.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (27.66%) Visual Studio
3 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.77%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (55.32%) Software Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Software Developer
2 11 (23.40%) Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Java Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Integration Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Implementation Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Implementation Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Java Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (4.26%) Graduate
7 2 (4.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.13%) Graduate Software Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (55.32%) .NET
2 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET
3 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (19.15%) CSS
5 8 (17.02%) HTML
5 8 (17.02%) Web Services
6 7 (14.89%) jQuery
6 7 (14.89%) WCF
7 6 (12.77%) Java EE
7 6 (12.77%) XML
7 6 (12.77%) XSLT
8 5 (10.64%) SOAP
8 5 (10.64%) YUI
8 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
9 4 (8.51%) PrimeFaces
9 4 (8.51%) JSF
10 3 (6.38%) WPF
10 3 (6.38%) Silverlight
11 1 (2.13%) Ajax
11 1 (2.13%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 23 (48.94%) Computer Science
2 19 (40.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.77%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Statistics
4 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.13%) Firmware
4 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.13%) CAN bus
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.13%) Physics
4 1 (2.13%) Chemistry
4 1 (2.13%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Linux
2 6 (12.77%) UNIX
3 4 (8.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) MVC
3 14 (29.79%) Web Development
3 14 (29.79%) Time Management
4 11 (23.40%) OO
5 9 (19.15%) TDD
6 6 (12.77%) Multithreading
7 4 (8.51%) Refactoring
7 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.38%) Scrum
8 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.26%) Kanban
9 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.26%) Integration Testing
9 2 (4.26%) Coaching
10 1 (2.13%) Business Analysis
10 1 (2.13%) Knowledge Management
10 1 (2.13%) Validation
10 1 (2.13%) Extreme Programming
10 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) C#
2 23 (48.94%) SQL
3 21 (44.68%) Java
4 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.89%) C++
5 7 (14.89%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.26%) C
8 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (80.85%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) HNC
2 3 (6.38%) HND
3 1 (2.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) JBoss
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) KANA
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