Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 12 15
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 52 34 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 14.57% 11.41% 11.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 30.06% 28.33% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 9
Belfast median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +25.00% +4.92%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,500 £21,150
90th Percentile £66,250 £55,000 £42,000
County Antrim median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +25.00% +4.92%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Belfast
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 173 120 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 48.46% 40.27% 48.46%
Number of salaries quoted 84 101 46
Belfast median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +39.34%
10th Percentile £16,550 £26,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,000 £55,000 £55,000
County Antrim median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +33.33%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Belfast

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science in Belfast.

Salary trend for Computer Science in Belfast

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Belfast over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science 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 Computer Science.

1 49 (94.23%) Degree
2 44 (84.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (71.15%) Management Information System
4 35 (67.31%) Legal
4 35 (67.31%) Oracle
5 30 (57.69%) Microsoft
6 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (50.00%) SQL
8 20 (38.46%) Project Management
9 19 (36.54%) Business Analysis
10 18 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (34.62%) Scrum
10 18 (34.62%) SQL Server
10 18 (34.62%) Microsoft Office
10 18 (34.62%) Microsoft Excel
10 18 (34.62%) MS Visio
11 15 (28.85%) T-SQL
12 12 (23.08%) SDLC
13 11 (21.15%) Dashboard Development
13 11 (21.15%) Ticket Management
13 11 (21.15%) Workflow Management
13 11 (21.15%) Kanban
13 11 (21.15%) Process Management
13 11 (21.15%) Workflow
13 11 (21.15%) Migration
13 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Project
13 11 (21.15%) PMP
13 11 (21.15%) PMI Certification
13 11 (21.15%) Customer-Centricity
13 11 (21.15%) Traceability Matrix

Computer Science
Co-occurring 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 3 (5.77%) WordPress
2 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 18 (34.62%) Microsoft Excel
1 18 (34.62%) Microsoft Office
1 18 (34.62%) MS Visio
2 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (13.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Magento
2 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.92%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.92%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.92%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.92%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (1.92%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.92%) SAP PS
3 1 (1.92%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.85%) AppScan
2 2 (3.85%) Burp Suite
2 2 (3.85%) Metasploit
General
1 35 (67.31%) Legal
2 7 (13.46%) Finance
3 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.85%) Law
5 1 (1.92%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Analyst
2 11 (21.15%) Scrum Master
3 10 (19.23%) Administrator
3 10 (19.23%) DBA
3 10 (19.23%) SQL DBA
4 7 (13.46%) Business Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) QA Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) QA Test Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Test Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Technical Leader
6 4 (7.69%) Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.77%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.77%) PHP Web Applications Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Web Applications Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.92%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) .NET
1 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET
1 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (5.77%) CSS
2 3 (5.77%) HTML
2 3 (5.77%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 37 (71.15%) Management Information System
2 10 (19.23%) Replication
3 5 (9.62%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Kali Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (38.46%) Project Management
3 19 (36.54%) Business Analysis
4 18 (34.62%) Scrum
4 18 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (23.08%) SDLC
6 11 (21.15%) Customer-Centricity
6 11 (21.15%) Dashboard Development
6 11 (21.15%) Kanban
6 11 (21.15%) Migration
6 11 (21.15%) Process Management
6 11 (21.15%) Ticket Management
6 11 (21.15%) Traceability Matrix
6 11 (21.15%) Workflow
6 11 (21.15%) Workflow Management
7 10 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (19.23%) Data Modelling
7 10 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (19.23%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) SQL
2 15 (28.85%) T-SQL
3 5 (9.62%) C#
3 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.62%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.77%) PHP
5 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 49 (94.23%) Degree
2 44 (84.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (21.15%) PMI Certification
3 11 (21.15%) PMP
4 7 (13.46%) ISTQB
4 7 (13.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (9.62%) HNC
5 5 (9.62%) HND
6 1 (1.92%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 35 (67.31%) Oracle
2 30 (57.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.77%) Google
3 3 (5.77%) SAP
4 2 (3.85%) Trustwave
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix