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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 28 15 7
Rank change year-on-year -13 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 9 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 4.02% 14.91% 16.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.47% 37.78% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 11
Median salary £30,000 £25,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -37.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,400 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 86 45 31
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 38.39% 39.47% 46.27%
Number of salaries quoted 72 25 25
Median salary £41,000 £31,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.20% -21.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Belfast

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 11 (55.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) Degree
3 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (25.00%) C++
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle
5 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (20.00%) IBM
6 4 (20.00%) Python
6 4 (20.00%) JMS
6 4 (20.00%) NetWeaver
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (20.00%) PVCS
6 4 (20.00%) SAP
6 4 (20.00%) EJB
6 4 (20.00%) JDBC
6 4 (20.00%) JSP
6 4 (20.00%) J2EE
6 4 (20.00%) ISO 9001
6 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (20.00%) Ajax
6 4 (20.00%) JSF
6 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
6 4 (20.00%) Silverlight
6 4 (20.00%) JAX-WS
6 4 (20.00%) Data Protection

Computer Science
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 4 (20.00%) NetWeaver
1 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) PVCS
2 3 (15.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Legal
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Test Automation Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Test Scripter
4 3 (15.00%) Test Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Commercial Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Commercial Data Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Ajax
1 4 (20.00%) EJB
1 4 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
1 4 (20.00%) J2EE
1 4 (20.00%) Java EE 5
1 4 (20.00%) JAX-WS
1 4 (20.00%) JDBC
1 4 (20.00%) JMS
1 4 (20.00%) JSF
1 4 (20.00%) JSP
1 4 (20.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) Django
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.00%) TDD
3 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (15.00%) User Stories
4 2 (10.00%) Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Change Control
4 2 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (10.00%) Physics
4 2 (10.00%) Statistics
4 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) C++
3 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) MATLAB
5 2 (10.00%) R
5 2 (10.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) Apple Swift
6 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
2 2 (10.00%) CCSA
2 2 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) IBM
2 4 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) Palo Alto
Belfast
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago