The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Degree
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 17 25 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 8.76% 25.77% 40.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.69% 47.17% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 30
Median salary £36,250 £25,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.00% -33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £20,850
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Degree is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast.

Academic & Professional Certification
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 49 53 52
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 25.26% 54.64% 47.27%
Number of salaries quoted 37 33 35
Median salary £30,750 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £43,000 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Belfast

Degree
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Salary trend for Degree in Belfast

Degree
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Belfast over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 15 (35.71%) Java
2 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 11 (26.19%) .NET
4 10 (23.81%) SQL
4 10 (23.81%) Linux
5 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (21.43%) Unix
5 9 (21.43%) C#
5 9 (21.43%) Computer Science
5 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
6 8 (19.05%) TDD
7 7 (16.67%) Data Management
7 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 7 (16.67%) Information Security
7 7 (16.67%) Python
7 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 7 (16.67%) Internet
7 7 (16.67%) jQuery
7 7 (16.67%) Mathematics
8 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
8 5 (11.90%) Front Office
8 5 (11.90%) OOD
8 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (11.90%) HTML
8 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
8 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
8 5 (11.90%) BDD
8 5 (11.90%) Integration Testing
8 5 (11.90%) Greenfield Project

Degree
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 (7.14%) SAS
1 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
1 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.38%) Heroku
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 7 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.76%) Firewall
3 2 (4.76%) LAN
3 2 (4.76%) Network Security
3 2 (4.76%) VPN
3 2 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.76%) Big Data
3 2 (4.76%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.38%) Artifactory
2 1 (2.38%) Gradle
2 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) Maven
2 1 (2.38%) PVCS
General
1 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.90%) Front Office
3 3 (7.14%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Legal
5 1 (2.38%) Games
5 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Support Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Linux Support
4 6 (14.29%) Linux Support Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Senior Linux Support
5 5 (11.90%) Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Manager
6 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Test Automation Specialist
7 3 (7.14%) Test Scripter
7 3 (7.14%) Test Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Network Security Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) .NET
2 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
3 7 (16.67%) jQuery
4 5 (11.90%) HTML
5 4 (9.52%) CSS
6 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 3 (7.14%) ADO.NET
6 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 3 (7.14%) LINQ
6 3 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (7.14%) WCF
6 3 (7.14%) Web Services
6 3 (7.14%) WPF
7 1 (2.38%) Django
7 1 (2.38%) EJB 3.0
7 1 (2.38%) Java EE 5
7 1 (2.38%) JAX-WS
7 1 (2.38%) Node.js
7 1 (2.38%) RESTful
7 1 (2.38%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.90%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.76%) Replication
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 9 (21.43%) Unix
3 3 (7.14%) Windows
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (19.05%) TDD
3 7 (16.67%) Data Management
3 7 (16.67%) Information Security
3 7 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 5 (11.90%) BDD
4 5 (11.90%) Integration Testing
4 5 (11.90%) OOD
4 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
5 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.52%) ETL
5 4 (9.52%) Project Management
5 4 (9.52%) Web Development
6 3 (7.14%) Analytics
6 3 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (7.14%) MVC
6 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.14%) Test Strategy
6 3 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) Java
2 10 (23.81%) SQL
3 9 (21.43%) C#
4 7 (16.67%) Python
5 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.14%) C++
6 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
7 2 (4.76%) R
8 1 (2.38%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) CCNA
1 2 (4.76%) CCSA
1 2 (4.76%) Check Point Certification
1 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.76%) CISSP
1 2 (4.76%) HND
1 2 (4.76%) MCP
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) PMO
2 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.38%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) EnCase
1 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.38%) RSA enVision
1 1 (2.38%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco
3 3 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Palo Alto
3 3 (7.14%) VMware
4 2 (4.76%) Draytek
4 2 (4.76%) NETGEAR
4 2 (4.76%) SonicWALL
4 2 (4.76%) Splunk
5 1 (2.38%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix
5 1 (2.38%) Google
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) Juniper
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.38%) Sourcefire
5 1 (2.38%) Tufin
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