Period
to 18 January 2018

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 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 5 15
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 -13
Permanent jobs citing Degree 74 65 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 19.53% 21.17% 14.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 61.67% 62.50% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 37 56 16
Belfast median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% +1.45%
10th Percentile £26,150 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £55,000 £49,375
County Antrim median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% +1.45%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Belfast
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 120 104 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 31.66% 33.88% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 60 79 48
Belfast median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% -38.46% +100.00%
County Antrim median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -38.46% +100.00%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

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

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 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 50 (67.57%) Computer Science
2 46 (62.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (51.35%) Management Information System
4 35 (47.30%) Legal
4 35 (47.30%) Oracle
5 31 (41.89%) SQL
6 30 (40.54%) Microsoft
7 29 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (37.84%) Project Management
9 21 (28.38%) Microsoft Excel
10 20 (27.03%) SQL Server
10 20 (27.03%) Business Analysis
11 19 (25.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (25.68%) Microsoft Office
12 18 (24.32%) MS Visio
12 18 (24.32%) Scrum
13 15 (20.27%) Finance
13 15 (20.27%) T-SQL
14 13 (17.57%) SDLC
15 12 (16.22%) Workflow
15 12 (16.22%) Workflow Management
16 11 (14.86%) Disaster Recovery
16 11 (14.86%) Migration
16 11 (14.86%) Process Management
16 11 (14.86%) Data Modelling
16 11 (14.86%) PMP
16 11 (14.86%) PMI Certification
16 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Project
16 11 (14.86%) Dashboard Development
16 11 (14.86%) Ticket Management

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 4 (5.41%) WordPress
2 1 (1.35%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (1.35%) CMS
2 1 (1.35%) Luigi
Applications
1 21 (28.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (25.68%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (24.32%) MS Visio
4 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (9.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Magento
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.35%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.35%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.35%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.35%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (1.35%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.35%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.35%) SAP PS
2 1 (1.35%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) Firewall
1 2 (2.70%) FIX Connectivity
1 2 (2.70%) LAN
1 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.70%) WAN
1 2 (2.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (12.16%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.35%) Azkaban
5 1 (1.35%) Big Data
5 1 (1.35%) Looker
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.70%) AppScan
3 2 (2.70%) Burp Suite
3 2 (2.70%) JIRA
3 2 (2.70%) Metasploit
3 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.35%) Axure RP
General
1 35 (47.30%) Legal
2 15 (20.27%) Finance
3 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.05%) Marketing
5 2 (2.70%) Law
6 1 (1.35%) Billing
6 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Analyst
2 12 (16.22%) Developer
3 11 (14.86%) DBA
3 11 (14.86%) Scrum Master
4 10 (13.51%) Administrator
4 10 (13.51%) SQL DBA
5 8 (10.81%) Business Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) Applications Developer
6 7 (9.46%) QA Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) QA Test Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) Test Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) Account Manager
8 5 (6.76%) Technical Leader
9 4 (5.41%) PHP Developer
9 4 (5.41%) PHP Web Applications Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Web Applications Developer
10 3 (4.05%) C++ Applications Developer
10 3 (4.05%) C++ Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) CSS
1 10 (13.51%) HTML
2 7 (9.46%) .NET
2 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (5.41%) Laravel
5 3 (4.05%) jQuery
6 2 (2.70%) Ajax
6 2 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (2.70%) JSON
6 2 (2.70%) Middleware
6 2 (2.70%) Web Services
6 2 (2.70%) XML
7 1 (1.35%) Pandas
7 1 (1.35%) REST
7 1 (1.35%) SOAP
7 1 (1.35%) Spring
7 1 (1.35%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 50 (67.57%) Computer Science
2 38 (51.35%) Management Information System
3 10 (13.51%) Replication
4 6 (8.11%) Fintech
4 6 (8.11%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.35%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.35%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.76%) Linux
2 2 (2.70%) Kali Linux
2 2 (2.70%) Unix
3 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.84%) Project Management
3 20 (27.03%) Business Analysis
4 19 (25.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (24.32%) Scrum
6 13 (17.57%) SDLC
7 12 (16.22%) Workflow
7 12 (16.22%) Workflow Management
8 11 (14.86%) Customer-Centricity
8 11 (14.86%) Dashboard Development
8 11 (14.86%) Data Modelling
8 11 (14.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (14.86%) Kanban
8 11 (14.86%) Migration
8 11 (14.86%) Process Management
8 11 (14.86%) Ticket Management
8 11 (14.86%) Traceability Matrix
9 10 (13.51%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (13.51%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.89%) SQL
2 15 (20.27%) T-SQL
3 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.16%) C#
5 5 (6.76%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.41%) PHP
6 4 (5.41%) Python
7 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.05%) C
7 3 (4.05%) C++
8 2 (2.70%) Java
9 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (62.16%) Computer Science Degree
2 11 (14.86%) PMI Certification
2 11 (14.86%) PMP
3 8 (10.81%) HND
4 7 (9.46%) ISTQB
4 7 (9.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (6.76%) HNC
6 1 (1.35%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 35 (47.30%) Oracle
2 30 (40.54%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.41%) Google
3 4 (5.41%) SAP
4 2 (2.70%) BT
4 2 (2.70%) Radianz
4 2 (2.70%) Trustwave
5 1 (1.35%) Citrix
5 1 (1.35%) HP