Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -19 -1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Degree 32 78 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 8.72% 28.78% 34.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.99% 55.71% 84.34%
Number of salaries quoted 31 70 41
Belfast median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
County Antrim median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 97 140 83
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 26.43% 51.66% 40.89%
Number of salaries quoted 69 100 52
Belfast median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +22.14% +11.97%
10th Percentile £21,750 £25,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
County Antrim median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -8.75% +14.29% +32.08%

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 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 14 (43.75%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) Unix
4 7 (21.88%) Web Services
4 7 (21.88%) C#
4 7 (21.88%) Oracle
4 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
4 7 (21.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (18.75%) Big Data
5 6 (18.75%) .NET
5 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 6 (18.75%) Information Security
5 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
5 6 (18.75%) Mathematics
5 6 (18.75%) jQuery
6 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (15.63%) Front Office
6 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
7 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.50%) SOAP
7 4 (12.50%) Linux
7 4 (12.50%) Python
7 4 (12.50%) OOD
7 4 (12.50%) TDD
7 4 (12.50%) Spring
7 4 (12.50%) REST
7 4 (12.50%) BDD
7 4 (12.50%) 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 2 (6.25%) SAS
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) GitHub
1 1 (3.13%) Heroku
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.38%) Internet
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.25%) Firewall
3 2 (6.25%) LAN
3 2 (6.25%) Network Security
3 2 (6.25%) VPN
3 2 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) Big Data
3 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
5 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Artifactory
1 1 (3.13%) Gradle
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.13%) Maven
General
1 5 (15.63%) Front Office
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Linux Support
4 3 (9.38%) Linux Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Linux Support
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Data Scientist
5 2 (6.25%) Graduate Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Graduate Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Web Services
2 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 6 (18.75%) jQuery
3 4 (12.50%) REST
3 4 (12.50%) SOAP
3 4 (12.50%) Spring
4 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
4 3 (9.38%) ADO.NET
4 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
4 3 (9.38%) CSS
4 3 (9.38%) HTML
4 3 (9.38%) LINQ
4 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (9.38%) WCF
4 3 (9.38%) WPF
5 1 (3.13%) Django
5 1 (3.13%) Node.js
5 1 (3.13%) RESTful
5 1 (3.13%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.13%) Equities
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Unix
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Windows
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (18.75%) Information Security
1 6 (18.75%) Mathematics
2 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
3 4 (12.50%) BDD
3 4 (12.50%) OOD
3 4 (12.50%) SDLC
3 4 (12.50%) TDD
4 3 (9.38%) Analytics
4 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) Data Management
4 3 (9.38%) ETL
4 3 (9.38%) MVC
4 3 (9.38%) Web Development
5 2 (6.25%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (6.25%) Physics
5 2 (6.25%) Predictive Analytics
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) C#
4 4 (12.50%) Python
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.25%) MATLAB
6 2 (6.25%) Perl
6 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.25%) R
7 1 (3.13%) Apple Swift
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (6.25%) CCNA
2 2 (6.25%) CCSA
2 2 (6.25%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.25%) CISSP
2 2 (6.25%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco
4 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.25%) Palo Alto
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) Draytek
5 1 (3.13%) Dynatrace
5 1 (3.13%) NETGEAR
5 1 (3.13%) SonicWALL
5 1 (3.13%) Splunk
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