The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 20 3
Rank change year-on-year +11 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 27 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 12.27% 8.77% 27.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.78% 10.10% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 15
Median salary £37,500 £25,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -37.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £35,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 196 99 58
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 89.09% 86.84% 79.45%
Number of salaries quoted 159 58 42
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -7.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Belfast

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Belfast

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Belfast over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering 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 Software Engineering.

1 34 (72.34%) Java
2 16 (34.04%) Root Cause Analysis
3 12 (25.53%) Business Analysis
4 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
5 9 (19.15%) C++
5 9 (19.15%) XML
5 9 (19.15%) Linux
6 8 (17.02%) HTML
6 8 (17.02%) JSON
6 8 (17.02%) Degree
6 8 (17.02%) Spring
6 8 (17.02%) Banking
7 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
7 7 (14.89%) REST
7 7 (14.89%) .NET
8 6 (12.77%) Hibernate
8 6 (12.77%) Oracle
8 6 (12.77%) SDLC
9 5 (10.64%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (10.64%) Virtual Team
9 5 (10.64%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
9 5 (10.64%) PHP
9 5 (10.64%) PL/SQL
9 5 (10.64%) SQL
9 5 (10.64%) Python
9 5 (10.64%) JDBC
9 5 (10.64%) LabVIEW
9 5 (10.64%) Finance

Software Engineering
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 5 (10.64%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (8.51%) NetWeaver
2 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.51%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.13%) GemFire
3 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (10.64%) Big Data
1 5 (10.64%) Hadoop
1 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) LabVIEW
2 4 (8.51%) PVCS
3 2 (4.26%) Maven
4 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
4 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (17.02%) Banking
2 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Developer
2 18 (38.30%) Java Developer
3 14 (29.79%) Software Developer
4 12 (25.53%) Architect
4 12 (25.53%) Java Architect
5 7 (14.89%) Java Software Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Senior Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Software Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Lead Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Lead Software Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Lead PHP Developer
8 4 (8.51%) PHP Developer
9 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
9 3 (6.38%) C++ Developer
9 3 (6.38%) C++ Software Developer
9 3 (6.38%) C++/Java Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Senior Architect
9 3 (6.38%) Test Automation Specialist
9 3 (6.38%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) XML
2 8 (17.02%) HTML
2 8 (17.02%) JSON
2 8 (17.02%) Spring
3 7 (14.89%) .NET
3 7 (14.89%) REST
4 6 (12.77%) Hibernate
5 5 (10.64%) JDBC
5 5 (10.64%) JMS
6 4 (8.51%) Ajax
6 4 (8.51%) EJB
6 4 (8.51%) EJB 3.0
6 4 (8.51%) J2EE
6 4 (8.51%) Java EE 5
6 4 (8.51%) JAX-WS
6 4 (8.51%) JSF
6 4 (8.51%) JSP
6 4 (8.51%) Silverlight
6 4 (8.51%) Web Services
7 3 (6.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.64%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Unix
3 2 (4.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Root Cause Analysis
2 12 (25.53%) Business Analysis
3 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.77%) SDLC
5 5 (10.64%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (10.64%) TDD
6 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.51%) Cyber Intelligence
6 4 (8.51%) Data Protection
6 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
6 4 (8.51%) Web Development
7 3 (6.38%) API Development
7 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.38%) OO
7 3 (6.38%) Test Strategy
7 3 (6.38%) User Stories
8 2 (4.26%) Information Management
8 2 (4.26%) Multithreading
8 2 (4.26%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 34 (72.34%) Java
2 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
3 9 (19.15%) C++
4 5 (10.64%) PHP
4 5 (10.64%) PL/SQL
4 5 (10.64%) Python
4 5 (10.64%) SQL
5 4 (8.51%) Objective-C
6 3 (6.38%) C#
7 1 (2.13%) Ruby
7 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) IBM
2 4 (8.51%) SAP
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
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