The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 5 1 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Degree 13 60 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 22.03% 29.41% 20.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.52% 61.86% 75.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 28 26
Average salary £31,000 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.63% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £17,249 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £36,150 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,650 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +3.06%
Degree
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Qualifications Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
23 97 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 38.98% 47.55% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17 45 31
Average salary £35,000 £26,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% -22.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £18,000 £23,725
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £34,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Degree
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the Northern Ireland region.

Degree Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Degree
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Degree Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Degree
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -2 13 £31,000 +2.47% 8
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Degree.

1 48 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 33 (41.25%) Software Engineering
3 31 (38.75%) Java
4 28 (35.00%) C++
4 28 (35.00%) Python
4 28 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (31.25%) Analytics
6 23 (28.75%) Finance
7 21 (26.25%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 20 (25.00%) SQL
9 19 (23.75%) Linux
10 18 (22.50%) UNIX
11 17 (21.25%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (20.00%) Visualisation
12 16 (20.00%) OO
13 15 (18.75%) Marketing
13 15 (18.75%) Algorithms
14 13 (16.25%) HTML
14 13 (16.25%) QlikView
14 13 (16.25%) Data Analysis
14 13 (16.25%) User Experience
14 13 (16.25%) Tableau
15 12 (15.00%) Big Data
15 12 (15.00%) Customer Analytics
15 12 (15.00%) Economics
15 12 (15.00%) Retail
15 12 (15.00%) QA
15 12 (15.00%) Operations Research
15 12 (15.00%) Social Media

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.00%) SAS
2 6 (7.50%) Node.js
2 6 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.75%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.25%) IIS
5 1 (1.25%) JBoss
5 1 (1.25%) Apache
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.25%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.25%) Confluence
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) SPSS
2 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.75%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (11.25%) Workday HCM
2 8 (10.00%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.25%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.50%) SaaS
2 6 (7.50%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (3.75%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (3.75%) Taleo
4 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.75%) VPN
1 3 (3.75%) DNS
2 2 (2.50%) DHCP
2 2 (2.50%) FTP
2 2 (2.50%) HTTP
2 2 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (1.25%) SSH
3 1 (1.25%) Internet
3 1 (1.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) QlikView
2 12 (15.00%) Big Data
3 11 (13.75%) Relational Database
4 7 (8.75%) NoSQL
4 7 (8.75%) RDBMS
5 6 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (6.25%) MySQL
6 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
7 4 (5.00%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.25%) Redis
9 1 (1.25%) SQLite
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Valgrind
1 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.50%) Xcode
3 1 (1.25%) JIRA
3 1 (1.25%) Selenium
3 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.25%) Mocha
3 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.25%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.25%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 23 (28.75%) Finance
2 15 (18.75%) Marketing
3 12 (15.00%) Retail
4 8 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 5 (6.25%) Banking
6 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.25%) Games
7 1 (1.25%) Front Office
7 1 (1.25%) Electronics
7 1 (1.25%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.25%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (22.50%) Consultant
2 17 (21.25%) Developer
3 14 (17.50%) Software Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) Data Consultant
4 8 (10.00%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 6 (7.50%) Lead Software Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Applications Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Team Leader
7 4 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Test Specialist
8 3 (3.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) DSP Software Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Test Automation Specialist
8 3 (3.75%) Workday Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) Automation Specialist
8 3 (3.75%) DSP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.25%) HTML
2 11 (13.75%) CSS
3 9 (11.25%) Web Services
4 7 (8.75%) .NET
4 7 (8.75%) HTML5
5 5 (6.25%) CSS3
6 3 (3.75%) XML
6 3 (3.75%) jQuery
7 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.25%) REST
8 1 (1.25%) WebSockets
8 1 (1.25%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.25%) D3.js
8 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.25%) Express
8 1 (1.25%) XSLT
8 1 (1.25%) Flash
8 1 (1.25%) LAMP
8 1 (1.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 48 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 21 (26.25%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 15 (18.75%) Algorithms
5 13 (16.25%) User Experience
6 12 (15.00%) Social Media
6 12 (15.00%) Economics
7 9 (11.25%) Data Extraction
8 8 (10.00%) Management Information System
8 8 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (2.50%) Health Informatics
9 2 (2.50%) Informatics
10 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.25%) Physics
10 1 (1.25%) iPhone
10 1 (1.25%) Clustering
10 1 (1.25%) PACS
10 1 (1.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.75%) Linux
2 18 (22.50%) UNIX
3 9 (11.25%) Mac OS X
4 8 (10.00%) Windows
5 4 (5.00%) Solaris
5 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.50%) Android
7 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.25%) CentOS
8 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.25%) Software Engineering
2 28 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (31.25%) Analytics
4 17 (21.25%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (20.00%) OO
6 13 (16.25%) Data Analysis
7 12 (15.00%) Operations Research
7 12 (15.00%) Test Automation
7 12 (15.00%) Customer Analytics
8 11 (13.75%) Data Analytics
8 11 (13.75%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (12.50%) Risk Management
9 10 (12.50%) CRM
9 10 (12.50%) ERP
9 10 (12.50%) System Testing
9 10 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 9 (11.25%) Computer Security
11 8 (10.00%) OOP
11 8 (10.00%) Demand Forecasting
12 7 (8.75%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.75%) Java
2 28 (35.00%) C++
2 28 (35.00%) Python
3 20 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (25.00%) SQL
4 10 (12.50%) C
5 9 (11.25%) VBA
6 8 (10.00%) Ruby
6 8 (10.00%) R
6 8 (10.00%) C#
7 4 (5.00%) PHP
8 3 (3.75%) Perl
9 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.25%) VB
9 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) CIMA
1 8 (10.00%) MBA
2 4 (5.00%) CCNA
2 4 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.75%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.50%) MCITP
4 2 (2.50%) Postgraduate
4 2 (2.50%) CCNP
4 2 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.25%) MCSE
5 1 (1.25%) ISEB
5 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.25%) MBCS
5 1 (1.25%) CITP
5 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.25%) XenApp
2 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Nagios
1 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) Tableau
2 9 (11.25%) Rapid7
3 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.75%) SAP
5 6 (7.50%) Oracle
6 4 (5.00%) VMware
7 3 (3.75%) Coverity
7 3 (3.75%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (3.75%) Cisco
8 2 (2.50%) Citrix
9 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.25%) Apple
9 1 (1.25%) HP
9 1 (1.25%) IBM
9 1 (1.25%) NetSuite
9 1 (1.25%) New Relic
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Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago