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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 2 1 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Degree 32 57 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 29.36% 42.22% 14.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.33% 85.07% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 30 40 23
Average salary £27,500 £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.03% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,450 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
60 67 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 55.05% 49.63% 29.21%
Number of salaries quoted 38 45 39
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +18.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £21,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 -1 27 £25,000 -33.33% 14
County Londonderry - 3 £33,500 - 1
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 34 (62.96%) Computer Science
2 28 (51.85%) Software Engineering
3 19 (35.19%) Finance
3 19 (35.19%) Java
4 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 16 (29.63%) SQL
4 16 (29.63%) Project Management
5 15 (27.78%) Business Analysis
5 15 (27.78%) Local Government
5 15 (27.78%) QA
6 14 (25.93%) Retail
6 14 (25.93%) HTML
6 14 (25.93%) CSS
7 13 (24.07%) C++
8 12 (22.22%) Perl
8 12 (22.22%) Linux
8 12 (22.22%) Python
9 11 (20.37%) Ruby
9 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
10 10 (18.52%) Management Information System
10 10 (18.52%) Relational Database
11 9 (16.67%) Unit Testing
11 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (16.67%) System Testing
11 9 (16.67%) Mathematics
11 9 (16.67%) OOD
11 9 (16.67%) OO
12 8 (14.81%) .NET
12 8 (14.81%) CRM
12 8 (14.81%) Physics

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.70%) Apache
4 1 (1.85%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.85%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.85%) nginx
4 1 (1.85%) Node.js
4 1 (1.85%) SAS
4 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Office
2 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Workday HCM
2 1 (1.85%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Broadband
1 1 (1.85%) Firewall
1 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.85%) VLAN
1 1 (1.85%) VPN
1 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.41%) GIS
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.70%) Qt Creator
2 2 (3.70%) Selenium
2 2 (3.70%) SpecFlow
2 2 (3.70%) Subversion
2 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (35.19%) Finance
2 15 (27.78%) Local Government
3 14 (25.93%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Advertising
5 1 (1.85%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Developer
2 13 (24.07%) Graduate
3 12 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Applications Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Java Applications Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Java Web Applications Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Java Web Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Web Applications Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Web Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Graduate Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Graduate Business Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Transformation Manager
7 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) GIS Graduate
7 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) CSS
1 14 (25.93%) HTML
2 8 (14.81%) .NET
3 5 (9.26%) XML
4 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 4 (7.41%) jQuery
5 3 (5.56%) HTML5
6 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.70%) J2EE
6 2 (3.70%) Java EE
6 2 (3.70%) LINQ
6 2 (3.70%) Qt
6 2 (3.70%) WCF
6 2 (3.70%) Web Services
6 2 (3.70%) WPF
7 1 (1.85%) Ajax
7 1 (1.85%) JSP
7 1 (1.85%) Servlets
7 1 (1.85%) Spring
7 1 (1.85%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 34 (62.96%) Computer Science
2 10 (18.52%) Management Information System
3 9 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 8 (14.81%) Chemistry
4 8 (14.81%) Physics
5 5 (9.26%) Statistics
6 4 (7.41%) Biology
6 4 (7.41%) IVR
7 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
7 3 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (3.70%) iPad
8 2 (3.70%) iPhone
9 1 (1.85%) Cybercrime
9 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.85%) Data Extraction
9 1 (1.85%) Smart Energy
9 1 (1.85%) Social Network
9 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Software Engineering
2 16 (29.63%) Project Management
3 15 (27.78%) Business Analysis
4 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (16.67%) OO
4 9 (16.67%) OOD
4 9 (16.67%) System Testing
4 9 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 8 (14.81%) CRM
6 6 (11.11%) Open Source
7 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.26%) Change Management
8 4 (7.41%) Coaching
8 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.41%) MVC
8 4 (7.41%) Operations Research
8 4 (7.41%) Performance Management
8 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) Java
2 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
2 16 (29.63%) SQL
3 13 (24.07%) C++
4 12 (22.22%) Perl
4 12 (22.22%) Python
5 11 (20.37%) Ruby
6 6 (11.11%) C#
7 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.85%) C
8 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Postgraduate
2 2 (3.70%) CISSP
2 2 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.78%) QA
2 4 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Squid
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) IBM
3 3 (5.56%) SAP
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle
4 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.85%) BT
5 1 (1.85%) ESRI
5 1 (1.85%) PeopleSoft
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