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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 1 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Degree 52 26 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 39.69% 13.90% 24.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 82.54% 49.06% 74.74%
Number of salaries quoted 39 23 33
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
63 53 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 48.09% 28.34% 32.99%
Number of salaries quoted 44 40 45
Average salary £30,000 £29,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -26.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +12 40 £35,000 +27.27% 7
County Tyrone - 1 £32,500 -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 63 (72.41%) Computer Science
2 51 (58.62%) Software Engineering
3 47 (54.02%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (44.83%) Java
5 31 (35.63%) C++
6 28 (32.18%) OO
7 27 (31.03%) Linux
8 25 (28.74%) UNIX
9 22 (25.29%) TDD
10 21 (24.14%) Java EE
10 21 (24.14%) Multithreading
10 21 (24.14%) Git (software)
11 20 (22.99%) Subversion
11 20 (22.99%) SQL
12 19 (21.84%) C
13 15 (17.24%) Finance
14 13 (14.94%) C#
14 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
14 13 (14.94%) Python
15 12 (13.79%) HTML
15 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (12.64%) Manufacturing
16 11 (12.64%) .NET
17 10 (11.49%) Network Management
17 10 (11.49%) Test Automation
17 10 (11.49%) Unit Testing
18 9 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
18 9 (10.34%) Analytics
18 9 (10.34%) CSS
18 9 (10.34%) Microsoft

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 4 (4.60%) SAS
2 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.45%) Node.js
3 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.15%) IIS
4 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) SPSS
3 2 (2.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Workday HCM
2 4 (4.60%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.60%) SaaS
3 2 (2.30%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (2.30%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.45%) Firewall
3 2 (2.30%) DHCP
3 2 (2.30%) VPN
3 2 (2.30%) DNS
4 1 (1.15%) DMZ
4 1 (1.15%) Internet
4 1 (1.15%) HTTP
4 1 (1.15%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.15%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) SQL Server
1 7 (8.05%) QlikView
2 4 (4.60%) MySQL
2 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.30%) Big Data
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.30%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQLite
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.15%) Redis
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 20 (22.99%) Subversion
3 2 (2.30%) Xcode
4 1 (1.15%) Selenium
4 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.15%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.15%) Mocha
4 1 (1.15%) Valgrind
4 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.15%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 15 (17.24%) Finance
2 11 (12.64%) Manufacturing
3 8 (9.20%) Marketing
4 6 (6.90%) Retail
5 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.30%) Banking
7 1 (1.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (22.99%) Java Engineer
2 17 (19.54%) Developer
3 12 (13.79%) Consultant
4 10 (11.49%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
4 10 (11.49%) Real Time Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) DSP Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) DSP Software Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Senior Java Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Automation Specialist
7 4 (4.60%) Data Analytics Consultant
7 4 (4.60%) Data Consultant
7 4 (4.60%) Test Automation Specialist
7 4 (4.60%) Test Specialist
7 4 (4.60%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Graduate
8 3 (3.45%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.14%) Java EE
2 12 (13.79%) HTML
3 11 (12.64%) .NET
4 9 (10.34%) CSS
5 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.75%) JSF
5 5 (5.75%) HTML5
5 5 (5.75%) PrimeFaces
6 4 (4.60%) jQuery
7 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.45%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.45%) CSS3
7 3 (3.45%) WCF
7 3 (3.45%) WPF
7 3 (3.45%) Silverlight
7 3 (3.45%) XML
8 2 (2.30%) Web Services
9 1 (1.15%) Flash
9 1 (1.15%) Middleware
9 1 (1.15%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 63 (72.41%) Computer Science
2 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.20%) Visualisation
4 6 (6.90%) Economics
4 6 (6.90%) Algorithms
4 6 (6.90%) Social Media
5 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.60%) User Experience
5 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.60%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.15%) iPad
7 1 (1.15%) iPhone
7 1 (1.15%) Open Source
7 1 (1.15%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.03%) Linux
2 25 (28.74%) UNIX
3 5 (5.75%) Windows
4 3 (3.45%) Solaris
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (58.62%) Software Engineering
2 47 (54.02%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (32.18%) OO
4 22 (25.29%) TDD
5 21 (24.14%) Multithreading
6 10 (11.49%) Unit Testing
6 10 (11.49%) Test Automation
6 10 (11.49%) Network Management
7 9 (10.34%) Analytics
7 9 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.05%) System Testing
8 7 (8.05%) CRM
8 7 (8.05%) ERP
8 7 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.90%) Data Analysis
9 6 (6.90%) Operations Research
9 6 (6.90%) Customer Analytics
9 6 (6.90%) Data Analytics
9 6 (6.90%) Test Strategy
10 5 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 39 (44.83%) Java
2 31 (35.63%) C++
3 20 (22.99%) SQL
4 19 (21.84%) C
5 13 (14.94%) C#
5 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
5 13 (14.94%) Python
6 4 (4.60%) R
6 4 (4.60%) PHP
6 4 (4.60%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.60%) VBA
7 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.45%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.15%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.15%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.15%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.15%) Ruby
8 1 (1.15%) VB
8 1 (1.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (4.60%) CIMA
1 4 (4.60%) MBA
2 3 (3.45%) HNC
2 3 (3.45%) HND
2 3 (3.45%) CCNA
2 3 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.30%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.30%) MCITP
3 2 (2.30%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.30%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.15%) CCNP
4 1 (1.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.05%) Tableau
3 6 (6.90%) Oracle
4 4 (4.60%) SAP
5 3 (3.45%) Cisco
6 2 (2.30%) IBM
6 2 (2.30%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.30%) Citrix
6 2 (2.30%) VMware
7 1 (1.15%) NetSuite
7 1 (1.15%) Coverity
7 1 (1.15%) HP
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Lisburn, County Antrim
Proteus Europe
Posted: 23 hours ago
Lisburn, County Antrim
Proteus Europe
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London Or Belfast
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago