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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 1 5 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Degree 63 33 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 49.22% 22.45% 8.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 87.50% 53.23% 42.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 20
Average salary £30,250 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.33% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £32,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
72 62 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 56.25% 42.18% 21.07%
Number of salaries quoted 13 50 51
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% -41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £23,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £41,500
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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 2014. 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 +8 61 £30,500 -12.85% 10
County Down - 1 £26,500 -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 81 (63.78%) Computer Science
2 76 (59.84%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (59.06%) Software Engineering
4 66 (51.97%) Java
5 48 (37.80%) UNIX
5 48 (37.80%) Linux
6 47 (37.01%) TDD
7 46 (36.22%) OO
8 45 (35.43%) Subversion
8 45 (35.43%) Java EE
8 45 (35.43%) Multithreading
8 45 (35.43%) Git (software)
9 43 (33.86%) SQL
10 36 (28.35%) .NET
11 33 (25.98%) SQL Server
12 32 (25.20%) Analytical Skills
13 30 (23.62%) C#
14 27 (21.26%) HTML
14 27 (21.26%) Microsoft
15 25 (19.69%) CSS
16 24 (18.90%) Oracle
17 23 (18.11%) MS Excel
18 20 (15.75%) ASP.NET
18 20 (15.75%) Internet
19 18 (14.17%) XML
19 18 (14.17%) PL/SQL
20 17 (13.39%) JavaScript
20 17 (13.39%) MVC
20 17 (13.39%) Continuous Improvement
20 17 (13.39%) Web Development

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 7 (5.51%) SharePoint
1 7 (5.51%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (4.72%) JBoss
3 5 (3.94%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.94%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.15%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.79%) IIS
5 1 (0.79%) Mule
5 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.79%) Node.js
5 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 23 (18.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.94%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.57%) MS Office
4 1 (0.79%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (9.45%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.79%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.87%) SaaS
2 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.75%) Internet
2 9 (7.09%) Intranet
3 8 (6.30%) Network Security
4 3 (2.36%) VPN
4 3 (2.36%) Firewall
5 2 (1.57%) VLAN
5 2 (1.57%) IMAP
5 2 (1.57%) GGSN
5 2 (1.57%) SGSN
5 2 (1.57%) CDMA
5 2 (1.57%) GPRS
5 2 (1.57%) GSM
5 2 (1.57%) POP3
5 2 (1.57%) SMTP
5 2 (1.57%) HTTP
5 2 (1.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.79%) LAN
6 1 (0.79%) VoIP
6 1 (0.79%) WAN
6 1 (0.79%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.98%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.94%) RDBMS
2 5 (3.94%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.57%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 45 (35.43%) Git (software)
1 45 (35.43%) Subversion
2 13 (10.24%) Visual Studio
3 12 (9.45%) Oracle Forms
3 12 (9.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (6.30%) JDeveloper
5 2 (1.57%) JIRA
6 1 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.79%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.79%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (2.36%) Finance
1 3 (2.36%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.57%) Law
3 1 (0.79%) Legal
3 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.79%) Electronics
3 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.79%) Advertising
3 1 (0.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (35.43%) Java Engineer
2 25 (19.69%) Developer
3 20 (15.75%) Software Engineer
4 14 (11.02%) Analyst
4 14 (11.02%) Senior Java Engineer
5 12 (9.45%) Oracle Developer
6 11 (8.66%) Consultant
7 9 (7.09%) Software Developer
7 9 (7.09%) Business Analyst
7 9 (7.09%) Implementation Consultant
8 8 (6.30%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (5.51%) SQL Developer
9 7 (5.51%) PL/SQL Developer
10 6 (4.72%) Integration Engineer
10 6 (4.72%) Graduate
11 5 (3.94%) Graduate Software Developer
11 5 (3.94%) Graduate Developer
11 5 (3.94%) Graphic Designer
11 5 (3.94%) Integration Consultant
11 5 (3.94%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (35.43%) Java EE
2 36 (28.35%) .NET
3 27 (21.26%) HTML
4 25 (19.69%) CSS
5 20 (15.75%) ASP.NET
6 18 (14.17%) XML
7 16 (12.60%) Web Services
8 14 (11.02%) PrimeFaces
8 14 (11.02%) Silverlight
8 14 (11.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (11.02%) JSF
9 9 (7.09%) XSLT
10 8 (6.30%) Oracle ADF
11 7 (5.51%) jQuery
12 6 (4.72%) WCF
12 6 (4.72%) .NET Framework
12 6 (4.72%) SOAP
13 5 (3.94%) WPF
13 5 (3.94%) YUI
14 4 (3.15%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 81 (63.78%) Computer Science
2 32 (25.20%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (11.02%) User Experience
4 9 (7.09%) Client/Server
4 9 (7.09%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.94%) Photography
5 5 (3.94%) Social Media
6 3 (2.36%) PMI
6 3 (2.36%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.57%) Physics
7 2 (1.57%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.79%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.79%) Chemistry
8 1 (0.79%) Biology
8 1 (0.79%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 48 (37.80%) Linux
1 48 (37.80%) UNIX
2 2 (1.57%) Windows
2 2 (1.57%) Solaris
3 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.79%) Android
3 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (59.84%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (59.06%) Software Engineering
3 47 (37.01%) TDD
4 46 (36.22%) OO
5 45 (35.43%) Multithreading
6 17 (13.39%) Web Development
6 17 (13.39%) MVC
6 17 (13.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (10.24%) Project Management
8 12 (9.45%) Time Management
9 10 (7.87%) Business Analysis
10 9 (7.09%) Use Case
10 9 (7.09%) User Stories
11 5 (3.94%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.94%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.94%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (3.15%) Unit Testing
13 3 (2.36%) Supplier Management
13 3 (2.36%) Migration
13 3 (2.36%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (51.97%) Java
2 43 (33.86%) SQL
3 30 (23.62%) C#
4 18 (14.17%) PL/SQL
5 17 (13.39%) JavaScript
6 10 (7.87%) C++
7 8 (6.30%) C
8 6 (4.72%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.72%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.57%) Perl
10 1 (0.79%) VB
10 1 (0.79%) Python
10 1 (0.79%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.94%) HNC
1 5 (3.94%) HND
2 4 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.36%) Postgraduate
3 3 (2.36%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.36%) MBA
3 3 (2.36%) CITP
4 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.79%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.79%) MCITP
5 1 (0.79%) MCSA
5 1 (0.79%) CCNA
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Firmware
1 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (21.26%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.90%) Oracle
3 2 (1.57%) IBM
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco
4 1 (0.79%) HP
4 1 (0.79%) Juniper
4 1 (0.79%) Cognizant
4 1 (0.79%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.79%) webMethods
4 1 (0.79%) MathWorks
4 1 (0.79%) Ab Initio
4 1 (0.79%) KANA
4 1 (0.79%) Talend
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