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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 6 12 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Degree 33 21 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 15.49% 16.94% 35.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 41.18% 70.91%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 12
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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
66 51 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 30.99% 41.13% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52 46 14
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +80.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,450 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +7 24 £45,000 +28.57% 8
County Tyrone - 7 £23,500 -
County Armagh - 1 £47,500 - 2
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing Degree 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Degree.

1 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 21 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 19 (22.62%) SQL
2 19 (22.62%) Project Management
3 18 (21.43%) Manufacturing
4 17 (20.24%) Software Engineering
5 16 (19.05%) ERP
6 15 (17.86%) MS Excel
7 14 (16.67%) HTML
7 14 (16.67%) Java
7 14 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (15.48%) Windows
8 13 (15.48%) Linux
8 13 (15.48%) Telecoms
9 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 11 (13.10%) .NET
11 10 (11.90%) Oracle
11 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
11 10 (11.90%) Office 365
12 9 (10.71%) Data Protection
12 9 (10.71%) Hyper-V
12 9 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (10.71%) IBM
12 9 (10.71%) C#
12 9 (10.71%) SAP
12 9 (10.71%) CSS
12 9 (10.71%) HND
13 8 (9.52%) J2EE
13 8 (9.52%) JMS
13 8 (9.52%) Information Security

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 7 (8.33%) NetWeaver
1 7 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 7 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.95%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.38%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.19%) CMS
6 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.19%) SAS
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.14%) MS Office
3 5 (5.95%) MS Project
4 4 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.90%) Office 365
2 4 (4.76%) Google Analytics
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.57%) SaaS
4 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.19%) IaaS
5 1 (1.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) Internet
1 7 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.14%) SAN
3 5 (5.95%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (5.95%) VoIP
4 3 (3.57%) Bluetooth
4 3 (3.57%) Firewall
4 3 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (3.57%) Wireless
5 2 (2.38%) DHCP
5 2 (2.38%) DNS
5 2 (2.38%) VPN
6 1 (1.19%) HTTP
6 1 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.19%) NAS
6 1 (1.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.38%) MySQL
3 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.19%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) PVCS
2 3 (3.57%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.19%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.19%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.19%) JBehave
3 1 (1.19%) JIRA
3 1 (1.19%) Selenium
3 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.19%) TestComplete
3 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 13 (15.48%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.33%) Finance
4 4 (4.76%) Marketing
4 4 (4.76%) Retail
5 3 (3.57%) Front Office
6 2 (2.38%) Back Office
6 2 (2.38%) Banking
6 2 (2.38%) Billing
7 1 (1.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) Developer
2 12 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 10 (11.90%) Java Developer
4 8 (9.52%) Administrator
4 8 (9.52%) IT Manager
4 8 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Consultant
7 4 (4.76%) Designer
7 4 (4.76%) Senior IT Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Systems Manager
7 4 (4.76%) UX Designer
8 3 (3.57%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.67%) HTML
2 11 (13.10%) .NET
3 9 (10.71%) CSS
4 8 (9.52%) J2EE
4 8 (9.52%) JMS
5 7 (8.33%) Ajax
5 7 (8.33%) EJB
5 7 (8.33%) EJB 3.0
5 7 (8.33%) Java EE 5
5 7 (8.33%) JAX-WS
5 7 (8.33%) JDBC
5 7 (8.33%) JSF
5 7 (8.33%) JSP
5 7 (8.33%) Silverlight
6 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 5 (5.95%) jQuery
7 5 (5.95%) XML
8 4 (4.76%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.76%) LESS
8 4 (4.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.95%) User Experience
3 4 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.76%) FMCG
4 3 (3.57%) Life Science
4 3 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.38%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.38%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.19%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.19%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.48%) Linux
1 13 (15.48%) Windows
2 6 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.76%) Unix
3 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.19%) AIX
5 1 (1.19%) Debian
5 1 (1.19%) Solaris
5 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.62%) Project Management
2 17 (20.24%) Software Engineering
3 16 (19.05%) ERP
4 14 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.71%) Data Protection
5 9 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (9.52%) Information Security
6 8 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 7 (8.33%) ITIL
7 7 (8.33%) Service Management
8 6 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.14%) Migration
8 6 (7.14%) TDD
9 5 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.95%) Change Control
9 5 (5.95%) Line Management
9 5 (5.95%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (5.95%) Process Improvement
9 5 (5.95%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.62%) SQL
2 14 (16.67%) Java
3 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.71%) C#
5 7 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.14%) C++
7 5 (5.95%) Python
8 3 (3.57%) C
8 3 (3.57%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.19%) Perl
10 1 (1.19%) Ruby
10 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) HND
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.95%) CISM
3 5 (5.95%) CISSP
3 5 (5.95%) MCSE
4 4 (4.76%) CISA
4 4 (4.76%) CRISC
5 3 (3.57%) MCSA
5 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.38%) CCNA
6 2 (2.38%) CCNP
6 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.38%) HNC
6 2 (2.38%) MCITP
6 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.19%) MCP
7 1 (1.19%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.38%) GCP
3 1 (1.19%) HL7
3 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.71%) Hyper-V
2 7 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (5.95%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (4.76%) Snort
4 4 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) EnCase
1 4 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (4.76%) RSA enVision
1 4 (4.76%) RSA Security Analytics
2 2 (2.38%) Puppet
3 1 (1.19%) Ansible
3 1 (1.19%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.90%) Oracle
3 9 (10.71%) IBM
3 9 (10.71%) SAP
4 7 (8.33%) Cisco
5 6 (7.14%) Google
6 5 (5.95%) Citrix
7 4 (4.76%) Blue Coat
7 4 (4.76%) FireEye
7 4 (4.76%) Forcepoint
7 4 (4.76%) IFS
7 4 (4.76%) Intel Security
7 4 (4.76%) Juniper
7 4 (4.76%) NetWitness
7 4 (4.76%) Palo Alto
7 4 (4.76%) SolarWinds
7 4 (4.76%) Sourcefire
7 4 (4.76%) Splunk
7 4 (4.76%) Tufin
7 4 (4.76%) VMware
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