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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 2 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 45 50 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 28.30% 36.50% 24.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.44% 84.75% 57.32%
Number of salaries quoted 44 24 31
Median salary £35,000 £36,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,600 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £41,000
UK excluding London median 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
77 59 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 48.43% 43.07% 43.16%
Number of salaries quoted 64 33 54
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +18.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £36,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 30 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 39 £35,000 -6.66% 7
County Londonderry 0 3 £45,500 -
Newry - 1 £32,500 -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 33 (47.83%) Computer Science
2 31 (44.93%) Software Engineering
3 29 (42.03%) QA
4 27 (39.13%) Microsoft
5 25 (36.23%) SharePoint
6 21 (30.43%) Project Management
7 19 (27.54%) Finance
8 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (24.64%) .NET
10 15 (21.74%) C#
10 15 (21.74%) Business Analysis
10 15 (21.74%) Local Government
11 14 (20.29%) Retail
12 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
13 12 (17.39%) Java
14 10 (14.49%) Management Information System
14 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (14.49%) Office 365
15 9 (13.04%) SpecFlow
15 9 (13.04%) Mentoring
15 9 (13.04%) Issue Tracking
15 9 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
15 9 (13.04%) Mathematics
15 9 (13.04%) Selenium
15 9 (13.04%) Validation
15 9 (13.04%) Automated Testing
15 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
15 9 (13.04%) SQL
15 9 (13.04%) ISEB
16 8 (11.59%) HTML

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 25 (36.23%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.90%) Apache
3 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.45%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.45%) nginx
4 1 (1.45%) SAS
4 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Project
2 1 (1.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Workday HCM
2 2 (2.90%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (14.49%) Office 365
2 7 (10.14%) SaaS
3 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Broadband
1 1 (1.45%) Firewall
1 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.45%) VLAN
1 1 (1.45%) VPN
1 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) EDRMS
1 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.80%) GIS
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.45%) MySQL
4 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Selenium
1 9 (13.04%) SpecFlow
2 6 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.90%) Subversion
5 1 (1.45%) Qt Creator
5 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (27.54%) Finance
2 15 (21.74%) Local Government
3 14 (20.29%) Retail
4 5 (7.25%) Marketing
5 2 (2.90%) Billing
6 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Graduate
2 9 (13.04%) QA Engineer
2 9 (13.04%) Quality Engineer
3 7 (10.14%) Architect
3 7 (10.14%) Consultant
3 7 (10.14%) Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Graduate Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Graduate Business Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Manual Tester
6 4 (5.80%) Product Manager
6 4 (5.80%) QA Manual Tester
6 4 (5.80%) QA Tester
6 4 (5.80%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.80%) Tester
7 3 (4.35%) GIS Graduate
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) .NET
2 8 (11.59%) HTML
3 6 (8.70%) CSS
4 5 (7.25%) XML
5 3 (4.35%) HTML5
6 2 (2.90%) Java EE
6 2 (2.90%) Web Services
7 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.45%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.45%) J2EE
7 1 (1.45%) JSF
7 1 (1.45%) JSP
7 1 (1.45%) JSTL
7 1 (1.45%) LAMP
7 1 (1.45%) Qt
7 1 (1.45%) Servlets
7 1 (1.45%) Spring
7 1 (1.45%) Struts
7 1 (1.45%) WinForms
7 1 (1.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (47.83%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.49%) Management Information System
3 9 (13.04%) Mathematics
4 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (11.59%) Chemistry
4 8 (11.59%) Physics
5 5 (7.25%) Statistics
6 4 (5.80%) Biology
7 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.90%) Data Integration
8 2 (2.90%) iPad
8 2 (2.90%) iPhone
8 2 (2.90%) User Experience
9 1 (1.45%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (1.45%) Cybercrime
9 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.45%) Data Extraction
9 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.45%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Linux
2 3 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (1.45%) Unix
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.93%) Software Engineering
2 21 (30.43%) Project Management
3 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (21.74%) Business Analysis
5 9 (13.04%) Automated Testing
5 9 (13.04%) Issue Tracking
5 9 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 9 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (13.04%) Validation
6 6 (8.70%) CRM
6 6 (8.70%) Data Migration
6 6 (8.70%) Information Management
6 6 (8.70%) Integration Testing
6 6 (8.70%) Migration
6 6 (8.70%) Open Source
6 6 (8.70%) Product Management
6 6 (8.70%) Refactoring
6 6 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.70%) Software Architecture
7 5 (7.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) C#
2 12 (17.39%) Java
3 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.04%) SQL
4 6 (8.70%) C++
4 6 (8.70%) Perl
4 6 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 6 (8.70%) Python
5 5 (7.25%) Ruby
6 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) ISEB
2 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) Postgraduate
4 2 (2.90%) CISSP
4 2 (2.90%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (42.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.45%) Squid
Vendors
1 27 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco
4 2 (2.90%) IBM
4 2 (2.90%) NetSuite
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle
4 2 (2.90%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.90%) SAP
5 1 (1.45%) BT
5 1 (1.45%) ESRI
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