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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 3 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Degree 52 30 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 36.11% 17.44% 11.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 72.22% 62.50% 38.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 21
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £24,300 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £43,950 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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 48 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 50.00% 27.91% 29.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13 39 55
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,500 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £35,940 £60,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 October 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 +15 45 £30,250 -24.37% 11
County Londonderry -2 6 £34,300 -34.66%
County Down - 1 £26,500 - 1
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 62 (56.36%) Computer Science
2 61 (55.45%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (53.64%) Software Engineering
4 52 (47.27%) Java
5 44 (40.00%) SQL
6 38 (34.55%) .NET
7 34 (30.91%) SQL Server
7 34 (30.91%) Analytical Skills
8 32 (29.09%) TDD
8 32 (29.09%) UNIX
8 32 (29.09%) Linux
9 31 (28.18%) Microsoft
10 30 (27.27%) OO
10 30 (27.27%) C#
11 29 (26.36%) Subversion
11 29 (26.36%) Java EE
11 29 (26.36%) Multithreading
11 29 (26.36%) Git (software)
12 28 (25.45%) HTML
13 27 (24.55%) CSS
14 24 (21.82%) Oracle
14 24 (21.82%) MS Excel
15 21 (19.09%) ASP.NET
16 20 (18.18%) Internet
16 20 (18.18%) Web Development
17 18 (16.36%) MVC
17 18 (16.36%) XML
17 18 (16.36%) JavaScript
17 18 (16.36%) PL/SQL
18 17 (15.45%) Web Services

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (5.45%) JBoss
1 6 (5.45%) SharePoint
1 6 (5.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.91%) Mule
4 1 (0.91%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.91%) Node.js
Applications
1 24 (21.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.55%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.82%) MS Office
4 1 (0.91%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 13 (11.82%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.91%) Magento
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.91%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.09%) SaaS
2 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.18%) Internet
2 9 (8.18%) Intranet
3 8 (7.27%) Network Security
4 3 (2.73%) VPN
4 3 (2.73%) Firewall
5 2 (1.82%) VLAN
5 2 (1.82%) IMAP
5 2 (1.82%) GGSN
5 2 (1.82%) SGSN
5 2 (1.82%) CDMA
5 2 (1.82%) GPRS
5 2 (1.82%) GSM
5 2 (1.82%) POP3
5 2 (1.82%) SMTP
5 2 (1.82%) HTTP
5 2 (1.82%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.91%) LAN
6 1 (0.91%) VoIP
6 1 (0.91%) WAN
6 1 (0.91%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (30.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.45%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (26.36%) Git (software)
1 29 (26.36%) Subversion
2 14 (12.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (12.73%) Visual Studio
3 13 (11.82%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (7.27%) JDeveloper
5 2 (1.82%) JIRA
6 1 (0.91%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.91%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.91%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (2.73%) Finance
2 2 (1.82%) Law
3 1 (0.91%) Legal
3 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.91%) Advertising
3 1 (0.91%) Banking
3 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.91%) Electronics
3 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (26.36%) Java Engineer
2 27 (24.55%) Developer
3 21 (19.09%) Software Engineer
4 14 (12.73%) Analyst
5 13 (11.82%) Oracle Developer
6 11 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 10 (9.09%) Senior Java Engineer
8 9 (8.18%) Business Analyst
8 9 (8.18%) Consultant
8 9 (8.18%) Implementation Consultant
9 8 (7.27%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (7.27%) SQL Developer
9 8 (7.27%) PL/SQL Developer
10 6 (5.45%) Integration Engineer
10 6 (5.45%) Graduate
11 5 (4.55%) Graduate Software Developer
11 5 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
11 5 (4.55%) Graphic Designer
11 5 (4.55%) Integration Consultant
11 5 (4.55%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (34.55%) .NET
2 29 (26.36%) Java EE
3 28 (25.45%) HTML
4 27 (24.55%) CSS
5 21 (19.09%) ASP.NET
6 18 (16.36%) XML
7 17 (15.45%) Web Services
8 15 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (11.82%) Silverlight
10 10 (9.09%) JSF
10 10 (9.09%) PrimeFaces
11 9 (8.18%) XSLT
12 8 (7.27%) Oracle ADF
12 8 (7.27%) jQuery
13 7 (6.36%) WCF
14 6 (5.45%) .NET Framework
14 6 (5.45%) SOAP
15 5 (4.55%) YUI
16 4 (3.64%) DHTML
16 4 (3.64%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 62 (56.36%) Computer Science
2 34 (30.91%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (13.64%) User Experience
4 9 (8.18%) Client/Server
4 9 (8.18%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.55%) Photography
5 5 (4.55%) Social Media
6 3 (2.73%) PMI
6 3 (2.73%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.82%) Physics
8 1 (0.91%) Chemistry
8 1 (0.91%) Biology
8 1 (0.91%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.91%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.91%) Statistics
8 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.91%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (29.09%) Linux
1 32 (29.09%) UNIX
2 2 (1.82%) Windows
2 2 (1.82%) Solaris
3 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.91%) Android
3 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (55.45%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (53.64%) Software Engineering
3 32 (29.09%) TDD
4 30 (27.27%) OO
5 29 (26.36%) Multithreading
6 20 (18.18%) Web Development
7 18 (16.36%) MVC
8 14 (12.73%) Time Management
9 13 (11.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (11.82%) Project Management
10 10 (9.09%) Business Analysis
10 10 (9.09%) User Stories
11 9 (8.18%) Use Case
12 6 (5.45%) E-Commerce
13 5 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
14 4 (3.64%) Scrum
15 3 (2.73%) ITIL
15 3 (2.73%) Risk Management
15 3 (2.73%) Service Management
15 3 (2.73%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 52 (47.27%) Java
2 44 (40.00%) SQL
3 30 (27.27%) C#
4 18 (16.36%) PL/SQL
4 18 (16.36%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.27%) C++
6 5 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.64%) C
8 3 (2.73%) PowerHouse
9 2 (1.82%) Perl
10 1 (0.91%) PHP
10 1 (0.91%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.91%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.91%) Python
10 1 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (3.64%) HNC
1 4 (3.64%) HND
1 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.73%) Postgraduate
2 3 (2.73%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.73%) MBA
2 3 (2.73%) CITP
3 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.91%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (0.91%) MCITP
4 1 (0.91%) MCSA
4 1 (0.91%) CCNA
4 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) Firmware
1 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (28.18%) Microsoft
2 24 (21.82%) Oracle
3 2 (1.82%) IBM
4 1 (0.91%) Cisco
4 1 (0.91%) HP
4 1 (0.91%) Juniper
4 1 (0.91%) Cognizant
4 1 (0.91%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.91%) webMethods
4 1 (0.91%) MathWorks
4 1 (0.91%) Ab Initio
4 1 (0.91%) KANA
4 1 (0.91%) Talend
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