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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 2 5 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Degree 52 46 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 43.70% 27.71% 7.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 81.25% 53.49% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 38 18
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
64 86 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 53.78% 51.81% 17.57%
Number of salaries quoted 14 70 46
Average salary £30,500 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £40,000
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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +9 51 £45,000 +28.57% 9
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 73 (68.22%) Computer Science
2 72 (67.29%) Software Engineering
3 70 (65.42%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (57.94%) Java
5 49 (45.79%) Linux
5 49 (45.79%) UNIX
6 47 (43.93%) TDD
7 46 (42.99%) OO
8 45 (42.06%) Subversion
8 45 (42.06%) Java EE
8 45 (42.06%) Multithreading
8 45 (42.06%) Git (software)
9 28 (26.17%) SQL
10 25 (23.36%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (22.43%) .NET
12 23 (21.50%) SQL Server
13 22 (20.56%) HTML
14 21 (19.63%) C#
14 21 (19.63%) Microsoft
15 20 (18.69%) CSS
16 19 (17.76%) MS Excel
17 17 (15.89%) Continuous Improvement
18 16 (14.95%) Internet
19 15 (14.02%) JavaScript
20 14 (13.08%) XML
20 14 (13.08%) Oracle
20 14 (13.08%) PrimeFaces
20 14 (13.08%) JSF
21 13 (12.15%) ASP.NET
22 12 (11.21%) C++

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (5.61%) SharePoint
1 6 (5.61%) WebSphere
1 6 (5.61%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (4.67%) JBoss
2 5 (4.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.74%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.93%) IIS
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (17.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.74%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.87%) MS Office
4 1 (0.93%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) SaaS
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.95%) Internet
2 5 (4.67%) Intranet
3 4 (3.74%) Firewall
4 3 (2.80%) VPN
4 3 (2.80%) Network Security
5 2 (1.87%) VLAN
5 2 (1.87%) IMAP
5 2 (1.87%) GGSN
5 2 (1.87%) SGSN
5 2 (1.87%) CDMA
5 2 (1.87%) GPRS
5 2 (1.87%) GSM
5 2 (1.87%) POP3
5 2 (1.87%) SMTP
5 2 (1.87%) HTTP
5 2 (1.87%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.93%) LAN
6 1 (0.93%) VoIP
6 1 (0.93%) WAN
6 1 (0.93%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.67%) RDBMS
2 5 (4.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.87%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 45 (42.06%) Git (software)
1 45 (42.06%) Subversion
2 8 (7.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (7.48%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.87%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.93%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.93%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 7 (6.54%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.93%) Advertising
2 1 (0.93%) Banking
2 1 (0.93%) Electronics
2 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.93%) Finance
2 1 (0.93%) Law
2 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (42.06%) Java Engineer
2 16 (14.95%) Software Engineer
3 14 (13.08%) Senior Java Engineer
4 12 (11.21%) Developer
5 11 (10.28%) Consultant
6 10 (9.35%) Analyst
7 9 (8.41%) Implementation Consultant
8 7 (6.54%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
8 7 (6.54%) Real Time Engineer
9 6 (5.61%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.67%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Graduate
10 5 (4.67%) Implementation Engineer
10 5 (4.67%) Integration Engineer
10 5 (4.67%) Integration Consultant
11 4 (3.74%) Graduate Developer
11 4 (3.74%) Graphic Designer
11 4 (3.74%) Graduate Software Developer
11 4 (3.74%) Designer
11 4 (3.74%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (42.06%) Java EE
2 24 (22.43%) .NET
3 22 (20.56%) HTML
4 20 (18.69%) CSS
5 14 (13.08%) XML
5 14 (13.08%) JSF
5 14 (13.08%) PrimeFaces
6 13 (12.15%) ASP.NET
7 10 (9.35%) Web Services
7 10 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (8.41%) XSLT
9 8 (7.48%) Silverlight
10 7 (6.54%) jQuery
11 5 (4.67%) YUI
11 5 (4.67%) SOAP
12 4 (3.74%) DHTML
12 4 (3.74%) DOM
12 4 (3.74%) XSL
12 4 (3.74%) .NET Framework
13 3 (2.80%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 73 (68.22%) Computer Science
2 25 (23.36%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.35%) User Experience
4 5 (4.67%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.74%) Photography
5 4 (3.74%) Social Media
6 3 (2.80%) PMI
6 3 (2.80%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.87%) Physics
7 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.93%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.93%) Chemistry
8 1 (0.93%) Biology
8 1 (0.93%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.93%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 49 (45.79%) Linux
1 49 (45.79%) UNIX
2 3 (2.80%) Windows
2 3 (2.80%) Solaris
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (67.29%) Software Engineering
2 70 (65.42%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (43.93%) TDD
4 46 (42.99%) OO
5 45 (42.06%) Multithreading
6 17 (15.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (11.21%) Web Development
8 11 (10.28%) MVC
9 9 (8.41%) Project Management
10 8 (7.48%) Time Management
11 7 (6.54%) Network Management
12 6 (5.61%) Business Analysis
13 5 (4.67%) Use Case
13 5 (4.67%) Service Delivery
13 5 (4.67%) User Stories
14 4 (3.74%) ITIL
14 4 (3.74%) E-Commerce
14 4 (3.74%) Unit Testing
15 3 (2.80%) Load Balancing
15 3 (2.80%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (57.94%) Java
2 28 (26.17%) SQL
3 21 (19.63%) C#
4 15 (14.02%) JavaScript
5 12 (11.21%) C++
5 12 (11.21%) C
6 7 (6.54%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.74%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.74%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.87%) Perl
9 1 (0.93%) VB
9 1 (0.93%) Python
9 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.80%) HNC
2 3 (2.80%) HND
2 3 (2.80%) Postgraduate
2 3 (2.80%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.80%) MBA
2 3 (2.80%) CITP
3 1 (0.93%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (0.93%) MCITP
3 1 (0.93%) MCSA
3 1 (0.93%) CCNA
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) SLA
1 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Firmware
1 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (19.63%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.08%) Oracle
3 2 (1.87%) IBM
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco
4 1 (0.93%) HP
4 1 (0.93%) Juniper
4 1 (0.93%) Cognizant
4 1 (0.93%) MathWorks
4 1 (0.93%) Ab Initio
4 1 (0.93%) KANA
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