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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 1 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 36 27 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 33.03% 14.36% 20.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 73.47% 60.00% 67.95%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 23
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £22,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
49 45 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 44.95% 23.94% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 34 31 36
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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 26 £35,000 +16.66% 11
County Tyrone 0 1 £32,500 -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 69 (83.13%) Computer Science
2 59 (71.08%) Software Engineering
3 54 (65.06%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (54.22%) Java
5 38 (45.78%) Linux
6 37 (44.58%) UNIX
7 36 (43.37%) OO
8 34 (40.96%) TDD
9 33 (39.76%) Multithreading
9 33 (39.76%) Java EE
9 33 (39.76%) Git (software)
10 32 (38.55%) Subversion
11 25 (30.12%) C++
12 17 (20.48%) C
13 11 (13.25%) C#
14 10 (12.05%) SQL
14 10 (12.05%) Manufacturing
14 10 (12.05%) Network Management
14 10 (12.05%) Test Automation
15 9 (10.84%) .NET
16 8 (9.64%) HTML
16 8 (9.64%) JavaScript
16 8 (9.64%) JSF
16 8 (9.64%) QA
16 8 (9.64%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (9.64%) PrimeFaces
17 7 (8.43%) Finance
18 6 (7.23%) CSS
18 6 (7.23%) Python
18 6 (7.23%) Microsoft

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (4.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.61%) Firewall
2 2 (2.41%) DHCP
2 2 (2.41%) VPN
2 2 (2.41%) DNS
3 1 (1.20%) DMZ
3 1 (1.20%) Internet
3 1 (1.20%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.20%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
1 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.61%) MySQL
3 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.41%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (39.76%) Git (software)
2 32 (38.55%) Subversion
3 1 (1.20%) Selenium
3 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.20%) Xcode
3 1 (1.20%) Valgrind
3 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (12.05%) Manufacturing
2 7 (8.43%) Finance
3 2 (2.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.20%) Games
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (38.55%) Java Engineer
2 12 (14.46%) Developer
3 10 (12.05%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
3 10 (12.05%) Real Time Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Senior Java Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) DSP Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) DSP Software Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Test Automation Specialist
7 4 (4.82%) Automation Specialist
7 4 (4.82%) Test Specialist
7 4 (4.82%) Consultant
8 3 (3.61%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.61%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Graduate
8 3 (3.61%) Graduate Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (39.76%) Java EE
2 9 (10.84%) .NET
3 8 (9.64%) JSF
3 8 (9.64%) HTML
3 8 (9.64%) PrimeFaces
4 6 (7.23%) CSS
5 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.61%) XML
5 3 (3.61%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.61%) WCF
5 3 (3.61%) WPF
5 3 (3.61%) Silverlight
6 2 (2.41%) jQuery
7 1 (1.20%) HTML5
7 1 (1.20%) Middleware
7 1 (1.20%) Ajax
7 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 69 (83.13%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.82%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.61%) User Experience
3 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) Open Source
4 1 (1.20%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 38 (45.78%) Linux
2 37 (44.58%) UNIX
3 4 (4.82%) Windows
4 3 (3.61%) Solaris
5 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (71.08%) Software Engineering
2 54 (65.06%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (43.37%) OO
4 34 (40.96%) TDD
5 33 (39.76%) Multithreading
6 10 (12.05%) Test Automation
6 10 (12.05%) Network Management
7 8 (9.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (7.23%) Test Strategy
8 6 (7.23%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.02%) Automated Testing
9 5 (6.02%) ERP
9 5 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.82%) Coaching
10 4 (4.82%) User Stories
10 4 (4.82%) CRM
10 4 (4.82%) Business Analysis
11 3 (3.61%) MVC
11 3 (3.61%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (54.22%) Java
2 25 (30.12%) C++
3 17 (20.48%) C
4 11 (13.25%) C#
5 10 (12.05%) SQL
6 8 (9.64%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.23%) Python
8 4 (4.82%) PHP
9 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.61%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.20%) Perl
10 1 (1.20%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.20%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.20%) Ruby
10 1 (1.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) HNC
1 3 (3.61%) HND
2 2 (2.41%) CCNA
2 2 (2.41%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.41%) MCITP
2 2 (2.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.20%) ISEB
3 1 (1.20%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle
3 2 (2.41%) Cisco
3 2 (2.41%) IBM
3 2 (2.41%) Citrix
3 2 (2.41%) VMware
4 1 (1.20%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.20%) Coverity
4 1 (1.20%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.20%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.20%) HP
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus, car and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £240.00 - £290.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Antrim
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £33000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago