The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 27 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 16 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 7.66% 2.31% 3.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.88% 2.72% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 7
Average salary £34,250 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.51% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £20,250 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
203 147 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 97.13% 84.97% 85.92%
Number of salaries quoted 119 95 95
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,450 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Northern Ireland region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 1 August 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 +4 16 £34,250 -5.51% 3
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (85.00%) Degree
3 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 12 (60.00%) SQL
4 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 11 (55.00%) .NET
5 11 (55.00%) C#
5 11 (55.00%) MVC
5 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (55.00%) Web Development
5 11 (55.00%) Time Management
5 11 (55.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (50.00%) Visual Studio
7 6 (30.00%) Java
8 5 (25.00%) C++
9 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (15.00%) CSS
9 3 (15.00%) C
9 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
10 2 (10.00%) jQuery
10 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
10 2 (10.00%) Finance
10 2 (10.00%) HTML
10 2 (10.00%) XML
10 2 (10.00%) XSLT
11 1 (5.00%) Windows
11 1 (5.00%) Linux

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
1 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) jQuery
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) XSLT
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) WCF
4 1 (5.00%) LINQ
4 1 (5.00%) YUI
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
4 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (5.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
2 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.00%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) MVC
3 11 (55.00%) Web Development
3 11 (55.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) OO
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (5.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) C#
3 6 (30.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) C++
5 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago