The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 30 20 30
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.74% 4.55% 3.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 4.59% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 7
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
144 109 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 98.63% 99.09% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 110 68 135
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram 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 11 February 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
(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 -10 3 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
3 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) MVC
3 6 (66.67%) HTML5
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
4 5 (55.56%) Entity Framework
4 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Ruby
6 1 (11.11%) Qt Creator
6 1 (11.11%) JSTL
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (11.11%) SQLite
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) System Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 1 (11.11%) nginx

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) nginx
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Qt Creator
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) HTML5
3 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (55.56%) Entity Framework
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) JSF
4 1 (11.11%) JSP
4 1 (11.11%) JSTL
4 1 (11.11%) Servlets
4 1 (11.11%) Spring
4 1 (11.11%) Struts
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
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