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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 7 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 28 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 21.05% 2.17% 5.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.71% 2.29% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 4
Average salary £43,750 £28,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.17% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £25,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,950 £36,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
129 175 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 96.99% 95.11% 89.38%
Number of salaries quoted 81 124 160
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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 +22 24 £42,500 +70.00% 7
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 21 (67.74%) Software Engineering
1 21 (67.74%) Rapid7
2 16 (51.61%) Open Source
2 16 (51.61%) Risk Management
3 7 (22.58%) Degree
4 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
4 6 (19.35%) C
4 6 (19.35%) C++
5 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
5 5 (16.13%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Network Security
5 5 (16.13%) Metasploit
5 5 (16.13%) BDD
5 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (16.13%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (16.13%) Analytics
5 5 (16.13%) Database Security
6 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
7 3 (9.68%) SQL
7 3 (9.68%) .NET
7 3 (9.68%) C#
7 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.68%) Coaching
8 2 (6.45%) jQuery
8 2 (6.45%) HTML
8 2 (6.45%) Java
8 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
8 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
8 2 (6.45%) Postgraduate

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (3.23%) IIS
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) CSS
2 2 (6.45%) jQuery
2 2 (6.45%) XML
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) XSLT
3 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.23%) Java EE
3 1 (3.23%) HTML5
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (51.61%) Open Source
2 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
3 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Software Engineering
2 16 (51.61%) Risk Management
3 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) BDD
3 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (16.13%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (16.13%) Analytics
3 5 (16.13%) Database Security
3 5 (16.13%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.68%) Coaching
5 1 (3.23%) Active Record
5 1 (3.23%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (3.23%) Signal Processing
5 1 (3.23%) TDD
5 1 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Web Design
5 1 (3.23%) OO
5 1 (3.23%) OOD
5 1 (3.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) C
1 6 (19.35%) C++
2 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Rapid7
2 1 (3.23%) IBM
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
Belfast
Rapid7
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Belfast
Rapid7
Posted: 17 days ago
Belfast
Rapid7
Posted: 17 days ago
Belfast
Rapid7
Posted: 17 days ago
Belfast
Rapid7
Posted: 17 days ago