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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 25 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2 18 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.60% 11.76% 7.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 12.08% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 18
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
121 149 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 96.80% 97.39% 91.92%
Number of salaries quoted 56 121 222
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £51,000
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
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 28 November 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 -1 2 £30,000 -24.05% 8
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (90.48%) Degree
3 17 (80.95%) SQL
3 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
3 17 (80.95%) MS Excel
3 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
4 16 (76.19%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (57.14%) .NET
5 12 (57.14%) C#
6 11 (52.38%) Visual Studio
6 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
6 11 (52.38%) MVC
6 11 (52.38%) Time Management
6 11 (52.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (52.38%) Web Development
7 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 7 (33.33%) Java
8 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 6 (28.57%) jQuery
9 5 (23.81%) YUI
9 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
9 5 (23.81%) User Experience
9 5 (23.81%) Oracle
9 5 (23.81%) HTML
9 5 (23.81%) CSS
9 5 (23.81%) SOAP
9 5 (23.81%) Web Services
9 5 (23.81%) XML

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 5 (23.81%) JBoss
1 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
1 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (80.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Visual Studio
1 11 (52.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) .NET
2 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
2 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (28.57%) jQuery
4 5 (23.81%) HTML
4 5 (23.81%) CSS
4 5 (23.81%) SOAP
4 5 (23.81%) Web Services
4 5 (23.81%) XML
4 5 (23.81%) XSLT
4 5 (23.81%) YUI
5 1 (4.76%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (23.81%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.76%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) MVC
3 11 (52.38%) Web Development
3 11 (52.38%) Time Management
4 1 (4.76%) Kanban
4 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Validation
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) C++
6 2 (9.52%) C
7 1 (4.76%) Python
7 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
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