The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Northern Ireland region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 27 4 27
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 44 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.58% 31.88% 4.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 32.12% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Median salary £37,500 £38,750 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +55.00%
UK excluding London median 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
148 137 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 95.48% 99.28% 98.94%
Number of salaries quoted 125 71 123
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +22.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,350 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £58,650
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 28 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -22 4 £37,500 -3.22% 1
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) Node.js
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) nginx
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Qt Creator
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) JSF
3 1 (14.29%) JSP
3 1 (14.29%) JSTL
3 1 (14.29%) LAMP
3 1 (14.29%) Qt
3 1 (14.29%) Servlets
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Struts
3 1 (14.29%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase
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