The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 7 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 34 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 20.24% 7.59% 4.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.11% 9.60% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 6
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £21,750 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,850 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
141 125 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 83.93% 79.11% 63.25%
Number of salaries quoted 62 96 71
Average salary £34,300 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £17,249 £24,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 September 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 +12 34 £36,750 -2.00% 6
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 46 (83.64%) Degree
2 34 (61.82%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (56.36%) Java
4 29 (52.73%) Computer Science
5 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
5 24 (43.64%) SQL
6 23 (41.82%) C#
6 23 (41.82%) .NET
6 23 (41.82%) SQL Server
7 20 (36.36%) MS Excel
8 19 (34.55%) ASP.NET
8 19 (34.55%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (32.73%) MVC
9 18 (32.73%) TDD
10 17 (30.91%) OO
11 15 (27.27%) Linux
12 14 (25.45%) Web Development
12 14 (25.45%) Time Management
12 14 (25.45%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (23.64%) Git (software)
13 13 (23.64%) Multithreading
13 13 (23.64%) Java EE
13 13 (23.64%) Subversion
13 13 (23.64%) UNIX
13 13 (23.64%) Visual Studio
14 10 (18.18%) CSS
15 9 (16.36%) HTML
15 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
16 8 (14.55%) C++

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.91%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.82%) Node.js
4 1 (1.82%) Apache
4 1 (1.82%) nginx
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 20 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.82%) HSQLDB
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (23.64%) Visual Studio
2 13 (23.64%) Subversion
2 13 (23.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (47.27%) Software Engineer
2 13 (23.64%) Java Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) Software Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Senior Java Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Integration Consultant
7 5 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Consultant
7 5 (9.09%) Implementation Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Team Leader
8 2 (3.64%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.64%) Graduate
8 2 (3.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Programmer
9 1 (1.82%) Software Architect
9 1 (1.82%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.82%) .NET
2 19 (34.55%) ASP.NET
3 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (23.64%) Java EE
5 10 (18.18%) CSS
6 9 (16.36%) HTML
7 8 (14.55%) Web Services
8 7 (12.73%) XML
8 7 (12.73%) JSF
8 7 (12.73%) jQuery
9 6 (10.91%) WCF
9 6 (10.91%) PrimeFaces
9 6 (10.91%) XSLT
10 5 (9.09%) .NET Framework
10 5 (9.09%) SOAP
10 5 (9.09%) YUI
11 3 (5.45%) WPF
11 3 (5.45%) Silverlight
12 2 (3.64%) J2EE
13 1 (1.82%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 29 (52.73%) Computer Science
2 19 (34.55%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.91%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.82%) CAN bus
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.82%) Statistics
4 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.82%) Physics
4 1 (1.82%) Chemistry
4 1 (1.82%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Linux
2 13 (23.64%) UNIX
3 2 (3.64%) Windows
4 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.82%) Android
4 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (61.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) TDD
2 18 (32.73%) MVC
3 17 (30.91%) OO
4 14 (25.45%) Web Development
4 14 (25.45%) Time Management
5 13 (23.64%) Multithreading
6 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.27%) Scrum
8 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.64%) Project Management
9 2 (3.64%) Kanban
9 2 (3.64%) Coaching
9 2 (3.64%) Refactoring
9 2 (3.64%) Extreme Programming
10 1 (1.82%) Validation
10 1 (1.82%) OOD
10 1 (1.82%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (56.36%) Java
2 24 (43.64%) SQL
3 23 (41.82%) C#
4 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
5 8 (14.55%) C++
6 5 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.64%) C
8 2 (3.64%) Python
8 2 (3.64%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.82%) Ruby
9 1 (1.82%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 46 (83.64%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) HNC
2 3 (5.45%) HND
3 1 (1.82%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Firmware
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) JBoss
3 1 (1.82%) KANA
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