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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 10 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 8 27 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 14.04% 13.11% 14.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.38% 15.08% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 20
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £28,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £45,000
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
52 179 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 91.23% 86.89% 78.05%
Number of salaries quoted 44 100 91
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £17,249 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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 +5 8 £35,000 +6.06% 5
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 39 (58.21%) Computer Science
2 34 (50.75%) Degree
3 30 (44.78%) Java
4 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (40.30%) Rapid7
5 24 (35.82%) JavaScript
6 23 (34.33%) HTML
7 22 (32.84%) C++
8 21 (31.34%) CSS
9 19 (28.36%) Python
10 18 (26.87%) Linux
10 18 (26.87%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (25.37%) OO
12 16 (23.88%) .NET
12 16 (23.88%) Open Source
13 15 (22.39%) C#
13 15 (22.39%) Risk Management
13 15 (22.39%) Unit Testing
14 13 (19.40%) Web Services
14 13 (19.40%) User Experience
15 12 (17.91%) Relational Database
15 12 (17.91%) UNIX
16 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
16 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
16 11 (16.42%) System Testing
16 11 (16.42%) HTML5
17 10 (14.93%) Metasploit
17 10 (14.93%) Database Security
17 10 (14.93%) Vulnerability Management
17 10 (14.93%) Big Data

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (8.96%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.46%) SAS
2 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.46%) Node.js
3 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.49%) JBoss
4 1 (1.49%) Apache
4 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.49%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.49%) Confluence
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.96%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (2.99%) SaaS
4 1 (1.49%) Office 365
4 1 (1.49%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) Network Security
2 2 (2.99%) FTP
2 2 (2.99%) HTTP
3 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.49%) VPN
3 1 (1.49%) DNS
3 1 (1.49%) VoIP
3 1 (1.49%) Internet
3 1 (1.49%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) Relational Database
2 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
3 10 (14.93%) Big Data
4 7 (10.45%) RDBMS
4 7 (10.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (10.45%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.46%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (5.97%) MySQL
7 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.49%) SQLite
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.49%) Redis
8 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Metasploit
2 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.97%) NUnit
2 4 (5.97%) Subversion
3 1 (1.49%) JUnit
3 1 (1.49%) JIRA
3 1 (1.49%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.49%) Mockito
3 1 (1.49%) Mocha
3 1 (1.49%) Valgrind
General
1 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.99%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (50.75%) Software Engineer
2 18 (26.87%) Developer
3 6 (8.96%) Lead Software Engineer
3 6 (8.96%) Applications Developer
3 6 (8.96%) Graduate
4 5 (7.46%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Test Specialist
6 3 (4.48%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (4.48%) DSP Software Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Java Web Developer
6 3 (4.48%) DSP Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Java Applications Developer
6 3 (4.48%) AWS Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Test Automation Specialist
6 3 (4.48%) Automation Specialist
7 2 (2.99%) Product Owner
7 2 (2.99%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.33%) HTML
2 21 (31.34%) CSS
3 16 (23.88%) .NET
4 13 (19.40%) Web Services
5 11 (16.42%) HTML5
6 8 (11.94%) XML
7 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET
7 5 (7.46%) SOAP
7 5 (7.46%) .NET Framework
7 5 (7.46%) CSS3
7 5 (7.46%) Entity Framework
7 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (5.97%) Spring
8 4 (5.97%) JSON
9 3 (4.48%) RESTful
9 3 (4.48%) REST
10 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.99%) XSLT
11 1 (1.49%) Struts
11 1 (1.49%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 39 (58.21%) Computer Science
2 13 (19.40%) User Experience
3 5 (7.46%) GIS
3 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.46%) Economics
3 5 (7.46%) Statistics
3 5 (7.46%) Mathematics
3 5 (7.46%) Physics
3 5 (7.46%) Chemistry
3 5 (7.46%) Psychology
3 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.48%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.48%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.87%) Linux
2 12 (17.91%) UNIX
3 9 (13.43%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.99%) Windows
4 2 (2.99%) Solaris
5 1 (1.49%) Android
5 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.49%) CentOS
5 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.87%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (25.37%) OO
4 16 (23.88%) Open Source
5 15 (22.39%) Risk Management
5 15 (22.39%) Unit Testing
6 11 (16.42%) System Testing
7 10 (14.93%) Database Security
7 10 (14.93%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (14.93%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (13.43%) OOP
8 9 (13.43%) Project Management
8 9 (13.43%) Computer Security
8 9 (13.43%) Analytics
9 8 (11.94%) Test Automation
9 8 (11.94%) Scrum
10 7 (10.45%) SOA
10 7 (10.45%) TDD
11 6 (8.96%) MapReduce
11 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.78%) Java
2 24 (35.82%) JavaScript
3 22 (32.84%) C++
4 19 (28.36%) Python
5 15 (22.39%) C#
6 9 (13.43%) C
6 9 (13.43%) Ruby
7 7 (10.45%) SQL
8 3 (4.48%) PHP
9 1 (1.49%) Perl
9 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.49%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 34 (50.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (40.30%) Rapid7
2 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.93%) Oracle
4 5 (7.46%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) IBM
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.49%) VMware
5 1 (1.49%) Google
5 1 (1.49%) New Relic
5 1 (1.49%) Coverity
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