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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 8 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 22 12 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 14.38% 17.91% 17.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.42% 19.67% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 9
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £27,500 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.75%
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
134 61 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 87.58% 91.04% 86.59%
Number of salaries quoted 101 56 72
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,300
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £17,249
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 26 September 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 0 22 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 34 (79.07%) Degree
2 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (41.86%) QA
3 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
4 17 (39.53%) SharePoint
4 17 (39.53%) Computer Science
5 11 (25.58%) Java
5 11 (25.58%) Requirements Analysis
5 11 (25.58%) Mentoring
6 10 (23.26%) C#
6 10 (23.26%) .NET
7 9 (20.93%) ISEB
7 9 (20.93%) Validation
7 9 (20.93%) Selenium
7 9 (20.93%) Issue Tracking
7 9 (20.93%) SpecFlow
8 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (18.60%) Software Architecture
8 8 (18.60%) Refactoring
8 8 (18.60%) Integration Testing
8 8 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (18.60%) Automated Testing
8 8 (18.60%) Linux
9 7 (16.28%) Business Analysis
10 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
10 6 (13.95%) C++
10 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
11 5 (11.63%) HTML
11 5 (11.63%) J2EE
11 5 (11.63%) C

Software Engineering
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 17 (39.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) NetWeaver
2 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.33%) CMS
4 1 (2.33%) Confluence
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Bluetooth
1 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (6.98%) Wireless
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.65%) Big Data
2 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.33%) GIS
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Selenium
1 9 (20.93%) SpecFlow
2 8 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.98%) PVCS
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) Qt Creator
4 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Local Government
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Electronics
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Software Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Architect
2 9 (20.93%) QA Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Quality Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Software Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Technical Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Java Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Manual Tester
5 4 (9.30%) QA Manual Tester
5 4 (9.30%) QA Tester
5 4 (9.30%) Tester
6 3 (6.98%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Java Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Principal Software Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) .NET
2 5 (11.63%) HTML
2 5 (11.63%) J2EE
2 5 (11.63%) Spring
3 4 (9.30%) Ajax
3 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
3 4 (9.30%) JMS
3 4 (9.30%) XML
4 3 (6.98%) CSS
4 3 (6.98%) EJB
4 3 (6.98%) EJB 3.0
4 3 (6.98%) Java EE 5
4 3 (6.98%) JAX-WS
4 3 (6.98%) JDBC
4 3 (6.98%) JSF
4 3 (6.98%) JSP
4 3 (6.98%) Silverlight
5 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.65%) jQuery
5 2 (4.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Social Media
4 1 (2.33%) Biology
4 1 (2.33%) Chemistry
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) Physics
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) Debian
3 2 (4.65%) Unix
3 2 (4.65%) VxWorks
3 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) Mentoring
2 11 (25.58%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (20.93%) Issue Tracking
3 9 (20.93%) Validation
4 8 (18.60%) Automated Testing
4 8 (18.60%) Integration Testing
4 8 (18.60%) Refactoring
4 8 (18.60%) Software Architecture
5 7 (16.28%) Business Analysis
6 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.30%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Regression Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.98%) OO
7 3 (6.98%) Open Source
7 3 (6.98%) Presales
7 3 (6.98%) Project Management
7 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) Java
2 10 (23.26%) C#
3 6 (13.95%) C++
4 5 (11.63%) C
4 5 (11.63%) SQL
5 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.30%) Python
6 3 (6.98%) MATLAB
6 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (79.07%) Degree
2 9 (20.93%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (41.86%) QA
2 3 (6.98%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.33%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) IBM
3 3 (6.98%) SAP
4 2 (4.65%) Sybase
5 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.33%) Coverity
5 1 (2.33%) EPiServer
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