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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 3 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 26 27 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 26.80% 13.24% 14.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.96% 14.84% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 23
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,400 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £50,000 £44,000
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
93 182 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 95.88% 89.22% 70.79%
Number of salaries quoted 53 113 86
Average salary £37,500 £26,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.50% -33.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £17,249 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 July 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 July 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 +9 24 £37,000 +12.97% 5
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 42 (60.87%) Computer Science
2 37 (53.62%) Degree
3 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (42.03%) Java
5 27 (39.13%) Rapid7
6 24 (34.78%) JavaScript
6 24 (34.78%) C++
7 22 (31.88%) HTML
8 21 (30.43%) Python
9 20 (28.99%) CSS
10 18 (26.09%) .NET
10 18 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (24.64%) Linux
12 16 (23.19%) OO
12 16 (23.19%) Unit Testing
12 16 (23.19%) Open Source
13 15 (21.74%) C#
13 15 (21.74%) Risk Management
14 13 (18.84%) Web Services
14 13 (18.84%) User Experience
15 12 (17.39%) UNIX
15 12 (17.39%) C
15 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
16 11 (15.94%) Oracle
16 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
16 11 (15.94%) System Testing
16 11 (15.94%) Relational Database
16 11 (15.94%) HTML5
17 10 (14.49%) Metasploit
17 10 (14.49%) Database Security

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.25%) Node.js
2 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.25%) SAS
3 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.45%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.45%) Confluence
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) JBoss
4 1 (1.45%) Apache
4 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.70%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (2.90%) SaaS
4 1 (1.45%) Office 365
4 1 (1.45%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) Network Security
2 2 (2.90%) FTP
2 2 (2.90%) HTTP
2 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.45%) VPN
3 1 (1.45%) DNS
3 1 (1.45%) Internet
3 1 (1.45%) SSH
3 1 (1.45%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.94%) Relational Database
3 9 (13.04%) Big Data
4 7 (10.14%) RDBMS
4 7 (10.14%) NoSQL
5 6 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (7.25%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (5.80%) MySQL
8 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.45%) SQLite
9 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.45%) Redis
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Metasploit
2 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.25%) NUnit
2 5 (7.25%) Subversion
3 1 (1.45%) JIRA
3 1 (1.45%) JUnit
3 1 (1.45%) Mockito
3 1 (1.45%) Mocha
3 1 (1.45%) Valgrind
3 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.45%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.90%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (50.72%) Software Engineer
2 18 (26.09%) Developer
3 6 (8.70%) Graduate
3 6 (8.70%) Applications Developer
3 6 (8.70%) Lead Software Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) DSP Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) DSP Software Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (7.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Test Specialist
5 4 (5.80%) Test Automation Specialist
5 4 (5.80%) Automation Specialist
5 4 (5.80%) AWS Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Java Applications Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Java Web Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Web Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.88%) HTML
2 20 (28.99%) CSS
3 18 (26.09%) .NET
4 13 (18.84%) Web Services
5 11 (15.94%) HTML5
6 6 (8.70%) XML
7 5 (7.25%) SOAP
7 5 (7.25%) .NET Framework
7 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET
7 5 (7.25%) Entity Framework
7 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (7.25%) CSS3
8 3 (4.35%) RESTful
8 3 (4.35%) JSON
8 3 (4.35%) Spring
9 2 (2.90%) jQuery
9 2 (2.90%) REST
9 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.45%) Express
10 1 (1.45%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 42 (60.87%) Computer Science
2 13 (18.84%) User Experience
3 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.25%) GIS
3 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.25%) Economics
3 5 (7.25%) Statistics
3 5 (7.25%) Mathematics
3 5 (7.25%) Physics
3 5 (7.25%) Chemistry
3 5 (7.25%) Psychology
4 3 (4.35%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.35%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.45%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.64%) Linux
2 12 (17.39%) UNIX
3 9 (13.04%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.90%) Windows
4 2 (2.90%) Solaris
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.45%) CentOS
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (23.19%) Open Source
3 16 (23.19%) OO
3 16 (23.19%) Unit Testing
4 15 (21.74%) Risk Management
5 11 (15.94%) System Testing
6 10 (14.49%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (14.49%) Project Management
6 10 (14.49%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (14.49%) Database Security
7 9 (13.04%) Analytics
7 9 (13.04%) Computer Security
7 9 (13.04%) Test Automation
8 8 (11.59%) OOP
8 8 (11.59%) TDD
8 8 (11.59%) Scrum
9 7 (10.14%) SOA
10 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (8.70%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.03%) Java
2 24 (34.78%) JavaScript
2 24 (34.78%) C++
3 21 (30.43%) Python
4 15 (21.74%) C#
5 12 (17.39%) C
6 9 (13.04%) Ruby
7 8 (11.59%) SQL
8 3 (4.35%) PHP
9 2 (2.90%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.45%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.45%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (53.62%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (39.13%) Rapid7
2 11 (15.94%) Oracle
2 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.25%) SAP
4 1 (1.45%) IBM
4 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.45%) VMware
4 1 (1.45%) Google
4 1 (1.45%) Coverity
4 1 (1.45%) New Relic
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