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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 14 12 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 23 19 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.96% 14.50% 35.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.17% 17.76% 41.49%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 18
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £32,300 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £36,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
206 107 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 89.18% 81.68% 85.45%
Number of salaries quoted 170 78 54
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £35,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £65,000
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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +6 23 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 30 (73.17%) Java
2 16 (39.02%) Degree
3 14 (34.15%) Root Cause Analysis
4 12 (29.27%) Business Analysis
5 11 (26.83%) Computer Science
6 10 (24.39%) Linux
7 9 (21.95%) J2EE
7 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
8 8 (19.51%) Banking
8 8 (19.51%) Spring
8 8 (19.51%) Oracle
8 8 (19.51%) SQL
8 8 (19.51%) C++
8 8 (19.51%) JMS
9 7 (17.07%) Python
9 7 (17.07%) JDBC
9 7 (17.07%) JSP
9 7 (17.07%) EJB
9 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
9 7 (17.07%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (17.07%) PVCS
9 7 (17.07%) SAP
9 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
9 7 (17.07%) ISO 9001
9 7 (17.07%) IBM
9 7 (17.07%) NetWeaver
9 7 (17.07%) JSF
9 7 (17.07%) WebSphere
9 7 (17.07%) Ajax
9 7 (17.07%) Silverlight

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 7 (17.07%) NetWeaver
1 7 (17.07%) WebSphere
1 7 (17.07%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (9.76%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.44%) CMS
4 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Bluetooth
1 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
1 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (7.32%) Wireless
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (9.76%) Big Data
2 4 (9.76%) Hadoop
2 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) PVCS
2 4 (9.76%) LabVIEW
3 2 (4.88%) Maven
4 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 8 (19.51%) Banking
2 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Electronics
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) Architect
2 13 (31.71%) Java Developer
3 12 (29.27%) Java Architect
4 10 (24.39%) Software Developer
5 9 (21.95%) Senior Developer
5 9 (21.95%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (17.07%) Software Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Lead Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Architect
8 3 (7.32%) C Software Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Lead PHP Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Lead Software Developer
8 3 (7.32%) PHP Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Test Automation Specialist
8 3 (7.32%) Test Scripter
8 3 (7.32%) Test Specialist
9 2 (4.88%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) J2EE
2 8 (19.51%) JMS
2 8 (19.51%) Spring
3 7 (17.07%) Ajax
3 7 (17.07%) EJB
3 7 (17.07%) EJB 3.0
3 7 (17.07%) Java EE 5
3 7 (17.07%) JAX-WS
3 7 (17.07%) JDBC
3 7 (17.07%) JSF
3 7 (17.07%) JSP
3 7 (17.07%) Silverlight
4 6 (14.63%) Hibernate
4 6 (14.63%) XML
5 5 (12.20%) HTML
6 4 (9.76%) .NET
6 4 (9.76%) JSON
6 4 (9.76%) REST
7 3 (7.32%) CSS
8 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.32%) Social Media
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Root Cause Analysis
2 12 (29.27%) Business Analysis
3 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
3 7 (17.07%) Data Protection
3 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
4 4 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (9.76%) SDLC
4 4 (9.76%) TDD
4 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
5 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.32%) Open Source
5 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
5 3 (7.32%) User Stories
6 2 (4.88%) Mobile First
6 2 (4.88%) OO
6 2 (4.88%) Web Development
7 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.44%) MVC
7 1 (2.44%) Network Design
7 1 (2.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (73.17%) Java
2 8 (19.51%) C++
2 8 (19.51%) SQL
3 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
3 7 (17.07%) Python
4 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.76%) C
6 3 (7.32%) MATLAB
6 3 (7.32%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) C#
7 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.44%) HL7
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle
2 7 (17.07%) IBM
2 7 (17.07%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
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