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 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 8 3 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 21 48 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 13.91% 33.80% 10.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.41% 36.09% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 12
Median salary £26,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £49,100
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
128 133 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 84.77% 93.66% 92.39%
Number of salaries quoted 108 64 110
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +41.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 June 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 June 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 -5 20 £26,000 -38.82% 2
County Londonderry - 1 £33,500 -
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 30 (85.71%) Degree
2 18 (51.43%) Computer Science
3 15 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (37.14%) QA
6 10 (28.57%) Java
7 9 (25.71%) Finance
7 9 (25.71%) Project Management
7 9 (25.71%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (25.71%) Business Analysis
7 9 (25.71%) Local Government
7 9 (25.71%) Retail
8 8 (22.86%) Selenium
8 8 (22.86%) SpecFlow
8 8 (22.86%) Issue Tracking
8 8 (22.86%) Validation
8 8 (22.86%) ISEB
8 8 (22.86%) .NET
8 8 (22.86%) C#
9 7 (20.00%) HTML
9 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (20.00%) CSS
10 6 (17.14%) SQL
10 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
11 5 (14.29%) Software Architecture
11 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
11 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (14.29%) Refactoring
11 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing

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 15 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) nginx
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.57%) GIS
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.86%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Selenium
1 8 (22.86%) SpecFlow
2 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) Qt Creator
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
1 9 (25.71%) Local Government
1 9 (25.71%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
2 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Graduate
2 8 (22.86%) QA Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Quality Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Software Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Applications Developer
6 3 (8.57%) GIS Graduate
6 3 (8.57%) Java Applications Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Java Web Applications Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Java Web Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Manual Tester
6 3 (8.57%) QA Manual Tester
6 3 (8.57%) QA Tester
6 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Tester
6 3 (8.57%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) CSS
2 7 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.57%) HTML5
3 3 (8.57%) Web Services
4 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.71%) Entity Framework
4 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.71%) Spring
5 1 (2.86%) J2EE
5 1 (2.86%) JSF
5 1 (2.86%) JSP
5 1 (2.86%) LAMP
5 1 (2.86%) Servlets
5 1 (2.86%) Struts
5 1 (2.86%) Swing
5 1 (2.86%) WinForms
5 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (51.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.43%) Biology
3 4 (11.43%) Chemistry
3 4 (11.43%) Mathematics
3 4 (11.43%) Physics
4 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Cybercrime
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) VxWorks
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) Business Analysis
2 9 (25.71%) Project Management
2 9 (25.71%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (22.86%) Issue Tracking
3 8 (22.86%) Validation
4 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
5 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 5 (14.29%) OO
5 5 (14.29%) Refactoring
5 5 (14.29%) Software Architecture
6 4 (11.43%) MVC
6 4 (11.43%) OOD
6 4 (11.43%) Open Source
6 4 (11.43%) System Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) C#
3 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.14%) SQL
5 5 (14.29%) C++
6 4 (11.43%) Perl
6 4 (11.43%) Python
6 4 (11.43%) Ruby
7 1 (2.86%) C
7 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (85.71%) Degree
2 8 (22.86%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (37.14%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) BT
2 1 (2.86%) Sybase
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