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

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 9 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 24 12 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 13.48% 19.35% 14.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.58% 20.69% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 15
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
154 58 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 86.52% 93.55% 89.25%
Number of salaries quoted 130 45 110
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £17,249
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 23 August 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 23 August 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 -1 24 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 36 (87.80%) Degree
2 20 (48.78%) Computer Science
2 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (43.90%) QA
3 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
4 17 (41.46%) SharePoint
5 11 (26.83%) Requirements Analysis
6 10 (24.39%) Business Analysis
6 10 (24.39%) Finance
7 9 (21.95%) Validation
7 9 (21.95%) Project Management
7 9 (21.95%) ISEB
7 9 (21.95%) C#
7 9 (21.95%) .NET
7 9 (21.95%) Local Government
7 9 (21.95%) Retail
7 9 (21.95%) Selenium
7 9 (21.95%) SpecFlow
7 9 (21.95%) Issue Tracking
8 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
8 8 (19.51%) Refactoring
8 8 (19.51%) Integration Testing
8 8 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (19.51%) Software Architecture
8 8 (19.51%) Automated Testing
9 7 (17.07%) Java
9 7 (17.07%) Linux
10 6 (14.63%) C++
10 6 (14.63%) MS Excel

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 (41.46%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.44%) Confluence
3 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Bluetooth
1 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (7.32%) Wireless
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) GIS
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.44%) Big Data
3 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Selenium
1 9 (21.95%) SpecFlow
2 8 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Qt Creator
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Local Government
2 9 (21.95%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Electronics
4 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Software Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Graduate
2 9 (21.95%) QA Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Quality Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Manual Tester
4 4 (9.76%) QA Manual Tester
4 4 (9.76%) QA Tester
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Tester
5 3 (7.32%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Developer
5 3 (7.32%) GIS Graduate
5 3 (7.32%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Principal Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) HTML
2 3 (7.32%) XML
3 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.88%) Spring
4 1 (2.44%) Ajax
4 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.44%) Ext JS
4 1 (2.44%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.44%) FIXML
4 1 (2.44%) HTML5
4 1 (2.44%) jQuery
4 1 (2.44%) JSON
4 1 (2.44%) Qt
4 1 (2.44%) REST
4 1 (2.44%) RESTful
4 1 (2.44%) WinForms
4 1 (2.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (48.78%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Biology
3 4 (9.76%) Chemistry
3 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
3 4 (9.76%) Physics
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Debian
3 2 (4.88%) Unix
3 2 (4.88%) VxWorks
3 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) Requirements Analysis
3 10 (24.39%) Business Analysis
4 9 (21.95%) Issue Tracking
4 9 (21.95%) Project Management
4 9 (21.95%) Validation
5 8 (19.51%) Automated Testing
5 8 (19.51%) Integration Testing
5 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
5 8 (19.51%) Refactoring
5 8 (19.51%) Software Architecture
6 5 (12.20%) Open Source
7 4 (9.76%) Exploratory Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Regression Testing
8 3 (7.32%) OO
8 3 (7.32%) Presales
8 3 (7.32%) SDLC
9 2 (4.88%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (4.88%) Scrum
10 1 (2.44%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) C#
2 7 (17.07%) Java
3 6 (14.63%) C++
4 5 (12.20%) C
5 3 (7.32%) MATLAB
5 3 (7.32%) Python
6 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (87.80%) Degree
2 9 (21.95%) ISEB
3 1 (2.44%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (43.90%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) Sybase
3 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.44%) Coverity
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