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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 1 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 34 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 31.48% 11.80% 8.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.64% 14.48% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 15
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
88 145 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 81.48% 81.46% 56.03%
Number of salaries quoted 51 95 73
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +23 32 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 66 (85.71%) Degree
2 62 (80.52%) Computer Science
3 60 (77.92%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (70.13%) Java
5 47 (61.04%) TDD
6 46 (59.74%) Subversion
6 46 (59.74%) OO
6 46 (59.74%) Git (software)
7 45 (58.44%) Multithreading
7 45 (58.44%) Java EE
7 45 (58.44%) UNIX
7 45 (58.44%) Linux
8 14 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 14 (18.18%) HTML
8 14 (18.18%) CSS
8 14 (18.18%) JSF
8 14 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (18.18%) PrimeFaces
9 13 (16.88%) .NET
9 13 (16.88%) C#
10 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
11 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 11 (14.29%) C++
11 11 (14.29%) C
12 10 (12.99%) SQL
13 9 (11.69%) Manufacturing
13 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (11.69%) Network Management
14 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 5 (6.49%) JBoss
1 5 (6.49%) Tomcat
1 5 (6.49%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.30%) IIS
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (59.74%) Subversion
1 46 (59.74%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.30%) NUnit
General
1 9 (11.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (58.44%) Java Engineer
2 14 (18.18%) Senior Java Engineer
3 12 (15.58%) Software Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Real Time Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Integration Consultant
7 5 (6.49%) Implementation Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Consultant
7 5 (6.49%) Implementation Consultant
8 1 (1.30%) Graduate
8 1 (1.30%) Team Leader
8 1 (1.30%) C++ Developer
8 1 (1.30%) C Developer
8 1 (1.30%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (58.44%) Java EE
2 14 (18.18%) HTML
2 14 (18.18%) CSS
2 14 (18.18%) JSF
2 14 (18.18%) PrimeFaces
3 13 (16.88%) .NET
4 6 (7.79%) Web Services
4 6 (7.79%) XML
4 6 (7.79%) XSLT
4 6 (7.79%) WCF
4 6 (7.79%) WPF
4 6 (7.79%) WF
4 6 (7.79%) jQuery
4 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (6.49%) YUI
5 5 (6.49%) SOAP
6 1 (1.30%) J2EE
6 1 (1.30%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 62 (80.52%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.49%) User Experience
4 1 (1.30%) Open Source
4 1 (1.30%) Statistics
4 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.30%) Physics
4 1 (1.30%) Chemistry
4 1 (1.30%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 45 (58.44%) UNIX
1 45 (58.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (77.92%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (61.04%) TDD
3 46 (59.74%) OO
4 45 (58.44%) Multithreading
5 14 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (11.69%) Network Management
7 5 (6.49%) MVC
8 4 (5.19%) Time Management
8 4 (5.19%) Web Development
9 3 (3.90%) Project Management
10 1 (1.30%) Active Record
10 1 (1.30%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.30%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.30%) BDD
10 1 (1.30%) Analytics
10 1 (1.30%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.30%) Coaching
10 1 (1.30%) Scrum
10 1 (1.30%) OOD
10 1 (1.30%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (70.13%) Java
2 14 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 13 (16.88%) C#
4 11 (14.29%) C++
4 11 (14.29%) C
5 10 (12.99%) SQL
6 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.30%) Ruby
6 1 (1.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 66 (85.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle
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