The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 18 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 13 56 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 6.95% 19.44% 9.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.22% 32.37% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 18
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £46,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
141 173 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 75.40% 60.07% 72.64%
Number of salaries quoted 97 101 111
Average salary £32,500 £41,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.73% +20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,500 £15,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Engineering
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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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
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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
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County Antrim -13 10 £32,500 -9.72% 4
Software Engineering
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Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 21 (61.76%) Computer Science
2 19 (55.88%) Degree
3 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (50.00%) C++
4 16 (47.06%) Java
5 12 (35.29%) Python
6 11 (32.35%) C
7 10 (29.41%) C#
7 10 (29.41%) .NET
8 9 (26.47%) HTML
9 8 (23.53%) Embedded C
9 8 (23.53%) Embedded C++
9 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 8 (23.53%) SQL
9 8 (23.53%) CSS
9 8 (23.53%) OO
9 8 (23.53%) TDD
10 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
11 6 (17.65%) Device Driver
11 6 (17.65%) Linux
11 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
11 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
11 6 (17.65%) Web Services
11 6 (17.65%) HTML5
11 6 (17.65%) Ruby
11 6 (17.65%) ZigBee
12 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
12 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
12 5 (14.71%) Digital Signal Processing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) Node.js
2 3 (8.82%) nginx
2 3 (8.82%) Apache
2 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.94%) SAS
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
1 6 (17.65%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.82%) HSQLDB
3 3 (8.82%) MySQL
3 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.94%) NUnit
2 1 (2.94%) eggPlant
2 1 (2.94%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (2.94%) Moq
2 1 (2.94%) MSTest
General
1 2 (5.88%) Electronics
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (47.06%) Software Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Senior Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Java Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Software Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Web Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Applications Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Web Applications Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Java Web Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) C++ Developer
9 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
9 2 (5.88%) C++/Java Developer
9 2 (5.88%) C++ Applications Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Java Applications Developer
9 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) .NET
2 9 (26.47%) HTML
3 8 (23.53%) CSS
4 6 (17.65%) Web Services
4 6 (17.65%) HTML5
5 4 (11.76%) J2EE
5 4 (11.76%) CSS3
5 4 (11.76%) Spring
6 3 (8.82%) JSF
6 3 (8.82%) WCF
6 3 (8.82%) JSTL
6 3 (8.82%) Struts2
6 3 (8.82%) JSP
6 3 (8.82%) Servlets
6 3 (8.82%) XML
6 3 (8.82%) Struts
6 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 21 (61.76%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.65%) Device Driver
3 2 (5.88%) Open Source
3 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.94%) Physics
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) OO
2 8 (23.53%) TDD
3 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Digital Signal Processing
4 5 (14.71%) Signal Processing
4 5 (14.71%) System Testing
4 5 (14.71%) OOD
4 5 (14.71%) MVC
5 3 (8.82%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Scrum
6 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.88%) CRM
6 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.88%) Kanban
6 2 (5.88%) Refactoring
6 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) C++
2 16 (47.06%) Java
3 12 (35.29%) Python
4 11 (32.35%) C
5 10 (29.41%) C#
6 8 (23.53%) Embedded C
6 8 (23.53%) Embedded C++
6 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 8 (23.53%) SQL
7 6 (17.65%) Ruby
8 5 (14.71%) Perl
9 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) IBM
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