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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 2 21 7
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 42 11 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 31.58% 5.98% 19.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 36.84% 7.91% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 27 9 29
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,300 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
114 139 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 85.71% 75.54% 62.67%
Number of salaries quoted 69 95 111
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 £30,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +19 30 £42,500 +30.76% 11
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 51 (67.11%) Computer Science
2 50 (65.79%) Degree
3 48 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (38.16%) C++
4 29 (38.16%) Java
5 26 (34.21%) OO
6 25 (32.89%) JavaScript
6 25 (32.89%) TDD
7 22 (28.95%) HTML
7 22 (28.95%) Linux
7 22 (28.95%) Git (software)
7 22 (28.95%) Subversion
8 21 (27.63%) C
9 20 (26.32%) CSS
10 18 (23.68%) .NET
10 18 (23.68%) UNIX
11 17 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (22.37%) Multithreading
11 17 (22.37%) Java EE
12 15 (19.74%) Unit Testing
12 15 (19.74%) C#
13 12 (15.79%) Manufacturing
13 12 (15.79%) Open Source
14 11 (14.47%) HTML5
14 11 (14.47%) Rapid7
15 10 (13.16%) Network Management
16 9 (11.84%) System Testing
17 8 (10.53%) Python
17 8 (10.53%) Scrum
17 8 (10.53%) SQL

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (1.32%) IIS
3 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) SaaS
2 1 (1.32%) Force.com
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) Network Security
2 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.32%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.95%) MySQL
4 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.32%) SQLite
4 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (28.95%) Subversion
1 22 (28.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.89%) NUnit
3 5 (6.58%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.32%) JUnit
4 1 (1.32%) Mockito
4 1 (1.32%) Mocha
4 1 (1.32%) Valgrind
4 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.32%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 12 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Software Engineer
1 21 (27.63%) Developer
2 16 (21.05%) Java Engineer
3 10 (13.16%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
3 10 (13.16%) Real Time Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) AWS Developer
5 5 (6.58%) DSP Software Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Software Developer
5 5 (6.58%) Applications Developer
5 5 (6.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) DSP Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Test Specialist
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Test Automation Specialist
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Java Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Automation Specialist
7 3 (3.95%) Java Web Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.95%) HTML
2 20 (26.32%) CSS
3 18 (23.68%) .NET
4 17 (22.37%) Java EE
5 11 (14.47%) HTML5
6 7 (9.21%) Web Services
7 6 (7.89%) Entity Framework
7 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET
7 6 (7.89%) .NET Framework
7 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (5.26%) PrimeFaces
8 4 (5.26%) CSS3
8 4 (5.26%) WCF
8 4 (5.26%) WPF
8 4 (5.26%) WF
8 4 (5.26%) JSF
9 3 (3.95%) XML
9 3 (3.95%) jQuery
10 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.32%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 51 (67.11%) Computer Science
2 12 (15.79%) Open Source
3 2 (2.63%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.95%) Linux
2 18 (23.68%) UNIX
3 2 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (34.21%) OO
3 25 (32.89%) TDD
4 17 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (22.37%) Multithreading
5 15 (19.74%) Unit Testing
6 10 (13.16%) Network Management
7 9 (11.84%) System Testing
8 8 (10.53%) Scrum
9 7 (9.21%) Risk Management
10 6 (7.89%) Test Automation
10 6 (7.89%) BDD
10 6 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (7.89%) Configuration Management
10 6 (7.89%) Project Management
10 6 (7.89%) MVC
10 6 (7.89%) OOP
11 5 (6.58%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (6.58%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (6.58%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.16%) C++
1 29 (38.16%) Java
2 25 (32.89%) JavaScript
3 21 (27.63%) C
4 15 (19.74%) C#
5 8 (10.53%) SQL
5 8 (10.53%) Python
6 2 (2.63%) PHP
7 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.32%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.32%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.32%) Ruby
7 1 (1.32%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 50 (65.79%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) Rapid7
2 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.89%) Oracle
4 1 (1.32%) IBM
4 1 (1.32%) Google
4 1 (1.32%) Coverity
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