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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 13 2 21
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 15 48 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 13.16% 34.53% 6.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.15% 39.34% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 9
Median salary £25,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% +30.76%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
99 122 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 86.84% 87.77% 77.01%
Number of salaries quoted 64 69 92
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £45,000
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
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 4 May 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 -10 14 £25,000 -41.17% 5
County Londonderry - 1 £33,500 - 2
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 28 (82.35%) Degree
2 21 (61.76%) Computer Science
3 17 (50.00%) Java
4 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
5 15 (44.12%) HTML
5 15 (44.12%) CSS
6 13 (38.24%) SQL
7 11 (32.35%) Linux
8 10 (29.41%) Finance
8 10 (29.41%) C++
8 10 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (29.41%) Relational Database
9 9 (26.47%) Unit Testing
9 9 (26.47%) System Testing
9 9 (26.47%) Business Analysis
9 9 (26.47%) Ruby
9 9 (26.47%) Local Government
9 9 (26.47%) Retail
9 9 (26.47%) Perl
9 9 (26.47%) OO
9 9 (26.47%) Python
9 9 (26.47%) OOD
9 9 (26.47%) Project Management
10 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
10 7 (20.59%) C#
10 7 (20.59%) .NET
11 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
11 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
11 6 (17.65%) MVC
11 6 (17.65%) Microsoft

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 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.94%) nginx
2 1 (2.94%) Node.js
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.82%) GIS
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Qt Creator
1 2 (5.88%) Selenium
1 2 (5.88%) SpecFlow
1 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Local Government
2 9 (26.47%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) Java Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Graduate
4 8 (23.53%) Applications Developer
4 8 (23.53%) Java Applications Developer
4 8 (23.53%) Java Web Applications Developer
4 8 (23.53%) Java Web Developer
4 8 (23.53%) Software Engineer
4 8 (23.53%) Web Applications Developer
4 8 (23.53%) Web Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.82%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) GIS Graduate
6 3 (8.82%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Quality Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) CSS
1 15 (44.12%) HTML
2 7 (20.59%) .NET
3 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
4 4 (11.76%) HTML5
4 4 (11.76%) Web Services
5 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
5 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (8.82%) Entity Framework
5 3 (8.82%) jQuery
5 3 (8.82%) XML
6 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.88%) J2EE
6 2 (5.88%) Qt
6 2 (5.88%) Spring
6 2 (5.88%) WCF
7 1 (2.94%) JSP
7 1 (2.94%) Servlets
7 1 (2.94%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 21 (61.76%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.76%) Biology
3 4 (11.76%) Chemistry
3 4 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 4 (11.76%) Physics
4 1 (2.94%) Cybercrime
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (26.47%) Business Analysis
2 9 (26.47%) OO
2 9 (26.47%) OOD
2 9 (26.47%) Project Management
2 9 (26.47%) System Testing
2 9 (26.47%) Unit Testing
3 6 (17.65%) MVC
4 4 (11.76%) Open Source
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.88%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Validation
7 1 (2.94%) Coaching
7 1 (2.94%) Line Management
7 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.94%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Java
2 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 13 (38.24%) SQL
4 10 (29.41%) C++
5 9 (26.47%) Perl
5 9 (26.47%) Python
5 9 (26.47%) Ruby
6 7 (20.59%) C#
7 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (82.35%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) BT
2 1 (2.94%) IBM
2 1 (2.94%) SAP
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