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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 2 18 7
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 59 16 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 35.76% 9.82% 18.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.33% 11.35% 26.82%
Number of salaries quoted 25 11 28
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,500 £45,000
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
150 141 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 90.91% 86.50% 68.58%
Number of salaries quoted 72 88 117
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -20.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £59,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +13 48 £42,500 +30.76% 5
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 46 (61.33%) Computer Science
2 41 (54.67%) Degree
3 37 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (40.00%) C++
5 27 (36.00%) Java
5 27 (36.00%) Rapid7
6 24 (32.00%) JavaScript
7 23 (30.67%) HTML
8 21 (28.00%) CSS
9 19 (25.33%) Python
9 19 (25.33%) C
9 19 (25.33%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (24.00%) .NET
11 17 (22.67%) OO
11 17 (22.67%) Unit Testing
11 17 (22.67%) Open Source
12 16 (21.33%) Linux
13 15 (20.00%) C#
13 15 (20.00%) Risk Management
14 13 (17.33%) Web Services
14 13 (17.33%) User Experience
15 12 (16.00%) HTML5
16 11 (14.67%) Relational Database
16 11 (14.67%) UNIX
16 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
16 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
16 11 (14.67%) System Testing
17 10 (13.33%) Network Security
17 10 (13.33%) Metasploit
17 10 (13.33%) Ruby

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.67%) Node.js
3 4 (5.33%) SAS
4 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 5 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.00%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (2.67%) SaaS
4 1 (1.33%) Force.com
4 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.33%) Network Security
2 2 (2.67%) HTTP
2 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.33%) VoIP
3 1 (1.33%) FTP
3 1 (1.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.33%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) Relational Database
1 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.00%) Big Data
3 7 (9.33%) RDBMS
3 7 (9.33%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (5.33%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (4.00%) MySQL
7 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.33%) SQLite
8 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Metasploit
2 6 (8.00%) NUnit
2 6 (8.00%) Subversion
2 6 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.33%) JUnit
3 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.33%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.33%) Mockito
3 1 (1.33%) Mocha
3 1 (1.33%) Valgrind
General
1 10 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (48.00%) Software Engineer
2 19 (25.33%) Developer
3 7 (9.33%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
3 7 (9.33%) Real Time Engineer
4 6 (8.00%) AWS Developer
4 6 (8.00%) Lead Software Engineer
4 6 (8.00%) Applications Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Graduate
5 5 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (6.67%) DSP Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) DSP Software Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Automation Specialist
6 4 (5.33%) Test Specialist
6 4 (5.33%) Test Automation Specialist
7 3 (4.00%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Java Applications Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Java Web Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Web Applications Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (30.67%) HTML
2 21 (28.00%) CSS
3 18 (24.00%) .NET
4 13 (17.33%) Web Services
5 12 (16.00%) HTML5
6 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (8.00%) Entity Framework
6 6 (8.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (8.00%) XML
6 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (6.67%) CSS3
8 4 (5.33%) SOAP
9 3 (4.00%) JSON
9 3 (4.00%) Spring
9 3 (4.00%) RESTful
10 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.67%) jQuery
11 1 (1.33%) XSLT
11 1 (1.33%) J2EE
11 1 (1.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (61.33%) Computer Science
2 13 (17.33%) User Experience
3 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.33%) Economics
3 4 (5.33%) Statistics
3 4 (5.33%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.33%) Physics
3 4 (5.33%) Chemistry
3 4 (5.33%) Psychology
3 4 (5.33%) GIS
3 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.33%) Linux
2 11 (14.67%) UNIX
3 9 (12.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.67%) Solaris
5 1 (1.33%) Windows
5 1 (1.33%) Android
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (25.33%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (22.67%) OO
3 17 (22.67%) Unit Testing
3 17 (22.67%) Open Source
4 15 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 11 (14.67%) System Testing
6 10 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (13.33%) Project Management
6 10 (13.33%) Database Security
6 10 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (12.00%) Analytics
7 9 (12.00%) Scrum
7 9 (12.00%) TDD
7 9 (12.00%) Test Automation
7 9 (12.00%) Computer Security
8 8 (10.67%) OOP
9 7 (9.33%) SOA
9 7 (9.33%) Network Management
10 6 (8.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.00%) C++
2 27 (36.00%) Java
3 24 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 19 (25.33%) Python
4 19 (25.33%) C
5 15 (20.00%) C#
6 10 (13.33%) Ruby
7 8 (10.67%) SQL
8 2 (2.67%) PHP
8 2 (2.67%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.33%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.33%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 41 (54.67%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (36.00%) Rapid7
2 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.33%) Oracle
4 4 (5.33%) SAP
4 4 (5.33%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.33%) IBM
5 1 (1.33%) Coverity
5 1 (1.33%) Google
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