Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 10 19
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 -17
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 58 45 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 14.50% 12.64% 11.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.98% 14.02% 13.53%
Number of salaries quoted 54 40 21
County Antrim median annual salary £40,000 £46,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.51% +32.14% -15.66%
10th Percentile £27,725 £28,550 £25,000
90th Percentile £54,250 £75,000 £45,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £46,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year -13.51% +32.14% -7.89%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
County Antrim
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 363 321 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 90.75% 90.17% 84.58%
Number of salaries quoted 234 257 122
County Antrim median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £20,875 £25,050 £26,375
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in County Antrim

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering in County Antrim.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in County Antrim

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in County Antrim over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in County Antrim

Software Engineering
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 18 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -7 58 £40,000 -13.51% 29
Software Engineering
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (50.00%) Java
2 22 (37.93%) C++
3 20 (34.48%) C
4 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
4 17 (29.31%) Linux
5 16 (27.59%) C#
6 13 (22.41%) Python
6 13 (22.41%) Mentoring
7 12 (20.69%) React
7 12 (20.69%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (18.97%) Degree
8 11 (18.97%) TDD
8 11 (18.97%) OO
9 10 (17.24%) HTML
9 10 (17.24%) Spring
9 10 (17.24%) AngularJS
10 9 (15.52%) MVC
10 9 (15.52%) .NET
11 8 (13.79%) Objective-C
11 8 (13.79%) Node.js
11 8 (13.79%) Spring Boot
12 7 (12.07%) Kubernetes
12 7 (12.07%) Docker
12 7 (12.07%) SDLC
12 7 (12.07%) Integration Testing
12 7 (12.07%) Perl
13 6 (10.34%) PHP
13 6 (10.34%) Microsoft

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 1 (1.72%) Apache
1 1 (1.72%) nginx
1 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.69%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) HTTP
1 1 (1.72%) SSL
1 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.45%) MySQL
2 2 (3.45%) SQLite
3 1 (1.72%) Big Data
3 1 (1.72%) HSQLDB
3 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.72%) JUnit
General
1 1 (1.72%) Finance
1 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (65.52%) Developer
2 16 (27.59%) Software Developer
3 12 (20.69%) Java Developer
3 12 (20.69%) Software Engineer
4 10 (17.24%) C++ Developer
5 8 (13.79%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) .NET Developer
6 7 (12.07%) C Software Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Java Software Developer
7 6 (10.34%) Python Developer
8 5 (8.62%) Applications Developer
9 4 (6.90%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (6.90%) C++/Java Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Lead Software Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
10 3 (5.17%) C++ Applications Developer
10 3 (5.17%) Principal Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Test Engineer
11 2 (3.45%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) React
2 10 (17.24%) AngularJS
2 10 (17.24%) HTML
2 10 (17.24%) Spring
3 9 (15.52%) .NET
4 8 (13.79%) Node.js
4 8 (13.79%) Spring Boot
5 5 (8.62%) JSON
5 5 (8.62%) LAMP
5 5 (8.62%) Web Services
6 4 (6.90%) .NET Core
6 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
6 4 (6.90%) CSS
7 3 (5.17%) REST
7 3 (5.17%) Spring MVC
8 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.45%) Ember.js
8 2 (3.45%) Entity Framework
8 2 (3.45%) HTML5
8 2 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Public Cloud
2 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.62%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.90%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (5.17%) Contactless
4 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.17%) Smartcard
5 2 (3.45%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.72%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.31%) Linux
2 5 (8.62%) Android
2 5 (8.62%) Windows
3 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.41%) Mentoring
3 11 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (18.97%) OO
3 11 (18.97%) TDD
4 9 (15.52%) MVC
5 7 (12.07%) Integration Testing
5 7 (12.07%) SDLC
6 6 (10.34%) BDD
6 6 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (10.34%) DevOps
6 6 (10.34%) Information Management
6 6 (10.34%) OOD
7 5 (8.62%) Line Management
7 5 (8.62%) Microscopy
7 5 (8.62%) Multithreading
7 5 (8.62%) Prototyping
7 5 (8.62%) Rapid Prototyping
7 5 (8.62%) Refactoring
7 5 (8.62%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.00%) Java
2 22 (37.93%) C++
3 20 (34.48%) C
4 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
5 16 (27.59%) C#
6 13 (22.41%) Python
7 8 (13.79%) Objective-C
8 7 (12.07%) Perl
9 6 (10.34%) PHP
10 5 (8.62%) Ruby
11 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
11 3 (5.17%) SQL
12 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
12 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
12 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.72%) Apple Swift
13 1 (1.72%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.72%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) GDPR
2 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) Apple
2 3 (5.17%) Samsung
3 1 (1.72%) Red Hat