Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 16 12
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 130 60 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 19.85% 14.74% 12.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.85% 16.09% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 95 56 42
County Antrim median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,950
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £75,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +28.57%

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 595 373 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 90.84% 91.65% 93.46%
Number of salaries quoted 368 244 279
County Antrim median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £20,875 £26,050
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £61,250
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019. 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 +6 130 £42,500 +6.25% 32
Software Engineering
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 65 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (41.54%) Java
2 54 (41.54%) JavaScript
3 38 (29.23%) Python
4 34 (26.15%) C#
5 33 (25.38%) SQL
6 31 (23.85%) AngularJS
7 29 (22.31%) Computer Science
8 25 (19.23%) C++
9 23 (17.69%) React
10 22 (16.92%) Front End Development
10 22 (16.92%) Degree
10 22 (16.92%) Linux
11 21 (16.15%) Scrum
11 21 (16.15%) Kanban
12 20 (15.38%) Vue.js
12 20 (15.38%) Fintech
12 20 (15.38%) Unit Testing
13 19 (14.62%) OO
14 18 (13.85%) HTML
15 16 (12.31%) C
16 15 (11.54%) Analytics
16 15 (11.54%) Mobile App
17 14 (10.77%) SDLC
17 14 (10.77%) User Experience
17 14 (10.77%) MySQL
18 13 (10.00%) Redux
19 12 (9.23%) RESTful
19 12 (9.23%) webpack
19 12 (9.23%) TypeScript

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 7 (5.38%) Apache
2 6 (4.62%) Apache Spark
2 6 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.46%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.62%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (4.62%) SaaS
3 2 (1.54%) Apple Pay
3 2 (1.54%) Google Pay
3 2 (1.54%) Samsung Pay
4 1 (0.77%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.85%) HTTP
1 5 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (0.77%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.77%) MySQL
2 11 (8.46%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.38%) Big Data
4 6 (4.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (4.62%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (3.85%) Blockchain
5 5 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.08%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.31%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.77%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (9.23%) webpack
2 7 (5.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.31%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.77%) JIRA
General
1 9 (6.92%) Banking
1 9 (6.92%) Finance
2 7 (5.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.31%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.31%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.77%) Automotive
5 1 (0.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 90 (69.23%) Developer
2 45 (34.62%) Software Developer
3 27 (20.77%) Software Engineer
4 24 (18.46%) JavaScript Developer
5 23 (17.69%) Java Developer
6 17 (13.08%) Java Software Developer
6 17 (13.08%) Python Developer
7 14 (10.77%) Java Engineer
8 11 (8.46%) JavaScript Engineer
8 11 (8.46%) React Developer
9 10 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
10 9 (6.92%) Full Stack Developer
11 7 (5.38%) C++ Developer
11 7 (5.38%) Django Developer
11 7 (5.38%) Python/Django Developer
12 6 (4.62%) C++ Software Developer
12 6 (4.62%) Machine Learning Engineer
12 6 (4.62%) Senior Software Engineer
13 5 (3.85%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 5 (3.85%) Principal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (23.85%) AngularJS
2 23 (17.69%) React
3 20 (15.38%) Vue.js
4 18 (13.85%) HTML
5 13 (10.00%) Redux
6 12 (9.23%) .NET
6 12 (9.23%) RESTful
7 9 (6.92%) CSS
8 8 (6.15%) Django
8 8 (6.15%) Flask
8 8 (6.15%) React Native
8 8 (6.15%) Swagger
9 6 (4.62%) ASP.NET
9 6 (4.62%) Lambda Expressions
9 6 (4.62%) Pandas
9 6 (4.62%) scikit-learn
9 6 (4.62%) TensorFlow
9 6 (4.62%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 5 (3.85%) XML
11 4 (3.08%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.38%) Fintech
2 15 (11.54%) Mobile App
3 14 (10.77%) User Experience
4 11 (8.46%) Cyberattack
5 10 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.38%) Algorithms
7 6 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (3.85%) Smartphone
9 4 (3.08%) Tandem
10 3 (2.31%) Mobile Wallet
11 2 (1.54%) Chip and PIN
11 2 (1.54%) Contactless
11 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.54%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (1.54%) Smartcard
12 1 (0.77%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.77%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.77%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.92%) Linux
2 7 (5.38%) Android
3 5 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.85%) Solaris
3 5 (3.85%) Unix
4 3 (2.31%) Windows
5 2 (1.54%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (22.31%) Computer Science
3 22 (16.92%) Front End Development
4 21 (16.15%) Kanban
4 21 (16.15%) Scrum
5 20 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 19 (14.62%) OO
7 15 (11.54%) Analytics
8 14 (10.77%) SDLC
9 12 (9.23%) Mathematics
10 11 (8.46%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (8.46%) Data Analytics
11 10 (7.69%) Mentoring
12 9 (6.92%) User Stories
13 8 (6.15%) API Design
13 8 (6.15%) BDD
13 8 (6.15%) Microservices
13 8 (6.15%) Refactoring
13 8 (6.15%) Test Automation
13 8 (6.15%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (41.54%) Java
1 54 (41.54%) JavaScript
2 38 (29.23%) Python
3 34 (26.15%) C#
4 33 (25.38%) SQL
5 25 (19.23%) C++
6 16 (12.31%) C
7 12 (9.23%) TypeScript
8 8 (6.15%) R
9 6 (4.62%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.31%) Embedded C
10 3 (2.31%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.54%) COBOL
11 2 (1.54%) Ruby
12 1 (0.77%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.77%) Perl
12 1 (0.77%) PHP
12 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (16.92%) Degree
2 7 (5.38%) PhD
3 1 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.62%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (4.62%) Google
2 4 (3.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.31%) Verint
4 2 (1.54%) Apple
4 2 (1.54%) Samsung
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle