Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 16 19
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3 -17
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 63 54 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 19.75% 12.30% 10.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.88% 13.20% 11.70%
Number of salaries quoted 51 45 21
County Antrim median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% +50.00% -41.18%
Northern Ireland median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year +10.67% +20.00% -26.47%

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 288 409 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 90.28% 93.17% 88.26%
Number of salaries quoted 209 338 126
County Antrim median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £22,900 £24,450 £25,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,375 £65,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +8 63 £41,500 +10.67% 25
Software Engineering
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 35 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.10%) OO
3 21 (33.33%) C++
3 21 (33.33%) Java
4 19 (30.16%) Mentoring
5 18 (28.57%) C
5 18 (28.57%) TDD
5 18 (28.57%) Degree
6 17 (26.98%) Linux
7 16 (25.40%) Computer Science
7 16 (25.40%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (23.81%) Python
9 13 (20.63%) C#
10 12 (19.05%) Coaching
11 11 (17.46%) HTML
12 10 (15.87%) BDD
12 10 (15.87%) Computer Science Degree
12 10 (15.87%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (14.29%) Microservices
13 9 (14.29%) Blockchain
13 9 (14.29%) Refactoring
13 9 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (14.29%) Telecoms
13 9 (14.29%) .NET
14 8 (12.70%) MVC
14 8 (12.70%) Android
14 8 (12.70%) Multithreading
14 8 (12.70%) Time Management
14 8 (12.70%) JSON
14 8 (12.70%) Continuous Delivery

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 (1.59%) Apache
1 1 (1.59%) nginx
1 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.59%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) Blockchain
2 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.17%) Big Data
3 2 (3.17%) MySQL
3 2 (3.17%) SQLite
4 1 (1.59%) HSQLDB
4 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.59%) JMeter
2 1 (1.59%) JUnit
2 1 (1.59%) Maven
2 1 (1.59%) Robot Framework
2 1 (1.59%) Selenium
2 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.59%) Automotive
3 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (53.97%) Developer
2 23 (36.51%) Software Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Software Developer
4 10 (15.87%) Java Developer
5 9 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) .NET Developer
6 8 (12.70%) Blockchain Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) Blockchain Software Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) Python Developer
7 7 (11.11%) C++ Developer
7 7 (11.11%) Principal Software Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Cloud Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Lead Software Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) HTML
2 9 (14.29%) .NET
3 8 (12.70%) JSON
4 7 (11.11%) React
4 7 (11.11%) XML
5 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
5 6 (9.52%) Web Services
6 5 (7.94%) Spring
7 4 (6.35%) .NET Core
8 3 (4.76%) Angular 2
8 3 (4.76%) CSS
8 3 (4.76%) LAMP
8 3 (4.76%) Node.js
8 3 (4.76%) Spring MVC
8 3 (4.76%) Velocity
9 2 (3.17%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.17%) HTML5
9 2 (3.17%) REST
9 2 (3.17%) RESTful
9 2 (3.17%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.11%) Public Cloud
3 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.52%) Contactless
3 6 (9.52%) Smartcard
4 4 (6.35%) Algorithms
4 4 (6.35%) N-Tier
5 3 (4.76%) Chip and PIN
5 3 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (4.76%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.17%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.59%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.59%) Fintech
7 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.98%) Linux
2 8 (12.70%) Android
3 5 (7.94%) Windows
4 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.10%) OO
3 19 (30.16%) Mentoring
4 18 (28.57%) TDD
5 16 (25.40%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (19.05%) Coaching
7 10 (15.87%) BDD
7 10 (15.87%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (14.29%) Microservices
8 9 (14.29%) Refactoring
9 8 (12.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (12.70%) Exploratory Testing
9 8 (12.70%) Multithreading
9 8 (12.70%) MVC
9 8 (12.70%) Software Delivery
9 8 (12.70%) Time Management
10 7 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (9.52%) Open Source
11 6 (9.52%) Prototyping
11 6 (9.52%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) C++
1 21 (33.33%) Java
2 18 (28.57%) C
3 15 (23.81%) Python
4 13 (20.63%) C#
5 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.94%) Perl
6 5 (7.94%) Ruby
7 4 (6.35%) PHP
8 3 (4.76%) Java 8
9 2 (3.17%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.17%) SQL
10 1 (1.59%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.59%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.59%) R
10 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (28.57%) Degree
2 10 (15.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.59%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) GDPR
2 2 (3.17%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.59%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) Apple
1 6 (9.52%) Samsung
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.59%) BT
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.59%) VMware