Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 16 14
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 78 46 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 21.37% 12.04% 12.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.49% 13.03% 13.82%
Number of salaries quoted 66 35 31
County Antrim median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +44.23% -35.00%
10th Percentile £28,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £72,500 £40,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +44.23% -35.00%

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 332 353 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 90.96% 92.41% 93.54%
Number of salaries quoted 237 275 173
County Antrim median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +7.38%
10th Percentile £20,850 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,500 £60,000 £59,500
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 17 July 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 17 July 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 78 £45,000 +20.00% 17
Software Engineering
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 43 (55.13%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (41.03%) OO
3 30 (38.46%) C++
4 27 (34.62%) Mentoring
5 26 (33.33%) Java
6 25 (32.05%) Linux
7 24 (30.77%) C
8 20 (25.64%) Degree
9 19 (24.36%) Computer Science
10 18 (23.08%) C#
10 18 (23.08%) HTML
11 17 (21.79%) Refactoring
12 16 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (20.51%) TDD
13 15 (19.23%) Apple
14 14 (17.95%) .NET
14 14 (17.95%) XML
14 14 (17.95%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (16.67%) Samsung
15 13 (16.67%) JSON
16 12 (15.38%) Python
16 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
17 11 (14.10%) Scrum
17 11 (14.10%) Coaching
17 11 (14.10%) Android
17 11 (14.10%) Computer Science Degree
18 10 (12.82%) Blockchain
19 9 (11.54%) Telecoms
19 9 (11.54%) Smartcard
19 9 (11.54%) Contactless

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 (1.28%) Apache
1 1 (1.28%) nginx
1 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.41%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.85%) PaaS
4 3 (3.85%) SaaS
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.28%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) Blockchain
2 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.85%) Big Data
4 2 (2.56%) MySQL
4 2 (2.56%) SQLite
5 1 (1.28%) HSQLDB
5 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.85%) Maven
3 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.28%) JMeter
3 1 (1.28%) JUnit
3 1 (1.28%) Robot Framework
3 1 (1.28%) Selenium
3 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.28%) Automotive
3 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (48.72%) Developer
2 36 (46.15%) Software Engineer
3 17 (21.79%) C++ Software Engineer
3 17 (21.79%) Principal Engineer
4 15 (19.23%) Principal Software Engineer
5 14 (17.95%) Java Developer
6 13 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
6 13 (16.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 12 (15.38%) Software Developer
8 10 (12.82%) .NET Developer
8 10 (12.82%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (10.26%) Blockchain Engineer
9 8 (10.26%) Blockchain Software Engineer
9 8 (10.26%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 8 (10.26%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 8 (10.26%) Embedded Engineer
9 8 (10.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 7 (8.97%) Embedded C Engineer
10 7 (8.97%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 7 (8.97%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.08%) HTML
2 14 (17.95%) .NET
2 14 (17.95%) XML
3 13 (16.67%) JSON
4 8 (10.26%) AngularJS
4 8 (10.26%) Web Services
5 7 (8.97%) Spring
6 5 (6.41%) RESTful
6 5 (6.41%) Spring MVC
7 4 (5.13%) Angular 2
7 4 (5.13%) CSS
7 4 (5.13%) React
8 3 (3.85%) .NET Core
8 3 (3.85%) JDBC
8 3 (3.85%) JMS
8 3 (3.85%) Node.js
8 3 (3.85%) Velocity
9 2 (2.56%) Ajax
9 2 (2.56%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.36%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.54%) Contactless
2 9 (11.54%) Smartcard
3 7 (8.97%) Public Cloud
4 6 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.69%) Chip and PIN
4 6 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (5.13%) N-Tier
5 4 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.85%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.28%) Fintech
8 1 (1.28%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.05%) Linux
2 11 (14.10%) Android
3 5 (6.41%) Windows
4 3 (3.85%) Unix
5 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.13%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (41.03%) OO
3 27 (34.62%) Mentoring
4 17 (21.79%) Refactoring
5 16 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (20.51%) TDD
6 14 (17.95%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (14.10%) Coaching
7 11 (14.10%) Scrum
8 9 (11.54%) BDD
8 9 (11.54%) Microservices
8 9 (11.54%) Multithreading
9 8 (10.26%) Exploratory Testing
9 8 (10.26%) Software Delivery
9 8 (10.26%) Time Management
10 7 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (8.97%) MVC
10 7 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (7.69%) User Stories
12 5 (6.41%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.46%) C++
2 26 (33.33%) Java
3 24 (30.77%) C
4 18 (23.08%) C#
5 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 12 (15.38%) Python
6 6 (7.69%) Embedded C
6 6 (7.69%) SQL
7 5 (6.41%) Java 8
7 5 (6.41%) Ruby
8 4 (5.13%) Scala
9 3 (3.85%) Perl
10 2 (2.56%) PHP
11 1 (1.28%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.28%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.28%) R
11 1 (1.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (25.64%) Degree
2 11 (14.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.28%) PhD
3 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) GDPR
2 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Docker
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.28%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 15 (19.23%) Apple
2 13 (16.67%) Samsung
3 6 (7.69%) Google
4 4 (5.13%) Oracle
5 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.28%) BT
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.28%) VMware