Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 7 5
Rank change year-on-year -18 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 41 42 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 10.93% 14.00% 20.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.13% 15.61% 21.64%
Number of salaries quoted 33 37 23
County Antrim median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £54,500 £68,000 £49,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% -6.67%

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 338 269 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 90.13% 89.67% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 199 209 101
County Antrim median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £19,750 £26,950 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,950 £65,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +21.21%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -15 41 £40,000 - 3
Software Engineering
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 27 (65.85%) Java
2 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.95%) Finance
3 9 (21.95%) C++
3 9 (21.95%) Linux
3 9 (21.95%) Virtual Team
4 8 (19.51%) HTML
4 8 (19.51%) C
4 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
4 8 (19.51%) Business Analysis
4 8 (19.51%) Objective-C
4 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
4 8 (19.51%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (17.07%) AngularJS
5 7 (17.07%) React
5 7 (17.07%) Performance Testing
5 7 (17.07%) Test Scripting
5 7 (17.07%) Regression Testing
5 7 (17.07%) Spring
5 7 (17.07%) Web Services
6 6 (14.63%) Front Office
6 6 (14.63%) Scrum
6 6 (14.63%) JSON
6 6 (14.63%) Spring Boot
6 6 (14.63%) BDD
7 5 (12.20%) Node.js
7 5 (12.20%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (12.20%) Kubernetes
7 5 (12.20%) 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 (2.44%) GemFire
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.76%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
1 1 (2.44%) SSL
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Maven
2 1 (2.44%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
3 6 (14.63%) Front Office
4 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Software Developer
4 6 (14.63%) C++ Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Test Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Software Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Java Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.88%) C++ Applications Developer
8 2 (4.88%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Lead Software Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) HTML
2 7 (17.07%) AngularJS
2 7 (17.07%) React
2 7 (17.07%) Spring
2 7 (17.07%) Web Services
3 6 (14.63%) JSON
3 6 (14.63%) Spring Boot
4 5 (12.20%) Node.js
5 4 (9.76%) .NET
5 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
6 3 (7.32%) CSS
6 3 (7.32%) Ember.js
6 3 (7.32%) jQuery
6 3 (7.32%) REST
7 2 (4.88%) LAMP
7 2 (4.88%) RESTful
7 2 (4.88%) Spring MVC
7 2 (4.88%) XML
8 1 (2.44%) FpML
8 1 (2.44%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Virtual Team
2 5 (12.20%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) Contactless
4 2 (4.88%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.44%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.51%) Business Analysis
2 8 (19.51%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
3 7 (17.07%) Performance Testing
3 7 (17.07%) Regression Testing
3 7 (17.07%) Test Scripting
4 6 (14.63%) BDD
4 6 (14.63%) Scrum
5 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (12.20%) OO
5 5 (12.20%) Refactoring
6 4 (9.76%) API Development
6 4 (9.76%) Kanban
6 4 (9.76%) Mobile Development
7 3 (7.32%) DevOps
7 3 (7.32%) Information Management
7 3 (7.32%) MVC
7 3 (7.32%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) Java
2 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.95%) C++
4 8 (19.51%) C
4 8 (19.51%) Objective-C
5 5 (12.20%) C#
6 3 (7.32%) Python
7 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.88%) Perl
7 2 (4.88%) PHP
8 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.44%) SQL
8 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) CEH
2 1 (2.44%) CISSP
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.44%) CSSLP
2 1 (2.44%) GIAC
2 1 (2.44%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) GDPR
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Apple
2 2 (4.88%) Samsung
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle