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

Software Engineering
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 24 8
Rank change year-on-year +16 -16 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 95 40 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 21.06% 10.64% 14.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.34% 11.66% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 85 32 37
County Antrim median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,375 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £54,750 £68,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% +14.29%

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 407 343 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 90.24% 91.22% 91.22%
Number of salaries quoted 292 201 211
County Antrim median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £19,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £61,250
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +19.72% -11.25% +1.27%

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 November 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 November 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 +14 95 £50,000 +33.33% 43
Software Engineering
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (42.11%) Java
3 35 (36.84%) C++
4 33 (34.74%) JavaScript
5 29 (30.53%) C#
6 26 (27.37%) C
7 23 (24.21%) OO
8 21 (22.11%) Linux
9 20 (21.05%) HTML
9 20 (21.05%) Computer Science
10 18 (18.95%) SQL
11 16 (16.84%) Refactoring
11 16 (16.84%) Mentoring
12 15 (15.79%) AngularJS
12 15 (15.79%) .NET
12 15 (15.79%) Python
13 13 (13.68%) XML
13 13 (13.68%) Degree
14 12 (12.63%) Scrum
14 12 (12.63%) Apple
14 12 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (12.63%) Apple Pay
14 12 (12.63%) Google Pay
15 10 (10.53%) Samsung
15 10 (10.53%) Test Automation
15 10 (10.53%) Samsung Pay
16 9 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
16 9 (9.47%) React
16 9 (9.47%) JSON

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 2 (2.11%) Apache
1 2 (2.11%) Apache Spark
1 2 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (12.63%) Apple Pay
1 12 (12.63%) Google Pay
2 10 (10.53%) Samsung Pay
3 6 (6.32%) SaaS
4 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (3.16%) PaaS
6 2 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.05%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.37%) Blockchain
2 5 (5.26%) Big Data
2 5 (5.26%) MySQL
3 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.11%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.05%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.16%) webpack
3 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.11%) Maven
General
1 4 (4.21%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.11%) Aerospace
2 2 (2.11%) Banking
2 2 (2.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.11%) Retail
3 1 (1.05%) Automotive
3 1 (1.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (57.89%) Developer
2 32 (33.68%) Software Engineer
3 25 (26.32%) Software Developer
4 17 (17.89%) Java Developer
5 16 (16.84%) C++ Software Engineer
6 13 (13.68%) Senior Developer
7 12 (12.63%) C Software Engineer
7 12 (12.63%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 11 (11.58%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (9.47%) Embedded Engineer
10 9 (9.47%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 9 (9.47%) Principal Engineer
10 9 (9.47%) Principal Software Engineer
10 9 (9.47%) Senior Software Developer
11 8 (8.42%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 8 (8.42%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 8 (8.42%) Senior Java Developer
12 7 (7.37%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
12 7 (7.37%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.05%) HTML
2 15 (15.79%) .NET
2 15 (15.79%) AngularJS
3 13 (13.68%) XML
4 9 (9.47%) CSS
4 9 (9.47%) JSON
4 9 (9.47%) React
5 7 (7.37%) RESTful
6 6 (6.32%) Redux
6 6 (6.32%) Spring
6 6 (6.32%) Vue.js
7 4 (4.21%) Node.js
7 4 (4.21%) Web Services
8 3 (3.16%) Ajax
8 3 (3.16%) Flask
8 3 (3.16%) React Native
8 3 (3.16%) Spring MVC
8 3 (3.16%) Swagger
8 3 (3.16%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 3 (3.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.37%) Algorithms
3 7 (7.37%) Fintech
4 6 (6.32%) Chip and PIN
4 6 (6.32%) Contactless
4 6 (6.32%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (6.32%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.32%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (6.32%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (6.32%) Smartcard
4 6 (6.32%) User Experience
5 5 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (4.21%) Tandem
7 3 (3.16%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (3.16%) Mobile Wallet
7 3 (3.16%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.11%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.11%) Linux
2 8 (8.42%) Android
3 6 (6.32%) Windows
4 3 (3.16%) Unix
5 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.05%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (24.21%) OO
3 16 (16.84%) Mentoring
3 16 (16.84%) Refactoring
4 12 (12.63%) Scrum
5 10 (10.53%) Test Automation
6 9 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (8.42%) Artificial Intelligence
7 8 (8.42%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (8.42%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (8.42%) Kanban
8 7 (7.37%) Analytics
8 7 (7.37%) Mathematics
8 7 (7.37%) SDLC
9 6 (6.32%) Front End Development
9 6 (6.32%) TDD
9 6 (6.32%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.26%) Deep Learning
10 5 (5.26%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 40 (42.11%) Java
2 35 (36.84%) C++
3 33 (34.74%) JavaScript
4 29 (30.53%) C#
5 26 (27.37%) C
6 18 (18.95%) SQL
7 15 (15.79%) Python
8 9 (9.47%) Embedded C
9 4 (4.21%) Java 8
9 4 (4.21%) Scala
9 4 (4.21%) TypeScript
10 3 (3.16%) Embedded C++
10 3 (3.16%) R
11 2 (2.11%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.11%) Ruby
12 1 (1.05%) COBOL
12 1 (1.05%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (13.68%) Degree
2 3 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.16%) PhD
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) Apple
2 10 (10.53%) Samsung
3 8 (8.42%) Google
4 4 (4.21%) Oracle
5 3 (3.16%) Microsoft