Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 21 8
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 81 39 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 21.04% 11.11% 16.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.28% 12.04% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 68 29 40
County Antrim median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +12.78% -14.74%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,625 £58,500 £50,500
Northern Ireland median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% +11.94% -6.94%

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 348 324 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 90.39% 92.31% 92.11%
Number of salaries quoted 246 203 198
County Antrim median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,500 £25,700
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,250
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +14.29%

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 September 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 21 September 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 +17 81 £50,000 +33.33% 28
Software Engineering
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 38 (46.91%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (41.98%) OO
3 33 (40.74%) C++
4 28 (34.57%) Java
5 26 (32.10%) C
6 23 (28.40%) Linux
6 23 (28.40%) Computer Science
7 22 (27.16%) Mentoring
8 21 (25.93%) C#
9 20 (24.69%) HTML
9 20 (24.69%) Refactoring
10 18 (22.22%) Degree
10 18 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 16 (19.75%) XML
12 15 (18.52%) Apple
12 15 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (16.05%) .NET
13 13 (16.05%) JSON
13 13 (16.05%) Samsung
14 12 (14.81%) Blockchain
14 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (14.81%) TDD
14 12 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (13.58%) SQL
15 11 (13.58%) Computer Science Degree
16 9 (11.11%) Contactless
16 9 (11.11%) Coaching
16 9 (11.11%) BDD
16 9 (11.11%) Smartcard
16 9 (11.11%) Android

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.70%) PaaS
3 3 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) Blockchain
2 3 (3.70%) Big Data
3 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.70%) Maven
2 1 (1.23%) JMeter
2 1 (1.23%) Robot Framework
2 1 (1.23%) Selenium
2 1 (1.23%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (9.88%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.47%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.47%) Automotive
3 2 (2.47%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Finance
4 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (50.62%) Developer
2 35 (43.21%) Software Engineer
3 17 (20.99%) C++ Software Engineer
3 17 (20.99%) Java Developer
3 17 (20.99%) Software Developer
4 15 (18.52%) Principal Engineer
4 15 (18.52%) Principal Software Engineer
5 14 (17.28%) Senior Software Engineer
6 13 (16.05%) C Software Engineer
6 13 (16.05%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 12 (14.81%) Senior Developer
8 9 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
8 9 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 8 (9.88%) .NET Developer
9 8 (9.88%) Blockchain Engineer
9 8 (9.88%) Blockchain Software Engineer
9 8 (9.88%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 8 (9.88%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 8 (9.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (9.88%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.69%) HTML
2 16 (19.75%) XML
3 13 (16.05%) .NET
3 13 (16.05%) JSON
4 8 (9.88%) AngularJS
5 7 (8.64%) Spring
6 6 (7.41%) CSS
6 6 (7.41%) Web Services
7 4 (4.94%) RESTful
7 4 (4.94%) Spring MVC
8 3 (3.70%) JDBC
8 3 (3.70%) JMS
8 3 (3.70%) Node.js
8 3 (3.70%) Redux
8 3 (3.70%) Velocity
8 3 (3.70%) XSLT
9 2 (2.47%) Ajax
9 2 (2.47%) jQuery
9 2 (2.47%) JSP
9 2 (2.47%) React
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.40%) Computer Science
2 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.11%) Contactless
3 9 (11.11%) Smartcard
4 7 (8.64%) Algorithms
4 7 (8.64%) Chip and PIN
4 7 (8.64%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (8.64%) Mobile Payment
4 7 (8.64%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (6.17%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (4.94%) N-Tier
7 3 (3.70%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.70%) Mobile Wallet
7 3 (3.70%) Public Cloud
7 3 (3.70%) User Experience
8 1 (1.23%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.23%) Fintech
8 1 (1.23%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.40%) Linux
2 9 (11.11%) Android
3 5 (6.17%) Windows
4 4 (4.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (46.91%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (41.98%) OO
3 22 (27.16%) Mentoring
4 20 (24.69%) Refactoring
5 15 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (14.81%) TDD
7 9 (11.11%) BDD
7 9 (11.11%) Coaching
8 8 (9.88%) Exploratory Testing
8 8 (9.88%) Microservices
8 8 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (9.88%) Scrum
8 8 (9.88%) Software Delivery
8 8 (9.88%) Time Management
9 7 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (7.41%) Artificial Intelligence
10 6 (7.41%) Multithreading
10 6 (7.41%) Test Automation
11 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 33 (40.74%) C++
2 28 (34.57%) Java
3 26 (32.10%) C
4 21 (25.93%) C#
5 18 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 11 (13.58%) SQL
7 8 (9.88%) Embedded C
8 7 (8.64%) Python
9 5 (6.17%) Java 8
10 4 (4.94%) Scala
11 2 (2.47%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.23%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.23%) R
12 1 (1.23%) Ruby
12 1 (1.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (22.22%) Degree
2 11 (13.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.23%) PhD
3 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.23%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Apple
2 13 (16.05%) Samsung
3 6 (7.41%) Google
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft