Period
to 16 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Artificial Intelligence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Artificial Intelligence over the 6 months to 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Artificial Intelligence (AI)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 41 -
Rank change year-on-year +22 - +52
Permanent jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 103 8 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 13.94% 2.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.43% 2.66% -
Number of salaries quoted 74 3 0
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £55,000 -
Median % change year-on-year +36.36% - -
UK median annual salary £67,500 £61,750 £62,500
% change year-on-year +9.31% -1.20% +4.17%

Artificial Intelligence 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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 714 301 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 96.62% 96.17% 90.04%
Number of salaries quoted 410 120 337
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £24,450
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,625 £63,875 £72,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Artificial Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Artificial Intelligence as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Artificial Intelligence in Northern Ireland

Artificial Intelligence
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Artificial Intelligence in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Artificial Intelligence in Northern Ireland

Artificial Intelligence
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Artificial Intelligence in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 16 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Artificial Intelligence in Northern Ireland

Artificial Intelligence
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Artificial Intelligence within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 16 October 2021. 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
County Antrim +26 99 £75,000 +36.36% 3
County Londonderry - 4 £70,000 -
Artificial Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 2021, IT jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Artificial Intelligence.

1 79 (76.70%) Python
1 79 (76.70%) AWS
2 71 (68.93%) Deep Learning
2 71 (68.93%) Computer Vision
3 67 (65.05%) Machine Learning
4 59 (57.28%) Microservices
5 52 (50.49%) SaaS
6 51 (49.51%) Cloud Computing
7 49 (47.57%) Big Data
8 48 (46.60%) Analytical Skills
8 48 (46.60%) Tandem
8 48 (46.60%) Edge Computing
9 46 (44.66%) QA
10 45 (43.69%) NoSQL
11 44 (42.72%) Docker
12 43 (41.75%) Scrum
13 41 (39.81%) Analytics
14 36 (34.95%) Jenkins
14 36 (34.95%) Amazon RDS
14 36 (34.95%) CloudFront
14 36 (34.95%) Amazon S3
14 36 (34.95%) AWS CloudFormation
14 36 (34.95%) AWS Lambda
14 36 (34.95%) Serverless
14 36 (34.95%) Infrastructure as Code
15 35 (33.98%) Computer Science
16 34 (33.01%) SQL
17 33 (32.04%) AngularJS
18 32 (31.07%) Software Engineering
19 30 (29.13%) Agile Software Development

Artificial Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 12 (11.65%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.88%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.97%) CMS
3 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 79 (76.70%) AWS
2 52 (50.49%) SaaS
3 51 (49.51%) Cloud Computing
4 36 (34.95%) Amazon S3
4 36 (34.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 36 (34.95%) AWS Lambda
4 36 (34.95%) CloudFront
4 36 (34.95%) Serverless
5 26 (25.24%) Azure
6 17 (16.50%) Amazon ECS
7 6 (5.83%) PaaS
8 1 (0.97%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.97%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.50%) SSL
2 5 (4.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (47.57%) Big Data
2 45 (43.69%) NoSQL
3 36 (34.95%) Amazon RDS
4 20 (19.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 20 (19.42%) MySQL
5 19 (18.45%) Amazon Aurora
5 19 (18.45%) MongoDB
6 12 (11.65%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (34.95%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.97%) Cypress.io
2 1 (0.97%) Selenium
General
1 48 (46.60%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.91%) Back Office
2 3 (2.91%) Banking
3 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (23.30%) Software Engineer
2 23 (22.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 23 (22.33%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 19 (18.45%) Python Engineer
4 17 (16.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (16.50%) Senior DevOps
4 17 (16.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 15 (14.56%) Principal Cloud Engineer
5 15 (14.56%) Principal Engineer
5 15 (14.56%) Principal Software Engineer
6 12 (11.65%) Big Data Engineer
6 12 (11.65%) Data Engineer
7 11 (10.68%) Developer
7 11 (10.68%) Project Manager
8 8 (7.77%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Python Developer
10 4 (3.88%) Scrum Master
10 4 (3.88%) Technical Manager
10 4 (3.88%) Technical Project Manager
10 4 (3.88%) Video Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (32.04%) AngularJS
2 19 (18.45%) Django
2 19 (18.45%) Flask
2 19 (18.45%) Swagger
2 19 (18.45%) Web Services
3 15 (14.56%) RESTful
4 12 (11.65%) Kafka
5 5 (4.85%) React
6 1 (0.97%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 48 (46.60%) Tandem
2 24 (23.30%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (11.65%) Smart City
4 9 (8.74%) Cloud Native
5 4 (3.88%) iPhone
5 4 (3.88%) Photography
5 4 (3.88%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.88%) Social Media
6 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.94%) User Experience
8 1 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (68.93%) Computer Vision
1 71 (68.93%) Deep Learning
2 67 (65.05%) Machine Learning
3 59 (57.28%) Microservices
4 48 (46.60%) Edge Computing
5 43 (41.75%) Scrum
6 41 (39.81%) Analytics
7 36 (34.95%) Infrastructure as Code
8 35 (33.98%) Computer Science
9 32 (31.07%) Software Engineering
10 30 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (25.24%) Data Analytics
11 26 (25.24%) Test Automation
12 24 (23.30%) Collaborative Working
12 24 (23.30%) Software Testing
13 23 (22.33%) Cybersecurity
13 23 (22.33%) Threat Analysis
14 20 (19.42%) Mentoring
15 17 (16.50%) DevOps
16 15 (14.56%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 79 (76.70%) Python
2 34 (33.01%) SQL
3 23 (22.33%) C++
4 22 (21.36%) JavaScript
5 13 (12.62%) Java
6 12 (11.65%) C
6 12 (11.65%) Perl
7 3 (2.91%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (22.33%) PhD
2 12 (11.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (44.66%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 44 (42.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (26.21%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 23 (22.33%) Google
2 4 (3.88%) Apple
3 3 (2.91%) Cisco