Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Artificial Intelligence (AI)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 49 64 40
Rank change year-on-year +15 -24 +23
Permanent jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 2 6 40
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.63% 1.08% 6.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 1.21% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 25
Median annual salary £65,000 £150,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -56.67% +252.94% +66.67%
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% - +8.33%

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 309 495 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 97.17% 89.03% 90.72%
Number of salaries quoted 169 390 337
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,925 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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
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 18 January 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 +19 2 £65,000 -56.67%
Artificial Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) GStreamer
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Deep Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Vision
2 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Micro Frontends
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Linux

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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) GStreamer
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Vision
1 1 (50.00%) Deep Learning
1 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (50.00%) Micro Frontends
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) Reverse Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft