Degree Jobs in Northern Ireland

Academic Degree
UK > Northern Ireland

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Degree qualifications. It includes a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months leading up to 24 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
24 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 9 14 6
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 102 129 230
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 14.63% 16.41% 27.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.33% 44.95% 87.79%
Number of salaries quoted 35 30 47
10th Percentile £22,000 £31,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £28,750 £36,250 £35,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% +5.26% +33.80%
75th Percentile £53,625 £63,125 £61,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £82,750 £110,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Northern Ireland

Degree falls under the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications in Northern Ireland.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 225 287 262
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 32.28% 36.51% 30.79%
Number of salaries quoted 79 59 76
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,450 £26,875
25th Percentile £32,996 £36,250 £34,236
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +26.67%
75th Percentile £60,000 £66,438 £61,500
90th Percentile £69,840 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Northern Ireland

Degree
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Degree in Northern Ireland

Degree
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 24 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Degree in Northern Ireland

Degree
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 Degree within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 24 July 2024. 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
Jobs
County Antrim -2 76 £40,000 -20.00% 34
County Armagh - 9 £50,000 -
County Down +2 8 £37,500 - 2
County Londonderry +3 7 - - 1
County Tyrone - 2 £45,000 - 2
Degree
UK

Degree
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (9.80%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Exchange
3 2 (1.96%) Confluence
4 1 (0.98%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 20 (19.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (18.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (9.80%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.98%) CATIA
6 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) SAP MM
1 3 (2.94%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.98%) Q-Pulse
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.67%) AWS
2 13 (12.75%) Azure
3 11 (10.78%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (9.80%) Microsoft 365
4 10 (9.80%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.96%) Miro
5 2 (1.96%) SaaS
6 1 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.98%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.57%) TCP/IP
2 21 (20.59%) HTTP
3 11 (10.78%) MQTT
4 10 (9.80%) FTP
5 6 (5.88%) Wireshark
6 3 (2.94%) Firewall
6 3 (2.94%) Internet
6 3 (2.94%) LAN
6 3 (2.94%) Network Security
6 3 (2.94%) VPN
6 3 (2.94%) WAN
6 3 (2.94%) Wireless
7 1 (0.98%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.78%) NoSQL
2 8 (7.84%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.98%) GIS
4 1 (0.98%) MySQL
4 1 (0.98%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.96%) GitLab
2 2 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 48 (47.06%) Social Skills
2 30 (29.41%) Manufacturing
3 24 (23.53%) Pharmaceutical
4 18 (17.65%) Finance
5 17 (16.67%) Retail
6 15 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (12.75%) Electronics
8 11 (10.78%) Telecoms
9 10 (9.80%) Public Sector
10 8 (7.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 8 (7.84%) Marketing
11 5 (4.90%) Banking
11 5 (4.90%) Wholesale Banking
12 4 (3.92%) Legal
13 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.98%) Local Government
13 1 (0.98%) Organisational Skills
13 1 (0.98%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 20 (19.61%) Senior
2 14 (13.73%) Architect
3 13 (12.75%) Software Engineer
4 11 (10.78%) Software Architect
5 10 (9.80%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) QA Specialist
6 8 (7.84%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 7 (6.86%) Consultant
7 7 (6.86%) Project Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Exchange Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Lead
9 5 (4.90%) Risk Manager
9 5 (4.90%) Trainee
10 4 (3.92%) Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.63%) Node.js
2 16 (15.69%) Web Services
3 13 (12.75%) AngularJS
4 12 (11.76%) Kafka
5 11 (10.78%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (10.78%) RESTful
6 10 (9.80%) COM
6 10 (9.80%) HTML
6 10 (9.80%) HTML5
7 5 (4.90%) FFmpeg
7 5 (4.90%) GStreamer
7 5 (4.90%) OpenCV
7 5 (4.90%) REST
8 2 (1.96%) Express.js
8 2 (1.96%) PySpark
8 2 (1.96%) Spring
9 1 (0.98%) EDI
9 1 (0.98%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.98%) IDoc
9 1 (0.98%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.78%) IoT
1 11 (10.78%) Video\Live Streaming
2 5 (4.90%) Credit Risk
2 5 (4.90%) FMCG
3 4 (3.92%) Onboarding
4 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.98%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.71%) Windows
2 13 (12.75%) Linux
3 11 (10.78%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (2.94%) Mac OS
4 3 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (48.04%) Computer Science
2 38 (37.25%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 22 (21.57%) Analytics
5 19 (18.63%) OO
5 19 (18.63%) OOP
6 18 (17.65%) Process Improvement
6 18 (17.65%) Project Management
7 17 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
8 16 (15.69%) Computer Vision
8 16 (15.69%) Deep Learning
8 16 (15.69%) Threat Analysis
9 14 (13.73%) Coaching
9 14 (13.73%) Cybersecurity
9 14 (13.73%) Data Analytics
10 13 (12.75%) Open Source
11 12 (11.76%) Commercialisation
11 12 (11.76%) Product Management
11 12 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (10.78%) Asynchronous Programming
Programming Languages
1 27 (26.47%) Python
2 16 (15.69%) SQL
3 11 (10.78%) Bash
4 10 (9.80%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.80%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.88%) C
5 6 (5.88%) Perl
6 5 (4.90%) C++
7 4 (3.92%) Bicep
7 4 (3.92%) R
8 3 (2.94%) VBA
9 2 (1.96%) C#
9 2 (1.96%) Java
10 1 (0.98%) ABAP
10 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (21.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 19 (18.63%) Master's Degree
3 16 (15.69%) PhD
4 9 (8.82%) Security Cleared
5 8 (7.84%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.92%) AWS Certification
6 4 (3.92%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
7 1 (0.98%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.98%) MBA
7 1 (0.98%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (38.24%) QA
2 8 (7.84%) GMP
3 6 (5.88%) JTAG
4 2 (1.96%) IFRS
4 2 (1.96%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.98%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (10.78%) Firmware
2 7 (6.86%) Docker
3 3 (2.94%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.92%) Terraform
3 1 (0.98%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (26.47%) Google
2 14 (13.73%) SAP
3 13 (12.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.96%) VMware
5 1 (0.98%) CA
5 1 (0.98%) ESRI
5 1 (0.98%) Minitab
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle
5 1 (0.98%) Solace
5 1 (0.98%) Sybase
5 1 (0.98%) Thales