The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 12 11 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 32 26 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 11.51% 19.85% 28.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.02% 44.07% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 29 23 25
Median salary £38,500 £33,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -17.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Degree is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 82 59 42
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 29.50% 45.04% 42.42%
Number of salaries quoted 63 37 29
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £64,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing Degree as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Northern Ireland

Degree
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Degree in Northern Ireland

Degree
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -3 22 £38,500 +40.00% 3
County Armagh - 5 £47,500 - 1
County Tyrone - 5 £26,000 -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Degree.

1 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
2 20 (27.03%) Java
3 19 (25.68%) Computer Science
4 17 (22.97%) SQL
5 16 (21.62%) Manufacturing
6 15 (20.27%) Project Management
7 14 (18.92%) Active Directory
7 14 (18.92%) MS Excel
7 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (17.57%) .NET
9 12 (16.22%) C#
9 12 (16.22%) ERP
9 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
10 10 (13.51%) Telecoms
10 10 (13.51%) Internet
10 10 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET
10 10 (13.51%) Windows
10 10 (13.51%) Linux
10 10 (13.51%) Google
10 10 (13.51%) Hyper-V
11 9 (12.16%) Data Protection
11 9 (12.16%) Office 365
11 9 (12.16%) Software Engineering
11 9 (12.16%) TDD
11 9 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
11 9 (12.16%) HND
11 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (12.16%) Information Security

Degree
Top Related 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 6 (8.11%) MS Exchange
1 6 (8.11%) Skype for Business
2 4 (5.41%) NetWeaver
2 4 (5.41%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.35%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.46%) MS Office
3 6 (8.11%) MS Visio
4 5 (6.76%) MS Project
5 2 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Office 365
2 7 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (8.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (5.41%) Google Analytics
5 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.35%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 10 (13.51%) Internet
3 7 (9.46%) Firewall
3 7 (9.46%) VPN
4 6 (8.11%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (8.11%) SAN
4 6 (8.11%) VoIP
5 5 (6.76%) DHCP
5 5 (6.76%) DNS
6 2 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.70%) LAN
6 2 (2.70%) Network Security
6 2 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.70%) MySQL
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.35%) QlikView
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) PVCS
2 3 (4.05%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.35%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.35%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.35%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.35%) JBehave
3 1 (1.35%) JIRA
3 1 (1.35%) NUnit
3 1 (1.35%) Selenium
3 1 (1.35%) TestComplete
General
1 16 (21.62%) Manufacturing
2 10 (13.51%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.46%) Finance
4 6 (8.11%) Front Office
5 5 (6.76%) Back Office
6 3 (4.05%) Banking
7 2 (2.70%) Legal
8 1 (1.35%) Games
8 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (29.73%) Developer
2 11 (14.86%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.51%) Senior Manager
4 9 (12.16%) Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) .NET Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Senior Support Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Administrator
7 6 (8.11%) Architect
7 6 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Linux Support
7 6 (8.11%) Linux Support Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Senior Linux Support
7 6 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.76%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (6.76%) IT Manager
8 5 (6.76%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.57%) .NET
2 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET
3 8 (10.81%) HTML
3 8 (10.81%) jQuery
4 7 (9.46%) CSS
5 5 (6.76%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.41%) Ajax
6 4 (5.41%) EJB
6 4 (5.41%) EJB 3.0
6 4 (5.41%) J2EE
6 4 (5.41%) Java EE 5
6 4 (5.41%) JAX-WS
6 4 (5.41%) JDBC
6 4 (5.41%) JMS
6 4 (5.41%) JSF
6 4 (5.41%) JSP
6 4 (5.41%) Silverlight
6 4 (5.41%) WCF
6 4 (5.41%) Web Services
7 3 (4.05%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.68%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.11%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Linux
1 10 (13.51%) Windows
2 8 (10.81%) Unix
3 6 (8.11%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.27%) Project Management
2 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.22%) ERP
4 10 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (12.16%) Data Protection
5 9 (12.16%) Information Security
5 9 (12.16%) Software Engineering
5 9 (12.16%) TDD
6 8 (10.81%) Change Control
7 7 (9.46%) BDD
7 7 (9.46%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (9.46%) Data Management
8 6 (8.11%) Integration Testing
8 6 (8.11%) Mathematics
8 6 (8.11%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (8.11%) OOD
8 6 (8.11%) SDLC
9 5 (6.76%) Analytics
9 5 (6.76%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.03%) Java
2 17 (22.97%) SQL
3 12 (16.22%) C#
4 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.76%) Python
6 4 (5.41%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.05%) C++
8 1 (1.35%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) HND
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.81%) MCSE
3 7 (9.46%) CCNA
3 7 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.76%) CCNP
4 5 (6.76%) MCITP
4 5 (6.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.05%) CISSP
5 3 (4.05%) MCSA
6 2 (2.70%) CCSA
6 2 (2.70%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.35%) CISA
7 1 (1.35%) CISM
7 1 (1.35%) CRISC
7 1 (1.35%) HNC
7 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.35%) MCP
7 1 (1.35%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) GCP
2 4 (5.41%) ISO 9001
3 3 (4.05%) PMO
4 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.51%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (8.11%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.41%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) EnCase
1 4 (5.41%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (5.41%) RSA enVision
1 4 (5.41%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.51%) Google
3 7 (9.46%) Cisco
3 7 (9.46%) Oracle
3 7 (9.46%) VMware
4 6 (8.11%) CheckPoint
4 6 (8.11%) Citrix
4 6 (8.11%) Palo Alto
5 4 (5.41%) Blue Coat
5 4 (5.41%) FireEye
5 4 (5.41%) Forcepoint
5 4 (5.41%) IBM
5 4 (5.41%) IFS
5 4 (5.41%) Intel Security
5 4 (5.41%) Juniper
5 4 (5.41%) NetWitness
5 4 (5.41%) SAP
5 4 (5.41%) SolarWinds
5 4 (5.41%) Splunk
5 4 (5.41%) Tufin
Antrim
Experian
Posted: 13 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Armagh, County Armagh
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 4 days ago
Northern Ireland
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 16 days ago