Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Refactoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Refactoring over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Refactoring
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 58 37
Rank change year-on-year +24 -21 +9
Permanent jobs citing Refactoring 30 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.13% 1.42% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.87% 1.53% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 29 6 8
Northern Ireland median annual salary £44,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.14% -12.50% +14.29%
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -9.09%

Refactoring 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 381 393 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.50% 93.13% 91.12%
Number of salaries quoted 268 258 223
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £23,775 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Refactoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Refactoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Refactoring in Northern Ireland

Refactoring
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Refactoring in Northern Ireland

Refactoring
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Refactoring in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Refactoring in Northern Ireland

Refactoring
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 Refactoring within the Northern Ireland 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
County Antrim +23 30 £44,500 +27.14% 8
Refactoring
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT jobs citing Refactoring 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 Refactoring.

1 22 (73.33%) OO
2 21 (70.00%) HTML
3 20 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 17 (56.67%) C#
5 16 (53.33%) XML
6 15 (50.00%) .NET
7 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
9 9 (30.00%) Smartcard
9 9 (30.00%) Linux
9 9 (30.00%) Apple
9 9 (30.00%) C
9 9 (30.00%) C++
9 9 (30.00%) JSON
9 9 (30.00%) Android
9 9 (30.00%) Contactless
9 9 (30.00%) Samsung
10 7 (23.33%) Scrum
10 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
10 7 (23.33%) SQL
10 7 (23.33%) CSS
10 7 (23.33%) Chip and PIN
10 7 (23.33%) Kanban
10 7 (23.33%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (20.00%) jQuery
11 6 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (20.00%) MVC
12 5 (16.67%) Java
13 4 (13.33%) Microservices

Refactoring
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:

Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) .NET Developer
3 10 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 8 (26.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 8 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 8 (26.67%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (20.00%) C++ Developer
6 5 (16.67%) Principal .NET Developer
6 5 (16.67%) Principal Developer
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Principal Engineer
7 4 (13.33%) Principal Software Engineer
7 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
8 3 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
8 3 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (10.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 3 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (70.00%) HTML
2 16 (53.33%) XML
3 15 (50.00%) .NET
4 9 (30.00%) JSON
5 7 (23.33%) CSS
6 6 (20.00%) jQuery
7 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (13.33%) WCF
7 4 (13.33%) XSL
8 3 (10.00%) Web Services
8 3 (10.00%) XSLT
9 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 2 (6.67%) JSP
9 2 (6.67%) Laravel
9 2 (6.67%) REST
9 2 (6.67%) RESTful
9 2 (6.67%) Symfony
9 2 (6.67%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Contactless
1 9 (30.00%) Smartcard
2 7 (23.33%) Chip and PIN
2 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (23.33%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (10.00%) User Experience
6 2 (6.67%) Cloud Native
6 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
7 1 (3.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Android
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) OO
2 20 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) Kanban
4 7 (23.33%) Scrum
5 6 (20.00%) MVC
5 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (13.33%) Microservices
7 2 (6.67%) BDD
7 2 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.67%) OOD
7 2 (6.67%) Pair Programming
7 2 (6.67%) Software Deployment
7 2 (6.67%) TDD
7 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) C#
2 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (30.00%) C
3 9 (30.00%) C++
4 7 (23.33%) SQL
5 5 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (6.67%) Go
6 2 (6.67%) PHP
6 2 (6.67%) Python
7 1 (3.33%) Java 8
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Apple
1 9 (30.00%) Samsung
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle