Period
to 7 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Software Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Delivery over the 6 months to 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Delivery
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 43 78 40
Rank change year-on-year +35 -38 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Delivery 13 1 18
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.19% 0.16% 4.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 0.17% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Median annual salary £32,500 - -
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% +19.05% -4.55%

Software Delivery 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 379 574 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 93.12% 90.11% 92.96%
Number of salaries quoted 163 398 277
Median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +6.41% +4.00%
10th Percentile £28,800 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,808 £62,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

Software Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Delivery in Northern Ireland

Software Delivery
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Software Delivery in Northern Ireland

Software Delivery
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 Software Delivery within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 7 July 2020. 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 +36 11 £32,500 - 2
County Londonderry - 2 - -
Software Delivery
UK

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, IT jobs citing Software Delivery 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 Software Delivery.

1 10 (76.92%) JIRA
2 9 (69.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (61.54%) HP
3 8 (61.54%) Performance Testing
3 8 (61.54%) System Testing
3 8 (61.54%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (38.46%) Azure
4 5 (38.46%) GitHub
4 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
4 5 (38.46%) DevOps
4 5 (38.46%) Postman
4 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
4 5 (38.46%) JMeter
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Change Management
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) Selenium
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) OO
6 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
6 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
6 3 (23.08%) Node.js
7 2 (15.38%) REST
7 2 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (15.38%) Open Source
7 2 (15.38%) SaaS

Software Delivery
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 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Azure
1 5 (38.46%) GitHub
2 2 (15.38%) AWS
2 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MariaDB
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) JIRA
2 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 5 (38.46%) JMeter
2 5 (38.46%) Postman
2 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
3 3 (23.08%) Selenium
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Public Sector
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Performance Test Leader
1 5 (38.46%) Test Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Automation Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Automation Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) HTML Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) MySQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior MySQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Node.js
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Commons
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) jQuery
2 2 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (15.38%) React
2 2 (15.38%) REST
2 2 (15.38%) Spring
2 2 (15.38%) Spring Boot
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) iPhone
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Android
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (61.54%) Performance Testing
2 8 (61.54%) System Testing
3 5 (38.46%) DevOps
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (23.08%) OO
5 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
6 2 (15.38%) Android Development
6 2 (15.38%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
6 2 (15.38%) IT Strategy
6 2 (15.38%) Line Management
6 2 (15.38%) Microservices
6 2 (15.38%) Open Source
6 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (15.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle