The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 34 29 20
Rank change year-on-year -5 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.17% 2.33% 7.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 2.40% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 7
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 266 125 107
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 96.03% 96.90% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 228 80 80
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £31,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Northern Ireland

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Northern Ireland

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Northern Ireland

Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 23 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 6 £35,000 - 1
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) LabVIEW
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile First
4 1 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
4 1 (16.67%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) Maven
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis

Software Engineer Skill Set
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 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) LabVIEW
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile First
4 1 (16.67%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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