Software Engineer Jobs in Northern Ireland

Software Engineer
UK > Northern Ireland

The median Software Engineer salary in Northern Ireland is £90,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 4 March 2024.

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

6 months to
4 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 22 29 62
Rank change year-on-year +7 +33 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 63 91 19
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 10.45% 11.10% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.88% 11.45% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 10
10th Percentile £76,500 £43,750 £36,375
25th Percentile £82,500 £46,563 £45,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +56.52% - +27.78%
75th Percentile £97,500 £65,000 £61,563
90th Percentile - £71,750 £64,125
UK median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% +8.70%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Northern Ireland

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

Permanent vacancies in Northern Ireland with a recognized job title 579 795 654
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 96.95% 90.71%
Number of salaries quoted 278 445 360
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,050 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +17.65% -
75th Percentile £69,313 £62,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £70,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Northern Ireland

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Northern Ireland

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineer in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 4 March 2024.

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 6 months to 4 March 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 +14 58 £85,000 +47.83% 13
County Tyrone - 1 £56,000 -
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 4 March 2024, Software Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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 featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 63 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 42 (66.67%) Actionable Insight
3 38 (60.32%) Python
4 37 (58.73%) React
5 34 (53.97%) Agile
6 32 (50.79%) SC Cleared
6 32 (50.79%) Security Cleared
6 32 (50.79%) Java
7 30 (47.62%) Problem-Solving
8 29 (46.03%) DevOps
8 29 (46.03%) JavaScript
9 22 (34.92%) AWS
10 21 (33.33%) Azure
11 19 (30.16%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (28.57%) GIS
12 18 (28.57%) ESRI
12 18 (28.57%) ArcGIS
12 18 (28.57%) Web Development
12 18 (28.57%) PostGIS
12 18 (28.57%) Leaflet
12 18 (28.57%) GeoServer
12 18 (28.57%) OpenLayers
12 18 (28.57%) QGIS
13 17 (26.98%) .NET Core
13 17 (26.98%) C#
13 17 (26.98%) .NET
14 16 (25.40%) Serverless
14 16 (25.40%) Design Patterns
15 15 (23.81%) Ruby
16 14 (22.22%) CSS

Software Engineer Skill Set
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 18 (28.57%) ArcGIS
1 18 (28.57%) GeoServer
2 6 (9.52%) JBoss
2 6 (9.52%) Red Hat Fuse
Cloud Services
1 22 (34.92%) AWS
2 21 (33.33%) Azure
3 16 (25.40%) Serverless
4 5 (7.94%) SaaS
5 3 (4.76%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 3 (4.76%) Azure Monitor
6 1 (1.59%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (1.59%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.59%) CloudFront
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.16%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (28.57%) GIS
2 18 (28.57%) QGIS
3 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database
3 8 (12.70%) RDBMS
3 8 (12.70%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.59%) Flink
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Git
2 6 (9.52%) IntelliJ
3 3 (4.76%) JDeveloper
4 2 (3.17%) VectorCAST
General
1 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.52%) Police
2 6 (9.52%) Public Sector
3 5 (7.94%) Social Skills
4 3 (4.76%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.17%) Avionics
5 2 (3.17%) Military
5 2 (3.17%) Retail
6 1 (1.59%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (58.73%) React
2 18 (28.57%) Leaflet
2 18 (28.57%) OpenLayers
2 18 (28.57%) PostGIS
3 17 (26.98%) .NET
3 17 (26.98%) .NET Core
4 14 (22.22%) CSS
5 13 (20.63%) Spring
6 12 (19.05%) REST
6 12 (19.05%) SOAP
6 12 (19.05%) Web Services
7 9 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 8 (12.70%) Node.js
9 6 (9.52%) Hibernate
9 6 (9.52%) JPA
9 6 (9.52%) JSON
9 6 (9.52%) XML
9 6 (9.52%) XSD
10 5 (7.94%) Django
10 5 (7.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.17%) Distributed Systems
2 2 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.59%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.59%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Linux
1 4 (6.35%) Ubuntu
2 2 (3.17%) Solaris
2 2 (3.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 42 (66.67%) Actionable Insight
3 34 (53.97%) Agile
4 30 (47.62%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (46.03%) DevOps
6 18 (28.57%) Web Development
7 16 (25.40%) Design Patterns
8 13 (20.63%) Clean Code
8 13 (20.63%) Code Quality
8 13 (20.63%) Containerisation
8 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (20.63%) Microservices
8 13 (20.63%) Unit Testing
9 11 (17.46%) Mentoring
10 9 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
10 9 (14.29%) Customer Experience
10 9 (14.29%) Digital Customer Experience
10 9 (14.29%) Open Source
11 8 (12.70%) Architectural Design
12 6 (9.52%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (60.32%) Python
2 32 (50.79%) Java
3 29 (46.03%) JavaScript
4 17 (26.98%) C#
5 15 (23.81%) Ruby
6 9 (14.29%) Go
7 8 (12.70%) Bash
7 8 (12.70%) Perl
8 3 (4.76%) SQL
9 2 (3.17%) Ada
9 2 (3.17%) Ada 83
9 2 (3.17%) C
9 2 (3.17%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.59%) C++
10 1 (1.59%) Rust
10 1 (1.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (50.79%) SC Cleared
1 32 (50.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.46%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) ESRI
2 9 (14.29%) Guidewire
3 8 (12.70%) Oracle