The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 9 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 30 67 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 23.26% 46.53% 22.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.59% 49.26% 27.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16 52 31
Average salary £32,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
Developer
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
122 136 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 94.57% 94.44% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 47 110 86
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Developer
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Belfast region.

Developer Salary Trend in Belfast

Developer
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Belfast

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 38 (57.58%) SQL
2 31 (46.97%) .NET
3 27 (40.91%) C#
4 26 (39.39%) Oracle
5 21 (31.82%) PL/SQL
5 21 (31.82%) Computer Science
6 20 (30.30%) Degree
7 18 (27.27%) HTML
7 18 (27.27%) ASP.NET
8 16 (24.24%) Oracle Forms
8 16 (24.24%) Web Services
8 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
8 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
9 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (22.73%) OO
9 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
10 14 (21.21%) Unit Testing
11 13 (19.70%) MVC
12 12 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
12 12 (18.18%) Web Development
12 12 (18.18%) Java
13 11 (16.67%) Visual Studio
13 11 (16.67%) Windows
13 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
13 11 (16.67%) jQuery
14 10 (15.15%) SOA
14 10 (15.15%) XML
14 10 (15.15%) C++
15 9 (13.64%) CSS
15 9 (13.64%) JDeveloper

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.61%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.58%) IIS
3 4 (6.06%) CMS
3 4 (6.06%) Umbraco
3 4 (6.06%) Kentico
3 4 (6.06%) Node.js
4 3 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.52%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.52%) Drupal
5 1 (1.52%) Apache
5 1 (1.52%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) Network Security
2 2 (3.03%) HTTP
3 1 (1.52%) DNS
3 1 (1.52%) Intranet
3 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.03%) OLTP
4 2 (3.03%) OLAP
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.03%) MySQL
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 9 (13.64%) JDeveloper
4 5 (7.58%) NUnit
4 5 (7.58%) Rational Rose
4 5 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (7.58%) MSTest
5 1 (1.52%) Mockito
5 1 (1.52%) Qt Creator
5 1 (1.52%) JUnit
5 1 (1.52%) Subversion
5 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Games
5 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.52%) Law
5 1 (1.52%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (46.97%) .NET
2 18 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 18 (27.27%) HTML
3 16 (24.24%) Web Services
4 11 (16.67%) jQuery
5 10 (15.15%) XML
6 9 (13.64%) CSS
7 8 (12.12%) Oracle ADF
7 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (12.12%) .NET Framework
7 8 (12.12%) WCF
8 7 (10.61%) JSON
9 6 (9.09%) WPF
10 5 (7.58%) Silverlight
10 5 (7.58%) HTML5
10 5 (7.58%) Ajax
10 5 (7.58%) Spring
10 5 (7.58%) XSLT
10 5 (7.58%) COM+
10 5 (7.58%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.03%) User Experience
3 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) Open Source
3 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.03%) GIS
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Replication
4 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.52%) Statistics
4 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.55%) Linux
4 2 (3.03%) UNIX
5 1 (1.52%) Android
5 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) OO
1 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.21%) Unit Testing
3 13 (19.70%) MVC
4 12 (18.18%) Web Development
5 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 10 (15.15%) SOA
7 6 (9.09%) Integration Testing
8 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.58%) Use Case
8 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.58%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.58%) UML
8 5 (7.58%) OOP
9 4 (6.06%) TDD
10 3 (4.55%) Scrum
10 3 (4.55%) Refactoring
11 2 (3.03%) High Availability
11 2 (3.03%) Multithreading
11 2 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (57.58%) SQL
2 27 (40.91%) C#
3 21 (31.82%) PL/SQL
4 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
5 12 (18.18%) Java
6 10 (15.15%) C++
7 8 (12.12%) VB.NET
8 5 (7.58%) C
8 5 (7.58%) PHP
9 4 (6.06%) T-SQL
9 4 (6.06%) Python
10 1 (1.52%) Tcl
10 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.52%) Jython
10 1 (1.52%) Ruby
10 1 (1.52%) Groovy
10 1 (1.52%) Scala
10 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (30.30%) Degree
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.58%) MCAD
3 5 (7.58%) MCSD
4 3 (4.55%) HNC
4 3 (4.55%) HND
5 2 (3.03%) BC Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (39.39%) Oracle
2 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.58%) Northgate
4 4 (6.06%) Google
4 4 (6.06%) EPiServer
5 2 (3.03%) ESRI
6 1 (1.52%) Sybase
6 1 (1.52%) Cognos
6 1 (1.52%) IBM
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