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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 9 1
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 39 13 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 36.45% 18.06% 55.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.14% 18.06% 57.40%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 67
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,050 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £39,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
105 72 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 98.13% 100.00% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 73 54 115
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £23,400 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

Developer Salary Histogram in Belfast

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 36 (52.94%) C#
2 35 (51.47%) .NET
3 33 (48.53%) SQL
3 33 (48.53%) SQL Server
4 32 (47.06%) CSS
5 31 (45.59%) HTML
6 27 (39.71%) Java
7 26 (38.24%) ASP.NET
8 23 (33.82%) WCF
9 22 (32.35%) JavaScript
9 22 (32.35%) Microsoft
10 19 (27.94%) HTML5
11 18 (26.47%) Unit Testing
12 16 (23.53%) CSS3
12 16 (23.53%) XML
13 15 (22.06%) Web Services
13 15 (22.06%) .NET Framework
14 14 (20.59%) Configuration Management
15 12 (17.65%) Apache Cordova
16 11 (16.18%) jQuery
16 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (16.18%) BizTalk Server
17 10 (14.71%) MVC
17 10 (14.71%) Spring
17 10 (14.71%) WebSphere
17 10 (14.71%) Relational Database
18 9 (13.24%) WPF
18 9 (13.24%) Hibernate
18 9 (13.24%) Windows
18 9 (13.24%) VB.NET

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (16.18%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (14.71%) WebSphere
3 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
4 6 (8.82%) Tomcat
5 5 (7.35%) JBoss
5 5 (7.35%) NetWeaver
5 5 (7.35%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.94%) IIS
8 1 (1.47%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Firewall
2 1 (1.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (48.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.71%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.29%) MySQL
4 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.41%) OLAP
5 3 (4.41%) OLTP
5 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.94%) Hazelcast
6 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.94%) Redis
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.47%) Big Data
7 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.41%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.41%) Maven
2 3 (4.41%) NetBeans
3 2 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.94%) FitNesse
3 2 (2.94%) Gradle
3 2 (2.94%) Hudson
3 2 (2.94%) JBehave
3 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.94%) JMeter
3 2 (2.94%) LoadUI
3 2 (2.94%) Mockito
3 2 (2.94%) Selenium
3 2 (2.94%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.94%) Subversion
3 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Advertising
2 6 (8.82%) Banking
2 6 (8.82%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (51.47%) .NET
2 32 (47.06%) CSS
3 31 (45.59%) HTML
4 26 (38.24%) ASP.NET
5 23 (33.82%) WCF
6 19 (27.94%) HTML5
7 16 (23.53%) CSS3
7 16 (23.53%) XML
8 15 (22.06%) .NET Framework
8 15 (22.06%) Web Services
9 12 (17.65%) Apache Cordova
10 11 (16.18%) jQuery
11 10 (14.71%) Spring
12 9 (13.24%) Hibernate
12 9 (13.24%) WPF
13 8 (11.76%) JMS
14 7 (10.29%) Ajax
14 7 (10.29%) J2EE
14 7 (10.29%) Java EE
15 6 (8.82%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.82%) Smart Energy
3 4 (5.88%) Social Media
4 3 (4.41%) BBC
4 3 (4.41%) iPad
4 3 (4.41%) iPhone
4 3 (4.41%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.94%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.47%) User Experience
6 1 (1.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) Unix
3 4 (5.88%) Android
3 4 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.88%) Linux
4 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) Unit Testing
2 14 (20.59%) Configuration Management
3 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (14.71%) MVC
5 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 8 (11.76%) TDD
6 7 (10.29%) Asset Management
6 7 (10.29%) BDD
6 7 (10.29%) Multithreading
7 6 (8.82%) EAM
8 5 (7.35%) Data Protection
8 5 (7.35%) Web Development
9 4 (5.88%) Mobile Development
10 3 (4.41%) Android Development
10 3 (4.41%) iOS Development
10 3 (4.41%) Kernel Tuning
10 3 (4.41%) Process Management
10 3 (4.41%) SDLC
10 3 (4.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.94%) C#
2 33 (48.53%) SQL
3 27 (39.71%) Java
4 22 (32.35%) JavaScript
5 9 (13.24%) VB.NET
6 6 (8.82%) PL/SQL
6 6 (8.82%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.88%) C++
7 4 (5.88%) VB
8 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.41%) Korn
8 3 (4.41%) Objective-C
8 3 (4.41%) PHP
8 3 (4.41%) Scala
9 2 (2.94%) Ruby
9 2 (2.94%) VB6
10 1 (1.47%) C
10 1 (1.47%) VBA
10 1 (1.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
1 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.47%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) Oracle
3 6 (8.82%) IBM
4 5 (7.35%) SAP
5 3 (4.41%) Apple
5 3 (4.41%) Facebook
5 3 (4.41%) Google
5 3 (4.41%) Sony
5 3 (4.41%) Sybase
5 3 (4.41%) Yahoo!
6 1 (1.47%) Sencha
6 1 (1.47%) ServiceNow
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