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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 15 93 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 27.27% 58.49% 18.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.27% 60.78% 21.79%
Number of salaries quoted 12 65 21
Average salary £30,000 £38,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £29,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £49,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
55 153 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 100.00% 96.23% 84.83%
Number of salaries quoted 45 98 95
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% -3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Belfast

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 17 (65.38%) C#
2 15 (57.69%) .NET
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
4 11 (42.31%) HTML
4 11 (42.31%) CSS
4 11 (42.31%) WCF
4 11 (42.31%) WPF
5 10 (38.46%) Oracle
6 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
7 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
7 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
7 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
8 6 (23.08%) WF
8 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 6 (23.08%) Degree
8 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (23.08%) MVC
8 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
8 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
8 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
8 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
9 5 (19.23%) HTML5
9 5 (19.23%) Web Services
9 5 (19.23%) Java
10 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
10 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
11 3 (11.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) NetWeaver
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.85%) Kentico
3 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.85%) FileNet
3 1 (3.85%) CMS
3 1 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SMS
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.69%) Informix
5 1 (3.85%) OLTP
5 1 (3.85%) DB2
5 1 (3.85%) OLAP
5 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) NUnit
1 3 (11.54%) Subversion
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) PVCS
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) .NET
2 11 (42.31%) CSS
2 11 (42.31%) WCF
2 11 (42.31%) WPF
2 11 (42.31%) HTML
3 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
4 6 (23.08%) WF
4 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (19.23%) HTML5
5 5 (19.23%) Web Services
6 3 (11.54%) Silverlight
6 3 (11.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (7.69%) JAX-WS
7 2 (7.69%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (7.69%) CSS3
7 2 (7.69%) JMS
7 2 (7.69%) JDBC
7 2 (7.69%) EJB
8 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Open Source
4 1 (3.85%) Social Media
4 1 (3.85%) iPhone
4 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) BBC
4 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
2 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 6 (23.08%) MVC
4 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) Scrum
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) TDD
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) BDD
6 2 (7.69%) Change Control
6 2 (7.69%) OO
6 2 (7.69%) Web Development
7 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.85%) Web Design
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.85%) Workflow
7 1 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.85%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) C#
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
4 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
5 5 (19.23%) Java
6 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
6 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
7 2 (7.69%) Python
7 2 (7.69%) Ruby
7 2 (7.69%) Perl
7 2 (7.69%) C++
8 1 (3.85%) Tcl
8 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.85%) Jython
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) HNC
2 3 (11.54%) HND
3 1 (3.85%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) IBM
4 2 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Cognos
5 1 (3.85%) Apple
5 1 (3.85%) Ab Initio
5 1 (3.85%) EPiServer
5 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
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