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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 5 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 43 70 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 28.29% 44.59% 25.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.66% 50.72% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31 52 37
Average salary £30,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -
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
145 138 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 95.39% 87.90% 80.28%
Number of salaries quoted 73 107 83
Average salary £31,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Belfast

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 43 (56.58%) SQL
2 40 (52.63%) .NET
3 35 (46.05%) C#
4 32 (42.11%) Oracle
5 23 (30.26%) SQL Server
5 23 (30.26%) HTML
5 23 (30.26%) Computer Science
6 22 (28.95%) ASP.NET
7 21 (27.63%) PL/SQL
7 21 (27.63%) Degree
8 20 (26.32%) Web Services
8 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
9 19 (25.00%) OO
9 19 (25.00%) Unit Testing
10 18 (23.68%) MVC
11 17 (22.37%) Oracle Forms
11 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
12 16 (21.05%) Visual Studio
13 15 (19.74%) XML
14 14 (18.42%) CSS
14 14 (18.42%) SharePoint
14 14 (18.42%) SOA
15 12 (15.79%) Windows
15 12 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
15 12 (15.79%) Software Engineering
15 12 (15.79%) Web Development
16 11 (14.47%) WCF
16 11 (14.47%) Finance
16 11 (14.47%) Java
16 11 (14.47%) jQuery

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 14 (18.42%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.58%) IIS
3 4 (5.26%) Umbraco
3 4 (5.26%) CMS
3 4 (5.26%) Node.js
3 4 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (5.26%) Kentico
4 1 (1.32%) Drupal
4 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) Network Security
2 1 (1.32%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) Intranet
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.26%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 4 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.95%) OLTP
5 3 (3.95%) OLAP
6 2 (2.63%) MySQL
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (22.37%) Oracle Forms
2 16 (21.05%) Visual Studio
3 9 (11.84%) JDeveloper
4 5 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.58%) MSTest
4 5 (6.58%) NUnit
4 5 (6.58%) Rational Rose
5 1 (1.32%) Qt Creator
5 1 (1.32%) Mockito
5 1 (1.32%) Subversion
5 1 (1.32%) JIRA
5 1 (1.32%) JUnit
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Games
5 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Publishing
5 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (52.63%) .NET
2 23 (30.26%) HTML
3 22 (28.95%) ASP.NET
4 20 (26.32%) Web Services
5 15 (19.74%) XML
6 14 (18.42%) CSS
7 11 (14.47%) WCF
7 11 (14.47%) jQuery
8 9 (11.84%) WPF
8 9 (11.84%) Silverlight
9 8 (10.53%) .NET Framework
9 8 (10.53%) Oracle ADF
9 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (9.21%) JSON
11 5 (6.58%) HTML5
11 5 (6.58%) CSS3
11 5 (6.58%) Spring
11 5 (6.58%) Ajax
11 5 (6.58%) ADO.NET
11 5 (6.58%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 23 (30.26%) Computer Science
2 11 (14.47%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (9.21%) Open Source
4 6 (7.89%) GIS
5 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.32%) Replication
6 1 (1.32%) Statistics
6 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) Windows
2 5 (6.58%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.95%) Linux
4 2 (2.63%) UNIX
5 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) OO
1 19 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 18 (23.68%) MVC
3 14 (18.42%) SOA
4 12 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 12 (15.79%) Web Development
5 8 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.89%) Configuration Management
6 6 (7.89%) Integration Testing
6 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.58%) Use Case
7 5 (6.58%) UML
7 5 (6.58%) OOP
8 4 (5.26%) TDD
9 3 (3.95%) High Availability
9 3 (3.95%) Scrum
9 3 (3.95%) Workflow
9 3 (3.95%) Multithreading
9 3 (3.95%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 43 (56.58%) SQL
2 35 (46.05%) C#
3 21 (27.63%) PL/SQL
4 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
5 11 (14.47%) Java
6 10 (13.16%) C++
7 8 (10.53%) VB.NET
8 6 (7.89%) PHP
9 5 (6.58%) C
10 4 (5.26%) Python
11 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.32%) Groovy
12 1 (1.32%) Scala
12 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.32%) PHP5
12 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (27.63%) Degree
2 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.89%) BC Cleared
3 6 (7.89%) CTC Cleared
3 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.58%) MCAD
4 5 (6.58%) MCSD
5 3 (3.95%) HNC
5 3 (3.95%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (42.11%) Oracle
2 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.89%) ESRI
4 5 (6.58%) Northgate
5 4 (5.26%) Google
5 4 (5.26%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.32%) Facebook
6 1 (1.32%) Twitter
6 1 (1.32%) Zend
6 1 (1.32%) IBM
6 1 (1.32%) Sybase
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