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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 12 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 25 62 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 20.83% 44.60% 26.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.74% 46.27% 31.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12 49 32
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £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
115 134 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 95.83% 96.40% 82.41%
Number of salaries quoted 44 108 87
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 1 October 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Belfast

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 40 (61.54%) SQL
2 29 (44.62%) .NET
3 27 (41.54%) Oracle
4 25 (38.46%) C#
5 22 (33.85%) PL/SQL
6 20 (30.77%) Degree
7 19 (29.23%) Computer Science
8 18 (27.69%) HTML
8 18 (27.69%) ASP.NET
9 17 (26.15%) Oracle Forms
10 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
11 15 (23.08%) SQL Server
11 15 (23.08%) Web Services
11 15 (23.08%) Unit Testing
12 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
12 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (20.00%) MVC
13 13 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
13 13 (20.00%) OO
14 12 (18.46%) Java
14 12 (18.46%) Web Development
15 11 (16.92%) jQuery
15 11 (16.92%) Visual Studio
16 10 (15.38%) XML
16 10 (15.38%) Windows
16 10 (15.38%) SOA
17 9 (13.85%) JDeveloper
17 9 (13.85%) CSS
17 9 (13.85%) C++
17 9 (13.85%) Finance

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (10.77%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.69%) IIS
3 4 (6.15%) Node.js
3 4 (6.15%) Kentico
3 4 (6.15%) Umbraco
3 4 (6.15%) CMS
4 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.54%) FileNet
5 1 (1.54%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.54%) Apache
5 1 (1.54%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) Network Security
2 2 (3.08%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) Intranet
3 1 (1.54%) Internet
3 1 (1.54%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.62%) OLAP
4 3 (4.62%) OLTP
5 2 (3.08%) MySQL
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (26.15%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (16.92%) Visual Studio
3 9 (13.85%) JDeveloper
4 5 (7.69%) NUnit
4 5 (7.69%) Rational Rose
4 5 (7.69%) MSTest
4 5 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.54%) Subversion
5 1 (1.54%) JUnit
5 1 (1.54%) JIRA
5 1 (1.54%) Qt Creator
5 1 (1.54%) Mockito
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Games
5 1 (1.54%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.54%) Law
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (44.62%) .NET
2 18 (27.69%) HTML
2 18 (27.69%) ASP.NET
3 15 (23.08%) Web Services
4 11 (16.92%) jQuery
5 10 (15.38%) XML
6 9 (13.85%) CSS
7 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (12.31%) .NET Framework
7 8 (12.31%) WCF
7 8 (12.31%) Oracle ADF
8 7 (10.77%) WPF
8 7 (10.77%) JSON
9 5 (7.69%) Ajax
9 5 (7.69%) Spring
9 5 (7.69%) COM+
9 5 (7.69%) XSLT
9 5 (7.69%) Silverlight
9 5 (7.69%) HTML5
9 5 (7.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Computer Science
2 9 (13.85%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.08%) Open Source
3 2 (3.08%) User Experience
3 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) GIS
4 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.54%) Statistics
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Replication
4 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Windows
2 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.62%) Linux
4 2 (3.08%) UNIX
5 1 (1.54%) Android
5 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Unit Testing
2 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.00%) MVC
3 13 (20.00%) OO
4 12 (18.46%) Web Development
5 10 (15.38%) SOA
6 8 (12.31%) Software Engineering
7 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.23%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.69%) UML
8 5 (7.69%) OOP
8 5 (7.69%) Integration Testing
8 5 (7.69%) Use Case
9 4 (6.15%) TDD
10 3 (4.62%) Scrum
10 3 (4.62%) Workflow
10 3 (4.62%) Multithreading
10 3 (4.62%) High Availability
11 2 (3.08%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 40 (61.54%) SQL
2 25 (38.46%) C#
3 22 (33.85%) PL/SQL
4 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
5 12 (18.46%) Java
6 9 (13.85%) C++
7 6 (9.23%) VB.NET
8 5 (7.69%) PHP
8 5 (7.69%) C
9 4 (6.15%) Python
9 4 (6.15%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.54%) Ruby
10 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.54%) Jython
10 1 (1.54%) VB
10 1 (1.54%) Tcl
10 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.54%) Groovy
10 1 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (30.77%) Degree
2 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.69%) MCAD
3 5 (7.69%) MCSD
4 3 (4.62%) HNC
4 3 (4.62%) HND
5 2 (3.08%) BC Cleared
5 2 (3.08%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (41.54%) Oracle
2 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.69%) Northgate
4 4 (6.15%) EPiServer
4 4 (6.15%) Google
5 2 (3.08%) ESRI
6 1 (1.54%) Sybase
6 1 (1.54%) IBM
6 1 (1.54%) Cognos
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