The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Belfast region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 7 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 31 22 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 17.51% 26.19% 26.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.25% 26.19% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 29 20 30
Median salary £35,000 £38,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £25,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £36,150
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
161 84 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 90.96% 100.00% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 130 46 81
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 29 July 2016.

Developer Salary Histogram in Belfast

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 30 (48.39%) HTML
2 29 (46.77%) .NET
2 29 (46.77%) CSS
3 27 (43.55%) C#
3 27 (43.55%) HTML5
4 21 (33.87%) SQL Server
5 20 (32.26%) Java
5 20 (32.26%) WCF
6 19 (30.65%) JavaScript
6 19 (30.65%) ASP.NET
7 16 (25.81%) jQuery
8 14 (22.58%) SQL
8 14 (22.58%) Unit Testing
8 14 (22.58%) CSS3
9 13 (20.97%) Ajax
10 12 (19.35%) .NET Framework
11 11 (17.74%) XML
11 11 (17.74%) Apache Cordova
12 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
12 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
13 9 (14.52%) JSON
13 9 (14.52%) WebSphere
13 9 (14.52%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
13 9 (14.52%) Relational Database
14 8 (12.90%) Web Services
14 8 (12.90%) PHP
14 8 (12.90%) MySQL
15 7 (11.29%) Web Development
15 7 (11.29%) MVC

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (14.52%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (14.52%) WebSphere
2 7 (11.29%) Tomcat
3 6 (9.68%) JBoss
4 2 (3.23%) CMS
4 2 (3.23%) NetWeaver
4 2 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.61%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.61%) Sitefinity
5 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.87%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.52%) Relational Database
3 8 (12.90%) MySQL
4 7 (11.29%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.61%) Big Data
6 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.61%) OLAP
6 1 (1.61%) OLTP
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Eclipse
1 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.61%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.61%) Maven
2 1 (1.61%) NetBeans
2 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Billing
3 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (48.39%) HTML
2 29 (46.77%) .NET
2 29 (46.77%) CSS
3 27 (43.55%) HTML5
4 20 (32.26%) WCF
5 19 (30.65%) ASP.NET
6 16 (25.81%) jQuery
7 14 (22.58%) CSS3
8 13 (20.97%) Ajax
9 12 (19.35%) .NET Framework
10 11 (17.74%) Apache Cordova
10 11 (17.74%) XML
11 9 (14.52%) JSON
12 8 (12.90%) Web Services
13 7 (11.29%) REST
14 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (6.45%) Hibernate
14 4 (6.45%) JMS
14 4 (6.45%) Spring
15 3 (4.84%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.06%) User Experience
3 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.23%) Social Media
4 2 (3.23%) W3C
5 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Linux
2 5 (8.06%) Windows
3 4 (6.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.61%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Unit Testing
2 7 (11.29%) MVC
2 7 (11.29%) Web Development
3 6 (9.68%) Process Management
4 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.06%) OO
5 4 (6.45%) iOS Development
5 4 (6.45%) OOP
5 4 (6.45%) SOA
6 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.84%) Multithreading
6 3 (4.84%) Open Source
6 3 (4.84%) Web Design
7 2 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.23%) Front End Development
7 2 (3.23%) Graceful Degradation
7 2 (3.23%) Information Architecture
7 2 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (3.23%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.23%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 27 (43.55%) C#
2 20 (32.26%) Java
3 19 (30.65%) JavaScript
4 14 (22.58%) SQL
5 8 (12.90%) PHP
6 6 (9.68%) Scala
7 3 (4.84%) Ruby
7 3 (4.84%) VB
8 2 (3.23%) Python
9 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.61%) Perl
9 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
1 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) Degree
3 2 (3.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle
3 3 (4.84%) IBM
4 2 (3.23%) SAP
5 1 (1.61%) Apple
5 1 (1.61%) EPiServer
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