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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 13 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 10 92 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 13.70% 56.44% 23.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.70% 58.97% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9 65 31
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +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
73 156 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 100.00% 95.71% 84.16%
Number of salaries quoted 49 107 97
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (71.43%) C#
1 20 (71.43%) .NET
2 13 (46.43%) WPF
3 12 (42.86%) WCF
3 12 (42.86%) HTML
4 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
4 11 (39.29%) CSS
5 10 (35.71%) SQL
6 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
6 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
7 8 (28.57%) MVC
7 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
7 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 7 (25.00%) Oracle
9 6 (21.43%) PL/SQL
9 6 (21.43%) Java
9 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 6 (21.43%) WF
10 5 (17.86%) Degree
10 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
10 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
10 5 (17.86%) Web Services
10 5 (17.86%) Mobile App
11 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
11 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
11 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
11 4 (14.29%) VB.NET

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.57%) Kentico
2 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.57%) Drupal
2 1 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) OLTP
3 2 (7.14%) OLAP
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.57%) Informix
4 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 2 (7.14%) Subversion
1 2 (7.14%) NUnit
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) PVCS
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (14.29%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.57%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Publishing
3 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) .NET
2 13 (46.43%) WPF
3 12 (42.86%) WCF
3 12 (42.86%) HTML
4 11 (39.29%) CSS
5 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
6 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (21.43%) WF
8 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
8 5 (17.86%) Web Services
9 4 (14.29%) HTML5
10 3 (10.71%) Silverlight
11 2 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (7.14%) CSS3
11 2 (7.14%) ADO.NET
11 2 (7.14%) XML
11 2 (7.14%) jQuery
12 1 (3.57%) EJB 3.0
12 1 (3.57%) JAX-WS
12 1 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Mobile App
2 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Smartphone
3 2 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) MVC
1 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
1 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
3 4 (14.29%) Web Development
3 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.71%) TDD
4 3 (10.71%) OO
4 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) High Availability
5 2 (7.14%) OOD
5 2 (7.14%) SOA
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Workflow
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum
5 2 (7.14%) BDD
5 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.57%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (3.57%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) C#
2 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
3 10 (35.71%) SQL
4 6 (21.43%) PL/SQL
4 6 (21.43%) Java
5 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 2 (7.14%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.57%) Jython
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby
7 1 (3.57%) VB
7 1 (3.57%) Perl
7 1 (3.57%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) Python
7 1 (3.57%) Tcl
7 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) HNC
2 3 (10.71%) HND
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.57%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Cognos
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