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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 4 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 31 24 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 22.79% 19.20% 25.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.03% 19.35% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 30
Median salary £40,000 £41,250 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +35.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,750
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
129 124 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 94.85% 99.20% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 109 61 93
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +22.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £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 28 June 2016.

Developer Salary Histogram in Belfast

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 36 (53.73%) HTML
1 36 (53.73%) CSS
2 35 (52.24%) .NET
3 33 (49.25%) C#
4 31 (46.27%) HTML5
5 30 (44.78%) SQL Server
6 26 (38.81%) WCF
7 25 (37.31%) ASP.NET
8 21 (31.34%) Unit Testing
8 21 (31.34%) CSS3
9 20 (29.85%) Java
9 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
10 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
11 17 (25.37%) .NET Framework
12 16 (23.88%) BizTalk Server
13 15 (22.39%) Apache Cordova
14 14 (20.90%) SQL
15 13 (19.40%) XML
15 13 (19.40%) jQuery
15 13 (19.40%) Ajax
16 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
17 11 (16.42%) WebSphere
17 11 (16.42%) SC Cleared
18 9 (13.43%) MVC
18 9 (13.43%) Relational Database
19 8 (11.94%) Web Services
20 7 (10.45%) Tomcat
20 7 (10.45%) RDBMS
20 7 (10.45%) MySQL
20 7 (10.45%) JSON

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 16 (23.88%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (16.42%) WebSphere
3 7 (10.45%) Tomcat
4 6 (8.96%) JBoss
5 3 (4.48%) NetWeaver
5 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.49%) CMS
7 1 (1.49%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.49%) Sitefinity
7 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (44.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.43%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.45%) MySQL
3 7 (10.45%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.49%) Maven
1 1 (1.49%) NetBeans
1 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Advertising
2 2 (2.99%) Banking
2 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
2 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.99%) Retail
2 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (53.73%) CSS
1 36 (53.73%) HTML
2 35 (52.24%) .NET
3 31 (46.27%) HTML5
4 26 (38.81%) WCF
5 25 (37.31%) ASP.NET
6 21 (31.34%) CSS3
7 17 (25.37%) .NET Framework
8 15 (22.39%) Apache Cordova
9 13 (19.40%) Ajax
9 13 (19.40%) jQuery
9 13 (19.40%) XML
10 8 (11.94%) Web Services
11 7 (10.45%) JSON
12 5 (7.46%) JMS
12 5 (7.46%) REST
13 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (5.97%) EJB
13 4 (5.97%) JDBC
13 4 (5.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (5.97%) User Experience
2 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.99%) W3C
3 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Linux
2 4 (5.97%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.49%) Android
3 1 (1.49%) Unix
3 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.34%) Unit Testing
2 9 (13.43%) MVC
3 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (8.96%) Process Management
3 6 (8.96%) Web Development
4 4 (5.97%) Configuration Management
4 4 (5.97%) iOS Development
4 4 (5.97%) OO
4 4 (5.97%) Web Design
5 3 (4.48%) Multithreading
6 2 (2.99%) Coaching
6 2 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (2.99%) Graceful Degradation
6 2 (2.99%) Information Architecture
6 2 (2.99%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.99%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (2.99%) SOA
6 2 (2.99%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Content Management
7 1 (1.49%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 33 (49.25%) C#
2 20 (29.85%) Java
2 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
3 14 (20.90%) SQL
4 6 (8.96%) PHP
4 6 (8.96%) Scala
5 3 (4.48%) Ruby
5 3 (4.48%) VB
5 3 (4.48%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.49%) Perl
7 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.49%) Python
7 1 (1.49%) VB6
7 1 (1.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.42%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.97%) Degree
4 3 (4.48%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.46%) IBM
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) SAP
4 1 (1.49%) Apple
4 1 (1.49%) EPiServer
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