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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 6 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 22 41 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 26.19% 26.97% 43.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.51% 27.89% 51.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 50
Average salary £38,500 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.22% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,150 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
83 147 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 98.81% 96.71% 82.91%
Number of salaries quoted 46 79 93
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Belfast

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 23 (52.27%) HTML
2 23 (52.27%) Java
3 22 (50.00%) CSS
4 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (38.64%) SQL
6 16 (36.36%) Unit Testing
7 15 (34.09%) C#
8 14 (31.82%) HTML5
9 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (27.27%) Degree
10 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
11 11 (25.00%) MVC
11 11 (25.00%) .NET
11 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 10 (22.73%) Linux
12 10 (22.73%) Oracle
12 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
12 10 (22.73%) Android
12 10 (22.73%) iPhone
13 9 (20.45%) Social Media
13 9 (20.45%) iPad
13 9 (20.45%) Apple iOS
13 9 (20.45%) iOS Development
13 9 (20.45%) SDLC
13 9 (20.45%) Finance
13 9 (20.45%) BBC
13 9 (20.45%) Objective-C
13 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
13 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
1 7 (15.91%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.36%) Node.js
2 5 (11.36%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.55%) NetWeaver
5 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) SMS
1 1 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.55%) Informix
4 2 (4.55%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.27%) OLTP
5 1 (2.27%) DB2
5 1 (2.27%) OLAP
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Subversion
2 5 (11.36%) NUnit
2 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.09%) JUnit
4 3 (6.82%) TestNG
5 2 (4.55%) Valgrind
5 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.55%) PVCS
5 2 (4.55%) Ant
6 1 (2.27%) Maven
6 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.27%) Xcode
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (52.27%) HTML
2 22 (50.00%) CSS
3 14 (31.82%) HTML5
4 11 (25.00%) .NET
5 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
6 8 (18.18%) Web Services
7 7 (15.91%) .NET Framework
8 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (13.64%) CSS3
8 6 (13.64%) JDBC
8 6 (13.64%) Entity Framework
9 5 (11.36%) JSP
9 5 (11.36%) Servlets
10 4 (9.09%) J2EE
10 4 (9.09%) XML
10 4 (9.09%) Hibernate
10 4 (9.09%) Spring
11 3 (6.82%) jQuery
11 3 (6.82%) XHTML
12 2 (4.55%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
1 10 (22.73%) iPhone
2 9 (20.45%) BBC
2 9 (20.45%) Social Media
2 9 (20.45%) iPad
3 8 (18.18%) Smartphone
4 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.82%) User Experience
6 2 (4.55%) N-Tier
6 2 (4.55%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Linux
1 10 (22.73%) Android
2 9 (20.45%) Apple iOS
3 8 (18.18%) UNIX
4 3 (6.82%) Solaris
5 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 11 (25.00%) MVC
6 9 (20.45%) OO
6 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
6 9 (20.45%) iOS Development
6 9 (20.45%) SDLC
7 8 (18.18%) Mobile Development
7 8 (18.18%) Android Development
8 6 (13.64%) OOP
8 6 (13.64%) TDD
8 6 (13.64%) Multithreading
9 5 (11.36%) System Testing
9 5 (11.36%) Open Source
9 5 (11.36%) BDD
9 5 (11.36%) Project Management
9 5 (11.36%) Scrum
9 5 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 23 (52.27%) Java
3 17 (38.64%) SQL
4 15 (34.09%) C#
5 9 (20.45%) Objective-C
6 6 (13.64%) C++
6 6 (13.64%) PL/SQL
7 4 (9.09%) C
7 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 4 (9.09%) Python
8 3 (6.82%) PHP
9 2 (4.55%) VB
10 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.27%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.27%) VB6
10 1 (2.27%) Ruby
10 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.73%) Oracle
3 9 (20.45%) Apple
4 8 (18.18%) Sony
4 8 (18.18%) Yahoo!
4 8 (18.18%) Google
4 8 (18.18%) Facebook
5 3 (6.82%) IBM
6 2 (4.55%) SAP
6 2 (4.55%) Coverity
7 1 (2.27%) Sencha
7 1 (2.27%) Tableau
7 1 (2.27%) Ab Initio
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