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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 18 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 17 71 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 14.66% 49.65% 29.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.45% 51.82% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 59 48
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.36%
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
110 137 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 94.83% 95.80% 87.71%
Number of salaries quoted 44 112 125
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
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 20 October 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Belfast

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 20 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 34 (58.62%) SQL
2 26 (44.83%) .NET
3 23 (39.66%) C#
4 22 (37.93%) Oracle
5 20 (34.48%) Degree
6 19 (32.76%) PL/SQL
6 19 (32.76%) Computer Science
7 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
7 16 (27.59%) HTML
7 16 (27.59%) ASP.NET
8 14 (24.14%) Oracle Forms
9 13 (22.41%) MVC
9 13 (22.41%) Oracle EBS
9 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (20.69%) Web Development
10 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
10 12 (20.69%) Web Services
10 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
11 11 (18.97%) Java
11 11 (18.97%) OO
11 11 (18.97%) jQuery
12 10 (17.24%) Unit Testing
12 10 (17.24%) Windows
13 9 (15.52%) JDeveloper
13 9 (15.52%) C++
13 9 (15.52%) Visual Studio
14 8 (13.79%) XML
14 8 (13.79%) SOA
14 8 (13.79%) Finance
14 8 (13.79%) Oracle ADF

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 5 (8.62%) IIS
1 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.90%) CMS
2 4 (6.90%) Umbraco
2 4 (6.90%) Kentico
2 4 (6.90%) Node.js
3 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.72%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.72%) Drupal
4 1 (1.72%) FileNet
4 1 (1.72%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) Network Security
2 2 (3.45%) HTTP
3 1 (1.72%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) Intranet
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.17%) OLAP
3 3 (5.17%) OLTP
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.45%) MySQL
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (15.52%) Visual Studio
2 9 (15.52%) JDeveloper
3 5 (8.62%) NUnit
3 5 (8.62%) Rational Rose
3 5 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.62%) MSTest
4 1 (1.72%) Mockito
4 1 (1.72%) Qt Creator
4 1 (1.72%) JUnit
4 1 (1.72%) Subversion
4 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 4 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.72%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.72%) Law
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
4 1 (1.72%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (44.83%) .NET
2 16 (27.59%) HTML
2 16 (27.59%) ASP.NET
3 12 (20.69%) Web Services
4 11 (18.97%) jQuery
5 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (13.79%) .NET Framework
5 8 (13.79%) WCF
5 8 (13.79%) XML
5 8 (13.79%) Oracle ADF
6 7 (12.07%) CSS
6 7 (12.07%) WPF
6 7 (12.07%) JSON
7 5 (8.62%) HTML5
7 5 (8.62%) Ajax
7 5 (8.62%) COM+
7 5 (8.62%) XSLT
7 5 (8.62%) CSS3
8 4 (6.90%) Backbone.js
8 4 (6.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.45%) User Experience
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Replication
4 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.72%) Statistics
4 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Windows
2 5 (8.62%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.17%) Linux
4 2 (3.45%) UNIX
5 1 (1.72%) Android
5 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) MVC
1 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.69%) Web Development
3 11 (18.97%) OO
4 10 (17.24%) Unit Testing
5 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
5 8 (13.79%) SOA
6 6 (10.34%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.62%) Use Case
7 5 (8.62%) Integration Testing
7 5 (8.62%) UML
7 5 (8.62%) OOP
8 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.17%) Workflow
8 3 (5.17%) TDD
8 3 (5.17%) High Availability
8 3 (5.17%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.45%) Scrum
9 2 (3.45%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 34 (58.62%) SQL
2 23 (39.66%) C#
3 19 (32.76%) PL/SQL
4 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
5 11 (18.97%) Java
6 9 (15.52%) C++
7 6 (10.34%) VB.NET
8 5 (8.62%) C
8 5 (8.62%) PHP
9 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
9 4 (6.90%) Python
10 1 (1.72%) Tcl
10 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.72%) Jython
10 1 (1.72%) Ruby
10 1 (1.72%) Groovy
10 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) Degree
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.62%) MCAD
3 5 (8.62%) MCSD
4 3 (5.17%) HNC
4 3 (5.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (37.93%) Oracle
2 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.62%) Northgate
4 4 (6.90%) Google
4 4 (6.90%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.72%) Sybase
5 1 (1.72%) Cognos
5 1 (1.72%) IBM
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago