The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 25 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.93% 0.79% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Programmer
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
105 123 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 97.22% 96.85% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 49 100 182
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Programmer
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer across the Belfast region.

Programmer Salary Trend in Belfast

Programmer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Tcl
1 1 (100.00%) SPSS
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) FileNet
1 1 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) Jython
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) FileNet
1 1 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Tcl
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Jython
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos
1 1 (100.00%) IBM