The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 20 14 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 1 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.33% 11.81% 4.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 12.32% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 9
Average salary - £32,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.73%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Senior 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
72 138 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 96.00% 95.83% 89.16%
Number of salaries quoted 54 97 119
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,700 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Belfast

Senior Developer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) WCF
2 6 (85.71%) WPF
2 6 (85.71%) WF
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
3 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Sass
3 1 (14.29%) Graceful Degradation
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) XHTML
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) BBC
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) WCF
2 6 (85.71%) WPF
2 6 (85.71%) WF
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
3 1 (14.29%) Sass
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XHTML
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) Graceful Degradation
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) C#
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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