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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 15 9 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 1 28 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.82% 17.61% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 18.30% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 1
Average salary - £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
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
55 153 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 100.00% 96.23% 84.83%
Number of salaries quoted 45 98 95
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% -3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £47,750
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 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) WCF
1 7 (87.50%) WPF
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) WF
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Sass
3 1 (12.50%) Graceful Degradation
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) XHTML

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) OLAP
1 1 (12.50%) OLTP
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) WCF
1 7 (87.50%) WPF
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) WF
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
3 1 (12.50%) Sass
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) XHTML
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) BBC
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (12.50%) Graceful Degradation
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast
BBC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago