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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 25 4 23
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 7 32 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 6.09% 23.70% 8.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.36% 24.81% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 26 15
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
110 129 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 95.65% 95.56% 89.27%
Number of salaries quoted 46 106 166
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,450
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 30 October 2014, 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 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 15 (75.00%) .NET
2 14 (70.00%) C#
2 14 (70.00%) HTML
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 9 (45.00%) CSS
5 8 (40.00%) Web Services
5 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (40.00%) MVC
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (40.00%) WCF
5 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (35.00%) C++
6 7 (35.00%) XML
6 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 7 (35.00%) OO
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle
7 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (30.00%) JSON
7 6 (30.00%) jQuery
7 6 (30.00%) WPF
7 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (25.00%) MSTest
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (25.00%) Use Case

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 5 (25.00%) IIS
2 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (20.00%) Node.js
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) OLAP
3 2 (10.00%) OLTP
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (25.00%) Rational Rose
1 5 (25.00%) NUnit
1 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (25.00%) MSTest
2 1 (5.00%) Mockito
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) .NET
2 14 (70.00%) HTML
3 9 (45.00%) CSS
4 8 (40.00%) Web Services
4 8 (40.00%) WCF
5 7 (35.00%) XML
5 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (30.00%) JSON
6 6 (30.00%) WPF
6 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (30.00%) jQuery
7 5 (25.00%) Ajax
7 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (25.00%) XSLT
7 5 (25.00%) COM+
8 4 (20.00%) HTML5
8 4 (20.00%) CSS3
8 4 (20.00%) Backbone.js
8 4 (20.00%) WF
9 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) MVC
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (35.00%) OO
3 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (25.00%) Web Development
4 5 (25.00%) Use Case
4 5 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 5 (25.00%) UML
4 5 (25.00%) OOP
4 5 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (10.00%) High Availability
6 1 (5.00%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (70.00%) C#
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) C++
5 5 (25.00%) C
6 4 (20.00%) PHP
6 4 (20.00%) Python
7 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (5.00%) Ruby
8 1 (5.00%) Groovy
8 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) MCAD
1 5 (25.00%) MCSD
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 5 (25.00%) Northgate
4 4 (20.00%) Google
5 1 (5.00%) Sybase
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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