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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 14 28 8
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 3 13 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 6.38% 9.35% 22.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.52% 9.85% 24.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 29
Average salary £42,500 £33,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.92% -15.62%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
46 132 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 97.87% 94.96% 91.33%
Number of salaries quoted 39 60 109
Average salary £42,500 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.34% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) WPF
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) OLAP
3 2 (40.00%) Ant
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) JBoss
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) JMS
3 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (40.00%) IntelliJ
3 2 (40.00%) OLTP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) HTML

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) OLAP
1 2 (40.00%) OLTP
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (40.00%) Redis
1 2 (40.00%) Hazelcast
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Ant
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (40.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (40.00%) JMeter
1 2 (40.00%) NetBeans
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) JBehave
1 2 (40.00%) Mockito
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) Hudson
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (40.00%) Gradle
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) WPF
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) Backbone.js
2 2 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (40.00%) Sass
2 2 (40.00%) LESS
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) EclipseLink
2 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) JMS
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 2 (40.00%) iBATIS
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
Belfast, County Antrim
Kainos Software
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