The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Belfast region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 18 11 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 11 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 8.40% 15.69% 6.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.57% 16.00% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 2
Median salary £34,000 £26,750 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.10% -22.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £24,400 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,200 £35,700
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software 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
115 50 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 87.79% 98.04% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 87 45 48
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Belfast

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Belfast

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 11 (40.74%) Java
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
2 9 (33.33%) CSS
2 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (33.33%) HTML
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
3 7 (25.93%) jQuery
4 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 6 (22.22%) C#
4 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (22.22%) Ajax
5 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
5 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
5 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
5 5 (18.52%) Process Management
5 5 (18.52%) RDBMS
5 5 (18.52%) JBoss
5 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
5 5 (18.52%) Scala
5 5 (18.52%) WCF
5 5 (18.52%) HTML5
6 4 (14.81%) REST
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (14.81%) JSON
6 4 (14.81%) Linux
6 4 (14.81%) XML
6 4 (14.81%) PHP
6 4 (14.81%) SQL
6 4 (14.81%) CMS
6 4 (14.81%) MVC

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (18.52%) JBoss
1 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
1 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
2 4 (14.81%) CMS
3 3 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 5 (18.52%) RDBMS
4 3 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (11.11%) Big Data
4 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 2 (7.41%) MySQL
6 1 (3.70%) OLAP
6 1 (3.70%) OLTP
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
2 9 (33.33%) CSS
2 9 (33.33%) HTML
3 7 (25.93%) jQuery
4 6 (22.22%) Ajax
5 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
5 5 (18.52%) HTML5
5 5 (18.52%) WCF
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (14.81%) JSON
6 4 (14.81%) REST
6 4 (14.81%) XML
7 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 3 (11.11%) Spring
8 2 (7.41%) WinForms
8 2 (7.41%) WPF
9 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET
9 1 (3.70%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Social Media
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) iPhone
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Process Management
2 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.81%) MVC
3 4 (14.81%) Web Development
4 3 (11.11%) Open Source
5 2 (7.41%) OO
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) Content Management
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.70%) ERP
6 1 (3.70%) Kanban
6 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.70%) OOP
6 1 (3.70%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (22.22%) C#
4 5 (18.52%) Scala
5 4 (14.81%) PHP
5 4 (14.81%) SQL
6 3 (11.11%) Python
6 3 (11.11%) VB
7 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.70%) C++
8 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.70%) Perl
8 1 (3.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) EPiServer
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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