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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 5 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 26 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 14.53% 7.14% 7.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.12% 7.23% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 26 6 6
Median salary £34,000 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.22% -5.33%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
172 83 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 96.09% 98.81% 98.78%
Number of salaries quoted 139 58 49
Median salary £40,000 £65,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +73.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £33,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Belfast

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 25 (65.79%) .NET
2 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET
3 17 (44.74%) C#
4 14 (36.84%) XML
5 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
5 11 (28.95%) Java
6 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 8 (21.05%) VB
7 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
7 8 (21.05%) SQL
7 8 (21.05%) Web Development
8 7 (18.42%) VB.NET
8 7 (18.42%) HTML
8 7 (18.42%) WinForms
9 6 (15.79%) Spring
9 6 (15.79%) PHP
9 6 (15.79%) CSS
9 6 (15.79%) Linux
9 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
9 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
9 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (13.16%) Big Data
10 5 (13.16%) REST
10 5 (13.16%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (13.16%) User Experience
10 5 (13.16%) JSON
10 5 (13.16%) Hadoop
10 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
10 5 (13.16%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (13.16%) Microsoft

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 (13.16%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (10.53%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (13.16%) Big Data
2 5 (13.16%) Hadoop
2 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
1 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
1 1 (2.63%) Marketing
1 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (65.79%) .NET
2 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET
3 14 (36.84%) XML
4 7 (18.42%) HTML
4 7 (18.42%) WinForms
5 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
5 6 (15.79%) CSS
5 6 (15.79%) Spring
6 5 (13.16%) Hibernate
6 5 (13.16%) JSON
6 5 (13.16%) REST
7 4 (10.53%) jQuery
8 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.26%) Silverlight
8 2 (5.26%) Web Services
8 2 (5.26%) WPF
9 1 (2.63%) Node.js
9 1 (2.63%) RESTful
9 1 (2.63%) SOAP
9 1 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) User Experience
3 4 (10.53%) Social Media
4 1 (2.63%) iPhone
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
2 8 (21.05%) Web Development
3 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 4 (10.53%) Open Source
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) MVC
5 3 (7.89%) OO
5 3 (7.89%) OOP
5 3 (7.89%) SDLC
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.26%) iOS Development
6 2 (5.26%) Kanban
6 2 (5.26%) Mobile Development
6 2 (5.26%) Scrum
6 2 (5.26%) Supply Chain Management
7 1 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.63%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (2.63%) MVVM
7 1 (2.63%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) C#
2 11 (28.95%) Java
3 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.05%) SQL
3 8 (21.05%) VB
4 7 (18.42%) VB.NET
5 6 (15.79%) PHP
6 4 (10.53%) Python
7 2 (5.26%) C++
7 2 (5.26%) Objective-C
7 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.63%) Perl
8 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) EPiServer
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