The first table below looks at the demand for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 22 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 7 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 5.04% 1.09% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.22% 1.22% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 5
Average salary £35,000 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 - £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,600 - £41,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
134 245 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 96.40% 89.09% 83.00%
Number of salaries quoted 92 148 95
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Developer
County Antrim

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 11 (78.57%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) .NET
3 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
4 6 (42.86%) Java
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
5 5 (35.71%) IBM
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) C++
6 4 (28.57%) OO
7 3 (21.43%) Informix
7 3 (21.43%) Web Services
7 3 (21.43%) XML
7 3 (21.43%) CSS
7 3 (21.43%) HTML
7 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
7 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
7 3 (21.43%) WCF
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (21.43%) jQuery
7 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
7 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
8 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Informix
2 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) XML
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) WCF
2 3 (21.43%) jQuery
3 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) C++
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
5 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 2 (14.29%) PHP
6 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) IBM
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago