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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 7 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 16 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 15.53% 4.79% 6.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.16% 4.90% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 9
Median salary £45,000 £29,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
99 143 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 96.12% 97.95% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 74 69 87
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,250 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 May 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Belfast

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 10 (43.48%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) CSS
3 6 (26.09%) jQuery
3 6 (26.09%) Ajax
3 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
3 6 (26.09%) WCF
4 5 (21.74%) Scala
4 5 (21.74%) HTML5
4 5 (21.74%) JBoss
4 5 (21.74%) Process Management
4 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
4 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
5 4 (17.39%) MVC
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.04%) Multithreading
6 3 (13.04%) C#
6 3 (13.04%) Finance
7 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
7 2 (8.70%) Swing
7 2 (8.70%) Banking
7 2 (8.70%) ADO.NET

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 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
2 5 (21.74%) JBoss
2 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) NetWeaver
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
2 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
1 7 (30.43%) CSS
1 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 6 (26.09%) Ajax
2 6 (26.09%) jQuery
2 6 (26.09%) WCF
3 5 (21.74%) HTML5
4 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (8.70%) ADO.NET
5 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
5 2 (8.70%) Spring
5 2 (8.70%) Swing
5 2 (8.70%) Web Services
5 2 (8.70%) WPF
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.35%) J2EE
6 1 (4.35%) JSON
6 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.35%) Smart Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Process Management
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
2 4 (17.39%) MVC
3 3 (13.04%) Multithreading
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.35%) API Development
5 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) EAM
5 1 (4.35%) Front End Development
5 1 (4.35%) OO
5 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) Scala
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) IBM
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) SAP
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago