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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 4 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 42 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 18.18% 6.67% -
As % of the Job Titles category 18.58% 6.86% -
Number of salaries quoted 42 7 0
Median salary £34,500 £36,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
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
226 102 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 97.84% 97.14% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 200 70 51
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £33,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 February 2017.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Belfast

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 31 (62.00%) .NET
2 23 (46.00%) ASP.NET
3 20 (40.00%) XML
4 19 (38.00%) C#
5 16 (32.00%) Software Engineering
5 16 (32.00%) Java
6 13 (26.00%) VB.NET
7 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (22.00%) HTML
9 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 10 (20.00%) Web Development
10 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
10 8 (16.00%) CSS
10 8 (16.00%) VB
10 8 (16.00%) PHP
10 8 (16.00%) Oracle
10 8 (16.00%) E-Commerce
10 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (16.00%) jQuery
11 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
11 7 (14.00%) Linux
11 7 (14.00%) SQL
11 7 (14.00%) Visual Studio
11 7 (14.00%) MVC
11 7 (14.00%) Spring
12 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (12.00%) WinForms
12 6 (12.00%) Hibernate
12 6 (12.00%) C++
12 6 (12.00%) Hadoop

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 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (12.00%) Big Data
2 6 (12.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (12.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (2.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (62.00%) .NET
2 23 (46.00%) ASP.NET
3 20 (40.00%) XML
4 11 (22.00%) HTML
5 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
5 8 (16.00%) CSS
5 8 (16.00%) jQuery
6 7 (14.00%) Spring
7 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (12.00%) Hibernate
7 6 (12.00%) JSON
7 6 (12.00%) REST
7 6 (12.00%) WinForms
8 5 (10.00%) Web Services
9 4 (8.00%) SOAP
10 3 (6.00%) HTML5
10 3 (6.00%) WCF
10 3 (6.00%) XSLT
11 2 (4.00%) Silverlight
11 2 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.00%) User Experience
3 3 (6.00%) Social Media
4 1 (2.00%) iPhone
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (20.00%) Web Development
3 8 (16.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (14.00%) MVC
5 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.00%) Kanban
6 5 (10.00%) Scrum
6 5 (10.00%) SDLC
7 4 (8.00%) OO
7 4 (8.00%) OOP
8 3 (6.00%) Cyber Intelligence
8 3 (6.00%) Open Source
8 3 (6.00%) TDD
9 2 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.00%) iOS Development
9 2 (4.00%) Mobile Development
9 2 (4.00%) Programmatic Advertising
9 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.00%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (2.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) C#
2 16 (32.00%) Java
3 13 (26.00%) VB.NET
4 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (16.00%) PHP
5 8 (16.00%) VB
6 7 (14.00%) SQL
7 6 (12.00%) C++
8 4 (8.00%) Objective-C
9 3 (6.00%) Python
10 1 (2.00%) Perl
10 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
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