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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 19 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 16 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 8.84% 6.25% 9.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.76% 6.25% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 10
Median salary £36,250 £28,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.46% -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £24,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,250 £36,500
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
164 96 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 90.61% 100.00% 98.64%
Number of salaries quoted 134 49 83
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £54,500
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 24 July 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Belfast

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (41.67%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) .NET
3 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) HTML
3 7 (29.17%) CSS
3 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
4 6 (25.00%) Ajax
4 6 (25.00%) WCF
4 6 (25.00%) jQuery
5 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
5 5 (20.83%) C#
5 5 (20.83%) Process Management
5 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
5 5 (20.83%) JBoss
5 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
5 5 (20.83%) HTML5
5 5 (20.83%) Scala
6 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (16.67%) MVC
6 4 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) Finance
7 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
8 2 (8.33%) REST
8 2 (8.33%) OO
8 2 (8.33%) PHP
8 2 (8.33%) ADO.NET
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.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 5 (20.83%) JBoss
1 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
1 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) OLAP
3 1 (4.17%) OLTP
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) CSS
2 7 (29.17%) HTML
3 6 (25.00%) Ajax
3 6 (25.00%) jQuery
3 6 (25.00%) WCF
4 5 (20.83%) HTML5
5 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (8.33%) ADO.NET
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (8.33%) JSON
6 2 (8.33%) REST
6 2 (8.33%) Spring
6 2 (8.33%) WPF
7 1 (4.17%) Swing
7 1 (4.17%) Web Services
7 1 (4.17%) WinForms
7 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
1 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Process Management
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) MVC
3 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.33%) OO
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Web Development
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Front End Development
5 1 (4.17%) High Availability
5 1 (4.17%) OOP
5 1 (4.17%) Open Source
5 1 (4.17%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (4.17%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) C#
3 5 (20.83%) Scala
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (8.33%) PHP
6 1 (4.17%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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