The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 18 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 6.00% 4.83% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.19% 5.04% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 0
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Software Developer
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the County Antrim 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
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97 139 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 97.00% 95.86% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 51 108 185
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Software Developer
Salary Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the County Antrim region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in County Antrim

Software Developer
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +13 6 £37,500 +7.14%
Software Developer
Northern Ireland

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 13 (92.86%) C#
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (50.00%) WCF
3 7 (50.00%) WPF
4 6 (42.86%) C++
4 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 6 (42.86%) CSS
4 6 (42.86%) OO
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) MVC
4 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 6 (42.86%) WF
5 5 (35.71%) C
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 5 (35.71%) IIS
5 5 (35.71%) COM+
5 5 (35.71%) Web Services
5 5 (35.71%) XML
5 5 (35.71%) XSLT
5 5 (35.71%) MCAD
5 5 (35.71%) MCSD
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) UML
5 5 (35.71%) OOP

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 5 (35.71%) Rational Rose
2 5 (35.71%) NUnit
2 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (35.71%) MSTest
3 1 (7.14%) Qt Creator
General
1 1 (7.14%) Law
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) WCF
3 7 (50.00%) WPF
4 6 (42.86%) WF
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 6 (42.86%) CSS
5 5 (35.71%) Web Services
5 5 (35.71%) XML
5 5 (35.71%) XSLT
5 5 (35.71%) Ajax
5 5 (35.71%) JSON
5 5 (35.71%) COM+
5 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
6 1 (7.14%) Qt
6 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
1 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) OO
2 6 (42.86%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) SOA
3 5 (35.71%) UML
3 5 (35.71%) OOP
3 5 (35.71%) Web Development
3 5 (35.71%) Use Case
3 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) E-Discovery
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Software Licensing
4 1 (7.14%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) C++
5 5 (35.71%) C
6 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 1 (7.14%) VB
7 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
7 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) MCAD
1 5 (35.71%) MCSD
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) HNC
3 1 (7.14%) HND
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Northgate
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle