The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 County Antrim region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 26 22 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 14 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 8.00% 7.60% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.14% 9.35% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 5
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £32,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,000 £32,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
172 139 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 98.29% 81.29% 84.10%
Number of salaries quoted 110 95 86
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
Northern Ireland

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
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram 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 22 July 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 -3 14 £32,500 -18.75%
Software Developer
Northern Ireland

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 19 (86.36%) .NET
2 16 (72.73%) C#
3 12 (54.55%) Software Engineering
4 11 (50.00%) SQL
4 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
6 9 (40.91%) VB.NET
6 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
7 8 (36.36%) Web Services
7 8 (36.36%) C++
7 8 (36.36%) OO
7 8 (36.36%) MVC
7 8 (36.36%) Degree
8 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
8 7 (31.82%) WCF
8 7 (31.82%) Windows
9 6 (27.27%) XML
9 6 (27.27%) Oracle
10 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
10 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
10 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
10 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
10 5 (22.73%) jQuery
11 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
11 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
11 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (18.18%) Use Case

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (18.18%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Informix
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (18.18%) MSTest
2 4 (18.18%) NUnit
2 4 (18.18%) Rational Rose
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) Qt Creator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 8 (36.36%) Web Services
4 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
4 7 (31.82%) WCF
5 6 (27.27%) XML
6 5 (22.73%) jQuery
7 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (18.18%) Ajax
7 4 (18.18%) JSON
7 4 (18.18%) XSLT
7 4 (18.18%) COM+
7 4 (18.18%) HTML
8 3 (13.64%) WPF
8 3 (13.64%) Silverlight
9 1 (4.55%) CSS
9 1 (4.55%) SOAP
9 1 (4.55%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 8 (36.36%) OO
2 8 (36.36%) MVC
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Use Case
4 4 (18.18%) Web Development
4 4 (18.18%) SOA
4 4 (18.18%) UML
4 4 (18.18%) OOP
5 3 (13.64%) Refactoring
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.55%) Kanban
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) VB.NET
4 8 (36.36%) C++
5 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 4 (18.18%) Java
6 4 (18.18%) C
7 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (18.18%) MCAD
2 4 (18.18%) MCSD
3 3 (13.64%) HNC
3 3 (13.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 4 (18.18%) Northgate
4 2 (9.09%) IBM