The first table below looks at the demand for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 66 83 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 35.29% 28.82% 36.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.67% 32.17% 42.52%
Number of salaries quoted 51 61 50
Average salary £36,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Job Titles Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
180 258 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 96.26% 89.58% 85.81%
Number of salaries quoted 127 154 122
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Developer
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Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Developer
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Developer Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Developer
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Developer
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
County Antrim 0 56 £35,500 -11.25% 6
County Londonderry -1 2 £33,000 -65.26%
County Armagh - 2 £27,500 -
Developer
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Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 72 (46.75%) CSS
2 65 (42.21%) SQL
3 61 (39.61%) HTML
4 57 (37.01%) .NET
5 54 (35.06%) JavaScript
6 53 (34.42%) C#
6 53 (34.42%) SQL Server
7 46 (29.87%) Degree
8 35 (22.73%) Oracle
8 35 (22.73%) Java
9 34 (22.08%) ASP.NET
9 34 (22.08%) Ajax
10 33 (21.43%) HTML5
10 33 (21.43%) OO
10 33 (21.43%) Web Services
11 31 (20.13%) XML
11 31 (20.13%) Visual Studio
11 31 (20.13%) Microsoft
12 30 (19.48%) MVC
13 28 (18.18%) Finance
14 27 (17.53%) SharePoint
14 27 (17.53%) PHP
14 27 (17.53%) CSS3
14 27 (17.53%) Unit Testing
15 24 (15.58%) Web Development
15 24 (15.58%) Team Foundation Server
16 23 (14.94%) jQuery
16 23 (14.94%) WCF
17 22 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 21 (13.64%) Computer Science

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (17.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.60%) Node.js
2 4 (2.60%) Apache
3 3 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.95%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.95%) nginx
4 2 (1.30%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (1.30%) IIS
5 1 (0.65%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (12.99%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (3.25%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.25%) GIMP
3 1 (0.65%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.30%) Magento
2 2 (1.30%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.65%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.60%) 4G
2 3 (1.95%) HTTP
3 1 (0.65%) Firewall
3 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (34.42%) SQL Server
2 22 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (6.49%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.55%) MySQL
5 6 (3.90%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.60%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.95%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 3 (1.95%) Informix
7 3 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.95%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.95%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.95%) HSQLDB
7 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.30%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.30%) OLTP
8 2 (1.30%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 31 (20.13%) Visual Studio
2 24 (15.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (11.69%) Git (software)
3 18 (11.69%) Subversion
4 7 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (3.25%) Firebug
6 3 (1.95%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.65%) NUnit
7 1 (0.65%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.65%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.65%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.65%) Moq
7 1 (0.65%) MSTest
General
1 28 (18.18%) Finance
2 13 (8.44%) Multimedia
3 8 (5.19%) Banking
4 6 (3.90%) Advertising
5 4 (2.60%) Front Office
6 2 (1.30%) Games
6 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.65%) Retail
7 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (46.75%) CSS
2 61 (39.61%) HTML
3 57 (37.01%) .NET
4 34 (22.08%) ASP.NET
4 34 (22.08%) Ajax
5 33 (21.43%) HTML5
5 33 (21.43%) Web Services
6 31 (20.13%) XML
7 27 (17.53%) CSS3
8 23 (14.94%) jQuery
8 23 (14.94%) WCF
9 20 (12.99%) JSON
10 18 (11.69%) Silverlight
11 13 (8.44%) Sass
11 13 (8.44%) LESS
11 13 (8.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (8.44%) .NET Framework
12 11 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 11 (7.14%) LINQ
13 10 (6.49%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 20 (12.99%) Open Source
3 18 (11.69%) GIS
4 14 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.25%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.30%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.30%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.65%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.34%) Linux
2 11 (7.14%) Windows
3 8 (5.19%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.55%) Android
5 3 (1.95%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.43%) OO
2 30 (19.48%) MVC
3 27 (17.53%) Unit Testing
4 24 (15.58%) Web Development
5 20 (12.99%) SOA
6 19 (12.34%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (11.04%) Software Engineering
8 13 (8.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (7.79%) Time Management
10 10 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (3.90%) OOP
13 5 (3.25%) TDD
13 5 (3.25%) OOD
13 5 (3.25%) CRM
13 5 (3.25%) Graceful Degradation
13 5 (3.25%) Progressive Enhancement
13 5 (3.25%) System Testing
14 4 (2.60%) Responsive Web Design
14 4 (2.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (42.21%) SQL
2 54 (35.06%) JavaScript
3 53 (34.42%) C#
4 35 (22.73%) Java
5 27 (17.53%) PHP
6 21 (13.64%) Ruby
7 15 (9.74%) Python
8 10 (6.49%) C++
9 7 (4.55%) PowerHouse
10 6 (3.90%) PL/SQL
11 5 (3.25%) Perl
11 5 (3.25%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.95%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.95%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.95%) PHP5
13 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.65%) VB
13 1 (0.65%) VBA
13 1 (0.65%) C
13 1 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 46 (29.87%) Degree
2 19 (12.34%) Security Cleared
3 18 (11.69%) BC Cleared
3 18 (11.69%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.65%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.30%) QA
1 2 (1.30%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 35 (22.73%) Oracle
2 31 (20.13%) Microsoft
3 18 (11.69%) ESRI
4 7 (4.55%) Google
5 5 (3.25%) IBM
5 5 (3.25%) Adobe
6 3 (1.95%) Facebook
7 2 (1.30%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.65%) Twitter
8 1 (0.65%) Green Hat
8 1 (0.65%) Zend
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
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Posted: 14 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Belfast
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Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago