The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 17 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 22 77 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 15.07% 44.51% 27.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.71% 46.11% 30.93%
Number of salaries quoted 11 63 50
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.36%
Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland 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
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
140 167 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 95.89% 96.53% 88.39%
Number of salaries quoted 53 130 144
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
County Antrim -17 17 £35,000 -12.50% 11
County Londonderry -4 4 - -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 40 (51.28%) .NET
2 36 (46.15%) C#
3 35 (44.87%) SQL
4 27 (34.62%) Degree
5 23 (29.49%) HTML
5 23 (29.49%) JavaScript
6 22 (28.21%) Oracle
7 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET
8 19 (24.36%) PL/SQL
8 19 (24.36%) Computer Science
9 18 (23.08%) Web Development
10 17 (21.79%) jQuery
10 17 (21.79%) SQL Server
10 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
11 14 (17.95%) Oracle Forms
12 13 (16.67%) Java
12 13 (16.67%) Web Services
12 13 (16.67%) XML
12 13 (16.67%) MVC
12 13 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
12 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (15.38%) OO
14 11 (14.10%) Unit Testing
15 10 (12.82%) Windows
15 10 (12.82%) CSS
15 10 (12.82%) Visual Studio
15 10 (12.82%) C++
16 9 (11.54%) JDeveloper
16 9 (11.54%) SharePoint
16 9 (11.54%) Software Engineering

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 9 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.26%) CMS
2 8 (10.26%) Umbraco
2 8 (10.26%) Kentico
3 6 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (6.41%) IIS
5 4 (5.13%) Node.js
5 4 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.28%) Apache
6 1 (1.28%) FileNet
6 1 (1.28%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.28%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (1.28%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.56%) Magento
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.28%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) Network Security
2 2 (2.56%) HTTP
3 1 (1.28%) DNS
3 1 (1.28%) Intranet
3 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.85%) OLAP
4 3 (3.85%) OLTP
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.56%) MySQL
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.28%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (12.82%) Visual Studio
3 9 (11.54%) JDeveloper
4 5 (6.41%) NUnit
4 5 (6.41%) Rational Rose
4 5 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.41%) MSTest
5 1 (1.28%) Mockito
5 1 (1.28%) Qt Creator
5 1 (1.28%) JUnit
5 1 (1.28%) Subversion
5 1 (1.28%) JIRA
General
1 8 (10.26%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Banking
3 4 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) Advertising
5 1 (1.28%) Publishing
5 1 (1.28%) Games
5 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.28%) Law
5 1 (1.28%) Legal
5 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (51.28%) .NET
2 23 (29.49%) HTML
3 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET
4 17 (21.79%) jQuery
5 13 (16.67%) Web Services
5 13 (16.67%) XML
6 10 (12.82%) CSS
7 8 (10.26%) Oracle ADF
7 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (10.26%) .NET Framework
7 8 (10.26%) WCF
7 8 (10.26%) JSON
8 7 (8.97%) CSS3
8 7 (8.97%) WPF
8 7 (8.97%) HTML5
9 5 (6.41%) Ajax
9 5 (6.41%) XSLT
9 5 (6.41%) COM+
10 4 (5.13%) Spring
10 4 (5.13%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.36%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.56%) User Experience
4 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.28%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Replication
5 1 (1.28%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.28%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.28%) Derivative
5 1 (1.28%) Statistics
5 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Windows
2 5 (6.41%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.85%) Linux
4 2 (2.56%) Android
4 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.08%) Web Development
2 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.67%) MVC
3 12 (15.38%) OO
4 11 (14.10%) Unit Testing
5 9 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 8 (10.26%) SOA
7 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.41%) UML
9 5 (6.41%) OOP
9 5 (6.41%) Integration Testing
9 5 (6.41%) Use Case
10 4 (5.13%) Line Management
10 4 (5.13%) Workflow
10 4 (5.13%) Validation
11 3 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (3.85%) OOD
11 3 (3.85%) TDD
11 3 (3.85%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 36 (46.15%) C#
2 35 (44.87%) SQL
3 23 (29.49%) JavaScript
4 19 (24.36%) PL/SQL
5 13 (16.67%) Java
6 10 (12.82%) C++
7 7 (8.97%) PHP
8 6 (7.69%) VB.NET
9 5 (6.41%) C
10 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
10 4 (5.13%) Python
11 2 (2.56%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.28%) Jython
12 1 (1.28%) Ruby
12 1 (1.28%) Groovy
12 1 (1.28%) Tcl
12 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.28%) ABAP
12 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (34.62%) Degree
2 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.41%) MCAD
3 5 (6.41%) MCSD
4 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.85%) HNC
5 3 (3.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (28.21%) Oracle
2 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.26%) EPiServer
4 5 (6.41%) Northgate
5 4 (5.13%) Google
6 1 (1.28%) Murex
6 1 (1.28%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.28%) Sybase
6 1 (1.28%) SAP
6 1 (1.28%) Cognos
6 1 (1.28%) IBM
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