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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 10 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 34 45 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 20.99% 28.48% 34.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.52% 29.80% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 29 34 76
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -8.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
158 151 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 97.53% 95.57% 86.03%
Number of salaries quoted 85 99 144
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £58,000
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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 -9 26 £38,000 +12.59% 17
County Armagh 0 1 £35,000 +27.27%
County Tyrone - 1 - -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 30 (49.18%) JavaScript
1 30 (49.18%) SQL
2 29 (47.54%) HTML
3 28 (45.90%) CSS
4 24 (39.34%) Unit Testing
5 23 (37.70%) Java
5 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (34.43%) Oracle
6 21 (34.43%) Computer Science
7 19 (31.15%) HTML5
7 19 (31.15%) Software Engineering
8 18 (29.51%) Degree
8 18 (29.51%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (27.87%) C#
10 15 (24.59%) .NET
11 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
12 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
12 13 (21.31%) TDD
13 12 (19.67%) MVC
13 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET
13 12 (19.67%) OO
14 11 (18.03%) Linux
14 11 (18.03%) Configuration Management
14 11 (18.03%) System Testing
14 11 (18.03%) CSS3
14 11 (18.03%) Relational Database
15 10 (16.39%) Python
15 10 (16.39%) PL/SQL
15 10 (16.39%) C++
15 10 (16.39%) Web Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (14.75%) SharePoint
2 8 (13.11%) WebSphere
3 7 (11.48%) WebLogic
4 6 (9.84%) Node.js
5 4 (6.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (4.92%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.64%) CMS
7 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.64%) Kentico
7 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.64%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) Network Security
2 1 (1.64%) Intranet
2 1 (1.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.03%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (6.56%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.92%) Informix
5 3 (4.92%) MySQL
6 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.64%) OLTP
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.64%) DB2
7 1 (1.64%) OLAP
7 1 (1.64%) SQLite
7 1 (1.64%) QlikView
7 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) JDeveloper
2 7 (11.48%) Subversion
3 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (9.84%) NUnit
4 4 (6.56%) JUnit
5 3 (4.92%) PVCS
5 3 (4.92%) TestNG
6 1 (1.64%) Xcode
6 1 (1.64%) Maven
6 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.64%) Ant
6 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.64%) Mocha
6 1 (1.64%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Billing
4 1 (1.64%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (47.54%) HTML
2 28 (45.90%) CSS
3 19 (31.15%) HTML5
4 15 (24.59%) .NET
5 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET
6 11 (18.03%) CSS3
7 10 (16.39%) Web Services
8 9 (14.75%) .NET Framework
9 8 (13.11%) jQuery
9 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (11.48%) JDBC
10 7 (11.48%) Entity Framework
11 6 (9.84%) J2EE
12 5 (8.20%) JSP
12 5 (8.20%) Servlets
12 5 (8.20%) AngularJS
13 4 (6.56%) WPF
13 4 (6.56%) Hibernate
13 4 (6.56%) Spring
14 3 (4.92%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (34.43%) Computer Science
2 9 (14.75%) Open Source
3 5 (8.20%) Visualisation
3 5 (8.20%) iPhone
3 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.56%) Social Media
4 4 (6.56%) iPad
4 4 (6.56%) Smartphone
4 4 (6.56%) BBC
5 3 (4.92%) GIS
5 3 (4.92%) User Experience
6 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Linux
2 7 (11.48%) UNIX
3 5 (8.20%) Android
4 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.28%) Windows
6 1 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) Unit Testing
2 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (31.15%) Software Engineering
4 18 (29.51%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (21.31%) TDD
6 12 (19.67%) MVC
6 12 (19.67%) OO
7 11 (18.03%) Configuration Management
7 11 (18.03%) System Testing
8 8 (13.11%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (11.48%) Project Management
9 7 (11.48%) OOP
10 6 (9.84%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (9.84%) BDD
10 6 (9.84%) Software Architecture
10 6 (9.84%) Scrum
10 6 (9.84%) Web Development
11 4 (6.56%) iOS Development
11 4 (6.56%) Multithreading
11 4 (6.56%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 30 (49.18%) JavaScript
1 30 (49.18%) SQL
2 23 (37.70%) Java
3 17 (27.87%) C#
4 10 (16.39%) Python
4 10 (16.39%) PL/SQL
4 10 (16.39%) C++
5 6 (9.84%) C
6 4 (6.56%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.92%) PHP
8 2 (3.28%) Perl
8 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.28%) Ruby
9 1 (1.64%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) HNC
2 1 (1.64%) HND
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) Oracle
2 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.56%) SAP
3 4 (6.56%) Apple
3 4 (6.56%) IBM
4 3 (4.92%) Sony
4 3 (4.92%) Yahoo!
4 3 (4.92%) Google
4 3 (4.92%) Facebook
5 1 (1.64%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.64%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.64%) Sencha
5 1 (1.64%) Tableau
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