The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Northern Ireland region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 10 1
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 31 34 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 26.50% 20.99% 28.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.43% 21.38% 29.61%
Number of salaries quoted 28 29 34
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £29,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £49,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
113 159 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 96.58% 98.15% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 82 86 99
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 25 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +10 29 £37,500 -1.31% 7
County Londonderry - 1 £33,500 -
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 46 (63.89%) HTML
1 46 (63.89%) CSS
2 38 (52.78%) .NET
3 33 (45.83%) C#
4 32 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 31 (43.06%) JavaScript
5 31 (43.06%) HTML5
6 28 (38.89%) ASP.NET
6 28 (38.89%) Unit Testing
7 26 (36.11%) WCF
8 25 (34.72%) Java
9 24 (33.33%) SQL
10 21 (29.17%) CSS3
11 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
12 17 (23.61%) .NET Framework
13 16 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
14 15 (20.83%) XML
14 15 (20.83%) jQuery
14 15 (20.83%) Apache Cordova
14 15 (20.83%) Relational Database
15 14 (19.44%) Ajax
16 13 (18.06%) Degree
16 13 (18.06%) Linux
17 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
18 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
18 11 (15.28%) OO
18 11 (15.28%) MVC
18 11 (15.28%) Software Engineering
19 10 (13.89%) WebSphere
20 9 (12.50%) Ruby

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (13.89%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.94%) JBoss
5 3 (4.17%) NetWeaver
5 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.39%) CMS
6 1 (1.39%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.39%) Sitefinity
6 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.83%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.72%) MySQL
4 6 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.39%) Maven
1 1 (1.39%) NetBeans
1 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Advertising
3 2 (2.78%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.78%) Retail
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (63.89%) CSS
1 46 (63.89%) HTML
2 38 (52.78%) .NET
3 31 (43.06%) HTML5
4 28 (38.89%) ASP.NET
5 26 (36.11%) WCF
6 21 (29.17%) CSS3
7 17 (23.61%) .NET Framework
8 15 (20.83%) Apache Cordova
8 15 (20.83%) jQuery
8 15 (20.83%) XML
9 14 (19.44%) Ajax
10 7 (9.72%) JSON
10 7 (9.72%) Web Services
11 5 (6.94%) REST
11 5 (6.94%) WPF
12 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (5.56%) Spring
12 4 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (4.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.56%) User Experience
3 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.78%) W3C
5 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.39%) Smart Energy
5 1 (1.39%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) Linux
2 2 (2.78%) Windows
3 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.89%) Unit Testing
2 11 (15.28%) MVC
2 11 (15.28%) OO
2 11 (15.28%) Software Engineering
3 9 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (11.11%) OOD
5 7 (9.72%) System Testing
5 7 (9.72%) Web Development
6 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.94%) Process Management
8 4 (5.56%) Web Design
9 3 (4.17%) Multithreading
10 2 (2.78%) Asset Management
10 2 (2.78%) Coaching
10 2 (2.78%) Graceful Degradation
10 2 (2.78%) Information Architecture
10 2 (2.78%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.78%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (2.78%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.83%) C#
2 31 (43.06%) JavaScript
3 25 (34.72%) Java
4 24 (33.33%) SQL
5 9 (12.50%) Ruby
6 8 (11.11%) C++
7 7 (9.72%) Perl
7 7 (9.72%) Python
8 6 (8.33%) PHP
9 5 (6.94%) Scala
10 4 (5.56%) VB.NET
11 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
11 3 (4.17%) VB
12 1 (1.39%) C
12 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.39%) VB6
12 1 (1.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (18.06%) Degree
2 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.94%) IBM
3 3 (4.17%) SAP
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (1.39%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.39%) ServiceNow
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