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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 14 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 12 76 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 10.26% 44.97% 28.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.62% 46.63% 31.71%
Number of salaries quoted 10 61 78
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
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
113 163 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 96.58% 96.45% 89.86%
Number of salaries quoted 58 126 217
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 24 December 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 -14 9 £37,500 +4.16% 4
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 30 (63.83%) .NET
2 29 (61.70%) C#
3 21 (44.68%) HTML
4 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
5 18 (38.30%) SQL
6 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
7 13 (27.66%) CSS
7 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
7 13 (27.66%) WPF
8 12 (25.53%) Degree
8 12 (25.53%) WCF
9 11 (23.40%) Oracle
9 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
9 11 (23.40%) MVC
9 11 (23.40%) Web Development
10 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
10 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (19.15%) Web Services
11 9 (19.15%) Windows
11 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (19.15%) .NET Framework
11 9 (19.15%) jQuery
12 8 (17.02%) C++
12 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
12 8 (17.02%) OO
12 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
13 7 (14.89%) PL/SQL
13 7 (14.89%) XML
13 7 (14.89%) SOA
13 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.64%) IIS
3 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (8.51%) Node.js
3 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.38%) Kentico
4 3 (6.38%) Umbraco
4 3 (6.38%) CMS
5 1 (2.13%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.13%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (2.13%) Drupal
5 1 (2.13%) Apache
5 1 (2.13%) FileNet
5 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.13%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Network Security
2 2 (4.26%) HTTP
3 1 (2.13%) DNS
3 1 (2.13%) Intranet
3 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.26%) OLAP
4 2 (4.26%) OLTP
5 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.64%) Rational Rose
2 5 (10.64%) NUnit
2 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.64%) MSTest
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (4.26%) JDeveloper
5 1 (2.13%) Qt Creator
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
1 4 (8.51%) Banking
2 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.13%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (63.83%) .NET
2 21 (44.68%) HTML
3 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
4 13 (27.66%) CSS
4 13 (27.66%) WPF
5 12 (25.53%) WCF
6 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (19.15%) jQuery
7 9 (19.15%) .NET Framework
7 9 (19.15%) Web Services
8 7 (14.89%) XML
9 6 (12.77%) JSON
9 6 (12.77%) WF
9 6 (12.77%) HTML5
9 6 (12.77%) CSS3
10 5 (10.64%) Ajax
10 5 (10.64%) XSLT
10 5 (10.64%) COM+
11 4 (8.51%) Silverlight
11 4 (8.51%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.26%) Smartphone
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Statistics
5 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) Replication
5 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Android
4 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) MVC
1 11 (23.40%) Web Development
2 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
3 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
4 8 (17.02%) OO
5 7 (14.89%) SOA
6 5 (10.64%) UML
6 5 (10.64%) OOP
6 5 (10.64%) Integration Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Use Case
7 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.26%) OOD
8 2 (4.26%) Workflow
8 2 (4.26%) Multithreading
8 2 (4.26%) High Availability
9 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.13%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 29 (61.70%) C#
2 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
3 18 (38.30%) SQL
4 8 (17.02%) C++
5 7 (14.89%) PL/SQL
6 6 (12.77%) C
6 6 (12.77%) Java
7 5 (10.64%) PHP
8 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
8 4 (8.51%) Python
8 4 (8.51%) VB.NET
9 2 (4.26%) VB
10 1 (2.13%) ABAP
10 1 (2.13%) Tcl
10 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.13%) Jython
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Degree
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.64%) MCAD
3 5 (10.64%) MCSD
4 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.38%) HNC
5 3 (6.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle
3 5 (10.64%) Northgate
4 4 (8.51%) Google
5 3 (6.38%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.13%) Cognos
6 1 (2.13%) IBM
6 1 (2.13%) TIBCO
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