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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 9 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 39 70 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 20.97% 42.17% 21.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.91% 44.30% 25.60%
Number of salaries quoted 21 52 34
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 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
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
178 158 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 95.70% 95.18% 82.14%
Number of salaries quoted 82 116 98
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £25,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -10 31 £33,000 -17.50% 18
County Londonderry -2 5 £77,500 -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 44 (48.35%) .NET
2 43 (47.25%) SQL
3 40 (43.96%) C#
4 33 (36.26%) Degree
5 31 (34.07%) HTML
6 28 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 26 (28.57%) Oracle
8 23 (25.27%) ASP.NET
8 23 (25.27%) Computer Science
9 21 (23.08%) PL/SQL
9 21 (23.08%) SQL Server
10 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
10 20 (21.98%) Web Development
11 19 (20.88%) jQuery
12 18 (19.78%) CSS
12 18 (19.78%) OO
13 17 (18.68%) Web Services
13 17 (18.68%) Unit Testing
13 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (17.58%) Oracle Forms
15 15 (16.48%) MVC
15 15 (16.48%) XML
15 15 (16.48%) Java
16 14 (15.38%) Software Engineering
17 13 (14.29%) Windows
18 12 (13.19%) Oracle EBS
18 12 (13.19%) C++
18 12 (13.19%) Visual Studio
19 11 (12.09%) PHP
19 11 (12.09%) SharePoint

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (12.09%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.79%) CMS
2 8 (8.79%) Umbraco
2 8 (8.79%) Kentico
3 7 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (6.59%) Node.js
5 5 (5.49%) IIS
6 4 (4.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (3.30%) Apache
8 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.20%) nginx
9 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.10%) FileNet
9 1 (1.10%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.10%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (13.19%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.40%) Magento
3 1 (1.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) Network Security
2 2 (2.20%) HTTP
3 1 (1.10%) DNS
3 1 (1.10%) Intranet
3 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.49%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.40%) MySQL
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.20%) OLTP
6 2 (2.20%) OLAP
6 2 (2.20%) HSQLDB
6 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.10%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (17.58%) Oracle Forms
2 12 (13.19%) Visual Studio
3 9 (9.89%) JDeveloper
4 5 (5.49%) NUnit
4 5 (5.49%) Rational Rose
4 5 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (5.49%) MSTest
5 2 (2.20%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.10%) JUnit
6 1 (1.10%) Subversion
6 1 (1.10%) JIRA
6 1 (1.10%) Mockito
6 1 (1.10%) Qt Creator
General
1 10 (10.99%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.40%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Games
5 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.10%) Advertising
5 1 (1.10%) Publishing
5 1 (1.10%) Law
5 1 (1.10%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (48.35%) .NET
2 31 (34.07%) HTML
3 23 (25.27%) ASP.NET
4 19 (20.88%) jQuery
5 18 (19.78%) CSS
6 17 (18.68%) Web Services
7 15 (16.48%) XML
8 11 (12.09%) HTML5
8 11 (12.09%) CSS3
9 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (8.79%) Oracle ADF
9 8 (8.79%) WCF
9 8 (8.79%) .NET Framework
9 8 (8.79%) JSON
10 7 (7.69%) Ajax
10 7 (7.69%) Spring
11 6 (6.59%) WPF
11 6 (6.59%) Hibernate
12 5 (5.49%) COM+
12 5 (5.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.27%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.79%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.20%) Open Source
4 2 (2.20%) User Experience
4 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.20%) GIS
5 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.10%) Replication
5 1 (1.10%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.10%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.10%) Derivative
5 1 (1.10%) Statistics
5 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.10%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.29%) Windows
2 7 (7.69%) Linux
3 5 (5.49%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.20%) UNIX
4 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.98%) Web Development
2 18 (19.78%) OO
3 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (18.68%) Unit Testing
4 15 (16.48%) MVC
5 14 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 10 (10.99%) SOA
7 8 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.59%) Integration Testing
9 5 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.49%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.49%) UML
9 5 (5.49%) OOP
9 5 (5.49%) OOD
9 5 (5.49%) Use Case
10 4 (4.40%) Line Management
10 4 (4.40%) TDD
10 4 (4.40%) Validation
10 4 (4.40%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.30%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 43 (47.25%) SQL
2 40 (43.96%) C#
3 28 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 21 (23.08%) PL/SQL
5 15 (16.48%) Java
6 12 (13.19%) C++
7 11 (12.09%) PHP
8 8 (8.79%) VB.NET
8 8 (8.79%) Python
9 5 (5.49%) C
10 4 (4.40%) T-SQL
11 3 (3.30%) Ruby
12 2 (2.20%) PowerHouse
12 2 (2.20%) Objective-C
12 2 (2.20%) Perl
13 1 (1.10%) Jython
13 1 (1.10%) Tcl
13 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.10%) VB
13 1 (1.10%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 33 (36.26%) Degree
2 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.49%) MCAD
4 5 (5.49%) MCSD
5 3 (3.30%) HNC
5 3 (3.30%) HND
6 2 (2.20%) BC Cleared
6 2 (2.20%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (28.57%) Oracle
2 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.79%) EPiServer
4 5 (5.49%) Northgate
5 4 (4.40%) Google
6 2 (2.20%) ESRI
7 1 (1.10%) Murex
7 1 (1.10%) Sybase
7 1 (1.10%) SAP
7 1 (1.10%) Cognos
7 1 (1.10%) IBM
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