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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 55 70 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 26.70% 41.92% 25.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.78% 46.36% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 38 51 46
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -
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
198 151 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 96.12% 90.42% 82.56%
Number of salaries quoted 106 108 106
Average salary £30,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,050 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -4 43 £32,500 -18.75% 8
County Londonderry 0 6 £63,750 -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 52 (50.49%) .NET
2 51 (49.51%) SQL
3 47 (45.63%) C#
4 37 (35.92%) HTML
4 37 (35.92%) Degree
5 31 (30.10%) JavaScript
5 31 (30.10%) Oracle
6 27 (26.21%) SQL Server
7 26 (25.24%) ASP.NET
7 26 (25.24%) Microsoft
8 25 (24.27%) Computer Science
9 24 (23.30%) CSS
10 22 (21.36%) PL/SQL
10 22 (21.36%) OO
11 21 (20.39%) Unit Testing
12 20 (19.42%) Web Development
12 20 (19.42%) Web Services
13 19 (18.45%) XML
13 19 (18.45%) MVC
13 19 (18.45%) jQuery
14 17 (16.50%) Oracle Forms
14 17 (16.50%) SharePoint
15 16 (15.53%) Windows
15 16 (15.53%) Visual Studio
16 15 (14.56%) Java
16 15 (14.56%) Software Engineering
17 14 (13.59%) PHP
17 14 (13.59%) Finance
18 13 (12.62%) SOA
19 12 (11.65%) C++

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 17 (16.50%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.77%) CMS
2 8 (7.77%) Umbraco
2 8 (7.77%) SharePoint 2010
2 8 (7.77%) Kentico
3 6 (5.83%) Node.js
4 5 (4.85%) IIS
5 4 (3.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.94%) Apache
6 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.94%) nginx
7 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.97%) Drupal
7 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (8.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (11.65%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.88%) Magento
3 1 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) Network Security
2 1 (0.97%) HTTP
2 1 (0.97%) Intranet
2 1 (0.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (7.77%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.88%) MySQL
5 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (3.88%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (3.88%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 3 (2.91%) OLTP
6 3 (2.91%) OLAP
6 3 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.94%) HSQLDB
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.97%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 17 (16.50%) Oracle Forms
2 16 (15.53%) Visual Studio
3 9 (8.74%) JDeveloper
4 5 (4.85%) NUnit
4 5 (4.85%) Rational Rose
4 5 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.85%) MSTest
5 2 (1.94%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.97%) JUnit
6 1 (0.97%) Subversion
6 1 (0.97%) JIRA
6 1 (0.97%) Mockito
6 1 (0.97%) Qt Creator
General
1 14 (13.59%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Banking
3 4 (3.88%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.91%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.94%) Games
6 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.97%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.97%) Advertising
6 1 (0.97%) Publishing
6 1 (0.97%) Law
6 1 (0.97%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (50.49%) .NET
2 37 (35.92%) HTML
3 26 (25.24%) ASP.NET
4 24 (23.30%) CSS
5 20 (19.42%) Web Services
6 19 (18.45%) XML
6 19 (18.45%) jQuery
7 11 (10.68%) HTML5
7 11 (10.68%) CSS3
8 10 (9.71%) WCF
9 9 (8.74%) Ajax
10 8 (7.77%) .NET Framework
10 8 (7.77%) JSON
10 8 (7.77%) WPF
10 8 (7.77%) Silverlight
10 8 (7.77%) Oracle ADF
10 8 (7.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (6.80%) Spring
12 6 (5.83%) Hibernate
13 5 (4.85%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.27%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.71%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.83%) Open Source
4 5 (4.85%) GIS
5 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.97%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.97%) Replication
6 1 (0.97%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.97%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.97%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.97%) Derivative
6 1 (0.97%) Statistics
6 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.53%) Windows
2 9 (8.74%) Linux
3 5 (4.85%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.94%) UNIX
4 2 (1.94%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.36%) OO
2 21 (20.39%) Unit Testing
3 20 (19.42%) Web Development
4 19 (18.45%) MVC
5 15 (14.56%) Software Engineering
6 13 (12.62%) SOA
7 10 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.83%) Configuration Management
10 6 (5.83%) Integration Testing
11 5 (4.85%) OOD
11 5 (4.85%) Use Case
11 5 (4.85%) UML
11 5 (4.85%) OOP
12 4 (3.88%) TDD
12 4 (3.88%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.88%) Workflow
12 4 (3.88%) Validation
13 3 (2.91%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 51 (49.51%) SQL
2 47 (45.63%) C#
3 31 (30.10%) JavaScript
4 22 (21.36%) PL/SQL
5 15 (14.56%) Java
6 14 (13.59%) PHP
7 12 (11.65%) C++
8 10 (9.71%) Python
9 8 (7.77%) VB.NET
10 5 (4.85%) C
11 4 (3.88%) T-SQL
11 4 (3.88%) PowerHouse
12 3 (2.91%) Ruby
13 2 (1.94%) Perl
13 2 (1.94%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.97%) PHP5
14 1 (0.97%) Groovy
14 1 (0.97%) Scala
14 1 (0.97%) VB
14 1 (0.97%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 37 (35.92%) Degree
2 9 (8.74%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.85%) BC Cleared
4 5 (4.85%) CTC Cleared
4 5 (4.85%) MCAD
4 5 (4.85%) MCSD
5 3 (2.91%) HNC
5 3 (2.91%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) QA
Vendors
1 31 (30.10%) Oracle
2 26 (25.24%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.77%) EPiServer
4 5 (4.85%) ESRI
4 5 (4.85%) Northgate
5 4 (3.88%) Google
6 1 (0.97%) Zend
6 1 (0.97%) Sybase
6 1 (0.97%) SAP
6 1 (0.97%) IBM
6 1 (0.97%) Facebook
6 1 (0.97%) Twitter
6 1 (0.97%) Murex
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