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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 1 3 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 78 35 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 36.28% 27.78% 16.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.50% 28.23% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 72 23 15
Median salary £36,750 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
208 124 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 96.74% 98.41% 98.20%
Number of salaries quoted 172 96 66
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +3 75 £37,500 +4.16% 15
County Armagh - 1 £22,500 -
County Tyrone - 1 £35,000 -
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 64 (54.24%) Java
2 38 (32.20%) SQL
3 33 (27.97%) .NET
4 30 (25.42%) HTML
5 28 (23.73%) SQL Server
6 27 (22.88%) JavaScript
6 27 (22.88%) CSS
7 24 (20.34%) Web Development
8 23 (19.49%) ASP.NET
8 23 (19.49%) C#
9 22 (18.64%) Oracle
9 22 (18.64%) XML
9 22 (18.64%) Software Engineering
10 20 (16.95%) J2EE
11 18 (15.25%) JMS
12 16 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (13.56%) Spring
12 16 (13.56%) PL/SQL
12 16 (13.56%) Degree
13 14 (11.86%) AngularJS
13 14 (11.86%) Relational Database
13 14 (11.86%) jQuery
14 13 (11.02%) Data Protection
14 13 (11.02%) MySQL
14 13 (11.02%) PHP
14 13 (11.02%) WebSphere
15 12 (10.17%) HTML5
15 12 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (9.32%) Silverlight
16 11 (9.32%) Microsoft

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 13 (11.02%) WebSphere
2 9 (7.63%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.93%) NetWeaver
3 7 (5.93%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (5.08%) JBoss
5 5 (4.24%) CMS
5 5 (4.24%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (3.39%) WordPress
7 3 (2.54%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.69%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.85%) Kentico
9 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) Intranet
2 2 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.73%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.86%) Relational Database
3 13 (11.02%) MySQL
4 7 (5.93%) RDBMS
5 6 (5.08%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (4.24%) Big Data
6 5 (4.24%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.93%) PVCS
2 5 (4.24%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.54%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.54%) Subversion
4 2 (1.69%) gulp
4 2 (1.69%) Phabricator
4 2 (1.69%) webpack
General
1 5 (4.24%) Back Office
1 5 (4.24%) Marketing
2 4 (3.39%) Advertising
2 4 (3.39%) Banking
3 3 (2.54%) Front Office
4 2 (1.69%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Finance
5 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.97%) .NET
2 30 (25.42%) HTML
3 27 (22.88%) CSS
4 23 (19.49%) ASP.NET
5 22 (18.64%) XML
6 20 (16.95%) J2EE
7 18 (15.25%) JMS
8 16 (13.56%) Spring
9 14 (11.86%) AngularJS
9 14 (11.86%) jQuery
10 12 (10.17%) HTML5
11 11 (9.32%) Silverlight
12 10 (8.47%) CSS3
12 10 (8.47%) Hibernate
12 10 (8.47%) Web Services
13 9 (7.63%) Ajax
13 9 (7.63%) Java EE 5
13 9 (7.63%) JSON
13 9 (7.63%) WinForms
14 8 (6.78%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.78%) Social Media
3 7 (5.93%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.08%) Smart Energy
4 6 (5.08%) User Experience
5 3 (2.54%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.85%) iPad
6 1 (0.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.63%) Linux
1 9 (7.63%) Windows
2 6 (5.08%) Android
3 4 (3.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.34%) Web Development
2 22 (18.64%) Software Engineering
3 16 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (11.02%) Data Protection
5 10 (8.47%) TDD
6 8 (6.78%) Mentoring
6 8 (6.78%) MVC
7 7 (5.93%) Configuration Management
7 7 (5.93%) E-Commerce
7 7 (5.93%) SDLC
8 6 (5.08%) Android Development
8 6 (5.08%) Asset Management
8 6 (5.08%) EAM
8 6 (5.08%) OO
8 6 (5.08%) Workflow
9 5 (4.24%) ERP
9 5 (4.24%) Multithreading
9 5 (4.24%) OOP
9 5 (4.24%) Open Source
9 5 (4.24%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 64 (54.24%) Java
2 38 (32.20%) SQL
3 27 (22.88%) JavaScript
4 23 (19.49%) C#
5 16 (13.56%) PL/SQL
6 13 (11.02%) PHP
7 8 (6.78%) VB
7 8 (6.78%) VB.NET
8 6 (5.08%) Scala
9 4 (3.39%) Python
9 4 (3.39%) Ruby
10 3 (2.54%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.69%) C++
11 2 (1.69%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.85%) Perl
12 1 (0.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (13.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 22 (18.64%) Oracle
2 11 (9.32%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.93%) IBM
3 7 (5.93%) NetSuite
3 7 (5.93%) SAP
4 2 (1.69%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.85%) Adobe
5 1 (0.85%) Apple
5 1 (0.85%) Epicor
5 1 (0.85%) HP
5 1 (0.85%) Infor
5 1 (0.85%) Sage
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