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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 32 61 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 24.06% 33.15% 29.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.81% 34.86% 32.57%
Number of salaries quoted 26 47 65
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
129 175 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 96.99% 95.11% 89.38%
Number of salaries quoted 81 124 160
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,500
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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 23 £38,000 +8.57% 16
County Armagh 0 4 £37,500 +36.36%
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 28 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 27 (50.00%) HTML
3 26 (48.15%) CSS
4 24 (44.44%) SQL
5 21 (38.89%) C#
5 21 (38.89%) Oracle
5 21 (38.89%) Software Engineering
5 21 (38.89%) Computer Science
6 18 (33.33%) Degree
6 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (33.33%) .NET
6 18 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 18 (33.33%) HTML5
7 15 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (24.07%) TDD
8 13 (24.07%) Java
8 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
8 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
9 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET
10 11 (20.37%) OO
11 10 (18.52%) C++
11 10 (18.52%) .NET Framework
11 10 (18.52%) CSS3
12 9 (16.67%) Relational Database
12 9 (16.67%) System Testing
12 9 (16.67%) Open Source
12 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (16.67%) MVC
12 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management
12 9 (16.67%) Web Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.26%) Node.js
3 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.70%) NetWeaver
4 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.85%) CMS
5 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.85%) Kentico
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.85%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) Network Security
2 1 (1.85%) SMS
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.56%) MySQL
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.70%) Informix
6 1 (1.85%) DB2
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.85%) QlikView
6 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.85%) Redis
6 1 (1.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) JDeveloper
2 7 (12.96%) Subversion
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.11%) NUnit
4 2 (3.70%) PVCS
5 1 (1.85%) Ant
5 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.85%) Maven
5 1 (1.85%) Xcode
5 1 (1.85%) Mocha
5 1 (1.85%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (3.70%) Finance
1 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
1 2 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Billing
2 1 (1.85%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (50.00%) HTML
2 26 (48.15%) CSS
3 18 (33.33%) .NET
3 18 (33.33%) HTML5
4 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 10 (18.52%) .NET Framework
5 10 (18.52%) CSS3
6 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (16.67%) Web Services
7 8 (14.81%) jQuery
7 8 (14.81%) WPF
8 7 (12.96%) WCF
8 7 (12.96%) Entity Framework
9 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
10 4 (7.41%) WF
11 3 (5.56%) Silverlight
11 3 (5.56%) PostGIS
12 2 (3.70%) Vaadin
12 2 (3.70%) SOAP
12 2 (3.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.67%) Open Source
3 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.41%) Visualisation
5 3 (5.56%) GIS
5 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.56%) User Experience
6 2 (3.70%) iPhone
7 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.85%) BBC
7 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.85%) Social Media
7 1 (1.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) UNIX
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Solaris
3 1 (1.85%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) Software Engineering
2 18 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (24.07%) TDD
5 11 (20.37%) OO
6 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 9 (16.67%) MVC
6 9 (16.67%) System Testing
7 8 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (11.11%) Web Development
8 6 (11.11%) Software Architecture
8 6 (11.11%) BDD
8 6 (11.11%) Scrum
8 6 (11.11%) Project Management
8 6 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (9.26%) OOP
10 4 (7.41%) OOD
11 2 (3.70%) Change Control
11 2 (3.70%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 24 (44.44%) SQL
3 21 (38.89%) C#
4 13 (24.07%) Java
5 10 (18.52%) C++
6 9 (16.67%) Python
7 7 (12.96%) PL/SQL
8 5 (9.26%) C
9 3 (5.56%) PHP
10 2 (3.70%) Perl
10 2 (3.70%) Ruby
10 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.70%) VB
10 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) HNC
2 2 (3.70%) HND
3 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) Oracle
2 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.56%) SAP
3 3 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (1.85%) Apple
4 1 (1.85%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.85%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.85%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.85%) Sencha
4 1 (1.85%) Tableau
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