The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 28 5 23
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 5 40 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.45% 23.26% 8.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.60% 24.10% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 33 11
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% +23.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Senior 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
139 166 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 95.86% 96.51% 88.17%
Number of salaries quoted 53 132 150
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Northern Ireland region.

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 21 October 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 -24 5 £35,000 -15.66%
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
1 11 (68.75%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) C#
2 10 (62.50%) HTML
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (50.00%) Web Services
3 8 (50.00%) MVC
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (43.75%) XML
4 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) OO
4 7 (43.75%) C++
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle
5 6 (37.50%) JSON
5 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (37.50%) jQuery
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (31.25%) MSTest
6 5 (31.25%) Use Case
6 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Web Development
6 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
6 5 (31.25%) NUnit

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) IIS
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (25.00%) Node.js
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) OLTP
3 2 (12.50%) OLAP
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (31.25%) MSTest
1 5 (31.25%) NUnit
1 5 (31.25%) Rational Rose
1 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Mockito
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) HTML
3 8 (50.00%) Web Services
4 7 (43.75%) XML
4 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
5 6 (37.50%) JSON
5 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (37.50%) jQuery
6 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
6 5 (31.25%) Ajax
6 5 (31.25%) CSS
6 5 (31.25%) COM+
6 5 (31.25%) XSLT
7 4 (25.00%) WCF
7 4 (25.00%) HTML5
7 4 (25.00%) CSS3
7 4 (25.00%) Backbone.js
8 2 (12.50%) ADO.NET
8 2 (12.50%) WPF
9 1 (6.25%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) MVC
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (43.75%) OO
3 5 (31.25%) Use Case
3 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Web Development
3 5 (31.25%) SOA
3 5 (31.25%) UML
3 5 (31.25%) OOP
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 2 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.25%) OOD
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) C++
4 5 (31.25%) C
5 4 (25.00%) Python
5 4 (25.00%) PHP
6 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (6.25%) Groovy
7 1 (6.25%) Java
7 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (31.25%) MCAD
1 5 (31.25%) MCSD
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) Northgate
4 4 (25.00%) Google
5 1 (6.25%) Sybase