The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 34 26 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 8 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.94% 5.00% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.04% 6.00% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 1
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +19.40%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Job Titles Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
198 150 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 97.54% 83.33% 86.98%
Number of salaries quoted 120 91 97
Average salary £30,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.75% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Software Developer
UK

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Senior Software 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 Software Developer within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 25 July 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 -5 8 £32,500 -18.75%
Senior Software Developer
UK

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) C#
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
4 9 (75.00%) Web Services
4 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (66.67%) C++
6 7 (58.33%) SQL
6 7 (58.33%) Windows
6 7 (58.33%) OO
7 6 (50.00%) XML
7 6 (50.00%) MVC
7 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (50.00%) Integration Testing
7 6 (50.00%) jQuery
8 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
8 5 (41.67%) Use Case
8 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
8 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (41.67%) MSTest
8 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (41.67%) SOA
8 5 (41.67%) Rational Rose
8 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
8 5 (41.67%) Ajax
8 5 (41.67%) Northgate
8 5 (41.67%) Web Development

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) IIS
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
1 5 (41.67%) Rational Rose
1 5 (41.67%) NUnit
1 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (41.67%) MSTest
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) XML
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) COM+
4 5 (41.67%) XSLT
4 5 (41.67%) Ajax
4 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
4 5 (41.67%) JSON
5 4 (33.33%) WCF
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) OO
2 6 (50.00%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Use Case
3 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) Web Development
3 5 (41.67%) SOA
3 5 (41.67%) UML
3 5 (41.67%) OOP
4 2 (16.67%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) C++
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (41.67%) C
6 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) MCAD
1 5 (41.67%) MCSD
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Northgate
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle