The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Northern Ireland region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 19 12 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 10 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 6.71% 13.43% 6.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.46% 13.85% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 2
Median salary £34,000 £28,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.29% -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,600 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £31,800 £35,700
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software 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
134 65 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 89.93% 97.01% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 99 60 80
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Software 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 Software Developer within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 10 £34,000 +19.29% 4
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) CSS
2 10 (37.04%) HTML
2 10 (37.04%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
4 7 (25.93%) C#
4 7 (25.93%) jQuery
5 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (22.22%) Ajax
6 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
6 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
6 5 (18.52%) Process Management
6 5 (18.52%) MVC
6 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
6 5 (18.52%) JBoss
6 5 (18.52%) RDBMS
6 5 (18.52%) SQL
6 5 (18.52%) HTML5
6 5 (18.52%) WCF
6 5 (18.52%) Scala
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (14.81%) XML
7 4 (14.81%) PHP
7 4 (14.81%) CMS
7 4 (14.81%) Web Development
8 3 (11.11%) Degree
8 3 (11.11%) JSON

Software 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 5 (18.52%) JBoss
1 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
1 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
2 4 (14.81%) CMS
3 2 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 5 (18.52%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (7.41%) Big Data
4 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.41%) MySQL
5 1 (3.70%) OLAP
5 1 (3.70%) OLTP
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
1 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) CSS
2 10 (37.04%) HTML
3 7 (25.93%) jQuery
4 6 (22.22%) Ajax
4 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 5 (18.52%) HTML5
5 5 (18.52%) WCF
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (14.81%) XML
7 3 (11.11%) JSON
7 3 (11.11%) REST
7 3 (11.11%) WinForms
7 3 (11.11%) WPF
8 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
8 2 (7.41%) Spring
9 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET
9 1 (3.70%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
1 2 (7.41%) Social Media
1 2 (7.41%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) MVC
2 5 (18.52%) Process Management
2 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.81%) Web Development
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.41%) OO
4 2 (7.41%) Open Source
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) Content Management
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) ERP
5 1 (3.70%) High Availability
5 1 (3.70%) Kanban
5 1 (3.70%) Logistics
5 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.70%) OOP
5 1 (3.70%) Scrum
5 1 (3.70%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Java
1 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) C#
3 5 (18.52%) Scala
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) PHP
5 3 (11.11%) VB
6 2 (7.41%) Python
6 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.70%) C++
7 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.70%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) EPiServer
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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