The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 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
Software Developer
Rank 26 19 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 16 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 7.88% 8.89% 2.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.08% 10.67% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 5
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £29,300 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,000 £32,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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% -
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

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 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 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 -4 15 £32,500 -18.75% 1
County Londonderry -2 1 - - 1
Software Developer
UK

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 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 18 (75.00%) C#
3 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
4 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 9 (37.50%) Web Services
5 9 (37.50%) OO
5 9 (37.50%) VB.NET
5 9 (37.50%) C++
5 9 (37.50%) Degree
5 9 (37.50%) MVC
6 8 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 8 (33.33%) Windows
7 7 (29.17%) XML
7 7 (29.17%) Oracle
7 7 (29.17%) WCF
8 6 (25.00%) jQuery
8 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
8 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
9 5 (20.83%) SOA
9 5 (20.83%) Rational Rose
9 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (20.83%) Ajax
9 5 (20.83%) Northgate

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 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.83%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (20.83%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.17%) Informix
3 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (20.83%) Rational Rose
2 5 (20.83%) NUnit
2 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (20.83%) MSTest
3 1 (4.17%) Qt Creator
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 9 (37.50%) Web Services
4 8 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 7 (29.17%) WCF
5 7 (29.17%) XML
6 6 (25.00%) jQuery
7 5 (20.83%) HTML
7 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (20.83%) JSON
7 5 (20.83%) XSLT
7 5 (20.83%) Ajax
7 5 (20.83%) COM+
8 3 (12.50%) WPF
8 3 (12.50%) Silverlight
9 1 (4.17%) Qt
9 1 (4.17%) CSS
9 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (37.50%) OO
2 9 (37.50%) MVC
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Web Development
4 5 (20.83%) SOA
4 5 (20.83%) UML
4 5 (20.83%) OOP
4 5 (20.83%) Use Case
4 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Refactoring
6 1 (4.17%) TDD
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.17%) Kanban
6 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.17%) CRM
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) C#
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) VB.NET
3 9 (37.50%) C++
4 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (20.83%) C
6 4 (16.67%) Java
6 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.83%) MCAD
2 5 (20.83%) MCSD
3 3 (12.50%) HNC
3 3 (12.50%) HND
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle
3 5 (20.83%) Northgate
4 2 (8.33%) IBM
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