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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 7 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 46 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 16.25% 4.96% -
As % of the Job Titles category 16.61% 5.07% -
Number of salaries quoted 46 7 0
Median salary £34,000 £36,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
277 138 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 97.88% 97.87% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 249 102 60
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £31,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 +20 45 £34,000 -5.55% 6
County Armagh - 1 £22,500 -
Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 35 (64.81%) .NET
2 24 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 22 (40.74%) C#
4 20 (37.04%) XML
5 16 (29.63%) Java
5 16 (29.63%) Software Engineering
6 14 (25.93%) VB.NET
7 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
8 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 11 (20.37%) HTML
10 10 (18.52%) Web Development
11 9 (16.67%) WinForms
12 8 (14.81%) .NET Framework
12 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
12 8 (14.81%) PHP
12 8 (14.81%) CSS
12 8 (14.81%) VB
12 8 (14.81%) Oracle
12 8 (14.81%) Windows
12 8 (14.81%) E-Commerce
12 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (14.81%) jQuery
13 7 (12.96%) MVC
13 7 (12.96%) Linux
13 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
13 7 (12.96%) SQL
13 7 (12.96%) Spring
14 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (11.11%) Hibernate
14 6 (11.11%) C++

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 6 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.70%) CMS
3 1 (1.85%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (11.11%) Big Data
2 6 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 6 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.70%) Advertising
2 1 (1.85%) Marketing
2 1 (1.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (64.81%) .NET
2 24 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 20 (37.04%) XML
4 11 (20.37%) HTML
5 9 (16.67%) WinForms
6 8 (14.81%) .NET Framework
6 8 (14.81%) CSS
6 8 (14.81%) jQuery
7 7 (12.96%) Spring
8 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (11.11%) Hibernate
8 6 (11.11%) JSON
8 6 (11.11%) REST
9 5 (9.26%) Silverlight
9 5 (9.26%) Web Services
9 5 (9.26%) WPF
10 4 (7.41%) SOAP
11 3 (5.56%) HTML5
11 3 (5.56%) WCF
11 3 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.11%) User Experience
3 3 (5.56%) Social Media
4 1 (1.85%) iPhone
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 10 (18.52%) Web Development
3 8 (14.81%) E-Commerce
4 7 (12.96%) MVC
5 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.26%) Kanban
6 5 (9.26%) Scrum
6 5 (9.26%) SDLC
7 4 (7.41%) MVVM
7 4 (7.41%) OO
7 4 (7.41%) OOP
8 3 (5.56%) Cyber Intelligence
8 3 (5.56%) Open Source
8 3 (5.56%) TDD
9 2 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.70%) iOS Development
9 2 (3.70%) Mobile Development
9 2 (3.70%) Programmatic Advertising
9 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.85%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.74%) C#
2 16 (29.63%) Java
3 14 (25.93%) VB.NET
4 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 8 (14.81%) PHP
5 8 (14.81%) VB
6 7 (12.96%) SQL
7 6 (11.11%) C++
8 4 (7.41%) Objective-C
9 3 (5.56%) Python
10 1 (1.85%) Perl
10 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
1 8 (14.81%) Oracle
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