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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 23 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 8 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.28% 1.74% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.44% 1.94% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 6
Average salary £33,750 - £30,250
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 - £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,200 - £40,500
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
180 258 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 96.26% 89.58% 85.81%
Number of salaries quoted 127 154 122
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +18 8 £33,750 - 2
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (76.47%) C#
2 12 (70.59%) .NET
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
4 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
5 6 (35.29%) Degree
5 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
5 6 (35.29%) Java
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
6 5 (29.41%) IBM
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle
7 4 (23.53%) CSS
7 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
7 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (23.53%) C++
7 4 (23.53%) OO
7 4 (23.53%) WCF
7 4 (23.53%) jQuery
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
8 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
8 3 (17.65%) Informix
8 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
8 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
8 3 (17.65%) Project Management
8 3 (17.65%) HTML
8 3 (17.65%) T-SQL

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) PowerPivot
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 3 (17.65%) Informix
2 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) QlikView
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) CSS
2 4 (23.53%) WCF
2 4 (23.53%) jQuery
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 3 (17.65%) XML
4 2 (11.76%) HTML5
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (5.88%) LINQ
5 1 (5.88%) Ajax
5 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (11.76%) Open Source
3 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) OO
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) Refactoring
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) C++
4 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.76%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby
6 1 (5.88%) VB
6 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) IBM
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
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