Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 148 110 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 39.26% 36.42% 37.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 40.55% 39.01% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 117 103 43
Belfast median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.43% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £12,500 £28,250 £23,400
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,000 £54,750
County Antrim median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.43% -6.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Belfast
Permanent vacancies in Belfast with a recognized job title 365 282 145
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 93.38% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 236 221 112
Belfast median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £22,125 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £54,375 £61,250 £65,000
County Antrim median annual salary £37,500 £36,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% -8.13% +6.67%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Belfast

Developer
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in Belfast.

Salary trend for Developer in Belfast

Developer
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Belfast over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Belfast

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Belfast region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 66 (44.59%) Java
2 64 (43.24%) JavaScript
3 59 (39.86%) HTML
4 49 (33.11%) C#
5 48 (32.43%) CSS
6 45 (30.41%) Microsoft
7 43 (29.05%) .NET
8 42 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (22.30%) SQL
10 31 (20.95%) Oracle
11 30 (20.27%) Node.js
12 29 (19.59%) AngularJS
13 28 (18.92%) Software Engineering
14 27 (18.24%) JSON
15 26 (17.57%) MVC
15 26 (17.57%) ASP.NET
15 26 (17.57%) React
16 25 (16.89%) Spring
16 25 (16.89%) Amazon AWS
17 24 (16.22%) TDD
17 24 (16.22%) Scrum
18 23 (15.54%) Finance
18 23 (15.54%) Web Services
18 23 (15.54%) jQuery
19 22 (14.86%) BDD
19 22 (14.86%) SQL Server
20 21 (14.19%) C
20 21 (14.19%) Docker
21 20 (13.51%) Spring Boot
22 19 (12.84%) XML

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 (3.38%) Oracle Workflow
1 5 (3.38%) WordPress
2 4 (2.70%) Confluence
3 2 (1.35%) CMS
3 2 (1.35%) Drupal
4 1 (0.68%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.68%) Luigi
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.70%) Magento
3 1 (0.68%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.89%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.08%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (4.73%) npm
5 6 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (3.38%) GitHub
6 5 (3.38%) Slack
7 1 (0.68%) Boomi
7 1 (0.68%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.03%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.14%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (4.73%) Cosmos DB
4 7 (4.73%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.73%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.05%) Ingres
5 6 (4.05%) MySQL
6 5 (3.38%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (3.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.35%) KDB
8 2 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.68%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 12 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.11%) GitLab
2 12 (8.11%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (5.41%) TeamCity
4 7 (4.73%) JUnit
4 7 (4.73%) Mockito
4 7 (4.73%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (4.05%) Jasmine
5 6 (4.05%) JIRA
5 6 (4.05%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (4.05%) Protractor
5 6 (4.05%) Subversion
6 5 (3.38%) JDeveloper
6 5 (3.38%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.35%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.68%) Grunt
8 1 (0.68%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.68%) VisualVM
General
1 23 (15.54%) Finance
2 13 (8.78%) Banking
2 13 (8.78%) Legal
3 9 (6.08%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.41%) Prime Brokerage
5 6 (4.05%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.03%) Marketing
7 2 (1.35%) Front Office
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (39.86%) HTML
2 48 (32.43%) CSS
3 43 (29.05%) .NET
4 30 (20.27%) Node.js
5 29 (19.59%) AngularJS
6 27 (18.24%) JSON
7 26 (17.57%) ASP.NET
7 26 (17.57%) React
8 25 (16.89%) Spring
9 23 (15.54%) jQuery
9 23 (15.54%) Web Services
10 20 (13.51%) Spring Boot
11 19 (12.84%) XML
12 18 (12.16%) RESTful
13 12 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (8.11%) JSON-LD
13 12 (8.11%) SOAP
14 11 (7.43%) .NET Framework
14 11 (7.43%) Entity Framework
14 11 (7.43%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (9.46%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (3.38%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.38%) User Experience
4 4 (2.70%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.35%) Equities
6 2 (1.35%) Fintech
7 1 (0.68%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.68%) Contactless
7 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.68%) Robotics
7 1 (0.68%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.68%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.11%) Linux
2 9 (6.08%) Unix
3 8 (5.41%) Android
4 7 (4.73%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.73%) Windows
5 3 (2.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (18.92%) Software Engineering
3 26 (17.57%) MVC
4 24 (16.22%) Scrum
4 24 (16.22%) TDD
5 22 (14.86%) BDD
6 18 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (11.49%) SDLC
8 16 (10.81%) Mentoring
8 16 (10.81%) Workflow
9 15 (10.14%) OO
10 13 (8.78%) Web Development
11 12 (8.11%) DevOps
11 12 (8.11%) Test Automation
12 11 (7.43%) Front End Development
13 10 (6.76%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (6.08%) Mobile Application Development
14 9 (6.08%) SOLID
15 8 (5.41%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 66 (44.59%) Java
2 64 (43.24%) JavaScript
3 49 (33.11%) C#
4 33 (22.30%) SQL
5 21 (14.19%) C
6 16 (10.81%) C++
7 14 (9.46%) PHP
7 14 (9.46%) PL/SQL
8 13 (8.78%) Python
9 8 (5.41%) Perl
10 7 (4.73%) Objective-C
11 6 (4.05%) PowerShell
11 6 (4.05%) TypeScript
12 4 (2.70%) Ruby
12 4 (2.70%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.03%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.03%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.35%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (8.11%) Degree
2 7 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.70%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.68%) CEH
5 1 (0.68%) CISSP
5 1 (0.68%) CSSLP
5 1 (0.68%) GIAC
5 1 (0.68%) GSEC
5 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.70%) GDPR
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 21 (14.19%) Docker
2 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (10.14%) Prometheus
2 12 (8.11%) Grafana
2 12 (8.11%) Kibana
2 12 (8.11%) Zipkin
3 5 (3.38%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 45 (30.41%) Microsoft
2 31 (20.95%) Oracle
3 12 (8.11%) New Relic
4 5 (3.38%) BT
5 4 (2.70%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.70%) Google
5 4 (2.70%) IBM
5 4 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.35%) Capita
7 1 (0.68%) Apple
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco
7 1 (0.68%) Samsung
7 1 (0.68%) Xamarin