The median annual salary for a Developer was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 79 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 40.93% 31.63% 20.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 43.41% 32.98% 21.30%
Number of salaries quoted 63 21 20
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £30,000 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £45,000 £43,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 182 94 108
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 94.30% 95.92% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 151 60 64
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Belfast

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, 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 85 (53.46%) Java
2 63 (39.62%) SQL
3 53 (33.33%) .NET
4 45 (28.30%) JavaScript
5 43 (27.04%) C#
6 39 (24.53%) HTML
7 38 (23.90%) ASP.NET
8 35 (22.01%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (20.13%) CSS
9 32 (20.13%) SQL Server
10 30 (18.87%) Oracle
10 30 (18.87%) Relational Database
11 27 (16.98%) AngularJS
12 24 (15.09%) Software Engineering
13 23 (14.47%) jQuery
14 22 (13.84%) XML
15 21 (13.21%) Microsoft
16 19 (11.95%) Web Services
17 18 (11.32%) E-Commerce
17 18 (11.32%) Web Development
18 17 (10.69%) .NET Framework
18 17 (10.69%) OO
18 17 (10.69%) PL/SQL
18 17 (10.69%) MVC
19 16 (10.06%) Spring
19 16 (10.06%) PHP
19 16 (10.06%) Degree
19 16 (10.06%) WPF
20 15 (9.43%) VB.NET
20 15 (9.43%) Unix

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 7 (4.40%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.77%) JBoss
2 6 (3.77%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.89%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.26%) IIS
6 1 (0.63%) CMS
6 1 (0.63%) GemFire
6 1 (0.63%) Kentico
6 1 (0.63%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (3.77%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.52%) GitHub
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.63%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.89%) HTTP
2 1 (0.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.13%) SQL Server
2 30 (18.87%) Relational Database
3 13 (8.18%) MySQL
4 12 (7.55%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.40%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (3.14%) Big Data
6 5 (3.14%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.14%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (7.55%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.77%) gulp
2 6 (3.77%) Phabricator
2 6 (3.77%) webpack
3 5 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.26%) Mockito
4 2 (1.26%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.63%) JIRA
5 1 (0.63%) Maven
5 1 (0.63%) PVCS
5 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (7.55%) Retail
2 9 (5.66%) Front Office
3 6 (3.77%) Advertising
4 5 (3.14%) Back Office
5 3 (1.89%) Banking
6 2 (1.26%) Finance
7 1 (0.63%) Games
7 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (33.33%) .NET
2 39 (24.53%) HTML
3 38 (23.90%) ASP.NET
4 32 (20.13%) CSS
5 27 (16.98%) AngularJS
6 23 (14.47%) jQuery
7 22 (13.84%) XML
8 19 (11.95%) Web Services
9 17 (10.69%) .NET Framework
10 16 (10.06%) Spring
10 16 (10.06%) WPF
11 13 (8.18%) JMS
12 12 (7.55%) HTML5
13 11 (6.92%) Java EE
14 10 (6.29%) J2EE
14 10 (6.29%) JSON
14 10 (6.29%) React
14 10 (6.29%) SOAP
15 9 (5.66%) Silverlight
16 8 (5.03%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.29%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.40%) Algorithms
4 7 (4.40%) Data Structures
4 7 (4.40%) Derivative
4 7 (4.40%) User Experience
5 6 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.77%) Smart Energy
6 5 (3.14%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.63%) Equities
8 1 (0.63%) Social Media
8 1 (0.63%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.43%) Unix
2 14 (8.81%) Android
3 9 (5.66%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.77%) Linux
5 5 (3.14%) Windows
6 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.01%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (15.09%) Software Engineering
3 18 (11.32%) E-Commerce
3 18 (11.32%) Web Development
4 17 (10.69%) MVC
4 17 (10.69%) OO
5 14 (8.81%) Android Development
6 11 (6.92%) TDD
7 10 (6.29%) Cyber Intelligence
7 10 (6.29%) SDLC
8 9 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (5.66%) iOS Development
8 9 (5.66%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.66%) Mobile Development
8 9 (5.66%) OOP
9 8 (5.03%) Front End Development
9 8 (5.03%) Scrum
10 7 (4.40%) Data Protection
10 7 (4.40%) Workflow
10 7 (4.40%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 85 (53.46%) Java
2 63 (39.62%) SQL
3 45 (28.30%) JavaScript
4 43 (27.04%) C#
5 17 (10.69%) PL/SQL
6 16 (10.06%) PHP
7 15 (9.43%) VB.NET
8 12 (7.55%) C++
9 8 (5.03%) VB
10 7 (4.40%) Perl
11 6 (3.77%) Ruby
11 6 (3.77%) Scala
12 4 (2.52%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.89%) Python
14 2 (1.26%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.63%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (10.06%) Degree
2 4 (2.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.52%) Docker
Vendors
1 30 (18.87%) Oracle
2 21 (13.21%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.40%) Murex
4 6 (3.77%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.89%) ATG
5 3 (1.89%) Demandware
5 3 (1.89%) ESRI
5 3 (1.89%) hybris
6 2 (1.26%) Adobe
7 1 (0.63%) Apple
7 1 (0.63%) Epicor
7 1 (0.63%) HP
7 1 (0.63%) IBM
7 1 (0.63%) Infor
7 1 (0.63%) Sage
7 1 (0.63%) SAP
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