Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 4 6
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 164 64 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 44.69% 23.62% 24.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 47.54% 25.00% 24.50%
Number of salaries quoted 122 49 43
Belfast median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -2.70% +13.85%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,900 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,625 £47,500 £55,000
County Antrim median annual salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +5.63% -4.05% +13.85%

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 345 256 200
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 94.01% 94.46% 98.52%
Number of salaries quoted 280 188 117
Belfast median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £23,475 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,750 £55,000
County Antrim median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +15.70%

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 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Belfast

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 95 (57.93%) Java
2 65 (39.63%) SQL
3 60 (36.59%) .NET
4 51 (31.10%) C#
5 46 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (27.44%) JavaScript
7 39 (23.78%) ASP.NET
8 38 (23.17%) Unix
8 38 (23.17%) Microsoft
8 38 (23.17%) Relational Database
9 35 (21.34%) HTML
10 34 (20.73%) Oracle
10 34 (20.73%) Spring
11 27 (16.46%) SQL Server
12 26 (15.85%) CSS
12 26 (15.85%) AngularJS
12 26 (15.85%) jQuery
13 25 (15.24%) FpML
13 25 (15.24%) MVC
14 24 (14.63%) Web Services
15 22 (13.41%) JSON
16 21 (12.80%) Software Engineering
17 20 (12.20%) .NET Framework
18 19 (11.59%) XML
18 19 (11.59%) RDBMS
19 18 (10.98%) OO
19 18 (10.98%) Struts
19 18 (10.98%) Perl
19 18 (10.98%) Scrum
19 18 (10.98%) WPF

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 9 (5.49%) GemFire
2 4 (2.44%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.83%) ArcGIS
3 3 (1.83%) CMS
3 3 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.83%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.22%) IIS
5 1 (0.61%) JBoss
5 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.05%) GitHub
2 4 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.61%) Heroku
3 1 (0.61%) Slack
3 1 (0.61%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.83%) Intranet
2 1 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.61%) HTTP
2 1 (0.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (23.17%) Relational Database
2 27 (16.46%) SQL Server
3 19 (11.59%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.66%) MySQL
5 5 (3.05%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.44%) Big Data
6 4 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.83%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.83%) KDB
8 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (7.93%) Visual Studio
2 12 (7.32%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.49%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.49%) JIRA
3 9 (5.49%) Maven
3 9 (5.49%) TeamCity
4 5 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.44%) gulp
5 4 (2.44%) Phabricator
5 4 (2.44%) webpack
6 3 (1.83%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.83%) GitLab
7 2 (1.22%) Mockito
7 2 (1.22%) MSBuild
General
1 17 (10.37%) Banking
2 15 (9.15%) Finance
3 12 (7.32%) Retail
4 11 (6.71%) Front Office
5 9 (5.49%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.05%) Advertising
6 5 (3.05%) Prime Brokerage
7 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.22%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.61%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (36.59%) .NET
2 39 (23.78%) ASP.NET
3 35 (21.34%) HTML
4 34 (20.73%) Spring
5 26 (15.85%) AngularJS
5 26 (15.85%) CSS
5 26 (15.85%) jQuery
6 25 (15.24%) FpML
7 24 (14.63%) Web Services
8 22 (13.41%) JSON
9 20 (12.20%) .NET Framework
10 19 (11.59%) XML
11 18 (10.98%) Struts
11 18 (10.98%) WPF
12 16 (9.76%) Murex MxML
13 13 (7.93%) JMS
13 13 (7.93%) React
14 12 (7.32%) Spring MVC
15 11 (6.71%) RESTful
16 10 (6.10%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.76%) Derivative
2 15 (9.15%) Virtual Team
3 9 (5.49%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.49%) User Experience
4 8 (4.88%) Data Structures
5 7 (4.27%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.44%) Equities
8 2 (1.22%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.61%) Fintech
9 1 (0.61%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.61%) Social Media
9 1 (0.61%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 38 (23.17%) Unix
2 15 (9.15%) Windows
3 10 (6.10%) Android
4 8 (4.88%) Linux
5 7 (4.27%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.44%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (15.24%) MVC
3 21 (12.80%) Software Engineering
4 18 (10.98%) OO
4 18 (10.98%) Scrum
5 17 (10.37%) Workflow
6 16 (9.76%) Workflow Development
7 15 (9.15%) TDD
8 14 (8.54%) E-Commerce
8 14 (8.54%) Multithreading
9 12 (7.32%) Web Development
10 11 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (6.10%) Android Development
11 10 (6.10%) Front End Development
12 9 (5.49%) Mentoring
13 8 (4.88%) BDD
13 8 (4.88%) SDLC
13 8 (4.88%) Unit Testing
14 7 (4.27%) Kanban
14 7 (4.27%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 95 (57.93%) Java
2 65 (39.63%) SQL
3 51 (31.10%) C#
4 45 (27.44%) JavaScript
5 18 (10.98%) Perl
6 15 (9.15%) C++
7 12 (7.32%) VB.NET
8 10 (6.10%) PHP
8 10 (6.10%) PL/SQL
9 9 (5.49%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.05%) VB
11 3 (1.83%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.83%) Python
11 3 (1.83%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.22%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.22%) Ruby
12 2 (1.22%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.61%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.61%) Scala
13 1 (0.61%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (9.15%) Degree
2 8 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 8 (4.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.83%) Grafana
1 3 (1.83%) Kibana
1 3 (1.83%) Prometheus
1 3 (1.83%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 38 (23.17%) Microsoft
2 34 (20.73%) Oracle
3 16 (9.76%) Murex
4 6 (3.66%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.83%) Adobe
5 3 (1.83%) ATG
5 3 (1.83%) Demandware
5 3 (1.83%) ESRI
5 3 (1.83%) hybris
5 3 (1.83%) New Relic
5 3 (1.83%) Sencha
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco
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