Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Senior Developer
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 28 25
Rank change year-on-year -27 -3 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 6 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.65% 5.05% 3.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 5.58% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 5
Belfast median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £38,000 £37,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £64,000 £46,250
County Antrim median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% +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 351 269 128
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 90.57% 98.46%
Number of salaries quoted 216 206 96
Belfast median annual salary £36,250 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.38% -5.88% +28.79%
10th Percentile £21,500 £27,250 £23,625
90th Percentile £54,375 £61,250 £65,000
County Antrim median annual salary £35,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.63% - +23.08%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Belfast

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Belfast

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) OOD
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) LAMP
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (16.67%) Sencha
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (16.67%) KDB
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Scala
4 1 (16.67%) Java EE
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management

Senior 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 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) KDB
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) LAMP
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) Java EE
2 1 (16.67%) JMS
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) OOD
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (16.67%) RAD
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Scala
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Sencha