The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 23 26 17
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 14 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 6.25% 5.26% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.54% 5.45% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 0
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 214 110 65
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 95.54% 96.49% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 180 68 50
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 £25,250 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

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

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
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Belfast over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Belfast

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 18 (85.71%) Java
2 17 (80.95%) SQL
3 12 (57.14%) Oracle
4 9 (42.86%) PL/SQL
4 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
5 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
6 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 7 (33.33%) OO
6 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 6 (28.57%) Data Protection
7 6 (28.57%) JMS
7 6 (28.57%) J2EE
7 6 (28.57%) WebSphere
8 5 (23.81%) Degree
9 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
9 4 (19.05%) JSF
9 4 (19.05%) Silverlight
9 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (19.05%) JAX-WS
9 4 (19.05%) Kanban
9 4 (19.05%) Java EE 5
9 4 (19.05%) EJB 3.0
9 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (19.05%) GitHub
9 4 (19.05%) Docker
9 4 (19.05%) Programmatic Advertising
9 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
9 4 (19.05%) Ajax

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 4 (19.05%) NetWeaver
2 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (14.29%) ArcGIS
4 2 (9.52%) JBoss
4 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) PVCS
2 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (19.05%) Advertising
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) J2EE
1 6 (28.57%) JMS
2 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) Ajax
2 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
2 4 (19.05%) EJB
2 4 (19.05%) EJB 3.0
2 4 (19.05%) Java EE 5
2 4 (19.05%) JAX-WS
2 4 (19.05%) JDBC
2 4 (19.05%) JSF
2 4 (19.05%) JSP
2 4 (19.05%) LAMP
2 4 (19.05%) Silverlight
3 3 (14.29%) HTML
3 3 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) Java EE
4 2 (9.52%) SOAP
5 1 (4.76%) WCF
5 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.52%) Smart Energy
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
3 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 7 (33.33%) OO
4 6 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
5 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) Kanban
5 4 (19.05%) OOP
5 4 (19.05%) Programmatic Advertising
5 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Change Control
6 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
7 2 (9.52%) EAM
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) Java
2 17 (80.95%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) PL/SQL
4 4 (19.05%) C#
4 4 (19.05%) C++
4 4 (19.05%) PHP
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.52%) Scala
7 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) IBM
2 4 (19.05%) SAP
3 3 (14.29%) ESRI
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft