The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 15 37
Rank change year-on-year -13 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 5 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 3.31% 10.61% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 11.11% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 2
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £48,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.57% +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 141 126 133
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 93.38% 95.45% 99.25%
Number of salaries quoted 118 106 62
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 15 (78.95%) Java
2 14 (73.68%) SQL
3 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (52.63%) Oracle
5 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
6 7 (36.84%) OO
7 5 (26.32%) Scrum
7 5 (26.32%) C++
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
7 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
7 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (21.05%) Kanban
8 4 (21.05%) GitHub
8 4 (21.05%) Docker
8 4 (21.05%) Programmatic Advertising
8 4 (21.05%) OOP
8 4 (21.05%) Unix
8 4 (21.05%) C#
8 4 (21.05%) PHP
8 4 (21.05%) .NET
8 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
8 4 (21.05%) TDD
8 4 (21.05%) Advertising
8 4 (21.05%) LAMP
9 3 (15.79%) Retail
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
9 3 (15.79%) HTML
9 3 (15.79%) JavaScript

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 3 (15.79%) ArcGIS
2 2 (10.53%) JBoss
2 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) GemFire
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (21.05%) Advertising
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
2 4 (21.05%) LAMP
3 3 (15.79%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) JMS
4 2 (10.53%) J2EE
4 2 (10.53%) Java EE
4 2 (10.53%) SOAP
5 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.26%) JDBC
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) JSON
5 1 (5.26%) LINQ
5 1 (5.26%) RESTful
5 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
5 1 (5.26%) STL
5 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (5.26%) WCF
5 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Algorithms
1 3 (15.79%) Data Structures
1 3 (15.79%) Virtual Team
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) OO
3 5 (26.32%) Scrum
3 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (21.05%) Kanban
4 4 (21.05%) OOP
4 4 (21.05%) Programmatic Advertising
4 4 (21.05%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) Change Control
5 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Java
2 14 (73.68%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) C++
3 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
4 4 (21.05%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) PHP
5 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.53%) Scala
7 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) ESRI
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft