Period
to 17 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in County Antrim during the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

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

Developer
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 181 169 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 36.13% 44.36% 41.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.94% 44.95% 43.70%
Number of salaries quoted 148 157 112
County Antrim median annual salary £46,250 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.63% +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £27,125 £26,250 £12,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,000 £58,625
Northern Ireland median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% +9.59% +4.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim. 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
County Antrim
Permanent vacancies in County Antrim with a recognized job title 490 376 373
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.80% 98.69% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 350 278 232
County Antrim median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +10.34% -9.38%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £71,375 £65,000 £59,500
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -2.67%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in County Antrim

Developer
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

Salary trend for Developer in County Antrim

Developer
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in County Antrim over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Developer in County Antrim

Developer
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast 0 177 £47,500 +18.75% 52
Newtownabbey - 1 - -
Developer
Northern Ireland

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the County Antrim region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 90 (49.72%) JavaScript
2 84 (46.41%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (41.99%) C#
4 66 (36.46%) .NET
5 51 (28.18%) Java
6 49 (27.07%) Software Engineering
7 48 (26.52%) HTML
8 44 (24.31%) Unit Testing
9 43 (23.76%) SQL
10 42 (23.20%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (22.65%) CSS
12 39 (21.55%) Web Services
13 38 (20.99%) Scrum
14 35 (19.34%) MVC
15 34 (18.78%) ASP.NET
16 33 (18.23%) SQL Server
17 31 (17.13%) Python
18 30 (16.57%) Linux
18 30 (16.57%) Spring
18 30 (16.57%) AngularJS
19 26 (14.36%) React
19 26 (14.36%) Front End Development
20 25 (13.81%) Git (software)
20 25 (13.81%) Test Automation
20 25 (13.81%) ASP.NET MVC
21 23 (12.71%) AWS
21 23 (12.71%) jQuery
21 23 (12.71%) Continuous Delivery
22 22 (12.15%) .NET Framework
22 22 (12.15%) Azure

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 4 (2.21%) Apache
2 2 (1.10%) IIS
2 2 (1.10%) JBoss
3 1 (0.55%) Moodle
3 1 (0.55%) nginx
3 1 (0.55%) Totara
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.55%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.55%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.71%) AWS
2 22 (12.15%) Azure
3 11 (6.08%) SaaS
4 5 (2.76%) GitHub
5 2 (1.10%) Azure Functions
5 2 (1.10%) Serverless
5 2 (1.10%) Yarn
6 1 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.55%) GCP
6 1 (0.55%) npm
6 1 (0.55%) Office 365
6 1 (0.55%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.10%) HTTP
2 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.23%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.39%) MongoDB
3 15 (8.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (8.29%) Hazelcast
3 15 (8.29%) NoSQL
4 11 (6.08%) RDBMS
4 11 (6.08%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.52%) MySQL
6 8 (4.42%) Cosmos DB
7 6 (3.31%) GIS
8 5 (2.76%) Big Data
8 5 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.55%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.55%) Power BI
11 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (13.81%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.84%) webpack
3 13 (7.18%) Gradle
3 13 (7.18%) JUnit
3 13 (7.18%) Spock
4 12 (6.63%) TeamCity
5 10 (5.52%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.66%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.66%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.10%) GitLab
7 2 (1.10%) Maven
8 1 (0.55%) gulp
8 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.55%) JIRA
8 1 (0.55%) JSUnit
8 1 (0.55%) Moq
8 1 (0.55%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (3.87%) Finance
1 7 (3.87%) Legal
2 6 (3.31%) Banking
3 4 (2.21%) Advertising
3 4 (2.21%) Retail
4 2 (1.10%) Law
5 1 (0.55%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (36.46%) .NET
2 48 (26.52%) HTML
3 41 (22.65%) CSS
4 39 (21.55%) Web Services
5 34 (18.78%) ASP.NET
6 30 (16.57%) AngularJS
6 30 (16.57%) Spring
7 26 (14.36%) React
8 25 (13.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (12.71%) jQuery
10 22 (12.15%) .NET Framework
10 22 (12.15%) Redux
11 21 (11.60%) .NET Core
12 17 (9.39%) Entity Framework
12 17 (9.39%) RESTful
13 15 (8.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (7.73%) JAX-RS
15 13 (7.18%) JAXB
15 13 (7.18%) JAX-WS
16 12 (6.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.18%) Smartphone
3 12 (6.63%) User Experience
4 11 (6.08%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.97%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.31%) Derivative
6 6 (3.31%) OTC Derivatives
7 5 (2.76%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.21%) Cloud Native
8 4 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.66%) Smart Energy
10 2 (1.10%) Cyberattack
10 2 (1.10%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.55%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 30 (16.57%) Linux
2 4 (2.21%) Windows
3 3 (1.66%) Unix
4 1 (0.55%) Android
4 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (46.41%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (27.07%) Software Engineering
3 44 (24.31%) Unit Testing
4 42 (23.20%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (20.99%) Scrum
6 35 (19.34%) MVC
7 26 (14.36%) Front End Development
8 25 (13.81%) Test Automation
9 23 (12.71%) Continuous Delivery
10 21 (11.60%) Kanban
11 20 (11.05%) DevOps
12 19 (10.50%) Fintech
12 19 (10.50%) TDD
13 14 (7.73%) Analytics
14 13 (7.18%) Asynchronous Programming
14 13 (7.18%) Benchmarking
14 13 (7.18%) Data Analysis
14 13 (7.18%) Deadline-Driven
15 10 (5.52%) Integration Testing
15 10 (5.52%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (49.72%) JavaScript
2 76 (41.99%) C#
3 51 (28.18%) Java
4 43 (23.76%) SQL
5 31 (17.13%) Python
6 18 (9.94%) TypeScript
7 12 (6.63%) C++
8 7 (3.87%) PHP
9 6 (3.31%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.76%) Ruby
10 5 (2.76%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.21%) Go
11 4 (2.21%) Java 8
11 4 (2.21%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.55%) ES6
12 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.55%) R
12 1 (0.55%) Scala
12 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (8.29%) Degree
2 12 (6.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.10%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.21%) QA
System Software
1 21 (11.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (9.94%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 22 (12.15%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.84%) Oracle
3 6 (3.31%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.10%) Google
5 1 (0.55%) Capita
5 1 (0.55%) SAP
5 1 (0.55%) Xamarin