The median annual salary for a Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Developer
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 3 11
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 72 32 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 37.89% 20.65% 21.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 40.00% 21.48% 21.23%
Number of salaries quoted 52 32 26
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £31,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £99,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. 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
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 180 149 146
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 94.74% 96.13% 99.32%
Number of salaries quoted 152 126 72
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £58,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Northern Ireland

Developer
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Developer in Northern Ireland

Developer
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Northern Ireland

Developer
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +2 71 £37,500 -6.25% 10
County Tyrone - 1 £21,000 -
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Northern Ireland region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 94 (54.34%) Java
2 65 (37.57%) SQL
3 63 (36.42%) .NET
4 53 (30.64%) C#
5 49 (28.32%) JavaScript
6 46 (26.59%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (23.12%) Relational Database
8 38 (21.97%) HTML
8 38 (21.97%) ASP.NET
9 37 (21.39%) Unix
10 34 (19.65%) Oracle
10 34 (19.65%) SQL Server
11 32 (18.50%) Microsoft
11 32 (18.50%) Spring
12 30 (17.34%) CSS
13 29 (16.76%) Web Services
13 29 (16.76%) AngularJS
14 28 (16.18%) MVC
15 25 (14.45%) jQuery
15 25 (14.45%) FpML
16 24 (13.87%) Software Engineering
17 21 (12.14%) XML
17 21 (12.14%) WPF
18 19 (10.98%) Degree
18 19 (10.98%) JSON
19 18 (10.40%) RDBMS
19 18 (10.40%) Perl
20 17 (9.83%) Scrum
21 16 (9.25%) Derivative
21 16 (9.25%) TDD

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (5.20%) GemFire
2 3 (1.73%) ArcGIS
2 3 (1.73%) CMS
2 3 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.73%) JBoss
2 3 (1.73%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.73%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.16%) IIS
4 1 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.31%) GitHub
2 3 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.58%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.73%) Intranet
2 1 (0.58%) HTTP
2 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (23.12%) Relational Database
2 34 (19.65%) SQL Server
3 18 (10.40%) RDBMS
4 10 (5.78%) MySQL
5 6 (3.47%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.31%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.73%) Big Data
8 3 (1.73%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.73%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (7.51%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.36%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.20%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.20%) JIRA
3 9 (5.20%) Maven
3 9 (5.20%) TeamCity
4 6 (3.47%) gulp
4 6 (3.47%) Phabricator
4 6 (3.47%) webpack
5 5 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.73%) CruiseControl
6 3 (1.73%) NUnit
7 2 (1.16%) GitLab
7 2 (1.16%) Mockito
7 2 (1.16%) MSBuild
General
1 12 (6.94%) Finance
2 11 (6.36%) Banking
2 11 (6.36%) Retail
3 10 (5.78%) Front Office
4 7 (4.05%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.89%) Advertising
6 4 (2.31%) Prime Brokerage
7 3 (1.73%) Back Office
8 1 (0.58%) Games
8 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (36.42%) .NET
2 38 (21.97%) ASP.NET
2 38 (21.97%) HTML
3 32 (18.50%) Spring
4 30 (17.34%) CSS
5 29 (16.76%) AngularJS
5 29 (16.76%) Web Services
6 25 (14.45%) FpML
6 25 (14.45%) jQuery
7 21 (12.14%) WPF
7 21 (12.14%) XML
8 19 (10.98%) JSON
9 16 (9.25%) .NET Framework
9 16 (9.25%) Murex MxML
10 15 (8.67%) JMS
10 15 (8.67%) Struts
11 13 (7.51%) React
11 13 (7.51%) Silverlight
11 13 (7.51%) Spring MVC
12 12 (6.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.25%) Derivative
2 14 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.09%) Virtual Team
3 9 (5.20%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.05%) Algorithms
4 7 (4.05%) Data Structures
4 7 (4.05%) User Experience
5 6 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.89%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.73%) Equities
8 2 (1.16%) Smart Energy
9 1 (0.58%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.58%) Social Media
9 1 (0.58%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 37 (21.39%) Unix
2 15 (8.67%) Windows
3 12 (6.94%) Android
4 7 (4.05%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.05%) Linux
5 3 (1.73%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (26.59%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (16.18%) MVC
3 24 (13.87%) Software Engineering
4 17 (9.83%) Scrum
5 16 (9.25%) TDD
5 16 (9.25%) Workflow
5 16 (9.25%) Workflow Development
6 15 (8.67%) E-Commerce
6 15 (8.67%) Front End Development
6 15 (8.67%) OO
7 14 (8.09%) Multithreading
8 13 (7.51%) Web Development
9 12 (6.94%) Android Development
10 11 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (6.36%) SDLC
11 9 (5.20%) Cyber Intelligence
12 8 (4.62%) Mentoring
12 8 (4.62%) Unit Testing
13 7 (4.05%) iOS Development
13 7 (4.05%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 94 (54.34%) Java
2 65 (37.57%) SQL
3 53 (30.64%) C#
4 49 (28.32%) JavaScript
5 18 (10.40%) Perl
6 15 (8.67%) C++
7 13 (7.51%) PHP
8 12 (6.94%) PL/SQL
8 12 (6.94%) VB.NET
9 9 (5.20%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.47%) VB
11 5 (2.89%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.31%) Ruby
13 3 (1.73%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.73%) Scala
13 3 (1.73%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.16%) Python
15 1 (0.58%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.58%) X++
Qualifications
1 19 (10.98%) Degree
2 5 (2.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.31%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.73%) HNC
4 3 (1.73%) HND
5 1 (0.58%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 6 (3.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) Grafana
1 2 (1.16%) Kibana
1 2 (1.16%) Prometheus
1 2 (1.16%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 34 (19.65%) Oracle
2 32 (18.50%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.25%) Murex
4 6 (3.47%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.73%) Adobe
5 3 (1.73%) ATG
5 3 (1.73%) Demandware
5 3 (1.73%) ESRI
5 3 (1.73%) hybris
6 2 (1.16%) New Relic
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