Developer Jobs in Northern Ireland

Developer
UK > Northern Ireland

The median Developer salary in Northern Ireland is £55,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 12 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 167 325 230
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 21.49% 38.83% 29.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.48% 40.88% 31.08%
Number of salaries quoted 123 261 103
10th Percentile £30,450 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,125 £37,250 £38,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +25.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
90th Percentile £69,500 £66,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £56,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.08% +8.33% +9.09%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Northern Ireland

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in Northern Ireland. 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.

Permanent vacancies in Northern Ireland with a recognized job title 743 795 740
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 95.62% 94.98% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 367 456 352
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £36,813 £33,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +8.70% +15.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Northern Ireland

Developer
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Developer in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Developer in Northern Ireland

Developer
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

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 6 months to 12 June 2024. 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
Jobs
County Antrim -1 149 £55,000 +10.00% 23
County Tyrone - 9 £33,500 - 2
County Armagh -1 4 £50,000 +75.44%
County Down -8 1 £45,000 -
Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 12 June 2024, Developer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northern Ireland region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 61 (36.53%) C#
2 58 (34.73%) .NET
3 39 (23.35%) Azure
4 38 (22.75%) AWS
5 33 (19.76%) JavaScript
5 33 (19.76%) Social Skills
6 31 (18.56%) HTML
6 31 (18.56%) CSS
7 30 (17.96%) Entity Framework
7 30 (17.96%) .NET Framework
7 30 (17.96%) Full Stack Development
8 29 (17.37%) SQL Server
8 29 (17.37%) SQL
9 28 (16.77%) Web Development
10 26 (15.57%) jQuery
11 24 (14.37%) Microsoft
12 22 (13.17%) E-Commerce
12 22 (13.17%) Software Engineering
12 22 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (11.98%) .NET Core
13 20 (11.98%) ASP.NET Web API
14 19 (11.38%) AngularJS
14 19 (11.38%) Front End Development
15 17 (10.18%) Microservices
15 17 (10.18%) React
16 16 (9.58%) MVC
17 15 (8.98%) CMS
17 15 (8.98%) Ruby
17 15 (8.98%) Actionable Insight
18 14 (8.38%) SDLC

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (8.98%) CMS
2 7 (4.19%) WordPress
3 2 (1.20%) SAS
4 1 (0.60%) Mendix
4 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (3.59%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (3.59%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 39 (23.35%) Azure
2 38 (22.75%) AWS
3 8 (4.79%) SaaS
4 6 (3.59%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.80%) Azure DevOps
5 3 (1.80%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (1.20%) GitHub
6 2 (1.20%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.60%) Azure Logic Apps
7 1 (0.60%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.60%) GitHub Actions
7 1 (0.60%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.60%) Power Automate
7 1 (0.60%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.60%) Serverless
7 1 (0.60%) ShareGate
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.59%) Azure SQL Database
3 9 (5.39%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (4.79%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.40%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.60%) Flink
6 1 (0.60%) GIS
6 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.60%) MySQL
6 1 (0.60%) Power BI
6 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.59%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.60%) PHPUnit
General
1 33 (19.76%) Social Skills
2 12 (7.19%) Music Industry
3 8 (4.79%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.19%) Finance
4 7 (4.19%) Retail
5 4 (2.40%) Tech for Good
6 2 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.20%) Games
7 1 (0.60%) Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (0.60%) Law
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.60%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (0.60%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (34.73%) .NET
2 31 (18.56%) CSS
2 31 (18.56%) HTML
3 30 (17.96%) .NET Framework
3 30 (17.96%) Entity Framework
4 26 (15.57%) jQuery
5 20 (11.98%) .NET Core
5 20 (11.98%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (11.38%) AngularJS
7 17 (10.18%) React
8 13 (7.78%) Ruby on Rails
8 13 (7.78%) Web Services
9 11 (6.59%) HTML5
9 11 (6.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (5.99%) ASP.NET
10 10 (5.99%) Blazor
11 9 (5.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (4.19%) Laravel
13 5 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 5 (2.99%) Vue
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.38%) Social Network
2 5 (2.99%) Media Streaming
3 4 (2.40%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.80%) Legacy Systems
5 2 (1.20%) Blockchain
5 2 (1.20%) CMDB
5 2 (1.20%) IoT
5 2 (1.20%) Onboarding
5 2 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.20%) Web3
6 1 (0.60%) Legacy Applications
6 1 (0.60%) Operational Technology
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.20%) Linux
1 2 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.96%) Full Stack Development
2 28 (16.77%) Web Development
3 22 (13.17%) E-Commerce
3 22 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (13.17%) Software Engineering
4 19 (11.38%) Front End Development
5 17 (10.18%) Microservices
6 16 (9.58%) MVC
7 15 (8.98%) Actionable Insight
8 14 (8.38%) Agile
8 14 (8.38%) SDLC
9 12 (7.19%) Mentoring
10 11 (6.59%) Artificial Intelligence
10 11 (6.59%) Containerisation
10 11 (6.59%) DevOps
10 11 (6.59%) Unit Testing
11 10 (5.99%) End-to-End Testing
12 9 (5.39%) Migration
12 9 (5.39%) Secure Coding
13 8 (4.79%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 61 (36.53%) C#
2 33 (19.76%) JavaScript
3 29 (17.37%) SQL
4 15 (8.98%) Ruby
5 13 (7.78%) Java
6 10 (5.99%) PHP
7 8 (4.79%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.99%) C
9 2 (1.20%) Python
9 2 (1.20%) Scala
9 2 (1.20%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.60%) Perl
10 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (5.39%) SC Cleared
1 9 (5.39%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.79%) Degree
3 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.20%) Terraform
2 1 (0.60%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (14.37%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.59%) Oracle
3 6 (3.59%) Autodesk
4 3 (1.80%) Adobe
5 2 (1.20%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.60%) Quadient
6 1 (0.60%) Xamarin