Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 5 2
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 179 68 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 38.91% 20.00% 35.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 40.32% 21.79% 36.42%
Number of salaries quoted 129 59 44
Northern Ireland median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £12,500 £28,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised 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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies in Northern Ireland with a recognized job title 444 312 151
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 91.76% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 292 241 118
Northern Ireland median annual salary £36,500 £38,000 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.95% -4.40% +20.45%
10th Percentile £20,500 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
County Antrim +3 154 £36,500 +4.29% 11
County Down 0 8 £40,000 +35.59%
County Tyrone - 7 £26,000 -
County Armagh - 1 £42,500 - 1
Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 81 (45.25%) Java
2 70 (39.11%) JavaScript
3 64 (35.75%) Microsoft
4 60 (33.52%) C#
4 60 (33.52%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (32.96%) HTML
5 59 (32.96%) .NET
6 49 (27.37%) CSS
7 41 (22.91%) ASP.NET
7 41 (22.91%) SQL
8 39 (21.79%) Finance
9 38 (21.23%) Oracle
9 38 (21.23%) AngularJS
10 34 (18.99%) SQL Server
10 34 (18.99%) MVC
11 32 (17.88%) Spring
11 32 (17.88%) Software Engineering
12 31 (17.32%) Node.js
13 30 (16.76%) TDD
13 30 (16.76%) jQuery
13 30 (16.76%) Web Services
14 28 (15.64%) Scrum
15 26 (14.53%) RESTful
16 25 (13.97%) BDD
16 25 (13.97%) JSON
17 24 (13.41%) Relational Database
17 24 (13.41%) React
18 23 (12.85%) Amazon AWS
18 23 (12.85%) Continuous Integration
19 21 (11.73%) Degree

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 6 (3.35%) WordPress
2 4 (2.23%) Confluence
2 4 (2.23%) GemFire
2 4 (2.23%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.68%) nginx
3 3 (1.68%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (1.68%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.12%) CMS
4 2 (1.12%) Drupal
4 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.56%) Apache
5 1 (0.56%) JBoss
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.23%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.68%) Magento
3 1 (0.56%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.85%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.91%) npm
3 6 (3.35%) GitHub
3 6 (3.35%) Slack
4 5 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.12%) Trello
7 1 (0.56%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.68%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (1.12%) HTTP
2 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (18.99%) SQL Server
2 24 (13.41%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.26%) RDBMS
4 9 (5.03%) MySQL
4 9 (5.03%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.91%) DocumentDB
5 7 (3.91%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (3.35%) Ingres
6 6 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.79%) KDB
7 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (2.23%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.23%) QlikView
8 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.23%) SQLite
9 3 (1.68%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.68%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 20 (11.17%) Jenkins
2 15 (8.38%) Git (software)
3 12 (6.70%) GitLab
4 11 (6.15%) TeamCity
5 9 (5.03%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (4.47%) JIRA
6 8 (4.47%) JUnit
6 8 (4.47%) Karma Test Runner
7 7 (3.91%) Mockito
7 7 (3.91%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (3.35%) Jasmine
8 6 (3.35%) Protractor
8 6 (3.35%) Subversion
9 4 (2.23%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.23%) JDeveloper
9 4 (2.23%) Maven
10 3 (1.68%) Mocha
10 3 (1.68%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (1.68%) Robot Framework
10 3 (1.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (21.79%) Finance
2 20 (11.17%) Banking
3 13 (7.26%) Investment Banking
3 13 (7.26%) Legal
4 12 (6.70%) Prime Brokerage
5 8 (4.47%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.47%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.79%) Marketing
7 3 (1.68%) Front Office
8 2 (1.12%) Retail
9 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (32.96%) .NET
1 59 (32.96%) HTML
2 49 (27.37%) CSS
3 41 (22.91%) ASP.NET
4 38 (21.23%) AngularJS
5 32 (17.88%) Spring
6 31 (17.32%) Node.js
7 30 (16.76%) jQuery
7 30 (16.76%) Web Services
8 26 (14.53%) RESTful
9 25 (13.97%) JSON
10 24 (13.41%) React
11 18 (10.06%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (10.06%) Spring Boot
12 17 (9.50%) XML
13 16 (8.94%) KnockoutJS
14 15 (8.38%) .NET Framework
14 15 (8.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (7.26%) HTML5
16 12 (6.70%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.82%) Mobile App
2 13 (7.26%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.03%) User Experience
5 7 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.35%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.79%) Tandem
8 3 (1.68%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.68%) Equities
8 3 (1.68%) Fintech
9 2 (1.12%) Derivative
10 1 (0.56%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.56%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.56%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.56%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.56%) Social Media
10 1 (0.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.50%) Windows
2 15 (8.38%) Unix
3 14 (7.82%) Linux
4 8 (4.47%) Android
5 6 (3.35%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (33.52%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (18.99%) MVC
3 32 (17.88%) Software Engineering
4 30 (16.76%) TDD
5 28 (15.64%) Scrum
6 25 (13.97%) BDD
7 23 (12.85%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (11.17%) SDLC
9 18 (10.06%) Unit Testing
10 17 (9.50%) OO
11 16 (8.94%) Mentoring
11 16 (8.94%) Workflow
12 15 (8.38%) Web Development
13 14 (7.82%) Test Automation
14 11 (6.15%) Continuous Delivery
14 11 (6.15%) Front End Development
14 11 (6.15%) Multithreading
15 10 (5.59%) Mobile Application Development
16 9 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (5.03%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 81 (45.25%) Java
2 70 (39.11%) JavaScript
3 60 (33.52%) C#
4 41 (22.91%) SQL
5 18 (10.06%) C
5 18 (10.06%) Python
6 16 (8.94%) C++
7 13 (7.26%) PHP
8 11 (6.15%) PL/SQL
9 9 (5.03%) Perl
10 8 (4.47%) TypeScript
11 7 (3.91%) PowerShell
12 6 (3.35%) Objective-C
13 4 (2.23%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.23%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.23%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.68%) Ruby
15 2 (1.12%) Apex Code
15 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (11.73%) Degree
2 11 (6.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.79%) Postgraduate
4 5 (2.79%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.79%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) CEH
5 1 (0.56%) CISSP
5 1 (0.56%) CSSLP
5 1 (0.56%) GIAC
5 1 (0.56%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.68%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 19 (10.61%) Docker
2 2 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (7.26%) Prometheus
2 12 (6.70%) Grafana
2 12 (6.70%) Kibana
2 12 (6.70%) Zipkin
3 4 (2.23%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 64 (35.75%) Microsoft
2 38 (21.23%) Oracle
3 12 (6.70%) New Relic
4 4 (2.23%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.23%) IBM
4 4 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.68%) Google
5 3 (1.68%) Sencha
5 3 (1.68%) Tableau
6 2 (1.12%) Apple
6 2 (1.12%) Capita
6 2 (1.12%) Cisco
6 2 (1.12%) Murex
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.56%) Samsung
7 1 (0.56%) Xamarin