Period
to 22 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 148 193 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 38.85% 38.52% 29.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 39.78% 39.88% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 129 162 61
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% -5.26%
10th Percentile £22,000 £26,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £64,500 £47,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 372 484 248
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.64% 96.61% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 277 416 182
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,250 £60,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 22 May 2018.

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 22 May 2018. 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 0 133 £37,500 - 52
County Armagh +7 6 £40,000 +77.78%
County Londonderry - 4 £43,750 - 3
County Tyrone +10 2 £36,250 +3.57%
County Down - 2 £32,500 - 1
Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, 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 Northern Ireland region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 60 (40.54%) C#
2 59 (39.86%) Java
3 55 (37.16%) .NET
4 50 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (29.73%) JavaScript
6 39 (26.35%) Software Engineering
7 37 (25.00%) HTML
8 35 (23.65%) SQL Server
9 33 (22.30%) Microsoft
10 30 (20.27%) CSS
10 30 (20.27%) SQL
11 29 (19.59%) MVC
12 26 (17.57%) Python
13 24 (16.22%) Degree
14 23 (15.54%) JSON
14 23 (15.54%) Problem-Solving
15 22 (14.86%) AngularJS
16 21 (14.19%) ASP.NET
16 21 (14.19%) TDD
17 20 (13.51%) Spring
17 20 (13.51%) C++
17 20 (13.51%) Linux
18 19 (12.84%) OO
19 17 (11.49%) Web Services
19 17 (11.49%) Web Development
19 17 (11.49%) Node.js
19 17 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
19 17 (11.49%) React
20 16 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
20 16 (10.81%) XML

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 3 (2.03%) Apache
1 3 (2.03%) nginx
2 2 (1.35%) IIS
2 2 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.68%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (0.68%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.68%) JBoss
3 1 (0.68%) Luigi
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.35%) Magento
1 2 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.68%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.08%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.03%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.35%) Office 365
6 1 (0.68%) IaaS
6 1 (0.68%) PaaS
6 1 (0.68%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (23.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.05%) Big Data
3 6 (4.05%) MySQL
3 6 (4.05%) Power BI
3 6 (4.05%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.03%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (2.03%) Redis
5 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.35%) KDB
6 2 (1.35%) Kdb+
6 2 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.35%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.35%) SQLite
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 15 (10.14%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.76%) Visual Studio
3 9 (6.08%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.73%) JIRA
5 7 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.38%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (2.70%) Subversion
8 3 (2.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.35%) GitLab
9 2 (1.35%) JDeveloper
9 2 (1.35%) JUnit
9 2 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.35%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.35%) VisualVM
10 1 (0.68%) gulp
10 1 (0.68%) Robot Framework
10 1 (0.68%) RStudio
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (8.78%) Finance
2 3 (2.03%) Banking
2 3 (2.03%) Financial Institution
2 3 (2.03%) Legal
3 2 (1.35%) Back Office
3 2 (1.35%) Front Office
3 2 (1.35%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.35%) Marketing
4 1 (0.68%) Advertising
4 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (37.16%) .NET
2 37 (25.00%) HTML
3 30 (20.27%) CSS
4 23 (15.54%) JSON
5 22 (14.86%) AngularJS
6 21 (14.19%) ASP.NET
7 20 (13.51%) Spring
8 17 (11.49%) Node.js
8 17 (11.49%) React
8 17 (11.49%) Web Services
9 16 (10.81%) XML
10 14 (9.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (6.08%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (6.08%) WCF
12 8 (5.41%) .NET Framework
12 8 (5.41%) HTML5
12 8 (5.41%) REST
12 8 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (4.73%) Ajax
13 7 (4.73%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (4.73%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.05%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.38%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.03%) Chip and PIN
7 3 (2.03%) Contactless
7 3 (2.03%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (2.03%) Smartcard
8 2 (1.35%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.35%) iPhone
9 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.68%) Fintech
9 1 (0.68%) Robotics
9 1 (0.68%) Tandem
9 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.51%) Linux
2 8 (5.41%) Android
2 8 (5.41%) Unix
2 8 (5.41%) Windows
3 5 (3.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.35%) Software Engineering
3 29 (19.59%) MVC
4 23 (15.54%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (14.19%) TDD
6 19 (12.84%) OO
7 17 (11.49%) Web Development
8 13 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (8.78%) SDLC
9 12 (8.11%) BDD
10 11 (7.43%) Refactoring
10 11 (7.43%) SOA
11 10 (6.76%) Systems Analysis
11 10 (6.76%) Test Automation
12 9 (6.08%) Product Management
13 8 (5.41%) Analytics
13 8 (5.41%) Mentoring
14 7 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (4.73%) DevOps
14 7 (4.73%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 60 (40.54%) C#
2 59 (39.86%) Java
3 44 (29.73%) JavaScript
4 30 (20.27%) SQL
5 26 (17.57%) Python
6 20 (13.51%) C++
7 16 (10.81%) C
8 8 (5.41%) Ruby
9 7 (4.73%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.38%) Perl
10 5 (3.38%) PHP
10 5 (3.38%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.70%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.03%) Java 8
12 3 (2.03%) R
13 2 (1.35%) Kotlin
13 2 (1.35%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.35%) Scala
13 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (16.22%) Degree
2 3 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (2.03%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) GDPR
2 4 (2.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.05%) Docker
2 2 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.03%) Kubernetes
1 3 (2.03%) Prometheus
2 2 (1.35%) Grafana
2 2 (1.35%) Kibana
2 2 (1.35%) Zipkin
3 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (22.30%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.11%) Oracle
3 5 (3.38%) BT
4 4 (2.70%) IBM
5 3 (2.03%) Apple
5 3 (2.03%) MuleSoft
5 3 (2.03%) Samsung
5 3 (2.03%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.35%) Google
6 2 (1.35%) New Relic
6 2 (1.35%) VMware
7 1 (0.68%) Capita
7 1 (0.68%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.68%) Nintex
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.68%) Tableau