Period
to 19 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 323 185 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 51.52% 38.62% 25.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 53.04% 40.22% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 199 138 77
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £12,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -

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 609 460 315
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.13% 96.03% 92.38%
Number of salaries quoted 346 304 240
Northern Ireland median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,125 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £60,125
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +4.40%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 0 310 £40,000 +6.67% 43
County Londonderry -1 5 £77,500 +55.00% 2
County Tyrone -1 2 £27,500 -9.84% 1
County Armagh +7 1 £40,000 -3.03%
Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 193 (59.75%) C#
2 144 (44.58%) JavaScript
3 134 (41.49%) .NET
4 121 (37.46%) Agile Software Development
5 113 (34.98%) SQL
6 111 (34.37%) HTML
7 103 (31.89%) CSS
8 97 (30.03%) Java
9 88 (27.24%) AngularJS
10 82 (25.39%) ASP.NET
10 82 (25.39%) Software Engineering
11 77 (23.84%) MVC
12 72 (22.29%) Degree
13 69 (21.36%) jQuery
14 66 (20.43%) Microsoft
15 58 (17.96%) ASP.NET MVC
16 52 (16.10%) SQL Server
17 49 (15.17%) Microsoft Azure
18 47 (14.55%) OO
18 47 (14.55%) Python
19 44 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
20 43 (13.31%) Refactoring
20 43 (13.31%) Web Development
20 43 (13.31%) TDD
20 43 (13.31%) Node.js
21 42 (13.00%) User Experience
22 41 (12.69%) Git (software)
23 39 (12.07%) Unit Testing
23 39 (12.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 38 (11.76%) Greenfield Project

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 14 (4.33%) Apache
2 5 (1.55%) Confluence
2 5 (1.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.31%) CMS
3 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.31%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.31%) IIS
3 1 (0.31%) Kentico
3 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (2.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.62%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.31%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 49 (15.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (7.74%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.41%) Serverless
4 10 (3.10%) Office 365
5 7 (2.17%) SaaS
6 6 (1.86%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.24%) Apple Pay
7 4 (1.24%) Google Pay
7 4 (1.24%) Samsung Pay
8 3 (0.93%) PaaS
9 2 (0.62%) Azure Functions
9 2 (0.62%) npm
9 2 (0.62%) Yarn
10 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.31%) IaaS
10 1 (0.31%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.72%) Internet
2 5 (1.55%) PuTTY
3 3 (0.93%) HTTP
3 3 (0.93%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (16.10%) SQL Server
2 36 (11.15%) NoSQL
3 17 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.33%) Azure SQL Database
5 13 (4.02%) MySQL
6 11 (3.41%) MongoDB
7 10 (3.10%) RDBMS
8 9 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.55%) Big Data
10 5 (1.55%) Blockchain
10 5 (1.55%) MariaDB
10 5 (1.55%) Neo4j
11 3 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.93%) Cosmos DB
11 3 (0.93%) Hazelcast
11 3 (0.93%) Power BI
11 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 41 (12.69%) Git (software)
2 16 (4.95%) TeamCity
3 13 (4.02%) webpack
4 11 (3.41%) JIRA
5 10 (3.10%) Bitbucket
5 10 (3.10%) JUnit
6 9 (2.79%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.17%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.55%) Maven
8 5 (1.55%) Mockito
8 5 (1.55%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.93%) Gradle
10 3 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.93%) Spock
10 3 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.31%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.31%) Selenium
11 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.31%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (9.60%) Finance
2 9 (2.79%) Retail
3 8 (2.48%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.55%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.24%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.24%) Games
6 3 (0.93%) Banking
6 3 (0.93%) Legal
7 2 (0.62%) Front Office
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Marketing
8 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (41.49%) .NET
2 111 (34.37%) HTML
3 103 (31.89%) CSS
4 88 (27.24%) AngularJS
5 82 (25.39%) ASP.NET
6 69 (21.36%) jQuery
7 58 (17.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 43 (13.31%) Node.js
9 39 (12.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 37 (11.46%) React
11 33 (10.22%) Spring
12 31 (9.60%) .NET Core
13 28 (8.67%) Web Services
14 27 (8.36%) .NET Framework
14 27 (8.36%) HTML5
15 26 (8.05%) REST
16 23 (7.12%) WCF
17 22 (6.81%) XML
18 18 (5.57%) Swagger
19 17 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (13.00%) User Experience
2 38 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
3 32 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (8.05%) Mobile App
5 14 (4.33%) Cloud Native
6 12 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (3.41%) Fintech
8 9 (2.79%) Internet of Things
9 5 (1.55%) Cyberattack
9 5 (1.55%) Derivative
10 4 (1.24%) Chip and PIN
10 4 (1.24%) Contactless
10 4 (1.24%) Equities
10 4 (1.24%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (1.24%) Smartcard
10 4 (1.24%) Tandem
11 3 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.93%) Industrial Internet of Things
11 3 (0.93%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.93%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 33 (10.22%) Linux
2 11 (3.41%) Unix
3 10 (3.10%) Android
4 6 (1.86%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.55%) Windows
6 3 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (37.46%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (25.39%) Software Engineering
3 77 (23.84%) MVC
4 47 (14.55%) OO
5 44 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (13.31%) Refactoring
6 43 (13.31%) TDD
6 43 (13.31%) Web Development
7 39 (12.07%) Unit Testing
8 36 (11.15%) Scrum
9 34 (10.53%) Analytics
10 28 (8.67%) Computer Science
11 27 (8.36%) Microservices
12 26 (8.05%) Front End Development
13 24 (7.43%) BDD
13 24 (7.43%) SDLC
14 23 (7.12%) Kanban
15 21 (6.50%) Test Automation
16 20 (6.19%) Problem-Solving
16 20 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 193 (59.75%) C#
2 144 (44.58%) JavaScript
3 113 (34.98%) SQL
4 97 (30.03%) Java
5 47 (14.55%) Python
6 20 (6.19%) PHP
7 18 (5.57%) C++
8 12 (3.72%) Java 8
9 11 (3.41%) TypeScript
10 7 (2.17%) Perl
10 7 (2.17%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.17%) Scala
11 5 (1.55%) C
11 5 (1.55%) Ruby
12 4 (1.24%) Go
13 3 (0.93%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.62%) ES6
15 1 (0.31%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.31%) R
15 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 72 (22.29%) Degree
2 26 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.31%) PhD
4 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.48%) QA
System Software
1 24 (7.43%) Docker
2 5 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.93%) Firmware
4 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.93%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.31%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 66 (20.43%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.57%) Oracle
3 5 (1.55%) Twitter
3 5 (1.55%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.24%) Apple
4 4 (1.24%) Samsung
5 3 (0.93%) Verint
6 2 (0.62%) Google
7 1 (0.31%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.31%) FXall
7 1 (0.31%) IBM
7 1 (0.31%) Netezza
7 1 (0.31%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.31%) Reuters
7 1 (0.31%) SAP
7 1 (0.31%) Solace
7 1 (0.31%) Sybase
7 1 (0.31%) TIBCO