Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 180 179 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 43.58% 39.00% 21.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 44.12% 40.41% 23.45%
Number of salaries quoted 163 121 67
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% -9.09%
10th Percentile £26,000 £12,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £64,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 408 443 307
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.79% 96.51% 92.75%
Number of salaries quoted 300 287 245
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £20,500 £26,100
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,000 £59,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 0 169 £40,000 +9.59% 55
County Londonderry - 7 £57,500 -
County Tyrone +1 3 £27,500 -21.43%
County Armagh +9 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 91 (50.56%) C#
2 78 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 68 (37.78%) Java
5 64 (35.56%) .NET
6 59 (32.78%) HTML
7 51 (28.33%) CSS
8 47 (26.11%) Software Engineering
9 44 (24.44%) SQL
10 39 (21.67%) ASP.NET
11 38 (21.11%) MVC
12 37 (20.56%) AngularJS
13 36 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 35 (19.44%) OO
15 34 (18.89%) TDD
16 30 (16.67%) Microsoft
16 30 (16.67%) jQuery
17 29 (16.11%) Git (software)
18 28 (15.56%) Spring
19 27 (15.00%) Refactoring
19 27 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
20 25 (13.89%) Web Development
21 23 (12.78%) Linux
21 23 (12.78%) Node.js
22 22 (12.22%) XML
22 22 (12.22%) Degree
23 20 (11.11%) Scrum
23 20 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
24 19 (10.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 19 (10.56%) Analytical Skills

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 4 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.11%) EPiServer
2 2 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.11%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.56%) Apache
3 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.56%) CMS
3 1 (0.56%) Confluence
3 1 (0.56%) Kentico
3 1 (0.56%) nginx
3 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.11%) NetSuite
1 2 (1.11%) nopCommerce
2 1 (0.56%) Magento
2 1 (0.56%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.89%) Apple Pay
3 7 (3.89%) Google Pay
3 7 (3.89%) Samsung Pay
4 6 (3.33%) Office 365
5 4 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (2.22%) PaaS
5 4 (2.22%) Serverless
6 3 (1.67%) SaaS
7 2 (1.11%) IaaS
7 2 (1.11%) npm
7 2 (1.11%) Yarn
8 1 (0.56%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.78%) PuTTY
2 4 (2.22%) Unified Communications
3 3 (1.67%) Internet
4 1 (0.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.89%) Blockchain
4 6 (3.33%) Big Data
4 6 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.78%) MariaDB
5 5 (2.78%) Power BI
5 5 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.22%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.67%) Hazelcast
8 2 (1.11%) MySQL
8 2 (1.11%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (16.11%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.78%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.56%) Maven
4 8 (4.44%) JIRA
4 8 (4.44%) JUnit
5 6 (3.33%) Bitbucket
5 6 (3.33%) Gradle
5 6 (3.33%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.67%) Ant
7 3 (1.67%) Spock
7 3 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.67%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.11%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.11%) gulp
9 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.56%) Selenium
9 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (10.00%) Finance
2 8 (4.44%) Retail
3 7 (3.89%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.78%) Banking
5 4 (2.22%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.67%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.11%) Front Office
7 2 (1.11%) Marketing
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
8 1 (0.56%) Legal
8 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (35.56%) .NET
2 59 (32.78%) HTML
3 51 (28.33%) CSS
4 39 (21.67%) ASP.NET
5 37 (20.56%) AngularJS
6 30 (16.67%) jQuery
7 28 (15.56%) Spring
8 27 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (12.78%) Node.js
10 22 (12.22%) XML
11 19 (10.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 19 (10.56%) Web Services
12 17 (9.44%) JSON
12 17 (9.44%) React
13 14 (7.78%) .NET Framework
14 12 (6.67%) Entity Framework
15 11 (6.11%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (6.11%) HTML5
15 11 (6.11%) WCF
16 10 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.33%) User Experience
4 12 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.89%) Chip and PIN
5 7 (3.89%) Contactless
5 7 (3.89%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (3.89%) Mobile Payment
5 7 (3.89%) Smartcard
6 6 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (2.22%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.22%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.22%) Tandem
9 3 (1.67%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.67%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.11%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.78%) Linux
2 8 (4.44%) Android
3 6 (3.33%) Unix
4 5 (2.78%) Windows
5 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (26.11%) Software Engineering
3 38 (21.11%) MVC
4 35 (19.44%) OO
5 34 (18.89%) TDD
6 27 (15.00%) Refactoring
7 25 (13.89%) Web Development
8 20 (11.11%) Scrum
9 19 (10.56%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (7.78%) Mentoring
10 14 (7.78%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (6.67%) Test Automation
12 11 (6.11%) Analytics
12 11 (6.11%) BDD
12 11 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (5.56%) Multithreading
13 10 (5.56%) SOA
13 10 (5.56%) Unit Testing
14 9 (5.00%) OOD
14 9 (5.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 91 (50.56%) C#
2 75 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 68 (37.78%) Java
4 44 (24.44%) SQL
5 19 (10.56%) Python
6 14 (7.78%) C++
7 9 (5.00%) Java 8
8 8 (4.44%) C
9 7 (3.89%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.33%) Scala
11 5 (2.78%) PHP
11 5 (2.78%) TypeScript
12 4 (2.22%) Kotlin
13 3 (1.67%) Go
13 3 (1.67%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.11%) ES6
14 2 (1.11%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.11%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (12.22%) Degree
2 8 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.11%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (3.33%) Docker
2 5 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.22%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 30 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.56%) Oracle
3 7 (3.89%) Apple
3 7 (3.89%) Samsung
4 5 (2.78%) Twitter
5 3 (1.67%) IBM
5 3 (1.67%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.11%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.11%) Google
6 2 (1.11%) Nintex
6 2 (1.11%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.56%) FXall
7 1 (0.56%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.56%) Netezza
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.56%) Reuters
7 1 (0.56%) Solace
7 1 (0.56%) StreamBase
7 1 (0.56%) VMware