Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 19 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 182 145 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 38.32% 34.20% 33.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 39.39% 35.71% 34.65%
Number of salaries quoted 147 132 58
Northern Ireland median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.63% -5.33%
10th Percentile £12,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,250 £54,125
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 462 406 228
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.26% 95.75% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 319 333 176
Northern Ireland median annual salary £39,000 £36,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.85% -5.19% +2.67%
10th Percentile £21,600 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 February 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 February 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 0 161 £39,000 +4.00% 48
County Down - 10 £40,000 - 1
County Tyrone +8 4 £29,250 -16.43% 1
County Armagh 0 2 £40,000 +77.78% 1
County Londonderry -2 1 £50,000 +52.67%
Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 77 (42.31%) Java
2 67 (36.81%) JavaScript
3 66 (36.26%) C#
4 65 (35.71%) .NET
5 63 (34.62%) HTML
5 63 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (31.32%) Microsoft
7 52 (28.57%) CSS
8 45 (24.73%) Software Engineering
9 40 (21.98%) AngularJS
10 39 (21.43%) MVC
10 39 (21.43%) SQL
11 38 (20.88%) SQL Server
12 36 (19.78%) TDD
13 34 (18.68%) ASP.NET
14 32 (17.58%) Degree
15 31 (17.03%) Oracle
15 31 (17.03%) Spring
16 30 (16.48%) BDD
16 30 (16.48%) Node.js
16 30 (16.48%) React
17 29 (15.93%) Python
18 27 (14.84%) Web Services
18 27 (14.84%) Continuous Integration
19 26 (14.29%) JSON
20 25 (13.74%) RESTful
20 25 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
21 24 (13.19%) C
21 24 (13.19%) Finance
22 22 (12.09%) C++

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 5 (2.75%) Oracle Workflow
1 5 (2.75%) WordPress
2 2 (1.10%) Apache
2 2 (1.10%) CMS
2 2 (1.10%) Drupal
2 2 (1.10%) nginx
2 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.55%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (0.55%) Confluence
3 1 (0.55%) IIS
3 1 (0.55%) Luigi
3 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.20%) Magento
3 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.55%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (6.59%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (3.85%) npm
5 2 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.55%) Boomi
6 1 (0.55%) GitHub
6 1 (0.55%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.88%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.89%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.49%) MySQL
4 8 (4.40%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (3.85%) Cosmos DB
5 7 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (3.30%) Ingres
6 6 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.75%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (2.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (2.20%) Power BI
8 4 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.65%) SQLite
10 2 (1.10%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (8.24%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.59%) Jenkins
2 12 (6.59%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (6.04%) GitLab
4 9 (4.95%) JUnit
5 8 (4.40%) TeamCity
6 7 (3.85%) Mockito
6 7 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (3.85%) Subversion
7 6 (3.30%) Jasmine
7 6 (3.30%) JIRA
7 6 (3.30%) Karma Test Runner
7 6 (3.30%) Protractor
7 6 (3.30%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (2.75%) JDeveloper
8 5 (2.75%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (2.75%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (1.10%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (13.19%) Finance
2 13 (7.14%) Legal
3 10 (5.49%) Banking
4 7 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.30%) Prime Brokerage
5 6 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.75%) Marketing
7 3 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.10%) Back Office
9 1 (0.55%) Advertising
9 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (35.71%) .NET
2 63 (34.62%) HTML
3 52 (28.57%) CSS
4 40 (21.98%) AngularJS
5 34 (18.68%) ASP.NET
6 31 (17.03%) Spring
7 30 (16.48%) Node.js
7 30 (16.48%) React
8 27 (14.84%) Web Services
9 26 (14.29%) JSON
10 25 (13.74%) RESTful
11 21 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (10.99%) Spring Boot
13 18 (9.89%) XML
14 17 (9.34%) jQuery
14 17 (9.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
16 13 (7.14%) .NET Framework
17 12 (6.59%) ASP.NET Web API
17 12 (6.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 13 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (4.40%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (3.30%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.30%) Tandem
7 2 (1.10%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (1.10%) Contactless
7 2 (1.10%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.10%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.55%) Fintech
8 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.55%) Robotics
8 1 (0.55%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.34%) Linux
2 14 (7.69%) Android
3 11 (6.04%) Apple iOS
4 9 (4.95%) Windows
5 7 (3.85%) Unix
6 2 (1.10%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.10%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (24.73%) Software Engineering
3 39 (21.43%) MVC
4 36 (19.78%) TDD
5 30 (16.48%) BDD
6 27 (14.84%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (12.09%) SDLC
8 18 (9.89%) Scrum
9 17 (9.34%) OO
10 15 (8.24%) Test Automation
10 15 (8.24%) Web Development
10 15 (8.24%) Workflow
11 14 (7.69%) Mentoring
12 13 (7.14%) DevOps
13 12 (6.59%) Front End Development
13 12 (6.59%) Unit Testing
14 11 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (4.95%) Continuous Delivery
15 9 (4.95%) Mobile Application Development
15 9 (4.95%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 77 (42.31%) Java
2 67 (36.81%) JavaScript
3 66 (36.26%) C#
4 39 (21.43%) SQL
5 29 (15.93%) Python
6 24 (13.19%) C
7 22 (12.09%) C++
8 14 (7.69%) PHP
8 14 (7.69%) PL/SQL
9 12 (6.59%) Perl
10 9 (4.95%) Ruby
11 7 (3.85%) Objective-C
12 6 (3.30%) TypeScript
13 5 (2.75%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.75%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.75%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.65%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.65%) VBA
15 2 (1.10%) Apex Code
15 2 (1.10%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 32 (17.58%) Degree
2 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.55%) PhD
4 1 (0.55%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.30%) GDPR
2 2 (1.10%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 20 (10.99%) Docker
2 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (7.69%) Prometheus
2 11 (6.04%) Grafana
2 11 (6.04%) Kibana
2 11 (6.04%) Zipkin
3 6 (3.30%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 57 (31.32%) Microsoft
2 31 (17.03%) Oracle
3 11 (6.04%) New Relic
4 5 (2.75%) BT
5 4 (2.20%) Google
5 4 (2.20%) IBM
5 4 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.20%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.65%) Apple
6 3 (1.65%) Capita
7 2 (1.10%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.10%) Samsung
8 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.55%) Tableau