Period
to 5 June 2020

The median annual salary for a Developer was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 180 305 145
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 41.00% 45.39% 39.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 41.67% 46.56% 39.84%
Number of salaries quoted 73 237 132
Median annual salary £41,500 £41,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.50% +2.00%
10th Percentile £28,950 £27,500 £24,100
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 432 655 364
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.41% 97.47% 98.11%
Number of salaries quoted 214 446 267
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,150 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,625 £60,000
UK median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +5.26%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Northern Ireland

Developer
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Developer in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Developer in Northern Ireland

Developer
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 2020. 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 0 150 £45,000 +8.43% 30
County Londonderry +2 12 £33,500 -36.19%
Newry 0 7 £40,000 -
County Down +2 2 £33,250 +10.83%
County Tyrone - 1 £35,000 -
Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 86 (47.78%) C#
2 79 (43.89%) .NET
3 78 (43.33%) JavaScript
4 54 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (25.56%) SQL Server
5 46 (25.56%) AngularJS
6 43 (23.89%) SQL
7 42 (23.33%) Software Engineering
8 41 (22.78%) Java
9 40 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 40 (22.22%) AWS
10 39 (21.67%) Azure
11 37 (20.56%) Degree
11 37 (20.56%) ASP.NET
12 35 (19.44%) HTML
13 30 (16.67%) .NET Framework
14 29 (16.11%) Fintech
15 28 (15.56%) Python
16 27 (15.00%) MVC
16 27 (15.00%) React
17 26 (14.44%) CSS
17 26 (14.44%) Computer Science
18 25 (13.89%) Spring
19 24 (13.33%) Oracle
20 23 (12.78%) Finance
20 23 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
21 20 (11.11%) jQuery
21 20 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
21 20 (11.11%) Web Development
22 19 (10.56%) Entity Framework

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 (2.78%) EPiServer
1 5 (2.78%) Kentico
1 5 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.11%) Apache
3 2 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.11%) S-PLUS
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.11%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 2 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (1.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 2 (1.11%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (1.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 40 (22.22%) AWS
2 39 (21.67%) Azure
3 8 (4.44%) SaaS
4 6 (3.33%) GCP
5 5 (2.78%) PaaS
6 2 (1.11%) Azure Stack
6 2 (1.11%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.67%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (25.56%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 9 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.33%) Amazon Aurora
6 6 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.78%) MySQL
7 5 (2.78%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.11%) KDB
10 2 (1.11%) Kdb+
10 2 (1.11%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.56%) Big Data
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.78%) gulp
2 5 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (2.78%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.67%) Automake
3 3 (1.67%) GCC
3 3 (1.67%) GDB
4 2 (1.11%) JIRA
5 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.56%) Xcode
General
1 23 (12.78%) Finance
2 16 (8.89%) Banking
2 16 (8.89%) Investment Banking
3 12 (6.67%) Retail
4 4 (2.22%) Legal
5 3 (1.67%) Marketing
5 3 (1.67%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.11%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Front Office
7 1 (0.56%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (43.89%) .NET
2 46 (25.56%) AngularJS
3 37 (20.56%) ASP.NET
4 35 (19.44%) HTML
5 30 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 27 (15.00%) React
7 26 (14.44%) CSS
8 25 (13.89%) Spring
9 20 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (11.11%) jQuery
10 19 (10.56%) Entity Framework
11 17 (9.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 16 (8.89%) RESTful
13 15 (8.33%) REST
13 15 (8.33%) Spring Boot
14 13 (7.22%) Node.js
15 10 (5.56%) JSON
16 9 (5.00%) Sass
16 9 (5.00%) Web Services
17 8 (4.44%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.56%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (6.11%) User Experience
3 10 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.67%) Cyberattack
6 3 (1.67%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.11%) Biotechnology
7 2 (1.11%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.11%) iPhone
7 2 (1.11%) Life Science
7 2 (1.11%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.11%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.56%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.56%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.00%) Unix
2 6 (3.33%) Linux
3 3 (1.67%) Android
4 2 (1.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (23.33%) Software Engineering
3 29 (16.11%) Fintech
4 27 (15.00%) MVC
5 26 (14.44%) Computer Science
6 23 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (11.11%) Web Development
8 19 (10.56%) Front End Development
9 17 (9.44%) OO
10 16 (8.89%) TDD
11 14 (7.78%) Microservices
11 14 (7.78%) Scrum
12 13 (7.22%) DevOps
12 13 (7.22%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (6.67%) Mathematics
13 12 (6.67%) Test Automation
14 11 (6.11%) Analytics
14 11 (6.11%) Mentoring
15 10 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
15 10 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (47.78%) C#
2 78 (43.33%) JavaScript
3 43 (23.89%) SQL
4 41 (22.78%) Java
5 28 (15.56%) Python
6 13 (7.22%) C++
7 9 (5.00%) VBA
8 8 (4.44%) Java 8
9 7 (3.89%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.78%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.22%) Go
12 3 (1.67%) Ruby
12 3 (1.67%) VB
13 2 (1.11%) Perl
13 2 (1.11%) PHP
13 2 (1.11%) R
14 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (20.56%) Degree
2 15 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.22%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.89%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 40 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.33%) Oracle
3 7 (3.89%) Google
4 4 (2.22%) Databricks
5 1 (0.56%) UiPath