Period
to 18 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 152 169 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 38.29% 40.82% 18.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.78% 43.00% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 132 120 52
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -7.89%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,475 £27,575
90th Percentile £56,125 £68,875 £47,500
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 392 393 270
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.74% 94.93% 93.10%
Number of salaries quoted 268 315 211
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +1 141 £37,500 - 56
County Armagh +9 5 £40,000 -5.88%
County Londonderry - 5 £57,500 - 3
County Tyrone +1 1 £27,500 -21.43%
Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 72 (47.37%) C#
2 63 (41.45%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (39.47%) Java
4 58 (38.16%) .NET
5 57 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 40 (26.32%) HTML
7 37 (24.34%) CSS
8 35 (23.03%) Software Engineering
9 32 (21.05%) SQL
9 32 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 31 (20.39%) ASP.NET
10 31 (20.39%) AngularJS
11 30 (19.74%) MVC
12 27 (17.76%) Spring
12 27 (17.76%) OO
13 26 (17.11%) Git (software)
14 25 (16.45%) Microsoft
15 21 (13.82%) TDD
15 21 (13.82%) Linux
15 21 (13.82%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (13.16%) Node.js
16 20 (13.16%) Web Development
16 20 (13.16%) Oracle
17 19 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (11.84%) Finance
18 18 (11.84%) JSON
19 17 (11.18%) Web Services
19 17 (11.18%) XML
19 17 (11.18%) Python
19 17 (11.18%) Problem-Solving

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 2 (1.32%) Apache
1 2 (1.32%) EPiServer
1 2 (1.32%) nginx
1 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (1.32%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.66%) CMS
2 1 (0.66%) Confluence
2 1 (0.66%) IIS
2 1 (0.66%) JBoss
2 1 (0.66%) Kentico
2 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) nopCommerce
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.66%) Magento
2 1 (0.66%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.66%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.63%) Office 365
3 4 (2.63%) PaaS
4 3 (1.97%) SaaS
5 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.32%) IaaS
6 1 (0.66%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.66%) npm
6 1 (0.66%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.66%) Serverless
6 1 (0.66%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.32%) PuTTY
1 2 (1.32%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.66%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.26%) Big Data
3 7 (4.61%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.29%) Power BI
4 5 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.97%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.97%) Hazelcast
6 3 (1.97%) MySQL
6 3 (1.97%) Redis
6 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.32%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.32%) KDB
7 2 (1.32%) Kdb+
7 2 (1.32%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (17.11%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.55%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.92%) Maven
4 7 (4.61%) JUnit
4 7 (4.61%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.95%) JIRA
5 6 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.29%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.29%) Gradle
7 4 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (1.97%) Ant
8 3 (1.97%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.97%) Subversion
9 2 (1.32%) gulp
9 2 (1.32%) Spock
9 2 (1.32%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.66%) Mockito
General
1 18 (11.84%) Finance
2 7 (4.61%) Financial Institution
3 4 (2.63%) Banking
3 4 (2.63%) Retail
4 3 (1.97%) Front Office
4 3 (1.97%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.97%) Legal
5 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.32%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) Advertising
6 1 (0.66%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (38.16%) .NET
2 40 (26.32%) HTML
3 37 (24.34%) CSS
4 31 (20.39%) AngularJS
4 31 (20.39%) ASP.NET
5 27 (17.76%) Spring
6 21 (13.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (13.16%) Node.js
8 18 (11.84%) JSON
9 17 (11.18%) Web Services
9 17 (11.18%) XML
10 16 (10.53%) jQuery
10 16 (10.53%) React
11 12 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (7.24%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (7.24%) HTML5
13 8 (5.26%) Entity Framework
13 8 (5.26%) REST
13 8 (5.26%) WCF
13 8 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.58%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (5.92%) User Experience
4 6 (3.95%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (3.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (3.29%) Chip and PIN
5 5 (3.29%) Contactless
5 5 (3.29%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (3.29%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.29%) Smartcard
6 4 (2.63%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.97%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.32%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.32%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.32%) iPhone
8 2 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.66%) Derivative
9 1 (0.66%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.82%) Linux
2 9 (5.92%) Unix
3 8 (5.26%) Windows
4 5 (3.29%) Android
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (41.45%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (23.03%) Software Engineering
3 30 (19.74%) MVC
4 27 (17.76%) OO
5 21 (13.82%) TDD
6 20 (13.16%) Web Development
7 17 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (10.53%) Refactoring
9 13 (8.55%) Mentoring
10 12 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (7.89%) Scrum
11 11 (7.24%) Analytics
11 11 (7.24%) Multithreading
11 11 (7.24%) SOA
12 10 (6.58%) SDLC
13 9 (5.92%) Test Automation
14 7 (4.61%) E-Commerce
14 7 (4.61%) Systems Analysis
15 6 (3.95%) OOD
15 6 (3.95%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 72 (47.37%) C#
2 60 (39.47%) Java
3 57 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 32 (21.05%) SQL
5 17 (11.18%) Python
6 15 (9.87%) C++
7 8 (5.26%) C
7 8 (5.26%) Java 8
8 6 (3.95%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.29%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.29%) Scala
10 4 (2.63%) Kotlin
10 4 (2.63%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.97%) PHP
12 2 (1.32%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.32%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.32%) R
12 2 (1.32%) Ruby
12 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (9.21%) Degree
2 4 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.97%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) GDPR
1 2 (1.32%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.63%) Docker
2 3 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.97%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (16.45%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.16%) Oracle
3 5 (3.29%) Apple
3 5 (3.29%) IBM
3 5 (3.29%) Samsung
4 3 (1.97%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.32%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.32%) Google
5 2 (1.32%) Nintex
5 2 (1.32%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.32%) Twitter
5 2 (1.32%) VMware
6 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.66%) Netezza
6 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.66%) Reuters
6 1 (0.66%) Solace
6 1 (0.66%) StreamBase
6 1 (0.66%) Sybase
6 1 (0.66%) Tableau