Period
to

The median annual salary for a Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 26 May 2022.

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
26 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 230 166 193
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 34.23% 41.81% 41.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.05% 43.80% 42.60%
Number of salaries quoted 104 128 81
10th Percentile £29,450 £27,500 £29,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +18.75% -15.79% +14.46%
75th Percentile £58,750 £51,250 £56,250
90th Percentile £60,875 £58,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% +5.00%

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 638 379 453
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.94% 95.47% 97.84%
Number of salaries quoted 364 232 237
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £33,250 £31,250 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £58,750 £53,125 £55,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,875 £60,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,626
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.51% +5.25%

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 26 May 2022.

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 26 May 2022. 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
Jobs
County Antrim 0 206 £48,500 +21.25% 43
County Down -4 17 - - 1
County Londonderry -4 2 £40,250 +15.00% 3
County Armagh -1 1 £42,500 +6.25%
County Tyrone - 1 - -
Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2022, Developer job roles required the following 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.

1 135 (58.70%) C#
2 109 (47.39%) .NET
3 100 (43.48%) Agile
4 94 (40.87%) JavaScript
5 77 (33.48%) SQL
6 71 (30.87%) Software Engineering
7 69 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 68 (29.57%) Java
9 58 (25.22%) Git (software)
10 57 (24.78%) HTML
10 57 (24.78%) CSS
11 54 (23.48%) Oracle
12 51 (22.17%) AngularJS
13 50 (21.74%) Full Stack Development
14 46 (20.00%) React
15 42 (18.26%) Python
16 41 (17.83%) .NET Framework
17 39 (16.96%) OOP
17 39 (16.96%) SQL Server
17 39 (16.96%) .NET Core
18 37 (16.09%) OO
19 34 (14.78%) Mentoring
19 34 (14.78%) Azure
20 32 (13.91%) HTML5
21 31 (13.48%) CSS3
22 30 (13.04%) Data Structures
22 30 (13.04%) Docker
23 29 (12.61%) Finance
23 29 (12.61%) ASP.NET
24 28 (12.17%) Functional Programming

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 12 (5.22%) Umbraco
2 11 (4.78%) CMS
3 8 (3.48%) Kentico
4 2 (0.87%) IIS
5 1 (0.43%) Apache
5 1 (0.43%) Confluence
5 1 (0.43%) Moodle
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.43%) Totara
5 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Actimize
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.43%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 34 (14.78%) Azure
2 28 (12.17%) SaaS
3 25 (10.87%) AWS
4 4 (1.74%) Power Platform
5 3 (1.30%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (1.30%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.87%) npm
7 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.43%) GCP
7 1 (0.43%) Power Automate
7 1 (0.43%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.30%) HTTP
2 1 (0.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.96%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 9 (3.91%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.61%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.74%) Power BI
5 4 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.87%) Big Data
7 2 (0.87%) MySQL
7 2 (0.87%) Power Query
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.43%) KDB
8 1 (0.43%) Kdb+
8 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 58 (25.22%) Git (software)
2 23 (10.00%) Subversion
3 9 (3.91%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.17%) JIRA
5 2 (0.87%) GitLab
6 1 (0.43%) Babel
6 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.43%) Moq
6 1 (0.43%) MSTest
6 1 (0.43%) NUnit
6 1 (0.43%) webpack
General
1 29 (12.61%) Finance
2 26 (11.30%) Public Sector
3 11 (4.78%) Social Skills
4 6 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.74%) Law
6 3 (1.30%) Local Government
6 3 (1.30%) Social Housing
7 2 (0.87%) Marketing
7 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.87%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (0.87%) Retail
8 1 (0.43%) Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.43%) Tech for Good
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (47.39%) .NET
2 57 (24.78%) CSS
2 57 (24.78%) HTML
3 51 (22.17%) AngularJS
4 46 (20.00%) React
5 41 (17.83%) .NET Framework
6 39 (16.96%) .NET Core
7 32 (13.91%) HTML5
8 31 (13.48%) CSS3
9 29 (12.61%) ASP.NET
10 27 (11.74%) Java SE
11 24 (10.43%) jQuery
12 21 (9.13%) Vue.js
13 20 (8.70%) Entity Framework
14 18 (7.83%) WCF
15 16 (6.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 16 (6.96%) Hibernate
16 15 (6.52%) Redux
17 11 (4.78%) REST
18 9 (3.91%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.04%) Data Structures
2 17 (7.39%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (6.09%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (4.78%) User Experience
5 8 (3.48%) Tandem
6 5 (2.17%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.74%) Legacy Code
8 2 (0.87%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.43%) Derivative
9 1 (0.43%) Educational Technology
9 1 (0.43%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.43%) Equities
9 1 (0.43%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.43%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.87%) Linux
2 11 (4.78%) Android
2 11 (4.78%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (43.48%) Agile
2 71 (30.87%) Software Engineering
3 50 (21.74%) Full Stack Development
4 39 (16.96%) OOP
5 37 (16.09%) OO
6 34 (14.78%) Mentoring
7 28 (12.17%) Functional Programming
8 27 (11.74%) Front End Development
9 24 (10.43%) Open Source
9 24 (10.43%) Scrum
10 23 (10.00%) DevOps
10 23 (10.00%) Fintech
11 21 (9.13%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (8.70%) MVC
12 20 (8.70%) Web Development
13 19 (8.26%) CI/CD
14 18 (7.83%) Software Testing
15 17 (7.39%) Infrastructure as Code
15 17 (7.39%) Microservices
16 15 (6.52%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (58.70%) C#
2 94 (40.87%) JavaScript
3 77 (33.48%) SQL
4 68 (29.57%) Java
5 42 (18.26%) Python
6 17 (7.39%) T-SQL
7 11 (4.78%) TypeScript
8 10 (4.35%) PHP
9 6 (2.61%) Apple Swift
9 6 (2.61%) Kotlin
10 5 (2.17%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.30%) Bash
11 3 (1.30%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.30%) R
11 3 (1.30%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.87%) ES6
12 2 (0.87%) Ruby
13 1 (0.43%) Dart
13 1 (0.43%) Go
13 1 (0.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (11.74%) CIW
1 27 (11.74%) OCA
1 27 (11.74%) OCP
1 27 (11.74%) Oracle Certification
2 6 (2.61%) Degree
3 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.43%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.30%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) Accessibility
2 2 (0.87%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (13.04%) Docker
2 15 (6.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 15 (6.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (11.74%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.43%) Ansible
2 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 69 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 54 (23.48%) Oracle
3 23 (10.00%) Civica
4 4 (1.74%) UiPath
5 3 (1.30%) Automation Anywhere
6 2 (0.87%) ABBYY
6 2 (0.87%) Blue Prism
6 2 (0.87%) Citrix
6 2 (0.87%) Google
6 2 (0.87%) SAP
7 1 (0.43%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.43%) Kofax
7 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.43%) Xamarin