Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Developer
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 29 28
Rank change year-on-year -31 -1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 7 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.55% 4.39% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 4.78% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 5
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £38,000 £37,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £64,000 £46,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +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 434 314 151
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 91.81% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 282 242 118
Northern Ireland median annual salary £36,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.41% -2.50% +21.21%
10th Percentile £20,500 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £61,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Northern Ireland

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Northern Ireland

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -25 6 £42,000 -16.00% 3
County Armagh - 1 £42,500 -
Senior Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) OOD
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) LAMP
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) J2EE
5 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Sencha
5 1 (14.29%) High Availability
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (14.29%) KDB
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security

Senior 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 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle SCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) KDB
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 1 (14.29%) JDeveloper
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) LAMP
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) Java EE
2 1 (14.29%) JMS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Struts
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
2 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) OOD
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (14.29%) RAD
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Scala
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Sencha