The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 26 26 27
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 14 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.05% 4.65% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 4.80% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 0
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 266 125 107
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 96.03% 96.90% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 228 80 80
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £31,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +1 14 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 18 (85.71%) Java
2 17 (80.95%) SQL
3 12 (57.14%) Oracle
4 9 (42.86%) PL/SQL
4 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
5 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
6 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 7 (33.33%) OO
6 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 6 (28.57%) Data Protection
7 6 (28.57%) JMS
7 6 (28.57%) J2EE
7 6 (28.57%) WebSphere
8 5 (23.81%) Degree
9 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
9 4 (19.05%) JSF
9 4 (19.05%) Silverlight
9 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (19.05%) JAX-WS
9 4 (19.05%) Kanban
9 4 (19.05%) Java EE 5
9 4 (19.05%) EJB 3.0
9 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (19.05%) GitHub
9 4 (19.05%) Docker
9 4 (19.05%) Programmatic Advertising
9 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
9 4 (19.05%) Ajax

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 4 (19.05%) NetWeaver
2 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (14.29%) ArcGIS
4 2 (9.52%) JBoss
4 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) PVCS
2 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (19.05%) Advertising
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) J2EE
1 6 (28.57%) JMS
2 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) Ajax
2 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
2 4 (19.05%) EJB
2 4 (19.05%) EJB 3.0
2 4 (19.05%) Java EE 5
2 4 (19.05%) JAX-WS
2 4 (19.05%) JDBC
2 4 (19.05%) JSF
2 4 (19.05%) JSP
2 4 (19.05%) LAMP
2 4 (19.05%) Silverlight
3 3 (14.29%) HTML
3 3 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) Java EE
4 2 (9.52%) SOAP
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.76%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.52%) Smart Energy
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
3 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 7 (33.33%) OO
4 6 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
5 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) Kanban
5 4 (19.05%) OOP
5 4 (19.05%) Programmatic Advertising
5 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Change Control
6 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
7 2 (9.52%) EAM
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) Java
2 17 (80.95%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) PL/SQL
4 4 (19.05%) C#
4 4 (19.05%) C++
4 4 (19.05%) PHP
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.52%) Scala
7 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) IBM
2 4 (19.05%) SAP
3 3 (14.29%) ESRI
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft