Period
to 7 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

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
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 29 44 51
Rank change year-on-year +15 +7 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 29 35 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.13% 5.49% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.23% 5.61% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 5
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.70% -14.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,750 £30,750 £39,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 401 624 408
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.53% 97.96% 99.03%
Number of salaries quoted 169 438 299
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £22,400
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,058 £62,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Northern Ireland

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Northern Ireland

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Developer in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

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 6 months to 7 July 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 +23 26 £56,250 +36.36% 4
County Londonderry -1 2 - -
County Down - 1 £35,000 -
Senior Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 16 (55.17%) Software Engineering
2 13 (44.83%) AngularJS
3 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) AWS
4 11 (37.93%) C#
4 11 (37.93%) .NET
5 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
5 10 (34.48%) Azure
6 9 (31.03%) Scrum
6 9 (31.03%) RESTful
7 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
7 8 (27.59%) React
7 8 (27.59%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (20.69%) Microservices
8 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
8 6 (20.69%) Spring Boot
8 6 (20.69%) Front End Development
8 6 (20.69%) Fintech
8 6 (20.69%) Node.js
8 6 (20.69%) Oracle
8 6 (20.69%) Java
8 6 (20.69%) SaaS
8 6 (20.69%) Spring
9 5 (17.24%) HTML
10 4 (13.79%) Investment Banking
10 4 (13.79%) Banking
10 4 (13.79%) Degree
10 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
10 4 (13.79%) Investment Management
10 4 (13.79%) REST

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 (6.90%) Apache
1 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (6.90%) EPiServer
Cloud Services
1 12 (41.38%) AWS
2 10 (34.48%) Azure
3 6 (20.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MariaDB
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
1 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) gulp
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
General
1 4 (13.79%) Banking
1 4 (13.79%) Investment Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Games
2 2 (6.90%) Public Sector
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) AngularJS
2 11 (37.93%) .NET
3 9 (31.03%) RESTful
4 8 (27.59%) React
5 6 (20.69%) Node.js
5 6 (20.69%) Spring
5 6 (20.69%) Spring Boot
6 5 (17.24%) HTML
7 4 (13.79%) GraphQL
7 4 (13.79%) Ionic Framework
7 4 (13.79%) Jest
7 4 (13.79%) React Native
7 4 (13.79%) Redux
7 4 (13.79%) REST
8 3 (10.34%) COM
8 3 (10.34%) CSS
8 3 (10.34%) jQuery
8 3 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
9 2 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.90%) iPhone
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Android
1 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Software Engineering
2 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) Scrum
4 6 (20.69%) Fintech
4 6 (20.69%) Front End Development
4 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
4 6 (20.69%) Microservices
5 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
5 4 (13.79%) Investment Management
5 4 (13.79%) Line Management
6 3 (10.34%) Architectural Design
6 3 (10.34%) DevOps
6 3 (10.34%) MVC
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.90%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 2 (6.90%) IT Strategy
7 2 (6.90%) Open Source
7 2 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.90%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) C#
2 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.69%) Java
4 4 (13.79%) Java 8
4 4 (13.79%) TypeScript
5 2 (6.90%) Go
6 1 (3.45%) SQL
6 1 (3.45%) VB
6 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Databricks