The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 11 34 18
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 5 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 10.87% 1.40% 10.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.11% 1.47% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 8
Average salary £42,500 £34,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.08% -14.37%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Java Developer
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45 136 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 97.83% 95.10% 89.80%
Number of salaries quoted 38 64 104
Average salary £42,500 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.34% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Belfast region.

Java Developer Salary Trend in Belfast

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
3 9 (81.82%) HTML
3 9 (81.82%) CSS
4 7 (63.64%) Hibernate
4 7 (63.64%) Spring
4 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
5 6 (54.55%) Finance
5 6 (54.55%) JUnit
5 6 (54.55%) SQL
5 6 (54.55%) WebLogic
6 5 (45.45%) J2EE
6 5 (45.45%) MVC
7 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
7 4 (36.36%) JDBC
7 4 (36.36%) JSP
7 4 (36.36%) Servlets
7 4 (36.36%) Linux
7 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
8 3 (27.27%) TestNG
8 3 (27.27%) Concurrent Programming
8 3 (27.27%) SDLC
8 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
8 3 (27.27%) UNIX
8 3 (27.27%) MySQL
8 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
8 3 (27.27%) Degree
8 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
8 3 (27.27%) System Testing

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) WebLogic
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
3 2 (18.18%) JBoss
3 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
4 1 (9.09%) Node.js
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 2 (18.18%) Redis
3 2 (18.18%) Hazelcast
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) JUnit
2 3 (27.27%) TestNG
3 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
3 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) JBehave
3 2 (18.18%) Mockito
3 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) Hudson
3 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
3 2 (18.18%) Gradle
3 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (18.18%) LoadUI
3 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
3 2 (18.18%) IntelliJ
3 2 (18.18%) JMeter
3 2 (18.18%) NetBeans
3 2 (18.18%) Subversion
3 2 (18.18%) Maven
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium
3 2 (18.18%) FitNesse
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Front Office
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) Hibernate
2 7 (63.64%) Spring
3 5 (45.45%) J2EE
4 4 (36.36%) JDBC
4 4 (36.36%) JSP
4 4 (36.36%) Servlets
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) Java EE
5 2 (18.18%) iBATIS
5 2 (18.18%) RESTful
5 2 (18.18%) HTML5
5 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
5 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (18.18%) Sass
5 2 (18.18%) LESS
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) EclipseLink
5 2 (18.18%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
3 3 (27.27%) System Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Concurrent Programming
3 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) OOD
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 2 (18.18%) C++
6 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft