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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 1 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 21 39 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 43.75% 27.66% 22.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 61.76% 38.24% 34.69%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 26
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £31,350 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,750 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Java
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
34 102 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 70.83% 72.34% 65.77%
Number of salaries quoted 29 38 79
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,250 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Java
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Java Salary Trend in Belfast

Java
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Belfast

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 30 (42.86%) SQL
2 29 (41.43%) Python
3 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (40.00%) Degree
4 25 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 23 (32.86%) HTML
6 21 (30.00%) C++
7 20 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 20 (28.57%) Computer Science
8 19 (27.14%) Management Information System
9 18 (25.71%) Finance
9 18 (25.71%) CSS
9 18 (25.71%) Social Media
9 18 (25.71%) Analytics
10 16 (22.86%) XML
10 16 (22.86%) UNIX
10 16 (22.86%) Linux
11 15 (21.43%) Ruby
11 15 (21.43%) Rapid7
12 14 (20.00%) C#
12 14 (20.00%) Oracle
13 13 (18.57%) Operations Research
13 13 (18.57%) Economics
13 13 (18.57%) Relational Database
13 13 (18.57%) User Experience
13 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (18.57%) SDLC
14 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
15 11 (15.71%) Risk Management
15 11 (15.71%) SAP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 9 (12.86%) WebLogic
2 9 (12.86%) SAS
3 6 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.57%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.29%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.29%) JBoss
5 2 (2.86%) NetWeaver
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.86%) Node.js
6 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.43%) Confluence
6 1 (1.43%) Apache
6 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.14%) MS Office
3 4 (5.71%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.57%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (4.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
1 6 (8.57%) Wireshark
2 3 (4.29%) Network Security
2 3 (4.29%) HTTPS
2 3 (4.29%) HTTP
3 1 (1.43%) FTP
3 1 (1.43%) VPN
3 1 (1.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) Relational Database
2 11 (15.71%) NoSQL
3 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 9 (12.86%) RDBMS
4 9 (12.86%) QlikView
5 8 (11.43%) Oracle Database
6 7 (10.00%) Big Data
6 7 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (7.14%) MySQL
7 5 (7.14%) Hadoop
7 5 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (5.71%) MongoDB
9 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.86%) Informix
10 2 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.86%) Redis
10 2 (2.86%) Hazelcast
10 2 (2.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) Ant
2 9 (12.86%) Maven
3 8 (11.43%) Jenkins
4 7 (10.00%) Selenium
4 7 (10.00%) JUnit
5 6 (8.57%) Cucumber
5 6 (8.57%) Metasploit
6 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.29%) Mercurial
7 3 (4.29%) TestNG
7 3 (4.29%) Mockito
7 3 (4.29%) Capybara
7 3 (4.29%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (4.29%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.29%) Subversion
8 2 (2.86%) NetBeans
8 2 (2.86%) JMeter
8 2 (2.86%) FitNesse
8 2 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.86%) IntelliJ
General
1 18 (25.71%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.86%) Retail
2 9 (12.86%) Marketing
3 2 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Front Office
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (41.43%) Developer
2 17 (24.29%) Software Engineer
3 13 (18.57%) Consultant
4 11 (15.71%) Java Developer
5 10 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Development Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Lead Software Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Graduate
6 6 (8.57%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Software Development Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Data Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) Data Analytics Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Software Development Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Development Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.86%) HTML
2 18 (25.71%) CSS
3 16 (22.86%) XML
4 10 (14.29%) Web Services
4 10 (14.29%) Spring
5 9 (12.86%) .NET
6 8 (11.43%) SOAP
6 8 (11.43%) JSON
7 7 (10.00%) Hibernate
8 6 (8.57%) RESTful
8 6 (8.57%) JDBC
9 5 (7.14%) JSP
9 5 (7.14%) Servlets
9 5 (7.14%) J2EE
10 4 (5.71%) HTML5
10 4 (5.71%) JMS
11 3 (4.29%) Java EE
11 3 (4.29%) REST
11 3 (4.29%) jQuery
11 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 19 (27.14%) Management Information System
3 18 (25.71%) Social Media
4 13 (18.57%) Economics
4 13 (18.57%) User Experience
4 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (15.71%) iPad
5 11 (15.71%) iPhone
6 10 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 10 (14.29%) BBC
6 10 (14.29%) Smartphone
7 8 (11.43%) Data Extraction
7 8 (11.43%) Algorithms
8 6 (8.57%) Mathematics
9 5 (7.14%) Physics
9 5 (7.14%) Chemistry
9 5 (7.14%) Psychology
9 5 (7.14%) Statistics
9 5 (7.14%) GIS
10 4 (5.71%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.86%) UNIX
1 16 (22.86%) Linux
2 11 (15.71%) Android
3 10 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 8 (11.43%) Windows
5 6 (8.57%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.43%) Solaris
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 18 (25.71%) Analytics
4 13 (18.57%) Operations Research
4 13 (18.57%) SDLC
5 11 (15.71%) OO
5 11 (15.71%) Risk Management
6 10 (14.29%) Android Development
6 10 (14.29%) iOS Development
6 10 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 10 (14.29%) Mobile Development
7 9 (12.86%) Test Automation
7 9 (12.86%) Open Source
7 9 (12.86%) Scrum
7 9 (12.86%) Data Analysis
8 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (11.43%) Customer Analytics
8 8 (11.43%) Demand Forecasting
9 7 (10.00%) SOA
9 7 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (42.86%) SQL
2 29 (41.43%) Python
3 21 (30.00%) C++
4 20 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 15 (21.43%) Ruby
6 14 (20.00%) C#
7 10 (14.29%) Objective-C
8 8 (11.43%) PL/SQL
8 8 (11.43%) VBA
9 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.71%) Perl
9 4 (5.71%) R
10 3 (4.29%) PHP
11 2 (2.86%) C
12 1 (1.43%) VB
12 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 28 (40.00%) Degree
2 8 (11.43%) CIMA
2 8 (11.43%) MBA
3 2 (2.86%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.43%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) SLA
1 7 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.43%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.29%) VirtualBox
2 3 (4.29%) VMware ESX
2 3 (4.29%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (4.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) Nmap
2 3 (4.29%) Puppet
2 3 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Rapid7
2 14 (20.00%) Oracle
3 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.71%) SAP
5 10 (14.29%) Apple
5 10 (14.29%) Sony
5 10 (14.29%) Yahoo!
5 10 (14.29%) Google
5 10 (14.29%) Facebook
6 9 (12.86%) Tableau
7 7 (10.00%) VMware
8 3 (4.29%) IBM
9 1 (1.43%) HP
9 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.43%) Sencha
9 1 (1.43%) New Relic
Belfast
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Kainos Software
Salary: From £28,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension + Superb Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago