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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Java 9 25 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 16.67% 15.53% 23.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.71% 20.49% 42.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 9
Average salary £31,250 £36,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.19% +1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £15,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £65,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
35 122 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 64.81% 75.78% 55.98%
Number of salaries quoted 29 83 52
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% +0.68%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 March 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Belfast

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 52 (77.61%) Linux
2 51 (76.12%) UNIX
3 49 (73.13%) OO
4 48 (71.64%) TDD
4 48 (71.64%) Degree
5 47 (70.15%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (70.15%) Software Engineering
5 47 (70.15%) Java EE
6 46 (68.66%) Computer Science
7 45 (67.16%) Multithreading
7 45 (67.16%) Git (software)
7 45 (67.16%) Subversion
8 15 (22.39%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (20.90%) PrimeFaces
9 14 (20.90%) JSF
10 9 (13.43%) SQL
11 5 (7.46%) C++
11 5 (7.46%) Perl
12 4 (5.97%) Internet
12 4 (5.97%) HTTP
12 4 (5.97%) IBM
12 4 (5.97%) Solaris
12 4 (5.97%) XML
12 4 (5.97%) Finance
12 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
13 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (4.48%) Softswitch
13 3 (4.48%) Product Management
13 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
13 3 (4.48%) Telecoms

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.99%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.49%) FileNet
3 1 (1.49%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.49%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Office
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) HTTP
1 4 (5.97%) Internet
2 3 (4.48%) MGCP
2 3 (4.48%) RTP
2 3 (4.48%) SNMP
2 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.48%) VoIP
2 3 (4.48%) SMTP
2 3 (4.48%) Softswitch
3 1 (1.49%) DNS
3 1 (1.49%) DMZ
3 1 (1.49%) Firewall
3 1 (1.49%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.99%) Informix
2 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.49%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 45 (67.16%) Subversion
1 45 (67.16%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.99%) WebDriver
2 2 (2.99%) Selenium
2 2 (2.99%) PVCS
General
1 4 (5.97%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (70.15%) Java Engineer
2 14 (20.90%) Senior Java Engineer
3 5 (7.46%) Developer
4 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Team Leader
5 3 (4.48%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) QA Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Implementation Consultant
6 2 (2.99%) Technical Team Leader
6 2 (2.99%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (2.99%) Web Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Consultant
6 2 (2.99%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Technical Implementation Consultant
6 2 (2.99%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (1.49%) Cognos Developer
7 1 (1.49%) Cognos Administrator
7 1 (1.49%) Cognos Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.49%) Cognos Programmer
7 1 (1.49%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (70.15%) Java EE
2 14 (20.90%) JSF
2 14 (20.90%) PrimeFaces
3 4 (5.97%) XML
4 3 (4.48%) HTML
4 3 (4.48%) .NET
5 2 (2.99%) JMS
5 2 (2.99%) EJB
5 2 (2.99%) EJB 3.0
5 2 (2.99%) JDBC
5 2 (2.99%) JAX-WS
6 1 (1.49%) Ext JS
6 1 (1.49%) CSS
6 1 (1.49%) Middleware
6 1 (1.49%) J2EE
6 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 46 (68.66%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.49%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.49%) Equities
3 1 (1.49%) Statistics
3 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.49%) Physics
3 1 (1.49%) Chemistry
3 1 (1.49%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 52 (77.61%) Linux
2 51 (76.12%) UNIX
3 4 (5.97%) Solaris
4 2 (2.99%) Windows
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (73.13%) OO
2 48 (71.64%) TDD
3 47 (70.15%) Software Engineering
3 47 (70.15%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (67.16%) Multithreading
5 15 (22.39%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.48%) Product Management
7 2 (2.99%) People Management
7 2 (2.99%) Manual Testing
7 2 (2.99%) Change Control
7 2 (2.99%) ITIL
7 2 (2.99%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.99%) Project Management
8 1 (1.49%) Change Management
8 1 (1.49%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.49%) Data Security
8 1 (1.49%) Validation
8 1 (1.49%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.49%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.49%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.43%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) C++
2 5 (7.46%) Perl
3 3 (4.48%) C#
3 3 (4.48%) Python
4 2 (2.99%) Ruby
4 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.49%) PHP
5 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.49%) Tcl
5 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.49%) Jython
Qualifications
1 48 (71.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.99%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (5.97%) IBM
2 3 (4.48%) Sun
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle
3 2 (2.99%) SAP
4 1 (1.49%) Cognos
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.49%) Actimize
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