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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 1 7 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +18
Permanent jobs citing Java 46 30 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 35.66% 20.83% 8.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.92% 30.93% 26.03%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 11
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
96 97 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 74.42% 67.36% 32.59%
Number of salaries quoted 29 77 41
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £28,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Belfast

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 34 (45.33%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (44.00%) Degree
3 29 (38.67%) SQL
4 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (34.67%) HTML
6 25 (33.33%) Oracle
7 24 (32.00%) Software Engineering
8 22 (29.33%) XML
8 22 (29.33%) Internet
9 21 (28.00%) CSS
10 19 (25.33%) Web Services
10 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
10 19 (25.33%) Computer Science
11 17 (22.67%) OO
11 17 (22.67%) Management Information System
12 16 (21.33%) User Experience
13 15 (20.00%) UNIX
14 14 (18.67%) Linux
14 14 (18.67%) TDD
15 13 (17.33%) .NET
15 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
15 13 (17.33%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
16 12 (16.00%) ITIL
17 11 (14.67%) Project Management
17 11 (14.67%) Java EE
17 11 (14.67%) Kanban
18 10 (13.33%) Business Analysis
18 10 (13.33%) XSLT
19 9 (12.00%) HTTP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 9 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (10.67%) FileNet
2 8 (10.67%) IBM HTTP Server
2 8 (10.67%) Apache
3 5 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.33%) Mule
5 1 (1.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) SPSS
3 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.33%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (29.33%) Internet
2 9 (12.00%) HTTP
2 9 (12.00%) Intranet
3 8 (10.67%) DNS
4 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (10.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (10.67%) Big Data
4 7 (9.33%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.33%) DB2
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Subversion
1 9 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.33%) Mockito
2 1 (1.33%) JIRA
2 1 (1.33%) Selenium
2 1 (1.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.33%) JUnit
2 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.33%) JDeveloper
2 1 (1.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (6.67%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Law
3 1 (1.33%) Legal
3 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (25.33%) Java Engineer
2 13 (17.33%) Analyst
3 12 (16.00%) Developer
4 10 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 9 (12.00%) Consultant
5 9 (12.00%) Business Analyst
5 9 (12.00%) Implementation Consultant
6 8 (10.67%) Administrator
7 7 (9.33%) Java Developer
8 6 (8.00%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) Integration Consultant
9 5 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) Senior Java Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) Cognos Administrator
10 4 (5.33%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (5.33%) Services Delivery Manager
10 4 (5.33%) Service Manager
11 3 (4.00%) Software Developer
11 3 (4.00%) Cognos Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.67%) HTML
2 22 (29.33%) XML
3 21 (28.00%) CSS
4 19 (25.33%) Web Services
5 13 (17.33%) .NET
6 11 (14.67%) Java EE
7 10 (13.33%) XSLT
8 9 (12.00%) Silverlight
9 7 (9.33%) JSF
9 7 (9.33%) SOAP
10 5 (6.67%) Spring
10 5 (6.67%) YUI
10 5 (6.67%) jQuery
10 5 (6.67%) PrimeFaces
11 4 (5.33%) DHTML
11 4 (5.33%) J2EE
11 4 (5.33%) DOM
11 4 (5.33%) XSL
11 4 (5.33%) Hibernate
12 3 (4.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (45.33%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (25.33%) Computer Science
3 17 (22.67%) Management Information System
4 16 (21.33%) User Experience
5 9 (12.00%) Client/Server
6 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (5.33%) Clustering
7 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.33%) Physics
8 1 (1.33%) Chemistry
8 1 (1.33%) Biology
8 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.33%) Statistics
8 1 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.00%) UNIX
2 14 (18.67%) Linux
3 4 (5.33%) Windows
4 2 (2.67%) Android
4 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.00%) Software Engineering
3 17 (22.67%) OO
4 14 (18.67%) TDD
5 13 (17.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (16.00%) ITIL
7 11 (14.67%) Project Management
7 11 (14.67%) Kanban
8 10 (13.33%) Business Analysis
9 9 (12.00%) Use Case
9 9 (12.00%) User Stories
9 9 (12.00%) Multithreading
10 8 (10.67%) Change Management
10 8 (10.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (10.67%) Data Security
11 6 (8.00%) Scrum
12 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
13 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (5.33%) Load Balancing
13 4 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.67%) SQL
2 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (12.00%) Shell Script
4 8 (10.67%) Jython
4 8 (10.67%) Tcl
5 7 (9.33%) C++
6 6 (8.00%) C#
7 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.00%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.67%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.33%) Ruby
9 1 (1.33%) Groovy
9 1 (1.33%) Scala
9 1 (1.33%) C
9 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.33%) VB
9 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 33 (44.00%) Degree
2 4 (5.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 25 (33.33%) Oracle
2 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.00%) IBM
4 6 (8.00%) JBoss
4 6 (8.00%) Cognos
5 1 (1.33%) Sybase
5 1 (1.33%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.33%) webMethods
5 1 (1.33%) Talend
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