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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 5 12 3
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Java 23 28 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 31.94% 17.18% 22.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.92% 23.33% 41.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 23 4
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £14,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £65,000 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
48 120 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 66.67% 73.62% 53.15%
Number of salaries quoted 29 85 43
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,900 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 29 January 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Belfast

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 53 (67.95%) Software Engineering
1 53 (67.95%) Degree
2 51 (65.38%) Computer Science
2 51 (65.38%) Linux
2 51 (65.38%) OO
3 50 (64.10%) UNIX
3 50 (64.10%) TDD
4 49 (62.82%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (61.54%) Java EE
6 45 (57.69%) Multithreading
6 45 (57.69%) Git (software)
6 45 (57.69%) Subversion
7 19 (24.36%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (17.95%) PrimeFaces
8 14 (17.95%) JSF
9 13 (16.67%) SQL
9 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (11.54%) XML
10 9 (11.54%) HTTP
11 8 (10.26%) Internet
11 8 (10.26%) HTML
11 8 (10.26%) WebSphere
12 7 (8.97%) CSS
12 7 (8.97%) IBM
12 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
13 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
13 6 (7.69%) Oracle
13 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
13 6 (7.69%) ITIL
13 6 (7.69%) JavaScript

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 8 (10.26%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.41%) FileNet
2 5 (6.41%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (6.41%) JBoss
2 5 (6.41%) Apache
2 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.28%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) SPSS
3 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.54%) HTTP
2 8 (10.26%) Internet
3 5 (6.41%) DNS
4 3 (3.85%) VoIP
4 3 (3.85%) SMTP
4 3 (3.85%) SNMP
4 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.85%) MGCP
4 3 (3.85%) RTP
4 3 (3.85%) Softswitch
5 1 (1.28%) Firewall
5 1 (1.28%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.28%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.56%) DB2
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.28%) Informix
3 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 45 (57.69%) Git (software)
1 45 (57.69%) Subversion
2 1 (1.28%) Selenium
2 1 (1.28%) PVCS
2 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.56%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Law
3 1 (1.28%) Legal
3 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (61.54%) Java Engineer
2 14 (17.95%) Senior Java Engineer
3 7 (8.97%) Implementation Consultant
3 7 (8.97%) Consultant
4 6 (7.69%) Developer
5 5 (6.41%) Administrator
5 5 (6.41%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Implementation Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Integration Consultant
5 5 (6.41%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Team Leader
7 3 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Technical Team Leader
7 3 (3.85%) Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Cognos Administrator
7 3 (3.85%) Principal Engineer
8 2 (2.56%) Technical Implementation Consultant
8 2 (2.56%) Cognos Support
8 2 (2.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (61.54%) Java EE
2 14 (17.95%) PrimeFaces
2 14 (17.95%) JSF
3 9 (11.54%) XML
4 8 (10.26%) HTML
5 7 (8.97%) CSS
6 5 (6.41%) YUI
6 5 (6.41%) jQuery
6 5 (6.41%) XSLT
6 5 (6.41%) SOAP
6 5 (6.41%) Web Services
7 4 (5.13%) .NET
8 1 (1.28%) Cocoa
8 1 (1.28%) JSON
8 1 (1.28%) JAX-WS
8 1 (1.28%) JDBC
8 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.28%) EJB
8 1 (1.28%) J2EE
8 1 (1.28%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (65.38%) Computer Science
2 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.69%) User Experience
4 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.28%) Equities
6 1 (1.28%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.28%) Physics
6 1 (1.28%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.28%) Biology
6 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.28%) Statistics
6 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 51 (65.38%) Linux
2 50 (64.10%) UNIX
3 4 (5.13%) Solaris
4 2 (2.56%) Windows
5 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.28%) Android
5 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (67.95%) Software Engineering
2 51 (65.38%) OO
3 50 (64.10%) TDD
4 49 (62.82%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (57.69%) Multithreading
6 19 (24.36%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (7.69%) ITIL
8 5 (6.41%) Data Security
8 5 (6.41%) Change Management
8 5 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.85%) Product Management
10 2 (2.56%) Analytics
10 2 (2.56%) People Management
10 2 (2.56%) Project Management
11 1 (1.28%) Validation
11 1 (1.28%) Load Balancing
11 1 (1.28%) Business Analysis
11 1 (1.28%) OOD
11 1 (1.28%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.67%) SQL
2 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.41%) Jython
3 5 (6.41%) C++
3 5 (6.41%) Tcl
3 5 (6.41%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.13%) C#
4 4 (5.13%) Perl
5 2 (2.56%) Python
5 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.28%) Ruby
6 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.28%) VB
6 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (67.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
1 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (8.97%) IBM
1 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.69%) Oracle
3 4 (5.13%) Cognos
4 3 (3.85%) Sun
5 1 (1.28%) Actimize
5 1 (1.28%) SAP
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago