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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 12 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java 15 25 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 15.31% 22.52% 18.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.61% 43.10% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 24
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
46 58 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 46.94% 52.25% 63.08%
Number of salaries quoted 36 40 55
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,150 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 April 2016.

Java Salary Histogram in Belfast

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 28 (54.90%) Open Source
2 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (45.10%) TOGAF
3 23 (45.10%) UML
3 23 (45.10%) Security Cleared
3 23 (45.10%) Presales
4 10 (19.61%) SQL
4 10 (19.61%) Relational Database
5 9 (17.65%) Web Services
6 8 (15.69%) XML
6 8 (15.69%) WebSphere
6 8 (15.69%) Software Engineering
6 8 (15.69%) Spring
6 8 (15.69%) Degree
6 8 (15.69%) Mathematics
7 7 (13.73%) Hibernate
8 6 (11.76%) Banking
8 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
8 6 (11.76%) Finance
8 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.76%) Investment Banking
9 5 (9.80%) Maven
9 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
9 5 (9.80%) REST
9 5 (9.80%) Multithreading
9 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
9 5 (9.80%) IBM
9 5 (9.80%) XSLT
10 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
10 4 (7.84%) HTTP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (15.69%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.84%) Confluence
2 4 (7.84%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.88%) JBoss
3 3 (5.88%) NetWeaver
3 3 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.96%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
2 4 (7.84%) Riak
3 2 (3.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
1 5 (9.80%) Maven
2 4 (7.84%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.96%) NetBeans
General
1 6 (11.76%) Banking
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
1 6 (11.76%) Investment Banking
2 4 (7.84%) Legal
2 4 (7.84%) Local Government
2 4 (7.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Architect
2 23 (45.10%) Solutions Architect
2 23 (45.10%) Technical Architect
2 23 (45.10%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 19 (37.25%) Developer
4 18 (35.29%) Java Developer
5 9 (17.65%) Java Software Developer
5 9 (17.65%) Software Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Java Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Graduate
7 4 (7.84%) Java Architect
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Architect
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Java Architect
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Java Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (1.96%) .NET Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) Web Services
2 8 (15.69%) Spring
2 8 (15.69%) XML
3 7 (13.73%) Hibernate
4 5 (9.80%) REST
4 5 (9.80%) XSLT
5 4 (7.84%) .NET
5 4 (7.84%) Akka
5 4 (7.84%) CSS
5 4 (7.84%) Guice
5 4 (7.84%) Kafka
6 3 (5.88%) JMS
6 3 (5.88%) Swing
7 2 (3.92%) EJB
7 2 (3.92%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (3.92%) HTML
7 2 (3.92%) J2EE
7 2 (3.92%) Java EE 5
7 2 (3.92%) JDBC
7 2 (3.92%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Mathematics
2 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Biology
3 4 (7.84%) Chemistry
3 4 (7.84%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (7.84%) Physics
4 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.96%) Smart Energy
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Open Source
2 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (45.10%) Presales
3 23 (45.10%) TOGAF
3 23 (45.10%) UML
4 8 (15.69%) Software Engineering
5 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.80%) Multithreading
7 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.84%) Concurrent Programming
7 4 (7.84%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (7.84%) Load Balancing
7 4 (7.84%) Project Management
7 4 (7.84%) Software Licensing
7 4 (7.84%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (5.88%) BDD
8 3 (5.88%) Process Management
8 3 (5.88%) TDD
9 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.88%) C#
3 3 (5.88%) Scala
4 2 (3.92%) PHP
4 2 (3.92%) Ruby
5 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.96%) VB
5 1 (1.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (45.10%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.69%) Degree
3 3 (5.88%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) IBM
2 3 (5.88%) SAP
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
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