The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 59 34 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 48.36% 22.37% 16.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 65.56% 33.66% 30.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 26
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Java
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
90 101 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 73.77% 66.45% 55.80%
Number of salaries quoted 34 80 124
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Java
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Java Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Java
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Java
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +2 58 £46,250 +15.62% 11
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 65 (64.36%) Degree
2 60 (59.41%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (55.45%) Software Engineering
4 55 (54.46%) Computer Science
5 52 (51.49%) OO
6 51 (50.50%) Linux
6 51 (50.50%) UNIX
7 50 (49.50%) TDD
8 47 (46.53%) Java EE
9 45 (44.55%) Subversion
9 45 (44.55%) Multithreading
9 45 (44.55%) Git (software)
10 31 (30.69%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (21.78%) Continuous Improvement
11 22 (21.78%) XML
12 21 (20.79%) HTML
12 21 (20.79%) Internet
13 19 (18.81%) SQL
13 19 (18.81%) CSS
14 16 (15.84%) Management Information System
15 15 (14.85%) Web Services
15 15 (14.85%) .NET
15 15 (14.85%) SQL Server
16 14 (13.86%) JSF
16 14 (13.86%) PrimeFaces
16 14 (13.86%) User Experience
17 12 (11.88%) JavaScript
17 12 (11.88%) Oracle
17 12 (11.88%) HTTP
18 11 (10.89%) Project Management

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (7.92%) Apache
1 8 (7.92%) FileNet
1 8 (7.92%) IBM HTTP Server
1 8 (7.92%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.94%) JBoss
3 5 (4.95%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.98%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.99%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.99%) Mule
5 1 (0.99%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.97%) SPSS
3 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.99%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.99%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.79%) Internet
2 12 (11.88%) HTTP
3 8 (7.92%) DNS
3 8 (7.92%) Intranet
4 3 (2.97%) SNMP
4 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.97%) VoIP
4 3 (2.97%) SMTP
4 3 (2.97%) MGCP
4 3 (2.97%) RTP
4 3 (2.97%) Softswitch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.93%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.95%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.96%) DB2
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 45 (44.55%) Subversion
1 45 (44.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.99%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (0.99%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (0.99%) JIRA
2 1 (0.99%) Selenium
2 1 (0.99%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.99%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.99%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.99%) JMeter
General
1 5 (4.95%) Banking
2 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.98%) Finance
4 1 (0.99%) Law
4 1 (0.99%) Legal
4 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (47.52%) Java Engineer
2 14 (13.86%) Senior Java Engineer
3 12 (11.88%) Analyst
4 11 (10.89%) Consultant
4 11 (10.89%) Implementation Consultant
5 8 (7.92%) Business Analyst
5 8 (7.92%) Administrator
6 7 (6.93%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Developer
7 6 (5.94%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Integration Consultant
8 5 (4.95%) Implementation Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Cognos Administrator
9 4 (3.96%) Team Leader
10 3 (2.97%) Technical Team Leader
10 3 (2.97%) Principal Engineer
10 3 (2.97%) Deployment Engineer
10 3 (2.97%) Cognos Support
11 2 (1.98%) Technical Implementation Consultant
11 2 (1.98%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (46.53%) Java EE
2 22 (21.78%) XML
3 21 (20.79%) HTML
4 19 (18.81%) CSS
5 15 (14.85%) .NET
5 15 (14.85%) Web Services
6 14 (13.86%) JSF
6 14 (13.86%) PrimeFaces
7 9 (8.91%) XSLT
8 8 (7.92%) Silverlight
9 6 (5.94%) SOAP
10 5 (4.95%) YUI
10 5 (4.95%) jQuery
11 4 (3.96%) DHTML
11 4 (3.96%) DOM
11 4 (3.96%) XSL
12 3 (2.97%) J2EE
13 2 (1.98%) iOS SDK
13 2 (1.98%) Android SDK
14 1 (0.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 55 (54.46%) Computer Science
2 31 (30.69%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (15.84%) Management Information System
4 14 (13.86%) User Experience
5 8 (7.92%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.98%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.99%) Physics
7 1 (0.99%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.99%) Biology
7 1 (0.99%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.99%) Clustering
7 1 (0.99%) Equities
7 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.99%) Statistics
7 1 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.99%) Open Source
7 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 51 (50.50%) UNIX
1 51 (50.50%) Linux
2 3 (2.97%) Solaris
3 2 (1.98%) Android
3 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (59.41%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (55.45%) Software Engineering
3 52 (51.49%) OO
4 50 (49.50%) TDD
5 45 (44.55%) Multithreading
6 22 (21.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (10.89%) Project Management
8 9 (8.91%) ITIL
8 9 (8.91%) Business Analysis
9 8 (7.92%) Use Case
9 8 (7.92%) User Stories
9 8 (7.92%) Change Management
9 8 (7.92%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (7.92%) Data Security
10 4 (3.96%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (2.97%) Product Management
12 2 (1.98%) Kanban
12 2 (1.98%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (1.98%) Test Automation
12 2 (1.98%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.81%) SQL
2 12 (11.88%) JavaScript
3 9 (8.91%) C++
3 9 (8.91%) Shell Script
4 8 (7.92%) Tcl
4 8 (7.92%) Jython
4 8 (7.92%) C#
5 3 (2.97%) Perl
6 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.98%) Python
6 2 (1.98%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.99%) VB
7 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (64.36%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) HL7
Vendors
1 12 (11.88%) Oracle
2 10 (9.90%) IBM
2 10 (9.90%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.94%) Cognos
4 3 (2.97%) Sun
5 2 (1.98%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.99%) webMethods
6 1 (0.99%) Actimize
6 1 (0.99%) Talend
6 1 (0.99%) HP
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