The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 9 7 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Java 39 33 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 19.31% 18.44% 10.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.10% 32.04% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 12
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Programming Languages Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
134 103 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 66.34% 57.54% 45.21%
Number of salaries quoted 78 80 63
Average salary £34,750 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Java
UK

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -1 36 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 33 (47.14%) SQL
2 25 (35.71%) HTML
3 23 (32.86%) Oracle
4 22 (31.43%) Degree
5 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (24.29%) Internet
6 17 (24.29%) CSS
6 17 (24.29%) Web Services
6 17 (24.29%) XML
7 16 (22.86%) Relational Database
8 15 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 15 (21.43%) .NET
9 14 (20.00%) C++
10 12 (17.14%) Management Information System
11 11 (15.71%) Software Engineering
11 11 (15.71%) Kanban
12 10 (14.29%) User Stories
12 10 (14.29%) Project Management
12 10 (14.29%) RDBMS
13 9 (12.86%) Client/Server
13 9 (12.86%) OO
13 9 (12.86%) Linux
13 9 (12.86%) C#
13 9 (12.86%) Intranet
13 9 (12.86%) Big Data
13 9 (12.86%) Use Case
13 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (12.86%) Silverlight
13 9 (12.86%) Business Analysis

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (7.14%) Apache
2 3 (4.29%) FileNet
2 3 (4.29%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.29%) Node.js
3 2 (2.86%) nginx
3 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.43%) SAS
4 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.43%) Mule
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.86%) SaaS
2 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (24.29%) Internet
2 9 (12.86%) Intranet
3 5 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.71%) HTTP
4 4 (5.71%) Wireless
5 3 (4.29%) DNS
6 1 (1.43%) 4G
6 1 (1.43%) Modbus
6 1 (1.43%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) Relational Database
2 15 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 10 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 9 (12.86%) Big Data
5 8 (11.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (5.71%) MySQL
7 2 (2.86%) HSQLDB
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.86%) DB2
8 1 (1.43%) Informix
8 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.43%) Spotfire
8 1 (1.43%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (4.29%) Selenium
2 2 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.43%) JDeveloper
3 1 (1.43%) JUnit
3 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.43%) Mockito
3 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 5 (7.14%) Finance
1 5 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (1.43%) Retail
2 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.43%) Marketing
2 1 (1.43%) Advertising
2 1 (1.43%) Front Office
2 1 (1.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (25.71%) Developer
2 13 (18.57%) Java Developer
3 11 (15.71%) Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) Business Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) Java Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Consultant
5 5 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Service Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Tester
6 4 (5.71%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Implementation Consultant
6 4 (5.71%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Automation Tester
7 3 (4.29%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Administrator
8 2 (2.86%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.71%) HTML
2 17 (24.29%) CSS
2 17 (24.29%) Web Services
2 17 (24.29%) XML
3 15 (21.43%) .NET
4 9 (12.86%) Silverlight
5 8 (11.43%) Hibernate
5 8 (11.43%) Spring
6 7 (10.00%) J2EE
7 5 (7.14%) JSP
7 5 (7.14%) XSLT
8 4 (5.71%) DHTML
8 4 (5.71%) DOM
8 4 (5.71%) XSL
8 4 (5.71%) JSF
9 3 (4.29%) Struts
9 3 (4.29%) Swing
9 3 (4.29%) JDBC
10 2 (2.86%) Servlets
10 2 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Management Information System
2 9 (12.86%) Client/Server
3 7 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.71%) Clustering
6 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.43%) iSeries
6 1 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Linux
2 6 (8.57%) UNIX
3 4 (5.71%) Windows
4 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.43%) Android
5 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.71%) Software Engineering
2 11 (15.71%) Kanban
3 10 (14.29%) Project Management
3 10 (14.29%) User Stories
4 9 (12.86%) OO
4 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (12.86%) Use Case
4 9 (12.86%) Business Analysis
5 8 (11.43%) Scrum
6 7 (10.00%) ITIL
7 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.71%) TDD
8 4 (5.71%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.71%) Load Balancing
9 3 (4.29%) Release Management
9 3 (4.29%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.29%) System Testing
9 3 (4.29%) Change Management
9 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.14%) SQL
2 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 14 (20.00%) C++
4 9 (12.86%) C#
5 5 (7.14%) C
5 5 (7.14%) Embedded C++
6 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.71%) Python
6 4 (5.71%) Embedded C
7 3 (4.29%) Tcl
7 3 (4.29%) Jython
7 3 (4.29%) Ruby
8 2 (2.86%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.86%) Perl
8 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.43%) VB
9 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.43%) Groovy
9 1 (1.43%) Scala
9 1 (1.43%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (31.43%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.43%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.43%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) HL7
2 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 23 (32.86%) Oracle
2 6 (8.57%) IBM
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.29%) Cognos
4 2 (2.86%) Talend
5 1 (1.43%) Informatica
5 1 (1.43%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.43%) webMethods
5 1 (1.43%) Tableau
5 1 (1.43%) Sybase
5 1 (1.43%) SAP
5 1 (1.43%) JBoss
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