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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 5 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 30 30 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 22.39% 16.57% 21.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.96% 27.27% 35.20%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 31
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
77 110 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 57.46% 60.77% 61.94%
Number of salaries quoted 53 79 117
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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 24 £40,000 +6.66% 5
County Armagh -2 1 £40,000 +45.45%
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 39 (69.64%) Degree
2 30 (53.57%) Software Engineering
3 29 (51.79%) Computer Science
4 28 (50.00%) OO
5 26 (46.43%) Linux
6 24 (42.86%) UNIX
7 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (39.29%) SQL
9 21 (37.50%) C++
10 18 (32.14%) TDD
10 18 (32.14%) Java EE
11 17 (30.36%) Subversion
12 16 (28.57%) Git (software)
12 16 (28.57%) Multithreading
13 14 (25.00%) Python
14 12 (21.43%) Finance
14 12 (21.43%) JavaScript
15 11 (19.64%) Relational Database
16 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (17.86%) HTML
17 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
17 8 (14.29%) C#
17 8 (14.29%) .NET
17 8 (14.29%) Visualisation
17 8 (14.29%) Analytics
18 7 (12.50%) Tableau
18 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
18 7 (12.50%) QA
18 7 (12.50%) QlikView
18 7 (12.50%) CSS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 6 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.36%) SAS
3 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.57%) NetWeaver
4 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.79%) Node.js
5 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) SPSS
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 1 (1.79%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.79%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) MGCP
2 2 (3.57%) RTP
2 2 (3.57%) VoIP
2 2 (3.57%) SMTP
2 2 (3.57%) HTTP
2 2 (3.57%) SNMP
2 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.57%) Network Security
2 2 (3.57%) Softswitch
3 1 (1.79%) DMZ
3 1 (1.79%) Firewall
3 1 (1.79%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.50%) QlikView
3 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.36%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.57%) Informix
5 2 (3.57%) MySQL
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.79%) Big Data
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (30.36%) Subversion
2 16 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.14%) Selenium
4 3 (5.36%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.57%) JDeveloper
5 2 (3.57%) PVCS
6 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.79%) Ant
6 1 (1.79%) JUnit
6 1 (1.79%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.79%) Xcode
6 1 (1.79%) Maven
6 1 (1.79%) Mockito
6 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 7 (12.50%) Marketing
4 6 (10.71%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Java Engineer
2 13 (23.21%) Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Java Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Consultant
5 6 (10.71%) Applications Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Web Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Java Web Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Java Applications Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Test Automation Specialist
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Java Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Automation Specialist
7 4 (7.14%) Test Specialist
7 4 (7.14%) Web Applications Developer
8 3 (5.36%) QA Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Data Analytics Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Data Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Deployment Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.14%) Java EE
2 10 (17.86%) HTML
3 8 (14.29%) .NET
4 7 (12.50%) CSS
5 6 (10.71%) JSF
6 5 (8.93%) XML
7 4 (7.14%) Web Services
7 4 (7.14%) PrimeFaces
8 3 (5.36%) jQuery
8 3 (5.36%) J2EE
9 2 (3.57%) JDBC
9 2 (3.57%) EJB
9 2 (3.57%) SOAP
9 2 (3.57%) XSLT
9 2 (3.57%) JMS
9 2 (3.57%) JAX-WS
9 2 (3.57%) EJB 3.0
9 2 (3.57%) HTML5
9 2 (3.57%) Vaadin
10 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (51.79%) Computer Science
2 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 6 (10.71%) Social Media
4 6 (10.71%) Data Extraction
4 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
4 6 (10.71%) Economics
4 6 (10.71%) Algorithms
5 5 (8.93%) User Experience
6 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.79%) iPhone
6 1 (1.79%) iPad
6 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 26 (46.43%) Linux
2 24 (42.86%) UNIX
3 4 (7.14%) Solaris
4 2 (3.57%) Windows
5 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (53.57%) Software Engineering
2 28 (50.00%) OO
3 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (32.14%) TDD
5 16 (28.57%) Multithreading
6 8 (14.29%) Analytics
7 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 6 (10.71%) Customer Analytics
8 6 (10.71%) Demand Forecasting
8 6 (10.71%) Operations Research
8 6 (10.71%) Data Analysis
9 5 (8.93%) OOD
9 5 (8.93%) User Stories
9 5 (8.93%) Test Strategy
10 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.14%) Validation
11 3 (5.36%) Data Management
11 3 (5.36%) Manual Testing
11 3 (5.36%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) SQL
2 21 (37.50%) C++
3 14 (25.00%) Python
4 12 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 8 (14.29%) C#
6 6 (10.71%) VBA
7 5 (8.93%) PL/SQL
8 4 (7.14%) Perl
9 3 (5.36%) PHP
9 3 (5.36%) Ruby
9 3 (5.36%) R
10 2 (3.57%) C
11 1 (1.79%) VB
11 1 (1.79%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 39 (69.64%) Degree
2 6 (10.71%) CIMA
2 6 (10.71%) MBA
3 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.79%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.79%) ISEB
3 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.79%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Tableau
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle
3 5 (8.93%) SAP
4 4 (7.14%) IBM
5 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.57%) Sun
7 1 (1.79%) HP
7 1 (1.79%) Google
7 1 (1.79%) Sencha
7 1 (1.79%) Rapid7
Belfast
Rapid7
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £26000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Antrim
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Carrickfergus
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago