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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 2 9 17
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Java 54 28 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 32.34% 16.97% 11.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.76% 26.42% 28.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 14
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £21,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,200 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
118 106 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 70.66% 64.24% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 42 81 53
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +7 52 £45,000 +26.76% 18
County Londonderry - 1 £60,000 -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 42 (47.73%) Degree
2 38 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (39.77%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (38.64%) Software Engineering
5 30 (34.09%) SQL
6 28 (31.82%) Computer Science
7 27 (30.68%) OO
8 26 (29.55%) HTML
9 25 (28.41%) TDD
10 24 (27.27%) Oracle
10 24 (27.27%) UNIX
11 23 (26.14%) Linux
11 23 (26.14%) XML
12 22 (25.00%) CSS
12 22 (25.00%) Internet
13 19 (21.59%) Web Services
13 19 (21.59%) SQL Server
13 19 (21.59%) Java EE
14 17 (19.32%) Multithreading
14 17 (19.32%) Git (software)
14 17 (19.32%) Subversion
14 17 (19.32%) Management Information System
15 16 (18.18%) User Experience
16 15 (17.05%) Continuous Improvement
16 15 (17.05%) .NET
17 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
18 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
19 12 (13.64%) ITIL
19 12 (13.64%) Project Management
19 12 (13.64%) Relational Database

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 9 (10.23%) WebSphere
2 8 (9.09%) FileNet
2 8 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
2 8 (9.09%) Apache
3 5 (5.68%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.14%) Mule
5 1 (1.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.41%) SPSS
3 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.14%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.00%) Internet
2 9 (10.23%) Intranet
2 9 (10.23%) HTTP
3 8 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.95%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (7.95%) Big Data
3 7 (7.95%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.55%) DB2
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (19.32%) Subversion
1 17 (19.32%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.14%) JDeveloper
3 1 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.14%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.14%) JMeter
3 1 (1.14%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (1.14%) JIRA
3 1 (1.14%) Selenium
3 1 (1.14%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (1.14%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.14%) Mockito
3 1 (1.14%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (1.14%) JUnit
General
1 5 (5.68%) Finance
1 5 (5.68%) Banking
2 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.14%) Law
2 1 (1.14%) Legal
2 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (30.68%) Java Engineer
2 13 (14.77%) Developer
2 13 (14.77%) Analyst
3 10 (11.36%) Consultant
3 10 (11.36%) Software Engineer
3 10 (11.36%) Implementation Consultant
4 9 (10.23%) Business Analyst
5 8 (9.09%) Administrator
5 8 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Senior Java Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Integration Consultant
8 5 (5.68%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (5.68%) Implementation Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Principal Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Cognos Administrator
9 4 (4.55%) Service Manager
9 4 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Cognos Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (29.55%) HTML
2 23 (26.14%) XML
3 22 (25.00%) CSS
4 19 (21.59%) Web Services
4 19 (21.59%) Java EE
5 15 (17.05%) .NET
6 10 (11.36%) XSLT
7 9 (10.23%) Silverlight
7 9 (10.23%) JSF
8 7 (7.95%) PrimeFaces
8 7 (7.95%) SOAP
9 5 (5.68%) YUI
9 5 (5.68%) jQuery
9 5 (5.68%) Spring
10 4 (4.55%) DHTML
10 4 (4.55%) J2EE
10 4 (4.55%) DOM
10 4 (4.55%) XSL
10 4 (4.55%) Hibernate
11 3 (3.41%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (39.77%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (31.82%) Computer Science
3 17 (19.32%) Management Information System
4 16 (18.18%) User Experience
5 9 (10.23%) Client/Server
6 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.55%) Clustering
7 2 (2.27%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.14%) Physics
8 1 (1.14%) Chemistry
8 1 (1.14%) Biology
8 1 (1.14%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.14%) Statistics
8 1 (1.14%) Open Source
8 1 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.27%) UNIX
2 23 (26.14%) Linux
3 4 (4.55%) Windows
4 2 (2.27%) Android
4 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (38.64%) Software Engineering
3 27 (30.68%) OO
4 25 (28.41%) TDD
5 17 (19.32%) Multithreading
6 15 (17.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (13.64%) ITIL
7 12 (13.64%) Project Management
8 11 (12.50%) Kanban
9 10 (11.36%) Business Analysis
9 10 (11.36%) User Stories
10 9 (10.23%) Use Case
11 8 (9.09%) Change Management
11 8 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (9.09%) Data Security
12 7 (7.95%) Scrum
13 6 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (5.68%) Service Delivery
15 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
15 4 (4.55%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.09%) SQL
2 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.23%) C#
3 9 (10.23%) C++
3 9 (10.23%) Shell Script
4 8 (9.09%) Tcl
4 8 (9.09%) Jython
5 3 (3.41%) Objective-C
5 3 (3.41%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.14%) VB
6 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.14%) Python
6 1 (1.14%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.14%) Ruby
6 1 (1.14%) Groovy
6 1 (1.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 42 (47.73%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) HL7
Vendors
1 24 (27.27%) Oracle
2 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.36%) IBM
4 6 (6.82%) JBoss
4 6 (6.82%) Cognos
5 1 (1.14%) Sybase
5 1 (1.14%) HP
5 1 (1.14%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.14%) webMethods
5 1 (1.14%) Talend
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