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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 2 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Java 65 46 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 30.23% 36.80% 31.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 58.04% 52.27% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 47 38 10
Median salary £42,500 £65,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.61% +72.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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
112 88 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 52.09% 70.40% 68.75%
Number of salaries quoted 90 69 42
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing Java as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -1 65 £42,500 -34.61% 8
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Java.

1 39 (41.49%) SQL
2 30 (31.91%) Software Engineering
3 28 (29.79%) Oracle
4 21 (22.34%) J2EE
4 21 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (21.28%) PL/SQL
6 19 (20.21%) Spring
6 19 (20.21%) WebSphere
7 18 (19.15%) JMS
8 17 (18.09%) HTML
9 16 (17.02%) JavaScript
9 16 (17.02%) Linux
10 15 (15.96%) CSS
10 15 (15.96%) TDD
10 15 (15.96%) Banking
10 15 (15.96%) Degree
10 15 (15.96%) AngularJS
11 13 (13.83%) Relational Database
11 13 (13.83%) Root Cause Analysis
11 13 (13.83%) Data Protection
11 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
12 12 (12.77%) Hibernate
12 12 (12.77%) Web Development
13 11 (11.70%) Computer Science
13 11 (11.70%) Business Analysis
13 11 (11.70%) Web Services
13 11 (11.70%) XML
13 11 (11.70%) Tomcat
14 10 (10.64%) Unix
14 10 (10.64%) Open Source

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (20.21%) WebSphere
2 11 (11.70%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.45%) NetWeaver
3 7 (7.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (6.38%) JBoss
5 5 (5.32%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (3.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.06%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.06%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (1.06%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.13%) HTTP
2 2 (2.13%) NAS
2 2 (2.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) Relational Database
1 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.57%) RDBMS
3 8 (8.51%) MySQL
4 5 (5.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (5.32%) Big Data
4 5 (5.32%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.32%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.45%) PVCS
2 3 (3.19%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.19%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.19%) LabVIEW
2 3 (3.19%) Selenium
2 3 (3.19%) Subversion
3 2 (2.13%) JIRA
3 2 (2.13%) Maven
4 1 (1.06%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.06%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.06%) JBehave
4 1 (1.06%) TestComplete
General
1 15 (15.96%) Banking
2 7 (7.45%) Finance
3 5 (5.32%) Front Office
4 4 (4.26%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.13%) Retail
7 1 (1.06%) Advertising
7 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (67.02%) Developer
2 43 (45.74%) Java Developer
3 18 (19.15%) Architect
4 13 (13.83%) Java Architect
4 13 (13.83%) Senior Developer
4 13 (13.83%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (11.70%) Software Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Web Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.26%) Android Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Java Web Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Senior Architect
9 3 (3.19%) Test Automation Specialist
9 3 (3.19%) Test Scripter
9 3 (3.19%) Test Specialist
10 2 (2.13%) J2EE Developer
10 2 (2.13%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (2.13%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (2.13%) SQL Developer
10 2 (2.13%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.34%) J2EE
2 19 (20.21%) Spring
3 18 (19.15%) JMS
4 17 (18.09%) HTML
5 15 (15.96%) AngularJS
5 15 (15.96%) CSS
6 12 (12.77%) Hibernate
7 11 (11.70%) Web Services
7 11 (11.70%) XML
8 9 (9.57%) Java EE 5
9 8 (8.51%) Java EE
9 8 (8.51%) JSON
10 7 (7.45%) .NET
10 7 (7.45%) EJB
10 7 (7.45%) EJB 3.0
10 7 (7.45%) JAX-WS
10 7 (7.45%) JDBC
10 7 (7.45%) JSP
10 7 (7.45%) Silverlight
10 7 (7.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.45%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.38%) Smart Energy
4 4 (4.26%) Social Media
5 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.19%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.13%) Derivative
6 2 (2.13%) User Experience
7 1 (1.06%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.06%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.02%) Linux
2 10 (10.64%) Unix
3 4 (4.26%) Android
4 2 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.91%) Software Engineering
2 21 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.96%) TDD
4 13 (13.83%) Data Protection
4 13 (13.83%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (12.77%) Web Development
6 11 (11.70%) Business Analysis
7 10 (10.64%) Open Source
8 8 (8.51%) UML
8 8 (8.51%) User Stories
9 7 (7.45%) Configuration Management
9 7 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.45%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.45%) Scrum
10 6 (6.38%) Asset Management
10 6 (6.38%) EAM
10 6 (6.38%) Multithreading
10 6 (6.38%) MVC
11 5 (5.32%) TOGAF
11 5 (5.32%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 39 (41.49%) SQL
2 20 (21.28%) PL/SQL
3 16 (17.02%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.51%) Shell Script
5 7 (7.45%) Python
6 6 (6.38%) Scala
7 4 (4.26%) C++
7 4 (4.26%) Ruby
8 3 (3.19%) C#
9 1 (1.06%) C
9 1 (1.06%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (15.96%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (29.79%) Oracle
2 7 (7.45%) IBM
2 7 (7.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.45%) SAP
3 5 (5.32%) Cognizant
4 4 (4.26%) Actimize
5 2 (2.13%) VMware
6 1 (1.06%) Adobe
6 1 (1.06%) Google
6 1 (1.06%) TIBCO
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