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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 3 8 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Permanent jobs citing Java 48 30 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 27.12% 18.63% 8.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.71% 29.41% 23.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 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% -
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
124 102 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 70.06% 63.35% 36.33%
Number of salaries quoted 48 76 50
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £54,500 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +6 46 £40,000 +14.28% 16
County Londonderry - 1 £60,000 -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 37 (45.12%) Degree
2 36 (43.90%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (39.02%) SQL
3 32 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (34.15%) HTML
5 27 (32.93%) Software Engineering
6 25 (30.49%) Oracle
7 24 (29.27%) CSS
8 22 (26.83%) XML
8 22 (26.83%) Internet
8 22 (26.83%) Computer Science
9 21 (25.61%) OO
10 19 (23.17%) Web Services
10 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
11 18 (21.95%) Linux
12 17 (20.73%) Management Information System
13 16 (19.51%) TDD
13 16 (19.51%) UNIX
13 16 (19.51%) User Experience
14 15 (18.29%) JavaScript
15 14 (17.07%) .NET
15 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
15 14 (17.07%) Relational Database
16 13 (15.85%) Continuous Improvement
17 12 (14.63%) ITIL
17 12 (14.63%) Kanban
18 11 (13.41%) Java EE
18 11 (13.41%) C++
18 11 (13.41%) Project Management
19 10 (12.20%) IBM

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10 (12.20%) Apache
2 9 (10.98%) WebSphere
3 8 (9.76%) FileNet
3 8 (9.76%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (8.54%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.66%) Node.js
6 2 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.44%) nginx
7 1 (1.22%) Mule
7 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) SPSS
3 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.22%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (26.83%) Internet
2 9 (10.98%) HTTP
2 9 (10.98%) Intranet
3 8 (9.76%) DNS
4 1 (1.22%) Modbus
4 1 (1.22%) 3G
4 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.07%) Relational Database
3 8 (9.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (9.76%) Big Data
4 7 (8.54%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.88%) MySQL
5 4 (4.88%) DB2
6 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.44%) HSQLDB
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Git (software)
1 9 (10.98%) Subversion
2 2 (2.44%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.22%) JIRA
3 1 (1.22%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (1.22%) Selenium
3 1 (1.22%) Mockito
3 1 (1.22%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.22%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (1.22%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (1.22%) JUnit
3 1 (1.22%) JDeveloper
3 1 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.22%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.22%) JMeter
General
1 5 (6.10%) Finance
1 5 (6.10%) Banking
2 1 (1.22%) Marketing
2 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.22%) Law
2 1 (1.22%) Legal
2 1 (1.22%) Publishing
2 1 (1.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (24.39%) Java Engineer
2 15 (18.29%) Developer
3 13 (15.85%) Analyst
4 10 (12.20%) Software Engineer
5 9 (10.98%) Java Developer
5 9 (10.98%) Implementation Consultant
5 9 (10.98%) Business Analyst
5 9 (10.98%) Consultant
6 8 (9.76%) Administrator
7 6 (7.32%) Integration Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Principal Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Senior Java Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Implementation Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Integration Consultant
9 4 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.88%) Cognos Administrator
9 4 (4.88%) Service Manager
9 4 (4.88%) Services Delivery Manager
10 3 (3.66%) Cognos Support
10 3 (3.66%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (34.15%) HTML
2 24 (29.27%) CSS
3 22 (26.83%) XML
4 19 (23.17%) Web Services
5 14 (17.07%) .NET
6 11 (13.41%) Java EE
7 10 (12.20%) XSLT
8 9 (10.98%) Silverlight
8 9 (10.98%) JSF
9 7 (8.54%) SOAP
9 7 (8.54%) Spring
10 6 (7.32%) Hibernate
10 6 (7.32%) J2EE
11 5 (6.10%) YUI
11 5 (6.10%) jQuery
11 5 (6.10%) PrimeFaces
12 4 (4.88%) DHTML
12 4 (4.88%) DOM
12 4 (4.88%) XSL
12 4 (4.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (43.90%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (26.83%) Computer Science
3 17 (20.73%) Management Information System
4 16 (19.51%) User Experience
5 9 (10.98%) Client/Server
6 4 (4.88%) Clustering
6 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.44%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.22%) Physics
8 1 (1.22%) Chemistry
8 1 (1.22%) Biology
8 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.22%) Statistics
8 1 (1.22%) Open Source
8 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.95%) Linux
2 16 (19.51%) UNIX
3 4 (4.88%) Windows
4 2 (2.44%) Android
4 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.93%) Software Engineering
3 21 (25.61%) OO
4 16 (19.51%) TDD
5 13 (15.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (14.63%) ITIL
6 12 (14.63%) Kanban
7 11 (13.41%) Project Management
8 10 (12.20%) Business Analysis
8 10 (12.20%) User Stories
9 9 (10.98%) Use Case
9 9 (10.98%) Multithreading
10 8 (9.76%) Change Management
10 8 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (9.76%) Data Security
10 8 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (8.54%) Scrum
12 5 (6.10%) Service Delivery
13 4 (4.88%) OOD
13 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 32 (39.02%) SQL
2 15 (18.29%) JavaScript
3 11 (13.41%) C++
4 9 (10.98%) Shell Script
4 9 (10.98%) C#
5 8 (9.76%) Jython
5 8 (9.76%) Tcl
6 3 (3.66%) Ruby
6 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.66%) Python
6 3 (3.66%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.44%) Perl
8 1 (1.22%) Groovy
8 1 (1.22%) Scala
8 1 (1.22%) C
8 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.22%) VB
8 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.22%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 37 (45.12%) Degree
2 4 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) HL7
Vendors
1 25 (30.49%) Oracle
2 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.20%) IBM
4 6 (7.32%) Cognos
4 6 (7.32%) JBoss
5 1 (1.22%) Talend
5 1 (1.22%) Sybase
5 1 (1.22%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.22%) webMethods
5 1 (1.22%) HP
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