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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 1 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 21 41 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 36.84% 19.90% 21.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 60.00% 30.60% 34.95%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 26
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £32,050 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £40,750
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
35 134 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 61.40% 65.05% 62.80%
Number of salaries quoted 30 63 79
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +4 19 £42,500 - 3
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 35 (46.67%) SQL
2 32 (42.67%) Degree
3 31 (41.33%) Python
4 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 25 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 25 (33.33%) C++
5 25 (33.33%) HTML
6 23 (30.67%) JavaScript
7 20 (26.67%) CSS
8 19 (25.33%) Management Information System
9 18 (24.00%) Finance
9 18 (24.00%) Linux
9 18 (24.00%) Analytics
10 17 (22.67%) Social Media
11 16 (21.33%) UNIX
11 16 (21.33%) OO
11 16 (21.33%) XML
11 16 (21.33%) Oracle
12 15 (20.00%) Ruby
12 15 (20.00%) Relational Database
12 15 (20.00%) Rapid7
13 14 (18.67%) C#
14 13 (17.33%) Economics
14 13 (17.33%) Operations Research
14 13 (17.33%) User Experience
14 13 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (17.33%) SDLC
15 12 (16.00%) Spring
15 12 (16.00%) Amazon AWS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 9 (12.00%) WebLogic
2 9 (12.00%) SAS
3 6 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.00%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.00%) JBoss
5 2 (2.67%) NetWeaver
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (2.67%) Node.js
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.33%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.33%) Confluence
6 1 (1.33%) Apache
6 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.67%) MS Office
3 4 (5.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.33%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.00%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (2.67%) SaaS
5 1 (1.33%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (8.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (4.00%) Network Security
2 3 (4.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (4.00%) HTTP
3 1 (1.33%) FTP
3 1 (1.33%) VPN
3 1 (1.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (14.67%) NoSQL
3 10 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 9 (12.00%) RDBMS
4 9 (12.00%) QlikView
5 7 (9.33%) Big Data
5 7 (9.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (6.67%) MySQL
6 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (6.67%) Hadoop
6 5 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (5.33%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.67%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.67%) Informix
8 2 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.67%) Redis
8 2 (2.67%) Hazelcast
8 2 (2.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Ant
2 9 (12.00%) Maven
3 8 (10.67%) Jenkins
4 7 (9.33%) Selenium
4 7 (9.33%) JUnit
5 6 (8.00%) Cucumber
5 6 (8.00%) Metasploit
6 5 (6.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (5.33%) SoapUI
8 3 (4.00%) Capybara
8 3 (4.00%) Apache Ivy
8 3 (4.00%) Mercurial
8 3 (4.00%) TestNG
8 3 (4.00%) Mockito
8 3 (4.00%) Eclipse
8 3 (4.00%) Subversion
9 2 (2.67%) NetBeans
9 2 (2.67%) JMeter
9 2 (2.67%) FitNesse
9 2 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.00%) Retail
2 9 (12.00%) Marketing
3 2 (2.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Front Office
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (40.00%) Developer
2 17 (22.67%) Software Engineer
3 15 (20.00%) Consultant
4 13 (17.33%) Java Developer
5 9 (12.00%) Mobile Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Development Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Graduate
6 6 (8.00%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Lead Software Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Software Development Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Web Applications Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Data Analytics Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Data Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Java Applications Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Test Automation Specialist
8 3 (4.00%) Automation Specialist
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (33.33%) HTML
2 20 (26.67%) CSS
3 16 (21.33%) XML
4 12 (16.00%) Web Services
4 12 (16.00%) .NET
4 12 (16.00%) Spring
5 10 (13.33%) SOAP
6 8 (10.67%) JSON
7 7 (9.33%) Hibernate
8 6 (8.00%) J2EE
8 6 (8.00%) JDBC
8 6 (8.00%) RESTful
9 5 (6.67%) JSP
9 5 (6.67%) Servlets
9 5 (6.67%) REST
10 4 (5.33%) JMS
10 4 (5.33%) HTML5
11 3 (4.00%) AngularJS
11 3 (4.00%) WSDL
11 3 (4.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 19 (25.33%) Management Information System
3 17 (22.67%) Social Media
4 13 (17.33%) Economics
4 13 (17.33%) User Experience
4 13 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (13.33%) iPad
5 10 (13.33%) iPhone
5 10 (13.33%) Visualisation
6 9 (12.00%) BBC
6 9 (12.00%) Smartphone
7 8 (10.67%) Data Extraction
7 8 (10.67%) Algorithms
8 6 (8.00%) Mathematics
9 5 (6.67%) Physics
9 5 (6.67%) Chemistry
9 5 (6.67%) Psychology
9 5 (6.67%) Statistics
9 5 (6.67%) GIS
10 4 (5.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.00%) Linux
2 16 (21.33%) UNIX
3 10 (13.33%) Android
4 9 (12.00%) Apple iOS
5 8 (10.67%) Windows
6 6 (8.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.67%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.33%) Solaris
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (24.00%) Analytics
3 16 (21.33%) OO
4 13 (17.33%) Operations Research
4 13 (17.33%) SDLC
5 12 (16.00%) Unit Testing
5 12 (16.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (14.67%) Risk Management
7 9 (12.00%) Scrum
7 9 (12.00%) SOA
7 9 (12.00%) Data Analysis
7 9 (12.00%) Android Development
7 9 (12.00%) iOS Development
7 9 (12.00%) Mobile Development
8 8 (10.67%) Demand Forecasting
8 8 (10.67%) Customer Analytics
8 8 (10.67%) Open Source
8 8 (10.67%) TDD
8 8 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.67%) SQL
2 31 (41.33%) Python
3 25 (33.33%) C++
4 23 (30.67%) JavaScript
5 15 (20.00%) Ruby
6 14 (18.67%) C#
7 10 (13.33%) PL/SQL
8 9 (12.00%) Objective-C
9 8 (10.67%) VBA
10 4 (5.33%) Shell Script
10 4 (5.33%) Perl
10 4 (5.33%) R
11 3 (4.00%) PHP
12 2 (2.67%) C
13 1 (1.33%) VB
13 1 (1.33%) Apex Code
13 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 32 (42.67%) Degree
2 8 (10.67%) CIMA
2 8 (10.67%) MBA
3 2 (2.67%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.33%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) QA
2 7 (9.33%) SLA
3 2 (2.67%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.00%) VirtualBox
2 3 (4.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) Nmap
2 3 (4.00%) Puppet
2 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (21.33%) Oracle
2 15 (20.00%) Rapid7
3 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (14.67%) SAP
5 10 (13.33%) Google
6 9 (12.00%) Apple
6 9 (12.00%) Sony
6 9 (12.00%) Yahoo!
6 9 (12.00%) Tableau
6 9 (12.00%) Facebook
7 7 (9.33%) VMware
8 3 (4.00%) IBM
9 1 (1.33%) HP
9 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.33%) Sencha
9 1 (1.33%) New Relic
Belfast
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Kainos Software
Salary: From £28,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension + Superb Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago