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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 2 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Java 47 18 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 32.64% 16.82% 14.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.45% 25.35% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 40 9 25
Average salary £65,000 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+116.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
97 71 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 67.36% 66.36% 70.15%
Number of salaries quoted 77 41 100
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +2 37 £65,000 +116.66% 11
County Londonderry - 1 £32,500 -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 38 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (45.33%) Open Source
3 31 (41.33%) Security Cleared
3 31 (41.33%) Presales
3 31 (41.33%) UML
3 31 (41.33%) TOGAF
4 25 (33.33%) SQL
5 18 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 18 (24.00%) CSS
6 17 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (21.33%) HTML
8 15 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 15 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 13 (17.33%) Degree
10 12 (16.00%) Spring
10 12 (16.00%) Linux
10 12 (16.00%) Computer Science
11 11 (14.67%) Unit Testing
11 11 (14.67%) System Testing
11 11 (14.67%) Web Services
11 11 (14.67%) Ruby
11 11 (14.67%) Hibernate
12 10 (13.33%) WebSphere
12 10 (13.33%) XML
13 9 (12.00%) OO
13 9 (12.00%) Perl
13 9 (12.00%) Python
13 9 (12.00%) OOD
14 8 (10.67%) JMS
14 8 (10.67%) C++

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 7 (9.33%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.67%) JBoss
3 5 (6.67%) NetWeaver
3 5 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (5.33%) Confluence
4 4 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (4.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.33%) Apache
6 1 (1.33%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.33%) nginx
6 1 (1.33%) Node.js
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.00%) MySQL
2 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.33%) Riak
4 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.67%) Big Data
5 2 (2.67%) Hazelcast
5 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.67%) Redis
6 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.33%) Maven
3 4 (5.33%) JIRA
4 3 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.00%) NetBeans
4 3 (4.00%) Selenium
5 2 (2.67%) Ant
5 2 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.67%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.67%) Hudson
5 2 (2.67%) IntelliJ
5 2 (2.67%) JBehave
5 2 (2.67%) JMeter
5 2 (2.67%) JUnit
5 2 (2.67%) LoadUI
5 2 (2.67%) Mockito
5 2 (2.67%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.67%) Subversion
5 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (8.00%) Banking
1 6 (8.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (5.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (48.00%) Developer
2 35 (46.67%) Architect
3 31 (41.33%) Solutions Architect
3 31 (41.33%) Technical Architect
3 31 (41.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 30 (40.00%) Java Developer
5 9 (12.00%) Web Developer
6 8 (10.67%) Applications Developer
6 8 (10.67%) Java Applications Developer
6 8 (10.67%) Java Web Applications Developer
6 8 (10.67%) Java Web Developer
6 8 (10.67%) Web Applications Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Java Software Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Software Developer
8 6 (8.00%) Java Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) Senior Architect
10 4 (5.33%) Java Architect
10 4 (5.33%) Mobile Developer
10 4 (5.33%) Senior Java Architect
10 4 (5.33%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.00%) CSS
2 16 (21.33%) HTML
3 12 (16.00%) Spring
4 11 (14.67%) Hibernate
4 11 (14.67%) Web Services
5 10 (13.33%) XML
6 8 (10.67%) J2EE
6 8 (10.67%) JMS
7 7 (9.33%) Java EE
7 7 (9.33%) REST
8 5 (6.67%) HTML5
8 5 (6.67%) SOAP
8 5 (6.67%) XSLT
9 4 (5.33%) Akka
9 4 (5.33%) Guice
9 4 (5.33%) jQuery
9 4 (5.33%) Kafka
10 3 (4.00%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.00%) Smart Energy
3 5 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.33%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (5.33%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.33%) Social Media
5 3 (4.00%) BBC
5 3 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (4.00%) iPad
5 3 (4.00%) iPhone
5 3 (4.00%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) Linux
2 4 (5.33%) Android
2 4 (5.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.67%) Unix
3 2 (2.67%) Windows
3 2 (2.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (45.33%) Open Source
3 31 (41.33%) Presales
3 31 (41.33%) TOGAF
3 31 (41.33%) UML
4 17 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 11 (14.67%) System Testing
6 11 (14.67%) Unit Testing
7 9 (12.00%) OO
7 9 (12.00%) OOD
8 6 (8.00%) Asset Management
8 6 (8.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (8.00%) Data Protection
8 6 (8.00%) EAM
9 5 (6.67%) Multithreading
9 5 (6.67%) TDD
10 4 (5.33%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (5.33%) Load Balancing
10 4 (5.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.33%) SQL
2 18 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (14.67%) Ruby
4 9 (12.00%) Perl
4 9 (12.00%) Python
5 8 (10.67%) C++
6 7 (9.33%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.00%) C#
7 3 (4.00%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.00%) PHP
7 3 (4.00%) Scala
8 1 (1.33%) VB
8 1 (1.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (41.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.33%) Degree
3 2 (2.67%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (10.67%) Oracle
2 6 (8.00%) IBM
3 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.67%) SAP
4 3 (4.00%) Apple
4 3 (4.00%) Facebook
4 3 (4.00%) Google
4 3 (4.00%) Sony
4 3 (4.00%) Yahoo!
5 1 (1.33%) Sencha
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