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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 4 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Java 25 30 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 23.36% 16.30% 20.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.21% 22.39% 39.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 5
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £15,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £65,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
71 134 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 66.36% 72.83% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 39 95 50
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £27,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +7 23 £32,500 -9.72% 5
County Armagh - 1 £40,000 -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 54 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 53 (65.43%) Degree
3 52 (64.20%) Linux
4 51 (62.96%) OO
4 51 (62.96%) UNIX
4 51 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (62.96%) Computer Science
5 50 (61.73%) TDD
6 48 (59.26%) Java EE
7 45 (55.56%) Git (software)
7 45 (55.56%) Multithreading
7 45 (55.56%) Subversion
8 19 (23.46%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (18.52%) JSF
10 14 (17.28%) SQL
10 14 (17.28%) PrimeFaces
11 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (12.35%) XML
13 9 (11.11%) HTML
13 9 (11.11%) HTTP
14 8 (9.88%) IBM
14 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
14 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
14 8 (9.88%) CSS
14 8 (9.88%) WebSphere
14 8 (9.88%) Internet
15 7 (8.64%) Oracle
16 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
16 6 (7.41%) .NET
16 6 (7.41%) XSLT

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (9.88%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.17%) FileNet
2 5 (6.17%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (6.17%) JBoss
2 5 (6.17%) Apache
2 5 (6.17%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.23%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.23%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) SPSS
3 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.23%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) HTTP
2 8 (9.88%) Internet
3 5 (6.17%) DNS
4 3 (3.70%) VoIP
4 3 (3.70%) SMTP
4 3 (3.70%) SNMP
4 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.70%) MGCP
4 3 (3.70%) RTP
4 3 (3.70%) Softswitch
5 1 (1.23%) Firewall
5 1 (1.23%) DMZ
5 1 (1.23%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.47%) DB2
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.23%) Informix
4 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 45 (55.56%) Git (software)
1 45 (55.56%) Subversion
2 1 (1.23%) JMeter
2 1 (1.23%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (1.23%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.23%) JDeveloper
2 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.23%) PVCS
2 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.23%) Selenium
2 1 (1.23%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (1.23%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.47%) Finance
3 1 (1.23%) Law
3 1 (1.23%) Legal
3 1 (1.23%) Publishing
3 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (59.26%) Java Engineer
2 14 (17.28%) Senior Java Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) Developer
4 7 (8.64%) Consultant
4 7 (8.64%) Implementation Consultant
5 6 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Implementation Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) Integration Consultant
6 5 (6.17%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.70%) Technical Team Leader
8 3 (3.70%) Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Cognos Administrator
8 3 (3.70%) Principal Engineer
9 2 (2.47%) Technical Implementation Consultant
9 2 (2.47%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Cognos Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (59.26%) Java EE
2 15 (18.52%) JSF
3 14 (17.28%) PrimeFaces
4 10 (12.35%) XML
5 9 (11.11%) HTML
6 8 (9.88%) CSS
7 6 (7.41%) .NET
7 6 (7.41%) XSLT
8 5 (6.17%) YUI
8 5 (6.17%) jQuery
8 5 (6.17%) SOAP
8 5 (6.17%) Web Services
9 3 (3.70%) J2EE
10 1 (1.23%) Cocoa
10 1 (1.23%) Middleware
10 1 (1.23%) JMS
10 1 (1.23%) JDBC
10 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.23%) EJB
10 1 (1.23%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 51 (62.96%) Computer Science
2 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.41%) User Experience
4 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.23%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.23%) Equities
6 1 (1.23%) Physics
6 1 (1.23%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.23%) Biology
6 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.23%) Statistics
6 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.23%) Open Source
6 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 52 (64.20%) Linux
2 51 (62.96%) UNIX
3 4 (4.94%) Solaris
4 2 (2.47%) Windows
5 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.23%) Android
5 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 51 (62.96%) OO
2 51 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (61.73%) TDD
4 45 (55.56%) Multithreading
5 19 (23.46%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (7.41%) ITIL
7 5 (6.17%) Data Security
7 5 (6.17%) Change Management
7 5 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.70%) Product Management
9 2 (2.47%) People Management
9 2 (2.47%) Analytics
9 2 (2.47%) Project Management
9 2 (2.47%) OOD
10 1 (1.23%) Validation
10 1 (1.23%) Business Analysis
10 1 (1.23%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (1.23%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.28%) SQL
2 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.17%) Jython
3 5 (6.17%) C++
3 5 (6.17%) Tcl
3 5 (6.17%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.94%) C#
4 4 (4.94%) Perl
5 3 (3.70%) Python
5 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.47%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.23%) Ruby
7 1 (1.23%) C
7 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.23%) VB
7 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (65.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (9.88%) IBM
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.64%) Oracle
3 4 (4.94%) Cognos
4 3 (3.70%) Sun
5 1 (1.23%) Actimize
5 1 (1.23%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.23%) HP
5 1 (1.23%) SAP
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