Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 147 114 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 27.37% 30.32% 24.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.59% 42.07% 42.76%
Number of salaries quoted 98 66 43
Belfast median annual salary £42,500 £35,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.72% -25.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £28,375 £12,500 £30,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £55,000 £71,000
County Antrim median annual salary £42,500 £35,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +19.72% -25.26% -5.00%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Belfast
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 425 271 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 79.14% 72.07% 56.93%
Number of salaries quoted 278 171 109
Belfast median annual salary £41,500 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.70% -8.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,600 £19,750 £28,100
90th Percentile £61,625 £52,500 £60,000
County Antrim median annual salary £41,500 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.70% -8.75% -8.57%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Belfast

Java
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java in Belfast.

Salary trend for Java in Belfast

Java
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Belfast over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in Belfast

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Java.

1 60 (40.82%) SQL
2 51 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (32.65%) Software Engineering
4 38 (25.85%) C#
5 36 (24.49%) Linux
6 35 (23.81%) JavaScript
7 30 (20.41%) Python
8 29 (19.73%) Spring
8 29 (19.73%) Amazon AWS
9 28 (19.05%) Oracle
9 28 (19.05%) OO
10 27 (18.37%) Finance
10 27 (18.37%) TDD
10 27 (18.37%) Git (software)
10 27 (18.37%) Node.js
11 25 (17.01%) HTML
11 25 (17.01%) Docker
12 23 (15.65%) Mentoring
13 22 (14.97%) Computer Science
14 21 (14.29%) Degree
14 21 (14.29%) CSS
15 19 (12.93%) C++
15 19 (12.93%) SDLC
16 16 (10.88%) Test Automation
16 16 (10.88%) Apache
16 16 (10.88%) Greenfield Project
17 15 (10.20%) Kubernetes
17 15 (10.20%) DevOps
17 15 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (10.20%) AngularJS

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 16 (10.88%) Apache
2 13 (8.84%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (6.12%) Confluence
4 6 (4.08%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.40%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.72%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.36%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.36%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.36%) IIS
8 1 (0.68%) JBoss
8 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.72%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.68%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 29 (19.73%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.08%) SaaS
3 6 (4.08%) Serverless
4 5 (3.40%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.36%) npm
5 2 (1.36%) Yarn
6 1 (0.68%) IaaS
6 1 (0.68%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.40%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (2.72%) VPN
3 3 (2.04%) Firewall
3 3 (2.04%) SMPP
3 3 (2.04%) SMS
3 3 (2.04%) SSH
4 1 (0.68%) HTTP
4 1 (0.68%) Internet
4 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.48%) Big Data
1 11 (7.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.44%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (4.08%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (4.08%) Blockchain
4 6 (4.08%) Hazelcast
4 6 (4.08%) MySQL
4 6 (4.08%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.40%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.40%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (2.72%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (2.72%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (18.37%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.48%) JIRA
2 11 (7.48%) JUnit
2 11 (7.48%) TeamCity
3 10 (6.80%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.76%) Selenium
5 5 (3.40%) Subversion
5 5 (3.40%) TestNG
5 5 (3.40%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.72%) Appium
6 4 (2.72%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.72%) Gradle
6 4 (2.72%) Maven
6 4 (2.72%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (2.72%) SoapUI
6 4 (2.72%) Spock
6 4 (2.72%) WATIR
7 2 (1.36%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.68%) gulp
General
1 27 (18.37%) Finance
2 11 (7.48%) Banking
3 6 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.40%) Retail
5 4 (2.72%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.36%) Front Office
7 1 (0.68%) Games
7 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Law
7 1 (0.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (54.42%) Developer
2 61 (41.50%) Java Developer
3 31 (21.09%) Software Developer
4 17 (11.56%) Java Engineer
5 15 (10.20%) Java Software Developer
5 15 (10.20%) Software Engineer
6 12 (8.16%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.44%) Lead Developer
7 8 (5.44%) Lead Java Developer
8 7 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 7 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (4.76%) Security Engineer
8 7 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (4.08%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 6 (4.08%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (4.08%) Technical Leader
10 5 (3.40%) Java Scala Developer
10 5 (3.40%) Scala Developer
10 5 (3.40%) Senior Security Engineer
10 5 (3.40%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.73%) Spring
2 27 (18.37%) Node.js
3 25 (17.01%) HTML
4 21 (14.29%) CSS
5 15 (10.20%) AngularJS
6 13 (8.84%) React
7 12 (8.16%) Web Services
8 11 (7.48%) JSON
9 10 (6.80%) HTML5
9 10 (6.80%) REST
10 7 (4.76%) Hibernate
10 7 (4.76%) Java EE
10 7 (4.76%) jQuery
10 7 (4.76%) Spring Boot
10 7 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (4.76%) XML
11 6 (4.08%) Lambda Expressions
11 6 (4.08%) Pandas
11 6 (4.08%) scikit-learn
11 6 (4.08%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.88%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.16%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (6.12%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.40%) Cyberattack
4 5 (3.40%) Enterprise Cloud
5 4 (2.72%) Derivative
5 4 (2.72%) Equities
5 4 (2.72%) Fintech
6 3 (2.04%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.04%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.04%) Replication
6 3 (2.04%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.36%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.36%) User Experience
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.68%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 36 (24.49%) Linux
2 11 (7.48%) Unix
3 5 (3.40%) Windows
4 2 (1.36%) Android
4 2 (1.36%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.36%) CentOS
4 2 (1.36%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (32.65%) Software Engineering
3 28 (19.05%) OO
4 27 (18.37%) TDD
5 23 (15.65%) Mentoring
6 22 (14.97%) Computer Science
7 19 (12.93%) SDLC
8 16 (10.88%) Test Automation
9 15 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (10.20%) DevOps
10 13 (8.84%) BDD
11 11 (7.48%) Coaching
11 11 (7.48%) Technical Leadership
12 10 (6.80%) OOP
13 9 (6.12%) Artificial Intelligence
13 9 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (6.12%) Multithreading
13 9 (6.12%) OOD
13 9 (6.12%) Open Source
13 9 (6.12%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (40.82%) SQL
2 38 (25.85%) C#
3 35 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 30 (20.41%) Python
5 19 (12.93%) C++
6 12 (8.16%) Java 8
7 10 (6.80%) Bash Shell
8 9 (6.12%) C
9 8 (5.44%) PL/SQL
10 7 (4.76%) PHP
10 7 (4.76%) Ruby
11 6 (4.08%) MATLAB
11 6 (4.08%) Perl
11 6 (4.08%) R
11 6 (4.08%) Scala
12 4 (2.72%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.36%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.36%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.36%) ES6
13 2 (1.36%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (14.29%) Degree
2 6 (4.08%) PhD
3 5 (3.40%) CISSP
3 5 (3.40%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.40%) OSCP
3 5 (3.40%) SANS
4 4 (2.72%) ISEB
5 3 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.84%) QA
System Software
1 25 (17.01%) Docker
2 3 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.04%) Xen
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (10.20%) Kubernetes
2 6 (4.08%) Ansible
2 6 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.08%) Puppet
3 3 (2.04%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.68%) logstash
4 1 (0.68%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 28 (19.05%) Oracle
2 7 (4.76%) Google
2 7 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.72%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.68%) Ab Initio
4 1 (0.68%) ATG
4 1 (0.68%) FXall
4 1 (0.68%) Reuters
4 1 (0.68%) VMware