Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £34,500 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Developer
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 8 14
Rank change year-on-year -27 +6 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 32 44 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.99% 12.05% 14.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.27% 12.75% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 27 38 25
Northern Ireland median annual salary £34,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.75% +14.29% +2.19%
10th Percentile £12,500 £30,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £67,625 £52,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +1.01%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies in Northern Ireland with a recognized job title 440 345 195
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.07% 94.52% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 292 278 160
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -11.95% +6.00%
10th Percentile £21,775 £21,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £61,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Northern Ireland

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Java Developer in Northern Ireland

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Northern Ireland

Java Developer
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -27 29 £39,500 -7.06% 15
County Down - 3 £25,000 -
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) Spring
3 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
4 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 9 (28.13%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (25.00%) Spring Boot
6 7 (21.88%) Python
7 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (18.75%) Docker
8 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (15.63%) Kubernetes
8 5 (15.63%) React
8 5 (15.63%) Spring Batch
8 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
8 5 (15.63%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (15.63%) Node.js
8 5 (15.63%) Objective-C
8 5 (15.63%) JSON
8 5 (15.63%) SOA
8 5 (15.63%) C#
8 5 (15.63%) .NET
9 4 (12.50%) J2EE
9 4 (12.50%) C
9 4 (12.50%) CSS
9 4 (12.50%) C++
9 4 (12.50%) DHTML
9 4 (12.50%) HTML
9 4 (12.50%) XML
9 4 (12.50%) Unix

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (15.63%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) GitLab
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) JUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Metasploit
2 1 (3.13%) Mockito
2 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.13%) VisualVM
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
1 3 (9.38%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) Spring
2 8 (25.00%) Spring Boot
3 5 (15.63%) .NET
3 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
3 5 (15.63%) JSON
3 5 (15.63%) Node.js
3 5 (15.63%) React
3 5 (15.63%) Spring Batch
4 4 (12.50%) Ajax
4 4 (12.50%) CSS
4 4 (12.50%) DHTML
4 4 (12.50%) HTML
4 4 (12.50%) J2EE
4 4 (12.50%) jQuery
4 4 (12.50%) XML
5 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
5 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.13%) JPA
6 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 4 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
1 4 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) SOA
4 4 (12.50%) BDD
4 4 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 4 (12.50%) DevOps
4 4 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
4 4 (12.50%) TDD
4 4 (12.50%) Web Development
5 3 (9.38%) MVC
6 2 (6.25%) Open Source
6 2 (6.25%) Scrum
6 2 (6.25%) SDLC
7 1 (3.13%) API Development
7 1 (3.13%) API Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.13%) Kanban
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (3.13%) Secure Coding
7 1 (3.13%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) Python
4 5 (15.63%) C#
4 5 (15.63%) Objective-C
5 4 (12.50%) C
5 4 (12.50%) C++
6 2 (6.25%) Perl
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) CEH
2 1 (3.13%) CISSP
2 1 (3.13%) CSSLP
2 1 (3.13%) GIAC
2 1 (3.13%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) GDPR
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.13%) Grafana
2 1 (3.13%) Kibana
2 1 (3.13%) Prometheus
2 1 (3.13%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) IBM
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) New Relic