Period
to 26 November 2021

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 26 November 2021.

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
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 72 24 32
Rank change year-on-year -48 +8 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 26 26 38
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.36% 8.23% 7.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.92% 8.52% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 30
10th Percentile £38,250 £35,000 £35,750
25th Percentile £38,344 £39,500 £41,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £69,688 £58,125 £81,875
90th Percentile £82,500 £66,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 663 305 528
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 85.77% 96.52% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 435 153 390
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,375 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £65,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Northern Ireland

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java Developer in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Java Developer in Northern Ireland

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Developer in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 26 November 2021.

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 26 November 2021. 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 -41 26 £60,000 +20.00% 14
Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2021, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northern Ireland region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (69.23%) Spring
3 12 (46.15%) Hibernate
3 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) Spring Boot
4 10 (38.46%) Oracle
5 9 (34.62%) Microservices
6 8 (30.77%) J2EE
7 7 (26.92%) Java 8
8 6 (23.08%) Social Skills
8 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
8 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
8 6 (23.08%) SQL
8 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 6 (23.08%) RDBMS
9 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (19.23%) JPA
9 5 (19.23%) Finance
9 5 (19.23%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (19.23%) Kafka
9 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
9 5 (19.23%) TeamCity
9 5 (19.23%) Kubernetes
9 5 (19.23%) React
10 4 (15.38%) HTML5
10 4 (15.38%) Docker
10 4 (15.38%) Scrum
10 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
10 4 (15.38%) Java EE
10 4 (15.38%) Oracle Certification

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.85%) iPlanet
1 1 (3.85%) JBoss
1 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) RDBMS
1 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.69%) DB2
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.85%) Big Data
4 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
1 5 (19.23%) TeamCity
2 4 (15.38%) JUnit
3 3 (11.54%) Bitbucket Server
3 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
3 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
3 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.69%) CruiseControl
5 1 (3.85%) JIRA
5 1 (3.85%) TestNG
General
1 6 (23.08%) Social Skills
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) Spring
2 12 (46.15%) Hibernate
2 12 (46.15%) Spring Boot
3 8 (30.77%) J2EE
4 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 5 (19.23%) JPA
5 5 (19.23%) Kafka
5 5 (19.23%) React
6 4 (15.38%) HTML
6 4 (15.38%) HTML5
6 4 (15.38%) Java EE
7 3 (11.54%) CSS
7 3 (11.54%) CSS3
7 3 (11.54%) Spring Batch
8 2 (7.69%) .NET
8 2 (7.69%) iBATIS
8 2 (7.69%) Java SE
8 2 (7.69%) JMS
8 2 (7.69%) Spring Integration
8 2 (7.69%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
1 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Unix
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Microservices
3 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (19.23%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) Scrum
4 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.54%) Coaching
5 3 (11.54%) Component Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
5 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
5 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
5 3 (11.54%) TDD
6 2 (7.69%) BDD
6 2 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (7.69%) Data Science
6 2 (7.69%) SDLC
7 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.85%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.85%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) Java 8
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) ES6
4 2 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.85%) Java 11
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) OCP
3 1 (3.85%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Sybase