Period
to 13 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 13 October 2019.

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
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 19 25
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 44 53 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.07% 12.80% 10.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.24% 12.96% 11.04%
Number of salaries quoted 25 47 26
Northern Ireland median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £33,750 £26,250 £12,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,000 £58,125
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -

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 534 409 453
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.98% 98.79% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 363 302 295
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -2.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £59,200
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 13 October 2019.

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 13 October 2019. 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 -7 39 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Newry - 5 £70,000 -
Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 13 October 2019, 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 44 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (63.64%) Spring
3 22 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (45.45%) Linux
5 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (40.91%) Docker
7 17 (38.64%) Git (software)
8 16 (36.36%) Hazelcast
8 16 (36.36%) Kubernetes
8 16 (36.36%) MongoDB
8 16 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (34.09%) JAX-RS
9 15 (34.09%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (34.09%) Web Services
10 14 (31.82%) JUnit
10 14 (31.82%) JAXB
10 14 (31.82%) JAX-WS
10 14 (31.82%) Smartphone
10 14 (31.82%) Spock
10 14 (31.82%) Unit Testing
10 14 (31.82%) Gradle
10 14 (31.82%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (31.82%) Asynchronous Programming
10 14 (31.82%) Deadline-Driven
11 11 (25.00%) SQL
12 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
13 8 (18.18%) Data Analysis
13 8 (18.18%) Benchmarking
13 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
14 7 (15.91%) Spring Boot

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 2 (4.55%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
1 16 (36.36%) Hazelcast
1 16 (36.36%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.82%) MySQL
2 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Git (software)
2 14 (31.82%) Gradle
2 14 (31.82%) JUnit
2 14 (31.82%) Spock
3 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.27%) webpack
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Law
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (63.64%) Spring
2 15 (34.09%) JAX-RS
2 15 (34.09%) Web Services
3 14 (31.82%) JAXB
3 14 (31.82%) JAX-WS
4 7 (15.91%) Spring Boot
5 3 (6.82%) EJB
5 3 (6.82%) Hibernate
5 3 (6.82%) HTML
5 3 (6.82%) HTML5
5 3 (6.82%) JDBC
5 3 (6.82%) JSF
5 3 (6.82%) JSON
6 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.55%) CSS
6 2 (4.55%) CSS3
6 2 (4.55%) EJB 3.0
6 2 (4.55%) JPA
6 2 (4.55%) JTA
6 2 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (31.82%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.55%) Cyberattack
3 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.55%) Smart Energy
4 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.27%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.82%) Asynchronous Programming
3 14 (31.82%) Continuous Delivery
3 14 (31.82%) Deadline-Driven
3 14 (31.82%) Unit Testing
4 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
5 8 (18.18%) Benchmarking
5 8 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 4 (9.09%) SDLC
7 2 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.55%) Multithreading
7 2 (4.55%) OO
8 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.27%) Electronic Trading
8 1 (2.27%) Pair Programming
8 1 (2.27%) Refactoring
8 1 (2.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) Java 8
3 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) PHP
4 1 (2.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
System Software
1 18 (40.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (36.36%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle