Period
to 19 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 26 34 16
Rank change year-on-year +8 -18 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 28 36 75
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.70% 6.47% 12.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.92% 6.70% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 18 41 56
Median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% -2.86%
10th Percentile £27,500 £35,000 £31,875
90th Percentile £56,125 £82,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.09%

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 314 537 604
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.52% 96.58% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 172 425 350
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +8.67%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +14 26 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 28 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) Test Automation
4 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 9 (32.14%) Linux
5 9 (32.14%) Front End Development
6 8 (28.57%) Data Engineering
6 8 (28.57%) Go
6 8 (28.57%) Microservices
6 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 8 (28.57%) Spring
6 8 (28.57%) Python
6 8 (28.57%) SQL
6 8 (28.57%) C#
6 8 (28.57%) C++
6 8 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (25.00%) Kubernetes
7 7 (25.00%) SDLC
7 7 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (25.00%) Fintech
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (17.86%) Unix
8 5 (17.86%) Windows
9 4 (14.29%) Oracle
9 4 (14.29%) DB2
9 4 (14.29%) JUnit
9 4 (14.29%) IBM
9 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
9 4 (14.29%) Database Theory

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 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) DB2
1 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 4 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 3 (10.71%) Banking
1 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Publishing
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Spring
2 4 (14.29%) React
2 4 (14.29%) Spring Boot
3 3 (10.71%) Dropwizard
4 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) JMS
4 1 (3.57%) JSON
4 1 (3.57%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) Sass
4 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (10.71%) Cyberattack
3 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Unix
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Test Automation
3 9 (32.14%) Front End Development
4 8 (28.57%) Data Engineering
4 8 (28.57%) Microservices
4 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 7 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (25.00%) Fintech
5 7 (25.00%) SDLC
6 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (14.29%) Database Theory
7 4 (14.29%) DevSecOps
7 4 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
8 3 (10.71%) OO
9 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
9 1 (3.57%) Refactoring
9 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
9 1 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 8 (28.57%) C#
3 8 (28.57%) C++
3 8 (28.57%) Go
3 8 (28.57%) Python
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) Java 8
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) IBM
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Solace
2 1 (3.57%) Sybase