Period
to 6 June 2020

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

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
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 27 20
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 30 60 41
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.83% 8.89% 10.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.94% 9.12% 10.85%
Number of salaries quoted 9 38 40
Median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £32,250 £30,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 432 658 378
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.41% 97.48% 98.18%
Number of salaries quoted 214 449 281
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,150 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,250 £62,500
UK median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +5.26%

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 6 June 2020.

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 6 June 2020. 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 -4 28 £35,000 -12.50% 11
County Londonderry - 2 - -
Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 30 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (73.33%) Spring
3 15 (50.00%) Spring Boot
4 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
5 12 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 12 (40.00%) Fintech
6 11 (36.67%) Degree
6 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
7 10 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (30.00%) AngularJS
9 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (26.67%) Banking
9 8 (26.67%) Investment Banking
9 8 (26.67%) Java 8
10 6 (20.00%) Product Management
10 6 (20.00%) Finance
10 6 (20.00%) Front End Development
11 5 (16.67%) Microservices
11 5 (16.67%) React
11 5 (16.67%) CSS
11 5 (16.67%) HTML
11 5 (16.67%) OO
11 5 (16.67%) REST
11 5 (16.67%) jQuery
12 4 (13.33%) Python
13 3 (10.00%) OOP
13 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
13 3 (10.00%) Oracle
13 3 (10.00%) JDBC

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 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) AWS
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) KDB
1 2 (6.67%) Kdb+
1 2 (6.67%) MariaDB
1 2 (6.67%) MySQL
1 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 8 (26.67%) Banking
1 8 (26.67%) Investment Banking
2 6 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (73.33%) Spring
2 15 (50.00%) Spring Boot
3 9 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (16.67%) CSS
4 5 (16.67%) HTML
4 5 (16.67%) jQuery
4 5 (16.67%) React
4 5 (16.67%) REST
5 3 (10.00%) Dropwizard
5 3 (10.00%) Java EE
5 3 (10.00%) JDBC
5 3 (10.00%) JSON
5 3 (10.00%) JSP
5 3 (10.00%) Servlets
6 2 (6.67%) Apache Commons
6 2 (6.67%) Node.js
6 2 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (3.33%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (3.33%) Ionic Framework
7 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (10.00%) Cyberattack
3 2 (6.67%) iPhone
4 1 (3.33%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Android
1 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Fintech
1 12 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
3 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 6 (20.00%) Product Management
5 5 (16.67%) Microservices
5 5 (16.67%) OO
6 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (10.00%) Data Engineering
6 3 (10.00%) OOP
6 3 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (10.00%) SDLC
6 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.67%) Android Development
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.67%) iOS Development
7 2 (6.67%) Line Management
7 2 (6.67%) Machine Learning
7 2 (6.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (26.67%) Java 8
4 4 (13.33%) Python
5 3 (10.00%) C#
5 3 (10.00%) C++
5 3 (10.00%) Go
6 1 (3.33%) Scala
6 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Degree
2 10 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle