Period
to 24 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 4 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 76 123 136
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 23.82% 23.12% 26.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.04% 33.51% 34.87%
Number of salaries quoted 42 84 117
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +26.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £25,900 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £80,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% +4.55%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 230 367 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 72.10% 68.98% 75.88%
Number of salaries quoted 117 284 279
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.43% +14.48%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £63,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Java as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Northern Ireland

Java
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Java in Northern Ireland

Java
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 24 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Java in Northern Ireland

Java
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 within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 24 November 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 +2 71 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2020, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Java.

1 25 (32.89%) Python
2 24 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 24 (31.58%) Software Engineering
3 23 (30.26%) Fintech
4 21 (27.63%) C#
5 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (23.68%) AWS
7 17 (22.37%) Spring
7 17 (22.37%) SQL
8 16 (21.05%) Linux
8 16 (21.05%) Test Automation
9 15 (19.74%) Microservices
9 15 (19.74%) C++
10 14 (18.42%) Greenfield Project
11 13 (17.11%) HTML
11 13 (17.11%) Oracle
12 12 (15.79%) React
12 12 (15.79%) Azure
13 11 (14.47%) CSS
13 11 (14.47%) Finance
14 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
14 10 (13.16%) Investment Management
14 10 (13.16%) Go
15 9 (11.84%) Analytics
15 9 (11.84%) Front End Development
15 9 (11.84%) OO
16 8 (10.53%) Unix
16 8 (10.53%) SDLC
16 8 (10.53%) Kubernetes
16 8 (10.53%) AngularJS

Java
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 5 (6.58%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.32%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.32%) IIS
2 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (23.68%) AWS
2 12 (15.79%) Azure
3 8 (10.53%) SaaS
4 2 (2.63%) GCP
5 1 (1.32%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (1.32%) G Suite
5 1 (1.32%) PaaS
5 1 (1.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) Internet
1 1 (1.32%) SSL
1 1 (1.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.32%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) JMeter
1 7 (9.21%) Selenium
2 6 (7.89%) Cucumber
3 5 (6.58%) Mocha
4 4 (5.26%) NUnit
4 4 (5.26%) Spock
5 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.32%) Bower
6 1 (1.32%) Cypress.io
6 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.32%) Grunt
6 1 (1.32%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.32%) JIRA
6 1 (1.32%) JUnit
6 1 (1.32%) REST Assured
6 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Banking
3 4 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 4 (5.26%) Retail
4 3 (3.95%) Publishing
5 1 (1.32%) Electronics
5 1 (1.32%) Front Office
5 1 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (61.84%) Developer
2 26 (34.21%) Java Developer
3 23 (30.26%) Software Developer
4 8 (10.53%) Java Software Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Test Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Architect
6 6 (7.89%) C++ Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Test Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) C++ Software Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Java Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Support Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Software Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) Spring
2 13 (17.11%) HTML
3 12 (15.79%) React
4 11 (14.47%) CSS
5 8 (10.53%) AngularJS
6 7 (9.21%) Spring Boot
7 5 (6.58%) .NET
7 5 (6.58%) XML
8 4 (5.26%) Dropwizard
8 4 (5.26%) Sass
9 3 (3.95%) JMS
10 2 (2.63%) Node.js
10 2 (2.63%) Web Services
11 1 (1.32%) Backbone.js
11 1 (1.32%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 1 (1.32%) OAuth
11 1 (1.32%) OAuth2
11 1 (1.32%) OpenID
11 1 (1.32%) REST
11 1 (1.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.26%) Cyberattack
3 2 (2.63%) Analytical Mindset
3 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.63%) Equities
4 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.32%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.32%) Derivative
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) Robotics
4 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.05%) Linux
2 8 (10.53%) Unix
3 6 (7.89%) Windows
4 1 (1.32%) Android
4 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.58%) Software Engineering
2 23 (30.26%) Fintech
3 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (21.05%) Test Automation
5 15 (19.74%) Microservices
6 10 (13.16%) Investment Management
7 9 (11.84%) Analytics
7 9 (11.84%) Front End Development
7 9 (11.84%) OO
8 8 (10.53%) SDLC
9 7 (9.21%) Low Latency
9 7 (9.21%) Manual Testing
9 7 (9.21%) Mentoring
9 7 (9.21%) Scrum
9 7 (9.21%) User Stories
10 6 (7.89%) BDD
10 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
10 6 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (7.89%) Machine Learning
10 6 (7.89%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.89%) Python
2 24 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 21 (27.63%) C#
4 17 (22.37%) SQL
5 15 (19.74%) C++
6 10 (13.16%) Go
7 5 (6.58%) Java 8
7 5 (6.58%) Ruby
8 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.63%) C
9 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.32%) Google Apps Script
10 1 (1.32%) Perl
10 1 (1.32%) PHP
10 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Degree
1 6 (7.89%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.63%) PhD
3 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (10.53%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.32%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (17.11%) Oracle
2 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.32%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.32%) Automation Anywhere
4 1 (1.32%) Blue Prism
4 1 (1.32%) Google
4 1 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.32%) New Relic
4 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.32%) Solace
4 1 (1.32%) Sybase
4 1 (1.32%) UiPath