Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Java 169 129 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 26.70% 26.99% 23.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.27% 39.45% 43.89%
Number of salaries quoted 100 73 55
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.44% -14.12% -15.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £12,500 £30,100
90th Percentile £69,375 £54,500 £69,500
UK median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.45% - +7.84%

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 508 327 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 80.25% 68.41% 53.25%
Number of salaries quoted 297 210 136
Northern Ireland median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Northern Ireland

Java
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Java in Northern Ireland

Java
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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 18 December 2018. 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 -2 163 £42,500 +16.44% 23
County Londonderry - 1 £77,500 -
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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 65 (38.46%) SQL
2 59 (34.91%) Software Engineering
3 56 (33.14%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (27.22%) Linux
5 45 (26.63%) C#
6 41 (24.26%) Spring
7 40 (23.67%) JavaScript
8 36 (21.30%) OO
9 35 (20.71%) Python
10 34 (20.12%) Node.js
11 33 (19.53%) Git (software)
11 33 (19.53%) Finance
12 32 (18.93%) HTML
13 30 (17.75%) Docker
14 28 (16.57%) Oracle
14 28 (16.57%) CSS
14 28 (16.57%) Degree
15 27 (15.98%) Computer Science
15 27 (15.98%) Amazon AWS
15 27 (15.98%) TDD
16 24 (14.20%) SDLC
17 23 (13.61%) Mentoring
18 21 (12.43%) C++
19 20 (11.83%) Java 8
20 19 (11.24%) AngularJS
21 18 (10.65%) QA
21 18 (10.65%) Unix
21 18 (10.65%) Apache
21 18 (10.65%) Greenfield Project
21 18 (10.65%) Kubernetes

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 18 (10.65%) Apache
2 14 (8.28%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (5.33%) Confluence
4 6 (3.55%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.37%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (2.37%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.59%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.59%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.59%) IIS
6 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.37%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.59%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.98%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.73%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (4.14%) Serverless
4 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.96%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (2.37%) SaaS
7 2 (1.18%) npm
7 2 (1.18%) Yarn
8 1 (0.59%) IaaS
8 1 (0.59%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.96%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (2.37%) VPN
3 3 (1.78%) Firewall
3 3 (1.78%) HTTP
3 3 (1.78%) Internet
3 3 (1.78%) SMPP
3 3 (1.78%) SMS
3 3 (1.78%) SSH
4 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 12 (7.10%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.51%) Big Data
3 11 (6.51%) MySQL
3 11 (6.51%) NoSQL
4 9 (5.33%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.14%) Blockchain
7 6 (3.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (3.55%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (3.55%) Hazelcast
7 6 (3.55%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.96%) Neo4j
8 5 (2.96%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (2.37%) Oracle Discoverer
9 4 (2.37%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.78%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 33 (19.53%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.88%) JUnit
3 13 (7.69%) TeamCity
4 10 (5.92%) JIRA
5 9 (5.33%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.14%) Eclipse
7 6 (3.55%) Selenium
8 5 (2.96%) Maven
8 5 (2.96%) Mockito
8 5 (2.96%) Subversion
8 5 (2.96%) TestNG
8 5 (2.96%) WebDriver
9 4 (2.37%) Appium
9 4 (2.37%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.37%) Gradle
9 4 (2.37%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (2.37%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.37%) Spock
9 4 (2.37%) WATIR
10 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
General
1 33 (19.53%) Finance
2 13 (7.69%) Banking
3 6 (3.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.37%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.37%) Retail
5 3 (1.78%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.18%) Front Office
7 1 (0.59%) Games
7 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (57.40%) Developer
2 75 (44.38%) Java Developer
3 39 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 21 (12.43%) Java Software Developer
5 18 (10.65%) Software Engineer
6 17 (10.06%) Java Engineer
7 13 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.33%) Java Software Engineer
8 9 (5.33%) Lead Developer
8 9 (5.33%) Technical Leader
9 8 (4.73%) Lead Java Developer
10 7 (4.14%) C# Developer
10 7 (4.14%) Security Engineer
10 7 (4.14%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (4.14%) Web Developer
11 6 (3.55%) Java Web Developer
11 6 (3.55%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 6 (3.55%) Senior Software Developer
12 5 (2.96%) Scala Developer
12 5 (2.96%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (24.26%) Spring
2 34 (20.12%) Node.js
3 32 (18.93%) HTML
4 28 (16.57%) CSS
5 19 (11.24%) AngularJS
6 15 (8.88%) React
7 14 (8.28%) Hibernate
7 14 (8.28%) Spring Boot
7 14 (8.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (7.69%) Web Services
9 12 (7.10%) Java EE
10 11 (6.51%) JSON
11 10 (5.92%) HTML5
11 10 (5.92%) REST
11 10 (5.92%) RESTful
12 8 (4.73%) XML
13 7 (4.14%) jQuery
14 6 (3.55%) Lambda Expressions
14 6 (3.55%) Pandas
14 6 (3.55%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.65%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.10%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (4.73%) Algorithms
5 7 (4.14%) Cyberattack
5 7 (4.14%) User Experience
6 5 (2.96%) Derivative
6 5 (2.96%) Enterprise Cloud
7 4 (2.37%) Equities
7 4 (2.37%) Fintech
7 4 (2.37%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.78%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.78%) Replication
8 3 (1.78%) Smartcard
8 3 (1.78%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.59%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 46 (27.22%) Linux
2 18 (10.65%) Unix
3 5 (2.96%) Windows
4 3 (1.78%) Solaris
5 2 (1.18%) CentOS
5 2 (1.18%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.59%) Android
6 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (34.91%) Software Engineering
2 56 (33.14%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (21.30%) OO
4 27 (15.98%) Computer Science
4 27 (15.98%) TDD
5 24 (14.20%) SDLC
6 23 (13.61%) Mentoring
7 16 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (9.47%) OOP
8 15 (8.88%) Test Automation
9 14 (8.28%) BDD
9 14 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (8.28%) DevOps
10 13 (7.69%) Functional Programming
10 13 (7.69%) Microservices
11 12 (7.10%) Coaching
11 12 (7.10%) Multithreading
11 12 (7.10%) Technical Leadership
12 10 (5.92%) Artificial Intelligence
12 10 (5.92%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 65 (38.46%) SQL
2 45 (26.63%) C#
3 40 (23.67%) JavaScript
4 35 (20.71%) Python
5 21 (12.43%) C++
6 20 (11.83%) Java 8
7 12 (7.10%) Perl
8 11 (6.51%) Ruby
9 10 (5.92%) PHP
10 9 (5.33%) Bash Shell
10 9 (5.33%) C
11 8 (4.73%) PL/SQL
12 7 (4.14%) Scala
13 6 (3.55%) MATLAB
13 6 (3.55%) R
14 4 (2.37%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.18%) Embedded C
15 2 (1.18%) Embedded C++
15 2 (1.18%) ES6
15 2 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (16.57%) Degree
2 6 (3.55%) PhD
3 5 (2.96%) CISSP
3 5 (2.96%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.96%) OSCP
3 5 (2.96%) SANS
4 4 (2.37%) ISEB
5 3 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.65%) QA
System Software
1 30 (17.75%) Docker
2 3 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (1.78%) Xen
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (10.65%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.96%) Ansible
2 5 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.96%) Puppet
3 3 (1.78%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 28 (16.57%) Oracle
2 7 (4.14%) Google
3 6 (3.55%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.37%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.59%) FXall
5 1 (0.59%) Reuters
5 1 (0.59%) Solace
5 1 (0.59%) TIBCO