Period
to 17 May 2021

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 17 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 122 83 193
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 30.58% 16.90% 25.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.35% 25.70% 34.90%
Number of salaries quoted 69 50 105
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,738 £30,850
25th Percentile £32,000 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £65,250 £65,000 £63,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.09%

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 310 323 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 77.69% 65.78% 72.57%
Number of salaries quoted 173 193 337
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £26,400
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
75th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £58,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 17 May 2021.

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 17 May 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 +3 93 £45,000 - 27
County Londonderry +7 10 £32,500 - 2
County Down - 9 - -
Newry - 3 - -
County Armagh - 3 - -
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 17 May 2021, 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 53 (43.44%) Software Engineering
2 50 (40.98%) C#
3 45 (36.89%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (29.51%) Oracle
5 35 (28.69%) SQL
6 34 (27.87%) HTML
7 31 (25.41%) JavaScript
8 30 (24.59%) CSS
9 27 (22.13%) OO
9 27 (22.13%) C++
10 26 (21.31%) Windows
10 26 (21.31%) HTML5
11 25 (20.49%) Java 8
12 23 (18.85%) Test Automation
12 23 (18.85%) Cybersecurity
12 23 (18.85%) Linux
12 23 (18.85%) Web Development
13 22 (18.03%) Java SE
13 22 (18.03%) Oracle Certification
14 21 (17.21%) Microsoft
14 21 (17.21%) OCA
14 21 (17.21%) OCAJ
14 21 (17.21%) CIW
15 19 (15.57%) Python
16 17 (13.93%) Spring
16 17 (13.93%) Kubernetes
17 16 (13.11%) Mentoring
17 16 (13.11%) Go
17 16 (13.11%) AngularJS
18 15 (12.30%) Microservices

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 (4.10%) JBoss
1 5 (4.10%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.28%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.64%) Appian
3 2 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.82%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.82%) iPlanet
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.82%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.74%) AWS
2 3 (2.46%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (2.46%) SaaS
3 2 (1.64%) GCP
3 2 (1.64%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics
4 1 (0.82%) Azure
4 1 (0.82%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.10%) Internet
2 1 (0.82%) FTP
2 1 (0.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.56%) DB2
2 5 (4.10%) RDBMS
2 5 (4.10%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.28%) Big Data
3 4 (3.28%) MySQL
4 3 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.46%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.64%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.64%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.82%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.82%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.82%) HBase
6 1 (0.82%) HSQLDB
6 1 (0.82%) Impala
6 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (9.02%) JUnit
2 10 (8.20%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.20%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.28%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.28%) REST Assured
3 4 (3.28%) Selenium
3 4 (3.28%) Subversion
4 3 (2.46%) JIRA
4 3 (2.46%) Postman
4 3 (2.46%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.46%) TestNG
5 2 (1.64%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.64%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.64%) JMeter
5 2 (1.64%) Maven
5 2 (1.64%) Newman
5 2 (1.64%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.82%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.82%) Gradle
6 1 (0.82%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (10.66%) Manufacturing
2 12 (9.84%) Finance
3 11 (9.02%) Electronics
4 9 (7.38%) Social Skills
5 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.28%) Retail
7 3 (2.46%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.64%) Marketing
8 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (63.11%) Developer
2 37 (30.33%) Java Developer
3 29 (23.77%) Software Developer
3 29 (23.77%) Software Engineer
4 21 (17.21%) Trainee
4 21 (17.21%) Trainee Developer
5 14 (11.48%) Trainee Web Developer
5 14 (11.48%) Web Developer
6 8 (6.56%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.74%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (5.74%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 7 (5.74%) Java Software Developer
7 7 (5.74%) Trainee Software Developer
8 5 (4.10%) Angular Developer
8 5 (4.10%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (3.28%) Principal Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Principal Software Engineer
10 3 (2.46%) Architect
10 3 (2.46%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (2.46%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (27.87%) HTML
2 30 (24.59%) CSS
3 26 (21.31%) HTML5
4 22 (18.03%) Java SE
5 17 (13.93%) Spring
6 16 (13.11%) AngularJS
7 14 (11.48%) .NET
8 10 (8.20%) XML
9 9 (7.38%) Web Services
10 8 (6.56%) Hibernate
11 7 (5.74%) REST
11 7 (5.74%) XSLT
12 5 (4.10%) Kafka
12 5 (4.10%) Middleware
12 5 (4.10%) Node.js
12 5 (4.10%) RESTful
13 4 (3.28%) CGI
13 4 (3.28%) Gherkin
13 4 (3.28%) Java EE
13 4 (3.28%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.56%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.10%) Analytical Mindset
2 5 (4.10%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.82%) Cloud Native
4 1 (0.82%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.82%) Robotics
4 1 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.82%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.31%) Windows
2 23 (18.85%) Linux
3 10 (8.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.44%) Software Engineering
2 45 (36.89%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (22.13%) OO
4 23 (18.85%) Cybersecurity
4 23 (18.85%) Test Automation
4 23 (18.85%) Web Development
5 16 (13.11%) Mentoring
6 15 (12.30%) Microservices
7 14 (11.48%) Computer Science
7 14 (11.48%) Refactoring
8 13 (10.66%) Front End Development
9 12 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (9.02%) OOD
10 11 (9.02%) TDD
11 10 (8.20%) Fintech
11 10 (8.20%) Physics
11 10 (8.20%) Requirements Gathering
12 9 (7.38%) BDD
12 9 (7.38%) ERP
13 8 (6.56%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 50 (40.98%) C#
2 35 (28.69%) SQL
3 31 (25.41%) JavaScript
4 27 (22.13%) C++
5 25 (20.49%) Java 8
6 19 (15.57%) Python
7 16 (13.11%) Go
8 7 (5.74%) C
9 5 (4.10%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.82%) Dart
11 1 (0.82%) Groovy
11 1 (0.82%) Scala
11 1 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (18.03%) Oracle Certification
2 21 (17.21%) CIW
2 21 (17.21%) OCA
2 21 (17.21%) OCAJ
3 5 (4.10%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.46%) Degree
6 1 (0.82%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.82%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 17 (13.93%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.82%) Oozie
Vendors
1 36 (29.51%) Oracle
2 21 (17.21%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.56%) IBM
4 2 (1.64%) Sybase
5 1 (0.82%) Black Duck
5 1 (0.82%) Blue Prism
5 1 (0.82%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.82%) TIBCO