Period
to 12 November 2019

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 12 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 128 121 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 23.75% 25.91% 28.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.69% 35.28% 43.56%
Number of salaries quoted 73 96 67
Northern Ireland median annual salary £45,000 £44,750 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.56% +29.71% -23.33%
10th Percentile £24,350 £26,875 £12,500
90th Percentile £82,000 £71,875 £52,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 369 343 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 68.46% 73.45% 65.30%
Number of salaries quoted 276 258 180
Northern Ireland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £19,725
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £50,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,039
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.96% +3.24%

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 12 November 2019.

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 12 November 2019. 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 0 123 £45,000 +1.12% 26
Newry - 5 £70,000 -
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, 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 61 (47.66%) Linux
2 45 (35.16%) Spring
3 31 (24.22%) SQL
3 31 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (23.44%) ITIL
4 30 (23.44%) DevOps
5 29 (22.66%) Smartphone
5 29 (22.66%) MongoDB
6 28 (21.88%) Kubernetes
7 27 (21.09%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (21.09%) Python
8 26 (20.31%) Unix
8 26 (20.31%) Problem Management
9 25 (19.53%) SaaS
10 24 (18.75%) Hazelcast
10 24 (18.75%) Oracle
11 23 (17.97%) JavaScript
11 23 (17.97%) Internet
11 23 (17.97%) ITIL V3
11 23 (17.97%) High Availability
11 23 (17.97%) Test Automation
11 23 (17.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 23 (17.97%) Software Engineering
11 23 (17.97%) Internet of Things
12 21 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (15.63%) REST
13 20 (15.63%) SOAP
14 18 (14.06%) Ruby
15 17 (13.28%) Open Source
15 17 (13.28%) HTML

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 11 (8.59%) JBoss
2 6 (4.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (4.69%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.34%) IIS
5 2 (1.56%) Apache
5 2 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.78%) Confluence
6 1 (0.78%) Drupal
6 1 (0.78%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.78%) nginx
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (4.69%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.53%) SaaS
2 8 (6.25%) AWS
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.78%) Azure
3 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.78%) GCP
3 1 (0.78%) npm
3 1 (0.78%) Power Platform
3 1 (0.78%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.97%) Internet
2 16 (12.50%) HTTPS
3 10 (7.81%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.03%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.56%) Firewall
5 2 (1.56%) SMPP
5 2 (1.56%) SMS
5 2 (1.56%) VPN
6 1 (0.78%) DNS
6 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.66%) MongoDB
2 24 (18.75%) Hazelcast
3 11 (8.59%) SQL Server
4 10 (7.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (5.47%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.47%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (4.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 6 (4.69%) Oracle Discoverer
7 4 (3.13%) GIS
7 4 (3.13%) Spatial Data
8 3 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.34%) DB2
8 3 (2.34%) OLAP
8 3 (2.34%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (2.34%) Pentaho
8 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.34%) Star Schema
8 3 (2.34%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.03%) Gradle
2 9 (7.03%) JUnit
2 9 (7.03%) Spock
3 6 (4.69%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (3.91%) Selenium
5 4 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.13%) Maven
6 2 (1.56%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.56%) JIRA
7 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.78%) JSUnit
7 1 (0.78%) Moq
7 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.78%) Telerik Test Studio
7 1 (0.78%) TestNG
7 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.78%) webpack
General
1 14 (10.94%) Finance
2 5 (3.91%) Japanese Language
3 3 (2.34%) Advertising
3 3 (2.34%) Retail
4 2 (1.56%) Banking
4 2 (1.56%) Law
5 1 (0.78%) Automotive
5 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (44.53%) Developer
2 43 (33.59%) Java Developer
3 29 (22.66%) Support Engineer
4 20 (15.63%) Senior Developer
5 19 (14.84%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (11.72%) Applications Support
7 14 (10.94%) Applications Engineer
7 14 (10.94%) Applications Support Engineer
8 12 (9.38%) Software Engineer
9 11 (8.59%) Java Software Developer
10 9 (7.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (7.03%) Infrastructure Support
10 9 (7.03%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 9 (7.03%) Software Developer
11 8 (6.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 8 (6.25%) Java Engineer
11 8 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
12 6 (4.69%) E-Business Consultant
12 6 (4.69%) QA Engineer
12 6 (4.69%) Software QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (35.16%) Spring
2 20 (15.63%) REST
2 20 (15.63%) SOAP
3 17 (13.28%) HTML
4 16 (12.50%) Web Services
5 14 (10.94%) Elastic Stack
5 14 (10.94%) Vert.x
6 13 (10.16%) AngularJS
7 12 (9.38%) CSS
7 12 (9.38%) JSF
8 10 (7.81%) HTML5
8 10 (7.81%) JAX-RS
8 10 (7.81%) JSON
8 10 (7.81%) Spring Boot
9 9 (7.03%) JAXB
9 9 (7.03%) JAX-WS
10 7 (5.47%) jQuery
11 6 (4.69%) .NET
11 6 (4.69%) JDBC
11 6 (4.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.66%) Smartphone
2 27 (21.09%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (17.97%) Internet of Things
4 12 (9.38%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (7.03%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.13%) Smart Energy
8 2 (1.56%) Cyberattack
8 2 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.56%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.56%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.78%) Blog
9 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (47.66%) Linux
2 26 (20.31%) Unix
3 6 (4.69%) Windows
4 2 (1.56%) Android
5 1 (0.78%) AIX
5 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.78%) CentOS
5 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (23.44%) DevOps
2 30 (23.44%) ITIL
3 26 (20.31%) Problem Management
4 23 (17.97%) High Availability
4 23 (17.97%) ITIL V3
4 23 (17.97%) Software Engineering
4 23 (17.97%) Test Automation
5 21 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (13.28%) Open Source
7 15 (11.72%) Time Management
8 14 (10.94%) Knowledge Management
9 12 (9.38%) Mentoring
9 12 (9.38%) OO
9 12 (9.38%) Unit Testing
10 9 (7.03%) Asynchronous Programming
10 9 (7.03%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (7.03%) Deadline-Driven
10 9 (7.03%) Task Automation
11 8 (6.25%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (24.22%) SQL
2 27 (21.09%) Python
3 23 (17.97%) JavaScript
4 18 (14.06%) Ruby
5 15 (11.72%) Go
6 14 (10.94%) C++
7 12 (9.38%) C
8 10 (7.81%) Perl
8 10 (7.81%) PL/SQL
8 10 (7.81%) Shell Script
9 7 (5.47%) C#
9 7 (5.47%) PHP
10 5 (3.91%) Java 8
11 4 (3.13%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.78%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (6.25%) Degree
2 6 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.78%) ISEB
4 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.78%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (17.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 13 (10.16%) Docker
2 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (21.88%) Kubernetes
2 15 (11.72%) Prometheus
3 2 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.56%) Kibana
4 1 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.78%) WMI
Vendors
1 24 (18.75%) Oracle
2 7 (5.47%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.13%) IBM
3 4 (3.13%) SAP
4 3 (2.34%) ServiceNow
4 3 (2.34%) Sybase
5 2 (1.56%) Cisco
5 2 (1.56%) HP
6 1 (0.78%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.78%) Capita
6 1 (0.78%) Citrix
6 1 (0.78%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.78%) Talend
6 1 (0.78%) Telerik
6 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.78%) VMware