Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +15
Permanent jobs citing Java 164 93 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 27.02% 23.25% 39.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.04% 34.70% 57.86%
Number of salaries quoted 81 74 95
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £39,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.28% -7.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,250 £25,950
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,625 £73,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% +0.91% -

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 381 268 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 62.77% 67.00% 67.80%
Number of salaries quoted 255 204 194
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,325 £25,050
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +1 161 £42,500 +11.84% 33
Newry - 2 £70,000 -
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 82 (50.00%) Linux
2 57 (34.76%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (34.76%) Spring
3 47 (28.66%) Smartphone
4 46 (28.05%) SQL
5 45 (27.44%) Analytical Skills
6 44 (26.83%) Kubernetes
6 44 (26.83%) DevOps
7 42 (25.61%) Python
8 41 (25.00%) SaaS
8 41 (25.00%) MongoDB
9 39 (23.78%) ITIL
10 37 (22.56%) Hazelcast
11 36 (21.95%) Problem Management
12 35 (21.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 35 (21.34%) ITIL V3
12 35 (21.34%) High Availability
12 35 (21.34%) Internet
12 35 (21.34%) Internet of Things
13 30 (18.29%) SOAP
14 29 (17.68%) Unix
14 29 (17.68%) Git (software)
15 28 (17.07%) Web Services
16 27 (16.46%) JavaScript
16 27 (16.46%) Open Source
16 27 (16.46%) Software Engineering
17 25 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (15.24%) Docker
18 24 (14.63%) REST
18 24 (14.63%) Ruby

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 21 (12.80%) JBoss
2 5 (3.05%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.44%) Apache
3 4 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (1.83%) IIS
5 2 (1.22%) NetWeaver
5 2 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.61%) Confluence
6 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.61%) nginx
6 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 41 (25.00%) SaaS
2 9 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.22%) Serverless
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.61%) npm
4 1 (0.61%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 35 (21.34%) Internet
2 23 (14.02%) HTTPS
3 15 (9.15%) TCP/IP
3 15 (9.15%) Wireshark
4 3 (1.83%) Firewall
4 3 (1.83%) SMPP
4 3 (1.83%) SMS
4 3 (1.83%) VPN
5 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 37 (22.56%) Hazelcast
3 17 (10.37%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (6.71%) SQL Server
5 10 (6.10%) Oracle Database
6 8 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.66%) GIS
7 6 (3.66%) MySQL
7 6 (3.66%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.66%) Spatial Data
8 5 (3.05%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.22%) Blockchain
10 2 (1.22%) Informix
10 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.61%) Big Data
11 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (17.68%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.15%) Gradle
2 15 (9.15%) JUnit
2 15 (9.15%) Spock
3 8 (4.88%) Maven
4 3 (1.83%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.83%) JIRA
5 2 (1.22%) Subversion
5 2 (1.22%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.61%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.61%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.61%) JSUnit
6 1 (0.61%) Moq
6 1 (0.61%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.61%) webpack
General
1 8 (4.88%) Finance
2 5 (3.05%) Banking
2 5 (3.05%) Japanese Language
3 3 (1.83%) Advertising
4 2 (1.22%) Games
4 2 (1.22%) Law
4 2 (1.22%) Retail
5 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 72 (43.90%) Developer
2 52 (31.71%) Java Developer
3 39 (23.78%) Support Engineer
4 21 (12.80%) Applications Support
5 20 (12.20%) Applications Engineer
5 20 (12.20%) Applications Support Engineer
6 19 (11.59%) Senior Developer
6 19 (11.59%) Senior Java Developer
7 18 (10.98%) Software Developer
8 15 (9.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (9.15%) Infrastructure Support
8 15 (9.15%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 13 (7.93%) Software Engineer
10 10 (6.10%) Java Software Developer
11 8 (4.88%) Architect
11 8 (4.88%) Java Engineer
11 8 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (4.88%) Technical Leader
12 6 (3.66%) Java Software Engineer
12 6 (3.66%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (34.76%) Spring
2 30 (18.29%) SOAP
3 28 (17.07%) Web Services
4 24 (14.63%) REST
5 22 (13.41%) JAX-RS
6 20 (12.20%) Elastic Stack
6 20 (12.20%) Vert.x
7 19 (11.59%) JAX-WS
8 17 (10.37%) HTML
9 16 (9.76%) CSS
10 15 (9.15%) .NET
10 15 (9.15%) JAXB
11 13 (7.93%) AngularJS
12 11 (6.71%) HTML5
12 11 (6.71%) XML
13 10 (6.10%) CSS3
13 10 (6.10%) EJB
13 10 (6.10%) JDBC
13 10 (6.10%) JSON
14 9 (5.49%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (28.66%) Smartphone
2 45 (27.44%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (21.34%) Internet of Things
4 15 (9.15%) Management Information System
5 10 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (5.49%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (4.27%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.44%) Cyberattack
8 4 (2.44%) Smart Energy
9 3 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.83%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.83%) Smartcard
10 2 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.61%) Blog
11 1 (0.61%) Derivative
11 1 (0.61%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.61%) iPhone
11 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 82 (50.00%) Linux
2 29 (17.68%) Unix
3 7 (4.27%) Windows
4 4 (2.44%) Android
4 4 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (34.76%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (26.83%) DevOps
3 39 (23.78%) ITIL
4 36 (21.95%) Problem Management
5 35 (21.34%) High Availability
5 35 (21.34%) ITIL V3
6 27 (16.46%) Open Source
6 27 (16.46%) Software Engineering
7 25 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (14.02%) Time Management
9 21 (12.80%) Test Automation
10 20 (12.20%) Knowledge Management
10 20 (12.20%) Unit Testing
11 18 (10.98%) SDLC
12 15 (9.15%) Asynchronous Programming
12 15 (9.15%) Continuous Delivery
12 15 (9.15%) Deadline-Driven
12 15 (9.15%) Task Automation
13 12 (7.32%) OO
14 11 (6.71%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 46 (28.05%) SQL
2 42 (25.61%) Python
3 27 (16.46%) JavaScript
4 24 (14.63%) Ruby
5 23 (14.02%) C#
5 23 (14.02%) Go
6 21 (12.80%) C++
7 18 (10.98%) C
8 17 (10.37%) Perl
9 16 (9.76%) Shell Script
10 13 (7.93%) Java 8
11 12 (7.32%) PHP
12 9 (5.49%) Scala
13 3 (1.83%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.22%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.22%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.61%) Clojure
15 1 (0.61%) Erlang
15 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (9.15%) Degree
2 6 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.05%) ISEB
3 5 (3.05%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.22%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.61%) MBA
5 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (21.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (7.93%) QA
3 2 (1.22%) PMO
4 1 (0.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (15.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 44 (26.83%) Kubernetes
2 21 (12.80%) Prometheus
3 3 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.83%) Kibana
4 2 (1.22%) Ansible
4 2 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.22%) Puppet
5 1 (0.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (11.59%) Oracle
2 4 (2.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.83%) Cisco
3 3 (1.83%) HP
3 3 (1.83%) IBM
3 3 (1.83%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.22%) SAP
4 2 (1.22%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.61%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.61%) Capita
5 1 (0.61%) Google
5 1 (0.61%) Talend
5 1 (0.61%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.61%) Twitter