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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 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 5 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 232 183 77
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 26.70% 26.64% 20.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.57% 38.85% 31.56%
Number of salaries quoted 35 89 24
10th Percentile £35,500 £27,500 £33,250
25th Percentile £46,750 £32,500 £35,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £47,000 £45,500
Median % change year-on-year +38.30% +3.30% +7.06%
75th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £87,400 £77,500 £62,625
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 545 471 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 62.72% 68.56% 66.30%
Number of salaries quoted 195 263 86
10th Percentile £30,350 £27,500 £29,375
25th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +17.65%
75th Percentile £60,625 £61,250 £57,188
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

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 12 August 2022.

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 August 2022. 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
Jobs
County Antrim -3 196 £61,250 +16.67% 18
County Londonderry +2 13 - -
County Down 0 12 - -
Newry - 6 - -
County Armagh - 6 - -
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 193 (83.19%) Software Engineering
2 133 (57.33%) SQL
3 115 (49.57%) JavaScript
4 108 (46.55%) Docker
5 104 (44.83%) AngularJS
6 101 (43.53%) .NET
7 96 (41.38%) Web Development
8 92 (39.66%) HTML
9 90 (38.79%) NoSQL
10 87 (37.50%) Azure
11 84 (36.21%) Git (software)
11 84 (36.21%) Go
11 84 (36.21%) CSS
12 81 (34.91%) Finance
12 81 (34.91%) Node.js
13 80 (34.48%) Ruby
13 80 (34.48%) Problem-Solving
14 78 (33.62%) Ruby on Rails
14 78 (33.62%) Marketing
14 78 (33.62%) MVC
14 78 (33.62%) HTTP
14 78 (33.62%) ASP.NET
14 78 (33.62%) SSL
14 78 (33.62%) Angular 2
15 76 (32.76%) Derivative
16 74 (31.90%) Risk Management
17 67 (28.88%) Agile
18 62 (26.72%) Microservices
19 61 (26.29%) Computer Science
19 61 (26.29%) Full Stack Development

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 19 (8.19%) Confluence
2 2 (0.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.43%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 87 (37.50%) Azure
2 44 (18.97%) AWS
2 44 (18.97%) GCP
3 13 (5.60%) Figma
3 13 (5.60%) GitHub
4 4 (1.72%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.29%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (1.29%) SaaS
6 2 (0.86%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.43%) Cloud Functions
7 1 (0.43%) Datadog
7 1 (0.43%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 78 (33.62%) HTTP
1 78 (33.62%) SSL
2 1 (0.43%) DNS
2 1 (0.43%) ICMP
2 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.43%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (38.79%) NoSQL
2 5 (2.16%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.72%) Big Data
3 4 (1.72%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.86%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.43%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.43%) DB2
5 1 (0.43%) DynamoDB
5 1 (0.43%) KDB
5 1 (0.43%) Kdb+
5 1 (0.43%) MySQL
5 1 (0.43%) Parquet
5 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 84 (36.21%) Git (software)
2 21 (9.05%) Selenium
3 19 (8.19%) JIRA
4 18 (7.76%) Maven
5 17 (7.33%) Postman
6 8 (3.45%) Gradle
7 6 (2.59%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.16%) Android Studio
8 5 (2.16%) JUnit
9 4 (1.72%) IBM UrbanCode
9 4 (1.72%) Robot Framework
10 3 (1.29%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.29%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.43%) Mockito
11 1 (0.43%) Moq
11 1 (0.43%) NUnit
11 1 (0.43%) SonarQube
General
1 81 (34.91%) Finance
2 78 (33.62%) Marketing
3 54 (23.28%) Social Skills
4 9 (3.88%) Law
5 7 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.59%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.72%) Banking
8 3 (1.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 3 (1.29%) Retail
9 2 (0.86%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.43%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 157 (67.67%) Software Engineer
2 39 (16.81%) Developer
3 23 (9.91%) Java Developer
4 19 (8.19%) Graduate
4 19 (8.19%) Software Engineering Graduate
5 11 (4.74%) Software Developer
6 5 (2.16%) Android Developer
6 5 (2.16%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (1.72%) Architect
7 4 (1.72%) Java Engineer
7 4 (1.72%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (1.72%) Project Manager
7 4 (1.72%) Scrum Master
7 4 (1.72%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
8 3 (1.29%) Senior Developer
8 3 (1.29%) Software Architect
9 2 (0.86%) Analyst
9 2 (0.86%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (0.86%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (0.43%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (44.83%) AngularJS
2 101 (43.53%) .NET
3 92 (39.66%) HTML
4 84 (36.21%) CSS
5 81 (34.91%) Node.js
6 78 (33.62%) Angular 2
6 78 (33.62%) ASP.NET
6 78 (33.62%) Ruby on Rails
7 48 (20.69%) Spring Boot
8 33 (14.22%) Spring
9 32 (13.79%) React
10 25 (10.78%) Kafka
11 19 (8.19%) .NET Core
12 6 (2.59%) REST
13 5 (2.16%) Android SDK
14 4 (1.72%) J2EE
14 4 (1.72%) JSON
15 3 (1.29%) Hibernate
15 3 (1.29%) jQuery
16 2 (0.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 76 (32.76%) Derivative
2 39 (16.81%) Enterprise Software
3 36 (15.52%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (8.62%) Cloud Native
5 18 (7.76%) User Experience
6 5 (2.16%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.16%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.72%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.72%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.72%) PMI
7 4 (1.72%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.86%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.86%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (0.86%) IoT
10 1 (0.43%) Equities
10 1 (0.43%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.09%) Linux
2 24 (10.34%) Windows
3 22 (9.48%) Unix
4 5 (2.16%) Android
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (83.19%) Software Engineering
2 96 (41.38%) Web Development
3 80 (34.48%) Problem-Solving
4 78 (33.62%) MVC
5 74 (31.90%) Risk Management
6 67 (28.88%) Agile
7 62 (26.72%) Microservices
8 61 (26.29%) Computer Science
8 61 (26.29%) Full Stack Development
9 58 (25.00%) OO
10 46 (19.83%) Test Automation
11 32 (13.79%) Migration
12 28 (12.07%) CI/CD
12 28 (12.07%) Mentoring
13 24 (10.34%) User Stories
14 22 (9.48%) Refactoring
15 20 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (8.62%) Process Improvement
16 19 (8.19%) Electronic Trading
16 19 (8.19%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 133 (57.33%) SQL
2 115 (49.57%) JavaScript
3 84 (36.21%) Go
4 80 (34.48%) Ruby
5 32 (13.79%) Python
6 27 (11.64%) C#
7 14 (6.03%) TypeScript
8 5 (2.16%) Kotlin
9 4 (1.72%) Bash
10 2 (0.86%) C++
10 2 (0.86%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.86%) VBA
11 1 (0.43%) C
11 1 (0.43%) Perl
11 1 (0.43%) Scala
11 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (20.26%) Degree
2 21 (9.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.72%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.72%) PMP
4 2 (0.86%) CIW
4 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.86%) OCP
4 2 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.86%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.59%) QA
2 2 (0.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 108 (46.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 41 (17.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.86%) Ansible
3 1 (0.43%) Salt
3 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (8.19%) Atlassian
1 19 (8.19%) Google
2 13 (5.60%) Micro Focus
3 7 (3.02%) Oracle
4 4 (1.72%) Juniper
5 2 (0.86%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.43%) Black Duck
6 1 (0.43%) Blue Prism
6 1 (0.43%) Databricks
6 1 (0.43%) IBM
6 1 (0.43%) Kofax
6 1 (0.43%) Netezza
6 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.43%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.43%) Teradata
6 1 (0.43%) UiPath