Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 201 92 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 25.44% 22.60% 32.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.50% 34.59% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 113 69 112
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £18,000 £28,775
90th Percentile £63,500 £55,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 600 266 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 75.95% 65.36% 56.12%
Number of salaries quoted 361 216 212
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -4 194 £42,500 +6.25% 34
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 91 (45.27%) SQL
2 69 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (28.36%) Linux
3 57 (28.36%) Software Engineering
4 51 (25.37%) C#
5 49 (24.38%) Python
6 40 (19.90%) Spring
7 38 (18.91%) SDLC
8 36 (17.91%) Docker
9 35 (17.41%) OO
10 34 (16.92%) Finance
11 33 (16.42%) JavaScript
12 32 (15.92%) Degree
13 30 (14.93%) Oracle
14 29 (14.43%) Git (software)
15 26 (12.94%) Unix
16 25 (12.44%) Node.js
16 25 (12.44%) Kubernetes
17 24 (11.94%) Java 8
17 24 (11.94%) QA
17 24 (11.94%) Apache
17 24 (11.94%) HTML
18 23 (11.44%) C++
18 23 (11.44%) TDD
19 22 (10.95%) CSS
19 22 (10.95%) Amazon AWS
19 22 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
20 21 (10.45%) Computer Science
21 20 (9.95%) MySQL
21 20 (9.95%) DevOps

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 24 (11.94%) Apache
2 16 (7.96%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (4.48%) JBoss
4 7 (3.48%) Apache Spark
5 6 (2.99%) Confluence
5 6 (2.99%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.49%) NetWeaver
6 3 (1.49%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.00%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.50%) Hyperledger
Business Applications
1 4 (1.99%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.50%) MultiChain
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.95%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.46%) SaaS
3 9 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.48%) Serverless
4 6 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.47%) Internet
2 5 (2.49%) HTTP
2 5 (2.49%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.99%) SMPP
3 4 (1.99%) SMS
3 4 (1.99%) VPN
4 3 (1.49%) Firewall
4 3 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.49%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.95%) MySQL
1 20 (9.95%) Relational Database
2 19 (9.45%) MongoDB
2 19 (9.45%) NoSQL
3 12 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (5.97%) SQL Server
4 10 (4.98%) RDBMS
5 9 (4.48%) Hazelcast
6 7 (3.48%) Big Data
6 7 (3.48%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (2.99%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (2.99%) Blockchain
8 5 (2.49%) Neo4j
9 4 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (1.99%) Oracle Discoverer
9 4 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.00%) Informix
10 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 29 (14.43%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.47%) TeamCity
3 12 (5.97%) JUnit
4 6 (2.99%) JIRA
5 5 (2.49%) Bitbucket
5 5 (2.49%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.49%) Mockito
6 4 (1.99%) Appium
6 4 (1.99%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (1.99%) Selenium
6 4 (1.99%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.99%) TestNG
6 4 (1.99%) WATIR
6 4 (1.99%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.49%) Gradle
7 3 (1.49%) Maven
7 3 (1.49%) Spock
8 2 (1.00%) Subversion
8 2 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (16.92%) Finance
2 12 (5.97%) Banking
3 6 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.49%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.49%) Games
6 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Legal
6 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 102 (50.75%) Developer
2 78 (38.81%) Java Developer
3 42 (20.90%) Software Developer
4 27 (13.43%) Java Software Developer
5 22 (10.95%) Technical Leader
6 19 (9.45%) Software Engineer
7 16 (7.96%) Java Engineer
8 11 (5.47%) Java Software Engineer
9 10 (4.98%) Java Web Developer
9 10 (4.98%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.98%) Web Developer
10 8 (3.98%) Architect
10 8 (3.98%) Senior Developer
11 6 (2.99%) Lead Developer
11 6 (2.99%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 6 (2.99%) Test Leader
12 5 (2.49%) C++/Java Developer
12 5 (2.49%) Java Scala Developer
12 5 (2.49%) Java Web Applications Developer
12 5 (2.49%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (19.90%) Spring
2 25 (12.44%) Node.js
3 24 (11.94%) HTML
4 22 (10.95%) CSS
5 19 (9.45%) AngularJS
6 16 (7.96%) Hibernate
7 15 (7.46%) Java EE
7 15 (7.46%) Web Services
8 14 (6.97%) Spring Boot
9 13 (6.47%) .NET
9 13 (6.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (5.47%) JPA
11 10 (4.98%) RESTful
12 9 (4.48%) EJB
12 9 (4.48%) EJB 3.0
12 9 (4.48%) JAX-RS
12 9 (4.48%) JDBC
12 9 (4.48%) LAMP
12 9 (4.48%) React
13 8 (3.98%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.45%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (6.97%) Smartphone
4 11 (5.47%) Cyberattack
5 10 (4.98%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.99%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.99%) Internet of Things
7 6 (2.99%) User Experience
8 5 (2.49%) Derivative
8 5 (2.49%) Fintech
8 5 (2.49%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.49%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.99%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.99%) Equities
9 4 (1.99%) Smartcard
10 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.00%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.00%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 57 (28.36%) Linux
2 26 (12.94%) Unix
3 5 (2.49%) Solaris
4 4 (1.99%) Android
4 4 (1.99%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.99%) Windows
5 1 (0.50%) CentOS
5 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (28.36%) Software Engineering
3 38 (18.91%) SDLC
4 35 (17.41%) OO
5 23 (11.44%) TDD
6 21 (10.45%) Computer Science
7 20 (9.95%) DevOps
8 19 (9.45%) Test Automation
9 18 (8.96%) Microservices
10 17 (8.46%) BDD
10 17 (8.46%) Mentoring
10 17 (8.46%) OOP
11 16 (7.96%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (7.46%) Functional Programming
12 15 (7.46%) Project Management
13 14 (6.97%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (6.47%) Low Latency
15 12 (5.97%) Cybersecurity
15 12 (5.97%) Electronic Trading
16 11 (5.47%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 91 (45.27%) SQL
2 51 (25.37%) C#
3 49 (24.38%) Python
4 33 (16.42%) JavaScript
5 24 (11.94%) Java 8
6 23 (11.44%) C++
7 19 (9.45%) PHP
8 17 (8.46%) Scala
9 14 (6.97%) Perl
10 13 (6.47%) Ruby
11 11 (5.47%) C
12 7 (3.48%) Go
12 7 (3.48%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.99%) MATLAB
13 6 (2.99%) R
14 5 (2.49%) Objective-C
14 5 (2.49%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.49%) Bash Shell
16 2 (1.00%) Clojure
16 2 (1.00%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 32 (15.92%) Degree
2 9 (4.48%) ISEB
2 9 (4.48%) ISTQB
3 6 (2.99%) PhD
4 2 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.50%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.94%) QA
2 6 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.00%) PMO
4 1 (0.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 36 (17.91%) Docker
2 2 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (12.44%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.49%) Prometheus
2 3 (1.49%) Puppet
3 2 (1.00%) Ansible
3 2 (1.00%) Kibana
4 1 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (14.93%) Oracle
2 8 (3.98%) Google
3 7 (3.48%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.99%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.49%) HP
5 3 (1.49%) IBM
5 3 (1.49%) SAP
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco