Period
to 17 August 2018

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 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 17
Rank change year-on-year -1 +15 -15
Permanent jobs citing Java 93 162 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 23.25% 39.23% 10.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.70% 57.86% 21.32%
Number of salaries quoted 74 95 25
Northern Ireland median annual salary £39,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.65% +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,950 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,625 £73,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.91% - +10.00%

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 268 280 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 67.00% 67.80% 46.90%
Number of salaries quoted 204 194 116
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £25,325 £25,050 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £48,125
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 2018.

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 2018. 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 -2 91 £38,000 -7.88% 38
County Londonderry - 1 £77,500 -
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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 49 (52.69%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (30.11%) Spring
3 25 (26.88%) JavaScript
4 24 (25.81%) C#
5 23 (24.73%) SQL
5 23 (24.73%) Linux
6 22 (23.66%) Software Engineering
7 21 (22.58%) CSS
8 20 (21.51%) Git (software)
9 18 (19.35%) Oracle
9 18 (19.35%) Python
10 17 (18.28%) Web Services
10 17 (18.28%) HTML
10 17 (18.28%) Node.js
11 16 (17.20%) OO
12 15 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (16.13%) TDD
12 15 (16.13%) AngularJS
13 14 (15.05%) Jenkins
13 14 (15.05%) JSON
13 14 (15.05%) XML
14 13 (13.98%) Mentoring
14 13 (13.98%) SDLC
15 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (11.83%) DevOps
16 11 (11.83%) React
16 11 (11.83%) Open Source
16 11 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (11.83%) .NET
16 11 (11.83%) C++

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 4 (4.30%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.23%) Confluence
2 3 (3.23%) GlassFish
2 3 (3.23%) IIS
3 2 (2.15%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.15%) JBoss
3 2 (2.15%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.08%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.08%) Apache
4 1 (1.08%) Documentum
4 1 (1.08%) Drupal
4 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.08%) FileNet
4 1 (1.08%) Liferay
4 1 (1.08%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.08%) LiveLink
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.53%) SaaS
3 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.30%) PaaS
4 3 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.08%) IaaS
5 1 (1.08%) npm
5 1 (1.08%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.08%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.08%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.08%) Firewall
2 1 (1.08%) SMPP
2 1 (1.08%) SMS
2 1 (1.08%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (1.08%) SSH
2 1 (1.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.60%) Big Data
1 8 (8.60%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.53%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.38%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.30%) Hazelcast
4 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.23%) Blockchain
5 3 (3.23%) MySQL
5 3 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.15%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.08%) Redis
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.08%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (21.51%) Git (software)
2 14 (15.05%) Jenkins
3 9 (9.68%) JUnit
3 9 (9.68%) Maven
4 6 (6.45%) Gradle
5 5 (5.38%) Eclipse
5 5 (5.38%) JIRA
5 5 (5.38%) Subversion
6 4 (4.30%) Ant
7 3 (3.23%) Selenium
7 3 (3.23%) Spock
8 2 (2.15%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.08%) JDeveloper
9 1 (1.08%) Mockito
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.08%) TestNG
9 1 (1.08%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.08%) Xcode
General
1 11 (11.83%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Banking
2 6 (6.45%) Retail
3 3 (3.23%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.15%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.08%) French Language
5 1 (1.08%) Front Office
5 1 (1.08%) German Language
5 1 (1.08%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.08%) Law
5 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (65.59%) Developer
2 47 (50.54%) Java Developer
3 20 (21.51%) Software Developer
4 13 (13.98%) Java Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Java Software Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Software Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (5.38%) .NET Software Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Big Data Developer
8 5 (5.38%) C# Software Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Graduate
8 5 (5.38%) Senior Java Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.30%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Java Scala Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Java Scala Software Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Scala Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (30.11%) Spring
2 21 (22.58%) CSS
3 17 (18.28%) HTML
3 17 (18.28%) Node.js
3 17 (18.28%) Web Services
4 15 (16.13%) AngularJS
5 14 (15.05%) JSON
5 14 (15.05%) XML
6 11 (11.83%) .NET
6 11 (11.83%) React
7 9 (9.68%) HTML5
7 9 (9.68%) REST
8 8 (8.60%) RESTful
9 7 (7.53%) JAX-RS
9 7 (7.53%) JAX-WS
10 6 (6.45%) JMS
10 6 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (5.38%) Hibernate
11 5 (5.38%) JDBC
11 5 (5.38%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.68%) Algorithms
3 8 (8.60%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.53%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (6.45%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.30%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (4.30%) Public Cloud
7 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.08%) Derivative
8 1 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.08%) Fintech
8 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.08%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.08%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.08%) User Experience
8 1 (1.08%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.73%) Linux
2 8 (8.60%) Unix
3 5 (5.38%) Windows
4 4 (4.30%) Android
4 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.08%) CentOS
5 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (52.69%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.66%) Software Engineering
3 16 (17.20%) OO
4 15 (16.13%) TDD
5 13 (13.98%) Mentoring
5 13 (13.98%) SDLC
6 11 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (11.83%) DevOps
6 11 (11.83%) Open Source
7 10 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (9.68%) Multithreading
8 9 (9.68%) Test Automation
9 8 (8.60%) Analytics
10 7 (7.53%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (7.53%) Customer Requirements
10 7 (7.53%) E-Commerce
10 7 (7.53%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (7.53%) Scrum
11 5 (5.38%) MVC
11 5 (5.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.88%) JavaScript
2 24 (25.81%) C#
3 23 (24.73%) SQL
4 18 (19.35%) Python
5 11 (11.83%) C++
6 8 (8.60%) Java 8
7 7 (7.53%) Scala
8 6 (6.45%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.30%) Kotlin
9 4 (4.30%) Ruby
10 3 (3.23%) Perl
10 3 (3.23%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.08%) ES6
11 1 (1.08%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (10.75%) Degree
2 4 (4.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.23%) CISSP
3 3 (3.23%) OSCP
3 3 (3.23%) PhD
3 3 (3.23%) SANS
4 1 (1.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.08%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.75%) Docker
2 2 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.30%) Ansible
2 4 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.30%) Puppet
3 1 (1.08%) logstash
3 1 (1.08%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 18 (19.35%) Oracle
2 4 (4.30%) IBM
2 4 (4.30%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.23%) ATG
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.23%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.15%) VMware
5 1 (1.08%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.08%) Adobe
5 1 (1.08%) BT
5 1 (1.08%) FatWire
5 1 (1.08%) Google
5 1 (1.08%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.08%) OpenText
5 1 (1.08%) Reuters
5 1 (1.08%) Sencha
5 1 (1.08%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.08%) Solace
5 1 (1.08%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.08%) Vignette