Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 6 1
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 129 62 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 28.48% 18.24% 37.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.14% 37.58% 55.34%
Number of salaries quoted 70 41 48
Northern Ireland median annual salary £34,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.33% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12,500 £30,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 299 165 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 66.00% 48.53% 67.32%
Number of salaries quoted 182 123 79
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,750 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £19,525 £27,500 £22,900
90th Percentile £51,125 £59,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +2 119 £34,500 -27.37% 7
County Down - 3 £25,000 -
County Armagh - 1 £42,500 -
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Java.

1 45 (34.88%) Finance
2 39 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (30.23%) SQL
2 39 (30.23%) Spring
3 38 (29.46%) JavaScript
4 37 (28.68%) Oracle
5 34 (26.36%) Software Engineering
5 34 (26.36%) Test Automation
6 32 (24.81%) Amazon AWS
7 29 (22.48%) HTML
8 28 (21.71%) BDD
9 24 (18.60%) Web Services
9 24 (18.60%) Unix
10 23 (17.83%) CSS
10 23 (17.83%) QA
11 22 (17.05%) JSON
11 22 (17.05%) Jenkins
12 20 (15.50%) Relational Database
12 20 (15.50%) SDLC
12 20 (15.50%) XML
12 20 (15.50%) Microsoft
12 20 (15.50%) TDD
12 20 (15.50%) Workflow
13 19 (14.73%) C#
13 19 (14.73%) Spring Boot
14 17 (13.18%) Docker
14 17 (13.18%) Node.js
15 16 (12.40%) Test Scripting
15 16 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (11.63%) JIRA

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 12 (9.30%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (3.10%) GemFire
2 4 (3.10%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.55%) Apache
4 2 (1.55%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.78%) Confluence
5 1 (0.78%) JBoss
5 1 (0.78%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (10.08%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (6.98%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (6.98%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 32 (24.81%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.43%) npm
3 6 (4.65%) Amazon S3
4 5 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.78%) IaaS
6 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.43%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.65%) SSH
2 6 (4.65%) VPN
3 1 (0.78%) HTTP
3 1 (0.78%) Internet
3 1 (0.78%) Network Security
3 1 (0.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.50%) Relational Database
2 13 (10.08%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (9.30%) Oracle BI EE
3 12 (9.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 12 (9.30%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.43%) MySQL
5 6 (4.65%) Big Data
5 6 (4.65%) Ingres
5 6 (4.65%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.33%) KDB
7 2 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.78%) Flink
8 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.78%) HSQLDB
8 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.78%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (17.05%) Jenkins
2 15 (11.63%) JIRA
3 13 (10.08%) Git (software)
3 13 (10.08%) JDeveloper
3 13 (10.08%) Oracle Forms
4 12 (9.30%) GitLab
4 12 (9.30%) Oracle APEX
5 9 (6.98%) Cucumber
6 8 (6.20%) JUnit
7 7 (5.43%) Mockito
8 6 (4.65%) Jasmine
8 6 (4.65%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (4.65%) Protractor
8 6 (4.65%) Robot Framework
8 6 (4.65%) Subversion
9 4 (3.10%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.10%) Maven
9 4 (3.10%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.33%) Selenium
11 1 (0.78%) Metasploit
General
1 45 (34.88%) Finance
2 15 (11.63%) Telecoms
3 14 (10.85%) Banking
4 7 (5.43%) Front Office
4 7 (5.43%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.65%) Legal
5 6 (4.65%) Prime Brokerage
6 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.33%) Retail
7 2 (1.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (62.02%) Developer
2 44 (34.11%) Java Developer
3 26 (20.16%) Software Developer
4 14 (10.85%) Consultant
4 14 (10.85%) Technical Consultant
5 9 (6.98%) E-Business Consultant
5 9 (6.98%) Oracle Consultant
5 9 (6.98%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 8 (6.20%) Junior
7 7 (5.43%) Oracle Developer
7 7 (5.43%) Test Engineer
8 6 (4.65%) Angular Developer
8 6 (4.65%) Java Software Developer
8 6 (4.65%) Junior Consultant
8 6 (4.65%) Junior Technical Consultant
8 6 (4.65%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.65%) Test Automation Specialist
8 6 (4.65%) Test Scripter
8 6 (4.65%) Test Specialist
9 5 (3.88%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (30.23%) Spring
2 29 (22.48%) HTML
3 24 (18.60%) Web Services
4 23 (17.83%) CSS
5 22 (17.05%) JSON
6 20 (15.50%) XML
7 19 (14.73%) Spring Boot
8 17 (13.18%) Node.js
9 15 (11.63%) .NET
10 14 (10.85%) React
11 13 (10.08%) AngularJS
11 13 (10.08%) SOAP
12 12 (9.30%) JSON-LD
12 12 (9.30%) RESTful
13 11 (8.53%) JMS
13 11 (8.53%) jQuery
14 9 (6.98%) Middleware
14 9 (6.98%) Redux
15 8 (6.20%) HTML5
15 8 (6.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.30%) Mobile App
2 12 (9.30%) Virtual Team
3 11 (8.53%) Derivative
3 11 (8.53%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (6.98%) Credit Derivative
5 8 (6.20%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.88%) User Experience
7 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.78%) Equities
7 1 (0.78%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.78%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.60%) Unix
2 13 (10.08%) Linux
3 7 (5.43%) Android
3 7 (5.43%) Windows
4 6 (4.65%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.65%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.36%) Software Engineering
2 34 (26.36%) Test Automation
3 28 (21.71%) BDD
4 20 (15.50%) SDLC
4 20 (15.50%) TDD
4 20 (15.50%) Workflow
5 16 (12.40%) Test Scripting
6 15 (11.63%) Scrum
7 12 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (9.30%) ERP
7 12 (9.30%) Mentoring
7 12 (9.30%) Translating Business Requirements
8 11 (8.53%) Multithreading
9 9 (6.98%) Change Management
9 9 (6.98%) ITIL
9 9 (6.98%) Manual Testing
9 9 (6.98%) OO
9 9 (6.98%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (30.23%) SQL
2 38 (29.46%) JavaScript
3 19 (14.73%) C#
4 14 (10.85%) PL/SQL
5 13 (10.08%) Python
6 10 (7.75%) Perl
7 8 (6.20%) C++
8 7 (5.43%) PHP
9 6 (4.65%) Groovy
9 6 (4.65%) TypeScript
10 4 (3.10%) C
10 4 (3.10%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.10%) Ruby
10 4 (3.10%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.78%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (11.63%) Degree
2 10 (7.75%) ISEB
2 10 (7.75%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.78%) CEH
4 1 (0.78%) CISSP
4 1 (0.78%) CSSLP
4 1 (0.78%) GIAC
4 1 (0.78%) GSEC
4 1 (0.78%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (17.83%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) GDPR
2 1 (0.78%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (13.18%) Docker
2 1 (0.78%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (9.30%) Grafana
1 12 (9.30%) Kibana
1 12 (9.30%) Prometheus
1 12 (9.30%) Zipkin
2 5 (3.88%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 37 (28.68%) Oracle
2 20 (15.50%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.30%) New Relic
4 4 (3.10%) IBM
5 3 (2.33%) Sencha
6 2 (1.55%) Murex
7 1 (0.78%) Apple
7 1 (0.78%) Greenplum
7 1 (0.78%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.78%) HP
7 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.78%) Xamarin