Period
to 2 March 2021

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 2 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 3 8 7
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 102 92 183
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 30.82% 16.61% 25.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.64% 24.27% 32.33%
Number of salaries quoted 74 76 130
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,725 £32,125 £31,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,375 £70,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 264 379 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 79.76% 68.41% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 163 287 345
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £26,450
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 2 March 2021.

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 2 March 2021. 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 91 £45,000 - 25
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 2 March 2021, 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 48 (47.06%) Software Engineering
2 38 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (36.27%) C#
4 30 (29.41%) C++
4 30 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 30 (29.41%) SQL
5 28 (27.45%) Linux
6 27 (26.47%) Python
7 24 (23.53%) Windows
8 23 (22.55%) Test Automation
9 19 (18.63%) OO
10 18 (17.65%) Oracle
10 18 (17.65%) Go
11 15 (14.71%) Microservices
11 15 (14.71%) Front End Development
11 15 (14.71%) Finance
12 14 (13.73%) Unix
13 13 (12.75%) HTML
13 13 (12.75%) Kubernetes
14 12 (11.76%) Mentoring
14 12 (11.76%) AngularJS
14 12 (11.76%) Spring
15 11 (10.78%) Fintech
16 10 (9.80%) Data Engineering
16 10 (9.80%) TDD
17 9 (8.82%) Manufacturing
17 9 (8.82%) CSS
17 9 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
17 9 (8.82%) Git (software)
18 8 (7.84%) AWS

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 8 (7.84%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.92%) JBoss
2 4 (3.92%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.96%) Appian
4 1 (0.98%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.98%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.84%) AWS
2 7 (6.86%) SaaS
3 2 (1.96%) Azure
3 2 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.98%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (0.98%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (0.98%) GCP
4 1 (0.98%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (0.98%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.88%) DB2
2 4 (3.92%) RDBMS
2 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.96%) MySQL
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.84%) JUnit
3 7 (6.86%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.90%) REST Assured
5 4 (3.92%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.92%) Selenium
5 4 (3.92%) Subversion
6 3 (2.94%) JMeter
6 3 (2.94%) Postman
7 2 (1.96%) JIRA
7 2 (1.96%) Newman
7 2 (1.96%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.96%) TestNG
7 2 (1.96%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.98%) Bitbucket Server
8 1 (0.98%) Cypress.io
8 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.98%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.98%) Maven
8 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (14.71%) Finance
2 9 (8.82%) Manufacturing
3 7 (6.86%) Electronics
4 5 (4.90%) Retail
5 3 (2.94%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.96%) Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Marketing
6 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.98%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 57 (55.88%) Developer
2 34 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 26 (25.49%) Software Developer
4 21 (20.59%) Software Engineer
5 9 (8.82%) Java Software Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Architect
7 7 (6.86%) Java Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Principal Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Applications Support
10 4 (3.92%) Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Principal Software Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Senior Support Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Software Architect
10 4 (3.92%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.75%) HTML
2 12 (11.76%) AngularJS
2 12 (11.76%) Spring
3 9 (8.82%) CSS
4 8 (7.84%) .NET
5 6 (5.88%) REST
5 6 (5.88%) Web Services
5 6 (5.88%) XML
5 6 (5.88%) XSLT
6 5 (4.90%) Node.js
7 4 (3.92%) CGI
7 4 (3.92%) Hibernate
7 4 (3.92%) HTML5
7 4 (3.92%) Java EE
7 4 (3.92%) Middleware
8 3 (2.94%) Gherkin
8 3 (2.94%) RESTful
9 2 (1.96%) D3.js
9 2 (1.96%) Spring Boot
9 2 (1.96%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.86%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (5.88%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (1.96%) Equities
5 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.98%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.98%) Cyberattack
5 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.98%) Derivative
5 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.98%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.98%) Robotics
5 1 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.98%) User Experience
5 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (27.45%) Linux
2 24 (23.53%) Windows
3 14 (13.73%) Unix
4 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (47.06%) Software Engineering
2 38 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (22.55%) Test Automation
4 19 (18.63%) OO
5 15 (14.71%) Front End Development
5 15 (14.71%) Microservices
6 12 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 11 (10.78%) Fintech
8 10 (9.80%) Data Engineering
8 10 (9.80%) TDD
9 9 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (7.84%) Analytics
10 8 (7.84%) BDD
10 8 (7.84%) Data Science
10 8 (7.84%) Machine Learning
10 8 (7.84%) Refactoring
11 7 (6.86%) Computer Science
11 7 (6.86%) ERP
11 7 (6.86%) Physics
11 7 (6.86%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 37 (36.27%) C#
2 30 (29.41%) C++
2 30 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 30 (29.41%) SQL
3 27 (26.47%) Python
4 18 (17.65%) Go
5 8 (7.84%) C
6 7 (6.86%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.94%) Ruby
8 2 (1.96%) Java 8
8 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.98%) Dart
9 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (6.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.88%) Degree
2 6 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (12.75%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (17.65%) Oracle
2 6 (5.88%) IBM
3 4 (3.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.98%) Ab Initio
4 1 (0.98%) Blue Prism
4 1 (0.98%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (0.98%) MuleSoft
4 1 (0.98%) New Relic
4 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.98%) Sybase