Period
to 21 September 2020

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 21 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 2 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 81 147 101
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 24.25% 26.34% 23.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.03% 41.18% 34.59%
Number of salaries quoted 33 80 100
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £31,800 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £80,250 £68,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% +4.55%

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 238 357 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 71.26% 63.98% 69.36%
Number of salaries quoted 95 247 228
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £72,500 £63,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 21 September 2020.

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 21 September 2020. 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 77 £46,000 +8.24% 17
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, 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 33 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (38.27%) JavaScript
3 29 (35.80%) C#
4 26 (32.10%) Fintech
5 24 (29.63%) Spring
6 23 (28.40%) Software Engineering
6 23 (28.40%) Python
7 22 (27.16%) Test Automation
7 22 (27.16%) AWS
8 19 (23.46%) Azure
8 19 (23.46%) React
9 16 (19.75%) Microservices
9 16 (19.75%) HTML
10 15 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
11 14 (17.28%) AngularJS
11 14 (17.28%) Oracle
11 14 (17.28%) Scrum
11 14 (17.28%) Manual Testing
12 13 (16.05%) Investment Management
12 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
12 13 (16.05%) Linux
13 12 (14.81%) SQL
13 12 (14.81%) Computer Science
14 11 (13.58%) Selenium
14 11 (13.58%) ISTQB
14 11 (13.58%) CSS
14 11 (13.58%) JMeter
14 11 (13.58%) User Stories
14 11 (13.58%) Mentoring
14 11 (13.58%) Spring Boot

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 3 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (3.70%) IIS
1 3 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.16%) AWS
2 19 (23.46%) Azure
3 6 (7.41%) SaaS
4 3 (3.70%) G Suite
4 3 (3.70%) GCP
5 1 (1.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) SSL
2 2 (2.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.23%) Big Data
3 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.23%) MySQL
3 1 (1.23%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) JMeter
1 11 (13.58%) Selenium
2 6 (7.41%) Cucumber
3 5 (6.17%) Mocha
3 5 (6.17%) NUnit
3 5 (6.17%) Spock
4 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.23%) Bower
5 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.23%) Grunt
5 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.23%) JUnit
General
1 8 (9.88%) Banking
1 8 (9.88%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.94%) Publishing
3 4 (4.94%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (64.20%) Developer
2 33 (40.74%) Java Developer
3 19 (23.46%) Software Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Test Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (6.17%) UI Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) C++ Developer
8 4 (4.94%) C++ Software Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Architect
9 3 (3.70%) Software Architect
10 2 (2.47%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.47%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (2.47%) Lead Developer
10 2 (2.47%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.47%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.47%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.47%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.47%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (29.63%) Spring
2 19 (23.46%) React
3 16 (19.75%) HTML
4 14 (17.28%) AngularJS
5 11 (13.58%) CSS
5 11 (13.58%) Spring Boot
6 7 (8.64%) .NET
7 6 (7.41%) Dropwizard
8 5 (6.17%) Sass
8 5 (6.17%) XML
9 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET
10 3 (3.70%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.70%) COM
10 3 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
10 3 (3.70%) JMS
10 3 (3.70%) Natural Language Processing
10 3 (3.70%) TensorFlow
10 3 (3.70%) Vue.js
11 2 (2.47%) Node.js
11 2 (2.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (7.41%) Cyberattack
3 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.70%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.70%) Robotics
5 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.23%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.23%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) Linux
2 7 (8.64%) Windows
3 4 (4.94%) Unix
4 3 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.23%) Android
5 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.10%) Fintech
3 23 (28.40%) Software Engineering
4 22 (27.16%) Test Automation
5 16 (19.75%) Microservices
6 14 (17.28%) Manual Testing
6 14 (17.28%) Scrum
7 13 (16.05%) Investment Management
8 12 (14.81%) Computer Science
9 11 (13.58%) Front End Development
9 11 (13.58%) Mentoring
9 11 (13.58%) User Stories
10 9 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (9.88%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (9.88%) Data Engineering
11 8 (9.88%) SDLC
12 7 (8.64%) Machine Learning
13 6 (7.41%) Analytics
13 6 (7.41%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.27%) JavaScript
2 29 (35.80%) C#
3 23 (28.40%) Python
4 12 (14.81%) SQL
5 9 (11.11%) C++
6 8 (9.88%) Go
6 8 (9.88%) Java 8
7 4 (4.94%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.94%) VBA
8 3 (3.70%) Google Apps Script
8 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.70%) Ruby
9 1 (1.23%) Perl
9 1 (1.23%) PHP
9 1 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) ISTQB
2 10 (12.35%) Degree
3 9 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.70%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (17.28%) Oracle
2 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.94%) UiPath
4 3 (3.70%) Automation Anywhere
4 3 (3.70%) Blue Prism
4 3 (3.70%) Google
5 2 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.23%) Solace
6 1 (1.23%) Sybase