Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 3 10 2
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Java 182 69 169
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 29.69% 18.75% 26.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 28.87% 41.42%
Number of salaries quoted 85 22 91
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,750 £25,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,313 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +13.33%
75th Percentile £61,250 £59,375 £53,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £69,375 £67,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +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 455 239 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 74.23% 64.95% 64.05%
Number of salaries quoted 254 86 285
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £25,450
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £53,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £60,000 £65,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +4 161 £50,000 +11.11% 26
County Londonderry +1 8 £30,000 - 1
County Down - 7 - -
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 114 (62.64%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (48.35%) C#
3 83 (45.60%) Software Engineering
4 76 (41.76%) BDD
5 72 (39.56%) .NET
6 66 (36.26%) SQL
7 63 (34.62%) Spring
8 60 (32.97%) Security Cleared
9 59 (32.42%) SC Cleared
10 58 (31.87%) Scrum
11 54 (29.67%) AngularJS
12 50 (27.47%) TDD
13 48 (26.37%) Hibernate
14 47 (25.82%) Python
15 44 (24.18%) OO
16 40 (21.98%) Computer Science
17 39 (21.43%) MongoDB
17 39 (21.43%) Node.js
17 39 (21.43%) Public Sector
18 38 (20.88%) Change Control
19 37 (20.33%) Mentoring
20 34 (18.68%) Test Automation
21 31 (17.03%) QA
21 31 (17.03%) JavaScript
21 31 (17.03%) Fintech
22 30 (16.48%) Git (software)
23 28 (15.38%) Linux
24 26 (14.29%) Social Skills
25 24 (13.19%) Degree
25 24 (13.19%) RESTful

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 14 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.75%) JBoss
2 5 (2.75%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.20%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.55%) iPlanet
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.85%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (2.20%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.65%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.55%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 24 (13.19%) AWS
2 9 (4.95%) SaaS
3 6 (3.30%) Amazon Kinesis
4 5 (2.75%) GCP
5 4 (2.20%) Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics
5 4 (2.20%) Amazon S3
5 4 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.20%) Azure
5 4 (2.20%) Serverless
6 2 (1.10%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.55%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.30%) Broadband
1 6 (3.30%) Internet
2 4 (2.20%) SMS
3 1 (0.55%) FTP
3 1 (0.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (21.43%) MongoDB
2 18 (9.89%) Big Data
3 9 (4.95%) Data Mining
4 6 (3.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (3.30%) MySQL
4 6 (3.30%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.75%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.20%) Amazon Athena
6 4 (2.20%) Amazon Aurora
6 4 (2.20%) Amazon QuickSight
6 4 (2.20%) Apache Hive
6 4 (2.20%) BigQuery
6 4 (2.20%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.20%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.20%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.65%) DB2
8 2 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.55%) HBase
9 1 (0.55%) HSQLDB
Development Applications
1 30 (16.48%) Git (software)
2 22 (12.09%) Postman
3 21 (11.54%) JMeter
3 21 (11.54%) Newman
3 21 (11.54%) REST Assured
4 7 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.20%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.20%) JIRA
5 4 (2.20%) JUnit
5 4 (2.20%) Subversion
5 4 (2.20%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.65%) Maven
7 2 (1.10%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.10%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.10%) Selenium
8 1 (0.55%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.55%) Gradle
8 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.55%) TestNG
General
1 39 (21.43%) Public Sector
2 26 (14.29%) Social Skills
3 18 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (8.79%) Finance
5 10 (5.49%) Manufacturing
6 8 (4.40%) Electronics
6 8 (4.40%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.30%) Organisational Skills
8 4 (2.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 2 (1.10%) Banking
9 2 (1.10%) Retail
10 1 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (40.66%) Developer
2 54 (29.67%) Software Engineer
3 38 (20.88%) Software Developer
4 32 (17.58%) Java Developer
4 32 (17.58%) Senior Developer
5 27 (14.84%) Senior Software Developer
6 24 (13.19%) Analyst
6 24 (13.19%) Test Analyst
7 21 (11.54%) Automation Test Analyst
8 13 (7.14%) Big Data Engineer
8 13 (7.14%) Data Engineer
9 5 (2.75%) Angular Developer
9 5 (2.75%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (2.20%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (2.20%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (2.20%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 3 (1.65%) C# Software Engineer
11 3 (1.65%) ERP Analyst
11 3 (1.65%) Test Engineer
12 2 (1.10%) Elasticsearch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (39.56%) .NET
2 63 (34.62%) Spring
3 54 (29.67%) AngularJS
4 48 (26.37%) Hibernate
5 39 (21.43%) Node.js
6 24 (13.19%) RESTful
7 20 (10.99%) Kafka
8 13 (7.14%) HTML
9 12 (6.59%) Spring Boot
10 8 (4.40%) CSS
10 8 (4.40%) XML
11 7 (3.85%) HTML5
11 7 (3.85%) REST
11 7 (3.85%) Web Services
12 5 (2.75%) Java EE
12 5 (2.75%) XSLT
13 4 (2.20%) Gherkin
13 4 (2.20%) GraphQL
13 4 (2.20%) Middleware
13 4 (2.20%) React
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.34%) Self-Motivation
2 15 (8.24%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.95%) Smart City
3 9 (4.95%) Tandem
4 6 (3.30%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.30%) Smartphone
4 6 (3.30%) STB
5 5 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.20%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.20%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.20%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.65%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.10%) User Experience
9 1 (0.55%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.55%) Robotics
9 1 (0.55%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.38%) Linux
2 23 (12.64%) Windows
3 15 (8.24%) Unix
4 6 (3.30%) Android
4 6 (3.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (62.64%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (45.60%) Software Engineering
3 76 (41.76%) BDD
4 58 (31.87%) Scrum
5 50 (27.47%) TDD
6 44 (24.18%) OO
7 40 (21.98%) Computer Science
8 38 (20.88%) Change Control
9 37 (20.33%) Mentoring
10 34 (18.68%) Test Automation
11 31 (17.03%) Fintech
12 23 (12.64%) Integration Testing
13 21 (11.54%) Performance Testing
14 19 (10.44%) API Testing
14 19 (10.44%) Coaching
14 19 (10.44%) Refactoring
14 19 (10.44%) User Stories
15 18 (9.89%) Microservices
16 15 (8.24%) Software Deployment
17 14 (7.69%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 88 (48.35%) C#
2 66 (36.26%) SQL
3 47 (25.82%) Python
4 31 (17.03%) JavaScript
5 22 (12.09%) C++
6 18 (9.89%) C
7 17 (9.34%) Go
8 9 (4.95%) Perl
8 9 (4.95%) Ruby
9 8 (4.40%) Java 8
9 8 (4.40%) Scala
10 3 (1.65%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.10%) Groovy
12 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.55%) Dart
12 1 (0.55%) Java 11
12 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.55%) VB
12 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 60 (32.97%) Security Cleared
2 59 (32.42%) SC Cleared
3 24 (13.19%) Degree
4 4 (2.20%) AWS Certification
4 4 (2.20%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.20%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (2.20%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.65%) HNC
5 3 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.65%) OCP
6 2 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.55%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (17.03%) QA
2 4 (2.20%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (6.04%) Docker
2 4 (2.20%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 19 (10.44%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.20%) Oozie
2 4 (2.20%) Terraform
3 3 (1.65%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 17 (9.34%) Oracle
2 3 (1.65%) HP
2 3 (1.65%) IBM
2 3 (1.65%) JD Edwards
2 3 (1.65%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.10%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.10%) Sybase
4 1 (0.55%) Black Duck
4 1 (0.55%) Blue Prism
4 1 (0.55%) MuleSoft
4 1 (0.55%) TIBCO