Period
to 17 October 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Java 103 141 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 24.94% 30.72% 14.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.01% 46.84% 29.75%
Number of salaries quoted 86 75 36
Northern Ireland median annual salary £44,750 £37,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.33% -9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £69,375 £69,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 286 301 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 69.25% 65.58% 47.73%
Number of salaries quoted 226 177 129
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -7.10%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,375 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.36% +1.84% +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 October 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 October 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 0 102 £44,500 +18.67% 32
County Londonderry - 1 £77,500 -
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 48 (46.60%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (29.13%) Software Engineering
2 30 (29.13%) C#
2 30 (29.13%) SQL
3 29 (28.16%) Linux
3 29 (28.16%) Spring
4 28 (27.18%) JavaScript
5 24 (23.30%) OO
6 23 (22.33%) Oracle
6 23 (22.33%) Git (software)
7 21 (20.39%) HTML
8 20 (19.42%) CSS
8 20 (19.42%) Amazon AWS
8 20 (19.42%) TDD
9 18 (17.48%) Mentoring
10 16 (15.53%) Node.js
10 16 (15.53%) Python
11 15 (14.56%) Computer Science
11 15 (14.56%) Jenkins
12 14 (13.59%) DevOps
12 14 (13.59%) JSON
12 14 (13.59%) Web Services
12 14 (13.59%) Finance
13 13 (12.62%) XML
13 13 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (11.65%) React
14 12 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (11.65%) Open Source
15 11 (10.68%) Test Automation
15 11 (10.68%) Docker

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 5 (4.85%) Confluence
2 4 (3.88%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.91%) GlassFish
3 3 (2.91%) IIS
4 2 (1.94%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.97%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.97%) Apache
5 1 (0.97%) Documentum
5 1 (0.97%) Drupal
5 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.97%) FileNet
5 1 (0.97%) JBoss
5 1 (0.97%) Liferay
5 1 (0.97%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.97%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 20 (19.42%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.80%) SaaS
3 5 (4.85%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.88%) PaaS
5 2 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.94%) npm
5 2 (1.94%) Yarn
6 1 (0.97%) IaaS
6 1 (0.97%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.97%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (2.91%) VPN
3 2 (1.94%) Firewall
3 2 (1.94%) SMPP
3 2 (1.94%) SMS
3 2 (1.94%) SSH
4 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.77%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.80%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.83%) Big Data
4 6 (5.83%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.85%) Hazelcast
6 4 (3.88%) Blockchain
6 4 (3.88%) MySQL
7 3 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.97%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 23 (22.33%) Git (software)
2 15 (14.56%) Jenkins
3 10 (9.71%) JUnit
3 10 (9.71%) Maven
4 7 (6.80%) Gradle
4 7 (6.80%) JIRA
5 6 (5.83%) Subversion
6 4 (3.88%) Ant
6 4 (3.88%) Spock
7 3 (2.91%) Selenium
8 2 (1.94%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.94%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.97%) gulp
9 1 (0.97%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.97%) TestNG
9 1 (0.97%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.97%) Xcode
General
1 14 (13.59%) Finance
2 9 (8.74%) Banking
3 7 (6.80%) Retail
4 3 (2.91%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.94%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.94%) Front Office
6 1 (0.97%) French Language
6 1 (0.97%) German Language
6 1 (0.97%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.97%) Law
6 1 (0.97%) Marketing
6 1 (0.97%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 68 (66.02%) Developer
2 52 (50.49%) Java Developer
3 22 (21.36%) Software Developer
4 13 (12.62%) Java Engineer
4 13 (12.62%) Senior Developer
5 9 (8.74%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (7.77%) Java Software Developer
6 8 (7.77%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.80%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (5.83%) Lead Developer
8 6 (5.83%) Lead Java Developer
9 5 (4.85%) .NET Software Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (4.85%) C# Software Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Java Scala Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Scala Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Security Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Senior Java Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (28.16%) Spring
2 21 (20.39%) HTML
3 20 (19.42%) CSS
4 16 (15.53%) Node.js
5 14 (13.59%) JSON
5 14 (13.59%) Web Services
6 13 (12.62%) XML
7 12 (11.65%) React
8 11 (10.68%) AngularJS
9 9 (8.74%) REST
10 8 (7.77%) HTML5
10 8 (7.77%) J2EE
11 7 (6.80%) .NET
12 6 (5.83%) Redux
12 6 (5.83%) RESTful
12 6 (5.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (4.85%) Java EE
13 5 (4.85%) JAX-RS
13 5 (4.85%) JAX-WS
13 5 (4.85%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.56%) Computer Science
2 13 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.74%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (7.77%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (5.83%) Algorithms
5 6 (5.83%) Data Structures
6 5 (4.85%) Enterprise Cloud
6 5 (4.85%) Public Cloud
7 4 (3.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (3.88%) N-Tier
8 3 (2.91%) Replication
9 2 (1.94%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.94%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.97%) Derivative
10 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.97%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.97%) Fintech
10 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.97%) User Experience
10 1 (0.97%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.16%) Linux
2 10 (9.71%) Unix
3 5 (4.85%) Windows
4 4 (3.88%) Android
4 4 (3.88%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.94%) CentOS
5 2 (1.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (46.60%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (29.13%) Software Engineering
3 24 (23.30%) OO
4 20 (19.42%) TDD
5 18 (17.48%) Mentoring
6 14 (13.59%) DevOps
7 12 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (11.65%) Open Source
8 11 (10.68%) Test Automation
9 10 (9.71%) E-Commerce
9 10 (9.71%) SDLC
10 9 (8.74%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (7.77%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (7.77%) Multithreading
12 7 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (6.80%) Coaching
12 7 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (6.80%) Scrum
13 6 (5.83%) OOP
13 6 (5.83%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (29.13%) C#
1 30 (29.13%) SQL
2 28 (27.18%) JavaScript
3 16 (15.53%) Python
4 10 (9.71%) Bash Shell
4 10 (9.71%) C++
5 9 (8.74%) Java 8
6 8 (7.77%) Scala
7 7 (6.80%) Ruby
8 6 (5.83%) Perl
9 5 (4.85%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.88%) Kotlin
10 4 (3.88%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.91%) C
12 2 (1.94%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.94%) Embedded C++
12 2 (1.94%) ES6
12 2 (1.94%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.97%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (8.74%) Degree
2 5 (4.85%) CISSP
2 5 (4.85%) OSCP
2 5 (4.85%) SANS
3 4 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.97%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (10.68%) Docker
2 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.94%) Xen
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.80%) Kubernetes
2 6 (5.83%) Ansible
2 6 (5.83%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.83%) Puppet
3 3 (2.91%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.97%) logstash
4 1 (0.97%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 23 (22.33%) Oracle
2 4 (3.88%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.91%) ATG
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.94%) IBM
5 1 (0.97%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.97%) Adobe
5 1 (0.97%) FatWire
5 1 (0.97%) FXall
5 1 (0.97%) Google
5 1 (0.97%) Interwoven
5 1 (0.97%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.97%) OpenText
5 1 (0.97%) Reuters
5 1 (0.97%) Sencha
5 1 (0.97%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.97%) Solace
5 1 (0.97%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.97%) Vignette
5 1 (0.97%) VMware