Period
to 7 July 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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 73 166 97
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 17.94% 26.06% 23.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.19% 40.29% 36.19%
Number of salaries quoted 28 93 89
Median annual salary £45,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.75% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £32,238 £26,100 £20,100
90th Percentile £71,500 £63,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +1.85%

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 259 412 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 63.64% 64.68% 65.05%
Number of salaries quoted 108 286 213
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,750 £25,050
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,625 £56,250
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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -6 71 £45,500 +13.75% 13
County Londonderry - 2 - - 1
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 35 (47.95%) Spring
2 31 (42.47%) JavaScript
2 31 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (35.62%) Software Engineering
4 23 (31.51%) Fintech
5 21 (28.77%) React
5 21 (28.77%) Spring Boot
5 21 (28.77%) AWS
5 21 (28.77%) C#
6 19 (26.03%) Computer Science
7 18 (24.66%) Degree
7 18 (24.66%) AngularJS
8 17 (23.29%) Microservices
8 17 (23.29%) Test Automation
9 16 (21.92%) Azure
9 16 (21.92%) Greenfield Project
9 16 (21.92%) Computer Science Degree
10 15 (20.55%) HTML
10 15 (20.55%) Python
11 13 (17.81%) Scrum
12 12 (16.44%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (15.07%) Java 8
13 11 (15.07%) Manual Testing
14 10 (13.70%) QA
14 10 (13.70%) CSS
15 9 (12.33%) Investment Banking
15 9 (12.33%) Banking
15 9 (12.33%) User Stories
15 9 (12.33%) Mentoring
16 8 (10.96%) Front End Development

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 (6.85%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.11%) IIS
3 2 (2.74%) Apache
4 1 (1.37%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (28.77%) AWS
2 16 (21.92%) Azure
3 7 (9.59%) SaaS
4 3 (4.11%) G Suite
4 3 (4.11%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) SSL
2 2 (2.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) MySQL
3 2 (2.74%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.74%) KDB
3 2 (2.74%) Kdb+
3 2 (2.74%) MariaDB
3 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.37%) Big Data
4 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Selenium
2 7 (9.59%) JMeter
3 5 (6.85%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.11%) Mocha
4 3 (4.11%) NUnit
4 3 (4.11%) Spock
5 2 (2.74%) JIRA
6 1 (1.37%) Bower
6 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.37%) Grunt
6 1 (1.37%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.37%) JUnit
General
1 9 (12.33%) Banking
1 9 (12.33%) Investment Banking
2 8 (10.96%) Finance
3 3 (4.11%) Publishing
3 3 (4.11%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Law
4 2 (2.74%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.37%) Electronics
5 1 (1.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (63.01%) Developer
2 34 (46.58%) Java Developer
3 15 (20.55%) Software Developer
4 9 (12.33%) Java Software Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Test Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Senior Test Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Technical Leader
6 5 (6.85%) UI Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (2.74%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (2.74%) MySQL Programmer
8 2 (2.74%) Principal Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Principal Software Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Programmer
8 2 (2.74%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (47.95%) Spring
2 21 (28.77%) React
2 21 (28.77%) Spring Boot
3 18 (24.66%) AngularJS
4 15 (20.55%) HTML
5 10 (13.70%) CSS
6 7 (9.59%) .NET
7 6 (8.22%) Node.js
8 4 (5.48%) .NET Framework
8 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET
8 4 (5.48%) Dropwizard
8 4 (5.48%) Sass
8 4 (5.48%) Web Services
9 3 (4.11%) COM
9 3 (4.11%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (4.11%) Natural Language Processing
9 3 (4.11%) REST
9 3 (4.11%) TensorFlow
9 3 (4.11%) Vue.js
9 3 (4.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.48%) Cyberattack
4 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.11%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.11%) Robotics
4 3 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.74%) iPhone
5 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.37%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Linux
2 3 (4.11%) Android
2 3 (4.11%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.74%) Unix
4 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (35.62%) Software Engineering
3 23 (31.51%) Fintech
4 19 (26.03%) Computer Science
5 17 (23.29%) Microservices
5 17 (23.29%) Test Automation
6 13 (17.81%) Scrum
7 12 (16.44%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (15.07%) Manual Testing
9 9 (12.33%) Mentoring
9 9 (12.33%) User Stories
10 8 (10.96%) Front End Development
11 7 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (9.59%) Data Engineering
11 7 (9.59%) Investment Management
11 7 (9.59%) Line Management
12 6 (8.22%) DevOps
12 6 (8.22%) Machine Learning
12 6 (8.22%) Product Management
13 5 (6.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 31 (42.47%) JavaScript
2 21 (28.77%) C#
3 15 (20.55%) Python
4 11 (15.07%) Java 8
5 6 (8.22%) Go
5 6 (8.22%) SQL
6 5 (6.85%) C++
7 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.48%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.48%) VBA
8 3 (4.11%) Google Apps Script
9 2 (2.74%) Ruby
10 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.37%) PHP
10 1 (1.37%) Scala
10 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (24.66%) Degree
2 16 (21.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (9.59%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.37%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.11%) Kibana
3 1 (1.37%) Ansible
3 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (10.96%) Oracle
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.48%) UiPath
4 3 (4.11%) Automation Anywhere
4 3 (4.11%) Blue Prism
4 3 (4.11%) Google
5 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com