Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 186 84 138
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 25.17% 26.84% 25.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.06% 35.59% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 78 30 70
10th Percentile £27,500 £35,000 £24,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £31,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +0.56%
75th Percentile £71,563 £60,000 £65,938
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +8.70%

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 432 236 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 58.46% 75.40% 65.50%
Number of salaries quoted 248 91 253
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £25,850
25th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +12.50%
75th Percentile £69,688 £58,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £60,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 16 October 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 16 October 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 0 166 £54,500 +9.00% 16
County Londonderry - 10 £30,000 - 1
County Down - 7 - -
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 123 (66.13%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (52.15%) BDD
3 93 (50.00%) C#
4 91 (48.92%) .NET
5 86 (46.24%) Scrum
6 75 (40.32%) Software Engineering
7 73 (39.25%) SC Cleared
7 73 (39.25%) Security Cleared
8 69 (37.10%) SQL
9 68 (36.56%) Spring
10 58 (31.18%) Python
10 58 (31.18%) TDD
10 58 (31.18%) Hibernate
11 57 (30.65%) AngularJS
12 53 (28.49%) MongoDB
13 52 (27.96%) Computer Science
14 51 (27.42%) Node.js
15 48 (25.81%) Change Control
15 48 (25.81%) Public Sector
16 44 (23.66%) QA
17 42 (22.58%) OO
17 42 (22.58%) Test Automation
18 41 (22.04%) Fintech
19 40 (21.51%) Mentoring
20 37 (19.89%) Degree
21 31 (16.67%) Social Skills
22 30 (16.13%) AWS
23 29 (15.59%) Git (software)
24 28 (15.05%) Self-Motivation
25 27 (14.52%) 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 18 (9.68%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.54%) iPlanet
2 1 (0.54%) JBoss
2 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 12 (6.45%) Oracle Applications
1 12 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (6.45%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (2.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 30 (16.13%) AWS
2 13 (6.99%) SaaS
3 9 (4.84%) Azure
4 6 (3.23%) Serverless
5 5 (2.69%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (2.15%) Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics
6 4 (2.15%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.15%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (2.15%) GCP
7 2 (1.08%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.23%) Broadband
1 6 (3.23%) Internet
2 4 (2.15%) SMS
3 1 (0.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (28.49%) MongoDB
2 20 (10.75%) Big Data
3 12 (6.45%) Data Mining
4 6 (3.23%) MySQL
4 6 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (2.69%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.15%) Amazon Athena
6 4 (2.15%) Amazon Aurora
6 4 (2.15%) Amazon QuickSight
6 4 (2.15%) Apache Hive
6 4 (2.15%) BigQuery
6 4 (2.15%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.15%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.15%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.15%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.54%) DB2
7 1 (0.54%) KDB
7 1 (0.54%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 29 (15.59%) Git (software)
2 25 (13.44%) JMeter
2 25 (13.44%) Newman
2 25 (13.44%) Postman
2 25 (13.44%) REST Assured
3 6 (3.23%) JUnit
4 5 (2.69%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.15%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.61%) Bitbucket Server
6 3 (1.61%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.61%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.08%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.54%) Ant
8 1 (0.54%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.54%) gulp
8 1 (0.54%) JIRA
8 1 (0.54%) Maven
8 1 (0.54%) TestNG
General
1 48 (25.81%) Public Sector
2 31 (16.67%) Social Skills
3 19 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.38%) Finance
5 6 (3.23%) Organisational Skills
5 6 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.61%) Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (32.80%) Developer
2 52 (27.96%) Software Engineer
3 41 (22.04%) Software Developer
4 38 (20.43%) Analyst
4 38 (20.43%) Test Analyst
5 34 (18.28%) Senior Developer
6 32 (17.20%) Senior Software Developer
7 25 (13.44%) Automation Test Analyst
8 22 (11.83%) Java Developer
9 17 (9.14%) Data Engineer
10 16 (8.60%) Big Data Engineer
11 12 (6.45%) ERP Analyst
12 4 (2.15%) AWS Engineer
12 4 (2.15%) Cloud Engineer
12 4 (2.15%) Java Software Developer
12 4 (2.15%) Senior Cloud Engineer
13 3 (1.61%) Architect
13 3 (1.61%) Test Engineer
14 2 (1.08%) Senior Java Developer
14 2 (1.08%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (48.92%) .NET
2 68 (36.56%) Spring
3 58 (31.18%) Hibernate
4 57 (30.65%) AngularJS
5 51 (27.42%) Node.js
6 27 (14.52%) RESTful
7 22 (11.83%) Kafka
8 16 (8.60%) Spring Boot
9 6 (3.23%) REST
10 5 (2.69%) J2EE
10 5 (2.69%) React
11 4 (2.15%) Apollo GraphQL
11 4 (2.15%) GraphQL
11 4 (2.15%) HTML
11 4 (2.15%) HTML5
12 3 (1.61%) CSS
13 2 (1.08%) JPA
13 2 (1.08%) jQuery
13 2 (1.08%) Spring MVC
13 2 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.05%) Self-Motivation
2 15 (8.06%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.45%) Smart City
3 12 (6.45%) Tandem
4 6 (3.23%) Smartphone
4 6 (3.23%) STB
5 4 (2.15%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.15%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.15%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.15%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.90%) Linux
2 14 (7.53%) Unix
3 12 (6.45%) Windows
4 6 (3.23%) Android
4 6 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (66.13%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (52.15%) BDD
3 86 (46.24%) Scrum
4 75 (40.32%) Software Engineering
5 58 (31.18%) TDD
6 52 (27.96%) Computer Science
7 48 (25.81%) Change Control
8 42 (22.58%) OO
8 42 (22.58%) Test Automation
9 41 (22.04%) Fintech
10 40 (21.51%) Mentoring
11 26 (13.98%) Coaching
11 26 (13.98%) Integration Testing
11 26 (13.98%) Performance Testing
12 25 (13.44%) User Stories
13 19 (10.22%) API Testing
14 17 (9.14%) Microservices
15 16 (8.60%) Software Testing
16 15 (8.06%) Refactoring
16 15 (8.06%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 93 (50.00%) C#
2 69 (37.10%) SQL
3 58 (31.18%) Python
4 20 (10.75%) JavaScript
5 18 (9.68%) C
6 14 (7.53%) Go
7 12 (6.45%) Perl
7 12 (6.45%) Ruby
8 9 (4.84%) Scala
9 8 (4.30%) C++
10 7 (3.76%) Java 8
11 2 (1.08%) Groovy
11 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.08%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.54%) ES6
12 1 (0.54%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 73 (39.25%) SC Cleared
1 73 (39.25%) Security Cleared
2 37 (19.89%) Degree
3 14 (7.53%) ISTQB
4 12 (6.45%) HNC
4 12 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.15%) AWS Certification
5 4 (2.15%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (2.15%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.61%) OCP
7 1 (0.54%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (23.66%) QA
2 4 (2.15%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (4.84%) Docker
2 4 (2.15%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 16 (8.60%) Kubernetes
2 14 (7.53%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (6.45%) HP ALM
4 4 (2.15%) Oozie
4 4 (2.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (13.98%) Oracle
2 12 (6.45%) HP
2 12 (6.45%) JD Edwards
3 5 (2.69%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.61%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.54%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.54%) Sybase