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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK > Northern Ireland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 13 2
Rank change year-on-year +11 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Java 72 18 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 36.73% 11.32% 35.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.96% 26.09% 56.18%
Number of salaries quoted 41 15 21
Northern Ireland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,800 £27,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £63,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 131 69 89
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 66.84% 43.40% 64.03%
Number of salaries quoted 200 121 111
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
10th Percentile £25,750 £28,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +12 72 £45,000 - 8
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Java.

1 82 (53.59%) SQL
2 58 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (30.07%) Unix
4 42 (27.45%) Spring
5 38 (24.84%) Oracle
5 38 (24.84%) Relational Database
6 34 (22.22%) Derivative
7 30 (19.61%) Finance
8 28 (18.30%) FpML
9 27 (17.65%) Software Engineering
10 26 (16.99%) XML
11 25 (16.34%) Workflow
12 23 (15.03%) RDBMS
12 23 (15.03%) JIRA
12 23 (15.03%) SDLC
13 22 (14.38%) C++
14 21 (13.73%) QA
15 20 (13.07%) Struts
15 20 (13.07%) MVC
16 19 (12.42%) Perl
16 19 (12.42%) Murex
16 19 (12.42%) Murex MxML
16 19 (12.42%) JSON
16 19 (12.42%) BDD
16 19 (12.42%) Workflow Development
17 18 (11.76%) C#
17 18 (11.76%) Web Services
17 18 (11.76%) Scrum
17 18 (11.76%) Banking
18 17 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management

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 9 (5.88%) GemFire
2 6 (3.92%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (3.27%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.61%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.96%) SAS
5 3 (1.96%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.31%) JBoss
6 2 (1.31%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (3.92%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (3.92%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.61%) GitHub
3 1 (0.65%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) HTTP
1 1 (0.65%) Internet
1 1 (0.65%) NAS
1 1 (0.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (24.84%) Relational Database
2 23 (15.03%) RDBMS
3 14 (9.15%) Big Data
4 6 (3.92%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (3.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 6 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (3.27%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.27%) MySQL
5 5 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.27%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.61%) Cloudera CDH
7 3 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.96%) Data Mart
7 3 (1.96%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.31%) KDB
Development Applications
1 23 (15.03%) JIRA
2 14 (9.15%) Cucumber
3 11 (7.19%) Jenkins
4 10 (6.54%) Maven
5 9 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 9 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 6 (3.92%) JDeveloper
6 6 (3.92%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (2.61%) Selenium
8 2 (1.31%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.31%) GitLab
General
1 30 (19.61%) Finance
2 18 (11.76%) Banking
3 15 (9.80%) Retail
4 11 (7.19%) Front Office
5 9 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.27%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.61%) Advertising
8 3 (1.96%) Marketing
9 2 (1.31%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.31%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 95 (62.09%) Developer
2 63 (41.18%) Java Developer
3 17 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 16 (10.46%) Architect
4 16 (10.46%) Murex Developer
5 14 (9.15%) Senior Developer
6 13 (8.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 11 (7.19%) Java Architect
8 9 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
9 8 (5.23%) C++ Developer
10 7 (4.58%) Consultant
10 7 (4.58%) Oracle Consultant
10 7 (4.58%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.92%) Analyst
11 6 (3.92%) C# Developer
11 6 (3.92%) C++ Software Developer
11 6 (3.92%) Oracle Developer
11 6 (3.92%) Oracle Technical Consultant
11 6 (3.92%) SQL Developer
11 6 (3.92%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (27.45%) Spring
2 28 (18.30%) FpML
3 26 (16.99%) XML
4 20 (13.07%) Struts
5 19 (12.42%) JSON
5 19 (12.42%) Murex MxML
6 18 (11.76%) Web Services
7 17 (11.11%) Spring MVC
8 14 (9.15%) JMS
9 12 (7.84%) AngularJS
10 11 (7.19%) RESTful
11 10 (6.54%) HTML
11 10 (6.54%) Middleware
12 9 (5.88%) .NET
12 9 (5.88%) JDBC
13 7 (4.58%) J2EE
13 7 (4.58%) WPF
14 6 (3.92%) Hibernate
15 5 (3.27%) CSS
15 5 (3.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 34 (22.22%) Derivative
2 17 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (10.46%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (9.80%) Virtual Team
5 14 (9.15%) Credit Derivative
6 11 (7.19%) Algorithms
7 8 (5.23%) User Experience
8 7 (4.58%) Data Structures
9 6 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (3.27%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.96%) Equities
12 2 (1.31%) Smart Energy
13 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
13 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.65%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (30.07%) Unix
2 11 (7.19%) Windows
3 8 (5.23%) Linux
4 4 (2.61%) Android
5 3 (1.96%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 25 (16.34%) Workflow
4 23 (15.03%) SDLC
5 20 (13.07%) MVC
6 19 (12.42%) BDD
6 19 (12.42%) Workflow Development
7 18 (11.76%) Scrum
8 17 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (10.46%) Multithreading
10 15 (9.80%) OO
10 15 (9.80%) TDD
10 15 (9.80%) Test Automation
11 14 (9.15%) Manual Testing
11 14 (9.15%) Non-Functional Testing
11 14 (9.15%) Test Scripting
12 13 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (8.50%) Defect Tracking
13 12 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
14 11 (7.19%) UML
Programming Languages
1 82 (53.59%) SQL
2 22 (14.38%) C++
3 19 (12.42%) Perl
4 18 (11.76%) C#
5 15 (9.80%) JavaScript
6 14 (9.15%) PL/SQL
7 12 (7.84%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.92%) Scala
9 5 (3.27%) Python
10 4 (2.61%) PHP
10 4 (2.61%) Ruby
11 3 (1.96%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.96%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.96%) R
11 3 (1.96%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.96%) VB
12 1 (0.65%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 13 (8.50%) ISEB
1 13 (8.50%) ISTQB
2 11 (7.19%) Degree
3 5 (3.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.65%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.65%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.73%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.31%) Grafana
1 2 (1.31%) Kibana
1 2 (1.31%) Prometheus
1 2 (1.31%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 38 (24.84%) Oracle
2 19 (12.42%) Murex
3 13 (8.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.61%) Cloudera
4 4 (2.61%) Datameer
4 4 (2.61%) Tableau
5 3 (1.96%) ATG
5 3 (1.96%) Demandware
5 3 (1.96%) hybris
6 2 (1.31%) New Relic
6 2 (1.31%) Sencha
7 1 (0.65%) VMware
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