The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 17 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Java 43 78 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.77% 16.08% 23.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.86% 28.57% 34.93%
Number of salaries quoted 41 70 106
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Java
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
255 273 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 57.95% 56.29% 66.07%
Number of salaries quoted 218 250 311
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +13.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Java
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Liverpool region.

Java Salary Trend in Liverpool

Java
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Java.

1 48 (46.60%) SQL
2 43 (41.75%) SQL Server
2 43 (41.75%) Linux
3 34 (33.01%) C#
4 32 (31.07%) .NET
5 31 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (29.13%) Windows
7 27 (26.21%) SOA
8 25 (24.27%) ITIL
9 24 (23.30%) Oracle
10 22 (21.36%) QA
10 22 (21.36%) Oracle Database
11 21 (20.39%) HTML
11 21 (20.39%) JavaScript
12 20 (19.42%) EAI
12 20 (19.42%) Selenium
13 19 (18.45%) J2EE
13 19 (18.45%) UNIX
13 19 (18.45%) Project Management
13 19 (18.45%) Degree
14 18 (17.48%) DB2
14 18 (17.48%) Change Management
14 18 (17.48%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (17.48%) Finance
15 17 (16.50%) Computer Science
15 17 (16.50%) Cucumber
16 15 (14.56%) PHP
16 15 (14.56%) Middleware
16 15 (14.56%) Ruby
16 15 (14.56%) .NET Framework

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (9.71%) TIBCO EMS
1 10 (9.71%) Liferay
2 7 (6.80%) IIS
3 6 (5.83%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.83%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.85%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (2.91%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.97%) Jetty
7 1 (0.97%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.97%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.97%) Apache
7 1 (0.97%) Mule
Applications
1 10 (9.71%) FastStats
2 5 (4.85%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.88%) MS Office
4 1 (0.97%) DOC1
4 1 (0.97%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 10 (9.71%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (3.88%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.97%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (41.75%) SQL Server
2 22 (21.36%) Oracle Database
3 18 (17.48%) DB2
4 15 (14.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (11.65%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (11.65%) MySQL
6 10 (9.71%) Crystal Reports
6 10 (9.71%) Pentaho
7 5 (4.85%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.88%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.88%) Big Data
9 2 (1.94%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.94%) Redis
9 2 (1.94%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (19.42%) Selenium
2 17 (16.50%) Cucumber
3 15 (14.56%) WebDriver
4 14 (13.59%) JIRA
5 10 (9.71%) Subversion
6 9 (8.74%) SoapUI
7 7 (6.80%) Jenkins
8 6 (5.83%) Eclipse
9 5 (4.85%) Bugzilla
9 5 (4.85%) JUnit
9 5 (4.85%) TeamCity
9 5 (4.85%) SpecFlow
9 5 (4.85%) Hudson
10 3 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.91%) Maven
11 2 (1.94%) Ant
11 2 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.97%) WATIR
12 1 (0.97%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 18 (17.48%) Finance
2 9 (8.74%) Games
3 5 (4.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (23.30%) Developer
2 16 (15.53%) Architect
2 16 (15.53%) Applications Support
3 12 (11.65%) Team Leader
4 11 (10.68%) Java Developer
5 10 (9.71%) Applications Support Engineer
5 10 (9.71%) Support Engineer
6 9 (8.74%) Analyst
7 8 (7.77%) Tester
7 8 (7.77%) Technical Architect
7 8 (7.77%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (7.77%) Release Manager
7 8 (7.77%) Automation Tester
8 7 (6.80%) Technical Leader
9 6 (5.83%) Technical Team Leader
10 5 (4.85%) Test Team Leader
10 5 (4.85%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (4.85%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.85%) Test Manager
10 5 (4.85%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (31.07%) .NET
2 21 (20.39%) HTML
3 19 (18.45%) J2EE
4 15 (14.56%) Middleware
4 15 (14.56%) .NET Framework
4 15 (14.56%) WCF
5 14 (13.59%) Web Services
6 12 (11.65%) WPF
7 10 (9.71%) JMS
8 9 (8.74%) SOAP
9 8 (7.77%) CSS
9 8 (7.77%) Spring
10 6 (5.83%) jQuery
10 6 (5.83%) HTML5
10 6 (5.83%) XML
11 5 (4.85%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (3.88%) Hibernate
13 3 (2.91%) JDBC
14 2 (1.94%) JSP
14 2 (1.94%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.50%) Computer Science
2 13 (12.62%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (10.68%) Tandem
4 7 (6.80%) Online Games
5 4 (3.88%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.94%) Open Source
6 2 (1.94%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.97%) GIS
7 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (41.75%) Linux
2 30 (29.13%) Windows
3 19 (18.45%) UNIX
4 8 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.97%) Solaris
5 1 (0.97%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (26.21%) SOA
3 25 (24.27%) ITIL
4 20 (19.42%) EAI
5 19 (18.45%) Project Management
6 18 (17.48%) Change Management
6 18 (17.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (13.59%) Problem Management
8 13 (12.62%) Workflow
9 11 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (10.68%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (10.68%) Software Architecture
10 10 (9.71%) Test Automation
10 10 (9.71%) ITIL V2
10 10 (9.71%) TDD
10 10 (9.71%) Software Testing
11 9 (8.74%) Test Strategy
12 8 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (7.77%) Automated Testing
13 7 (6.80%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 48 (46.60%) SQL
2 34 (33.01%) C#
3 21 (20.39%) JavaScript
4 15 (14.56%) PHP
4 15 (14.56%) Ruby
5 14 (13.59%) Python
6 10 (9.71%) Shell Script
7 9 (8.74%) C++
8 5 (4.85%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.85%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.88%) VBScript
9 4 (3.88%) VBA
10 2 (1.94%) Perl
11 1 (0.97%) XQuery
11 1 (0.97%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (18.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (21.36%) QA
2 12 (11.65%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (9.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 10 (9.71%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (0.97%) Puppet
2 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (23.30%) Oracle
2 13 (12.62%) TIBCO
3 10 (9.71%) Business Objects
4 9 (8.74%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.85%) JBoss
6 4 (3.88%) BMC
6 4 (3.88%) Remedy
7 3 (2.91%) webMethods
8 2 (1.94%) WSO2
8 2 (1.94%) ATG
9 1 (0.97%) Teradata
9 1 (0.97%) Zend
9 1 (0.97%) Tableau
9 1 (0.97%) Talend
9 1 (0.97%) ESRI
9 1 (0.97%) Cognos
9 1 (0.97%) IBM
9 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.97%) HP
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