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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 21 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 32 59 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 8.04% 11.55% 10.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.61% 20.14% 17.70%
Number of salaries quoted 27 57 32
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,300 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,900 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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
205 293 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 51.51% 57.34% 60.43%
Number of salaries quoted 161 277 197
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £32,528
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +10.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 43 (55.84%) UNIX
2 32 (41.56%) SOA
3 31 (40.26%) Oracle
4 30 (38.96%) Oracle Service Bus
5 29 (37.66%) Oracle Database
5 29 (37.66%) Oracle ODI
5 29 (37.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 29 (37.66%) Oracle Fusion
6 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (35.06%) Middleware
8 18 (23.38%) Software Engineering
9 15 (19.48%) XML
10 14 (18.18%) Linux
10 14 (18.18%) Data Modelling
11 13 (16.88%) OO
11 13 (16.88%) SQL
12 12 (15.58%) C++
12 12 (15.58%) .NET
12 12 (15.58%) J2EE
12 12 (15.58%) Waterfall
13 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
13 11 (14.29%) Finance
13 11 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
14 10 (12.99%) Degree
14 10 (12.99%) Multithreading
15 9 (11.69%) Scrum
15 9 (11.69%) PHP
15 9 (11.69%) HTML
15 9 (11.69%) C#
15 9 (11.69%) UML

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 30 (38.96%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.30%) CMS
4 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.30%) Apache
4 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.30%) SSH
2 1 (1.30%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.30%) Firewall
2 1 (1.30%) Telnet
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (37.66%) Oracle Database
1 29 (37.66%) Oracle ODI
1 29 (37.66%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (9.09%) MySQL
2 7 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.79%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.79%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.19%) VLDB
6 2 (2.60%) Redis
7 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.30%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.19%) Moq
2 4 (5.19%) NUnit
2 4 (5.19%) Subversion
2 4 (5.19%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.30%) JMeter
3 1 (1.30%) JIRA
3 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.30%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (1.30%) LoadUI
3 1 (1.30%) WinDbg
General
1 11 (14.29%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Back Office
3 7 (9.09%) Banking
3 7 (9.09%) Retail
4 4 (5.19%) Electronics
4 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (50.65%) Developer
2 28 (36.36%) Oracle Developer
3 22 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 22 (28.57%) SOA Developer
4 16 (20.78%) Architect
4 16 (20.78%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (10.39%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Software Tester
7 5 (6.49%) PHP Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Tester
7 5 (6.49%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.19%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Architect
8 4 (5.19%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.60%) Technical Support
9 2 (2.60%) Support Specialist
9 2 (2.60%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (37.66%) Oracle Fusion
2 27 (35.06%) Middleware
3 15 (19.48%) XML
4 12 (15.58%) .NET
4 12 (15.58%) J2EE
5 9 (11.69%) HTML
6 6 (7.79%) REST
6 6 (7.79%) JAX-RS
6 6 (7.79%) RESTful
6 6 (7.79%) jQuery
7 5 (6.49%) Ajax
7 5 (6.49%) .NET Framework
7 5 (6.49%) SOAP
7 5 (6.49%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.19%) Backbone.js
8 4 (5.19%) Ninject
8 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (5.19%) Web Services
8 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET
8 4 (5.19%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Mathematics
2 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.19%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.19%) Thin Client
3 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.19%) IVR
3 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.19%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.90%) Open Source
5 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 43 (55.84%) UNIX
2 14 (18.18%) Linux
3 9 (11.69%) Windows
4 1 (1.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.56%) SOA
2 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.38%) Software Engineering
4 14 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 13 (16.88%) OO
6 12 (15.58%) Waterfall
7 11 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (12.99%) Multithreading
9 9 (11.69%) Scrum
9 9 (11.69%) UML
9 9 (11.69%) OOP
9 9 (11.69%) E-Commerce
10 8 (10.39%) MVC
10 8 (10.39%) Unit Testing
11 6 (7.79%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (7.79%) Test Scripting
11 6 (7.79%) Performance Testing
11 6 (7.79%) Load Testing
12 5 (6.49%) TDD
12 5 (6.49%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.88%) SQL
2 12 (15.58%) C++
3 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.69%) PHP
4 9 (11.69%) C#
5 6 (7.79%) C
6 4 (5.19%) VB
6 4 (5.19%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.19%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.30%) Python
7 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) CCNA
2 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.30%) MCP
2 1 (1.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (40.26%) Oracle
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.30%) Alias
3 1 (1.30%) HP
3 1 (1.30%) IBM
3 1 (1.30%) Unisys
3 1 (1.30%) SAP
3 1 (1.30%) Rackspace