The first table below looks at the demand for J2SE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 67 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.31% - 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% - 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £80,000 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
289 282 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 44.60% 46.31% 48.65%
Number of salaries quoted 247 251 317
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
J2SE
North West

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing J2SE across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

J2SE
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing J2SE across the Merseyside region.

J2SE Salary Trend in Merseyside

J2SE
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2SE within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 2 £80,000 -
J2SE
North West

J2SE
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Hedge funds
2 2 (66.67%) Redis
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing J2SE 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 J2SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) Redis
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO