The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank - 71 71
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.31% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.69% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +16.56%
J2SE
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
259 290 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 43.38% 45.45% 52.37%
Number of salaries quoted 224 262 315
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 22 September 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%) Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
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%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle