The first table below looks at the demand for the Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 47 46 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 26 14 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.92% 2.91% 7.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.09% 2.99% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 40
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,750 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
636 469 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.78% 97.51% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 552 395 559
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £52,500 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Java Developer Salary Trend in Merseyside

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Java Developer
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +5 26 £40,000 -
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 73 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (54.79%) J2EE
3 39 (53.42%) Hibernate
4 38 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (50.68%) Spring
5 37 (50.68%) Oracle
6 36 (49.32%) TDD
7 35 (47.95%) HTML
7 35 (47.95%) MVC
8 33 (45.21%) SQL
9 31 (42.47%) Servlets
10 30 (41.10%) JavaScript
10 30 (41.10%) CSS
11 29 (39.73%) MySQL
11 29 (39.73%) JSP
12 28 (38.36%) Java EE
13 26 (35.62%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (32.88%) UNIX
15 23 (31.51%) Scrum
15 23 (31.51%) Open Source
15 23 (31.51%) WebSphere
16 22 (30.14%) JPA
17 20 (27.40%) Maven
18 19 (26.03%) WebSphere MQ
18 19 (26.03%) Eclipse
18 19 (26.03%) Middleware
19 18 (24.66%) jQuery
20 16 (21.92%) Spring MVC
21 15 (20.55%) Automated Testing
21 15 (20.55%) Ajax

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (31.51%) WebSphere
2 15 (20.55%) Apache
3 11 (15.07%) Tomcat
4 9 (12.33%) WebLogic
5 8 (10.96%) WebLogic Portal
5 8 (10.96%) WebLogic Integration
5 8 (10.96%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (10.96%) WebSphere Process Server
5 8 (10.96%) GlassFish
6 4 (5.48%) Jetty
7 3 (4.11%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.37%) Liferay
8 1 (1.37%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) Intranet
1 9 (12.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (39.73%) MySQL
2 14 (19.18%) Oracle Database
3 11 (15.07%) RDBMS
3 11 (15.07%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.74%) Big Data
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (27.40%) Maven
2 19 (26.03%) Eclipse
3 13 (17.81%) Subversion
4 12 (16.44%) Ant
5 11 (15.07%) Jenkins
5 11 (15.07%) Hudson
6 10 (13.70%) JUnit
7 7 (9.59%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (15.07%) Finance
2 8 (10.96%) Multimedia
3 4 (5.48%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (54.79%) J2EE
2 39 (53.42%) Hibernate
3 37 (50.68%) Spring
4 35 (47.95%) HTML
5 31 (42.47%) Servlets
6 30 (41.10%) CSS
7 29 (39.73%) JSP
8 28 (38.36%) Java EE
9 22 (30.14%) JPA
10 19 (26.03%) WebSphere MQ
10 19 (26.03%) Middleware
11 18 (24.66%) jQuery
12 16 (21.92%) Spring MVC
13 15 (20.55%) Ajax
13 15 (20.55%) Web Services
14 14 (19.18%) XML
14 14 (19.18%) Apache Axis
14 14 (19.18%) Apache CXF
15 12 (16.44%) ActiveMQ
16 11 (15.07%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.51%) Open Source
2 8 (10.96%) DataPower
2 8 (10.96%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (10.96%) Mobile App
3 7 (9.59%) Clustering
4 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.37%) W3C
4 1 (1.37%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.88%) UNIX
2 3 (4.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (49.32%) TDD
3 35 (47.95%) MVC
4 26 (35.62%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (31.51%) Scrum
6 15 (20.55%) Automated Testing
6 15 (20.55%) OOA/OOD
7 14 (19.18%) Migration
7 14 (19.18%) Web Development
7 14 (19.18%) Software Engineering
8 13 (17.81%) SOA
9 12 (16.44%) E-Commerce
10 11 (15.07%) DSDM
11 9 (12.33%) UML
12 8 (10.96%) OO
12 8 (10.96%) Zachman Framework
12 8 (10.96%) TOGAF
12 8 (10.96%) AOP
12 8 (10.96%) Use Case
12 8 (10.96%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 73 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (45.21%) SQL
3 30 (41.10%) JavaScript
4 15 (20.55%) PL/SQL
5 14 (19.18%) Shell Script
6 11 (15.07%) PHP
7 7 (9.59%) Scala
7 7 (9.59%) C
8 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 37 (50.68%) Oracle
2 14 (19.18%) WSO2
3 10 (13.70%) IBM
4 9 (12.33%) JBoss
5 8 (10.96%) Kony
6 5 (6.85%) ATG
7 3 (4.11%) Zend
8 1 (1.37%) Google