The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 20 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 54 94 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.96% 14.64% 19.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.02% 25.34% 30.38%
Number of salaries quoted 52 86 114
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £30,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,150
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.37%
Java
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
337 371 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.89% 57.79% 65.01%
Number of salaries quoted 292 342 385
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,805
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Java
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Java Salary Trend in Merseyside

Java
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Java
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 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 16 September 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 -6 43 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Southport - 4 £42,500 -
Birkenhead -2 3 £32,500 +18.18%
St Helens - 1 £38,000 -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 59 (46.83%) SQL
2 55 (43.65%) Linux
3 45 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 36 (28.57%) Oracle
5 34 (26.98%) C#
6 33 (26.19%) .NET
6 33 (26.19%) Windows
7 32 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (24.60%) QA
9 29 (23.02%) HTML
9 29 (23.02%) JavaScript
10 28 (22.22%) ITIL
10 28 (22.22%) SOA
11 24 (19.05%) Finance
12 22 (17.46%) Oracle Database
13 21 (16.67%) Change Management
13 21 (16.67%) Project Management
13 21 (16.67%) EAI
13 21 (16.67%) DB2
13 21 (16.67%) Degree
14 20 (15.87%) Selenium
14 20 (15.87%) J2EE
14 20 (15.87%) UNIX
15 19 (15.08%) Disaster Recovery
16 18 (14.29%) Computer Science
17 17 (13.49%) Cucumber
18 16 (12.70%) Middleware
19 15 (11.90%) Tomcat
19 15 (11.90%) PHP
19 15 (11.90%) Web Services

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 15 (11.90%) Tomcat
2 11 (8.73%) TIBCO EMS
3 10 (7.94%) Liferay
4 9 (7.14%) Apache
5 7 (5.56%) IIS
5 7 (5.56%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.97%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (2.38%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.59%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.79%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.79%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.79%) Mule
9 1 (0.79%) Jetty
Applications
1 10 (7.94%) FastStats
2 7 (5.56%) MS Office
3 5 (3.97%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.79%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (0.79%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 10 (7.94%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (3.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.79%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.46%) Oracle Database
3 21 (16.67%) DB2
4 15 (11.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (10.32%) MySQL
6 12 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (7.94%) Pentaho
7 10 (7.94%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (4.76%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.97%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (3.17%) Big Data
10 4 (3.17%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.59%) Redis
11 2 (1.59%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.59%) Oracle Discoverer
11 2 (1.59%) SAP BW
11 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.79%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 20 (15.87%) Selenium
2 17 (13.49%) Cucumber
3 15 (11.90%) WebDriver
4 14 (11.11%) JIRA
5 10 (7.94%) Subversion
6 9 (7.14%) SoapUI
7 7 (5.56%) Jenkins
8 6 (4.76%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.97%) Bugzilla
9 5 (3.97%) JUnit
9 5 (3.97%) Hudson
9 5 (3.97%) TeamCity
9 5 (3.97%) SpecFlow
10 3 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.38%) Maven
11 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.59%) Ant
11 2 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.79%) Log4j
12 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (19.05%) Finance
2 9 (7.14%) Games
3 5 (3.97%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (20.63%) Developer
2 23 (18.25%) Applications Support
3 17 (13.49%) Architect
4 15 (11.90%) Analyst
5 13 (10.32%) Team Leader
6 11 (8.73%) Support Analyst
6 11 (8.73%) Applications Support Analyst
6 11 (8.73%) Java Developer
7 10 (7.94%) Applications Support Engineer
7 10 (7.94%) Support Engineer
8 9 (7.14%) Tester
8 9 (7.14%) Technical Architect
8 9 (7.14%) Release Manager
9 8 (6.35%) Automation Tester
9 8 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.56%) Technical Leader
11 6 (4.76%) Technical Team Leader
11 6 (4.76%) Integration Manager
11 6 (4.76%) Test Team Leader
11 6 (4.76%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (26.19%) .NET
2 29 (23.02%) HTML
3 20 (15.87%) J2EE
4 16 (12.70%) Middleware
5 15 (11.90%) Web Services
5 15 (11.90%) WCF
5 15 (11.90%) .NET Framework
6 12 (9.52%) WPF
7 10 (7.94%) JMS
8 9 (7.14%) SOAP
9 8 (6.35%) Spring
9 8 (6.35%) CSS
10 6 (4.76%) jQuery
10 6 (4.76%) HTML5
10 6 (4.76%) XML
11 5 (3.97%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (3.17%) Hibernate
13 3 (2.38%) J2SE
13 3 (2.38%) JDBC
14 2 (1.59%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.32%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (8.73%) Tandem
4 7 (5.56%) Online Games
5 6 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.17%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.59%) FMCG
7 2 (1.59%) Open Source
7 2 (1.59%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.79%) GIS
8 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 55 (43.65%) Linux
2 33 (26.19%) Windows
3 20 (15.87%) UNIX
4 9 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.59%) Solaris
6 1 (0.79%) Android
6 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (22.22%) ITIL
2 28 (22.22%) SOA
3 21 (16.67%) Change Management
3 21 (16.67%) Project Management
3 21 (16.67%) EAI
4 19 (15.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 13 (10.32%) Workflow
7 12 (9.52%) E-Commerce
8 11 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (8.73%) Software Architecture
8 11 (8.73%) Software Testing
8 11 (8.73%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (7.94%) TDD
9 10 (7.94%) Test Automation
9 10 (7.94%) Analytics
9 10 (7.94%) ITIL V2
10 9 (7.14%) Test Strategy
10 9 (7.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (46.83%) SQL
2 34 (26.98%) C#
3 29 (23.02%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.90%) PHP
4 15 (11.90%) Ruby
5 14 (11.11%) Python
6 10 (7.94%) Shell Script
7 9 (7.14%) C++
8 5 (3.97%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.97%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.17%) VBScript
9 4 (3.17%) VBA
10 2 (1.59%) Perl
11 1 (0.79%) XQuery
11 1 (0.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 21 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (3.17%) HNC
2 4 (3.17%) HND
3 1 (0.79%) ISEB
3 1 (0.79%) PMP
3 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (24.60%) QA
2 12 (9.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (7.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 10 (7.94%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (0.79%) Puppet
2 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (28.57%) Oracle
2 14 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 13 (10.32%) JBoss
4 10 (7.94%) Business Objects
4 10 (7.94%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.17%) Remedy
5 4 (3.17%) IBM
5 4 (3.17%) BMC
6 3 (2.38%) webMethods
7 2 (1.59%) WSO2
7 2 (1.59%) SAP
7 2 (1.59%) ATG
8 1 (0.79%) HP
8 1 (0.79%) CA
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.79%) ESRI
8 1 (0.79%) Cognos
8 1 (0.79%) Zend
8 1 (0.79%) Teradata
8 1 (0.79%) Talend
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Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Superb Benefits
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