The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 Programming Languages category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 16 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Java 65 76 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.17% 12.12% 14.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.26% 19.74% 23.57%
Number of salaries quoted 61 69 95
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
356 385 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.71% 61.40% 63.44%
Number of salaries quoted 312 354 396
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Java
North West

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 31 July 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 31 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 -1 52 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Southport - 6 £42,500 -
Birkenhead -6 3 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Wirral -10 3 £26,000 -30.66%
St Helens - 1 £38,000 -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 64 (45.71%) SQL
1 64 (45.71%) Linux
2 47 (33.57%) SQL Server
3 46 (32.86%) Oracle
4 41 (29.29%) Windows
5 38 (27.14%) SOA
6 36 (25.71%) HTML
7 35 (25.00%) ITIL
8 33 (23.57%) MySQL
9 32 (22.86%) .NET
9 32 (22.86%) J2EE
9 32 (22.86%) JavaScript
10 31 (22.14%) QA
11 30 (21.43%) C#
12 27 (19.29%) Project Management
13 26 (18.57%) EAI
14 25 (17.86%) Finance
14 25 (17.86%) Degree
15 24 (17.14%) Change Management
15 24 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
15 24 (17.14%) DB2
16 23 (16.43%) UNIX
16 23 (16.43%) Computer Science
16 23 (16.43%) Oracle Database
17 22 (15.71%) Middleware
18 21 (15.00%) TDD
19 20 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
19 20 (14.29%) Selenium
19 20 (14.29%) Web Services
20 19 (13.57%) PHP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (10.00%) Liferay
2 13 (9.29%) TIBCO EMS
2 13 (9.29%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.86%) WebSphere
4 8 (5.71%) Apache
5 4 (2.86%) IIS
6 1 (0.71%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.71%) Mule
6 1 (0.71%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.71%) Jetty
6 1 (0.71%) Exstream Dialogue
6 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.71%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.71%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.71%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.71%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (10.00%) FastStats
2 5 (3.57%) MS Office
3 4 (2.86%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.43%) PrintSoft PReS
4 2 (1.43%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 12 (8.57%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.43%) Exstream
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.29%) HTTP
2 2 (1.43%) Intranet
2 2 (1.43%) Internet
2 2 (1.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (33.57%) SQL Server
2 33 (23.57%) MySQL
3 24 (17.14%) DB2
4 23 (16.43%) Oracle Database
5 15 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
6 14 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 14 (10.00%) Pentaho
7 13 (9.29%) Big Data
8 9 (6.43%) Hadoop
9 7 (5.00%) Relational Database
9 7 (5.00%) Apache Hive
10 6 (4.29%) Redis
11 3 (2.14%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.71%) Oracle Discoverer
13 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.71%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 20 (14.29%) Selenium
2 15 (10.71%) Subversion
2 15 (10.71%) Cucumber
3 12 (8.57%) Eclipse
4 11 (7.86%) WebDriver
4 11 (7.86%) JIRA
4 11 (7.86%) JUnit
5 10 (7.14%) Maven
6 9 (6.43%) SoapUI
7 8 (5.71%) Git (software)
8 7 (5.00%) Jenkins
8 7 (5.00%) Hudson
9 5 (3.57%) TeamCity
9 5 (3.57%) Bugzilla
9 5 (3.57%) SpecFlow
10 3 (2.14%) Ant
11 1 (0.71%) WATIR
11 1 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.71%) Log4j
11 1 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
General
1 25 (17.86%) Finance
2 11 (7.86%) Retail
3 7 (5.00%) Games
4 3 (2.14%) Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Billing
5 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 32 (22.86%) Developer
2 24 (17.14%) Java Developer
3 23 (16.43%) Applications Support
3 23 (16.43%) Architect
4 16 (11.43%) Team Leader
5 14 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 14 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
6 12 (8.57%) Release Manager
7 10 (7.14%) Analyst
8 9 (6.43%) Test Manager
8 9 (6.43%) Consultant
8 9 (6.43%) Technical Architect
9 8 (5.71%) Software Engineer
9 8 (5.71%) Support Analyst
9 8 (5.71%) Technical Team Leader
9 8 (5.71%) Integration Manager
9 8 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
10 7 (5.00%) Test Team Leader
10 7 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (25.71%) HTML
2 32 (22.86%) .NET
2 32 (22.86%) J2EE
3 22 (15.71%) Middleware
4 20 (14.29%) Web Services
5 19 (13.57%) Spring
6 15 (10.71%) .NET Framework
7 13 (9.29%) JMS
8 12 (8.57%) WCF
8 12 (8.57%) WPF
9 11 (7.86%) Hibernate
9 11 (7.86%) jQuery
10 10 (7.14%) HTML5
11 8 (5.71%) CSS
12 7 (5.00%) SOAP
13 6 (4.29%) JSF
14 5 (3.57%) Java EE
14 5 (3.57%) JSP
15 4 (2.86%) Gherkin
15 4 (2.86%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.43%) Computer Science
2 17 (12.14%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (7.86%) Tandem
4 6 (4.29%) Open Source
5 5 (3.57%) Online Games
6 2 (1.43%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.43%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.71%) DataPower
7 1 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.71%) Clustering
7 1 (0.71%) GIS
7 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 64 (45.71%) Linux
2 41 (29.29%) Windows
3 23 (16.43%) UNIX
4 12 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (27.14%) SOA
2 35 (25.00%) ITIL
3 27 (19.29%) Project Management
4 26 (18.57%) EAI
5 24 (17.14%) Change Management
5 24 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (15.00%) TDD
7 20 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (12.86%) Problem Management
9 17 (12.14%) Workflow
10 16 (11.43%) Software Testing
11 15 (10.71%) OO
12 14 (10.00%) ITIL V2
12 14 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (10.00%) Scrum
13 13 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (8.57%) Analytics
14 12 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
14 12 (8.57%) Software Engineering
15 11 (7.86%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (45.71%) SQL
2 32 (22.86%) JavaScript
3 30 (21.43%) C#
4 19 (13.57%) PHP
5 17 (12.14%) Python
5 17 (12.14%) Ruby
6 15 (10.71%) Shell Script
7 11 (7.86%) C++
8 5 (3.57%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.86%) VBScript
9 4 (2.86%) VBA
9 4 (2.86%) Scala
10 3 (2.14%) Perl
11 2 (1.43%) C
11 2 (1.43%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 25 (17.86%) Degree
2 3 (2.14%) HNC
2 3 (2.14%) HND
3 1 (0.71%) PMP
3 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (22.14%) QA
2 13 (9.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 14 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 12 (8.57%) TIBCO Hawk
3 5 (3.57%) Puppet
4 2 (1.43%) Nagios
5 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (32.86%) Oracle
2 18 (12.86%) TIBCO
3 14 (10.00%) Business Objects
4 13 (9.29%) Red Hat
5 12 (8.57%) JBoss
6 9 (6.43%) WSO2
7 4 (2.86%) Remedy
7 4 (2.86%) BMC
8 3 (2.14%) ATG
8 3 (2.14%) IBM
8 3 (2.14%) webMethods
9 2 (1.43%) HP
9 2 (1.43%) Zend
10 1 (0.71%) ESRI
10 1 (0.71%) CA
10 1 (0.71%) Talend
10 1 (0.71%) Kony
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Merseyside
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + Shares, Pension, Car, 4k Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Crowder Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 23 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago