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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 28 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 25 45 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.00% 9.09% 12.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.95% 17.93% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 19 38 80
Average salary £37,500 £49,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.24% +16.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £61,950 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
193 251 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 46.28% 50.71% 60.31%
Number of salaries quoted 152 205 359
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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 -3 21 £37,500 -25.00% 8
Southport -1 2 - -
Wirral 0 1 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 40 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (46.99%) HTML
3 36 (43.37%) QA
4 30 (36.14%) CSS
5 27 (32.53%) Degree
6 26 (31.33%) Web Services
7 25 (30.12%) JavaScript
8 24 (28.92%) .NET
9 23 (27.71%) Linux
10 21 (25.30%) SQL
11 20 (24.10%) C#
12 19 (22.89%) Shell Script
12 19 (22.89%) JIRA
12 19 (22.89%) Selenium
12 19 (22.89%) Automated Testing
13 18 (21.69%) Oracle
14 17 (20.48%) Spring
14 17 (20.48%) Software Engineering
15 16 (19.28%) Analytics
15 16 (19.28%) PHP
15 16 (19.28%) Unix
16 13 (15.66%) JBoss
16 13 (15.66%) Workflow
16 13 (15.66%) Computer Science
16 13 (15.66%) User Acceptance Testing
16 13 (15.66%) Functional Testing
16 13 (15.66%) WebDriver
17 12 (14.46%) Test Scripting
17 12 (14.46%) Defect Management
18 11 (13.25%) Android

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 13 (15.66%) JBoss
2 5 (6.02%) K2 blackpearl
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.02%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (6.02%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (6.02%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.82%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.61%) Apache Pig
4 3 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.41%) Mule
5 2 (2.41%) Node.js
6 1 (1.20%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.20%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) InfoPath
2 4 (4.82%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.41%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.61%) SAP BPC
2 3 (3.61%) SAP CRM
2 3 (3.61%) SAP ERP
2 3 (3.61%) SAP SCM
2 3 (3.61%) Visualfiles
3 2 (2.41%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Office 365
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) Intranet
2 4 (4.82%) PuTTY
2 4 (4.82%) WinSCP
3 1 (1.20%) Firewall
3 1 (1.20%) NAS
3 1 (1.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) Oracle Database
1 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) MySQL
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle ODI
2 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.82%) Big Data
3 4 (4.82%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (3.61%) Apache Hive
4 3 (3.61%) Redis
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (22.89%) JIRA
1 19 (22.89%) Selenium
2 13 (15.66%) WebDriver
3 11 (13.25%) Cucumber
3 11 (13.25%) Jenkins
4 8 (9.64%) JMeter
5 7 (8.43%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.82%) Ant
6 4 (4.82%) Gerrit
6 4 (4.82%) Mercurial
6 4 (4.82%) TortoiseSVN
6 4 (4.82%) WATIR
7 3 (3.61%) Bugzilla
7 3 (3.61%) Gradle
7 3 (3.61%) Hudson
7 3 (3.61%) LSMW
7 3 (3.61%) Maven
7 3 (3.61%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (3.61%) Subversion
8 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (12.05%) Finance
1 10 (12.05%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.64%) Manufacturing
3 7 (8.43%) Electronics
3 7 (8.43%) Marketing
4 4 (4.82%) Legal
5 3 (3.61%) Law
6 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (56.63%) Developer
2 20 (24.10%) Java Developer
3 19 (22.89%) Software Developer
4 15 (18.07%) Java Software Developer
4 15 (18.07%) Tester
5 14 (16.87%) Analyst
6 13 (15.66%) QA Engineer
7 11 (13.25%) Java Engineer
7 11 (13.25%) Selenium Tester
8 10 (12.05%) QA Tester
9 9 (10.84%) Android Developer
9 9 (10.84%) QA Analyst
9 9 (10.84%) QA Test Analyst
9 9 (10.84%) QA Test Engineer
9 9 (10.84%) Test Engineer
10 8 (9.64%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 7 (8.43%) Test Analyst
12 6 (7.23%) Administrator
12 6 (7.23%) Applications Developer
12 6 (7.23%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (46.99%) HTML
2 30 (36.14%) CSS
3 26 (31.33%) Web Services
4 24 (28.92%) .NET
5 17 (20.48%) Spring
6 10 (12.05%) HTML5
6 10 (12.05%) XML
7 8 (9.64%) jQuery
7 8 (9.64%) JSON
8 5 (6.02%) CSS3
8 5 (6.02%) JMS
8 5 (6.02%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (3.61%) BAPI
9 3 (3.61%) Hibernate
9 3 (3.61%) Middleware
9 3 (3.61%) SAP PI
9 3 (3.61%) SAP Smart Forms
9 3 (3.61%) SAP XI
9 3 (3.61%) Struts
9 3 (3.61%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.64%) User Experience
3 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.82%) NHS
4 3 (3.61%) FMCG
5 2 (2.41%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.41%) Social Network
6 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.20%) Fintech
6 1 (1.20%) iPad
6 1 (1.20%) Life Science
6 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.71%) Linux
2 16 (19.28%) Unix
3 11 (13.25%) Android
3 11 (13.25%) Apple iOS
4 7 (8.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.89%) Automated Testing
3 17 (20.48%) Software Engineering
4 16 (19.28%) Analytics
5 13 (15.66%) Functional Testing
5 13 (15.66%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (15.66%) Workflow
6 12 (14.46%) Defect Management
6 12 (14.46%) Test Scripting
7 9 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (10.84%) E-Commerce
7 9 (10.84%) QA Automation
7 9 (10.84%) Regression Testing
7 9 (10.84%) SDLC
7 9 (10.84%) TDD
8 8 (9.64%) Web Development
9 7 (8.43%) Android Development
9 7 (8.43%) BDD
9 7 (8.43%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (8.43%) OO
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.12%) JavaScript
2 21 (25.30%) SQL
3 20 (24.10%) C#
4 19 (22.89%) Shell Script
5 16 (19.28%) PHP
6 9 (10.84%) Objective-C
6 9 (10.84%) Ruby
7 6 (7.23%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.82%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.82%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 3 (3.61%) ABAP
9 3 (3.61%) Perl
9 3 (3.61%) SAPscript
10 2 (2.41%) C
10 2 (2.41%) Clojure
10 2 (2.41%) COBOL
10 2 (2.41%) Groovy
10 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (32.53%) Degree
2 5 (6.02%) HND
3 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (43.37%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Docker
1 3 (3.61%) HDFS
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (21.69%) Oracle
2 10 (12.05%) SAP
3 7 (8.43%) HP
4 5 (6.02%) Nintex
4 5 (6.02%) Telerik
5 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.41%) Progress
7 1 (1.20%) ATG
7 1 (1.20%) Citrix
7 1 (1.20%) Sencha
7 1 (1.20%) VMware
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