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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 21 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Java 45 81 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.13% 12.42% 7.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.07% 20.82% 12.64%
Number of salaries quoted 38 78 27
Average salary £49,500 £41,750 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.56% +0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,950 £65,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
249 389 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 50.51% 59.66% 58.56%
Number of salaries quoted 200 357 239
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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 -7 35 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Wirral - 6 £45,000 -
Birkenhead - 2 £37,500 -
Southport +4 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 43 (47.78%) UNIX
2 33 (36.67%) SOA
3 32 (35.56%) Oracle
4 30 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
5 29 (32.22%) Oracle Fusion
5 29 (32.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 29 (32.22%) Oracle ODI
5 29 (32.22%) Oracle Database
6 28 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (30.00%) Middleware
8 18 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 17 (18.89%) .NET
10 15 (16.67%) XML
10 15 (16.67%) SQL
10 15 (16.67%) C#
11 14 (15.56%) JavaScript
12 13 (14.44%) HTML
12 13 (14.44%) Linux
12 13 (14.44%) OO
12 13 (14.44%) Data Modelling
12 13 (14.44%) Finance
13 12 (13.33%) J2EE
13 12 (13.33%) SQL Server
14 11 (12.22%) Windows
14 11 (12.22%) Retail
14 11 (12.22%) Technical Architecture
14 11 (12.22%) Waterfall
15 10 (11.11%) Degree
15 10 (11.11%) Multithreading
15 10 (11.11%) C++

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 30 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (4.44%) Liferay
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.22%) Apache
5 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.11%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.11%) Exstream Dialogue
5 1 (1.11%) CMS
5 1 (1.11%) IIS
5 1 (1.11%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.11%) PrintSoft PReS
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
2 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.11%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.11%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.11%) SSH
2 1 (1.11%) Firewall
2 1 (1.11%) Telnet
2 1 (1.11%) SSL
2 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (32.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 29 (32.22%) Oracle ODI
1 29 (32.22%) Oracle Database
2 12 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.78%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.67%) MySQL
4 6 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.44%) VLDB
5 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.44%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) DB2
7 1 (1.11%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.44%) Subversion
2 4 (4.44%) NUnit
2 4 (4.44%) Moq
3 3 (3.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.22%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.22%) Selenium
5 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.11%) WinDbg
5 1 (1.11%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (1.11%) LoadUI
5 1 (1.11%) JIRA
5 1 (1.11%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.11%) JMeter
5 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (14.44%) Finance
2 11 (12.22%) Retail
3 8 (8.89%) Back Office
4 7 (7.78%) Banking
5 4 (4.44%) Electronics
6 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.11%) Games
7 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (46.67%) Developer
2 28 (31.11%) Oracle Developer
3 19 (21.11%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 19 (21.11%) SOA Developer
4 15 (16.67%) Architect
4 15 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Tester
6 7 (7.78%) Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Applications Support
8 5 (5.56%) Software Tester
9 4 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) PHP Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Senior Architect
9 4 (4.44%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.44%) AWS Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Android Developer
11 2 (2.22%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (32.22%) Oracle Fusion
2 27 (30.00%) Middleware
3 17 (18.89%) .NET
4 15 (16.67%) XML
5 13 (14.44%) HTML
6 12 (13.33%) J2EE
7 7 (7.78%) .NET Framework
7 7 (7.78%) jQuery
7 7 (7.78%) AngularJS
7 7 (7.78%) CSS
8 6 (6.67%) Backbone.js
8 6 (6.67%) JAX-RS
8 6 (6.67%) RESTful
9 4 (4.44%) VXML
9 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.44%) SOAP
9 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (4.44%) Ajax
9 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (4.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) Mathematics
2 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.44%) IVR
3 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.44%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.44%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.44%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.33%) Open Source
5 2 (2.22%) NHS
6 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.11%) Biotechnology
6 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 43 (47.78%) UNIX
2 13 (14.44%) Linux
3 11 (12.22%) Windows
4 3 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.67%) SOA
2 28 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 13 (14.44%) OO
4 13 (14.44%) Data Modelling
5 11 (12.22%) Technical Architecture
5 11 (12.22%) Waterfall
6 10 (11.11%) Multithreading
7 9 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 9 (10.00%) Scrum
8 8 (8.89%) UML
8 8 (8.89%) OOP
8 8 (8.89%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (6.67%) TDD
9 6 (6.67%) MVC
9 6 (6.67%) Performance Testing
9 6 (6.67%) Load Testing
9 6 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 6 (6.67%) Test Scripting
10 5 (5.56%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.67%) SQL
1 15 (16.67%) C#
2 14 (15.56%) JavaScript
3 10 (11.11%) C++
4 9 (10.00%) PHP
5 5 (5.56%) C
6 4 (4.44%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.44%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.44%) VB
6 4 (4.44%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.33%) Python
8 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.11%) Ruby
9 1 (1.11%) Groovy
9 1 (1.11%) VBScript
9 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.11%) MCP
3 1 (1.11%) MCSE
3 1 (1.11%) ISEB
3 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (35.56%) Oracle
2 8 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.44%) Cognos
4 2 (2.22%) IBM
4 2 (2.22%) HP
4 2 (2.22%) SAP
4 2 (2.22%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.11%) Alias
5 1 (1.11%) Unisys
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Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £78000 per annum + up to 30% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS
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Salary: £28,200 - £31,100
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