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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 18 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Java 50 95 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.98% 15.08% 21.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.63% 23.51% 33.08%
Number of salaries quoted 45 88 110
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,783 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.95%
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
320 404 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 57.45% 64.13% 65.66%
Number of salaries quoted 261 369 327
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -3 41 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Southport - 3 £42,500 -
Birkenhead +1 2 £33,750 +22.72%
St Helens - 1 £38,000 - 1
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 45 (37.50%) Linux
2 43 (35.83%) SQL
3 42 (35.00%) C#
4 40 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 33 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (25.83%) QA
6 31 (25.83%) Oracle
7 29 (24.17%) JavaScript
8 27 (22.50%) .NET
8 27 (22.50%) Windows
9 26 (21.67%) HTML
10 24 (20.00%) Finance
11 20 (16.67%) Selenium
12 17 (14.17%) Cucumber
12 17 (14.17%) Oracle Database
13 16 (13.33%) WebDriver
13 16 (13.33%) C++
13 16 (13.33%) UNIX
13 16 (13.33%) Tomcat
13 16 (13.33%) SOA
14 15 (12.50%) J2EE
14 15 (12.50%) WCF
15 14 (11.67%) .NET Framework
15 14 (11.67%) Degree
15 14 (11.67%) ITIL
15 14 (11.67%) Project Management
15 14 (11.67%) Middleware
16 13 (10.83%) Python
16 13 (10.83%) JBoss
16 13 (10.83%) JIRA

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 16 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 13 (10.83%) JBoss
3 8 (6.67%) Apache
3 8 (6.67%) IIS
4 7 (5.83%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (4.17%) TIBCO EMS
5 5 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.17%) Liferay
6 4 (3.33%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.67%) Node.js
7 2 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.67%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.83%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.83%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (5.83%) MS Office
2 5 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.17%) FastStats
3 1 (0.83%) PrintSoft PReS
3 1 (0.83%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.83%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.17%) Oracle Database
3 12 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (8.33%) DB2
5 7 (5.83%) Oracle ODI
5 7 (5.83%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (5.00%) MySQL
6 6 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.17%) Big Data
7 5 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (4.17%) Pentaho
8 4 (3.33%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.67%) Redis
9 2 (1.67%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.67%) SAP BW
9 2 (1.67%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.83%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 20 (16.67%) Selenium
2 17 (14.17%) Cucumber
3 16 (13.33%) WebDriver
4 13 (10.83%) JIRA
5 8 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 7 (5.83%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.17%) SpecFlow
7 5 (4.17%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.17%) Bugzilla
7 5 (4.17%) Subversion
7 5 (4.17%) TeamCity
7 5 (4.17%) Hudson
8 4 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.33%) JUnit
9 2 (1.67%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.67%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.67%) Maven
9 2 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.83%) Ant
10 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (7.50%) Games
3 4 (3.33%) Retail
4 2 (1.67%) Banking
4 2 (1.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.83%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (28.33%) Developer
2 18 (15.00%) Applications Support
2 18 (15.00%) Analyst
3 16 (13.33%) Architect
4 13 (10.83%) Java Developer
5 12 (10.00%) Tester
6 11 (9.17%) Support Analyst
6 11 (9.17%) Automation Tester
6 11 (9.17%) Applications Support Analyst
7 9 (7.50%) Technical Architect
8 7 (5.83%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.17%) Consultant
9 5 (4.17%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (4.17%) Technical Leader
9 5 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Applications Support Engineer
10 4 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (3.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.50%) .NET
2 26 (21.67%) HTML
3 15 (12.50%) J2EE
3 15 (12.50%) WCF
4 14 (11.67%) .NET Framework
4 14 (11.67%) Middleware
5 11 (9.17%) WPF
6 10 (8.33%) Web Services
7 9 (7.50%) Spring
8 8 (6.67%) HTML5
8 8 (6.67%) CSS
9 7 (5.83%) Hibernate
9 7 (5.83%) XML
9 7 (5.83%) SOAP
9 7 (5.83%) JMS
9 7 (5.83%) Oracle Fusion
9 7 (5.83%) jQuery
10 3 (2.50%) JDBC
10 3 (2.50%) JSP
10 3 (2.50%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.33%) Tandem
1 10 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.83%) Online Games
3 6 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.67%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.67%) FMCG
4 2 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.83%) GIS
5 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.83%) Open Source
5 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (37.50%) Linux
2 27 (22.50%) Windows
3 16 (13.33%) UNIX
4 3 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.67%) Android
6 1 (0.83%) Solaris
6 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (13.33%) SOA
3 14 (11.67%) ITIL
3 14 (11.67%) Project Management
4 13 (10.83%) Automated Testing
5 12 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 11 (9.17%) TDD
6 11 (9.17%) Analytics
7 10 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (8.33%) Software Architecture
7 10 (8.33%) Change Management
8 9 (7.50%) EAI
8 9 (7.50%) Problem Management
8 9 (7.50%) Test Automation
9 8 (6.67%) Scrum
9 8 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (6.67%) Workflow
9 8 (6.67%) Test Strategy
10 7 (5.83%) Automation Testing
10 7 (5.83%) OO
Programming Languages
1 43 (35.83%) SQL
2 42 (35.00%) C#
3 29 (24.17%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.33%) C++
5 13 (10.83%) Python
6 11 (9.17%) PHP
6 11 (9.17%) Ruby
7 6 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.17%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.33%) VBScript
9 4 (3.33%) VBA
9 4 (3.33%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.67%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.67%) Perl
11 1 (0.83%) XQuery
11 1 (0.83%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (11.67%) Degree
2 4 (3.33%) HNC
2 4 (3.33%) HND
3 1 (0.83%) ISEB
3 1 (0.83%) PMP
3 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (25.83%) QA
2 7 (5.83%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (4.17%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (0.83%) Puppet
2 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (25.83%) Oracle
2 8 (6.67%) TIBCO
3 5 (4.17%) Business Objects
4 4 (3.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.33%) BMC
4 4 (3.33%) Remedy
5 3 (2.50%) IBM
6 2 (1.67%) SAP
7 1 (0.83%) Cognos
7 1 (0.83%) webMethods
7 1 (0.83%) HP
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.83%) CA
7 1 (0.83%) ESRI
7 1 (0.83%) ATG
7 1 (0.83%) Teradata
7 1 (0.83%) Google
7 1 (0.83%) Tableau
7 1 (0.83%) Talend
7 1 (0.83%) WSO2
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