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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 18 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Java 56 74 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.29% 12.15% 18.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.82% 20.73% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 53 69 107
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,589
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.45%
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
333 357 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.22% 58.62% 64.79%
Number of salaries quoted 286 332 375
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,150 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -2 47 £43,750 -5.40% 8
Southport - 3 £42,500 -
Birkenhead -2 2 £31,250 +13.63% 1
Wirral -12 1 £26,000 -30.66% 1
St Helens - 1 £38,000 - 1
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 61 (49.59%) SQL
2 57 (46.34%) Linux
3 46 (37.40%) SQL Server
4 36 (29.27%) Oracle
5 34 (27.64%) Windows
6 32 (26.02%) ITIL
7 31 (25.20%) .NET
7 31 (25.20%) C#
8 29 (23.58%) SOA
8 29 (23.58%) QA
9 28 (22.76%) JavaScript
10 27 (21.95%) HTML
11 24 (19.51%) DB2
11 24 (19.51%) EAI
11 24 (19.51%) Change Management
12 23 (18.70%) Project Management
12 23 (18.70%) Degree
13 22 (17.89%) Disaster Recovery
13 22 (17.89%) Finance
13 22 (17.89%) J2EE
13 22 (17.89%) Oracle Database
14 21 (17.07%) Computer Science
15 18 (14.63%) Selenium
15 18 (14.63%) UNIX
16 17 (13.82%) Ruby
17 16 (13.01%) TIBCO
17 16 (13.01%) MySQL
18 15 (12.20%) PHP
18 15 (12.20%) Python
18 15 (12.20%) Middleware

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (10.57%) Tomcat
1 13 (10.57%) TIBCO EMS
2 11 (8.94%) Liferay
3 8 (6.50%) Apache
3 8 (6.50%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.07%) IIS
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.63%) NetWeaver
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.81%) Jetty
6 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.81%) Mule
6 1 (0.81%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.81%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 11 (8.94%) FastStats
2 6 (4.88%) MS Office
3 5 (4.07%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.81%) DOC1
4 1 (0.81%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 12 (9.76%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (3.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.81%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (37.40%) SQL Server
2 24 (19.51%) DB2
3 22 (17.89%) Oracle Database
4 16 (13.01%) MySQL
5 13 (10.57%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (10.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (8.94%) Pentaho
6 11 (8.94%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (4.88%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.25%) Big Data
8 4 (3.25%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.63%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.63%) Redis
9 2 (1.63%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.63%) SAP BW
9 2 (1.63%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.81%) Infinispan
10 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (14.63%) Selenium
2 15 (12.20%) Cucumber
3 13 (10.57%) JIRA
3 13 (10.57%) WebDriver
4 12 (9.76%) Subversion
5 9 (7.32%) SoapUI
6 8 (6.50%) Eclipse
7 6 (4.88%) Jenkins
8 5 (4.07%) SpecFlow
8 5 (4.07%) Bugzilla
8 5 (4.07%) JUnit
8 5 (4.07%) Hudson
8 5 (4.07%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.44%) Maven
10 2 (1.63%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.63%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.81%) WATIR
11 1 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.81%) Ant
General
1 22 (17.89%) Finance
2 9 (7.32%) Games
3 6 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (0.81%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (19.51%) Developer
2 22 (17.89%) Applications Support
3 17 (13.82%) Architect
4 16 (13.01%) Team Leader
5 14 (11.38%) Java Developer
6 13 (10.57%) Analyst
7 11 (8.94%) Support Engineer
7 11 (8.94%) Applications Support Engineer
8 10 (8.13%) Release Manager
9 9 (7.32%) Applications Support Analyst
9 9 (7.32%) Support Analyst
9 9 (7.32%) Technical Architect
10 8 (6.50%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (6.50%) Tester
10 8 (6.50%) Technical Team Leader
10 8 (6.50%) Automation Tester
11 7 (5.69%) Testing Manager
11 7 (5.69%) Technical Leader
11 7 (5.69%) Integration Manager
11 7 (5.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (25.20%) .NET
2 27 (21.95%) HTML
3 22 (17.89%) J2EE
4 15 (12.20%) Middleware
4 15 (12.20%) .NET Framework
5 14 (11.38%) Web Services
6 13 (10.57%) WCF
7 12 (9.76%) WPF
7 12 (9.76%) JMS
8 9 (7.32%) SOAP
8 9 (7.32%) Spring
9 6 (4.88%) jQuery
9 6 (4.88%) CSS
9 6 (4.88%) HTML5
10 5 (4.07%) Hibernate
11 4 (3.25%) XML
12 3 (2.44%) JDBC
12 3 (2.44%) J2SE
13 2 (1.63%) Struts
13 2 (1.63%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.07%) Computer Science
2 15 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (8.94%) Tandem
4 7 (5.69%) Online Games
5 3 (2.44%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.63%) FMCG
6 2 (1.63%) Open Source
6 2 (1.63%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.81%) GIS
7 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 57 (46.34%) Linux
2 34 (27.64%) Windows
3 18 (14.63%) UNIX
4 10 (8.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.02%) ITIL
2 29 (23.58%) SOA
3 24 (19.51%) Change Management
3 24 (19.51%) EAI
4 23 (18.70%) Project Management
5 22 (17.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (12.20%) Problem Management
7 14 (11.38%) Workflow
8 12 (9.76%) Software Testing
8 12 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (9.76%) E-Commerce
9 11 (8.94%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (8.94%) TDD
9 11 (8.94%) Software Architecture
9 11 (8.94%) ITIL V2
10 10 (8.13%) Test Automation
11 9 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (7.32%) Release Management
11 9 (7.32%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 61 (49.59%) SQL
2 31 (25.20%) C#
3 28 (22.76%) JavaScript
4 17 (13.82%) Ruby
5 15 (12.20%) Python
5 15 (12.20%) PHP
6 12 (9.76%) Shell Script
7 10 (8.13%) C++
8 5 (4.07%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.25%) VBScript
9 4 (3.25%) VBA
10 2 (1.63%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.63%) Perl
11 1 (0.81%) Groovy
11 1 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (18.70%) Degree
2 4 (3.25%) HNC
2 4 (3.25%) HND
3 1 (0.81%) PMP
3 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (23.58%) QA
2 14 (11.38%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (9.76%) TIBCO Hawk
2 11 (8.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.81%) Puppet
3 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (29.27%) Oracle
2 16 (13.01%) TIBCO
3 12 (9.76%) JBoss
4 11 (8.94%) Business Objects
4 11 (8.94%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.25%) IBM
5 4 (3.25%) BMC
5 4 (3.25%) Remedy
6 3 (2.44%) webMethods
6 3 (2.44%) ATG
6 3 (2.44%) WSO2
7 2 (1.63%) SAP
8 1 (0.81%) Cognos
8 1 (0.81%) CA
8 1 (0.81%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.81%) HP
8 1 (0.81%) Teradata
8 1 (0.81%) Zend
8 1 (0.81%) Tableau
8 1 (0.81%) Talend
Liverpool, Merseyside
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Vertical IT
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London or Liverpool
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
360 Resourcing
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Wirral
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + dental, medical, pension, bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago