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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 19 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 46 85 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.48% 13.60% 10.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.56% 20.48% 17.70%
Number of salaries quoted 41 78 51
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £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
262 415 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 54.02% 66.40% 61.92%
Number of salaries quoted 217 375 280
Average salary £36,750 £36,500 £32,528
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.68% +12.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -3 40 £49,500 +10.00% 2
Wirral - 3 £30,750 - 1
Birkenhead - 2 £37,500 -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 39 (41.05%) UNIX
2 30 (31.58%) Oracle
3 29 (30.53%) SOA
3 29 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (27.37%) Oracle Service Bus
4 26 (27.37%) Middleware
5 25 (26.32%) Oracle Fusion
5 25 (26.32%) Oracle ODI
5 25 (26.32%) Oracle Database
5 25 (26.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 23 (24.21%) C#
7 20 (21.05%) Linux
8 17 (17.89%) Windows
8 17 (17.89%) C++
9 16 (16.84%) JavaScript
9 16 (16.84%) .NET
9 16 (16.84%) XML
9 16 (16.84%) Finance
9 16 (16.84%) Software Engineering
10 15 (15.79%) QA
11 14 (14.74%) SQL Server
11 14 (14.74%) HTML
12 13 (13.68%) SQL
12 13 (13.68%) Data Modelling
13 12 (12.63%) J2EE
13 12 (12.63%) Automated Testing
14 11 (11.58%) Technical Architecture
14 11 (11.58%) Waterfall
14 11 (11.58%) OO
15 10 (10.53%) E-Commerce

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 26 (27.37%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (3.16%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.11%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.11%) Node.js
3 2 (2.11%) IIS
3 2 (2.11%) Apache
4 1 (1.05%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.05%) CMS
4 1 (1.05%) Exstream Dialogue
4 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.05%) PrintSoft PReS
2 1 (1.05%) MS Office
2 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) SSL
1 1 (1.05%) Internet
1 1 (1.05%) Telnet
1 1 (1.05%) Firewall
1 1 (1.05%) SSH
1 1 (1.05%) Wireshark
1 1 (1.05%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.32%) Oracle Database 11g
1 25 (26.32%) Oracle ODI
1 25 (26.32%) Oracle Database
2 14 (14.74%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.37%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.32%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.26%) MySQL
6 4 (4.21%) VLDB
7 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.05%) Big Data
8 1 (1.05%) DB2
8 1 (1.05%) MS Access
8 1 (1.05%) SAP BW
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.16%) Selenium
2 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.16%) Subversion
3 2 (2.11%) Moq
3 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.11%) Jasmine
3 2 (2.11%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.11%) NUnit
4 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.05%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.05%) JMeter
4 1 (1.05%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.05%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (1.05%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.05%) WinDbg
4 1 (1.05%) JIRA
General
1 16 (16.84%) Finance
2 9 (9.47%) Banking
3 7 (7.37%) Retail
4 6 (6.32%) Back Office
5 2 (2.11%) Electronics
5 2 (2.11%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Games
6 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (48.42%) Developer
2 24 (25.26%) Oracle Developer
3 15 (15.79%) Architect
3 15 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (14.74%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 14 (14.74%) SOA Developer
5 11 (11.58%) Tester
6 8 (8.42%) Software Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Software Tester
8 5 (5.26%) Automation Tester
8 5 (5.26%) Android Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.21%) QA Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Senior Architect
9 4 (4.21%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Junior
10 3 (3.16%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.37%) Middleware
2 25 (26.32%) Oracle Fusion
3 16 (16.84%) XML
3 16 (16.84%) .NET
4 14 (14.74%) HTML
5 12 (12.63%) J2EE
6 7 (7.37%) CSS
6 7 (7.37%) jQuery
6 7 (7.37%) AngularJS
7 6 (6.32%) Backbone.js
7 6 (6.32%) JAX-RS
7 6 (6.32%) HTML5
7 6 (6.32%) RESTful
8 5 (5.26%) .NET Framework
8 5 (5.26%) Android SDK
9 4 (4.21%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (4.21%) CSS3
9 4 (4.21%) Hibernate
9 4 (4.21%) Web Services
10 3 (3.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) Mathematics
2 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.16%) Open Source
4 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.11%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.11%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.11%) IVR
5 2 (2.11%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.11%) NHS
5 2 (2.11%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.05%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.05%) Biotechnology
6 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 39 (41.05%) UNIX
2 20 (21.05%) Linux
3 17 (17.89%) Windows
4 5 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.53%) SOA
1 29 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (16.84%) Software Engineering
3 13 (13.68%) Data Modelling
4 12 (12.63%) Automated Testing
5 11 (11.58%) Technical Architecture
5 11 (11.58%) Waterfall
5 11 (11.58%) OO
6 10 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 9 (9.47%) OOP
7 9 (9.47%) Manual Testing
8 8 (8.42%) Multithreading
8 8 (8.42%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (8.42%) Scrum
8 8 (8.42%) UML
9 7 (7.37%) TDD
10 6 (6.32%) Test Scripting
10 6 (6.32%) Performance Testing
10 6 (6.32%) Load Testing
11 5 (5.26%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.21%) C#
2 17 (17.89%) C++
3 16 (16.84%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.68%) SQL
5 9 (9.47%) PHP
6 7 (7.37%) Python
7 4 (4.21%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.21%) VB
7 4 (4.21%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.21%) C
8 2 (2.11%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.11%) Ruby
9 1 (1.05%) Groovy
9 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.05%) VBScript
9 1 (1.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.05%) MCP
3 1 (1.05%) MCSE
3 1 (1.05%) CCNA
3 1 (1.05%) ISEB
3 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.79%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (31.58%) Oracle
2 6 (6.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.11%) HP
3 2 (2.11%) TIBCO
3 2 (2.11%) SAP
3 2 (2.11%) IBM
3 2 (2.11%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.05%) Unisys
4 1 (1.05%) Alias
4 1 (1.05%) Google
Wirral, Merseyside
Bluetownonline
Salary: £22k - 30k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Aspect Software
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
360 Resourcing
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago