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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 21 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 44 90 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.52% 15.38% 15.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.92% 23.26% 24.79%
Number of salaries quoted 43 81 81
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,200 £63,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
260 387 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 56.28% 66.15% 61.10%
Number of salaries quoted 213 359 313
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 42 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Wirral - 4 £37,500 - 2
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 32 (34.04%) Oracle
2 28 (29.79%) UNIX
3 26 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (26.60%) C#
5 24 (25.53%) SOA
5 24 (25.53%) Middleware
6 23 (24.47%) Oracle Database
7 22 (23.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 22 (23.40%) Oracle Service Bus
8 21 (22.34%) Oracle Fusion
8 21 (22.34%) Oracle ODI
9 19 (20.21%) QA
10 18 (19.15%) Linux
10 18 (19.15%) SQL
11 17 (18.09%) HTML
11 17 (18.09%) SQL Server
11 17 (18.09%) XML
12 16 (17.02%) Windows
13 15 (15.96%) C++
13 15 (15.96%) JavaScript
14 13 (13.83%) .NET
14 13 (13.83%) Finance
15 12 (12.77%) J2EE
15 12 (12.77%) PHP
15 12 (12.77%) Waterfall
16 11 (11.70%) Technical Architecture
16 11 (11.70%) Automated Testing
16 11 (11.70%) E-Commerce
17 10 (10.64%) UML
18 9 (9.57%) CSS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 22 (23.40%) Oracle Service Bus
2 6 (6.38%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.32%) Apache
4 4 (4.26%) IIS
4 4 (4.26%) Umbraco
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (3.19%) JBoss
5 3 (3.19%) NetWeaver
6 2 (2.13%) Node.js
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Office
1 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.47%) Oracle Database
2 22 (23.40%) Oracle Database 11g
3 21 (22.34%) Oracle ODI
4 17 (18.09%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.19%) DB2
5 3 (3.19%) SAP BW
5 3 (3.19%) MySQL
5 3 (3.19%) VLDB
6 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.06%) QlikView
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.06%) OLTP
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Selenium
2 6 (6.38%) WebDriver
2 6 (6.38%) Cucumber
3 5 (5.32%) Eclipse
3 5 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.19%) JIRA
5 2 (2.13%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.13%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.06%) eggPlant
6 1 (1.06%) Subversion
6 1 (1.06%) Maven
6 1 (1.06%) Ant
6 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (13.83%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Games
2 4 (4.26%) Retail
3 3 (3.19%) Back Office
4 2 (2.13%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.13%) Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (47.87%) Developer
2 19 (20.21%) Oracle Developer
3 16 (17.02%) Architect
4 15 (15.96%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (13.83%) Tester
6 8 (8.51%) Analyst
6 8 (8.51%) Automation Tester
7 7 (7.45%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 7 (7.45%) SOA Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Android Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Web Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Applications Support
9 4 (4.26%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Software Tester
9 4 (4.26%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Senior Architect
9 4 (4.26%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.19%) QA Test Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.53%) Middleware
2 21 (22.34%) Oracle Fusion
3 17 (18.09%) HTML
3 17 (18.09%) XML
4 13 (13.83%) .NET
5 12 (12.77%) J2EE
6 9 (9.57%) CSS
7 7 (7.45%) HTML5
8 6 (6.38%) Web Services
9 5 (5.32%) WCF
9 5 (5.32%) Backbone.js
9 5 (5.32%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (5.32%) AngularJS
9 5 (5.32%) Android SDK
9 5 (5.32%) CSS3
10 4 (4.26%) jQuery
10 4 (4.26%) SOAP
10 4 (4.26%) Hibernate
11 3 (3.19%) SAP XI
11 3 (3.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Mathematics
2 5 (5.32%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.13%) Online Games
3 2 (2.13%) FMCG
3 2 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.06%) Tandem
4 1 (1.06%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (1.06%) Biotechnology
4 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.06%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.06%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 28 (29.79%) UNIX
2 18 (19.15%) Linux
3 16 (17.02%) Windows
4 6 (6.38%) Android
5 1 (1.06%) Solaris
5 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.53%) SOA
3 12 (12.77%) Waterfall
4 11 (11.70%) E-Commerce
4 11 (11.70%) Automated Testing
4 11 (11.70%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (10.64%) UML
6 9 (9.57%) Data Modelling
7 8 (8.51%) Manual Testing
8 7 (7.45%) Software Engineering
8 7 (7.45%) OOP
9 5 (5.32%) OO
9 5 (5.32%) Scrum
9 5 (5.32%) Regression Testing
9 5 (5.32%) TDD
9 5 (5.32%) Performance Testing
9 5 (5.32%) Kanban
9 5 (5.32%) Android Development
9 5 (5.32%) Analytics
9 5 (5.32%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.60%) C#
2 18 (19.15%) SQL
3 15 (15.96%) C++
3 15 (15.96%) JavaScript
4 12 (12.77%) PHP
5 8 (8.51%) Python
6 6 (6.38%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.19%) VB
7 3 (3.19%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.19%) C
7 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.13%) Ruby
8 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.13%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.06%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (9.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) HNC
2 1 (1.06%) HND
2 1 (1.06%) ISEB
2 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.21%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) GAMP
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
Vendors
1 32 (34.04%) Oracle
2 4 (4.26%) SAP
3 3 (3.19%) IBM
4 2 (2.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.13%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.13%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.06%) Teradata
5 1 (1.06%) Google
5 1 (1.06%) Tableau
5 1 (1.06%) CA
5 1 (1.06%) Cognos
Wirral, Merseyside
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + up to 30% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £58000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Wirral
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago