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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 12 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 63 55 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.85% 9.15% 12.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.30% 16.82% 20.67%
Number of salaries quoted 33 52 69
Average salary £43,500 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,750 £50,000
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
215 327 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 47.25% 54.41% 58.69%
Number of salaries quoted 166 284 333
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +4 31 £48,500 +7.77% 3
Southport +2 15 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Birkenhead +5 5 - - 1
Wallasey - 3 £47,500 - 1
St Helens +6 2 £25,000 -34.21% 1
Wirral +12 1 £25,000 -3.84%
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 47 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (43.69%) Oracle
3 32 (31.07%) JavaScript
4 31 (30.10%) HTML
4 31 (30.10%) UNIX
5 26 (25.24%) SOA
5 26 (25.24%) Degree
6 24 (23.30%) .NET
6 24 (23.30%) SQL
7 23 (22.33%) XML
7 23 (22.33%) Unit Testing
8 22 (21.36%) Oracle Database 11g
8 22 (21.36%) Oracle Fusion
8 22 (21.36%) Oracle Service Bus
8 22 (21.36%) MongoDB
8 22 (21.36%) Oracle ODI
8 22 (21.36%) Oracle Database
8 22 (21.36%) CSS
8 22 (21.36%) Web Services
8 22 (21.36%) Middleware
9 21 (20.39%) J2EE
10 20 (19.42%) SOAP
10 20 (19.42%) Scrum
10 20 (19.42%) QA
11 19 (18.45%) Open Source
11 19 (18.45%) Linux
12 18 (17.48%) C#
12 18 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (17.48%) Software Engineering
13 17 (16.50%) Spring

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (21.36%) Oracle Service Bus
2 13 (12.62%) JBoss
3 8 (7.77%) IIS
4 7 (6.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (4.85%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (4.85%) Liferay
6 4 (3.88%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.97%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.97%) Exstream Dialogue
8 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Office
1 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.94%) MS Project
2 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.97%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (3.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (3.88%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.88%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (3.88%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.97%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.36%) Oracle Database 11g
1 22 (21.36%) MongoDB
1 22 (21.36%) Oracle ODI
1 22 (21.36%) Oracle Database
2 17 (16.50%) SQL Server
3 13 (12.62%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.77%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.85%) Redis
5 5 (4.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (3.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.88%) MySQL
6 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.97%) DB2
7 1 (0.97%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 14 (13.59%) Ant
1 14 (13.59%) Maven
2 13 (12.62%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.77%) Selenium
3 8 (7.77%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.85%) JUnit
4 5 (4.85%) Log4j
4 5 (4.85%) Selenium IDE
5 4 (3.88%) NUnit
5 4 (3.88%) Subversion
5 4 (3.88%) PHPUnit
5 4 (3.88%) Moq
6 3 (2.91%) Rational Functional Tester
6 3 (2.91%) SilkTest
6 3 (2.91%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.94%) JMeter
8 1 (0.97%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.97%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.97%) JIRA
General
1 8 (7.77%) Retail
2 7 (6.80%) Finance
3 5 (4.85%) Back Office
4 4 (3.88%) Electronics
4 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.88%) Banking
5 2 (1.94%) Games
6 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (58.25%) Developer
2 21 (20.39%) Java Developer
3 16 (15.53%) Oracle Developer
4 15 (14.56%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 15 (14.56%) SOA Developer
5 13 (12.62%) Analyst
6 9 (8.74%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Architect
7 6 (5.83%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.85%) Consultant
8 5 (4.85%) QA Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) PHP Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Oracle Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.88%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) Oracle HR Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (30.10%) HTML
2 24 (23.30%) .NET
3 23 (22.33%) XML
4 22 (21.36%) Middleware
4 22 (21.36%) CSS
4 22 (21.36%) Web Services
4 22 (21.36%) Oracle Fusion
5 21 (20.39%) J2EE
6 20 (19.42%) SOAP
7 17 (16.50%) Spring
8 13 (12.62%) Hibernate
8 13 (12.62%) JDBC
9 12 (11.65%) REST
10 9 (8.74%) WSDL
11 8 (7.77%) XHTML
11 8 (7.77%) jQuery
11 8 (7.77%) HornetQ
12 6 (5.83%) HTML5
13 5 (4.85%) JPA
13 5 (4.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.85%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.88%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.88%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.88%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.88%) IVR
5 3 (2.91%) User Experience
6 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.94%) NHS
7 1 (0.97%) LIMS
7 1 (0.97%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.97%) AS400
7 1 (0.97%) APACS
7 1 (0.97%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 31 (30.10%) UNIX
2 19 (18.45%) Linux
3 16 (15.53%) Windows
4 8 (7.77%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (4.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (25.24%) SOA
3 23 (22.33%) Unit Testing
4 20 (19.42%) Scrum
5 19 (18.45%) Open Source
6 18 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (17.48%) Software Engineering
7 16 (15.53%) SDLC
8 15 (14.56%) TDD
9 14 (13.59%) Waterfall
10 13 (12.62%) Analytics
10 13 (12.62%) MVC
11 12 (11.65%) BDD
12 11 (10.68%) Automated Testing
13 9 (8.74%) OOP
13 9 (8.74%) OO
14 8 (7.77%) E-Commerce
14 8 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (7.77%) OWASP
14 8 (7.77%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.07%) JavaScript
2 24 (23.30%) SQL
3 18 (17.48%) C#
4 10 (9.71%) C++
4 10 (9.71%) PHP
5 6 (5.83%) Perl
6 5 (4.85%) Python
6 5 (4.85%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.85%) Ruby
7 4 (3.88%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.88%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.88%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.91%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.94%) ABAP
9 2 (1.94%) C
10 1 (0.97%) SAPscript
10 1 (0.97%) LINC
10 1 (0.97%) Groovy
10 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (25.24%) Degree
2 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.88%) ISEB
2 4 (3.88%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.42%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.97%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (43.69%) Oracle
2 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.85%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.85%) SAP
4 4 (3.88%) Cognos
5 2 (1.94%) HP
5 2 (1.94%) IBM
6 1 (0.97%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.97%) Unisys
Wallasey, Merseyside
Nixor Resource Consulting Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Helens, Merseyside
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
RMI International
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birkenhead
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago