The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 17 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 70 74 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.80% 12.35% 14.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.34% 19.79% 22.88%
Number of salaries quoted 65 66 94
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
362 374 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.86% 62.44% 62.91%
Number of salaries quoted 319 341 404
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Java
North West

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -1 58 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Southport - 6 £42,500 -
Wirral -11 3 £26,000 -30.66%
Birkenhead - 3 £30,000 - 1
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 68 (44.44%) SQL
2 66 (43.14%) Linux
3 55 (35.95%) Oracle
4 49 (32.03%) SQL Server
5 44 (28.76%) Windows
5 44 (28.76%) SOA
6 42 (27.45%) MySQL
7 41 (26.80%) HTML
8 37 (24.18%) J2EE
9 36 (23.53%) ITIL
10 35 (22.88%) JavaScript
11 32 (20.92%) C#
11 32 (20.92%) .NET
11 32 (20.92%) QA
12 30 (19.61%) Middleware
13 29 (18.95%) UNIX
14 27 (17.65%) Project Management
15 26 (16.99%) Finance
15 26 (16.99%) EAI
15 26 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (16.99%) Spring
15 26 (16.99%) Degree
15 26 (16.99%) Oracle Database
16 25 (16.34%) TDD
17 24 (15.69%) DB2
17 24 (15.69%) Change Management
17 24 (15.69%) Disaster Recovery
18 23 (15.03%) PHP
18 23 (15.03%) Computer Science
18 23 (15.03%) Selenium

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (10.46%) WebSphere
2 15 (9.80%) Liferay
3 13 (8.50%) TIBCO EMS
4 12 (7.84%) Tomcat
5 8 (5.23%) Apache
6 4 (2.61%) IIS
7 2 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.31%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.31%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.31%) WebLogic Integration
7 2 (1.31%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (1.31%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.31%) Mule
8 1 (0.65%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.65%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.65%) Jetty
8 1 (0.65%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.65%) Exstream Dialogue
8 1 (0.65%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 15 (9.80%) FastStats
2 5 (3.27%) MS Office
3 4 (2.61%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.31%) DOC1
4 2 (1.31%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 12 (7.84%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (2.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.31%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.31%) Exstream
3 2 (1.31%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.27%) HTTP
2 3 (1.96%) Intranet
2 3 (1.96%) Internet
3 2 (1.31%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (32.03%) SQL Server
2 42 (27.45%) MySQL
3 26 (16.99%) Oracle Database
4 24 (15.69%) DB2
5 16 (10.46%) Oracle Reports
5 16 (10.46%) Big Data
6 15 (9.80%) Crystal Reports
6 15 (9.80%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (9.80%) Pentaho
7 10 (6.54%) Hadoop
7 10 (6.54%) Relational Database
8 8 (5.23%) Apache Hive
9 7 (4.58%) Redis
10 6 (3.92%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.65%) Oracle Discoverer
12 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.65%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 23 (15.03%) Selenium
2 18 (11.76%) Subversion
3 17 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 16 (10.46%) Maven
5 14 (9.15%) Eclipse
6 13 (8.50%) JUnit
7 11 (7.19%) JIRA
7 11 (7.19%) Hudson
7 11 (7.19%) SoapUI
7 11 (7.19%) WebDriver
7 11 (7.19%) Jenkins
8 10 (6.54%) Git (software)
9 7 (4.58%) Ant
10 5 (3.27%) TeamCity
10 5 (3.27%) SpecFlow
10 5 (3.27%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.65%) Log4j
11 1 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.65%) WATIR
11 1 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 26 (16.99%) Finance
2 12 (7.84%) Retail
3 7 (4.58%) Games
4 4 (2.61%) Banking
5 2 (1.31%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.65%) Billing
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (26.14%) Developer
2 32 (20.92%) Java Developer
3 26 (16.99%) Architect
4 23 (15.03%) Applications Support
5 18 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (10.46%) Team Leader
7 15 (9.80%) Applications Support Engineer
7 15 (9.80%) Support Engineer
8 12 (7.84%) Release Manager
9 10 (6.54%) Software Engineer
9 10 (6.54%) Analyst
10 9 (5.88%) Test Manager
10 9 (5.88%) Consultant
10 9 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
11 8 (5.23%) Technical Team Leader
11 8 (5.23%) Technical Architect
11 8 (5.23%) Support Analyst
11 8 (5.23%) Applications Support Analyst
11 8 (5.23%) Test Engineer
11 8 (5.23%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (26.80%) HTML
2 37 (24.18%) J2EE
3 32 (20.92%) .NET
4 30 (19.61%) Middleware
5 26 (16.99%) Spring
6 21 (13.73%) Web Services
7 17 (11.11%) Hibernate
8 14 (9.15%) .NET Framework
8 14 (9.15%) JMS
9 13 (8.50%) jQuery
10 12 (7.84%) CSS
11 11 (7.19%) WCF
11 11 (7.19%) WPF
12 10 (6.54%) HTML5
12 10 (6.54%) Java EE
12 10 (6.54%) JSP
13 9 (5.88%) Servlets
14 8 (5.23%) JSF
14 8 (5.23%) Spring MVC
14 8 (5.23%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.03%) Computer Science
2 17 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (7.84%) Open Source
4 10 (6.54%) Tandem
5 5 (3.27%) Online Games
6 2 (1.31%) DataPower
6 2 (1.31%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.31%) Clustering
6 2 (1.31%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.31%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.31%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.65%) GIS
7 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 66 (43.14%) Linux
2 44 (28.76%) Windows
3 29 (18.95%) UNIX
4 12 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.76%) SOA
2 36 (23.53%) ITIL
3 27 (17.65%) Project Management
4 26 (16.99%) EAI
4 26 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (16.34%) TDD
6 24 (15.69%) Change Management
6 24 (15.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (12.42%) OO
7 19 (12.42%) Scrum
7 19 (12.42%) Problem Management
8 18 (11.76%) Software Testing
8 18 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (11.76%) Workflow
9 15 (9.80%) Software Engineering
9 15 (9.80%) UML
9 15 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (9.80%) ITIL V2
10 13 (8.50%) Analytics
10 13 (8.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 68 (44.44%) SQL
2 35 (22.88%) JavaScript
3 32 (20.92%) C#
4 23 (15.03%) PHP
5 20 (13.07%) Shell Script
6 17 (11.11%) Ruby
6 17 (11.11%) Python
7 13 (8.50%) C++
8 7 (4.58%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.27%) Scala
10 4 (2.61%) VBScript
10 4 (2.61%) VBA
11 3 (1.96%) Perl
11 3 (1.96%) C
12 2 (1.31%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 26 (16.99%) Degree
2 3 (1.96%) HNC
2 3 (1.96%) HND
3 1 (0.65%) PMP
3 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (20.92%) QA
2 13 (8.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 15 (9.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 12 (7.84%) TIBCO Hawk
3 6 (3.92%) Puppet
4 2 (1.31%) Nagios
5 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 55 (35.95%) Oracle
2 18 (11.76%) TIBCO
3 15 (9.80%) Business Objects
3 15 (9.80%) WSO2
4 13 (8.50%) JBoss
4 13 (8.50%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.61%) BMC
5 4 (2.61%) IBM
5 4 (2.61%) Remedy
5 4 (2.61%) ATG
6 3 (1.96%) Zend
6 3 (1.96%) webMethods
7 2 (1.31%) HP
7 2 (1.31%) Kony
8 1 (0.65%) ESRI
8 1 (0.65%) Facebook
8 1 (0.65%) Twitter
8 1 (0.65%) Talend
Merseyside
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + Shares, Pension, Car, 4k Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Crowder Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 15 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago