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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 19 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Java 48 97 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.34% 14.83% 16.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 22.61% 26.05%
Number of salaries quoted 43 93 85
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 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
288 429 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 56.03% 65.60% 64.52%
Number of salaries quoted 231 392 320
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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 27 November 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 27 November 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 44 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Wirral - 3 £35,000 -
Birkenhead - 1 £35,000 -
Southport - 1 £42,500 - 1
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 41 (39.81%) C#
2 33 (32.04%) SQL Server
2 33 (32.04%) Linux
3 31 (30.10%) SQL
4 29 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (27.18%) QA
6 25 (24.27%) Oracle
7 20 (19.42%) JavaScript
7 20 (19.42%) .NET
7 20 (19.42%) Selenium
8 19 (18.45%) Windows
9 18 (17.48%) SOA
9 18 (17.48%) C++
9 18 (17.48%) Finance
10 17 (16.50%) Cucumber
11 16 (15.53%) WebDriver
12 15 (14.56%) Middleware
12 15 (14.56%) HTML
13 14 (13.59%) UNIX
13 14 (13.59%) Oracle Database
14 13 (12.62%) WCF
14 13 (12.62%) JIRA
14 13 (12.62%) Automated Testing
14 13 (12.62%) Python
15 11 (10.68%) Tomcat
15 11 (10.68%) .NET Framework
15 11 (10.68%) Ruby
15 11 (10.68%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (10.68%) Oracle Fusion
15 11 (10.68%) Oracle Service Bus

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 11 (10.68%) Tomcat
1 11 (10.68%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (6.80%) IIS
2 7 (6.80%) JBoss
3 6 (5.83%) Apache
4 4 (3.88%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.88%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (3.88%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.91%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.94%) Node.js
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.97%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) MS Office
2 4 (3.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (2.91%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (32.04%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.59%) Oracle Database
3 11 (10.68%) Oracle ODI
3 11 (10.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (6.80%) DB2
5 4 (3.88%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.91%) MySQL
6 3 (2.91%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.97%) Big Data
8 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.97%) OLTP
8 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.97%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (19.42%) Selenium
2 17 (16.50%) Cucumber
3 16 (15.53%) WebDriver
4 13 (12.62%) JIRA
5 8 (7.77%) SoapUI
6 7 (6.80%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.85%) SpecFlow
7 5 (4.85%) Hudson
7 5 (4.85%) TeamCity
7 5 (4.85%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.85%) Bugzilla
8 4 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.94%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.97%) Ant
10 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.97%) Subversion
10 1 (0.97%) Maven
10 1 (0.97%) eggPlant
General
1 18 (17.48%) Finance
2 10 (9.71%) Games
3 2 (1.94%) Banking
3 2 (1.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (37.86%) Developer
2 14 (13.59%) Analyst
2 14 (13.59%) Tester
3 13 (12.62%) Architect
3 13 (12.62%) Automation Tester
4 9 (8.74%) Applications Support
4 9 (8.74%) Oracle Developer
5 8 (7.77%) Java Developer
5 8 (7.77%) Technical Architect
6 7 (6.80%) Support Analyst
6 7 (6.80%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.85%) Web Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Test Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) Technical Leader
8 4 (3.88%) Android Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Junior
8 4 (3.88%) Test Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.42%) .NET
2 15 (14.56%) HTML
2 15 (14.56%) Middleware
3 13 (12.62%) WCF
4 11 (10.68%) .NET Framework
4 11 (10.68%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (8.74%) WPF
5 9 (8.74%) SOAP
5 9 (8.74%) J2EE
5 9 (8.74%) CSS
6 8 (7.77%) XML
7 7 (6.80%) Web Services
7 7 (6.80%) HTML5
8 6 (5.83%) JMS
9 5 (4.85%) Hibernate
9 5 (4.85%) CSS3
9 5 (4.85%) Backbone.js
9 5 (4.85%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (4.85%) AngularJS
10 4 (3.88%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.77%) Tandem
2 7 (6.80%) Online Games
3 5 (4.85%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.88%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.88%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.94%) FMCG
5 2 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.97%) GIS
6 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.97%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.97%) Open Source
6 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 33 (32.04%) Linux
2 19 (18.45%) Windows
3 14 (13.59%) UNIX
4 5 (4.85%) Android
5 1 (0.97%) Solaris
5 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (17.48%) SOA
3 13 (12.62%) Automated Testing
4 10 (9.71%) Scrum
5 9 (8.74%) TDD
6 8 (7.77%) Project Management
6 8 (7.77%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (7.77%) E-Commerce
6 8 (7.77%) Test Automation
6 8 (7.77%) Software Architecture
6 8 (7.77%) Manual Testing
6 8 (7.77%) Test Strategy
6 8 (7.77%) Automation Testing
7 7 (6.80%) Test Scripting
7 7 (6.80%) OOP
7 7 (6.80%) OO
8 6 (5.83%) ITIL
8 6 (5.83%) Change Management
8 6 (5.83%) Analytics
9 5 (4.85%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 41 (39.81%) C#
2 31 (30.10%) SQL
3 20 (19.42%) JavaScript
4 18 (17.48%) C++
5 13 (12.62%) Python
6 11 (10.68%) Ruby
7 9 (8.74%) PHP
8 6 (5.83%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.88%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.88%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.91%) VBScript
10 3 (2.91%) VBA
11 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.94%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.97%) XQuery
12 1 (0.97%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (8.74%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) HNC
2 2 (1.94%) HND
3 1 (0.97%) ISEB
3 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (27.18%) QA
2 6 (5.83%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 25 (24.27%) Oracle
2 6 (5.83%) TIBCO
3 3 (2.91%) BMC
3 3 (2.91%) SAP
3 3 (2.91%) IBM
3 3 (2.91%) Remedy
4 2 (1.94%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.97%) ESRI
5 1 (0.97%) ATG
5 1 (0.97%) Teradata
5 1 (0.97%) Google
5 1 (0.97%) Tableau
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.97%) Cognos
5 1 (0.97%) CA
5 1 (0.97%) webMethods
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago