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 April 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 18 24 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs citing Java 84 35 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.65% 7.34% 18.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.74% 12.28% 30.67%
Number of salaries quoted 81 29 91
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £57,500
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
405 285 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 60.99% 59.75% 58.79%
Number of salaries quoted 371 248 342
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +13 82 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Southport - 1 £40,000 -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 83 (47.70%) Oracle
2 75 (43.10%) MySQL
3 66 (37.93%) SOA
4 65 (37.36%) SQL
5 59 (33.91%) Middleware
6 56 (32.18%) HTML
7 55 (31.61%) J2EE
8 53 (30.46%) Linux
9 45 (25.86%) JavaScript
9 45 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (25.29%) Spring
11 43 (24.71%) TDD
11 43 (24.71%) UML
11 43 (24.71%) OO
12 42 (24.14%) WSO2
13 40 (22.99%) Hibernate
14 39 (22.41%) SQL Server
14 39 (22.41%) Open Source
15 38 (21.84%) Windows
16 36 (20.69%) UNIX
17 35 (20.11%) OOD
17 35 (20.11%) CSS
17 35 (20.11%) MVC
18 31 (17.82%) Servlets
19 29 (16.67%) JSP
19 29 (16.67%) QA
20 28 (16.09%) Java EE
20 28 (16.09%) jQuery
20 28 (16.09%) Web Services
21 27 (15.52%) ITIL

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 24 (13.79%) WebSphere
2 15 (8.62%) Apache
3 12 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 11 (6.32%) TIBCO EMS
4 11 (6.32%) Liferay
5 10 (5.75%) WebLogic
6 8 (4.60%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (4.60%) GlassFish
6 8 (4.60%) WebLogic Portal
6 8 (4.60%) WebLogic Integration
6 8 (4.60%) WebSphere Process Server
7 4 (2.30%) Jetty
7 4 (2.30%) Alfresco
8 2 (1.15%) Oracle 10gAS
8 2 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.15%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.57%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.57%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.57%) Mule
Applications
1 10 (5.75%) FastStats
2 5 (2.87%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.57%) DOC1
3 1 (0.57%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 10 (5.75%) BusinessWorks
2 8 (4.60%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (2.87%) Magento
4 3 (1.72%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.57%) Exstream
5 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.17%) Intranet
1 9 (5.17%) Internet
2 2 (1.15%) SAN
3 1 (0.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (43.10%) MySQL
2 39 (22.41%) SQL Server
3 26 (14.94%) Oracle Database
4 18 (10.34%) Big Data
5 16 (9.20%) DB2
6 13 (7.47%) Relational Database
7 12 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (6.32%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (6.32%) RDBMS
9 10 (5.75%) Crystal Reports
9 10 (5.75%) Pentaho
10 6 (3.45%) Hadoop
10 6 (3.45%) Apache Hive
11 5 (2.87%) Redis
12 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.57%) Oracle9i Database
13 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 27 (15.52%) Maven
2 21 (12.07%) Selenium
3 19 (10.92%) Eclipse
4 17 (9.77%) JUnit
4 17 (9.77%) Subversion
5 16 (9.20%) Cucumber
5 16 (9.20%) SoapUI
6 13 (7.47%) Git (software)
6 13 (7.47%) Ant
7 11 (6.32%) Hudson
7 11 (6.32%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.15%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.57%) Log4j
9 1 (0.57%) MorphX
9 1 (0.57%) JIRA
General
1 20 (11.49%) Finance
2 15 (8.62%) Retail
3 10 (5.75%) Banking
4 8 (4.60%) Multimedia
4 8 (4.60%) Marketing
5 1 (0.57%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 83 (47.70%) Developer
2 71 (40.80%) Java Developer
3 35 (20.11%) Architect
3 35 (20.11%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (9.20%) QA Engineer
4 16 (9.20%) QA Automation Engineer
4 16 (9.20%) Automation Engineer
5 15 (8.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 15 (8.62%) Team Leader
5 15 (8.62%) Test Engineer
6 14 (8.05%) Senior Developer
7 13 (7.47%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (5.75%) Support Engineer
8 10 (5.75%) Applications Support
8 10 (5.75%) Applications Support Engineer
9 9 (5.17%) Release Manager
10 8 (4.60%) J2EE Developer
10 8 (4.60%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.60%) Consultant
11 7 (4.02%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (33.91%) Middleware
2 56 (32.18%) HTML
3 55 (31.61%) J2EE
4 44 (25.29%) Spring
5 40 (22.99%) Hibernate
6 35 (20.11%) CSS
7 31 (17.82%) Servlets
8 29 (16.67%) JSP
9 28 (16.09%) Web Services
9 28 (16.09%) Java EE
9 28 (16.09%) jQuery
10 22 (12.64%) JPA
11 20 (11.49%) Ajax
12 19 (10.92%) WebSphere MQ
13 17 (9.77%) JSF
14 16 (9.20%) Spring MVC
14 16 (9.20%) Gherkin
15 15 (8.62%) Apache Axis
15 15 (8.62%) JMS
15 15 (8.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.41%) Open Source
2 16 (9.20%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.32%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.60%) DataPower
4 8 (4.60%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.60%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (4.02%) Clustering
6 1 (0.57%) Tandem
6 1 (0.57%) W3C
6 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.57%) iPad
6 1 (0.57%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 53 (30.46%) Linux
2 38 (21.84%) Windows
3 36 (20.69%) UNIX
4 9 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.57%) Solaris
5 1 (0.57%) Android
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (37.93%) SOA
2 45 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (24.71%) TDD
3 43 (24.71%) UML
3 43 (24.71%) OO
4 35 (20.11%) OOD
4 35 (20.11%) MVC
5 27 (15.52%) ITIL
6 26 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (14.37%) Software Testing
7 25 (14.37%) Scrum
8 23 (13.22%) Enterprise Architecture
9 22 (12.64%) Software Engineering
10 20 (11.49%) Project Management
11 17 (9.77%) E-Commerce
11 17 (9.77%) EAI
12 16 (9.20%) Change Management
12 16 (9.20%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (9.20%) Web Development
12 16 (9.20%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 65 (37.36%) SQL
2 45 (25.86%) JavaScript
3 22 (12.64%) PHP
4 21 (12.07%) Shell Script
5 20 (11.49%) C#
6 18 (10.34%) C++
7 16 (9.20%) PL/SQL
8 9 (5.17%) Python
8 9 (5.17%) Ruby
9 7 (4.02%) C
9 7 (4.02%) Scala
10 1 (0.57%) X++
10 1 (0.57%) Groovy
10 1 (0.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (13.79%) Degree
2 2 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (16.67%) QA
2 7 (4.02%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (5.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 10 (5.75%) TIBCO Hawk
2 5 (2.87%) Puppet
3 2 (1.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 83 (47.70%) Oracle
2 42 (24.14%) WSO2
3 15 (8.62%) TIBCO
4 11 (6.32%) IBM
5 10 (5.75%) Business Objects
5 10 (5.75%) JBoss
6 9 (5.17%) Red Hat
7 8 (4.60%) Kony
8 5 (2.87%) ATG
9 4 (2.30%) Zend
10 2 (1.15%) webMethods
11 1 (0.57%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.57%) SAP
11 1 (0.57%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.57%) HP
11 1 (0.57%) Facebook
11 1 (0.57%) Twitter
11 1 (0.57%) Google
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Virtual Resources
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Virtual Resources
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + standby allowance + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Virtual Resources
Salary: From £37,000 to £43,000 per annum + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Includes Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Includes Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago