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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 20 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 50 91 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.12% 14.75% 14.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.18% 22.25% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 46 86 78
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £63,500 £61,500
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
275 409 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.67% 66.29% 62.22%
Number of salaries quoted 216 373 301
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 49 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Wirral - 3 £35,000 -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (31.31%) Oracle
2 30 (30.30%) C#
3 28 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (25.25%) SQL Server
4 25 (25.25%) Linux
5 23 (23.23%) QA
6 22 (22.22%) UNIX
6 22 (22.22%) SOA
7 21 (21.21%) SQL
8 20 (20.20%) Middleware
8 20 (20.20%) Oracle Database
9 18 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
9 18 (18.18%) Oracle Service Bus
10 17 (17.17%) JavaScript
10 17 (17.17%) Oracle Fusion
10 17 (17.17%) Oracle ODI
11 15 (15.15%) C++
11 15 (15.15%) HTML
11 15 (15.15%) Windows
12 14 (14.14%) Finance
12 14 (14.14%) Selenium
13 13 (13.13%) XML
14 12 (12.12%) .NET
15 11 (11.11%) PHP
15 11 (11.11%) E-Commerce
15 11 (11.11%) WebDriver
15 11 (11.11%) Cucumber
16 10 (10.10%) J2EE
16 10 (10.10%) Python
16 10 (10.10%) Automated Testing

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (18.18%) Oracle Service Bus
2 8 (8.08%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.06%) Apache
4 4 (4.04%) IIS
4 4 (4.04%) JBoss
4 4 (4.04%) Umbraco
5 3 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (3.03%) NetWeaver
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.02%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (2.02%) Node.js
7 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) MS Office
2 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.25%) SQL Server
2 20 (20.20%) Oracle Database
3 18 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (17.17%) Oracle ODI
5 5 (5.05%) DB2
6 3 (3.03%) SAP BW
6 3 (3.03%) MySQL
7 2 (2.02%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.01%) OLTP
8 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.01%) QlikView
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.01%) Big Data
8 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (14.14%) Selenium
2 11 (11.11%) WebDriver
2 11 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 8 (8.08%) JIRA
4 5 (5.05%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.05%) SoapUI
5 4 (4.04%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.02%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.02%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.02%) Hudson
6 2 (2.02%) Bugzilla
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (2.02%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.01%) Maven
7 1 (1.01%) Ant
7 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.01%) eggPlant
General
1 14 (14.14%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Games
3 3 (3.03%) Retail
4 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Back Office
5 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (44.44%) Developer
2 16 (16.16%) Architect
3 15 (15.15%) Oracle Developer
4 13 (13.13%) Tester
5 11 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (11.11%) Automation Tester
6 10 (10.10%) Analyst
7 7 (7.07%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Android Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Test Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.05%) Web Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Applications Support
9 4 (4.04%) Junior
9 4 (4.04%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Junior Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Junior Java Developer
10 3 (3.03%) QA Test Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.20%) Middleware
2 17 (17.17%) Oracle Fusion
3 15 (15.15%) HTML
4 13 (13.13%) XML
5 12 (12.12%) .NET
6 10 (10.10%) J2EE
7 9 (9.09%) CSS
7 9 (9.09%) WCF
8 7 (7.07%) SOAP
8 7 (7.07%) Web Services
8 7 (7.07%) HTML5
9 5 (5.05%) CSS3
9 5 (5.05%) Hibernate
9 5 (5.05%) WPF
9 5 (5.05%) Backbone.js
9 5 (5.05%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (5.05%) AngularJS
9 5 (5.05%) Android SDK
10 4 (4.04%) jQuery
10 4 (4.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) Mathematics
2 5 (5.05%) Online Games
2 5 (5.05%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.04%) Tandem
4 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.02%) FMCG
6 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.01%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.25%) Linux
2 22 (22.22%) UNIX
3 15 (15.15%) Windows
4 6 (6.06%) Android
5 1 (1.01%) Solaris
5 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.22%) SOA
3 11 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 10 (10.10%) Automated Testing
5 9 (9.09%) UML
5 9 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 8 (8.08%) Data Modelling
6 8 (8.08%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (8.08%) Manual Testing
7 7 (7.07%) Scrum
7 7 (7.07%) OOP
8 6 (6.06%) TDD
8 6 (6.06%) Analytics
9 5 (5.05%) Automation Testing
9 5 (5.05%) Android Development
9 5 (5.05%) Kanban
9 5 (5.05%) Test Automation
9 5 (5.05%) Test Strategy
9 5 (5.05%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.05%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.30%) C#
2 21 (21.21%) SQL
3 17 (17.17%) JavaScript
4 15 (15.15%) C++
5 11 (11.11%) PHP
6 10 (10.10%) Python
7 6 (6.06%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.06%) Ruby
8 3 (3.03%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.02%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.01%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.01%) HNC
2 1 (1.01%) HND
2 1 (1.01%) ISEB
2 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (23.23%) QA
2 4 (4.04%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 31 (31.31%) Oracle
2 4 (4.04%) SAP
2 4 (4.04%) TIBCO
3 3 (3.03%) IBM
4 2 (2.02%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.01%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.01%) CA
5 1 (1.01%) Cognos
5 1 (1.01%) Teradata
5 1 (1.01%) Google
5 1 (1.01%) Tableau
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £58000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Merseyside
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £58000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bens
Posted: 24 days ago