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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 18 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Java 50 48 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.36% 10.02% 16.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.54% 17.91% 24.81%
Number of salaries quoted 33 46 89
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £29,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
285 268 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 53.37% 55.95% 66.50%
Number of salaries quoted 226 225 366
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 -13 25 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Southport - 11 £30,000 -
Bootle - 8 £35,000 -
Birkenhead - 4 £34,000 -
Wirral -4 1 £52,500 +40.00% 2
St Helens - 1 £55,000 -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 48 (48.48%) HTML
2 47 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (43.43%) CSS
4 40 (40.40%) QA
5 39 (39.39%) Degree
6 38 (38.38%) Web Services
7 30 (30.30%) Linux
8 29 (29.29%) JavaScript
8 29 (29.29%) SQL
8 29 (29.29%) .NET
8 29 (29.29%) Oracle
9 28 (28.28%) Spring
10 24 (24.24%) Shell Script
10 24 (24.24%) Analytics
11 23 (23.23%) C#
11 23 (23.23%) Unix
11 23 (23.23%) Software Engineering
12 21 (21.21%) JBoss
13 15 (15.15%) Finance
13 15 (15.15%) PHP
13 15 (15.15%) SQL Server
13 15 (15.15%) Relational Database
14 14 (14.14%) XML
15 13 (13.13%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (13.13%) Automated Testing
15 13 (13.13%) JIRA
15 13 (13.13%) Computer Science
15 13 (13.13%) Selenium
16 12 (12.12%) jQuery
16 12 (12.12%) E-Commerce

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 21 (21.21%) JBoss
2 5 (5.05%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (5.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (5.05%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.05%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.03%) K2 blackpearl
3 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.02%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.01%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.01%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.01%) IIS
5 1 (1.01%) Liferay
5 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.01%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.03%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.02%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.03%) Visualfiles
3 2 (2.02%) Exstream
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (2.02%) SAP BPC
3 2 (2.02%) SAP CRM
3 2 (2.02%) SAP ERP
3 2 (2.02%) SAP SCM
4 1 (1.01%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) Office 365
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) PuTTY
1 5 (5.05%) WinSCP
2 3 (3.03%) Intranet
3 2 (2.02%) Internet
4 1 (1.01%) Firewall
4 1 (1.01%) NAS
4 1 (1.01%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.15%) Relational Database
1 15 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (5.05%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.05%) MySQL
4 5 (5.05%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.04%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.02%) Big Data
7 2 (2.02%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.01%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.01%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (13.13%) JIRA
1 13 (13.13%) Selenium
2 9 (9.09%) Ant
2 9 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 9 (9.09%) WebDriver
3 8 (8.08%) JMeter
4 7 (7.07%) Cucumber
4 7 (7.07%) Maven
5 5 (5.05%) TortoiseSVN
5 5 (5.05%) WATIR
6 3 (3.03%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.03%) Gradle
7 2 (2.02%) Bugzilla
7 2 (2.02%) Gerrit
7 2 (2.02%) LSMW
7 2 (2.02%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.01%) Log4j
8 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 15 (15.15%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.07%) Electronics
3 7 (7.07%) Marketing
3 7 (7.07%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.04%) Legal
5 3 (3.03%) Law
6 1 (1.01%) Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.01%) Retail
6 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (53.54%) Developer
2 30 (30.30%) Java Developer
3 23 (23.23%) Software Developer
4 21 (21.21%) Java Software Developer
5 18 (18.18%) Analyst
6 13 (13.13%) QA Engineer
7 9 (9.09%) Android Developer
7 9 (9.09%) Java Engineer
8 7 (7.07%) Applications Developer
8 7 (7.07%) QA Analyst
8 7 (7.07%) QA Test Analyst
8 7 (7.07%) QA Test Engineer
8 7 (7.07%) QA Tester
8 7 (7.07%) Test Engineer
8 7 (7.07%) Tester
9 6 (6.06%) Development Manager
9 6 (6.06%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 6 (6.06%) Selenium Tester
9 6 (6.06%) Test Analyst
10 5 (5.05%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (48.48%) HTML
2 43 (43.43%) CSS
3 38 (38.38%) Web Services
4 29 (29.29%) .NET
5 28 (28.28%) Spring
6 14 (14.14%) XML
7 12 (12.12%) jQuery
8 9 (9.09%) JSON
9 8 (8.08%) HTML5
10 6 (6.06%) Hibernate
10 6 (6.06%) J2EE
10 6 (6.06%) RESTful
11 5 (5.05%) JDBC
11 5 (5.05%) JMS
11 5 (5.05%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (4.04%) Java SE
12 4 (4.04%) JPA
12 4 (4.04%) SOAP
12 4 (4.04%) Swing
13 3 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.13%) Computer Science
2 11 (11.11%) User Experience
3 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.04%) NHS
5 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.03%) Social Media
6 2 (2.02%) FMCG
7 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.01%) APACS
7 1 (1.01%) AS400
7 1 (1.01%) Fintech
7 1 (1.01%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.30%) Linux
2 23 (23.23%) Unix
3 11 (11.11%) Android
3 11 (11.11%) Windows
4 10 (10.10%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.01%) SUSE
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.24%) Analytics
3 23 (23.23%) Software Engineering
4 13 (13.13%) Automated Testing
4 13 (13.13%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (12.12%) E-Commerce
5 12 (12.12%) Functional Testing
5 12 (12.12%) SDLC
5 12 (12.12%) Workflow
6 11 (11.11%) Scrum
6 11 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (8.08%) Open Source
7 8 (8.08%) Project Management
7 8 (8.08%) Test Scripting
7 8 (8.08%) Unit Testing
7 8 (8.08%) Waterfall
8 7 (7.07%) Android Development
8 7 (7.07%) Defect Management
8 7 (7.07%) QA Automation
8 7 (7.07%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.29%) JavaScript
1 29 (29.29%) SQL
2 24 (24.24%) Shell Script
3 23 (23.23%) C#
4 15 (15.15%) PHP
5 10 (10.10%) Objective-C
5 10 (10.10%) PL/SQL
6 9 (9.09%) Ruby
7 5 (5.05%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.04%) Perl
8 4 (4.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.02%) ABAP
10 2 (2.02%) COBOL
10 2 (2.02%) Groovy
10 2 (2.02%) LINC
10 2 (2.02%) Python
10 2 (2.02%) SAPscript
10 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.01%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (39.39%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) HND
3 4 (4.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) ISEB
5 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (40.40%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.03%) Docker
2 1 (1.01%) HDFS
2 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.04%) Puppet
2 2 (2.02%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 29 (29.29%) Oracle
2 9 (9.09%) SAP
3 7 (7.07%) HP
4 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.05%) Telerik
5 3 (3.03%) Nintex
6 2 (2.02%) IBM
6 2 (2.02%) Progress
6 2 (2.02%) Sencha
6 2 (2.02%) Unisys
7 1 (1.01%) Apple
7 1 (1.01%) Citrix
7 1 (1.01%) Google
7 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.01%) VMware
Liverpool, Merseyside
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Wirral
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Posted: 15 days ago
Liverpool
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + Work from Home
Posted: 15 days ago
Liverpool
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Wirral
Computer Futures
Salary: £39999 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Prescot, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Prescot, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago