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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 18 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Java 44 70 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.15% 10.87% 10.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.03% 19.18% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 37 68 40
Average salary £49,500 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,600 £65,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
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
244 365 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 50.73% 56.68% 62.66%
Number of salaries quoted 198 344 261
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015. 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 -7 32 £50,000 +23.45% 1
Southport 0 5 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Wirral +7 4 £45,000 +73.07%
Birkenhead +5 2 £37,500 +15.38%
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 (46.07%) UNIX
2 33 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (34.83%) Oracle
4 29 (32.58%) SOA
5 28 (31.46%) Oracle Service Bus
5 28 (31.46%) Oracle ODI
6 27 (30.34%) Oracle Database
6 27 (30.34%) Oracle Fusion
6 27 (30.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 26 (29.21%) Middleware
8 22 (24.72%) Software Engineering
9 19 (21.35%) .NET
9 19 (21.35%) XML
10 17 (19.10%) C#
11 16 (17.98%) JavaScript
11 16 (17.98%) J2EE
12 15 (16.85%) HTML
12 15 (16.85%) Linux
13 14 (15.73%) Data Modelling
14 13 (14.61%) OO
14 13 (14.61%) Windows
14 13 (14.61%) SQL
14 13 (14.61%) Degree
15 12 (13.48%) Waterfall
15 12 (13.48%) C++
15 12 (13.48%) Finance
15 12 (13.48%) Scrum
16 11 (12.36%) Retail
16 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
16 11 (12.36%) Technical Architecture

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 28 (31.46%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (4.49%) Liferay
3 3 (3.37%) IIS
4 2 (2.25%) JBoss
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.12%) Exstream Dialogue
5 1 (1.12%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.12%) PrintSoft PReS
2 1 (1.12%) MS Office
2 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.12%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.12%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.12%) SSL
2 1 (1.12%) Internet
2 1 (1.12%) SSH
2 1 (1.12%) Firewall
2 1 (1.12%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (31.46%) Oracle ODI
2 27 (30.34%) Oracle Database
2 27 (30.34%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
4 8 (8.99%) MongoDB
5 7 (7.87%) Relational Database
6 6 (6.74%) MySQL
6 6 (6.74%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (4.49%) VLDB
7 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.25%) Redis
8 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.12%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.74%) Subversion
3 4 (4.49%) NUnit
3 4 (4.49%) PHPUnit
3 4 (4.49%) Moq
4 2 (2.25%) Maven
4 2 (2.25%) Ant
4 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.12%) JIRA
5 1 (1.12%) Selenium
5 1 (1.12%) WinDbg
5 1 (1.12%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (1.12%) LoadUI
5 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.12%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.12%) JMeter
General
1 12 (13.48%) Finance
2 11 (12.36%) Retail
3 8 (8.99%) Back Office
4 7 (7.87%) Banking
5 4 (4.49%) Electronics
5 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (46.07%) Developer
2 26 (29.21%) Oracle Developer
3 24 (26.97%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 24 (26.97%) SOA Developer
4 16 (17.98%) Architect
4 16 (17.98%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (11.24%) Software Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) Tester
7 6 (6.74%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Software Tester
8 5 (5.62%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Applications Support
9 4 (4.49%) PHP Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Architect
9 4 (4.49%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 4 (4.49%) AWS Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (30.34%) Oracle Fusion
2 26 (29.21%) Middleware
3 19 (21.35%) .NET
3 19 (21.35%) XML
4 16 (17.98%) J2EE
5 15 (16.85%) HTML
6 8 (8.99%) CSS
7 7 (7.87%) .NET Framework
8 6 (6.74%) SOAP
8 6 (6.74%) Web Services
8 6 (6.74%) jQuery
8 6 (6.74%) RESTful
8 6 (6.74%) REST
8 6 (6.74%) JAX-RS
8 6 (6.74%) AngularJS
9 4 (4.49%) LAMP
9 4 (4.49%) VXML
9 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.49%) Ajax
9 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Mathematics
2 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.49%) IVR
3 4 (4.49%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.49%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.49%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.25%) NHS
5 1 (1.12%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 41 (46.07%) UNIX
2 15 (16.85%) Linux
3 13 (14.61%) Windows
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.58%) SOA
3 22 (24.72%) Software Engineering
4 14 (15.73%) Data Modelling
5 13 (14.61%) OO
6 12 (13.48%) Waterfall
6 12 (13.48%) Scrum
7 11 (12.36%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (11.24%) Multithreading
8 10 (11.24%) E-Commerce
9 9 (10.11%) UML
10 8 (8.99%) MVC
10 8 (8.99%) TDD
10 8 (8.99%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (8.99%) Unit Testing
11 7 (7.87%) SDLC
11 7 (7.87%) OOP
12 6 (6.74%) Automated Testing
12 6 (6.74%) Test Scripting
12 6 (6.74%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.10%) C#
2 16 (17.98%) JavaScript
3 13 (14.61%) SQL
4 12 (13.48%) C++
5 8 (8.99%) PHP
6 6 (6.74%) C
7 4 (4.49%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.49%) VB
7 4 (4.49%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.49%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.12%) Groovy
8 1 (1.12%) VBScript
8 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (14.61%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.12%) MCP
3 1 (1.12%) ISEB
3 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.12%) CCNA
3 1 (1.12%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (34.83%) Oracle
2 10 (11.24%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.49%) Cognos
4 2 (2.25%) HP
5 1 (1.12%) SAP
5 1 (1.12%) IBM
5 1 (1.12%) Unisys
5 1 (1.12%) Alias
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Experian
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Posted: 8 days ago
Southport
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Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 8 days ago