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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 13 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 54 65 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.09% 10.17% 12.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.41% 18.26% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 36 61 71
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
241 356 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 49.49% 55.71% 61.59%
Number of salaries quoted 197 314 350
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +3 34 £48,500 -3.00% 7
Southport 0 14 £35,000 -17.64% 3
St Helens +5 2 £25,000 -34.21%
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 42 (41.18%) Oracle
2 41 (40.20%) UNIX
2 41 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (28.43%) SOA
4 27 (26.47%) Oracle Fusion
4 27 (26.47%) Oracle Service Bus
4 27 (26.47%) Oracle ODI
5 26 (25.49%) Oracle Database
5 26 (25.49%) Oracle Database 11g
5 26 (25.49%) Middleware
6 24 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 22 (21.57%) JavaScript
7 22 (21.57%) .NET
8 21 (20.59%) Linux
9 20 (19.61%) Scrum
9 20 (19.61%) XML
10 19 (18.63%) C#
10 19 (18.63%) HTML
10 19 (18.63%) Degree
11 18 (17.65%) J2EE
12 17 (16.67%) Windows
12 17 (16.67%) QA
12 17 (16.67%) Unit Testing
13 16 (15.69%) MongoDB
13 16 (15.69%) OO
14 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
14 15 (14.71%) SQL
14 15 (14.71%) Finance
14 15 (14.71%) TDD
15 14 (13.73%) Open Source

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (26.47%) Oracle Service Bus
2 11 (10.78%) JBoss
3 8 (7.84%) IIS
4 7 (6.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (3.92%) Liferay
7 3 (2.94%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.98%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.98%) CMS
8 1 (0.98%) Exstream Dialogue
8 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.98%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.96%) MS Project
2 2 (1.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.98%) PrintSoft PReS
3 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (3.92%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.98%) Exstream
4 1 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.98%) SSL
2 1 (0.98%) Internet
2 1 (0.98%) Telnet
2 1 (0.98%) Firewall
2 1 (0.98%) SSH
2 1 (0.98%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.47%) Oracle ODI
2 26 (25.49%) Oracle Database
2 26 (25.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (15.69%) MongoDB
4 12 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 11 (10.78%) Relational Database
6 7 (6.86%) NoSQL
7 6 (5.88%) RDBMS
7 6 (5.88%) MySQL
8 5 (4.90%) Redis
8 5 (4.90%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.98%) DB2
11 1 (0.98%) MS Access
11 1 (0.98%) VLDB
11 1 (0.98%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (10.78%) Ant
1 11 (10.78%) Maven
1 11 (10.78%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.84%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.88%) Selenium
4 5 (4.90%) Subversion
5 4 (3.92%) Selenium IDE
5 4 (3.92%) PHPUnit
5 4 (3.92%) Moq
5 4 (3.92%) Log4j
5 4 (3.92%) NUnit
5 4 (3.92%) JUnit
6 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.98%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.98%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.98%) JMeter
6 1 (0.98%) SilkTest
6 1 (0.98%) JIRA
6 1 (0.98%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.98%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 15 (14.71%) Finance
2 8 (7.84%) Banking
3 7 (6.86%) Retail
4 5 (4.90%) Back Office
5 4 (3.92%) Electronics
5 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 56 (54.90%) Developer
2 21 (20.59%) Oracle Developer
3 19 (18.63%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 19 (18.63%) SOA Developer
4 16 (15.69%) Java Developer
5 9 (8.82%) Software Engineer
5 9 (8.82%) Analyst
6 8 (7.84%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Architect
7 6 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.92%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Consultant
9 4 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 4 (3.92%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) PHP Developer
9 4 (3.92%) QA Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (26.47%) Oracle Fusion
2 26 (25.49%) Middleware
3 22 (21.57%) .NET
4 20 (19.61%) XML
5 19 (18.63%) HTML
6 18 (17.65%) J2EE
7 14 (13.73%) CSS
8 13 (12.75%) SOAP
8 13 (12.75%) Web Services
9 11 (10.78%) Spring
10 9 (8.82%) REST
10 9 (8.82%) WSDL
11 7 (6.86%) XHTML
11 7 (6.86%) JDBC
11 7 (6.86%) Hibernate
11 7 (6.86%) HornetQ
12 6 (5.88%) JAX-RS
12 6 (5.88%) AngularJS
12 6 (5.88%) .NET Framework
12 6 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.90%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.92%) IVR
4 4 (3.92%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.92%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.92%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.96%) NHS
6 1 (0.98%) LIMS
6 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.98%) Chemistry
6 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 41 (40.20%) UNIX
2 21 (20.59%) Linux
3 17 (16.67%) Windows
4 7 (6.86%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (3.92%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (28.43%) SOA
3 24 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 20 (19.61%) Scrum
5 17 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 16 (15.69%) OO
7 15 (14.71%) TDD
8 14 (13.73%) Open Source
9 12 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (11.76%) SDLC
10 11 (10.78%) BDD
10 11 (10.78%) Analytics
11 10 (9.80%) Multithreading
11 10 (9.80%) Data Modelling
11 10 (9.80%) OOP
12 9 (8.82%) Automated Testing
13 8 (7.84%) Requirements Analysis
13 8 (7.84%) MVC
13 8 (7.84%) E-Commerce
14 7 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.57%) JavaScript
2 19 (18.63%) C#
3 15 (14.71%) SQL
4 12 (11.76%) C++
5 6 (5.88%) PHP
6 5 (4.90%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.90%) Perl
7 4 (3.92%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.92%) Ruby
7 4 (3.92%) Python
7 4 (3.92%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.92%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.94%) C
9 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.98%) ABAP
10 1 (0.98%) Groovy
10 1 (0.98%) VBScript
10 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (18.63%) Degree
2 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.96%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.96%) ISEB
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.98%) MCP
4 1 (0.98%) MCSE
4 1 (0.98%) CCNA
4 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) GAMP
2 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (41.18%) Oracle
2 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.92%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.92%) Cognos
4 2 (1.96%) SAP
4 2 (1.96%) HP
4 2 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (0.98%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.98%) Alias
5 1 (0.98%) Unisys
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