The first table below looks at the demand for Java skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 18 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 12 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Java 17428 15532 19608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.37% 13.99% 15.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.28% 26.17% 29.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14435 13001 17024
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
63878 59360 67268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.65% 53.46% 53.52%
Number of salaries quoted 53885 50924 59394
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java within the UK.

Java Salary Trend in the UK

Java
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Java Salary Histogram in the UK

Java
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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
England +1 16224 £50,000 +5.26% 1796
London 0 8669 £57,500 +4.54% 942
South East -1 2754 £45,000 - 282
City of London +1 2234 £60,000 +4.34% 364
East of England +3 1330 £43,000 +4.87% 145
Yorkshire 0 977 £40,000 - 101
South West +6 937 £40,000 +6.66% 100
Surrey +3 760 £47,500 +5.55% 76
North West -3 703 £40,000 +9.58% 117
Scotland -1 687 £42,500 +6.25% 100
West Yorkshire +2 605 £40,000 - 71
Berkshire -7 558 £50,000 - 55
Leeds +2 528 £40,000 - 50
Cambridgeshire +6 473 £40,000 - 86
Hertfordshire +7 442 £47,500 +5.55% 38
Manchester -3 430 £40,000 +14.28% 71
Cambridge +4 399 £40,000 - 74
Hampshire +1 392 £42,500 - 41
West Midlands -1 373 £40,000 +6.66% 35
Glasgow -1 354 £45,000 +10.09% 33
East Midlands -1 338 £38,000 +5.55% 44
Bristol +6 318 £42,500 +21.42% 35
Oxfordshire -3 299 £45,000 +9.09% 53
North Yorkshire +1 283 £40,000 - 18
Edinburgh 0 245 £40,000 +14.28% 32
West Sussex 0 213 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Buckinghamshire -2 200 £38,500 +10.00% 16
Essex +9 199 £47,500 - 13
East Sussex +7 184 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Wales +7 178 £36,641 +12.74% 38

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 10591 (32.49%) SQL
2 8078 (24.78%) JavaScript
3 7729 (23.71%) HTML
4 7609 (23.34%) Spring
5 7599 (23.31%) Oracle
6 7194 (22.07%) Finance
7 7087 (21.74%) Linux
8 6965 (21.36%) Degree
9 6958 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
10 6310 (19.36%) OO
11 6142 (18.84%) C#
12 6140 (18.83%) J2EE
13 5616 (17.23%) .NET
14 5454 (16.73%) XML
15 5354 (16.42%) CSS
16 5118 (15.70%) Software Engineering
17 5071 (15.55%) Web Services
18 5060 (15.52%) C++
19 4939 (15.15%) TDD
20 4906 (15.05%) UNIX
21 4891 (15.00%) Hibernate
22 4472 (13.72%) Computer Science
23 4453 (13.66%) Scrum
24 3650 (11.20%) SQL Server
25 3566 (10.94%) Python
26 3539 (10.86%) MySQL
27 3497 (10.73%) Windows
28 3455 (10.60%) Tomcat
29 3299 (10.12%) E-Commerce
30 3170 (9.72%) PHP

Java
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 3455 (10.60%) Tomcat
2 2374 (7.28%) Apache
3 1574 (4.83%) WebSphere
4 1541 (4.73%) WebLogic
5 714 (2.19%) CMS
6 633 (1.94%) IIS
7 526 (1.61%) Node.js
8 454 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
9 409 (1.25%) SharePoint
10 408 (1.25%) Apache Solr
11 314 (0.96%) Drupal
12 267 (0.82%) Adobe CQ
13 264 (0.81%) Alfresco
14 257 (0.79%) Jetty
15 247 (0.76%) GlassFish
16 222 (0.68%) Apache Pig
17 221 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
18 215 (0.66%) Confluence
19 214 (0.66%) NetWeaver
20 213 (0.65%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1147 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 407 (1.25%) MS Office
3 288 (0.88%) Photoshop
4 125 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 98 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 86 (0.26%) MS Visio
7 62 (0.19%) MS Project
8 45 (0.14%) SPSS
9 33 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
10 28 (0.086%) OmniGraffle
11 18 (0.055%) Fireworks
12 11 (0.034%) Doxygen
12 11 (0.034%) Mathematica
13 10 (0.031%) Acrobat
13 10 (0.031%) FastStats
14 9 (0.028%) GIMP
14 9 (0.028%) Stata
15 8 (0.025%) 3ds Max
16 7 (0.021%) LaTeX
16 7 (0.021%) Maya
Business Applications
1 358 (1.10%) Magento
2 239 (0.73%) Oracle CRM
3 172 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
4 157 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 126 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
6 95 (0.29%) Google Analytics
7 92 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
8 75 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
9 74 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
10 69 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
11 50 (0.15%) TIBCO iProcess
12 41 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
13 35 (0.11%) SAP BPC
13 35 (0.11%) Summit
14 33 (0.10%) SAP CRM
15 30 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 29 (0.089%) Dynamics NAV
17 28 (0.086%) AquaLogic BPM
17 28 (0.086%) Fredhopper
18 27 (0.083%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 710 (2.18%) SaaS
2 561 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 359 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
4 225 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
5 193 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 167 (0.51%) GitHub
7 86 (0.26%) IaaS
8 78 (0.24%) Force.com
9 74 (0.23%) PaaS
10 63 (0.19%) Google App Engine
11 58 (0.18%) Google Apps
12 42 (0.13%) Amazon S3
13 36 (0.11%) Joyent
14 31 (0.095%) Amazon ELB
15 25 (0.077%) Amazon EMR
16 18 (0.055%) Rackspace Cloud
17 16 (0.049%) Route 53
18 14 (0.043%) Amazon SQS
19 11 (0.034%) Heroku
20 8 (0.025%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 1339 (4.11%) Internet
2 1057 (3.24%) HTTP
3 771 (2.36%) TCP/IP
4 453 (1.39%) Firewall
5 424 (1.30%) DNS
6 350 (1.07%) LDAP
7 315 (0.97%) SAN
8 225 (0.69%) SSL
9 161 (0.49%) Intranet
10 156 (0.48%) VPN
11 143 (0.44%) NAS
12 124 (0.38%) FTP
13 123 (0.38%) WAN
14 121 (0.37%) LAN
15 120 (0.37%) DHCP
15 120 (0.37%) Network Security
16 113 (0.35%) SNMP
17 112 (0.34%) Wireless
18 111 (0.34%) SSH
19 106 (0.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3650 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 3539 (10.86%) MySQL
3 2684 (8.23%) Relational Database
4 1950 (5.98%) Big Data
5 1497 (4.59%) NoSQL
6 1475 (4.52%) RDBMS
7 1459 (4.48%) Hadoop
8 1344 (4.12%) Oracle Database
9 1266 (3.88%) MongoDB
10 788 (2.42%) DB2
11 665 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
12 600 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
13 591 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
14 458 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
15 440 (1.35%) Apache Hive
16 411 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
17 295 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
18 277 (0.85%) Data Mining
19 274 (0.84%) HBase
20 266 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2835 (8.70%) Maven
2 2478 (7.60%) Subversion
3 2439 (7.48%) JUnit
4 2136 (6.55%) Selenium
5 2126 (6.52%) Eclipse
6 2049 (6.29%) Git (software)
7 1391 (4.27%) Jenkins
8 1326 (4.07%) Ant
9 1095 (3.36%) JIRA
10 798 (2.45%) Hudson
11 653 (2.00%) WebDriver
12 623 (1.91%) Cucumber
13 545 (1.67%) Visual Studio
14 313 (0.96%) Mockito
15 311 (0.95%) Mercurial
16 299 (0.92%) FitNesse
17 293 (0.90%) JMeter
18 266 (0.82%) SoapUI
19 233 (0.71%) Xcode
20 229 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7194 (22.07%) Finance
2 2759 (8.46%) Banking
3 1507 (4.62%) Retail
4 1492 (4.58%) Games
5 1347 (4.13%) Front Office
6 1301 (3.99%) Telecoms
7 1088 (3.34%) Marketing
8 1031 (3.16%) Investment Banking
9 530 (1.63%) Publishing
10 472 (1.45%) Advertising
11 461 (1.41%) Financial Institution
12 329 (1.01%) Manufacturing
13 307 (0.94%) Back Office
14 253 (0.78%) Legal
15 169 (0.52%) Billing
16 160 (0.49%) Law
17 158 (0.48%) Automotive
18 157 (0.48%) Online Betting
19 144 (0.44%) French Language
20 117 (0.36%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18481 (56.69%) Developer
2 10220 (31.35%) Java Developer
3 3747 (11.49%) Senior Developer
4 2454 (7.53%) Architect
5 2432 (7.46%) Senior Java Developer
6 2355 (7.22%) Analyst
7 2325 (7.13%) Software Engineer
8 2040 (6.26%) Software Developer
9 1503 (4.61%) Consultant
10 1300 (3.99%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 1275 (3.91%) Programmer
12 993 (3.05%) Junior
12 993 (3.05%) Web Developer
13 922 (2.83%) Graduate
14 827 (2.54%) C# Developer
15 813 (2.49%) Applications Support
16 766 (2.35%) Solutions Architect
17 757 (2.32%) Junior Developer
18 678 (2.08%) Java Programmer
19 669 (2.05%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7729 (23.71%) HTML
2 7609 (23.34%) Spring
3 6140 (18.83%) J2EE
4 5616 (17.23%) .NET
5 5454 (16.73%) XML
6 5354 (16.42%) CSS
7 5071 (15.55%) Web Services
8 4891 (15.00%) Hibernate
9 3135 (9.62%) jQuery
10 2728 (8.37%) HTML5
11 2451 (7.52%) JSP
12 2321 (7.12%) SOAP
13 2173 (6.67%) Java EE
14 2089 (6.41%) Ajax
15 1884 (5.78%) REST
16 1568 (4.81%) JSON
17 1473 (4.52%) Struts
18 1441 (4.42%) ASP.NET
19 1401 (4.30%) Middleware
20 1378 (4.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4472 (13.72%) Computer Science
2 2375 (7.29%) Open Source
3 1787 (5.48%) Mathematics
4 1511 (4.63%) Mobile App
5 1382 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
6 850 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 775 (2.38%) Derivative
8 668 (2.05%) Physics
9 565 (1.73%) Equities
10 485 (1.49%) Fixed Income
11 466 (1.43%) Hedge funds
12 451 (1.38%) Client/Server
13 413 (1.27%) Social Media
14 374 (1.15%) Visualisation
15 371 (1.14%) Statistics
16 367 (1.13%) iPhone
17 345 (1.06%) Digital Media
18 343 (1.05%) Management Information System
19 331 (1.02%) Blackberry
20 307 (0.94%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7087 (21.74%) Linux
2 4906 (15.05%) UNIX
3 3497 (10.73%) Windows
4 2412 (7.40%) Android
5 1929 (5.92%) Apple iOS
6 690 (2.12%) Solaris
7 589 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 327 (1.00%) CentOS
9 316 (0.97%) Ubuntu
10 281 (0.86%) AIX
11 280 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 193 (0.59%) Mac OS X
13 187 (0.57%) Debian
14 166 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
15 162 (0.50%) Windows Phone
16 125 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
17 100 (0.31%) Windows XP
18 90 (0.28%) HPUX
19 76 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
20 75 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6958 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
2 6310 (19.36%) OO
3 5118 (15.70%) Software Engineering
4 4939 (15.15%) TDD
5 4453 (13.66%) Scrum
6 3299 (10.12%) E-Commerce
7 2866 (8.79%) MVC
8 2432 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
9 2283 (7.00%) SOA
10 2248 (6.90%) Multithreading
11 1910 (5.86%) OOP
12 1748 (5.36%) Unit Testing
13 1741 (5.34%) Web Development
14 1611 (4.94%) BDD
15 1568 (4.81%) UML
16 1553 (4.76%) Project Management
17 1260 (3.86%) OOD
18 1218 (3.74%) Analytics
19 1100 (3.37%) Android Development
20 1001 (3.07%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10591 (32.49%) SQL
2 8078 (24.78%) JavaScript
3 6142 (18.84%) C#
4 5060 (15.52%) C++
5 3566 (10.94%) Python
6 3170 (9.72%) PHP
7 2212 (6.79%) Perl
8 2201 (6.75%) C
9 2140 (6.56%) Ruby
10 1495 (4.59%) Scala
11 1435 (4.40%) PL/SQL
12 1060 (3.25%) Shell Script
13 835 (2.56%) Bash Shell
14 773 (2.37%) Objective-C
15 717 (2.20%) Groovy
16 620 (1.90%) VB
17 444 (1.36%) T-SQL
18 417 (1.28%) VB.NET
19 360 (1.10%) Clojure
20 327 (1.00%) R
Qualifications
1 6965 (21.36%) Degree
2 796 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 441 (1.35%) PhD
4 407 (1.25%) ISEB
5 367 (1.13%) SC Cleared
6 228 (0.70%) DV Cleared
7 211 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 168 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
9 166 (0.51%) Sun Certification
10 101 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 93 (0.29%) HND
12 83 (0.25%) PMI Certification
13 66 (0.20%) PMP
14 61 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
15 56 (0.17%) CCNA
16 52 (0.16%) OCPJP
17 51 (0.16%) CEH
18 50 (0.15%) CISSP
19 47 (0.14%) SAP Certification
20 45 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2417 (7.41%) QA
2 214 (0.66%) SLA
3 208 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 178 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 78 (0.24%) HL7
6 52 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 49 (0.15%) ISO 8583
8 44 (0.13%) COBIT
9 35 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 26 (0.080%) Data Quality
11 22 (0.067%) TickIT
12 12 (0.037%) Basel III
13 11 (0.034%) ISO 14001
14 10 (0.031%) WAI
14 10 (0.031%) Dodd-Frank
15 7 (0.021%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 7 (0.021%) BS7799
16 6 (0.018%) DO-178B
17 5 (0.015%) ISO 9002
18 4 (0.012%) MiFID
System Software
1 441 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 341 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 103 (0.32%) KVM
4 88 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 87 (0.27%) Xen
6 84 (0.26%) VMware ESX
7 83 (0.25%) Varnish
8 78 (0.24%) NFS
9 71 (0.22%) Hyper-V
10 59 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
11 57 (0.17%) vSphere
12 45 (0.14%) vCloud
13 39 (0.12%) XenApp
14 32 (0.098%) Samba
15 29 (0.089%) Sendmail
16 28 (0.086%) Apache Flume
17 27 (0.083%) Squid
18 26 (0.080%) Oracle RMAN
19 19 (0.058%) XenServer
19 19 (0.058%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 825 (2.53%) Puppet
2 571 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 284 (0.87%) Nagios
4 143 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
5 85 (0.26%) Vagrant
6 64 (0.20%) HAProxy
7 58 (0.18%) ZABBIX
8 50 (0.15%) CFEngine
9 48 (0.15%) SCOM
10 42 (0.13%) Tivoli
11 41 (0.13%) Cacti
12 39 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 33 (0.10%) Ansible
14 32 (0.098%) Zenoss
15 30 (0.092%) SCCM
15 30 (0.092%) Ganglia
15 30 (0.092%) collectd
16 29 (0.089%) MOM
17 27 (0.083%) YUM
17 27 (0.083%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7599 (23.31%) Oracle
2 2108 (6.47%) JBoss
3 2019 (6.19%) Microsoft
4 1040 (3.19%) Google
5 1021 (3.13%) SAP
6 893 (2.74%) IBM
7 773 (2.37%) Sybase
8 737 (2.26%) Red Hat
9 638 (1.96%) VMware
10 635 (1.95%) TIBCO
11 560 (1.72%) hybris
12 548 (1.68%) Adobe
13 398 (1.22%) JD Edwards
14 348 (1.07%) HP
15 332 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
16 315 (0.97%) Sun
17 312 (0.96%) Facebook
18 264 (0.81%) Zend
19 254 (0.78%) ATG
20 246 (0.75%) Citrix
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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London
Datascope Recruitment
Salary: £Very Competitve + Stock Opt
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Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
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North West London
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Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + be - trips, food +
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £33000 - £60000 per annum + ben - trips, pens +
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bens - bonus, shares, pens+
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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City, London
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus an
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Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
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Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Aston Carter
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car + bonus
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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Bristol, Avon
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus, shares & excellent benefits
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Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus, shares & excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus, shares & excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
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