The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
North West / Merseyside
Rank 48 29 21
Rank change year-on-year -19 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Java 14 34 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.47% 6.95% 9.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.47% 13.13% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 27 41
Median salary £30,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £65,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 313 259 258
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 55.20% 52.97% 52.98%
Number of salaries quoted 261 207 214
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing Java as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Merseyside

Java
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Java in Merseyside

Java
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -6 14 £30,000 -33.33% 3
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Java.

1 22 (35.48%) J2EE
2 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (29.03%) Web Services
4 17 (27.42%) SQL
5 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
6 14 (22.58%) SC Cleared
6 14 (22.58%) Scrum
7 13 (20.97%) Linux
8 12 (19.35%) IBM
8 12 (19.35%) Data Management
8 12 (19.35%) Master Data Management
8 12 (19.35%) Algorithms
9 11 (17.74%) Advertising
9 11 (17.74%) Python
9 11 (17.74%) Windows
9 11 (17.74%) Oracle
10 10 (16.13%) Tomcat
10 10 (16.13%) Kanban
11 9 (14.52%) C#
11 9 (14.52%) C++
12 8 (12.90%) Ruby
12 8 (12.90%) Web Development
12 8 (12.90%) HTML
12 8 (12.90%) Perl
12 8 (12.90%) PHP
12 8 (12.90%) OO
12 8 (12.90%) SDLC
12 8 (12.90%) DevOps
13 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (11.29%) Unit Testing

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (16.13%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (6.45%) Drupal
3 4 (6.45%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.45%) WordPress
4 3 (4.84%) Apache
4 3 (4.84%) CMS
4 3 (4.84%) EPiServer
4 3 (4.84%) IIS
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (3.23%) JBoss
5 2 (3.23%) nginx
6 1 (1.61%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.45%) GitHub
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) LDAP
2 2 (3.23%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.61%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (3.23%) MySQL
3 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.61%) Big Data
4 1 (1.61%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.61%) MaxDB
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.68%) Ant
2 6 (9.68%) JUnit
2 6 (9.68%) Subversion
3 4 (6.45%) Bitbucket
4 3 (4.84%) JIRA
5 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.23%) JDeveloper
5 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.23%) RSpec
General
1 11 (17.74%) Advertising
2 4 (6.45%) Games
3 3 (4.84%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Senior Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Agile Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (6.45%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Release Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Senior Agile Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Build and Release Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Build Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Games Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) HPUX Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (35.48%) J2EE
2 18 (29.03%) Web Services
3 8 (12.90%) HTML
4 7 (11.29%) .NET
4 7 (11.29%) CSS
5 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
5 6 (9.68%) jQuery
6 5 (8.06%) Spring
7 4 (6.45%) HTML5
7 4 (6.45%) Laravel
7 4 (6.45%) Node.js
8 3 (4.84%) Middleware
8 3 (4.84%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (4.84%) RESTful
8 3 (4.84%) XML
9 2 (3.23%) Ajax
9 2 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (3.23%) SAML
9 2 (3.23%) SOAP
9 2 (3.23%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Algorithms
2 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) iPad
4 2 (3.23%) iSeries
4 2 (3.23%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) PKI
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) Linux
2 11 (17.74%) Windows
3 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
4 5 (8.06%) CentOS
4 5 (8.06%) Ubuntu
4 5 (8.06%) Unix
5 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.45%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.84%) Fedora
6 3 (4.84%) HPUX
7 1 (1.61%) Android
7 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.58%) Scrum
3 12 (19.35%) Data Management
3 12 (19.35%) Master Data Management
4 10 (16.13%) Kanban
5 8 (12.90%) DevOps
5 8 (12.90%) OO
5 8 (12.90%) SDLC
5 8 (12.90%) Web Development
6 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (11.29%) Unit Testing
7 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
7 6 (9.68%) MVC
7 6 (9.68%) TDD
8 5 (8.06%) Open Source
8 5 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (8.06%) SOA
9 4 (6.45%) OOP
9 4 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) SQL
2 11 (17.74%) Python
3 9 (14.52%) C#
3 9 (14.52%) C++
4 8 (12.90%) Perl
4 8 (12.90%) PHP
4 8 (12.90%) Ruby
5 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.68%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.84%) Bourne shell
8 3 (4.84%) Korn
9 2 (3.23%) Go
9 2 (3.23%) Scala
9 2 (3.23%) Smalltalk
9 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.61%) ABAP
10 1 (1.61%) C
10 1 (1.61%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 14 (22.58%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) Degree
3 2 (3.23%) ISEB
3 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) Puppet
2 2 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (3.23%) Terraform
3 1 (1.61%) Ansible
3 1 (1.61%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.61%) Mesos
3 1 (1.61%) Rancher
3 1 (1.61%) rkt
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) IBM
2 11 (17.74%) Oracle
3 5 (8.06%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.84%) HP
6 2 (3.23%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.61%) Google
7 1 (1.61%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.61%) Pegasus
7 1 (1.61%) Perforce
7 1 (1.61%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.61%) SAP
7 1 (1.61%) WSO2
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