Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 21 15
Rank change year-on-year -10 -6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Java 62 133 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 6.28% 10.25% 12.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.46% 19.00% 26.26%
Number of salaries quoted 41 85 86
Merseyside median annual salary £52,500 £37,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -18.92% +8.82%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £77,000 £57,500 £67,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 541 700 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 54.81% 53.93% 46.65%
Number of salaries quoted 406 500 343
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,850
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £51,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Merseyside over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -8 52 £56,000 +40.00% 9
St Helens - 6 £25,000 - 1
Wirral -9 1 - -
Java
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.65%) J2EE
3 17 (27.42%) Web Services
4 16 (25.81%) Microservices
5 14 (22.58%) Re-Platforming
5 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (22.58%) Data Management
6 13 (20.97%) SC Cleared
6 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
6 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
6 13 (20.97%) Linux
6 13 (20.97%) IBM
6 13 (20.97%) Master Data Management
6 13 (20.97%) Algorithms
7 12 (19.35%) FlexPod
7 12 (19.35%) DevOps
7 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 11 (17.74%) SDLC
9 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
9 10 (16.13%) .NET
9 10 (16.13%) Marketing
10 9 (14.52%) PHP
10 9 (14.52%) BDD
11 8 (12.90%) MySQL
11 8 (12.90%) Advertising
11 8 (12.90%) TDD
11 8 (12.90%) QA
11 8 (12.90%) Selenium
12 7 (11.29%) Magento
12 7 (11.29%) Git (software)

Java
Co-occurring 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 4 (6.45%) Drupal
2 3 (4.84%) CMS
2 3 (4.84%) WordPress
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.61%) Anypoint
4 1 (1.61%) Apache
4 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Magento
2 2 (3.23%) OpenCart
2 2 (3.23%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (1.61%) FIX Connectivity
1 1 (1.61%) iSCSI
1 1 (1.61%) Skype
1 1 (1.61%) SSH
1 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) MySQL
2 5 (8.06%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Selenium
2 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.29%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.68%) JMeter
4 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.45%) SpecFlow
5 3 (4.84%) Subversion
5 3 (4.84%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.23%) Bazaar
6 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.23%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.23%) PhantomJS
6 2 (3.23%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.61%) Grunt
7 1 (1.61%) gulp
7 1 (1.61%) Maven
7 1 (1.61%) PhpStorm
General
1 10 (16.13%) Marketing
2 8 (12.90%) Advertising
3 2 (3.23%) Back Office
3 2 (3.23%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Russian Language
4 1 (1.61%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Developer
2 10 (16.13%) Java Developer
3 6 (9.68%) Head of Architecture
3 6 (9.68%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.06%) C# Developer
4 5 (8.06%) Graduate
4 5 (8.06%) Graduate C# Developer
4 5 (8.06%) Graduate Developer
4 5 (8.06%) Graduate Java Developer
4 5 (8.06%) Graduate Python Developer
4 5 (8.06%) Head of Development
4 5 (8.06%) Junior
4 5 (8.06%) Junior C# Developer
4 5 (8.06%) Junior Developer
4 5 (8.06%) Junior Java Developer
4 5 (8.06%) Junior Python Developer
4 5 (8.06%) Linux Developer
4 5 (8.06%) Python Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.65%) J2EE
2 17 (27.42%) Web Services
3 10 (16.13%) .NET
4 7 (11.29%) CSS
4 7 (11.29%) HTML
5 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET
6 5 (8.06%) AngularJS
6 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (8.06%) jQuery
7 4 (6.45%) HTML5
7 4 (6.45%) XML
8 3 (4.84%) CSS3
8 3 (4.84%) Kafka
8 3 (4.84%) Laravel
8 3 (4.84%) React
8 3 (4.84%) REST
8 3 (4.84%) RESTful
8 3 (4.84%) SOAP
8 3 (4.84%) Spring
9 2 (3.23%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Algorithms
2 12 (19.35%) FlexPod
3 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.23%) User Experience
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Fintech
5 1 (1.61%) FMCG
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) CentOS
2 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.61%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.81%) Microservices
3 14 (22.58%) Data Management
3 14 (22.58%) Re-Platforming
4 13 (20.97%) Master Data Management
5 12 (19.35%) DevOps
5 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 11 (17.74%) SDLC
7 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
8 9 (14.52%) BDD
9 8 (12.90%) TDD
10 7 (11.29%) MVC
11 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (8.06%) Open Source
12 5 (8.06%) Web Development
13 4 (6.45%) OO PHP
13 4 (6.45%) Performance Testing
13 4 (6.45%) Scenario Testing
13 4 (6.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
2 9 (14.52%) PHP
3 7 (11.29%) C#
3 7 (11.29%) Python
4 6 (9.68%) SQL
5 3 (4.84%) Perl
5 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.61%) C++
7 1 (1.61%) Groovy
7 1 (1.61%) Ruby
7 1 (1.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) SC Cleared
1 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.68%) Degree
3 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Ansible
1 1 (1.61%) CFEngine
1 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.61%) Plesk
1 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) IBM
2 2 (3.23%) MuleSoft
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle
2 2 (3.23%) Zend
3 1 (1.61%) Pegasus
3 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.61%) VMware