The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 21 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 50 69 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.62% 12.43% 11.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.92% 17.88% 21.83%
Number of salaries quoted 43 67 52
Average salary £32,640 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.43% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £63,000 £43,850
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,783 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.95%
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 Lancashire region.

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
314 386 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 66.67% 69.55% 53.62%
Number of salaries quoted 280 350 231
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Java
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Java Salary Trend in Lancashire

Java
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Java
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
(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
Preston -5 16 £37,000 -26.00% 2
Lancaster - 4 £29,358 - 1
Chorley -3 3 £22,500 -20.35% 3
Blackburn +3 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Newton-le-Willows -1 1 £42,500 +30.76%
Rossendale - 1 £37,500 - 1
Skelmersdale - 1 £25,000 -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 45 (39.82%) SQL
2 38 (33.63%) .NET
2 38 (33.63%) Hibernate
2 38 (33.63%) Spring
3 34 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (28.32%) J2EE
5 30 (26.55%) JavaScript
6 27 (23.89%) C#
7 25 (22.12%) HTML
7 25 (22.12%) PHP
8 23 (20.35%) CSS
9 22 (19.47%) MS Excel
10 20 (17.70%) jQuery
10 20 (17.70%) Microsoft
10 20 (17.70%) Objective-C
11 19 (16.81%) Apache
12 18 (15.93%) OO
13 17 (15.04%) OOD
13 17 (15.04%) SQL Server
14 16 (14.16%) SharePoint
14 16 (14.16%) Grails
14 16 (14.16%) Performance Management
14 16 (14.16%) Groovy
15 15 (13.27%) C++
16 14 (12.39%) Tomcat
16 14 (12.39%) MVC
17 13 (11.50%) Subversion
17 13 (11.50%) OOP
18 12 (10.62%) ASP.NET
18 12 (10.62%) Web Development

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 19 (16.81%) Apache
2 16 (14.16%) SharePoint
3 14 (12.39%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.42%) JBoss
5 4 (3.54%) Drupal
5 4 (3.54%) IIS
6 3 (2.65%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.77%) WordPress
7 2 (1.77%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.88%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (19.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) Internet
2 2 (1.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (5.31%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (3.54%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.54%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.65%) MySQL
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.77%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (1.77%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (11.50%) Subversion
2 9 (7.96%) Maven
2 9 (7.96%) Eclipse
3 5 (4.42%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.54%) Selenium
4 4 (3.54%) JUnit
5 3 (2.65%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.65%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.65%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.65%) eggPlant
5 3 (2.65%) Facilita Forecast
6 2 (1.77%) JMeter
7 1 (0.88%) Gradle
7 1 (0.88%) Android Studio
General
1 5 (4.42%) Retail
1 5 (4.42%) Marketing
2 2 (1.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 96 (84.96%) Developer
2 55 (48.67%) Java Developer
3 25 (22.12%) Senior Developer
4 22 (19.47%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 19 (16.81%) Analyst
6 16 (14.16%) Senior Analyst
6 16 (14.16%) Developer Analyst
7 10 (8.85%) Web Developer
8 8 (7.08%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (7.08%) Junior
9 7 (6.19%) Senior Web Developer
9 7 (6.19%) Junior Developer
9 7 (6.19%) Graduate
10 6 (5.31%) Senior Java Web Developer
10 6 (5.31%) Graduate Java Developer
10 6 (5.31%) Java Web Developer
10 6 (5.31%) Junior Java Developer
10 6 (5.31%) Graduate Developer
10 6 (5.31%) Software Developer
11 5 (4.42%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (33.63%) .NET
1 38 (33.63%) Hibernate
1 38 (33.63%) Spring
2 32 (28.32%) J2EE
3 25 (22.12%) HTML
4 23 (20.35%) CSS
5 20 (17.70%) jQuery
6 16 (14.16%) Grails
7 12 (10.62%) ASP.NET
8 11 (9.73%) Java EE
9 7 (6.19%) Ajax
9 7 (6.19%) Spring MVC
10 6 (5.31%) JSON
10 6 (5.31%) XML
11 5 (4.42%) Struts
12 4 (3.54%) Django
12 4 (3.54%) Middleware
13 3 (2.65%) Web Services
13 3 (2.65%) SOAP
14 2 (1.77%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.31%) PDA
2 5 (4.42%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.77%) User Experience
4 2 (1.77%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.77%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.19%) Linux
2 5 (4.42%) Windows
2 5 (4.42%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.42%) Android
3 2 (1.77%) CentOS
3 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.77%) AIX
3 2 (1.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.93%) OO
3 17 (15.04%) OOD
4 16 (14.16%) Performance Management
5 14 (12.39%) MVC
6 13 (11.50%) OOP
7 12 (10.62%) Web Development
8 11 (9.73%) Scrum
9 8 (7.08%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (7.08%) Release Management
9 8 (7.08%) Asset Management
10 6 (5.31%) Manual Testing
10 6 (5.31%) Time Management
10 6 (5.31%) Software Architecture
10 6 (5.31%) SOA
11 5 (4.42%) Service Management
11 5 (4.42%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.42%) Android Development
11 5 (4.42%) iOS Development
11 5 (4.42%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (39.82%) SQL
2 30 (26.55%) JavaScript
3 27 (23.89%) C#
4 25 (22.12%) PHP
5 20 (17.70%) Objective-C
6 16 (14.16%) Groovy
7 15 (13.27%) C++
8 8 (7.08%) VB.NET
9 6 (5.31%) VB
9 6 (5.31%) VB6
10 5 (4.42%) Python
11 4 (3.54%) PowerHouse
11 4 (3.54%) ABAP
12 3 (2.65%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.77%) COBOL
14 1 (0.88%) C
14 1 (0.88%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.65%) ISEB
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (17.70%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.42%) Oracle
3 4 (3.54%) SAP
4 2 (1.77%) Zend
4 2 (1.77%) IBM
4 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
Preston, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
MESM
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus company bonus scheme.
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum Extensive Blue-Chip Support
Posted: 6 days ago
Rossendale
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Lancaster
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £26000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago