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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 13 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Java 71 67 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.09% 13.04% 8.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.13% 20.49% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 54 62 37
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £46,850
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,589
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.45%
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
336 327 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 66.67% 63.62% 55.62%
Number of salaries quoted 284 300 261
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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 +1 22 £37,250 -3.24% 2
Blackburn +1 8 £37,500 +7.14%
Chorley -4 7 £25,000 -11.50%
Newton-le-Willows -2 3 £42,500 +30.76%
Accrington - 2 £37,500 -
Lancaster - 1 £47,500 -
Rossendale - 1 £37,500 - 2
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 50 (42.02%) SQL
2 44 (36.97%) Hibernate
3 42 (35.29%) Spring
3 42 (35.29%) HTML
3 42 (35.29%) J2EE
4 38 (31.93%) CSS
5 36 (30.25%) JavaScript
6 33 (27.73%) .NET
7 28 (23.53%) C#
8 26 (21.85%) C++
9 25 (21.01%) Microsoft
10 24 (20.17%) Objective-C
10 24 (20.17%) OO
11 23 (19.33%) Scrum
12 22 (18.49%) Tomcat
13 21 (17.65%) MS Excel
14 20 (16.81%) PHP
14 20 (16.81%) SQL Server
15 19 (15.97%) Subversion
15 19 (15.97%) jQuery
16 17 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (14.29%) Apache
17 16 (13.45%) SharePoint
17 16 (13.45%) Performance Management
17 16 (13.45%) Groovy
17 16 (13.45%) Grails
18 15 (12.61%) Web Development
18 15 (12.61%) HTML5
18 15 (12.61%) OOP
18 15 (12.61%) XML

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 22 (18.49%) Tomcat
2 17 (14.29%) Apache
3 16 (13.45%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.52%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.72%) Internet
2 2 (1.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.81%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.04%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.20%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (4.20%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.52%) MySQL
7 2 (1.68%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.68%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (1.68%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (15.97%) Subversion
2 12 (10.08%) Eclipse
3 9 (7.56%) Maven
4 5 (4.20%) Selenium
4 5 (4.20%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.36%) JUnit
6 3 (2.52%) eggPlant
6 3 (2.52%) Facilita Forecast
6 3 (2.52%) MyEclipse
6 3 (2.52%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.52%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.68%) JMeter
8 1 (0.84%) Gradle
8 1 (0.84%) Android Studio
General
1 6 (5.04%) Retail
2 3 (2.52%) Finance
3 2 (1.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 99 (83.19%) Developer
2 63 (52.94%) Java Developer
3 29 (24.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 25 (21.01%) Senior Developer
5 19 (15.97%) Analyst
6 16 (13.45%) Senior Analyst
6 16 (13.45%) Developer Analyst
7 9 (7.56%) Graduate Developer
7 9 (7.56%) Graduate Java Developer
7 9 (7.56%) Graduate
8 8 (6.72%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Junior Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Senior Web Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Architect
9 6 (5.04%) Junior
9 6 (5.04%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Web Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Senior Java Web Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Java Web Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (36.97%) Hibernate
2 42 (35.29%) Spring
2 42 (35.29%) HTML
2 42 (35.29%) J2EE
3 38 (31.93%) CSS
4 33 (27.73%) .NET
5 19 (15.97%) jQuery
6 16 (13.45%) Grails
7 15 (12.61%) HTML5
7 15 (12.61%) XML
8 14 (11.76%) Java EE
9 12 (10.08%) Web Services
10 11 (9.24%) JSP
11 9 (7.56%) Struts
11 9 (7.56%) ASP.NET
11 9 (7.56%) Ajax
12 8 (6.72%) Spring MVC
12 8 (6.72%) CSS3
13 6 (5.04%) SOAP
14 5 (4.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.04%) Streaming Media
1 6 (5.04%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.20%) PDA
3 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.52%) W3C
3 3 (2.52%) New Media
4 2 (1.68%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.68%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.84%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.56%) Android
1 9 (7.56%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.52%) Linux
2 3 (2.52%) UNIX
3 2 (1.68%) Windows
3 2 (1.68%) AIX
3 2 (1.68%) CentOS
3 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.17%) OO
2 23 (19.33%) Scrum
3 17 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (13.45%) Performance Management
5 15 (12.61%) Web Development
5 15 (12.61%) OOP
6 13 (10.92%) OOD
6 13 (10.92%) TDD
7 10 (8.40%) MVC
8 9 (7.56%) Software Engineering
9 7 (5.88%) SOA
9 7 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.04%) Service Delivery
10 6 (5.04%) Pair Programming
11 5 (4.20%) Automated Testing
11 5 (4.20%) Service Management
11 5 (4.20%) Software Architecture
11 5 (4.20%) Time Management
12 4 (3.36%) Manual Testing
12 4 (3.36%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (42.02%) SQL
2 36 (30.25%) JavaScript
3 28 (23.53%) C#
4 26 (21.85%) C++
5 24 (20.17%) Objective-C
6 20 (16.81%) PHP
7 16 (13.45%) Groovy
8 6 (5.04%) Ruby
8 6 (5.04%) C
8 6 (5.04%) VB.NET
9 5 (4.20%) VB
9 5 (4.20%) PowerHouse
9 5 (4.20%) VB6
10 3 (2.52%) ABAP
11 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.68%) COBOL
12 1 (0.84%) Python
12 1 (0.84%) X++
12 1 (0.84%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (5.88%) Degree
2 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.52%) MCP
2 3 (2.52%) MCSE
3 2 (1.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (21.01%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.04%) JBoss
3 4 (3.36%) Oracle
4 3 (2.52%) SAP
5 2 (1.68%) IBM
5 2 (1.68%) Red Hat
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