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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 17 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 45 52 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.25% 11.48% 11.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.48% 19.40% 20.16%
Number of salaries quoted 43 47 50
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,592 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
231 268 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 57.75% 59.16% 56.36%
Number of salaries quoted 202 213 223
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 -1 14 £38,250 +9.28% 7
Chorley -4 7 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Lytham St Annes +8 3 £32,000 -8.57%
Blackburn -4 3 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Burnley - 2 £32,500 -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (52.08%) HTML
2 49 (51.04%) JavaScript
3 42 (43.75%) CSS
4 41 (42.71%) Spring
5 37 (38.54%) SQL
5 37 (38.54%) Degree
6 35 (36.46%) Hibernate
7 32 (33.33%) jQuery
8 31 (32.29%) MVC
9 27 (28.13%) Tomcat
10 22 (22.92%) Unit Testing
11 21 (21.88%) Web Development
12 18 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (17.71%) QA
14 13 (13.54%) C++
14 13 (13.54%) Selenium
15 12 (12.50%) HTML5
15 12 (12.50%) C#
15 12 (12.50%) .NET
15 12 (12.50%) IBM
16 11 (11.46%) Middleware
16 11 (11.46%) CSS3
16 11 (11.46%) User Experience
16 11 (11.46%) Test Scripting
16 11 (11.46%) User Acceptance Testing
16 11 (11.46%) Git (software)
16 11 (11.46%) Defect Management
17 10 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (10.42%) Relational Database
17 10 (10.42%) Functional Testing

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 27 (28.13%) Tomcat
2 9 (9.38%) WebSphere
3 8 (8.33%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 6 (6.25%) IIS
5 5 (5.21%) Mule
6 4 (4.17%) SAP EP
6 4 (4.17%) SAP Portal
7 2 (2.08%) CMS
7 2 (2.08%) Node.js
8 1 (1.04%) CICS
8 1 (1.04%) JBoss
8 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (5.21%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) GitHub
2 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.42%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.08%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.04%) DB2
4 1 (1.04%) MySQL
4 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (13.54%) Selenium
2 11 (11.46%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.42%) Maven
4 9 (9.38%) JIRA
5 7 (7.29%) Jenkins
5 7 (7.29%) WebDriver
6 4 (4.17%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.17%) Gerrit
6 4 (4.17%) JMeter
6 4 (4.17%) JUnit
6 4 (4.17%) Mercurial
7 3 (3.13%) Gradle
8 2 (2.08%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.08%) Subversion
9 1 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.04%) Advertising
2 1 (1.04%) Finance
2 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (68.75%) Developer
2 41 (42.71%) Java Developer
3 18 (18.75%) Analyst
4 14 (14.58%) Software Developer
5 12 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
6 11 (11.46%) Java Engineer
7 9 (9.38%) QA Analyst
7 9 (9.38%) QA Engineer
7 9 (9.38%) QA Test Analyst
7 9 (9.38%) QA Test Engineer
7 9 (9.38%) QA Tester
7 9 (9.38%) Test Analyst
7 9 (9.38%) Test Engineer
7 9 (9.38%) Tester
8 8 (8.33%) Applications Developer
8 8 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 8 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
9 5 (5.21%) UI Designer
9 5 (5.21%) UI/UX Designer
9 5 (5.21%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (52.08%) HTML
2 42 (43.75%) CSS
3 41 (42.71%) Spring
4 35 (36.46%) Hibernate
5 32 (33.33%) jQuery
6 12 (12.50%) .NET
6 12 (12.50%) HTML5
7 11 (11.46%) CSS3
7 11 (11.46%) Middleware
8 9 (9.38%) Web Services
8 9 (9.38%) XML
9 8 (8.33%) IBM Integration Bus
9 8 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (7.29%) J2EE
11 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET
12 5 (5.21%) RESTful
12 5 (5.21%) Spring MVC
13 4 (4.17%) SAP Fiori
13 4 (4.17%) SAPUI5
13 4 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) User Experience
2 10 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.21%) iPad
3 5 (5.21%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.13%) AS400
4 3 (3.13%) FMCG
4 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.08%) Social Network
6 1 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.04%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.42%) Unix
2 8 (8.33%) Linux
2 8 (8.33%) Windows
3 3 (3.13%) Android
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.29%) MVC
2 22 (22.92%) Unit Testing
3 21 (21.88%) Web Development
4 18 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (11.46%) Defect Management
5 11 (11.46%) Test Scripting
5 11 (11.46%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (10.42%) Functional Testing
7 9 (9.38%) Automated Testing
7 9 (9.38%) QA Automation
7 9 (9.38%) Regression Testing
7 9 (9.38%) Workflow
8 8 (8.33%) SOA
9 7 (7.29%) Front End Development
9 7 (7.29%) SDLC
10 6 (6.25%) Software Engineering
11 5 (5.21%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.21%) OO
11 5 (5.21%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (5.21%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 49 (51.04%) JavaScript
2 37 (38.54%) SQL
3 13 (13.54%) C++
4 12 (12.50%) C#
5 6 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.17%) ABAP
6 4 (4.17%) COBOL
6 4 (4.17%) Ruby
7 2 (2.08%) Groovy
7 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.04%) JCL
8 1 (1.04%) RPG
8 1 (1.04%) VB
8 1 (1.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 37 (38.54%) Degree
2 5 (5.21%) HND
3 4 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) ISEB
4 2 (2.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.13%) Docker
2 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (1.04%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (12.50%) IBM
2 8 (8.33%) MuleSoft
2 8 (8.33%) Software AG
2 8 (8.33%) webMethods
3 7 (7.29%) SAP
4 6 (6.25%) Oracle
5 5 (5.21%) Adobe
5 5 (5.21%) HP
5 5 (5.21%) Telerik
6 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.08%) Google
7 2 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.04%) Cisco
Lancaster, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + excellent training and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £45k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, BUPA, Life Cover, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Bonus, RSU, Pension, Medical, Travel, Health & Life Insura
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CIC Preston
Salary: From £25,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CIC Preston
Salary: From £25,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Preston
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Medical Insurance
Posted: 14 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
EDM Group
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CIC Preston
Salary: From £36,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CIC Preston
Salary: From £25,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Medical Insurance
Posted: 24 days ago