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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 19 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 53 40 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.75% 9.95% 8.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.67% 17.94% 13.83%
Number of salaries quoted 47 40 34
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
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
300 223 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 60.85% 55.47% 63.47%
Number of salaries quoted 234 195 284
Average salary £35,700 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,961 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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 -4 16 £35,000 -6.04% 6
Blackburn -2 14 £39,250 - 8
Burnley -2 4 £27,500 -51.11%
Chorley -6 3 £27,500 -8.33% 6
Lytham St Annes - 3 £40,000 -
Rossendale - 2 £42,500 -
Accrington - 1 £41,000 -
Blackpool - 1 £40,000 -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 59 (51.30%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.91%) Oracle
3 38 (33.04%) SQL Server
4 36 (31.30%) HTML
4 36 (31.30%) SQL
5 34 (29.57%) JavaScript
6 32 (27.83%) CSS
7 29 (25.22%) .NET
8 25 (21.74%) XML
9 22 (19.13%) Hibernate
9 22 (19.13%) Spring
10 21 (18.26%) Web Services
11 20 (17.39%) Finance
12 18 (15.65%) C#
12 18 (15.65%) WebSphere
12 18 (15.65%) Mentoring
13 17 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (14.78%) QA
13 17 (14.78%) OO
14 16 (13.91%) Tomcat
14 16 (13.91%) E-Commerce
14 16 (13.91%) PRINCE2
14 16 (13.91%) MVC
15 15 (13.04%) J2EE
16 14 (12.17%) Selenium
16 14 (12.17%) WebDriver
17 13 (11.30%) Waterfall
17 13 (11.30%) Subversion
18 12 (10.43%) TDD
18 12 (10.43%) RESTful

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 18 (15.65%) WebSphere
2 16 (13.91%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.96%) Apache Solr
3 8 (6.96%) JBoss
3 8 (6.96%) FileNet
4 6 (5.22%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (5.22%) Apache
5 3 (2.61%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (2.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.87%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) FTP
1 3 (2.61%) HTTP
1 3 (2.61%) HTTPS
1 3 (2.61%) Network Security
2 1 (0.87%) Firewall
2 1 (0.87%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (33.04%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.57%) MongoDB
2 11 (9.57%) NoSQL
2 11 (9.57%) DB2
3 8 (6.96%) MySQL
4 4 (3.48%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (2.61%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.61%) MS Access
5 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.74%) SQLBase
6 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.74%) JasperReports
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (12.17%) Selenium
1 14 (12.17%) WebDriver
2 13 (11.30%) Subversion
3 3 (2.61%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.61%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.61%) Maven
4 2 (1.74%) Ant
4 2 (1.74%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.87%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.87%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (17.39%) Finance
2 11 (9.57%) Billing
2 11 (9.57%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.96%) Marketing
4 4 (3.48%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.87%) Military
6 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.87%) Avionics
6 1 (0.87%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 65 (56.52%) Developer
2 44 (38.26%) Java Developer
3 18 (15.65%) Senior Developer
3 18 (15.65%) Analyst
4 14 (12.17%) Test Analyst
5 10 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 9 (7.83%) Senior C# Developer
6 9 (7.83%) Development Manager
7 8 (6.96%) Consultant
8 7 (6.09%) Junior
8 7 (6.09%) Graduate
9 6 (5.22%) Automation Analyst
9 6 (5.22%) Trainee
9 6 (5.22%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (5.22%) Graduate Java Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Graduate Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Software Development Manager
10 5 (4.35%) Software Manager
11 4 (3.48%) FileNet Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.30%) HTML
2 32 (27.83%) CSS
3 29 (25.22%) .NET
4 25 (21.74%) XML
5 22 (19.13%) Hibernate
5 22 (19.13%) Spring
6 21 (18.26%) Web Services
7 15 (13.04%) J2EE
8 12 (10.43%) RESTful
9 11 (9.57%) JSON
9 11 (9.57%) JSP
10 9 (7.83%) jQuery
11 6 (5.22%) HTML5
11 6 (5.22%) Java EE
12 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET
12 4 (3.48%) EJB
12 4 (3.48%) XSLT
12 4 (3.48%) SAP Basis
13 3 (2.61%) Middleware
13 3 (2.61%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.61%) TRADACOMS
2 3 (2.61%) Open Source
2 3 (2.61%) PDA
3 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.57%) Linux
2 4 (3.48%) Android
2 4 (3.48%) Windows
3 2 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (51.30%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.65%) Mentoring
3 17 (14.78%) OO
4 16 (13.91%) E-Commerce
4 16 (13.91%) PRINCE2
4 16 (13.91%) MVC
5 13 (11.30%) Waterfall
6 12 (10.43%) TDD
6 12 (10.43%) QMS
6 12 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (9.57%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (8.70%) Scrum
9 7 (6.09%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (6.09%) Coaching
9 7 (6.09%) Line Management
10 6 (5.22%) Automation Testing
10 6 (5.22%) Refactoring
10 6 (5.22%) CRM
11 5 (4.35%) Unit Testing
11 5 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (31.30%) SQL
2 34 (29.57%) JavaScript
3 18 (15.65%) C#
4 11 (9.57%) VB.NET
5 10 (8.70%) COBOL
6 6 (5.22%) PHP
7 4 (3.48%) ABAP
8 3 (2.61%) VB
8 3 (2.61%) Perl
8 3 (2.61%) Python
8 3 (2.61%) Groovy
8 3 (2.61%) VB6
9 2 (1.74%) Ruby
9 2 (1.74%) VBA
10 1 (0.87%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (7.83%) Degree
2 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.61%) OCPJWCD
3 3 (2.61%) OCPJP
3 3 (2.61%) OCMJD
3 3 (2.61%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (2.61%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.87%) ISEB
4 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) Ansible
1 2 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.74%) Puppet
2 1 (0.87%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 39 (33.91%) Oracle
2 9 (7.83%) IBM
3 7 (6.09%) webMethods
3 7 (6.09%) SAP
4 6 (5.22%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (4.35%) HP
6 4 (3.48%) Software AG
6 4 (3.48%) Informatica
7 3 (2.61%) Sun
7 3 (2.61%) GUPTA
8 1 (0.87%) Pega
Blackburn, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chorley
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Lancashire
Stem Graduates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
ROQ IT Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
ROQ IT Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
ROQ IT Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn
Mason Frank
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Mason Frank
Salary: £50 - £70 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Cegedimrx
Salary: From £36,000 to £45,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, IIP, ISEB
Posted: 7 days ago
Blackburn
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Blackburn
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago