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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 16 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Java 62 60 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.55% 13.10% 15.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.31% 22.14% 24.83%
Number of salaries quoted 60 57 68
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £44,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
291 271 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 58.91% 59.17% 64.26%
Number of salaries quoted 274 246 273
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Blackburn +7 32 £39,000 +29.46% 3
Chorley +15 13 £40,000 +49.53% 3
Preston -3 12 £35,750 -37.82% 4
Lancaster +12 1 £29,358 -9.66%
Accrington -3 1 £40,000 +77.77%
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 44 (40.00%) .NET
2 40 (36.36%) SQL
2 40 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (34.55%) JavaScript
4 31 (28.18%) Spring
5 30 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 29 (26.36%) HTML
7 27 (24.55%) Oracle
8 25 (22.73%) CSS
8 25 (22.73%) Hibernate
9 21 (19.09%) C#
10 18 (16.36%) MVC
11 17 (15.45%) jQuery
11 17 (15.45%) Mentoring
12 16 (14.55%) J2EE
13 15 (13.64%) PHP
13 15 (13.64%) OOP
14 14 (12.73%) Linux
14 14 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (11.82%) OOD
15 13 (11.82%) Objective-C
16 12 (10.91%) Subversion
16 12 (10.91%) Tomcat
16 12 (10.91%) ASP.NET
16 12 (10.91%) Web Services
16 12 (10.91%) XML
16 12 (10.91%) Performance Management
17 11 (10.00%) JSON
17 11 (10.00%) VB.NET
18 10 (9.09%) ABAP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 12 (10.91%) Tomcat
2 8 (7.27%) JBoss
2 8 (7.27%) Apache
3 7 (6.36%) Apache Solr
4 5 (4.55%) Drupal
4 5 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.55%) IIS
5 2 (1.82%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.82%) FileNet
5 2 (1.82%) WordPress
6 1 (0.91%) Node.js
6 1 (0.91%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Exstream
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.27%) MongoDB
2 8 (7.27%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (4.55%) MySQL
4 4 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (3.64%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.73%) DB2
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (10.91%) Subversion
2 4 (3.64%) JUnit
2 4 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (3.64%) Maven
3 3 (2.73%) Selenium
4 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.82%) JBuilder
4 2 (1.82%) Xcode
5 1 (0.91%) eggPlant
5 1 (0.91%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (0.91%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.91%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.91%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.91%) JMeter
5 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (9.09%) Marketing
2 8 (7.27%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.27%) Billing
3 4 (3.64%) Finance
4 3 (2.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (70.00%) Developer
2 38 (34.55%) Java Developer
3 19 (17.27%) Senior Developer
4 10 (9.09%) Analyst
4 10 (9.09%) Development Manager
5 9 (8.18%) Graduate
6 8 (7.27%) Junior
7 7 (6.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (6.36%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (6.36%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.36%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 7 (6.36%) Development Team Leader
7 7 (6.36%) Team Leader
7 7 (6.36%) Web Developer
7 7 (6.36%) Consultant
8 6 (5.45%) Junior Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Graduate Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Senior C# Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Graduate Java Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Development Team Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (40.00%) .NET
2 31 (28.18%) Spring
3 29 (26.36%) HTML
4 25 (22.73%) CSS
4 25 (22.73%) Hibernate
5 17 (15.45%) jQuery
6 16 (14.55%) J2EE
7 12 (10.91%) ASP.NET
7 12 (10.91%) Web Services
7 12 (10.91%) XML
8 11 (10.00%) JSON
9 10 (9.09%) Java EE
10 9 (8.18%) RESTful
11 7 (6.36%) SAP Basis
11 7 (6.36%) JSP
12 5 (4.55%) Grails
12 5 (4.55%) Django
13 4 (3.64%) HTML5
14 3 (2.73%) Spring MVC
15 2 (1.82%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.45%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.55%) PDA
4 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.82%) User Experience
6 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.91%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.73%) Linux
2 8 (7.27%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.45%) Windows
3 6 (5.45%) Android
4 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.36%) MVC
3 17 (15.45%) Mentoring
4 15 (13.64%) OOP
5 13 (11.82%) OOD
6 12 (10.91%) Performance Management
7 10 (9.09%) Asset Management
7 10 (9.09%) TDD
7 10 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (9.09%) Release Management
7 10 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 9 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (8.18%) Line Management
8 9 (8.18%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (8.18%) E-Commerce
8 9 (8.18%) OO
9 8 (7.27%) Scrum
9 8 (7.27%) Change Control
10 7 (6.36%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 40 (36.36%) SQL
2 38 (34.55%) JavaScript
3 21 (19.09%) C#
4 15 (13.64%) PHP
5 13 (11.82%) Objective-C
6 11 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 10 (9.09%) ABAP
8 6 (5.45%) Python
9 5 (4.55%) Groovy
9 5 (4.55%) VB6
9 5 (4.55%) VB
10 4 (3.64%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.64%) C++
11 3 (2.73%) COBOL
12 1 (0.91%) Scala
12 1 (0.91%) Ruby
12 1 (0.91%) X++
12 1 (0.91%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (6.36%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.55%) ISEB
3 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.91%) Degree
3 1 (0.91%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 27 (24.55%) Oracle
2 10 (9.09%) SAP
2 10 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.73%) IBM
5 2 (1.82%) HP
5 2 (1.82%) Apple
5 2 (1.82%) Software AG
5 2 (1.82%) Informatica
5 2 (1.82%) webMethods
5 2 (1.82%) Zend
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Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
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Preston
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Blackburn
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Optimus Search
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Excellent Pension
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Excellent Pension
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Chorley
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Chorley
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, IIP, ISEB
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Chorley, Lancashire
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