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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 21 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Java 52 59 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.26% 11.94% 15.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.51% 19.80% 22.56%
Number of salaries quoted 50 58 66
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £25,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
315 298 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 62.13% 60.32% 66.89%
Number of salaries quoted 305 264 271
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 20 £30,000 -45.45% 3
Chorley +13 13 £37,500 +41.50% 1
Blackburn +9 11 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Lancaster +6 3 £29,358 -9.66%
Accrington -5 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Skelmersdale - 1 £25,000 -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (38.79%) SQL
2 43 (37.07%) .NET
3 37 (31.90%) JavaScript
4 35 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (30.17%) Spring
5 31 (26.72%) Hibernate
6 28 (24.14%) HTML
7 26 (22.41%) C#
8 24 (20.69%) CSS
8 24 (20.69%) J2EE
9 23 (19.83%) PHP
10 22 (18.97%) jQuery
11 21 (18.10%) SQL Server
12 20 (17.24%) Objective-C
13 18 (15.52%) Performance Management
13 18 (15.52%) MS Excel
13 18 (15.52%) OOD
14 17 (14.66%) Microsoft
14 17 (14.66%) MVC
15 16 (13.79%) Oracle
15 16 (13.79%) OOP
16 15 (12.93%) OO
17 14 (12.07%) Apache
18 13 (11.21%) Subversion
18 13 (11.21%) ASP.NET
19 12 (10.34%) Groovy
19 12 (10.34%) Mentoring
19 12 (10.34%) SharePoint
19 12 (10.34%) Grails
20 10 (8.62%) Java EE

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (12.07%) Apache
2 12 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 10 (8.62%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.31%) IIS
4 5 (4.31%) Drupal
5 3 (2.59%) JBoss
6 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.72%) WordPress
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.86%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.86%) Node.js
7 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.86%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (15.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.17%) Internet
2 1 (0.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.17%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.59%) MySQL
4 3 (2.59%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.59%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (1.72%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.86%) DB2
6 1 (0.86%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 13 (11.21%) Subversion
2 7 (6.03%) Maven
2 7 (6.03%) Eclipse
3 5 (4.31%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (3.45%) Selenium
4 4 (3.45%) JUnit
5 2 (1.72%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.72%) eggPlant
5 2 (1.72%) Facilita Forecast
5 2 (1.72%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.72%) JBuilder
5 2 (1.72%) JMeter
5 2 (1.72%) Xcode
6 1 (0.86%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.86%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.86%) Gradle
General
1 6 (5.17%) Retail
1 6 (5.17%) Marketing
2 4 (3.45%) Billing
2 4 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 89 (76.72%) Developer
2 45 (38.79%) Java Developer
3 23 (19.83%) Senior Developer
4 16 (13.79%) Analyst
4 16 (13.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 12 (10.34%) Developer Analyst
5 12 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (8.62%) Web Developer
7 9 (7.76%) Junior
8 8 (6.90%) Development Manager
8 8 (6.90%) Junior Developer
9 7 (6.03%) Junior Java Developer
9 7 (6.03%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (6.03%) Development Team Leader
9 7 (6.03%) Team Leader
10 6 (5.17%) SAP Consultant
10 6 (5.17%) Senior Web Developer
10 6 (5.17%) Graduate
10 6 (5.17%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (37.07%) .NET
2 35 (30.17%) Spring
3 31 (26.72%) Hibernate
4 28 (24.14%) HTML
5 24 (20.69%) J2EE
5 24 (20.69%) CSS
6 22 (18.97%) jQuery
7 13 (11.21%) ASP.NET
8 12 (10.34%) Grails
9 10 (8.62%) Java EE
10 9 (7.76%) JSON
10 9 (7.76%) Web Services
11 8 (6.90%) XML
12 6 (5.17%) SAP Basis
12 6 (5.17%) Spring MVC
13 5 (4.31%) Django
13 5 (4.31%) RESTful
13 5 (4.31%) HTML5
13 5 (4.31%) Struts
14 3 (2.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.03%) Mobile App
1 7 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.17%) PDA
3 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.72%) User Experience
4 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.86%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.76%) Linux
1 9 (7.76%) Apple iOS
2 7 (6.03%) Android
3 6 (5.17%) Windows
4 1 (0.86%) AIX
4 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.86%) CentOS
4 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.52%) OOD
2 18 (15.52%) Performance Management
3 17 (14.66%) MVC
4 16 (13.79%) OOP
5 15 (12.93%) OO
6 12 (10.34%) Mentoring
7 10 (8.62%) Release Management
7 10 (8.62%) Asset Management
7 10 (8.62%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (7.76%) Web Development
9 8 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (6.90%) Scrum
10 7 (6.03%) TDD
10 7 (6.03%) Line Management
10 7 (6.03%) Android Development
10 7 (6.03%) iOS Development
11 6 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (5.17%) Software Architecture
11 6 (5.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 45 (38.79%) SQL
2 37 (31.90%) JavaScript
3 26 (22.41%) C#
4 23 (19.83%) PHP
5 20 (17.24%) Objective-C
6 12 (10.34%) Groovy
7 10 (8.62%) C++
7 10 (8.62%) VB.NET
7 10 (8.62%) ABAP
8 6 (5.17%) Python
8 6 (5.17%) VB
8 6 (5.17%) VB6
9 4 (3.45%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.86%) COBOL
10 1 (0.86%) Ruby
10 1 (0.86%) X++
10 1 (0.86%) Scala
10 1 (0.86%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.45%) ISEB
3 1 (0.86%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 17 (14.66%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.79%) Oracle
3 10 (8.62%) SAP
4 2 (1.72%) IBM
4 2 (1.72%) Apple
4 2 (1.72%) Zend
5 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
Chorley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn
Ascent People
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Preston
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
UK - London, Manchester, Preston, Bristol
Guru Careers
Salary: £35 - 45k (DOE) + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago