The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 12 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Java 63 40 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.52% 8.26% 10.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.26% 14.29% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 48 35 45
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £24,200 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £40,000 £37,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
283 280 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 60.73% 57.85% 64.39%
Number of salaries quoted 236 257 296
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Java
North West

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +11 24 £37,000 -0.67% 5
Chorley +1 16 £30,000 +13.20% 1
Blackburn +2 8 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Newton-le-Willows 0 3 £42,500 +30.76%
Accrington - 2 £37,500 -
Lancaster - 1 £47,500 -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 46 (40.71%) Hibernate
2 45 (39.82%) J2EE
3 42 (37.17%) SQL
4 41 (36.28%) HTML
4 41 (36.28%) Spring
5 36 (31.86%) JavaScript
5 36 (31.86%) CSS
6 33 (29.20%) .NET
7 28 (24.78%) Scrum
8 26 (23.01%) C#
9 24 (21.24%) TDD
9 24 (21.24%) Microsoft
10 22 (19.47%) C++
10 22 (19.47%) OO
11 19 (16.81%) Tomcat
12 17 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (15.04%) Objective-C
12 17 (15.04%) PHP
12 17 (15.04%) Web Development
13 16 (14.16%) jQuery
13 16 (14.16%) SQL Server
13 16 (14.16%) XML
14 15 (13.27%) Subversion
15 14 (12.39%) Java EE
15 14 (12.39%) HTML5
15 14 (12.39%) Apache
16 12 (10.62%) JSP
16 12 (10.62%) ASP.NET
16 12 (10.62%) Eclipse
16 12 (10.62%) Web Services

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 19 (16.81%) Tomcat
2 14 (12.39%) Apache
3 11 (9.73%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.42%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.54%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.88%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.88%) Liferay
7 1 (0.88%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 11 (9.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.42%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.08%) Internet
2 2 (1.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (6.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (5.31%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.42%) MySQL
4 5 (4.42%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.65%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.77%) DB2
6 2 (1.77%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (13.27%) Subversion
2 12 (10.62%) Eclipse
3 8 (7.08%) Selenium
4 5 (4.42%) Maven
5 4 (3.54%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.65%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (2.65%) MyEclipse
7 2 (1.77%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.77%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.77%) eggPlant
7 2 (1.77%) Facilita Forecast
7 2 (1.77%) JUnit
8 1 (0.88%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.88%) Gradle
8 1 (0.88%) JMeter
General
1 6 (5.31%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Retail
3 2 (1.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 84 (74.34%) Developer
2 60 (53.10%) Java Developer
3 26 (23.01%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 20 (17.70%) Senior Developer
5 18 (15.93%) Analyst
6 11 (9.73%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (9.73%) Developer Analyst
7 9 (7.96%) Graduate Developer
7 9 (7.96%) Graduate Java Developer
7 9 (7.96%) Graduate
8 8 (7.08%) Software Engineer
9 7 (6.19%) Architect
10 6 (5.31%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (4.42%) Agile Business Analyst
11 5 (4.42%) Business Analyst
11 5 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.42%) Systems Analyst
11 5 (4.42%) Consultant
11 5 (4.42%) J2EE Developer
11 5 (4.42%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (40.71%) Hibernate
2 45 (39.82%) J2EE
3 41 (36.28%) HTML
3 41 (36.28%) Spring
4 36 (31.86%) CSS
5 33 (29.20%) .NET
6 16 (14.16%) XML
6 16 (14.16%) jQuery
7 14 (12.39%) HTML5
7 14 (12.39%) Java EE
8 12 (10.62%) Web Services
8 12 (10.62%) ASP.NET
8 12 (10.62%) JSP
9 11 (9.73%) Grails
10 10 (8.85%) Struts
11 9 (7.96%) Ajax
12 7 (6.19%) .NET Framework
12 7 (6.19%) Spring MVC
12 7 (6.19%) CSS3
13 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.31%) Streaming Media
2 4 (3.54%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.54%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.65%) New Media
3 3 (2.65%) W3C
4 2 (1.77%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.77%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.19%) Android
1 7 (6.19%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.65%) UNIX
2 3 (2.65%) Windows
3 2 (1.77%) AIX
3 2 (1.77%) Linux
3 2 (1.77%) CentOS
3 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.78%) Scrum
2 24 (21.24%) TDD
3 22 (19.47%) OO
4 17 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (15.04%) Web Development
5 11 (9.73%) Performance Management
5 11 (9.73%) Software Engineering
5 11 (9.73%) OOP
5 11 (9.73%) OOD
6 10 (8.85%) E-Commerce
7 8 (7.08%) Automated Testing
8 7 (6.19%) UML
9 6 (5.31%) SOA
9 6 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (5.31%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.31%) MVC
9 6 (5.31%) Pair Programming
9 6 (5.31%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (5.31%) Waterfall
10 5 (4.42%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 42 (37.17%) SQL
2 36 (31.86%) JavaScript
3 26 (23.01%) C#
4 22 (19.47%) C++
5 17 (15.04%) PHP
5 17 (15.04%) Objective-C
6 11 (9.73%) Groovy
7 6 (5.31%) Ruby
7 6 (5.31%) C
8 5 (4.42%) PowerHouse
9 4 (3.54%) Scala
10 3 (2.65%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.77%) COBOL
12 1 (0.88%) VB
12 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.88%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (7.96%) Degree
2 3 (2.65%) MCP
2 3 (2.65%) MCSE
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.77%) ISEB
4 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 24 (21.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.31%) Oracle
2 6 (5.31%) JBoss
3 3 (2.65%) IBM
4 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.88%) Lotus
5 1 (0.88%) SAP
Preston, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + car, bonus, excellent package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leyland, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 9 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Leigh, Lancashire
Key Computers
Salary: 23-28k depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 8 days ago
Blackburn
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 days ago