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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 12 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 52 58 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.76% 12.11% 12.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.72% 18.59% 20.27%
Number of salaries quoted 52 42 72
Average salary £42,500 £38,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,050 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
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
251 312 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 56.79% 65.14% 59.20%
Number of salaries quoted 226 280 348
Average salary £35,000 £34,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% +10.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Preston +6 18 £55,000 +83.33%
Blackburn +4 12 £40,500 +1.25% 3
Burnley - 12 £56,250 -
Newton-le-Willows - 4 £32,500 -
Chorley -4 2 £34,000 +3.03%
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 52 (45.61%) Hibernate
2 50 (43.86%) SQL
3 49 (42.98%) Spring
4 44 (38.60%) J2EE
5 36 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (30.70%) HTML
7 33 (28.95%) .NET
8 32 (28.07%) CSS
9 31 (27.19%) TDD
10 30 (26.32%) Scrum
10 30 (26.32%) JavaScript
10 30 (26.32%) E-Commerce
11 29 (25.44%) Struts
12 25 (21.93%) C#
13 24 (21.05%) PHP
14 23 (20.18%) Web Development
15 22 (19.30%) HTML5
15 22 (19.30%) ASP.NET
16 17 (14.91%) Web Services
17 16 (14.04%) JDBC
17 16 (14.04%) Tomcat
17 16 (14.04%) Website Architecture
18 15 (13.16%) Apache
18 15 (13.16%) C++
18 15 (13.16%) Software Engineering
19 14 (12.28%) Ruby
19 14 (12.28%) Finance
19 14 (12.28%) Microsoft
20 13 (11.40%) XML
21 12 (10.53%) OO

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (14.04%) Tomcat
2 15 (13.16%) Apache
3 6 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.51%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.75%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.75%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (1.75%) Documentum
5 2 (1.75%) CMS
5 2 (1.75%) Liferay
5 2 (1.75%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (1.75%) IBM Connections
5 2 (1.75%) Jetty
6 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (8.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.65%) MySQL
1 11 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.88%) MS Access
5 1 (0.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Subversion
2 7 (6.14%) Selenium
3 3 (2.63%) MyEclipse
3 3 (2.63%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.88%) JUnit
5 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (12.28%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Marketing
3 4 (3.51%) Retail
4 2 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 76 (66.67%) Developer
2 54 (47.37%) Java Developer
3 18 (15.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 15 (13.16%) Analyst
5 12 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 9 (7.89%) J2EE Developer
7 8 (7.02%) Consultant
7 8 (7.02%) Java Consultant
8 7 (6.14%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (6.14%) Agile Business Analyst
8 7 (6.14%) Architect
8 7 (6.14%) Business Analyst
8 7 (6.14%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (5.26%) Test Analyst
9 6 (5.26%) Programmer
9 6 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
10 5 (4.39%) Graduate Developer
10 5 (4.39%) Graduate
11 4 (3.51%) Java Software Engineer
11 4 (3.51%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (45.61%) Hibernate
2 49 (42.98%) Spring
3 44 (38.60%) J2EE
4 35 (30.70%) HTML
5 33 (28.95%) .NET
6 32 (28.07%) CSS
7 29 (25.44%) Struts
8 22 (19.30%) HTML5
8 22 (19.30%) ASP.NET
9 17 (14.91%) Web Services
10 16 (14.04%) JDBC
11 13 (11.40%) XML
12 12 (10.53%) CSS3
13 10 (8.77%) JSP
14 9 (7.89%) jQuery
14 9 (7.89%) JSON
14 9 (7.89%) Ajax
15 8 (7.02%) Java EE
16 7 (6.14%) .NET Framework
17 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.26%) Streaming Media
2 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.63%) New Media
3 3 (2.63%) Open Source
3 3 (2.63%) W3C
4 2 (1.75%) Life Science
5 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.26%) Android
1 6 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.51%) Linux
3 2 (1.75%) Windows
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (27.19%) TDD
3 30 (26.32%) Scrum
3 30 (26.32%) E-Commerce
4 23 (20.18%) Web Development
5 16 (14.04%) Website Architecture
6 15 (13.16%) Software Engineering
7 12 (10.53%) OO
7 12 (10.53%) OOP
7 12 (10.53%) Automated Testing
8 11 (9.65%) Waterfall
8 11 (9.65%) UML
9 10 (8.77%) OOA/OOD
9 10 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (8.77%) BDD
10 9 (7.89%) Business Analysis
10 9 (7.89%) RAD
11 8 (7.02%) MVC
12 7 (6.14%) User Stories
13 6 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (43.86%) SQL
2 30 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 25 (21.93%) C#
4 24 (21.05%) PHP
5 15 (13.16%) C++
6 14 (12.28%) Ruby
7 10 (8.77%) VB
7 10 (8.77%) Scala
8 9 (7.89%) PowerHouse
9 7 (6.14%) VB.NET
9 7 (6.14%) C
10 6 (5.26%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.88%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.65%) Degree
2 6 (5.26%) ISEB
3 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.63%) MCSE
3 3 (2.63%) MCP
4 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.65%) JBoss
3 10 (8.77%) Oracle
4 3 (2.63%) Zend
5 2 (1.75%) Lotus
5 2 (1.75%) IBM
6 1 (0.88%) Business Objects
Lancashire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn
Ascent People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago