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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 11 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Java 49 59 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.80% 11.61% 13.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 20.14% 23.83%
Number of salaries quoted 37 58 59
Average salary £40,000 £38,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.57% +17.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
196 293 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 55.21% 57.68% 58.58%
Number of salaries quoted 154 274 234
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,200 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Chorley -5 17 £30,000 -25.00% 5
Preston +10 13 £35,000 +1.44% 1
Accrington +4 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Blackburn -7 1 £35,000 -10.25%
Blackpool - 1 £30,450 - 2
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 51 (45.95%) HTML
2 47 (42.34%) CSS
3 45 (40.54%) JavaScript
3 45 (40.54%) SQL
4 42 (37.84%) Degree
5 39 (35.14%) MVC
6 33 (29.73%) Spring
6 33 (29.73%) jQuery
7 30 (27.03%) Tomcat
8 29 (26.13%) QA
9 26 (23.42%) IBM
10 25 (22.52%) Hibernate
10 25 (22.52%) WebSphere
11 21 (18.92%) Linux
11 21 (18.92%) C++
12 20 (18.02%) Unit Testing
12 20 (18.02%) Relational Database
13 19 (17.12%) Middleware
14 18 (16.22%) C#
14 18 (16.22%) Unix
14 18 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (14.41%) MuleSoft
15 16 (14.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 16 (14.41%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
15 16 (14.41%) Software AG
15 16 (14.41%) WebSphere MQ
15 16 (14.41%) Shell Script
15 16 (14.41%) webMethods
16 13 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (11.71%) Web Design

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 30 (27.03%) Tomcat
2 25 (22.52%) WebSphere
3 16 (14.41%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 8 (7.21%) IIS
4 8 (7.21%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.60%) Apache TomEE
6 4 (3.60%) SAP EP
6 4 (3.60%) SAP Portal
7 3 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.80%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.90%) Apache
9 1 (0.90%) CICS
9 1 (0.90%) JBoss
9 1 (0.90%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (3.60%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.21%) Internet
2 6 (5.41%) HTTP
3 1 (0.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.02%) Relational Database
2 9 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.31%) DB2
4 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.80%) MySQL
5 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (11.71%) Selenium
2 9 (8.11%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.31%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.31%) JIRA
3 7 (6.31%) WebDriver
4 6 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.60%) Maven
6 3 (2.70%) Gradle
6 3 (2.70%) ReSharper
6 3 (2.70%) Subversion
6 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.80%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.80%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.80%) JMeter
7 2 (1.80%) JUnit
7 2 (1.80%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.80%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.90%) IntelliJ
General
1 4 (3.60%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (60.36%) Developer
2 37 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 19 (17.12%) Analyst
4 12 (10.81%) Applications Developer
4 12 (10.81%) Software Developer
5 11 (9.91%) Senior Developer
6 10 (9.01%) Java Software Developer
7 9 (8.11%) Java Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Designer
8 8 (7.21%) Integration Developer
8 8 (7.21%) Junior
8 8 (7.21%) QA Tester
8 8 (7.21%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (7.21%) Test Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Tester
9 7 (6.31%) QA Analyst
9 7 (6.31%) QA Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) QA Test Analyst
9 7 (6.31%) QA Test Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (45.95%) HTML
2 47 (42.34%) CSS
3 33 (29.73%) jQuery
3 33 (29.73%) Spring
4 25 (22.52%) Hibernate
5 19 (17.12%) Middleware
6 16 (14.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 16 (14.41%) WebSphere MQ
7 13 (11.71%) .NET
8 9 (8.11%) CSS3
8 9 (8.11%) HTML5
8 9 (8.11%) JSP
8 9 (8.11%) Spring MVC
8 9 (8.11%) XHTML
9 8 (7.21%) .NET Framework
9 8 (7.21%) DHTML
9 8 (7.21%) Java EE
9 8 (7.21%) Web Services
10 7 (6.31%) J2EE
10 7 (6.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.21%) User Experience
4 6 (5.41%) Mainframe
5 5 (4.50%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (2.70%) AS400
6 3 (2.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.92%) Linux
2 18 (16.22%) Unix
3 8 (7.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.14%) MVC
2 20 (18.02%) Unit Testing
3 13 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (11.71%) Web Design
4 10 (9.01%) Functional Testing
5 9 (8.11%) Defect Management
5 9 (8.11%) Test Scripting
5 9 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (7.21%) Web Development
7 7 (6.31%) Automated Testing
7 7 (6.31%) QA Automation
7 7 (6.31%) Regression Testing
7 7 (6.31%) SDLC
7 7 (6.31%) Software Testing
7 7 (6.31%) Workflow
8 6 (5.41%) Software Engineering
9 5 (4.50%) Data Protection
9 5 (4.50%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (4.50%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (4.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.54%) JavaScript
1 45 (40.54%) SQL
2 21 (18.92%) C++
3 18 (16.22%) C#
4 16 (14.41%) Shell Script
5 9 (8.11%) COBOL
6 8 (7.21%) PHP
6 8 (7.21%) VB
7 7 (6.31%) ABAP
8 5 (4.50%) REXX
9 4 (3.60%) C
10 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.80%) Ruby
12 1 (0.90%) JCL
Qualifications
1 42 (37.84%) Degree
2 7 (6.31%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.50%) HND
4 4 (3.60%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.80%) ISEB
5 2 (1.80%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (26.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (7.21%) Perfmon
2 3 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (23.42%) IBM
2 16 (14.41%) MuleSoft
2 16 (14.41%) Software AG
2 16 (14.41%) webMethods
3 13 (11.71%) Oracle
4 10 (9.01%) SAP
5 8 (7.21%) Telerik
6 5 (4.50%) HP
7 4 (3.60%) Adobe
8 3 (2.70%) Microsoft
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