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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 19 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Java 64 77 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.83% 13.56% 9.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.22% 20.70% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 50 71 43
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £57,500 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
333 372 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 66.73% 65.49% 53.63%
Number of salaries quoted 284 340 245
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £41,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 September 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 September 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 +3 19 £37,250 -5.09% 4
Chorley -3 5 £22,500 -20.35% 3
Blackburn +2 4 £37,500 +7.14%
Lancaster - 3 £38,429 - 5
Newton-le-Willows -3 2 £42,500 +30.76%
Accrington - 2 £37,500 -
Rossendale - 1 £37,500 - 1
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 47 (41.96%) SQL
2 41 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (35.71%) J2EE
4 39 (34.82%) Hibernate
5 38 (33.93%) Spring
6 35 (31.25%) HTML
7 33 (29.46%) .NET
8 32 (28.57%) CSS
9 31 (27.68%) JavaScript
10 26 (23.21%) C#
11 23 (20.54%) OO
12 22 (19.64%) MS Excel
12 22 (19.64%) Microsoft
13 21 (18.75%) C++
13 21 (18.75%) PHP
14 20 (17.86%) Objective-C
15 19 (16.96%) Tomcat
16 18 (16.07%) Apache
16 18 (16.07%) Subversion
17 17 (15.18%) Scrum
17 17 (15.18%) SQL Server
17 17 (15.18%) jQuery
18 16 (14.29%) Grails
18 16 (14.29%) Web Development
18 16 (14.29%) Performance Management
18 16 (14.29%) Groovy
18 16 (14.29%) SharePoint
19 13 (11.61%) OOD
20 12 (10.71%) MVC
21 11 (9.82%) OOP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (16.96%) Tomcat
2 18 (16.07%) Apache
3 16 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.57%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.68%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.68%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.79%) Drupal
6 2 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (19.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.36%) Internet
2 2 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (5.36%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.36%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (4.46%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.68%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (1.79%) DB2
7 2 (1.79%) MySQL
7 2 (1.79%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 18 (16.07%) Subversion
2 9 (8.04%) Maven
2 9 (8.04%) Eclipse
3 5 (4.46%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.57%) JUnit
5 3 (2.68%) eggPlant
5 3 (2.68%) Facilita Forecast
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.68%) Selenium
5 3 (2.68%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.68%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.79%) JMeter
7 1 (0.89%) Gradle
7 1 (0.89%) Android Studio
General
1 6 (5.36%) Retail
2 2 (1.79%) Marketing
2 2 (1.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 97 (86.61%) Developer
2 60 (53.57%) Java Developer
3 28 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 24 (21.43%) Senior Developer
5 18 (16.07%) Analyst
6 16 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
6 16 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
7 10 (8.93%) Graduate Developer
7 10 (8.93%) Graduate
7 10 (8.93%) Graduate Java Developer
8 8 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (7.14%) Web Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Architect
9 6 (5.36%) Junior
9 6 (5.36%) Java Web Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Senior Web Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Junior Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Senior Java Web Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Junior Java Web Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (35.71%) J2EE
2 39 (34.82%) Hibernate
3 38 (33.93%) Spring
4 35 (31.25%) HTML
5 33 (29.46%) .NET
6 32 (28.57%) CSS
7 17 (15.18%) jQuery
8 16 (14.29%) Grails
9 11 (9.82%) Java EE
9 11 (9.82%) XML
10 9 (8.04%) ASP.NET
11 8 (7.14%) Web Services
11 8 (7.14%) HTML5
12 7 (6.25%) Spring MVC
12 7 (6.25%) JSP
12 7 (6.25%) Ajax
13 6 (5.36%) JSON
14 5 (4.46%) Middleware
14 5 (4.46%) Struts
15 4 (3.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.36%) PDA
2 4 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.57%) User Experience
3 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.79%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.79%) Streaming Media
4 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.89%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.89%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.46%) Linux
1 5 (4.46%) Android
1 5 (4.46%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.57%) Windows
3 3 (2.68%) UNIX
4 2 (1.79%) AIX
4 2 (1.79%) CentOS
4 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.54%) OO
3 17 (15.18%) Scrum
4 16 (14.29%) Web Development
4 16 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 13 (11.61%) OOD
6 12 (10.71%) MVC
7 11 (9.82%) OOP
8 7 (6.25%) SOA
8 7 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.36%) Software Architecture
9 6 (5.36%) Time Management
10 5 (4.46%) Manual Testing
10 5 (4.46%) Service Management
10 5 (4.46%) TDD
11 4 (3.57%) Asset Management
11 4 (3.57%) Release Management
11 4 (3.57%) Software Engineering
11 4 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 47 (41.96%) SQL
2 31 (27.68%) JavaScript
3 26 (23.21%) C#
4 21 (18.75%) C++
4 21 (18.75%) PHP
5 20 (17.86%) Objective-C
6 16 (14.29%) Groovy
7 7 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 6 (5.36%) VB
8 6 (5.36%) VB6
9 5 (4.46%) PowerHouse
10 3 (2.68%) ABAP
10 3 (2.68%) Python
10 3 (2.68%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.79%) COBOL
11 2 (1.79%) C
11 2 (1.79%) Ruby
12 1 (0.89%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (1.79%) ISEB
2 1 (0.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.04%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.36%) JBoss
3 4 (3.57%) Oracle
4 3 (2.68%) SAP
5 2 (1.79%) IBM
5 2 (1.79%) Red Hat
Preston, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + car, bonus, excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26715.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, IIP, ISEB
Posted: 8 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Lancaster
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Posted: 9 days ago