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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 12 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Java 59 60 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.66% 12.88% 16.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.89% 22.64% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 56 59 62
Average salary £38,250 £42,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +22.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £57,500 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
237 265 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 54.86% 56.87% 61.85%
Number of salaries quoted 206 246 271
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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
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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
Blackburn +8 28 £39,000 -8.23% 1
Preston +2 14 £35,000 -37.77% 4
Accrington - 5 £41,000 -
Chorley +5 3 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Rossendale - 2 £42,500 - 1
Lytham St Annes - 1 £35,000 -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 50 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 37 (33.04%) .NET
3 37 (33.04%) SQL Server
4 35 (31.25%) HTML
5 34 (30.36%) SQL
6 31 (27.68%) Oracle
7 29 (25.89%) CSS
8 26 (23.21%) Spring
9 24 (21.43%) Hibernate
10 20 (17.86%) Web Services
10 20 (17.86%) Mentoring
11 17 (15.18%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (15.18%) XML
12 16 (14.29%) C#
13 15 (13.39%) MVC
13 15 (13.39%) Waterfall
14 14 (12.50%) Linux
15 13 (11.61%) OOP
15 13 (11.61%) Tomcat
15 13 (11.61%) Subversion
15 13 (11.61%) TDD
15 13 (11.61%) JSON
15 13 (11.61%) jQuery
16 12 (10.71%) RESTful
16 12 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (10.71%) J2EE
17 11 (9.82%) VB.NET
17 11 (9.82%) E-Commerce
17 11 (9.82%) OOD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 13 (11.61%) Tomcat
2 8 (7.14%) JBoss
2 8 (7.14%) Apache
2 8 (7.14%) Apache Solr
3 6 (5.36%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.57%) FileNet
5 3 (2.68%) Drupal
5 3 (2.68%) IIS
6 2 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.89%) Node.js
7 1 (0.89%) WordPress
7 1 (0.89%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.68%) Internet
1 3 (2.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (33.04%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.82%) MongoDB
2 11 (9.82%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.25%) MySQL
4 4 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.68%) MS Access
5 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.68%) DB2
5 3 (2.68%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.79%) SQLBase
6 2 (1.79%) JasperReports
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (11.61%) Subversion
2 8 (7.14%) Selenium
3 6 (5.36%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.68%) Maven
4 3 (2.68%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.79%) Xcode
5 2 (1.79%) CruiseControl
5 2 (1.79%) Ant
5 2 (1.79%) JUnit
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.79%) JBuilder
6 1 (0.89%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (9.82%) Telecoms
1 11 (9.82%) Billing
1 11 (9.82%) Marketing
2 8 (7.14%) Finance
3 3 (2.68%) Retail
4 1 (0.89%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.89%) Military
4 1 (0.89%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.89%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 67 (59.82%) Developer
2 40 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 20 (17.86%) Senior Developer
4 13 (11.61%) Development Manager
5 11 (9.82%) Analyst
6 10 (8.93%) Test Analyst
6 10 (8.93%) C# Developer
7 9 (8.04%) Senior C# Developer
7 9 (8.04%) Graduate
7 9 (8.04%) Junior
8 7 (6.25%) Consultant
8 7 (6.25%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 7 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
8 7 (6.25%) Software Development Manager
8 7 (6.25%) Team Leader
8 7 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
8 7 (6.25%) Software Manager
9 6 (5.36%) Graduate Java Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Development Team Manager
9 6 (5.36%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (33.04%) .NET
2 35 (31.25%) HTML
3 29 (25.89%) CSS
4 26 (23.21%) Spring
5 24 (21.43%) Hibernate
6 20 (17.86%) Web Services
7 17 (15.18%) XML
8 13 (11.61%) JSON
8 13 (11.61%) jQuery
9 12 (10.71%) RESTful
9 12 (10.71%) J2EE
10 10 (8.93%) Java EE
11 8 (7.14%) JSP
12 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET
12 7 (6.25%) SAP Basis
13 6 (5.36%) HTML5
14 4 (3.57%) XSLT
15 3 (2.68%) Grails
15 3 (2.68%) Django
15 3 (2.68%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.68%) PDA
3 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.79%) Open Source
5 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.89%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.50%) Linux
2 7 (6.25%) Android
2 7 (6.25%) Windows
3 6 (5.36%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (17.86%) Mentoring
3 15 (13.39%) Waterfall
3 15 (13.39%) MVC
4 13 (11.61%) TDD
4 13 (11.61%) OOP
5 12 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (9.82%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (9.82%) E-Commerce
6 11 (9.82%) OOD
6 11 (9.82%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (8.93%) Asset Management
7 10 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (8.93%) Scrum
7 10 (8.93%) PRINCE2
7 10 (8.93%) Line Management
7 10 (8.93%) Release Management
8 8 (7.14%) Coaching
8 8 (7.14%) Change Control
8 8 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 40 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 34 (30.36%) SQL
3 16 (14.29%) C#
4 11 (9.82%) VB.NET
5 8 (7.14%) PHP
6 7 (6.25%) ABAP
7 6 (5.36%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.68%) VB6
8 3 (2.68%) Groovy
8 3 (2.68%) Python
8 3 (2.68%) VB
8 3 (2.68%) COBOL
9 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.79%) VBA
10 1 (0.89%) Scala
10 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.36%) Degree
3 4 (3.57%) ISEB
4 1 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.93%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 31 (27.68%) Oracle
2 9 (8.04%) IBM
3 7 (6.25%) SAP
4 4 (3.57%) HP
4 4 (3.57%) Software AG
4 4 (3.57%) Informatica
4 4 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.57%) webMethods
5 3 (2.68%) GUPTA
5 3 (2.68%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.79%) Apple
7 1 (0.89%) Zend
7 1 (0.89%) Pega
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