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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 13 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Java 80 58 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.53% 11.37% 8.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.53% 18.18% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 61 53 37
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 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £46,850
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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
340 319 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 66.02% 62.55% 57.06%
Number of salaries quoted 283 292 271
Average salary £37,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.44% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,850 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +6 25 £37,000 -3.89% 1
Chorley +1 14 £30,000 +13.20% 1
Blackburn -1 8 £37,500 +7.14%
Newton-le-Willows -2 3 £42,500 +30.76%
Accrington - 2 £37,500 -
Lancaster - 1 £47,500 -
Rossendale - 1 £37,500 - 2
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 50 (41.67%) SQL
2 45 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 44 (36.67%) J2EE
4 43 (35.83%) Spring
5 42 (35.00%) HTML
6 38 (31.67%) CSS
7 36 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 34 (28.33%) .NET
9 30 (25.00%) C#
10 26 (21.67%) C++
10 26 (21.67%) Microsoft
11 25 (20.83%) Scrum
12 24 (20.00%) OO
13 22 (18.33%) Tomcat
13 22 (18.33%) Objective-C
14 20 (16.67%) PHP
14 20 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 20 (16.67%) MS Excel
15 19 (15.83%) Subversion
15 19 (15.83%) jQuery
16 17 (14.17%) Apache
16 17 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (14.17%) TDD
17 15 (12.50%) XML
17 15 (12.50%) SharePoint
17 15 (12.50%) Web Development
17 15 (12.50%) Grails
17 15 (12.50%) Performance Management
17 15 (12.50%) Groovy
17 15 (12.50%) HTML5

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 22 (18.33%) Tomcat
2 17 (14.17%) Apache
3 15 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.50%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.67%) Internet
2 2 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (3.33%) MySQL
7 2 (1.67%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (1.67%) DB2
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (15.83%) Subversion
2 12 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 9 (7.50%) Maven
4 7 (5.83%) Selenium
5 5 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.33%) JUnit
7 3 (2.50%) eggPlant
7 3 (2.50%) Facilita Forecast
7 3 (2.50%) MyEclipse
7 3 (2.50%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.50%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.67%) JMeter
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.83%) Gradle
9 1 (0.83%) Android Studio
General
1 6 (5.00%) Retail
2 4 (3.33%) Finance
3 2 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 98 (81.67%) Developer
2 64 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 30 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 25 (20.83%) Senior Developer
5 19 (15.83%) Analyst
6 15 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
6 15 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
7 9 (7.50%) Graduate Developer
7 9 (7.50%) Graduate Java Developer
7 9 (7.50%) Graduate
8 8 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Senior Java Web Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Java Web Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Architect
9 6 (5.00%) Junior
9 6 (5.00%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Web Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Junior Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (37.50%) Hibernate
2 44 (36.67%) J2EE
3 43 (35.83%) Spring
4 42 (35.00%) HTML
5 38 (31.67%) CSS
6 34 (28.33%) .NET
7 19 (15.83%) jQuery
8 15 (12.50%) HTML5
8 15 (12.50%) Grails
8 15 (12.50%) XML
9 14 (11.67%) Java EE
10 12 (10.00%) Web Services
10 12 (10.00%) ASP.NET
11 11 (9.17%) JSP
12 9 (7.50%) Struts
12 9 (7.50%) Ajax
13 8 (6.67%) Spring MVC
13 8 (6.67%) CSS3
14 6 (5.00%) SOAP
15 5 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.00%) Streaming Media
2 5 (4.17%) PDA
2 5 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.50%) W3C
3 3 (2.50%) New Media
4 2 (1.67%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.67%) Android
1 8 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.50%) Linux
2 3 (2.50%) UNIX
3 2 (1.67%) Windows
3 2 (1.67%) AIX
3 2 (1.67%) CentOS
3 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.83%) Scrum
2 24 (20.00%) OO
3 17 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (14.17%) TDD
4 15 (12.50%) Web Development
4 15 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 14 (11.67%) OOP
6 12 (10.00%) OOD
7 9 (7.50%) MVC
7 9 (7.50%) Software Engineering
8 7 (5.83%) SOA
8 7 (5.83%) E-Commerce
8 7 (5.83%) Automated Testing
9 6 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.00%) Pair Programming
10 5 (4.17%) Service Management
10 5 (4.17%) Time Management
10 5 (4.17%) Software Architecture
11 4 (3.33%) Manual Testing
11 4 (3.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (41.67%) SQL
2 36 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 30 (25.00%) C#
4 26 (21.67%) C++
5 22 (18.33%) Objective-C
6 20 (16.67%) PHP
7 15 (12.50%) Groovy
8 6 (5.00%) Ruby
8 6 (5.00%) C
8 6 (5.00%) VB.NET
9 5 (4.17%) VB
9 5 (4.17%) PowerHouse
9 5 (4.17%) VB6
10 3 (2.50%) ABAP
11 2 (1.67%) COBOL
11 2 (1.67%) Scala
12 1 (0.83%) X++
12 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (5.83%) Degree
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.50%) MCP
2 3 (2.50%) MCSE
3 2 (1.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.00%) JBoss
3 3 (2.50%) Oracle
3 3 (2.50%) SAP
4 2 (1.67%) IBM
4 2 (1.67%) Red Hat
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