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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 17 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 57 74 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.38% 14.86% 13.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.65% 22.42% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 48 56 61
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £44,500 £40,000
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
276 330 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 55.09% 66.27% 63.17%
Number of salaries quoted 231 275 291
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(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 12 £40,000 +7.38% 2
Darwen - 8 £35,000 -
Blackburn -8 6 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Chorley -10 4 - - 6
Blackpool - 4 £48,750 - 1
Rossendale +2 3 £45,000 +20.00%
Accrington -2 2 £37,750 +0.66%
Newton-le-Willows +2 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Burnley - 1 - - 2
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 49 (42.24%) SQL
2 44 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (33.62%) HTML
4 38 (32.76%) CSS
5 29 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 29 (25.00%) Spring
6 26 (22.41%) WebSphere
6 26 (22.41%) Degree
6 26 (22.41%) MVC
6 26 (22.41%) JavaScript
7 25 (21.55%) Oracle
8 24 (20.69%) Finance
8 24 (20.69%) QA
9 23 (19.83%) WebDriver
9 23 (19.83%) C#
10 22 (18.97%) Web Services
10 22 (18.97%) Selenium
11 21 (18.10%) PHP
12 20 (17.24%) XML
12 20 (17.24%) OO
13 19 (16.38%) SQL Server
14 18 (15.52%) jQuery
15 17 (14.66%) QMS
15 17 (14.66%) Tomcat
16 15 (12.93%) EDI
16 15 (12.93%) J2EE
17 14 (12.07%) Automation Testing
18 13 (11.21%) .NET
18 13 (11.21%) Unit Testing
18 13 (11.21%) Software Engineering

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 26 (22.41%) WebSphere
2 17 (14.66%) Tomcat
3 12 (10.34%) IIS
4 11 (9.48%) Apache
5 10 (8.62%) SharePoint
6 7 (6.03%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (4.31%) MQSeries
8 4 (3.45%) FileNet
8 4 (3.45%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 3 (2.59%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (1.72%) Drupal
10 2 (1.72%) WordPress
10 2 (1.72%) nginx
10 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.72%) SilverStripe
10 2 (1.72%) Node.js
11 1 (0.86%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) SaaS
2 2 (1.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.48%) Internet
2 6 (5.17%) HTTP
3 4 (3.45%) HTTPS
3 4 (3.45%) FTP
3 4 (3.45%) Firewall
4 3 (2.59%) Network Security
5 2 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.72%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (1.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.48%) DB2
2 11 (9.48%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.03%) MySQL
4 6 (5.17%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.59%) JasperReports
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.59%) MS Access
8 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.72%) SQLBase
8 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.86%) Big Data
9 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.86%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (19.83%) WebDriver
2 22 (18.97%) Selenium
3 10 (8.62%) Visual Studio
4 8 (6.90%) Eclipse
5 6 (5.17%) Subversion
5 6 (5.17%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.59%) Maven
6 3 (2.59%) Ant
6 3 (2.59%) JUnit
6 3 (2.59%) HP UFT
6 3 (2.59%) NetBeans
6 3 (2.59%) CruiseControl
7 2 (1.72%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.72%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.86%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 24 (20.69%) Finance
2 4 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.59%) Retail
4 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.86%) Games
5 1 (0.86%) Military
5 1 (0.86%) Billing
5 1 (0.86%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.86%) Avionics
5 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 53 (45.69%) Developer
2 41 (35.34%) Java Developer
3 29 (25.00%) Analyst
4 19 (16.38%) Test Analyst
5 11 (9.48%) Automation Test Analyst
5 11 (9.48%) Automation Analyst
6 7 (6.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (6.03%) Junior
7 6 (5.17%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Consultant
8 5 (4.31%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.45%) EDI Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (3.45%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) FileNet Consultant
10 3 (2.59%) Designer
10 3 (2.59%) webMethods Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (33.62%) HTML
2 38 (32.76%) CSS
3 29 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 29 (25.00%) Spring
4 22 (18.97%) Web Services
5 20 (17.24%) XML
6 18 (15.52%) jQuery
7 15 (12.93%) EDI
7 15 (12.93%) J2EE
8 13 (11.21%) .NET
9 11 (9.48%) XHTML
9 11 (9.48%) Middleware
10 10 (8.62%) DHTML
10 10 (8.62%) Java EE
10 10 (8.62%) .NET Framework
11 9 (7.76%) HTML5
12 8 (6.90%) SOAP
13 7 (6.03%) Struts
13 7 (6.03%) EJB
13 7 (6.03%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.31%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.45%) TRADACOMS
5 2 (1.72%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.72%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.76%) Linux
1 9 (7.76%) Windows
2 4 (3.45%) UNIX
3 3 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.72%) Solaris
4 2 (1.72%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.72%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (22.41%) MVC
3 20 (17.24%) OO
4 17 (14.66%) QMS
5 14 (12.07%) Automation Testing
6 13 (11.21%) Software Engineering
6 13 (11.21%) Unit Testing
7 11 (9.48%) Web Design
8 10 (8.62%) E-Commerce
9 9 (7.76%) PRINCE2
9 9 (7.76%) Systems Analysis
9 9 (7.76%) Test Automation
10 8 (6.90%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (6.03%) UML
12 6 (5.17%) TDD
12 6 (5.17%) WFM
13 5 (4.31%) Business Analysis
13 5 (4.31%) Software Testing
13 5 (4.31%) RAD
13 5 (4.31%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 49 (42.24%) SQL
2 26 (22.41%) JavaScript
3 23 (19.83%) C#
4 21 (18.10%) PHP
5 10 (8.62%) VB
6 8 (6.90%) COBOL
7 6 (5.17%) Perl
8 5 (4.31%) Python
8 5 (4.31%) Ruby
9 4 (3.45%) C
9 4 (3.45%) C++
10 3 (2.59%) Groovy
10 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.72%) VBA
12 1 (0.86%) REXX
12 1 (0.86%) R
12 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.86%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 26 (22.41%) Degree
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (2.59%) Sun Certification
2 3 (2.59%) OCPJWCD
2 3 (2.59%) OCPJP
2 3 (2.59%) OCMJD
3 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (20.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.72%) XenApp
1 2 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (1.72%) Puppet
1 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.72%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (21.55%) Oracle
2 11 (9.48%) webMethods
3 10 (8.62%) IBM
4 7 (6.03%) SAP
5 5 (4.31%) Software AG
6 4 (3.45%) MuleSoft
7 3 (2.59%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.59%) Sun
7 3 (2.59%) GUPTA
8 2 (1.72%) Zend
8 2 (1.72%) WatchGuard
8 2 (1.72%) McAfee
8 2 (1.72%) VMware
8 2 (1.72%) Telerik
8 2 (1.72%) HP
8 2 (1.72%) Citrix
8 2 (1.72%) Juniper
8 2 (1.72%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.72%) Cisco
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