The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 13 7 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Java 21 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 13.38% 13.85% 9.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.79% 28.13% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 11
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,700 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
Java
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Programming Languages Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
101 64 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 64.33% 49.23% 62.20%
Number of salaries quoted 72 54 73
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Java
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Preston region.

Java Salary Trend in Preston

Java
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Preston region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Preston

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (52.78%) Finance
2 19 (52.78%) Selenium
2 19 (52.78%) QA
2 19 (52.78%) WebDriver
3 18 (50.00%) QMS
4 12 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 6 (16.67%) C#
5 6 (16.67%) HTML
6 5 (13.89%) Windows
7 4 (11.11%) PHP
7 4 (11.11%) .NET
7 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 4 (11.11%) OO
7 4 (11.11%) Apache
8 3 (8.33%) Python
8 3 (8.33%) Oracle
8 3 (8.33%) CSS
8 3 (8.33%) XML
8 3 (8.33%) UNIX
8 3 (8.33%) Degree
8 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.33%) jQuery
8 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (8.33%) SDLC
9 2 (5.56%) People Management
9 2 (5.56%) li3
9 2 (5.56%) React
9 2 (5.56%) CentOS
9 2 (5.56%) Mentoring

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 4 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) FileNet
2 2 (5.56%) IIS
2 2 (5.56%) Drupal
2 2 (5.56%) WordPress
2 2 (5.56%) nginx
2 2 (5.56%) SilverStripe
2 2 (5.56%) Node.js
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Exstream
1 2 (5.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
1 2 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (52.78%) Selenium
1 19 (52.78%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.78%) JUnit
2 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.78%) Maven
General
1 19 (52.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.78%) Military
2 1 (2.78%) Italian Language
2 1 (2.78%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Analyst
1 18 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Automation Test Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Automation Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Software Development Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Software Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Development Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 2 (5.56%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Applications Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Trainee Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Trainee
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) HTML
2 4 (11.11%) .NET
3 3 (8.33%) CSS
3 3 (8.33%) XML
3 3 (8.33%) jQuery
4 2 (5.56%) Ext JS
4 2 (5.56%) RESTful
4 2 (5.56%) HTML5
4 2 (5.56%) Yii
4 2 (5.56%) CSS3
4 2 (5.56%) Laravel
4 2 (5.56%) Ember.js
4 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.56%) li3
4 2 (5.56%) React
4 2 (5.56%) XSLT
4 2 (5.56%) J2EE
4 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.56%) Spring
4 2 (5.56%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) UNIX
3 2 (5.56%) Solaris
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
3 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) CentOS
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) QMS
3 12 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 4 (11.11%) OO
5 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.33%) SDLC
6 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.56%) Coaching
6 2 (5.56%) People Management
6 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.56%) Refactoring
6 2 (5.56%) CRM
6 2 (5.56%) TDD
6 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.78%) UML
7 1 (2.78%) Change Management
7 1 (2.78%) MVC
7 1 (2.78%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) C#
2 4 (11.11%) PHP
3 3 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (5.56%) Ruby
4 2 (5.56%) C
4 2 (5.56%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (52.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.56%) XenApp
1 2 (5.56%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco
2 2 (5.56%) IBM
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) HP
2 2 (5.56%) Citrix
2 2 (5.56%) Software AG
2 2 (5.56%) Juniper
2 2 (5.56%) Informatica
2 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.56%) webMethods
2 2 (5.56%) McAfee
2 2 (5.56%) VMware
2 2 (5.56%) Zend
2 2 (5.56%) WatchGuard
3 1 (2.78%) Pega