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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 9 11 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Java 22 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 14.97% 13.04% 4.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.50% 24.66% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 4
Average salary £37,250 £38,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.24% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,589
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.45%
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
80 73 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 54.42% 52.90% 44.34%
Number of salaries quoted 60 66 45
Average salary £35,000 £36,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,570 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Preston

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 22 (59.46%) Spring
2 20 (54.05%) Hibernate
3 19 (51.35%) J2EE
4 15 (40.54%) C++
5 13 (35.14%) Subversion
6 12 (32.43%) Apache
6 12 (32.43%) Tomcat
7 8 (21.62%) SQL
8 7 (18.92%) C#
9 6 (16.22%) PHP
9 6 (16.22%) OOP
9 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (13.51%) OO
10 5 (13.51%) .NET
10 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
11 4 (10.81%) JSP
11 4 (10.81%) HTML
11 4 (10.81%) XML
11 4 (10.81%) OOD
11 4 (10.81%) SOA
11 4 (10.81%) Middleware
11 4 (10.81%) TDD
11 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
11 4 (10.81%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (10.81%) Release Management
11 4 (10.81%) jQuery
11 4 (10.81%) Java EE
11 4 (10.81%) Manual Testing
12 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
12 3 (8.11%) Groovy

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 12 (32.43%) Apache
1 12 (32.43%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Subversion
2 3 (8.11%) Selenium
2 3 (8.11%) WebDriver
2 3 (8.11%) SoapUI
2 3 (8.11%) eggPlant
2 3 (8.11%) Facilita Forecast
3 2 (5.41%) JMeter
4 1 (2.70%) JUnit
4 1 (2.70%) Maven
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Developer
2 23 (62.16%) Java Developer
3 15 (40.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Java Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Java Programmer
7 1 (2.70%) Programmer
7 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) Spring
2 20 (54.05%) Hibernate
3 19 (51.35%) J2EE
4 5 (13.51%) .NET
5 4 (10.81%) HTML
5 4 (10.81%) JSP
5 4 (10.81%) Java EE
5 4 (10.81%) XML
5 4 (10.81%) Middleware
5 4 (10.81%) jQuery
6 3 (8.11%) Spring MVC
6 3 (8.11%) Grails
7 2 (5.41%) CSS
7 2 (5.41%) HTML5
7 2 (5.41%) CSS3
8 1 (2.70%) RESTful
8 1 (2.70%) Struts2
8 1 (2.70%) SVG
8 1 (2.70%) JSTL
8 1 (2.70%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) UNIX
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) OOP
1 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.51%) OO
3 4 (10.81%) OOD
3 4 (10.81%) SOA
3 4 (10.81%) TDD
3 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
3 4 (10.81%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (10.81%) Manual Testing
3 4 (10.81%) Release Management
4 3 (8.11%) Automation Testing
4 3 (8.11%) Performance Testing
4 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
4 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
4 3 (8.11%) Scrum
5 2 (5.41%) MVC
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.41%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) C++
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 7 (18.92%) C#
4 6 (16.22%) PHP
5 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.11%) Objective-C
5 3 (8.11%) Groovy
6 1 (2.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) ISEB
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle
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