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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 17 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 20 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 11.49% 11.21% 9.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.50% 19.35% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 8
Average salary £30,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £69,250 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
129 62 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 74.14% 57.94% 49.43%
Number of salaries quoted 123 58 41
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 18 December 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Preston

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 23 (58.97%) Spring
2 20 (51.28%) Hibernate
3 12 (30.77%) J2EE
3 12 (30.77%) OOP
4 10 (25.64%) Java EE
4 10 (25.64%) Asset Management
4 10 (25.64%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (25.64%) Release Management
4 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
4 10 (25.64%) OOD
5 9 (23.08%) C++
6 8 (20.51%) SQL
6 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (20.51%) Objective-C
6 8 (20.51%) Subversion
7 7 (17.95%) Apache
7 7 (17.95%) Tomcat
8 5 (12.82%) C#
8 5 (12.82%) PHP
8 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
9 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
9 4 (10.26%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (10.26%) Android Development
9 4 (10.26%) iOS Development
9 4 (10.26%) Marketing
9 4 (10.26%) Project Planning
9 4 (10.26%) jQuery
9 4 (10.26%) Android
9 4 (10.26%) HTML
9 4 (10.26%) .NET

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 7 (17.95%) Apache
1 7 (17.95%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Subversion
2 3 (7.69%) Selenium
3 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.13%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.13%) eggPlant
3 2 (5.13%) Facilita Forecast
3 2 (5.13%) JMeter
4 1 (2.56%) Xcode
4 1 (2.56%) Maven
4 1 (2.56%) JUnit
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.56%) JBuilder
4 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (10.26%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (87.18%) Developer
2 24 (61.54%) Java Developer
3 11 (28.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (10.26%) iOS Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Programmer
6 2 (5.13%) Development Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Tester
6 2 (5.13%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Development Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Software Manager
6 2 (5.13%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Programmer
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Tester
7 1 (2.56%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (58.97%) Spring
2 20 (51.28%) Hibernate
3 12 (30.77%) J2EE
4 10 (25.64%) Java EE
5 4 (10.26%) jQuery
5 4 (10.26%) HTML
5 4 (10.26%) .NET
6 3 (7.69%) CSS
6 3 (7.69%) HTML5
6 3 (7.69%) Grails
7 2 (5.13%) CSS3
7 2 (5.13%) XML
7 2 (5.13%) Middleware
8 1 (2.56%) JSP
8 1 (2.56%) Web Services
8 1 (2.56%) Classic ASP
8 1 (2.56%) Cocoa Touch
8 1 (2.56%) JSON
8 1 (2.56%) Spring MVC
8 1 (2.56%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
2 4 (10.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) OOP
2 10 (25.64%) OOD
2 10 (25.64%) Asset Management
2 10 (25.64%) Requirements Analysis
2 10 (25.64%) Release Management
3 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.26%) Project Planning
4 4 (10.26%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (10.26%) Android Development
4 4 (10.26%) iOS Development
5 3 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 3 (7.69%) SOA
5 3 (7.69%) OO
6 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.13%) TDD
6 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.13%) Automation Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) C++
2 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 8 (20.51%) Objective-C
3 5 (12.82%) C#
3 5 (12.82%) PHP
4 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.69%) Groovy
5 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Apple
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