The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Preston region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 4 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Java 25 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 18.66% 11.19% 4.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.88% 19.48% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 4
Average salary £37,000 £37,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.67% +18.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Programming Languages Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
66 77 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 49.25% 57.46% 57.01%
Number of salaries quoted 57 66 60
Average salary £32,250 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,900 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Java
Lancashire

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 28 July 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Preston

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (57.50%) J2EE
2 22 (55.00%) Hibernate
2 22 (55.00%) Spring
3 12 (30.00%) C++
4 11 (27.50%) TDD
5 10 (25.00%) C#
5 10 (25.00%) Apache
5 10 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 10 (25.00%) Subversion
6 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (22.50%) Scrum
6 9 (22.50%) .NET
6 9 (22.50%) PHP
7 6 (15.00%) SQL
7 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (15.00%) Finance
8 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 5 (12.50%) JSP
8 5 (12.50%) MySQL
8 5 (12.50%) XML
8 5 (12.50%) UML
8 5 (12.50%) OOP
8 5 (12.50%) OO
8 5 (12.50%) RAD
8 5 (12.50%) MS Visio
8 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 5 (12.50%) User Stories
9 4 (10.00%) BDD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (25.00%) Apache
1 10 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) MySQL
3 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (5.00%) eggPlant
2 2 (5.00%) Facilita Forecast
2 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (2.50%) JMeter
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Developer
2 22 (55.00%) Java Developer
3 14 (35.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (22.50%) Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Java Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Automation Tester
8 2 (5.00%) Tester
8 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Performance Tester
8 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (57.50%) J2EE
2 22 (55.00%) Hibernate
2 22 (55.00%) Spring
3 9 (22.50%) .NET
4 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 5 (12.50%) JSP
4 5 (12.50%) XML
5 4 (10.00%) Spring MVC
5 4 (10.00%) Java EE
5 4 (10.00%) HTML
6 3 (7.50%) Middleware
6 3 (7.50%) Grails
6 3 (7.50%) jQuery
7 2 (5.00%) RESTful
7 2 (5.00%) Struts2
7 2 (5.00%) JSTL
7 2 (5.00%) Servlets
7 2 (5.00%) Struts
7 2 (5.00%) Web Services
7 2 (5.00%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) UNIX
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) TDD
2 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (22.50%) Scrum
3 5 (12.50%) UML
3 5 (12.50%) OOP
3 5 (12.50%) OO
3 5 (12.50%) RAD
3 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 5 (12.50%) User Stories
4 4 (10.00%) BDD
4 4 (10.00%) Release Management
4 4 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (10.00%) OOD
5 3 (7.50%) SOA
5 3 (7.50%) Manual Testing
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) C++
2 10 (25.00%) C#
3 9 (22.50%) PHP
4 6 (15.00%) SQL
5 4 (10.00%) Scala
5 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.50%) Objective-C
6 3 (7.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle
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