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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 11 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 12 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 15.79% 8.85% 16.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.08% 15.15% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 21
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -39.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
52 66 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 68.42% 58.41% 70.07%
Number of salaries quoted 45 61 92
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £58,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 14 February 2016.

Java Salary Histogram in Preston

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 13 (68.42%) QA
2 9 (47.37%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
2 9 (47.37%) Defect Management
3 8 (42.11%) Tomcat
4 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) Workflow
4 7 (36.84%) Regression Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Selenium
4 7 (36.84%) JIRA
4 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
4 7 (36.84%) QA Automation
4 7 (36.84%) Functional Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Spring
5 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) HTML
5 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 6 (31.58%) CSS
6 5 (26.32%) HND
6 5 (26.32%) HP
6 5 (26.32%) Telerik
6 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
6 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
6 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
6 5 (26.32%) Degree
7 4 (21.05%) Apache TomEE
7 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
7 4 (21.05%) jQuery
7 4 (21.05%) Spring MVC
7 4 (21.05%) MVC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 8 (42.11%) Tomcat
2 4 (21.05%) Apache TomEE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) JIRA
1 7 (36.84%) Selenium
2 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
3 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
4 3 (15.79%) Gradle
4 3 (15.79%) Maven
5 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
5 2 (10.53%) Gerrit
5 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
5 2 (10.53%) JMeter
5 2 (10.53%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
1 9 (47.37%) Java Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) QA Tester
2 8 (42.11%) Tester
3 7 (36.84%) QA Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) QA Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) QA Test Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) QA Test Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Test Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) Test Engineer
4 6 (31.58%) Developer
4 6 (31.58%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 6 (31.58%) Selenium Tester
5 4 (21.05%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (21.05%) HTML Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
6 3 (15.79%) DevOps Administrator
6 3 (15.79%) Linux DevOps Administrator
6 3 (15.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) CSS
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
1 6 (31.58%) Spring
2 4 (21.05%) jQuery
2 4 (21.05%) Spring MVC
3 2 (10.53%) CSS3
3 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
3 2 (10.53%) HTML5
3 2 (10.53%) J2EE
3 2 (10.53%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Defect Management
1 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
1 9 (47.37%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Functional Testing
2 7 (36.84%) QA Automation
2 7 (36.84%) Regression Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Workflow
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
5 4 (21.05%) MVC
6 3 (15.79%) DevOps
7 2 (10.53%) API Testing
7 2 (10.53%) BDD
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) OWASP
7 2 (10.53%) SOA
7 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
7 2 (10.53%) TDD
7 2 (10.53%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
1 5 (26.32%) HND
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (68.42%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) HP
1 5 (26.32%) Telerik
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle