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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 14 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 12 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 11.54% 15.07% 13.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.39% 27.50% 24.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 15
Average salary £40,000 £37,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.38% -3.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £36,400 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £44,050 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
69 80 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 66.35% 54.79% 52.90%
Number of salaries quoted 57 60 66
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,625 £27,500 £26,570
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (65.52%) WebDriver
3 18 (62.07%) Selenium
3 18 (62.07%) QA
4 17 (58.62%) QMS
4 17 (58.62%) Finance
5 13 (44.83%) Automation Testing
6 6 (20.69%) C#
6 6 (20.69%) Windows
7 4 (13.79%) OO
7 4 (13.79%) Apache
7 4 (13.79%) HTML
7 4 (13.79%) PHP
8 3 (10.34%) SQL
8 3 (10.34%) CSS
8 3 (10.34%) Python
8 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.34%) UNIX
8 3 (10.34%) Degree
8 3 (10.34%) jQuery
8 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.90%) XenApp
9 2 (6.90%) nginx
9 2 (6.90%) RESTful
9 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (6.90%) CentOS
9 2 (6.90%) Ext JS
9 2 (6.90%) WordPress
9 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (13.79%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) Drupal
2 2 (6.90%) WordPress
2 2 (6.90%) nginx
2 2 (6.90%) SilverStripe
2 2 (6.90%) Node.js
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
1 2 (6.90%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (65.52%) WebDriver
2 18 (62.07%) Selenium
3 2 (6.90%) JUnit
4 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 17 (58.62%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.45%) Military
2 1 (3.45%) Italian Language
2 1 (3.45%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Analyst
1 17 (58.62%) Test Analyst
2 11 (37.93%) Automation Test Analyst
2 11 (37.93%) Automation Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Trainee Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Trainee
4 2 (6.90%) PHP Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
2 3 (10.34%) CSS
2 3 (10.34%) jQuery
3 2 (6.90%) Ext JS
3 2 (6.90%) RESTful
3 2 (6.90%) HTML5
3 2 (6.90%) Yii
3 2 (6.90%) CSS3
3 2 (6.90%) Laravel
3 2 (6.90%) Ember.js
3 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.90%) li3
3 2 (6.90%) React
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) .NET
3 2 (6.90%) J2EE
3 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
3 2 (6.90%) Spring
3 2 (6.90%) Symfony
3 2 (6.90%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.90%) Fat Client
1 2 (6.90%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) Solaris
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
3 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) CentOS
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) QMS
3 13 (44.83%) Automation Testing
4 4 (13.79%) OO
5 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.90%) Refactoring
6 2 (6.90%) TDD
6 2 (6.90%) CRM
7 1 (3.45%) MVC
7 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.45%) Coaching
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.45%) SDLC
7 1 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) C#
2 4 (13.79%) PHP
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 2 (6.90%) Ruby
4 2 (6.90%) C
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (62.07%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.90%) XenApp
1 2 (6.90%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.90%) Citrix
1 2 (6.90%) Juniper
1 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
1 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (6.90%) McAfee
1 2 (6.90%) VMware
1 2 (6.90%) Zend
1 2 (6.90%) WatchGuard
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle