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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 11 13 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Java 19 20 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 12.93% 13.33% 2.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.65% 27.03% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 3
Average salary £37,250 £39,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.09% +24.60%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
92 74 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 62.59% 49.33% 44.76%
Number of salaries quoted 72 68 46
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 23 September 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Preston

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 20 (62.50%) Spring
2 17 (53.13%) Hibernate
3 16 (50.00%) J2EE
4 14 (43.75%) C++
5 12 (37.50%) Subversion
6 11 (34.38%) Apache
6 11 (34.38%) Tomcat
7 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.75%) C#
8 6 (18.75%) SQL
8 6 (18.75%) OOP
9 5 (15.63%) PHP
10 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 4 (12.50%) OO
10 4 (12.50%) OOD
10 4 (12.50%) SOA
10 4 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (12.50%) Asset Management
10 4 (12.50%) Java EE
10 4 (12.50%) Release Management
10 4 (12.50%) jQuery
11 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
11 3 (9.38%) Groovy
11 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
11 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
11 3 (9.38%) Selenium
11 3 (9.38%) Grails
11 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 11 (34.38%) Apache
1 11 (34.38%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Subversion
2 3 (9.38%) Selenium
2 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
2 3 (9.38%) SoapUI
2 3 (9.38%) eggPlant
2 3 (9.38%) Facilita Forecast
3 2 (6.25%) JMeter
4 1 (3.13%) JUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Maven
General
1 2 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Developer
2 22 (68.75%) Java Developer
3 14 (43.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Developer Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Tester
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Programmer
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Automation Tester
5 2 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (6.25%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) Spring
2 17 (53.13%) Hibernate
3 16 (50.00%) J2EE
4 4 (12.50%) Java EE
4 4 (12.50%) jQuery
5 3 (9.38%) Grails
5 3 (9.38%) Middleware
5 3 (9.38%) .NET
6 2 (6.25%) HTML
6 2 (6.25%) CSS
6 2 (6.25%) JSP
6 2 (6.25%) XML
6 2 (6.25%) HTML5
6 2 (6.25%) CSS3
6 2 (6.25%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) OOP
3 4 (12.50%) OO
3 4 (12.50%) OOD
3 4 (12.50%) SOA
3 4 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 4 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (12.50%) Release Management
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
4 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
4 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Test Planning
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.25%) MVC
5 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) C++
2 6 (18.75%) C#
2 6 (18.75%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) PHP
4 3 (9.38%) Objective-C
4 3 (9.38%) Groovy
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
Preston, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + car, bonus, excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago