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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 17 11 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Java 16 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 10.06% 13.04% 2.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.29% 27.78% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 3
Average salary £37,000 £57,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.65% +76.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £70,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,783 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.95%
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
112 54 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 70.44% 46.96% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 97 52 38
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,350 £37,500 £57,500
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 October 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Preston

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 25 (62.50%) Spring
2 22 (55.00%) Hibernate
3 16 (40.00%) J2EE
4 14 (35.00%) C++
5 12 (30.00%) Subversion
6 11 (27.50%) Apache
6 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
7 10 (25.00%) OOP
8 8 (20.00%) OOD
8 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (20.00%) Asset Management
8 8 (20.00%) Java EE
8 8 (20.00%) Release Management
9 6 (15.00%) C#
9 6 (15.00%) SQL
10 5 (12.50%) PHP
10 5 (12.50%) jQuery
10 5 (12.50%) Objective-C
11 4 (10.00%) Selenium
11 4 (10.00%) SOA
11 4 (10.00%) OO
12 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
12 3 (7.50%) Middleware
12 3 (7.50%) HTML
12 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
12 3 (7.50%) .NET
12 3 (7.50%) MySQL
12 3 (7.50%) CSS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (27.50%) Apache
1 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Subversion
2 4 (10.00%) Selenium
3 3 (7.50%) WebDriver
3 3 (7.50%) SoapUI
3 3 (7.50%) eggPlant
3 3 (7.50%) Facilita Forecast
4 2 (5.00%) JMeter
5 1 (2.50%) JUnit
5 1 (2.50%) Maven
General
1 3 (7.50%) Marketing
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (87.50%) Developer
2 28 (70.00%) Java Developer
3 14 (35.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Tester
4 3 (7.50%) Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Tester
4 3 (7.50%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) iOS Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Automation Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Java Programmer
5 2 (5.00%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Tester
5 2 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Programmer
5 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Junior
6 1 (2.50%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (62.50%) Spring
2 22 (55.00%) Hibernate
3 16 (40.00%) J2EE
4 8 (20.00%) Java EE
5 5 (12.50%) jQuery
6 3 (7.50%) Middleware
6 3 (7.50%) HTML
6 3 (7.50%) .NET
6 3 (7.50%) CSS
6 3 (7.50%) Grails
7 2 (5.00%) CSS3
7 2 (5.00%) HTML5
7 2 (5.00%) Spring MVC
7 2 (5.00%) JSP
7 2 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) OOP
2 8 (20.00%) OOD
2 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 8 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 8 (20.00%) Release Management
3 4 (10.00%) SOA
3 4 (10.00%) OO
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (7.50%) Manual Testing
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Management
4 3 (7.50%) TDD
4 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (7.50%) Automation Testing
4 3 (7.50%) Test Planning
5 2 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (5.00%) Android Development
5 2 (5.00%) iOS Development
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) C++
2 6 (15.00%) C#
2 6 (15.00%) SQL
3 5 (12.50%) PHP
3 5 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.50%) Groovy
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
Preston, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago