The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 17 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs citing Java 14 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 10.69% 17.81% 9.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 25.49% 13.68%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 13
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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
84 51 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 64.12% 69.86% 69.85%
Number of salaries quoted 78 47 89
Median salary £37,500 £32,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,496 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of job ads across the Preston region citing Java as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

Java Salary Histogram in Preston

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Preston region with a requirement for Java.

1 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) J2EE
3 5 (35.71%) MySQL
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (35.71%) Spring
3 5 (35.71%) JIRA
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (28.57%) SDLC
4 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) PHP
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) HTTP
5 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
5 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
5 3 (21.43%) People Management
5 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
5 3 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (21.43%) Software Architecture
5 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 2 (14.29%) jQuery

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) GIS
3 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
2 3 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (14.29%) Maven
4 1 (7.14%) Ant
4 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) JUnit
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.14%) TestRail
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
1 7 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Development Manager
3 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Graduate
3 2 (14.29%) Graduate C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Graduate Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Graduate Python Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Junior
3 2 (14.29%) Junior C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Junior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Junior Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Junior Python Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Head of Development
4 1 (7.14%) Head of IT Development
4 1 (7.14%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (35.71%) J2EE
3 5 (35.71%) Spring
4 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) JMS
6 1 (7.14%) OpenID
6 1 (7.14%) REST
6 1 (7.14%) SAML
6 1 (7.14%) SOAP
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (28.57%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) People Management
4 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
4 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) Software Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
4 2 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) TIBCO