The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Preston region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 12 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Java 23 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 16.91% 8.00% 15.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.44% 12.50% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 22
Average salary £55,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.23% +3.17%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Programming Languages Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
87 64 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 63.97% 64.00% 54.79%
Number of salaries quoted 82 64 80
Average salary £40,000 £32,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.03% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Java
Lancashire

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 17 April 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Preston

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 26 (70.27%) J2EE
2 19 (51.35%) Scrum
2 19 (51.35%) TDD
3 18 (48.65%) Hibernate
3 18 (48.65%) Spring
4 14 (37.84%) .NET
5 13 (35.14%) Finance
6 12 (32.43%) PHP
7 11 (29.73%) UML
7 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (29.73%) Waterfall
8 10 (27.03%) BDD
8 10 (27.03%) Scala
9 9 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (24.32%) Business Analysis
9 9 (24.32%) RAD
9 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
9 9 (24.32%) C#
9 9 (24.32%) MS Visio
10 7 (18.92%) HTML
10 7 (18.92%) MySQL
10 7 (18.92%) SQL
10 7 (18.92%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (18.92%) Web Services
10 7 (18.92%) User Stories
11 6 (16.22%) Oracle
11 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
12 5 (13.51%) XML
12 5 (13.51%) OO
12 5 (13.51%) Tomcat

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.11%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) Documentum
3 2 (5.41%) CMS
3 2 (5.41%) Jetty
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (2.70%) Liferay
4 1 (2.70%) IBM Connections
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.70%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Subversion
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) Analyst
2 13 (35.14%) Java Developer
3 10 (27.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (24.32%) J2EE Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Consultant
5 7 (18.92%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (18.92%) Architect
5 7 (18.92%) Business Analyst
5 7 (18.92%) Java Consultant
5 7 (18.92%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Software Test Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Java Architect
6 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Test Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Documentum Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Java Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (70.27%) J2EE
2 18 (48.65%) Hibernate
2 18 (48.65%) Spring
3 14 (37.84%) .NET
4 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
5 7 (18.92%) HTML
5 7 (18.92%) Web Services
6 5 (13.51%) XML
7 4 (10.81%) CSS
7 4 (10.81%) Servlets
7 4 (10.81%) Struts
8 3 (8.11%) JSP
8 3 (8.11%) JSON
8 3 (8.11%) HTML5
8 3 (8.11%) REST
8 3 (8.11%) Akka
8 3 (8.11%) Play Framework
9 2 (5.41%) JSF
9 2 (5.41%) JSTL
9 2 (5.41%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Open Source
2 2 (5.41%) Life Science
3 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) UNIX
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Scrum
1 19 (51.35%) TDD
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) UML
2 11 (29.73%) Waterfall
3 10 (27.03%) BDD
4 9 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (24.32%) RAD
4 9 (24.32%) Business Analysis
5 7 (18.92%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (18.92%) User Stories
6 5 (13.51%) OO
7 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.81%) Manual Testing
8 3 (8.11%) SOA
8 3 (8.11%) MVC
9 2 (5.41%) CRM
9 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.41%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) PHP
2 10 (27.03%) Scala
3 9 (24.32%) C#
4 7 (18.92%) SQL
5 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) ISEB
2 3 (8.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) Zend
3 2 (5.41%) JBoss
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Lotus