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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 11 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Java 19 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 13.01% 13.55% 2.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.11% 26.92% 6.25%
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
90 78 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 61.64% 50.32% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 70 71 47
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +23.33%
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 19 September 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Preston

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 19 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 (60.61%) Spring
2 17 (51.52%) Hibernate
2 17 (51.52%) J2EE
3 14 (42.42%) C++
4 12 (36.36%) Subversion
5 11 (33.33%) Apache
5 11 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (21.21%) SQL
8 6 (18.18%) C#
8 6 (18.18%) OOP
9 5 (15.15%) PHP
10 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
10 4 (12.12%) OO
10 4 (12.12%) Middleware
10 4 (12.12%) OOD
10 4 (12.12%) SOA
10 4 (12.12%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (12.12%) Java EE
10 4 (12.12%) Release Management
10 4 (12.12%) jQuery
10 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
11 3 (9.09%) Selenium
11 3 (9.09%) Grails
11 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
11 3 (9.09%) Automation Testing
11 3 (9.09%) eggPlant
11 3 (9.09%) Facilita Forecast
11 3 (9.09%) WebDriver
11 3 (9.09%) Relational Database

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 11 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Subversion
2 3 (9.09%) Selenium
2 3 (9.09%) WebDriver
2 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 3 (9.09%) eggPlant
2 3 (9.09%) Facilita Forecast
3 2 (6.06%) JMeter
4 1 (3.03%) JUnit
4 1 (3.03%) Maven
General
1 2 (6.06%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Developer
2 22 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 14 (42.42%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Performance Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Programmer
5 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Automation Tester
5 2 (6.06%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (6.06%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Java Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (60.61%) Spring
2 17 (51.52%) Hibernate
2 17 (51.52%) J2EE
3 4 (12.12%) Middleware
3 4 (12.12%) Java EE
3 4 (12.12%) jQuery
4 3 (9.09%) Grails
4 3 (9.09%) JSP
4 3 (9.09%) XML
4 3 (9.09%) HTML
4 3 (9.09%) .NET
5 2 (6.06%) CSS
5 2 (6.06%) Spring MVC
5 2 (6.06%) HTML5
5 2 (6.06%) CSS3
6 1 (3.03%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) UNIX
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) OOP
3 4 (12.12%) OO
3 4 (12.12%) OOD
3 4 (12.12%) SOA
3 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
3 4 (12.12%) Release Management
3 4 (12.12%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Automation Testing
4 3 (9.09%) Test Planning
4 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 3 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 3 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.06%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.06%) MVC
5 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.06%) TDD
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) C++
2 7 (21.21%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) C#
4 5 (15.15%) PHP
5 3 (9.09%) Objective-C
5 3 (9.09%) Groovy
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
Preston, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + car, bonus, excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 6 days ago