The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 15 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java 12 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 16.44% 6.52% 10.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.43% 9.38% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 13
Average salary £32,500 £27,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,400 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,150
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.37%
Java
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wigan region.

Programming Languages Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56 32 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 76.71% 69.57% 65.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37 31 78
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Wigan region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

Java
Salary Trend in Wigan

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Wigan region.

Java Salary Trend in Wigan

Java
Salary Histogram in Wigan

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Wigan region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Wigan

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 28 (93.33%) SQL
2 18 (60.00%) Oracle
2 18 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 18 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 18 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 12 (40.00%) J2EE
4 11 (36.67%) MySQL
4 11 (36.67%) Hibernate
4 11 (36.67%) ActiveMQ
4 11 (36.67%) Spring
4 11 (36.67%) jQuery
5 10 (33.33%) Google Maps API
5 10 (33.33%) Subversion
5 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 9 (30.00%) .NET
6 9 (30.00%) Google
7 8 (26.67%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (26.67%) PL/SQL
8 7 (23.33%) Oracle9i Database
8 7 (23.33%) WebLogic
8 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 5 (16.67%) Linux
10 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 5 (16.67%) MVC
10 5 (16.67%) Ruby
10 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 5 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (16.67%) Web Development

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 7 (23.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 18 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 18 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (36.67%) MySQL
3 8 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (23.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Subversion
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (60.00%) Oracle Developer
3 11 (36.67%) Java Developer
4 9 (30.00%) Junior Developer
4 9 (30.00%) Junior Java Developer
4 9 (30.00%) Junior
5 1 (3.33%) Android Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) J2EE
2 11 (36.67%) Hibernate
2 11 (36.67%) ActiveMQ
2 11 (36.67%) Spring
2 11 (36.67%) jQuery
3 10 (33.33%) Google Maps API
4 9 (30.00%) .NET
5 5 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (16.67%) Spring MVC
6 1 (3.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
1 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) MVC
1 5 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (3.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (3.33%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (26.67%) PL/SQL
4 5 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Oracle
2 9 (30.00%) Google