Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 26 29
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Java 67 69 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 8.65% 7.60% 7.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.31% 12.73% 13.35%
Number of salaries quoted 51 62 64
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -22.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £56,000 £47,500 £53,380
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 347 542 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 44.77% 59.69% 54.68%
Number of salaries quoted 298 459 448
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £23,675 £25,250 £25,175
90th Percentile £50,081 £47,500 £45,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Lancashire

Java
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Java in Lancashire

Java
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Lancashire over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in Lancashire

Java
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley -1 30 £35,000 - 6
Preston +24 13 £42,500 +32.81% 1
Blackpool - 12 £46,903 - 2
Lancaster +7 1 £30,000 -20.53% 1
Blackburn - 1 £60,000 - 2
Lytham St Annes - 1 £35,000 -
Java
North West

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Java.

1 31 (46.27%) SQL
2 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (40.30%) Software Engineering
4 24 (35.82%) SDLC
5 20 (29.85%) HTML
5 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
6 19 (28.36%) Spring
6 19 (28.36%) MVC
7 18 (26.87%) Web Development
8 15 (22.39%) CSS
9 14 (20.90%) Linux
9 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
9 14 (20.90%) High Availability
10 13 (19.40%) jQuery
10 13 (19.40%) Unit Testing
11 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
12 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
12 11 (16.42%) Groovy
12 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
12 11 (16.42%) Java 8
13 10 (14.93%) Hadoop
13 10 (14.93%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (14.93%) RabbitMQ
13 10 (14.93%) Apache Camel
13 10 (14.93%) Computer Science
14 9 (13.43%) SAP Basis
14 9 (13.43%) Red Hat
14 9 (13.43%) SAP
14 9 (13.43%) ABAP
14 9 (13.43%) Python

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 4 (5.97%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.48%) Confluence
3 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.46%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.49%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) Firewall
1 5 (7.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.93%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (14.93%) Hadoop
3 7 (10.45%) MySQL
4 4 (5.97%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (7.46%) Hudson
2 5 (7.46%) Vagrant
3 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.97%) JIRA
4 3 (4.48%) JUnit
5 1 (1.49%) Ant
5 1 (1.49%) Appium
5 1 (1.49%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.49%) IBM UrbanCode
5 1 (1.49%) JMeter
5 1 (1.49%) Maven
5 1 (1.49%) Selenium
5 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (1.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Developer
2 12 (17.91%) Software Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) Consultant
3 10 (14.93%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.93%) Java Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) Java Software Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) SAP Consultant
5 8 (11.94%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.96%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Junior
6 6 (8.96%) Software Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Designer
7 5 (7.46%) Junior Designer
7 5 (7.46%) Junior UX Designer
7 5 (7.46%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (7.46%) UX Designer
8 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Java Applications Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.85%) HTML
2 19 (28.36%) Spring
3 15 (22.39%) CSS
4 13 (19.40%) jQuery
5 10 (14.93%) Apache Camel
5 10 (14.93%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (13.43%) SAP Basis
7 7 (10.45%) .NET
8 5 (7.46%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (7.46%) Hibernate
8 5 (7.46%) Vue.js
8 5 (7.46%) XML
9 4 (5.97%) XSD
10 3 (4.48%) .NET Framework
10 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.48%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (2.99%) Angular 2
11 2 (2.99%) HTML5
11 2 (2.99%) J2EE
11 2 (2.99%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.96%) User Experience
3 5 (7.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (7.46%) NHS
4 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.48%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Linux
2 7 (10.45%) Windows
3 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.97%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (40.30%) Software Engineering
3 24 (35.82%) SDLC
4 19 (28.36%) MVC
5 18 (26.87%) Web Development
6 14 (20.90%) High Availability
7 13 (19.40%) Unit Testing
8 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
9 9 (13.43%) Change Control
9 9 (13.43%) Performance Management
10 8 (11.94%) Open Source
11 6 (8.96%) Configuration Management
11 6 (8.96%) DevOps
11 6 (8.96%) Microservices
11 6 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (7.46%) Deployment Automation
12 5 (7.46%) E-Procurement
12 5 (7.46%) Load Balancing
12 5 (7.46%) OOP
12 5 (7.46%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.27%) SQL
2 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
3 11 (16.42%) Groovy
3 11 (16.42%) Java 8
4 9 (13.43%) ABAP
4 9 (13.43%) Python
5 8 (11.94%) Ruby
6 6 (8.96%) C#
6 6 (8.96%) Go
7 3 (4.48%) PHP
8 2 (2.99%) C++
9 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.46%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) ISEB
2 5 (7.46%) RHCE
2 5 (7.46%) RHCSA
3 4 (5.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) Docker
2 4 (5.97%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) Kubernetes
2 6 (8.96%) Ansible
2 6 (8.96%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (8.96%) Puppet
3 5 (7.46%) Consul
3 5 (7.46%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (7.46%) Grafana
3 5 (7.46%) Graphite
3 5 (7.46%) Nagios
3 5 (7.46%) Opsview
3 5 (7.46%) Packer
3 5 (7.46%) Salt
3 5 (7.46%) Terraform
3 5 (7.46%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) Red Hat
2 9 (13.43%) SAP
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle
4 3 (4.48%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.48%) Cisco
4 3 (4.48%) VMware
5 2 (2.99%) Google
6 1 (1.49%) IBM