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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 20 23
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Java 34 48 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 7.67% 10.34% 11.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.32% 17.65% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 29 48 55
Median salary £36,250 £43,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.18% +8.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,800 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 276 272 351
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 62.30% 58.62% 60.62%
Number of salaries quoted 238 227 278
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Java as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley +18 16 £42,500 +36.00% 8
Lancaster - 5 £28,500 - 2
Preston -14 4 £32,000 -28.88% 1
Burnley -8 2 £22,500 -27.41%
Java
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Java.

1 44 (74.58%) JavaScript
2 40 (67.80%) HTML
2 40 (67.80%) SQL
3 37 (62.71%) CSS
4 36 (61.02%) Spring
5 30 (50.85%) MVC
6 24 (40.68%) Hibernate
7 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (38.98%) jQuery
8 22 (37.29%) Web Development
8 22 (37.29%) Unit Testing
9 18 (30.51%) Tomcat
9 18 (30.51%) Groovy
9 18 (30.51%) Hadoop
9 18 (30.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 18 (30.51%) RabbitMQ
9 18 (30.51%) Apache Camel
10 14 (23.73%) MySQL
11 11 (18.64%) .NET
11 11 (18.64%) Degree
12 10 (16.95%) HTML5
12 10 (16.95%) Node.js
13 9 (15.25%) AngularJS
13 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
14 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
14 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
14 8 (13.56%) TDD
14 8 (13.56%) C#
14 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
14 8 (13.56%) SDLC

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 18 (30.51%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.08%) Mongoose
2 3 (5.08%) OpenEdge
3 1 (1.69%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.51%) Apache Cassandra
1 18 (30.51%) Hadoop
2 14 (23.73%) MySQL
3 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.47%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.78%) Maven
3 3 (5.08%) Artifactory
3 3 (5.08%) gulp
3 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.08%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (5.08%) SonarQube
3 3 (5.08%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (5.08%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.69%) JIRA
4 1 (1.69%) JUnit
4 1 (1.69%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.69%) Selenium
4 1 (1.69%) Subversion
4 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
1 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.39%) Games
2 2 (3.39%) Military
2 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Advertising
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (88.14%) Developer
2 36 (61.02%) Java Developer
3 22 (37.29%) Software Developer
4 13 (22.03%) SQL Developer
5 11 (18.64%) Java Software Developer
6 10 (16.95%) Senior Developer
6 10 (16.95%) Senior Software Developer
7 7 (11.86%) Junior
7 7 (11.86%) Junior Developer
7 7 (11.86%) Junior Java Developer
8 6 (10.17%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (10.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (10.17%) Senior Java Software Developer
9 5 (8.47%) Graduate
9 5 (8.47%) Graduate Developer
9 5 (8.47%) Junior JavaScript Developer
9 5 (8.47%) Junior SQL Developer
9 5 (8.47%) Senior SQL Developer
10 4 (6.78%) Analyst
10 4 (6.78%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (67.80%) HTML
2 37 (62.71%) CSS
3 36 (61.02%) Spring
4 24 (40.68%) Hibernate
5 23 (38.98%) jQuery
6 18 (30.51%) Apache Camel
6 18 (30.51%) RabbitMQ
7 11 (18.64%) .NET
8 10 (16.95%) HTML5
8 10 (16.95%) Node.js
9 9 (15.25%) AngularJS
10 6 (10.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET
12 4 (6.78%) J2EE
12 4 (6.78%) XML
13 3 (5.08%) Apache CXF
13 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (5.08%) RESTful
13 3 (5.08%) SOAP
13 3 (5.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.08%) Life Science
3 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Android
2 2 (3.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.85%) MVC
2 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (37.29%) Unit Testing
3 22 (37.29%) Web Development
4 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
5 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
5 8 (13.56%) SDLC
5 8 (13.56%) TDD
6 7 (11.86%) OO
6 7 (11.86%) Test Automation
7 4 (6.78%) Coaching
7 4 (6.78%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.78%) OOP
7 4 (6.78%) Open Source
7 4 (6.78%) Scrum
8 3 (5.08%) Android Development
8 3 (5.08%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.08%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (74.58%) JavaScript
2 40 (67.80%) SQL
3 18 (30.51%) Groovy
4 8 (13.56%) C#
5 6 (10.17%) PHP
6 2 (3.39%) Python
7 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Puppet
2 1 (1.69%) Ansible
2 1 (1.69%) Packer
2 1 (1.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle
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