Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 26 16
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 68 67 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 7.73% 7.37% 12.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.10% 13.59% 23.51%
Number of salaries quoted 61 64 116
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,500 £23,375
90th Percentile £47,500 £53,639 £48,750
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 519 493 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 58.98% 54.24% 53.39%
Number of salaries quoted 437 442 440
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.41% +1.43% -
10th Percentile £25,400 £25,000 £23,950
90th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £45,025
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +28 48 £35,000 -9.09% 1
Preston -8 6 £32,000 +4.92% 1
Burnley -2 3 £22,500 -27.42%
Lancaster -13 3 £37,750 -16.11%
Darwen - 1 - -
Java
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 38 (55.88%) SQL
1 38 (55.88%) Spring
2 37 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 36 (52.94%) MVC
4 26 (38.24%) HTML
5 25 (36.76%) CSS
6 24 (35.29%) SDLC
7 23 (33.82%) Hibernate
8 21 (30.88%) Degree
9 20 (29.41%) Web Development
9 20 (29.41%) jQuery
10 19 (27.94%) Software Engineering
11 17 (25.00%) Computer Science
12 15 (22.06%) SQL Server
12 15 (22.06%) ISEB
12 15 (22.06%) Unit Testing
12 15 (22.06%) RabbitMQ
13 14 (20.59%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (20.59%) Apache Camel
13 14 (20.59%) Groovy
13 14 (20.59%) Hadoop
14 11 (16.18%) C#
14 11 (16.18%) QA
15 10 (14.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 10 (14.71%) Test Scripting
15 10 (14.71%) Software Testing
15 10 (14.71%) .NET
15 10 (14.71%) OOP
16 9 (13.24%) Tomcat

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 9 (13.24%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.47%) Apache
2 1 (1.47%) JBoss
2 1 (1.47%) nginx
2 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.47%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) SQL Server
2 14 (20.59%) Apache Cassandra
2 14 (20.59%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.94%) MySQL
4 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.47%) DB2
5 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.41%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (4.41%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.47%) JUnit
2 1 (1.47%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.47%) Subversion
2 1 (1.47%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.47%) Xcode
General
1 6 (8.82%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Retail
3 3 (4.41%) Games
3 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Advertising
4 2 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 50 (73.53%) Developer
2 34 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 16 (23.53%) Analyst
4 15 (22.06%) Test Analyst
5 12 (17.65%) Software Developer
6 11 (16.18%) Senior Developer
6 11 (16.18%) SQL Analyst
7 10 (14.71%) Software Analyst
7 10 (14.71%) Software Test Analyst
7 10 (14.71%) Software Tester
7 10 (14.71%) Tester
8 9 (13.24%) Graduate
8 9 (13.24%) Graduate Developer
8 9 (13.24%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (11.76%) Senior Software Developer
9 8 (11.76%) SQL Developer
10 7 (10.29%) Java Software Developer
10 7 (10.29%) Senior Java Software Developer
11 6 (8.82%) Agile Developer
11 6 (8.82%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (55.88%) Spring
2 26 (38.24%) HTML
3 25 (36.76%) CSS
4 23 (33.82%) Hibernate
5 20 (29.41%) jQuery
6 15 (22.06%) RabbitMQ
7 14 (20.59%) Apache Camel
8 10 (14.71%) .NET
9 7 (10.29%) Node.js
10 6 (8.82%) HTML5
11 5 (7.35%) AngularJS
11 5 (7.35%) Web Services
12 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
12 4 (5.88%) Spring MVC
13 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (4.41%) J2EE
13 3 (4.41%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (4.41%) REST
13 3 (4.41%) RESTful
13 3 (4.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.41%) Life Science
3 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.47%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.47%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) Android
2 2 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (52.94%) MVC
3 24 (35.29%) SDLC
4 20 (29.41%) Web Development
5 19 (27.94%) Software Engineering
6 15 (22.06%) Unit Testing
7 10 (14.71%) OOP
7 10 (14.71%) Software Testing
7 10 (14.71%) Test Scripting
8 8 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 8 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 4 (5.88%) High Availability
9 4 (5.88%) Innovative Thinking
9 4 (5.88%) OO
9 4 (5.88%) Scrum
9 4 (5.88%) TDD
10 3 (4.41%) Android Development
10 3 (4.41%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (4.41%) Mobile Development
10 3 (4.41%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.88%) SQL
2 36 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 14 (20.59%) Groovy
4 11 (16.18%) C#
5 6 (8.82%) PHP
6 4 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.47%) PHP 5
7 1 (1.47%) Python
7 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (30.88%) Degree
2 15 (22.06%) ISEB
3 10 (14.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Ansible
1 1 (1.47%) Packer
1 1 (1.47%) Puppet
1 1 (1.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle
2 1 (1.47%) IBM