Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 28 30
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2 -15
Permanent jobs citing Java 57 55 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 7.99% 6.71% 6.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.06% 11.78% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 47 45 60
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -22.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,300 £20,350 £27,375
90th Percentile £55,400 £47,500 £56,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%

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 299 467 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 41.94% 56.95% 55.59%
Number of salaries quoted 249 383 475
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £25,000 £22,771
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 -2 24 £35,000 - 4
Blackpool +1 14 £48,463 - 3
Blackburn - 5 £34,000 - 4
Preston +9 2 £40,000 +25.00% 4
Lancaster +16 1 £30,000 -
Accrington - 1 £42,500 -
Java
North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 35 (61.40%) SQL
2 30 (52.63%) Software Engineering
3 28 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (38.60%) SDLC
5 18 (31.58%) Spring
6 17 (29.82%) HTML
6 17 (29.82%) JavaScript
7 15 (26.32%) MVC
7 15 (26.32%) Web Development
7 15 (26.32%) Mentoring
8 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
8 13 (22.81%) CSS
9 12 (21.05%) Linux
9 12 (21.05%) Open Source
10 11 (19.30%) Coaching
11 10 (17.54%) High Availability
11 10 (17.54%) Unit Testing
11 10 (17.54%) Computer Science
12 9 (15.79%) Groovy
12 9 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (15.79%) Hadoop
12 9 (15.79%) Red Hat
12 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
12 9 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (15.79%) Apache Camel
12 9 (15.79%) Microservices
12 9 (15.79%) Java 8
13 8 (14.04%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (14.04%) SAP
13 8 (14.04%) .NET

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 (7.02%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.26%) Confluence
3 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Firewall
1 5 (8.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (15.79%) Hadoop
3 8 (14.04%) MySQL
3 8 (14.04%) NoSQL
4 7 (12.28%) MongoDB
4 7 (12.28%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.51%) DB2
6 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (8.77%) Hudson
2 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.77%) Vagrant
3 3 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 3 (5.26%) Electronics
1 3 (5.26%) Finance
1 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 3 (5.26%) Marketing
1 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Software Engineer
2 13 (22.81%) Developer
3 10 (17.54%) Java Developer
4 9 (15.79%) Java Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) Java Software Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) SQL Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Consultant
7 5 (8.77%) C# Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Designer
7 5 (8.77%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Junior
7 5 (8.77%) Junior Designer
7 5 (8.77%) Junior UX Designer
7 5 (8.77%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (8.77%) UX Designer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior SQL Developer
8 4 (7.02%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) Spring
2 17 (29.82%) HTML
3 13 (22.81%) CSS
4 9 (15.79%) Apache Camel
4 9 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (14.04%) .NET
6 6 (10.53%) Node.js
7 5 (8.77%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (8.77%) SAP Basis
7 5 (8.77%) Vue.js
8 4 (7.02%) jQuery
9 3 (5.26%) HTML5
9 3 (5.26%) RESTful
9 3 (5.26%) SOAP
9 3 (5.26%) Spring Boot
10 2 (3.51%) REST
10 2 (3.51%) Spring Batch
10 2 (3.51%) Spring Security
11 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.75%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 5 (8.77%) NHS
1 5 (8.77%) User Experience
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Linux
2 7 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.02%) Windows
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) Software Engineering
2 28 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (38.60%) SDLC
4 15 (26.32%) Mentoring
4 15 (26.32%) MVC
4 15 (26.32%) Web Development
5 12 (21.05%) Open Source
6 11 (19.30%) Coaching
7 10 (17.54%) Computer Science
7 10 (17.54%) High Availability
7 10 (17.54%) Unit Testing
8 9 (15.79%) Microservices
9 8 (14.04%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (12.28%) IT Strategy
11 5 (8.77%) Change Control
11 5 (8.77%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (8.77%) Deployment Automation
11 5 (8.77%) DevOps
11 5 (8.77%) SIEM
11 5 (8.77%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 35 (61.40%) SQL
2 17 (29.82%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.79%) Groovy
3 9 (15.79%) Java 8
4 6 (10.53%) Python
4 6 (10.53%) Ruby
5 5 (8.77%) ABAP
5 5 (8.77%) C#
5 5 (8.77%) Go
5 5 (8.77%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.26%) C++
6 3 (5.26%) Uniface
6 3 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) RHCE
1 5 (8.77%) RHCSA
1 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) ISEB
2 4 (7.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Docker
2 4 (7.02%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Kubernetes
2 5 (8.77%) Ansible
2 5 (8.77%) Consul
2 5 (8.77%) Docker Swarm
2 5 (8.77%) Grafana
2 5 (8.77%) Graphite
2 5 (8.77%) Nagios
2 5 (8.77%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (8.77%) Opsview
2 5 (8.77%) Packer
2 5 (8.77%) Puppet
2 5 (8.77%) Salt
2 5 (8.77%) Terraform
2 5 (8.77%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 9 (15.79%) Red Hat
2 8 (14.04%) SAP
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle
4 3 (5.26%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.75%) Google
5 1 (1.75%) MuleSoft