Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 25 24
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Java 68 72 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 8.62% 8.29% 7.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.23% 13.69% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 56 66 69
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -22.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £22,875 £27,750
90th Percentile £56,125 £55,625 £50,750
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 373 526 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 47.28% 60.53% 55.12%
Number of salaries quoted 332 457 408
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,400 £23,750
90th Percentile £53,975 £47,500 £45,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 September 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 18 September 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 -4 33 £35,000 -2.78% 6
Preston +24 17 £45,000 +40.63%
Blackpool - 3 £50,952 - 3
Blackburn - 2 £30,000 - 3
Accrington - 1 £30,000 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £35,000 - 1
Java
North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 32 (47.06%) Spring
2 31 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (45.59%) MVC
2 31 (45.59%) SQL
3 27 (39.71%) SDLC
4 26 (38.24%) JavaScript
4 26 (38.24%) Software Engineering
5 19 (27.94%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (25.00%) jQuery
7 16 (23.53%) Degree
7 16 (23.53%) HTML
8 15 (22.06%) Computer Science
8 15 (22.06%) Web Development
8 15 (22.06%) Security Cleared
9 14 (20.59%) CSS
10 13 (19.12%) OOP
10 13 (19.12%) Unit Testing
11 11 (16.18%) Groovy
11 11 (16.18%) Hadoop
11 11 (16.18%) Java 8
11 11 (16.18%) Hibernate
12 10 (14.71%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (14.71%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (14.71%) Apache Camel
13 9 (13.24%) High Availability
13 9 (13.24%) Change Control
13 9 (13.24%) Performance Management
13 9 (13.24%) SAP Basis
13 9 (13.24%) SAP
13 9 (13.24%) ABAP

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 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (1.47%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) Hadoop
2 10 (14.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 7 (10.29%) MySQL
5 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.47%) Big Data
8 1 (1.47%) DB2
8 1 (1.47%) MS Access
8 1 (1.47%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.88%) JUnit
2 1 (1.47%) Ant
2 1 (1.47%) Appium
2 1 (1.47%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.47%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.47%) JIRA
2 1 (1.47%) JMeter
2 1 (1.47%) Maven
2 1 (1.47%) Mockito
2 1 (1.47%) Selenium
2 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (2.94%) Advertising
2 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (52.94%) Developer
2 25 (36.76%) Java Developer
3 13 (19.12%) Senior Developer
4 9 (13.24%) Consultant
4 9 (13.24%) SAP Consultant
4 9 (13.24%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Senior SQL Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) SQL Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Java Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Java Software Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Junior
7 5 (7.35%) Applications Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Junior Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Java Applications Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Junior Java Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Software Tester
8 4 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (47.06%) Spring
2 17 (25.00%) jQuery
3 16 (23.53%) HTML
4 14 (20.59%) CSS
5 11 (16.18%) Hibernate
6 10 (14.71%) Apache Camel
6 10 (14.71%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (13.24%) SAP Basis
8 8 (11.76%) .NET
9 5 (7.35%) XML
10 4 (5.88%) .NET Framework
10 4 (5.88%) AngularJS
10 4 (5.88%) Razor View Engine
10 4 (5.88%) XSD
11 3 (4.41%) HTML5
11 3 (4.41%) J2EE
12 2 (2.94%) Angular 2
12 2 (2.94%) Laravel
12 2 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (2.94%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.41%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.94%) User Experience
6 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Linux
1 6 (8.82%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (45.59%) MVC
2 27 (39.71%) SDLC
3 26 (38.24%) Software Engineering
4 19 (27.94%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (22.06%) Web Development
6 13 (19.12%) OOP
6 13 (19.12%) Unit Testing
7 9 (13.24%) Change Control
7 9 (13.24%) High Availability
7 9 (13.24%) Performance Management
8 5 (7.35%) Test Scripting
9 4 (5.88%) ITIL
9 4 (5.88%) Scrum
9 4 (5.88%) Software Testing
9 4 (5.88%) TDD
9 4 (5.88%) UML
10 3 (4.41%) Microservices
10 3 (4.41%) OO
11 2 (2.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (45.59%) SQL
2 26 (38.24%) JavaScript
3 11 (16.18%) Groovy
3 11 (16.18%) Java 8
4 9 (13.24%) ABAP
5 8 (11.76%) C#
6 7 (10.29%) PHP
7 3 (4.41%) C++
7 3 (4.41%) Python
7 3 (4.41%) Ruby
8 2 (2.94%) VB
9 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.47%) Go
9 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.47%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) Degree
2 15 (22.06%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.35%) ISEB
4 4 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.47%) Ansible
3 1 (1.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) SAP
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.35%) Cisco
4 4 (5.88%) VMware
5 3 (4.41%) Google
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle
7 1 (1.47%) IBM
7 1 (1.47%) Lotus
7 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.47%) Twitter