The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 8 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 3 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.14% 9.86% 12.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.75% 27.45% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 26
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
Java
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Programming Languages Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
16 51 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 38.10% 35.92% 41.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13 42 81
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Java
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Java Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Java.

1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Spring
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) Selenium
3 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (16.67%) QA
4 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 2 (16.67%) Ruby
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Games
4 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE
4 2 (16.67%) MySQL
4 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) Apache

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) Big Data
3 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Ant
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Software Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Application Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Web Applications Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Product Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Products Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) Spring
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE
4 2 (16.67%) JPA
4 2 (16.67%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (16.67%) RESTful
4 2 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) JSP
5 1 (8.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
3 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) QMS
4 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Alterian
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft