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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 20 9 40
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +31
Permanent jobs citing Java 11 35 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.17% 12.50% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.67% 30.43% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 4
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -18.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,600 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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
75 115 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 28.41% 41.07% 37.95%
Number of salaries quoted 63 88 90
Average salary £40,000 £39,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 15 (29.41%) Oracle
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
1 15 (29.41%) OO
2 13 (25.49%) SQL
3 12 (23.53%) ERP
3 12 (23.53%) Degree
4 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
5 10 (19.61%) C#
5 10 (19.61%) Linux
6 9 (17.65%) J2EE
6 9 (17.65%) Automated Testing
6 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
7 8 (15.69%) SAP BC
7 8 (15.69%) Incident Management
7 8 (15.69%) Artificial Intelligence
7 8 (15.69%) SAP Basis
7 8 (15.69%) ABAP
7 8 (15.69%) HTML
7 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
7 8 (15.69%) AIX
7 8 (15.69%) SAP
7 8 (15.69%) CSS
7 8 (15.69%) Data Modelling
7 8 (15.69%) SAP BW
7 8 (15.69%) NetWeaver
7 8 (15.69%) SAP Portal
7 8 (15.69%) SAP Security
7 8 (15.69%) Data Analytics
7 8 (15.69%) Analytics
8 7 (13.73%) OOD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 8 (15.69%) NetWeaver
1 8 (15.69%) SAP Portal
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.84%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.96%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SAP BW
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.80%) MySQL
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) NWDI
2 2 (3.92%) Subversion
2 2 (3.92%) Maven
2 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.96%) EasyMock
3 1 (1.96%) JUnit
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
1 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (62.75%) Developer
2 20 (39.22%) Java Developer
3 11 (21.57%) Senior Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Administrator
5 7 (13.73%) SAP Basis Administrator
5 7 (13.73%) SAP Administrator
6 6 (11.76%) Lead Java Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Lead Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Java Team Leader
7 4 (7.84%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Software Team Leader
9 2 (3.92%) Software Programmer
9 2 (3.92%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.92%) IT Support Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) J2EE
2 8 (15.69%) SAP BC
2 8 (15.69%) SAP Basis
2 8 (15.69%) HTML
2 8 (15.69%) CSS
3 7 (13.73%) .NET
4 5 (9.80%) jQuery
5 3 (5.88%) EJB
5 3 (5.88%) Web Services
5 3 (5.88%) JPA
6 2 (3.92%) Java EE
6 2 (3.92%) Ext JS
6 2 (3.92%) WPF
6 2 (3.92%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (3.92%) WinForms
6 2 (3.92%) Struts
6 2 (3.92%) XHTML
6 2 (3.92%) Struts2
6 2 (3.92%) CSS3
6 2 (3.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 8 (15.69%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 10 (19.61%) Linux
3 8 (15.69%) AIX
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) OO
2 12 (23.53%) ERP
3 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
4 9 (17.65%) Automated Testing
5 8 (15.69%) Incident Management
5 8 (15.69%) Data Modelling
5 8 (15.69%) SAP Security
5 8 (15.69%) Data Analytics
5 8 (15.69%) Analytics
6 7 (13.73%) OOD
6 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (9.80%) Workflow
8 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.80%) OOP
9 2 (3.92%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.92%) OO PHP
10 1 (1.96%) Functional Testing
10 1 (1.96%) Test Automation
10 1 (1.96%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) SQL
2 10 (19.61%) C#
3 8 (15.69%) ABAP
3 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.80%) PHP
5 3 (5.88%) C++
6 2 (3.92%) Groovy
6 2 (3.92%) Perl
7 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.96%) C
7 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB
3 1 (1.96%) OCPJP
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Oracle
2 8 (15.69%) SAP
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
4 2 (3.92%) Sun
4 2 (3.92%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.96%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (1.96%) Nintex
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco