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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 11 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Java 12 30 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 10.08% 10.45% 9.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.49% 28.85% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 22
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
49 104 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 41.18% 36.24% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 39 84 88
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 30 March 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Degree
4 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
4 7 (36.84%) Java EE
4 7 (36.84%) OO
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle
6 5 (26.32%) C#
6 5 (26.32%) HTML
6 5 (26.32%) CSS
7 4 (21.05%) ISEB
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (21.05%) HTML5
8 3 (15.79%) JSON
8 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (15.79%) .NET
8 3 (15.79%) SAP
8 3 (15.79%) PHP
8 3 (15.79%) MySQL
8 3 (15.79%) Web Services
8 3 (15.79%) Flash
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (10.53%) Subversion
9 2 (10.53%) Ajax
9 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (10.53%) Web Design
9 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
9 2 (10.53%) UML

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 1 (5.26%) JBoss
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.26%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (15.79%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) ReSharper
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Graduate
3 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) AWS Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Junior Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Junior
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Java EE
2 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) CSS
3 4 (21.05%) HTML5
4 3 (15.79%) .NET
4 3 (15.79%) Web Services
4 3 (15.79%) JSON
4 3 (15.79%) Flash
5 2 (10.53%) XML
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.53%) SOAP
5 2 (10.53%) CSS3
5 2 (10.53%) Ajax
6 1 (5.26%) NHibernate
6 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.26%) J2EE
6 1 (5.26%) JSP
6 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.26%) WinForms
6 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Android
1 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) Android Development
4 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
4 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.53%) UML
4 2 (10.53%) Web Design
5 1 (5.26%) OOD
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Coaching
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Parallel Programming
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) PHP
5 2 (10.53%) ActionScript
5 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.26%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) Sun Certification
3 1 (5.26%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe
3 1 (5.26%) Sun
3 1 (5.26%) Blackboard
3 1 (5.26%) Twitter
3 1 (5.26%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (5.26%) Business Objects