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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 22 11 27
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Permanent jobs citing Java 7 41 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.98% 15.65% 5.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.72% 36.28% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7 37 13
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £25,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +2.48%
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
72 113 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 30.64% 43.13% 36.22%
Number of salaries quoted 52 95 81
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 21 October 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Software Engineering
2 11 (36.67%) Line Management
3 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 10 (33.33%) Analytics
3 10 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 10 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 9 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (30.00%) SQL
4 9 (30.00%) Data Modelling
5 8 (26.67%) OO
6 6 (20.00%) OOD
6 6 (20.00%) J2EE
7 5 (16.67%) Oracle
7 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 5 (16.67%) C#
7 5 (16.67%) Windows
7 5 (16.67%) Degree
7 5 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
8 4 (13.33%) .NET
9 3 (10.00%) ERP
9 3 (10.00%) OOP
10 2 (6.67%) HTML5
10 2 (6.67%) CSS3
10 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
10 2 (6.67%) WPF

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (3.33%) NetWeaver
1 1 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Maven
1 1 (3.33%) NWDI
General
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Developer
2 17 (56.67%) Java Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Lead Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Lead Java Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Programmer
6 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Java Programmer
7 3 (10.00%) Software Programmer
7 3 (10.00%) Lead Software Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Lead Programmer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
8 2 (6.67%) Java Team Leader
8 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) J2EE
2 4 (13.33%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) HTML5
3 2 (6.67%) CSS3
3 2 (6.67%) WPF
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 2 (6.67%) CSS
3 2 (6.67%) WinForms
4 1 (3.33%) Spring
4 1 (3.33%) SAP Basis
4 1 (3.33%) JDBC
4 1 (3.33%) Struts
4 1 (3.33%) EJB
4 1 (3.33%) Swing
4 1 (3.33%) jQuery
4 1 (3.33%) SAP BC
4 1 (3.33%) Ext JS
4 1 (3.33%) JPA
4 1 (3.33%) Struts2
4 1 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.33%) Statistics
4 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) AIX
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Software Engineering
2 11 (36.67%) Line Management
3 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 10 (33.33%) Analytics
3 10 (33.33%) Data Analytics
4 9 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 9 (30.00%) Data Modelling
5 8 (26.67%) OO
6 6 (20.00%) OOD
7 5 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) ERP
8 3 (10.00%) OOP
9 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
9 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (3.33%) Web Design
10 1 (3.33%) Workflow
10 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
10 1 (3.33%) TDD
10 1 (3.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) C++
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) ABAP
4 1 (3.33%) VBA
4 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) Groovy
4 1 (3.33%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) PhD
2 1 (3.33%) OCPJP
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) Sun Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Sun
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