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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 14 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Java 5 9 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.81% 3.38% 13.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.78% 12.16% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 27
Average salary £32,500 £43,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.28% +12.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £38,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £52,500 £60,000
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
18 74 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 28.13% 27.82% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 14 59 87
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 31 August 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) Apache
5 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (20.00%) WinForms
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Spring
5 2 (20.00%) WPF
5 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (20.00%) JPA
5 2 (20.00%) RESTful
5 2 (20.00%) Ruby
5 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) Sun
5 2 (20.00%) Sun Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Delphi
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (20.00%) J2EE

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (30.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Applications Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Application Developer
3 2 (20.00%) AWS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (20.00%) WinForms
3 2 (20.00%) Spring
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (20.00%) J2EE
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) Java EE
3 2 (20.00%) WPF
3 2 (20.00%) JPA
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) JSP
4 1 (10.00%) Servlets
4 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Parallel Programming
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby
2 2 (20.00%) Delphi
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (10.00%) OCPJP
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (10.00%) Alterian
3 1 (10.00%) Jaspersoft
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago