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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 11 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Java 4 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.14% 9.78% 8.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.05% 25.83% 20.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 31 16
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
21 120 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 37.50% 37.85% 40.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 99 90
Average salary £40,000 £40,750 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.84% +2.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 July 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (62.50%) Degree
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) Java EE
5 5 (31.25%) OO
6 4 (25.00%) HTML
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) CSS
6 4 (25.00%) C#
7 3 (18.75%) PHP
7 3 (18.75%) .NET
7 3 (18.75%) MySQL
7 3 (18.75%) XML
7 3 (18.75%) Sun
7 3 (18.75%) Sun Certification
7 3 (18.75%) JSON
7 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
7 3 (18.75%) HTML5
8 2 (12.50%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
8 2 (12.50%) WinForms
8 2 (12.50%) TDD
8 2 (12.50%) JIRA
8 2 (12.50%) WPF
8 2 (12.50%) ISEB
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (12.50%) JBoss
1 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Maximo
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) MySQL
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) ReSharper
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) AWS Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Graduate
3 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Junior
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Java EE
2 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 3 (18.75%) JSON
3 3 (18.75%) XML
3 3 (18.75%) HTML5
4 2 (12.50%) Flash
4 2 (12.50%) WPF
4 2 (12.50%) WinForms
4 2 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) Spring
5 1 (6.25%) Ajax
5 1 (6.25%) NHibernate
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.25%) JSP
5 1 (6.25%) SOAP
5 1 (6.25%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) VLE
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Parallel Programming
5 1 (6.25%) Android Development
5 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Coaching
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) API Development
5 1 (6.25%) API Design
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) PHP
5 2 (12.50%) Delphi
5 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.25%) ActionScript
6 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
6 1 (6.25%) Groovy
6 1 (6.25%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) Sun Certification
3 2 (12.50%) OCPJP
3 2 (12.50%) ISEB
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Sun
3 2 (12.50%) Jaspersoft
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe
4 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
4 1 (6.25%) Blackboard
4 1 (6.25%) Twitter
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Strong Employee Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago