The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife 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 12 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 2 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 4.55% 6.82% 24.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.00% 11.11% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 16
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +5.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £40,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
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 Fife region.

Programming Languages Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
25 27 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 56.82% 61.36% 65.12%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 37
Average salary £37,500 £28,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.92% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Java
Salary Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Fife region.

Java Salary Trend in Fife

Java
Salary Histogram in Fife

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Fife region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Fife

Java
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Fife region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline -1 1 £20,000 -50.00%
Java
Scotland

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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 4 (44.44%) OO
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) ERP
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) SAP
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) JPA
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
4 1 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) JSF
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
4 1 (11.11%) Java EE
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) JPA
3 1 (11.11%) JSF
3 1 (11.11%) Java EE
3 1 (11.11%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) OO
1 4 (44.44%) ERP
2 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) C++
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) HND
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft