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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 1 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Permanent jobs citing Java 17 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 43.59% 5.45% 20.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 62.96% 11.54% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 11
Average salary £27,750 £28,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% -35.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
27 26 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 69.23% 47.27% 69.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 30
Average salary £28,500 £28,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £46,000 £42,926
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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
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 5 February 2016. 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 - 4 £28,500 -
Java
Scotland

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (67.86%) C++
2 18 (64.29%) C#
2 18 (64.29%) Degree
3 17 (60.71%) Software Engineering
4 13 (46.43%) OO
5 12 (42.86%) OOD
6 11 (39.29%) .NET
7 10 (35.71%) C
7 10 (35.71%) Android
8 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
9 6 (21.43%) CSS
9 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
10 4 (14.29%) NonStop SQL
10 4 (14.29%) Tandem
10 4 (14.29%) HP
10 4 (14.29%) HTML
11 3 (10.71%) OOP
11 3 (10.71%) HND
11 3 (10.71%) Windows
11 3 (10.71%) PHP
11 3 (10.71%) SQL
11 3 (10.71%) Delphi
11 3 (10.71%) Electronics
11 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
12 2 (7.14%) Selenium
12 2 (7.14%) JPA
12 2 (7.14%) Eclipse RCP
12 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
12 2 (7.14%) PrimeFaces

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (7.14%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 2 (7.14%) Eclipse RCP
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.14%) JUnit
1 2 (7.14%) Maven
1 2 (7.14%) Selenium
1 2 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.71%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Software Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Junior
3 5 (17.86%) Junior Software Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Software Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Systems Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Delphi Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Java Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Android Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) J2EE Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Mobile Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) .NET
2 6 (21.43%) CSS
3 4 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (7.14%) Facelets
4 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 2 (7.14%) JavaBeans
4 2 (7.14%) JPA
4 2 (7.14%) JSF
4 2 (7.14%) PrimeFaces
4 2 (7.14%) RESTful
4 2 (7.14%) RichFaces
4 2 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (3.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) Tandem
3 1 (3.57%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Android
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Software Engineering
2 13 (46.43%) OO
3 12 (42.86%) OOD
4 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.71%) OOP
6 2 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (7.14%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (7.14%) Scrum
6 2 (7.14%) UML
7 1 (3.57%) Android Development
7 1 (3.57%) CRM
7 1 (3.57%) Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) SDLC
7 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) C++
2 18 (64.29%) C#
3 10 (35.71%) C
4 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) Delphi
5 3 (10.71%) PHP
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
6 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle