The table below looks at the statistics for Java SE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java SE 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 Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 160 155 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.034% 0.16% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.091% 0.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £32,500 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.09%
Java SE
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1098 1163 1365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.82% 38.13% 41.50%
Number of salaries quoted 712 818 882
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java SE across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java SE Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Java SE
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Java SE Salary Trend in Scotland

Java SE
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java SE within the Scotland 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
Glasgow - 1 £32,500 -
Java SE
UK

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Java SE 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 SE.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) Android
3 10 (83.33%) Stress Testing
3 10 (83.33%) JUnit
3 10 (83.33%) C++
3 10 (83.33%) Web Services
3 10 (83.33%) Python
3 10 (83.33%) API Design
4 7 (58.33%) HTML
4 7 (58.33%) CSS
4 7 (58.33%) J2EE
4 7 (58.33%) ArcGIS
5 6 (50.00%) Web Development
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (50.00%) Open Source
5 6 (50.00%) Web Application Development
5 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
5 6 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) Scrum
7 3 (25.00%) GIS
7 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
8 2 (16.67%) XML
8 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
9 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
9 1 (8.33%) Android Development

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Java SE 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 SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (58.33%) ArcGIS
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) GIS
2 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Product Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Android Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) Web Services
2 7 (58.33%) CSS
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) J2EE
3 2 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
4 1 (8.33%) Apache MINA
4 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (8.33%) Java EE
4 1 (8.33%) JMS
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) API Design
1 10 (83.33%) Stress Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 6 (50.00%) Open Source
2 6 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 6 (50.00%) Web Development
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Android Development
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 10 (83.33%) C++
3 10 (83.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft