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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 151 - 144
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 5 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% - 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% - 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £52,500 - £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
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
1194 1340 1068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.65% 41.28% 36.88%
Number of salaries quoted 850 862 724
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java SE across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Java SE Salary Histogram 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 30 January 2015. 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
Edinburgh - 4 £52,500 -
Moray - 1 £37,500 -
Java SE
UK

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (85.71%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) TDD
4 6 (42.86%) C#
4 6 (42.86%) C++
4 6 (42.86%) HTML
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (35.71%) J2EE
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) Web Services
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) Spring
6 4 (28.57%) Java EE
6 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
6 4 (28.57%) XML
6 4 (28.57%) CSS
6 4 (28.57%) UML
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) Use Case
6 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Dojo
6 4 (28.57%) Selenium
6 4 (28.57%) Web Application Development
6 4 (28.57%) User Experience
7 3 (21.43%) Spring MVC
7 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) jQuery
7 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) Mockito
2 3 (21.43%) JUnit
2 3 (21.43%) Maven
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) Subversion
3 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Java Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Java Web Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Web Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C++/Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C++/C# Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Development Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) J2EE
2 5 (35.71%) Web Services
3 4 (28.57%) Spring
3 4 (28.57%) Java EE
3 4 (28.57%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) Dojo
4 3 (21.43%) Spring MVC
4 3 (21.43%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) HTML5
4 3 (21.43%) REST
4 3 (21.43%) JDBC
4 3 (21.43%) SOAP
4 3 (21.43%) JSON
4 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
5 2 (14.29%) Swing
5 2 (14.29%) JavaFX
5 2 (14.29%) Spring Security
6 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) User Experience
2 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
2 3 (21.43%) GIS
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (7.14%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 2 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Scrum
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 4 (28.57%) UML
4 4 (28.57%) Use Case
4 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Web Application Development
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
5 3 (21.43%) OO
5 3 (21.43%) AOP
5 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
5 3 (21.43%) MVC
6 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
6 2 (14.29%) OOD
6 2 (14.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Perforce