The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 151 - 129
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 17 0 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% - 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.19% - 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 30
Average salary £42,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1432 1209 1160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.62% 37.35% 37.23%
Number of salaries quoted 948 820 832
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Java SE
UK

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 1 August 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
Stirling - 9 - -
Glasgow - 7 £42,500 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Java SE
UK

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 18 (94.74%) Java
2 16 (84.21%) Spring
3 15 (78.95%) HTML
4 12 (63.16%) Oracle
5 11 (57.89%) SQL
6 9 (47.37%) Banking
7 8 (42.11%) Investment Banking
7 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database
8 7 (36.84%) HTML5
8 7 (36.84%) OO
8 7 (36.84%) Hibernate
9 6 (31.58%) Sybase
10 5 (26.32%) Ant
10 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
10 5 (26.32%) CSS
10 5 (26.32%) XHTML
10 5 (26.32%) Front Office
10 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
10 5 (26.32%) Maven
10 5 (26.32%) Java EE
11 4 (21.05%) JMS
11 4 (21.05%) Finance
11 4 (21.05%) XML
12 3 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (15.79%) Derivative
13 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
13 2 (10.53%) Mockito
13 2 (10.53%) Clojure
13 2 (10.53%) NoSQL

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Ant
1 5 (26.32%) Maven
2 2 (10.53%) Mockito
2 2 (10.53%) JUnit
General
1 9 (47.37%) Banking
2 8 (42.11%) Investment Banking
3 5 (26.32%) Front Office
4 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 13 (68.42%) Java Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Trainer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Development Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) Spring
2 15 (78.95%) HTML
3 7 (36.84%) HTML5
3 7 (36.84%) Hibernate
4 5 (26.32%) CSS
4 5 (26.32%) XHTML
4 5 (26.32%) Java EE
5 4 (21.05%) JMS
5 4 (21.05%) XML
6 2 (10.53%) REST
6 2 (10.53%) Spring Integration
6 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
6 2 (10.53%) JSON
6 2 (10.53%) Spring MVC
6 2 (10.53%) Grails
6 2 (10.53%) Apache Wicket
6 2 (10.53%) JPA
6 2 (10.53%) JSF
6 2 (10.53%) XSLT
6 2 (10.53%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (15.79%) Derivative
2 1 (5.26%) Equities
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) OO
2 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
3 2 (10.53%) MVC
3 2 (10.53%) Scrum
3 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) Clojure
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
4 2 (10.53%) Groovy
4 2 (10.53%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) C#
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) Sybase