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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 154 149 136
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 17 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.46% 0.13% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% 0.36% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 22
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £55,000 £40,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
1395 1111 1228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 37.35% 36.46% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 927 769 840
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 £27,500 £28,500
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
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 29 August 2014.

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 29 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 £62,500 - 1
Glasgow -5 6 £42,500 -26.08%
Edinburgh - 2 £50,000 -
Java SE
UK

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 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 23 (95.83%) Java
2 20 (83.33%) Spring
3 19 (79.17%) HTML
4 16 (66.67%) Oracle
5 15 (62.50%) SQL
6 10 (41.67%) Hibernate
6 10 (41.67%) Oracle Database
7 9 (37.50%) Banking
7 9 (37.50%) Java EE
7 9 (37.50%) CSS
7 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
8 8 (33.33%) OO
8 8 (33.33%) Maven
8 8 (33.33%) Investment Banking
8 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (33.33%) HTML5
9 7 (29.17%) Finance
9 7 (29.17%) XML
10 6 (25.00%) J2EE
10 6 (25.00%) Sybase
10 6 (25.00%) Web Services
11 5 (20.83%) XHTML
11 5 (20.83%) Ant
11 5 (20.83%) JUnit
11 5 (20.83%) Front Office
11 5 (20.83%) MVC
11 5 (20.83%) JSON
11 5 (20.83%) Spring MVC
11 5 (20.83%) Mockito
11 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle Database
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Maven
2 5 (20.83%) Ant
2 5 (20.83%) JUnit
2 5 (20.83%) Mockito
3 4 (16.67%) Selenium
4 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.33%) Subversion
4 2 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 9 (37.50%) Banking
2 8 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 7 (29.17%) Finance
4 5 (20.83%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 17 (70.83%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Trainer
4 4 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Java Web Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Development Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) Spring
2 19 (79.17%) HTML
3 10 (41.67%) Hibernate
4 9 (37.50%) CSS
4 9 (37.50%) Java EE
5 8 (33.33%) HTML5
6 7 (29.17%) XML
7 6 (25.00%) Web Services
7 6 (25.00%) J2EE
8 5 (20.83%) JSON
8 5 (20.83%) Spring MVC
8 5 (20.83%) XHTML
8 5 (20.83%) REST
9 4 (16.67%) JMS
9 4 (16.67%) Dojo
10 3 (12.50%) JDBC
10 3 (12.50%) SOAP
10 3 (12.50%) jQuery
11 2 (8.33%) Apache Wicket
11 2 (8.33%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 3 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (12.50%) Derivative
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) OO
2 5 (20.83%) MVC
2 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Use Case
3 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (16.67%) UML
3 4 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 3 (12.50%) Functional Programming
4 3 (12.50%) AOP
4 3 (12.50%) Scrum
4 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 3 (12.50%) TDD
4 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.33%) Release Management
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) Java
2 15 (62.50%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby
4 2 (8.33%) Groovy
4 2 (8.33%) Clojure
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) C++
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) Sybase
3 2 (8.33%) Perforce