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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 158 156 145
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 8 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.24% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.33% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 3
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.60%
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
1296 1216 1128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.93% 38.64% 36.56%
Number of salaries quoted 873 806 781
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 £28,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,150 £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
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 24 October 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 - 5 £62,500 -
Edinburgh - 3 £50,000 -
Java SE
UK

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 26 (96.30%) Java
2 20 (74.07%) Spring
3 19 (70.37%) HTML
4 16 (59.26%) Oracle
5 15 (55.56%) SQL
6 10 (37.04%) OO
6 10 (37.04%) Hibernate
6 10 (37.04%) Banking
6 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database
7 9 (33.33%) Investment Banking
7 9 (33.33%) Java EE
7 9 (33.33%) CSS
7 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 8 (29.63%) XML
8 8 (29.63%) Maven
8 8 (29.63%) Finance
8 8 (29.63%) HTML5
8 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (25.93%) J2EE
10 6 (22.22%) Sybase
10 6 (22.22%) Front Office
10 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (22.22%) Web Services
11 5 (18.52%) JSON
11 5 (18.52%) MVC
11 5 (18.52%) Scrum
11 5 (18.52%) Ant
11 5 (18.52%) JUnit
11 5 (18.52%) XHTML
11 5 (18.52%) Spring MVC

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (3.70%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Maven
2 5 (18.52%) Ant
2 5 (18.52%) JUnit
2 5 (18.52%) Mockito
3 4 (14.81%) Selenium
4 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
4 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.41%) Subversion
4 2 (7.41%) JIRA
General
1 10 (37.04%) Banking
2 9 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 8 (29.63%) Finance
4 6 (22.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 18 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Trainer
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Web Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Java Web Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Development Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior C++ Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) Spring
2 19 (70.37%) HTML
3 10 (37.04%) Hibernate
4 9 (33.33%) CSS
4 9 (33.33%) Java EE
5 8 (29.63%) XML
5 8 (29.63%) HTML5
6 7 (25.93%) J2EE
7 6 (22.22%) Web Services
8 5 (18.52%) JSON
8 5 (18.52%) Spring MVC
8 5 (18.52%) XHTML
8 5 (18.52%) REST
9 4 (14.81%) JMS
9 4 (14.81%) Dojo
10 3 (11.11%) SOAP
10 3 (11.11%) XSLT
10 3 (11.11%) JDBC
10 3 (11.11%) jQuery
11 2 (7.41%) Apache Wicket
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (14.81%) User Experience
2 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 3 (11.11%) Derivative
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Physics
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Android
1 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) OO
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) MVC
3 5 (18.52%) Scrum
3 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
3 5 (18.52%) Coaching
4 4 (14.81%) Use Case
4 4 (14.81%) Web Application Development
4 4 (14.81%) Functional Programming
4 4 (14.81%) TDD
4 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.81%) UML
5 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 3 (11.11%) AOP
6 2 (7.41%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) C++
4 3 (11.11%) Clojure
5 2 (7.41%) C#
5 2 (7.41%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) Ruby
5 2 (7.41%) Groovy
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Sybase
3 2 (7.41%) Perforce