The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 1 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java 48 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 50.00% 16.39% 5.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 66.67% 43.48% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 2
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% +5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
Java
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Programming Languages Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
72 46 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 75.00% 37.70% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 7
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,300 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Java
Salary Trend in Stirling

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

Java Salary Trend in Stirling

Java
Salary Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Stirling

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling region citing Java 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.

1 49 (64.47%) SQL
2 45 (59.21%) Oracle
3 41 (53.95%) Finance
4 32 (42.11%) Spring
5 31 (40.79%) Banking
6 30 (39.47%) Web Services
7 28 (36.84%) Relational Database
8 26 (34.21%) OO
9 24 (31.58%) PL/SQL
10 23 (30.26%) UNIX
11 20 (26.32%) J2EE
12 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (22.37%) Linux
14 16 (21.05%) Workflow
14 16 (21.05%) Software Delivery
15 14 (18.42%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (18.42%) SDLC
15 14 (18.42%) Spring Integration
15 14 (18.42%) Hibernate
16 13 (17.11%) JMS
16 13 (17.11%) SOA
16 13 (17.11%) RDBMS
16 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (15.79%) FileNet
18 11 (14.47%) Windows
18 11 (14.47%) JSP
19 10 (13.16%) Project Management
19 10 (13.16%) E-Commerce
19 10 (13.16%) OOD
19 10 (13.16%) Eclipse

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling region citing Java 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (15.79%) FileNet
2 10 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 10 (13.16%) Mule
3 8 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (10.53%) WebSphere
4 6 (7.89%) IBM Notes
5 4 (5.26%) Documentum
5 4 (5.26%) Apache
5 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.26%) CMS
5 4 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (5.26%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (3.95%) Mule ESB
6 3 (3.95%) JBoss
7 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Global One
2 1 (1.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (36.84%) Relational Database
2 13 (17.11%) RDBMS
3 9 (11.84%) OLAP
4 7 (9.21%) InterSystems Cache
4 7 (9.21%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (7.89%) DataStage
6 5 (6.58%) BusinessObjects XI
6 5 (6.58%) QlikView
6 5 (6.58%) UniData
7 4 (5.26%) MySQL
7 4 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (5.26%) Big Data
8 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.32%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Eclipse
1 10 (13.16%) Subversion
2 7 (9.21%) Maven
3 4 (5.26%) IntelliJ
3 4 (5.26%) Ant
3 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.95%) Mockito
4 3 (3.95%) JUnit
General
1 41 (53.95%) Finance
2 31 (40.79%) Banking
3 8 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Front Office
4 2 (2.63%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (51.32%) Developer
2 22 (28.95%) Java Developer
3 19 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 19 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 13 (17.11%) Development Specialist
5 7 (9.21%) Development Manager
5 7 (9.21%) Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Business Objects Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Business Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Systems Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Tester
9 2 (2.63%) Graduate
9 2 (2.63%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.63%) Java Team Leader
9 2 (2.63%) Senior Tester
9 2 (2.63%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (42.11%) Spring
2 30 (39.47%) Web Services
3 20 (26.32%) J2EE
4 14 (18.42%) Spring Integration
4 14 (18.42%) Hibernate
5 13 (17.11%) JMS
6 11 (14.47%) JSP
7 9 (11.84%) JPA
7 9 (11.84%) HTML
8 6 (7.89%) SPNEGO
9 5 (6.58%) .NET
10 4 (5.26%) Middleware
10 4 (5.26%) CSS
11 3 (3.95%) jQuery
11 3 (3.95%) JSTL
11 3 (3.95%) XML
11 3 (3.95%) XSLT
11 3 (3.95%) JAXB
12 2 (2.63%) REST
12 2 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.26%) Equities
3 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.26%) Fixed Income
3 4 (5.26%) Derivative
3 4 (5.26%) Wiki
3 4 (5.26%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.26%) UNIX
2 17 (22.37%) Linux
3 11 (14.47%) Windows
4 1 (1.32%) Android
4 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.21%) OO
2 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.05%) Workflow
3 16 (21.05%) Software Delivery
4 14 (18.42%) SDLC
5 13 (17.11%) SOA
6 10 (13.16%) Project Management
6 10 (13.16%) E-Commerce
6 10 (13.16%) OOD
6 10 (13.16%) TDD
6 10 (13.16%) Unit Testing
7 8 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (10.53%) Content Management
7 8 (10.53%) Analytics
7 8 (10.53%) Coaching
8 7 (9.21%) Mentoring
8 7 (9.21%) Document Management
8 7 (9.21%) RAD
9 6 (7.89%) ETL
9 6 (7.89%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 49 (64.47%) SQL
2 24 (31.58%) PL/SQL
3 8 (10.53%) C
4 7 (9.21%) C#
5 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.89%) VBA
6 5 (6.58%) VB
6 5 (6.58%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.26%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.95%) Python
9 2 (2.63%) C++
10 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Control-M
Vendors
1 45 (59.21%) Oracle
2 7 (9.21%) IBM
3 6 (7.89%) Informatica
3 6 (7.89%) Lotus
3 6 (7.89%) TIBCO
4 5 (6.58%) Tableau
4 5 (6.58%) Business Objects
5 4 (5.26%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.32%) Sybase
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft