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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 11 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java 15 30 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 15.00% 18.29% 9.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.86% 66.67% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 0
Average salary £28,000 £46,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.13% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
35 45 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 35.00% 27.44% 51.61%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 6
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £48,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 41 (65.08%) Oracle
2 40 (63.49%) SQL
3 38 (60.32%) Spring
4 35 (55.56%) Relational Database
5 34 (53.97%) Finance
6 32 (50.79%) OO
7 27 (42.86%) Banking
8 26 (41.27%) Web Services
9 24 (38.10%) PL/SQL
10 20 (31.75%) Hibernate
11 19 (30.16%) TDD
11 19 (30.16%) Maven
11 19 (30.16%) UNIX
11 19 (30.16%) J2EE
12 18 (28.57%) Linux
12 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (28.57%) Workflow
12 18 (28.57%) Spring Integration
13 17 (26.98%) JMS
14 16 (25.40%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (25.40%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (23.81%) JPA
15 15 (23.81%) RDBMS
15 15 (23.81%) HTML
15 15 (23.81%) OLAP
16 14 (22.22%) Investment Banking
16 14 (22.22%) Degree
16 14 (22.22%) Unit Testing
16 14 (22.22%) Mule
16 14 (22.22%) Coaching

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 14 (22.22%) Mule
2 10 (15.87%) Apache
3 6 (9.52%) FileNet
3 6 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 6 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.94%) JBoss
4 5 (7.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (7.94%) WebSphere
4 5 (7.94%) Mule ESB
5 4 (6.35%) IBM Notes
6 2 (3.17%) CMS
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (3.17%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Magento
2 3 (4.76%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 15 (23.81%) RDBMS
2 15 (23.81%) OLAP
3 10 (15.87%) MySQL
3 10 (15.87%) Big Data
4 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.35%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.35%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.76%) DataStage
6 3 (4.76%) UniData
6 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.59%) OLTP
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 19 (30.16%) Maven
2 12 (19.05%) Subversion
3 10 (15.87%) IntelliJ
3 10 (15.87%) Ant
3 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
4 8 (12.70%) Eclipse
5 6 (9.52%) TeamCity
6 5 (7.94%) JUnit
6 5 (7.94%) Mockito
General
1 34 (53.97%) Finance
2 27 (42.86%) Banking
3 14 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Front Office
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (47.62%) Developer
2 23 (36.51%) Java Developer
3 17 (26.98%) Development Specialist
4 15 (23.81%) Senior Developer
4 15 (23.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (12.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Development Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.17%) AWS Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Junior Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Junior Test Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Junior
9 2 (3.17%) Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Graduate
10 1 (1.59%) Lead Developer
10 1 (1.59%) Java Architect
10 1 (1.59%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (60.32%) Spring
2 26 (41.27%) Web Services
3 20 (31.75%) Hibernate
4 19 (30.16%) J2EE
5 18 (28.57%) Spring Integration
6 17 (26.98%) JMS
7 15 (23.81%) JPA
7 15 (23.81%) HTML
8 10 (15.87%) CSS
9 9 (14.29%) JSP
10 5 (7.94%) XML
10 5 (7.94%) XSLT
10 5 (7.94%) JAXB
10 5 (7.94%) JSTL
11 4 (6.35%) SPNEGO
12 3 (4.76%) jQuery
13 2 (3.17%) Middleware
14 1 (1.59%) SOAP
14 1 (1.59%) Flash
14 1 (1.59%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Enterprise Software
1 16 (25.40%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) Fixed Income
2 2 (3.17%) Equities
2 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.17%) Reference Data
2 2 (3.17%) Wiki
2 2 (3.17%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.16%) UNIX
2 18 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (6.35%) Windows
4 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.79%) OO
2 19 (30.16%) TDD
3 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (28.57%) Workflow
4 14 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 14 (22.22%) Coaching
4 14 (22.22%) Analytics
5 13 (20.63%) SDLC
5 13 (20.63%) E-Commerce
6 12 (19.05%) OOD
6 12 (19.05%) Content Management
7 10 (15.87%) System Testing
7 10 (15.87%) Server Building
7 10 (15.87%) Software Delivery
8 7 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 6 (9.52%) Project Management
9 6 (9.52%) SOA
10 4 (6.35%) Document Management
10 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.35%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 40 (63.49%) SQL
2 24 (38.10%) PL/SQL
3 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.52%) C
4 6 (9.52%) C#
5 3 (4.76%) Python
6 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.17%) C++
7 1 (1.59%) VBA
7 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 41 (65.08%) Oracle
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.35%) TIBCO
3 4 (6.35%) Lotus
4 3 (4.76%) Informatica
4 3 (4.76%) IBM
5 2 (3.17%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.59%) Sybase