The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 15 8 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Permanent jobs citing Java 5 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 6.67% 12.73% 9.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.71% 25.93% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £36,250 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.68% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 West Lothian region.

Programming Languages Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
34 27 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 45.33% 49.09% 64.94%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 17
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £36,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Java
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Java Salary Trend in West Lothian

Java
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
Livingston -2 3 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Bathgate - 1 £35,000 -
Java
Scotland

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 4 (66.67%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) OOD
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) Big Data
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) Servlets
4 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (16.67%) Cognizant
4 1 (16.67%) FileMaker
4 1 (16.67%) Swing
4 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate

Java
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) FileMaker
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
2 1 (16.67%) JBehave
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) Servlets
2 1 (16.67%) Swing
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) OOD
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cognizant
Livingston, West Lothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus excellent package
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