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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 16 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Java 3 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 5.08% 5.19% 9.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.98% 11.43% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
43 35 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 72.88% 45.45% 46.46%
Number of salaries quoted 26 24 12
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Ab Initio
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) VxWorks
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins

Java
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) VxWorks
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Ab Initio
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle