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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 10 8 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Java 7 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 10.14% 11.32% 3.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 23.08% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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 West Lothian region.

Programming Languages Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
35 26 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 50.72% 49.06% 51.52%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 17
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £31,500 £33,350
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £36,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Java Salary Histogram 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 August 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 -4 4 £50,000 -
Java
Scotland

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (54.55%) OO
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Open Source
3 4 (36.36%) Spring
3 4 (36.36%) Ruby
3 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
3 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) Graphite
4 3 (27.27%) OOD
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Nagios
4 3 (27.27%) Apache
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) Perl
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) Scala
4 3 (27.27%) Korn
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Puppet
4 3 (27.27%) F5
4 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 3 (27.27%) Docker
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 3 (27.27%) Opsview
5 2 (18.18%) Big Data
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering

Java
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 3 (27.27%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (9.09%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) JBehave
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Junior
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Python Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Spring
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) Swing
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE
4 1 (9.09%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) OO
2 5 (45.45%) Open Source
3 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 3 (27.27%) OOD
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Web Development
6 1 (9.09%) Test Management
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Ruby
2 3 (27.27%) Korn
2 3 (27.27%) Scala
2 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Nagios
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
1 3 (27.27%) Opsview
1 3 (27.27%) Graphite
2 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
1 3 (27.27%) F5
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Cognizant