The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Scotland / Fife
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 3 10
Permanent jobs citing Java 0 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife - 31.03% 6.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 42.86% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Median salary - £25,750 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.64%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,825
% change year-on-year - +0.39%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Fife
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 14 21 35
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 58.33% 72.41% 59.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 25
Median salary £26,500 £28,500 £40,499
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.01% -29.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £23,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £55,000 £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fife citing Java as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Fife

Java
Salary Trend in Fife

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

Salary trend for Java in Fife

Java
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Fife region with a requirement for Java.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) JSF
2 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) JPA
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Servlets
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) SOA

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JSF
2 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) JPA
3 1 (25.00%) Servlets
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL