The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Java SE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java SE over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 - 159
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 4 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.15% - 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% - 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 7
Median salary £40,000 - £32,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +16.66%  

Java SE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1023 1060 1116
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 38.62% 36.97% 35.55%
Number of salaries quoted 669 559 692
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Java SE
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Java SE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Java SE in Scotland

Java SE
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Java SE in Scotland

Java SE
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java SE within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 4 £40,000 -
Java SE
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Java SE 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Java SE.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Spring
3 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 7 (77.78%) Web Services
3 7 (77.78%) OO
4 6 (66.67%) SOAP
4 6 (66.67%) Apache MINA
4 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 6 (66.67%) SoapUI
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Maven
6 2 (22.22%) Java EE
6 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
6 2 (22.22%) J2EE
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle
7 1 (11.11%) Sybase
7 1 (11.11%) JUnit
7 1 (11.11%) JSP
7 1 (11.11%) Servlets
7 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
7 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
7 1 (11.11%) XML
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) JIRA
7 1 (11.11%) QA
7 1 (11.11%) WPF
7 1 (11.11%) Spring Security
7 1 (11.11%) GWT
7 1 (11.11%) TDD
7 1 (11.11%) Subversion

Java SE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (11.11%) FishEye
3 1 (11.11%) Gradle
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
1 8 (88.89%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Spring
2 7 (77.78%) Web Services
3 6 (66.67%) Apache MINA
3 6 (66.67%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 2 (22.22%) J2EE
4 2 (22.22%) Java EE
5 1 (11.11%) GWT
5 1 (11.11%) JPA
5 1 (11.11%) JSP
5 1 (11.11%) RESTful
5 1 (11.11%) Servlets
5 1 (11.11%) Spring Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Spring Security
5 1 (11.11%) WPF
5 1 (11.11%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) OO
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Google
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Sybase