Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 213 226
Rank change year-on-year -17 +13 +6
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 4 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.071% 0.039% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.10% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 19
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £27,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% -14.06% -36.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £22,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £35,000 £41,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +21.05% -5.00%

Java SE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2190 1953 2282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.66% 37.75% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1412 1236 1439
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,750 £56,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

Java SE
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Java SE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 4 £40,000 -
Java SE
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Apache MINA
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Apache MINA
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java