Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 22 18
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Java 23 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 13.29% 4.55% 3.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.33% 6.78% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
West Lothian median annual salary £46,250 - £38,750
10th Percentile £24,900 - £35,125
90th Percentile £52,050 - £44,375
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +10.47%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 103 59 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 59.54% 67.05% 56.79%
Number of salaries quoted 40 39 38
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £19,500 £24,000 £25,175
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,000 £45,375
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for Java 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 in West Lothian.

Salary trend for Java in West Lothian

Java
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in West Lothian over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in West Lothian

Java
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 19 December 2018. 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
Livingston +6 16 £47,500 - 2
Linlithgow - 6 - -
Java
Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for Java.

1 21 (91.30%) SQL
2 20 (86.96%) Oracle
3 19 (82.61%) PL/SQL
3 19 (82.61%) Scrum
4 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
5 16 (69.57%) C#
6 14 (60.87%) Software Engineering
7 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (56.52%) Degree
7 13 (56.52%) Shell Script
7 13 (56.52%) AngularJS
7 13 (56.52%) Microservices
8 12 (52.17%) Scenario Testing
8 12 (52.17%) Test Automation
8 12 (52.17%) Python
8 12 (52.17%) Management Information System
8 12 (52.17%) C++
8 12 (52.17%) C
8 12 (52.17%) JSON
8 12 (52.17%) Computer Science
8 12 (52.17%) Kanban
9 11 (47.83%) Refactoring
10 7 (30.43%) ITIL
10 7 (30.43%) Linux
11 6 (26.09%) JBoss
11 6 (26.09%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (26.09%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (26.09%) Apache
11 6 (26.09%) JUnit
11 6 (26.09%) SOAP

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (26.09%) Apache
1 6 (26.09%) Confluence
1 6 (26.09%) JBoss
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) HTTP
1 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle BI EE
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Discoverer
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle OWB
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) ClearCase
1 6 (26.09%) CppUnit
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
1 6 (26.09%) JIRA
1 6 (26.09%) JUnit
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle APEX
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Software Engineer
2 11 (47.83%) Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Embedded Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) C Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Development Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Development Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (4.35%) IT Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) IT Support
7 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) AngularJS
2 12 (52.17%) JSON
3 6 (26.09%) Kafka
3 6 (26.09%) RESTful
3 6 (26.09%) SOAP
3 6 (26.09%) WebSockets
3 6 (26.09%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) .NET
4 1 (4.35%) Angular 2
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) Spring
4 1 (4.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.35%) Fintech
3 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Scrum
2 14 (60.87%) Software Engineering
3 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (56.52%) Microservices
4 12 (52.17%) Computer Science
4 12 (52.17%) Kanban
4 12 (52.17%) Scenario Testing
4 12 (52.17%) Test Automation
5 11 (47.83%) Refactoring
6 7 (30.43%) ITIL
7 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
7 6 (26.09%) Multithreaded Programming
7 6 (26.09%) Multithreading
7 6 (26.09%) Open Source
7 6 (26.09%) Presales
7 6 (26.09%) Web Application Development
8 1 (4.35%) Acceptance Criteria
8 1 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (4.35%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) SQL
2 19 (82.61%) PL/SQL
3 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
4 16 (69.57%) C#
5 13 (56.52%) Shell Script
6 12 (52.17%) C
6 12 (52.17%) C++
6 12 (52.17%) Python
7 6 (26.09%) Perl
8 2 (8.70%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Teradata