Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 18 21
Rank change year-on-year +11 +3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Java 51 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 22.87% 8.33% 8.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.69% 11.59% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 6
West Lothian median annual salary £45,000 - £38,750
10th Percentile £37,500 - £27,500
90th Percentile £56,250 - £51,250
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 139 69 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 62.33% 71.88% 74.55%
Number of salaries quoted 66 47 69
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,500 £32,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £56,000 £46,150 £50,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 21 April 2019.

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 21 April 2019. 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 +10 29 £45,000 -
Linlithgow -12 17 - -
Bathgate - 1 £31,000 -
Java
Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 42 (82.35%) SQL
2 38 (74.51%) Oracle
3 32 (62.75%) JavaScript
3 32 (62.75%) Scrum
4 31 (60.78%) PL/SQL
5 25 (49.02%) Python
6 21 (41.18%) Test Automation
7 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (35.29%) Oracle Reports
8 18 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
9 17 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
9 17 (33.33%) C#
9 17 (33.33%) ITIL
9 17 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
9 17 (33.33%) Confluence
9 17 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
9 17 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
9 17 (33.33%) JIRA
9 17 (33.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 17 (33.33%) Presales
10 15 (29.41%) C++
11 14 (27.45%) C
11 14 (27.45%) Shell Script
11 14 (27.45%) Degree
12 13 (25.49%) JSON
12 13 (25.49%) Computer Science
12 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
12 13 (25.49%) Kanban
12 13 (25.49%) AngularJS

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 17 (33.33%) Confluence
2 6 (11.76%) Apache
3 5 (9.80%) Apache Spark
4 4 (7.84%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.92%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (3.92%) JBoss
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) HTTP
2 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) Oracle Reports
2 17 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 17 (33.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 17 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
2 17 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
3 9 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.92%) Big Data
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.92%) Sybase IQ
5 1 (1.96%) DB2
5 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (33.33%) JIRA
1 17 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
1 17 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
3 7 (13.73%) Selenium
4 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.84%) Maven
6 2 (3.92%) ClearCase
6 2 (3.92%) CppUnit
6 2 (3.92%) JUnit
7 1 (1.96%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.96%) JMeter
7 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Developer
2 17 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
3 13 (25.49%) Software Engineer
4 11 (21.57%) Embedded Engineer
4 11 (21.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Data Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 1 (1.96%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Automation Tester
9 1 (1.96%) Manual Test Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) AngularJS
1 13 (25.49%) JSON
2 6 (11.76%) Kafka
3 4 (7.84%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (5.88%) RESTful
5 2 (3.92%) Apache Beam
5 2 (3.92%) Node.js
5 2 (3.92%) SOAP
5 2 (3.92%) Spring
5 2 (3.92%) WebSockets
5 2 (3.92%) XML
6 1 (1.96%) .NET
6 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Management Information System
2 9 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Unix
2 7 (13.73%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) Scrum
2 21 (41.18%) Test Automation
3 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (33.33%) ITIL
5 17 (33.33%) Presales
6 13 (25.49%) Computer Science
6 13 (25.49%) Kanban
6 13 (25.49%) Microservices
6 13 (25.49%) Scenario Testing
6 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
7 11 (21.57%) ETL
7 11 (21.57%) Refactoring
8 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
9 7 (13.73%) Test Scripting
10 5 (9.80%) DevOps
10 5 (9.80%) Regression Testing
11 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
11 4 (7.84%) Open Source
12 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 42 (82.35%) SQL
2 32 (62.75%) JavaScript
3 31 (60.78%) PL/SQL
4 25 (49.02%) Python
5 17 (33.33%) C#
6 15 (29.41%) C++
7 14 (27.45%) C
7 14 (27.45%) Shell Script
8 7 (13.73%) Perl
9 4 (7.84%) Ruby
10 2 (3.92%) Elixir
10 2 (3.92%) Go
11 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) Kubernetes
2 4 (7.84%) Kibana
2 4 (7.84%) logstash
2 4 (7.84%) Puppet
3 3 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 38 (74.51%) Oracle
2 11 (21.57%) Netezza
3 5 (9.80%) Ab Initio
4 4 (7.84%) AppDynamics
4 4 (7.84%) Informatica
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco
5 2 (3.92%) F5
5 2 (3.92%) Google
5 2 (3.92%) Sybase
5 2 (3.92%) Tableau
6 1 (1.96%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.96%) Teradata