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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 20 12 20
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Java 3 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 4.23% 7.14% 3.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.00% 16.67% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,650
% change year-on-year - +0.78%  

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 West Lothian with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
West Lothian
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 50 24 42
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 70.42% 42.86% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 44 11 24
Median salary £42,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 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
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 3 months to 23 March 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
Livingston -9 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Bathgate - 1 - -
Java
Scotland

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Java.

1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Node.js
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Microservices
4 2 (33.33%) Raspberry Pi
4 2 (33.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Internet of Things
4 2 (33.33%) MQTT
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) Arduino
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) Bluetooth

Java
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Bluetooth
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Redis
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Angular Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js Developer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Arduino
1 2 (33.33%) Internet of Things
1 2 (33.33%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Microservices
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft