The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 5 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 309 347 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.92% 25.05% 31.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.98% 39.84% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 126 187 232
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £30,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Java
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
754 871 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 58.36% 62.89% 63.81%
Number of salaries quoted 415 504 461
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Java
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Glasgow region.

Java Salary Trend in Glasgow

Java
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Java.

1 312 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (40.43%) Spring
3 203 (39.65%) Finance
4 164 (32.03%) SQL
5 155 (30.27%) Hibernate
6 139 (27.15%) Oracle
7 128 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 127 (24.80%) JavaScript
9 124 (24.22%) HTML
10 117 (22.85%) Web Services
11 115 (22.46%) TDD
12 111 (21.68%) OO
13 109 (21.29%) UNIX
14 107 (20.90%) Linux
15 96 (18.75%) XML
15 96 (18.75%) CSS
15 96 (18.75%) Banking
15 96 (18.75%) SDLC
16 95 (18.55%) J2EE
17 92 (17.97%) Scrum
18 90 (17.58%) Maven
19 78 (15.23%) JUnit
20 76 (14.84%) Tomcat
21 75 (14.65%) Python
22 71 (13.87%) RDBMS
23 70 (13.67%) Unit Testing
24 67 (13.09%) Continuous Integration
25 66 (12.89%) Sybase
26 65 (12.70%) Open Source
27 59 (11.52%) SOA

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 76 (14.84%) Tomcat
2 48 (9.38%) Apache
3 44 (8.59%) JBoss
4 26 (5.08%) WebLogic
5 23 (4.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 22 (4.30%) WebSphere
7 20 (3.91%) Oracle Service Bus
8 13 (2.54%) Alfresco
9 7 (1.37%) Mule
9 7 (1.37%) Apache Spark
10 6 (1.17%) Apache Pig
10 6 (1.17%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.98%) SAS
12 4 (0.78%) CMS
12 4 (0.78%) Drupal
12 4 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.59%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.59%) Mule ESB
13 3 (0.59%) WebSphere Portal
13 3 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (1.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.78%) SPSS
3 3 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.59%) PRMS
1 3 (0.59%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (0.59%) AquaLogic BPM
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.15%) Internet
2 5 (0.98%) Firewall
3 4 (0.78%) HTTP
3 4 (0.78%) LDAP
4 3 (0.59%) LAN
4 3 (0.59%) WAN
4 3 (0.59%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.59%) SSL
5 2 (0.39%) SNMP
5 2 (0.39%) VLAN
6 1 (0.20%) Wireless
6 1 (0.20%) SAN
6 1 (0.20%) CTI
6 1 (0.20%) FTP
6 1 (0.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 71 (13.87%) RDBMS
3 56 (10.94%) SQL Server
4 49 (9.57%) Oracle Database
5 40 (7.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 34 (6.64%) Oracle Database 10g
7 32 (6.25%) NoSQL
8 18 (3.52%) Big Data
8 18 (3.52%) MongoDB
9 16 (3.13%) Hadoop
10 15 (2.93%) DB2
11 14 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (2.34%) MySQL
12 12 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (2.15%) Pentaho
14 9 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (1.56%) Sybase ASE
15 8 (1.56%) MarkLogic
16 7 (1.37%) Apache Hive
16 7 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 90 (17.58%) Maven
2 78 (15.23%) JUnit
3 55 (10.74%) Jenkins
4 41 (8.01%) Subversion
5 37 (7.23%) Ant
6 28 (5.47%) Selenium
6 28 (5.47%) Git (software)
7 21 (4.10%) Eclipse
8 19 (3.71%) JIRA
9 17 (3.32%) TeamCity
10 16 (3.13%) EasyMock
11 14 (2.73%) Cucumber
12 13 (2.54%) GitLab
13 12 (2.34%) Flash Builder
13 12 (2.34%) Artifactory
14 11 (2.15%) Mockito
15 10 (1.95%) Hudson
16 9 (1.76%) FitNesse
17 8 (1.56%) TestNG
17 8 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 203 (39.65%) Finance
2 96 (18.75%) Banking
3 31 (6.05%) Investment Banking
4 25 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.13%) Legal
6 15 (2.93%) Financial Institution
7 12 (2.34%) Front Office
8 7 (1.37%) Games
9 3 (0.59%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.59%) Advertising
10 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.20%) Back Office
10 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Retail
10 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 350 (68.36%) Developer
2 173 (33.79%) Java Developer
3 49 (9.57%) Senior Developer
4 34 (6.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 32 (6.25%) Analyst
6 29 (5.66%) Lead Developer
7 27 (5.27%) Designer
8 26 (5.08%) Technical Leader
9 25 (4.88%) AWS Developer
10 23 (4.49%) Applications Developer
11 22 (4.30%) Software Developer
12 20 (3.91%) SOA Designer
13 19 (3.71%) Applications Support
14 17 (3.32%) Lead Designer
15 16 (3.13%) SQL Developer
16 13 (2.54%) Support Analyst
17 12 (2.34%) Architect
17 12 (2.34%) C++ Developer
17 12 (2.34%) Open Source Developer
18 11 (2.15%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (40.43%) Spring
2 155 (30.27%) Hibernate
3 124 (24.22%) HTML
4 117 (22.85%) Web Services
5 96 (18.75%) XML
5 96 (18.75%) CSS
6 95 (18.55%) J2EE
7 56 (10.94%) HTML5
8 55 (10.74%) RESTful
9 45 (8.79%) jQuery
9 45 (8.79%) JMS
10 42 (8.20%) .NET
11 31 (6.05%) Middleware
11 31 (6.05%) JSON
12 30 (5.86%) Java EE
12 30 (5.86%) Ext JS
13 28 (5.47%) J2SE
14 23 (4.49%) SOAP
14 23 (4.49%) Spring MVC
15 21 (4.10%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (9.96%) Mobile App
3 30 (5.86%) Computer Science
4 24 (4.69%) Mathematics
5 19 (3.71%) User Experience
6 15 (2.93%) Physics
7 13 (2.54%) Derivative
8 12 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.76%) Fixed Income
10 8 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.37%) iPad
11 7 (1.37%) Equities
12 6 (1.17%) N-Tier
12 6 (1.17%) Market Risk
12 6 (1.17%) RIA
13 5 (0.98%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.98%) Equity Derivative
13 5 (0.98%) Animation
14 4 (0.78%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 4 (0.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 109 (21.29%) UNIX
2 107 (20.90%) Linux
3 37 (7.23%) Android
4 34 (6.64%) Windows
5 21 (4.10%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.78%) Solaris
8 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.59%) AIX
8 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.39%) CentOS
10 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (22.46%) TDD
3 111 (21.68%) OO
4 96 (18.75%) SDLC
5 92 (17.97%) Scrum
6 70 (13.67%) Unit Testing
7 67 (13.09%) Continuous Integration
8 65 (12.70%) Open Source
9 59 (11.52%) SOA
10 57 (11.13%) Software Engineering
11 43 (8.40%) BDD
12 34 (6.64%) Android Development
13 31 (6.05%) Waterfall
14 27 (5.27%) Line Management
15 26 (5.08%) Mentoring
15 26 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
16 23 (4.49%) Asset Management
16 23 (4.49%) ETL
16 23 (4.49%) OOP
16 23 (4.49%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 164 (32.03%) SQL
2 127 (24.80%) JavaScript
3 75 (14.65%) Python
4 55 (10.74%) Shell Script
5 42 (8.20%) PL/SQL
5 42 (8.20%) C++
6 40 (7.81%) C#
6 40 (7.81%) Perl
7 22 (4.30%) Ruby
8 19 (3.71%) PHP
9 16 (3.13%) Bash Shell
10 10 (1.95%) Scala
11 9 (1.76%) R
11 9 (1.76%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.17%) XQuery
12 6 (1.17%) C
13 5 (0.98%) Clojure
13 5 (0.98%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.78%) Korn
14 4 (0.78%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 51 (9.96%) Degree
2 13 (2.54%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.20%) PhD
3 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.20%) PMP
3 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.34%) QA
2 4 (0.78%) SLA
3 1 (0.20%) EMIR
3 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (0.78%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.39%) Docker
3 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.20%) RACF
3 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (2.93%) Puppet
2 14 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.37%) Control-M
4 5 (0.98%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (0.78%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.59%) Nagios
6 3 (0.59%) Foglight
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.20%) Munin
7 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.20%) Graphite
7 1 (0.20%) MOM
Vendors
1 139 (27.15%) Oracle
2 66 (12.89%) Sybase
3 16 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 14 (2.73%) Cognos
5 11 (2.15%) Red Hat
6 9 (1.76%) Informatica
7 8 (1.56%) IBM
8 7 (1.37%) Vertica
8 7 (1.37%) Talend
9 5 (0.98%) Greenplum
10 4 (0.78%) Teradata
10 4 (0.78%) Splunk
10 4 (0.78%) Netezza
10 4 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.59%) VMware
11 3 (0.59%) Apple
11 3 (0.59%) Alterian
11 3 (0.59%) Google
12 2 (0.39%) Appcelerator
12 2 (0.39%) Hortonworks
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