The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 42 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 160 202 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.37% 6.62% 8.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.61% 6.92% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 93 125 193
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Java Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2850 2917 3176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.57% 95.64% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1855 1880 2067
Average salary £42,500 £41,928 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Java Developer Salary Trend in Scotland

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Java Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -5 105 £45,000 - 10
Edinburgh +6 57 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Aberdeen +12 2 £52,500 +34.61%
Stirling -2 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Fife - 1 - -
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 346 (100.00%) Java
2 226 (65.32%) Spring
3 196 (56.65%) Agile Software Development
4 158 (45.66%) Hibernate
5 127 (36.71%) SQL
6 105 (30.35%) JavaScript
7 100 (28.90%) HTML
8 98 (28.32%) Web Services
9 95 (27.46%) Finance
10 90 (26.01%) TDD
11 84 (24.28%) Maven
12 81 (23.41%) CSS
13 80 (23.12%) Relational Database
14 78 (22.54%) OO
15 72 (20.81%) Tomcat
16 70 (20.23%) JBoss
17 69 (19.94%) Oracle
18 66 (19.08%) RESTful
19 64 (18.50%) Degree
20 63 (18.21%) Scrum
20 63 (18.21%) Open Source
21 61 (17.63%) J2EE
22 54 (15.61%) RDBMS
23 51 (14.74%) Unix
23 51 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
24 49 (14.16%) Jenkins
25 46 (13.29%) Banking
26 45 (13.01%) JSON
26 45 (13.01%) jQuery
27 44 (12.72%) JUnit

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 72 (20.81%) Tomcat
2 70 (20.23%) JBoss
3 25 (7.23%) Alfresco
4 21 (6.07%) Apache
5 20 (5.78%) Oracle Coherence
6 12 (3.47%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.31%) GemFire
8 7 (2.02%) Apache Spark
9 6 (1.73%) Mule
10 4 (1.16%) NetWeaver
10 4 (1.16%) Node.js
10 4 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.87%) IIS
12 2 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.58%) Apache Qpid
12 2 (0.58%) CMS
12 2 (0.58%) Drupal
12 2 (0.58%) Mule ESB
12 2 (0.58%) SugarCRM
13 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 12 (3.47%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.58%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.58%) Magento
2 2 (0.58%) RMDS
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.87%) SaaS
4 2 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.58%) Heroku
4 2 (0.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.02%) Internet
2 3 (0.87%) HTTP
3 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (23.12%) Relational Database
2 54 (15.61%) RDBMS
3 42 (12.14%) SQL Server
4 27 (7.80%) MySQL
5 21 (6.07%) Oracle Database
6 16 (4.62%) Big Data
7 13 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (2.89%) DB2
9 9 (2.60%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.60%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.60%) NoSQL
10 7 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (1.45%) MarkLogic
11 5 (1.45%) Sybase ASE
12 4 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.16%) Hazelcast
12 4 (1.16%) KDB
12 4 (1.16%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 84 (24.28%) Maven
2 49 (14.16%) Jenkins
3 44 (12.72%) JUnit
4 29 (8.38%) Selenium
5 24 (6.94%) Git (software)
6 23 (6.65%) Artifactory
6 23 (6.65%) Subversion
7 20 (5.78%) FitNesse
8 14 (4.05%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.60%) Eclipse
10 7 (2.02%) Ant
10 7 (2.02%) EasyMock
11 5 (1.45%) GitLab
11 5 (1.45%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.16%) JBehave
12 4 (1.16%) JIRA
12 4 (1.16%) Mockito
12 4 (1.16%) SonarQube
13 3 (0.87%) Hudson
13 3 (0.87%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 95 (27.46%) Finance
2 46 (13.29%) Banking
3 16 (4.62%) Front Office
3 16 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.05%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.18%) Games
6 7 (2.02%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.87%) Marketing
8 2 (0.58%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.58%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Automotive
9 1 (0.29%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (65.32%) Spring
2 158 (45.66%) Hibernate
3 100 (28.90%) HTML
4 98 (28.32%) Web Services
5 81 (23.41%) CSS
6 66 (19.08%) RESTful
7 61 (17.63%) J2EE
8 45 (13.01%) jQuery
8 45 (13.01%) JSON
9 36 (10.40%) JMS
10 33 (9.54%) HTML5
11 30 (8.67%) REST
12 28 (8.09%) Servlets
12 28 (8.09%) XML
13 26 (7.51%) XHTML
14 25 (7.23%) Gherkin
14 25 (7.23%) Spring Security
15 22 (6.36%) CSS3
15 22 (6.36%) JSP
16 20 (5.78%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.80%) Computer Science
3 17 (4.91%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (4.34%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.18%) Derivative
6 8 (2.31%) Equity Derivative
6 8 (2.31%) Market Risk
6 8 (2.31%) User Experience
7 6 (1.73%) Equities
8 5 (1.45%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.16%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.16%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.87%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.58%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.58%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.58%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.29%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (14.74%) Unix
2 40 (11.56%) Linux
3 9 (2.60%) Windows
4 7 (2.02%) Debian
4 7 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.45%) Android
6 4 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (56.65%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (26.01%) TDD
3 78 (22.54%) OO
4 63 (18.21%) Open Source
4 63 (18.21%) Scrum
5 44 (12.72%) BDD
6 40 (11.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 35 (10.12%) Unit Testing
8 34 (9.83%) Software Engineering
9 33 (9.54%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (9.54%) High Availability
9 33 (9.54%) SDLC
10 29 (8.38%) Automated Testing
11 28 (8.09%) SOA
12 26 (7.51%) Multithreading
12 26 (7.51%) MVC
13 25 (7.23%) Mentoring
14 24 (6.94%) Document Management
15 18 (5.20%) OOD
16 14 (4.05%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 346 (100.00%) Java
2 127 (36.71%) SQL
3 105 (30.35%) JavaScript
4 42 (12.14%) Python
5 33 (9.54%) Shell Script
6 28 (8.09%) C#
7 21 (6.07%) PL/SQL
8 17 (4.91%) Perl
9 12 (3.47%) Groovy
10 11 (3.18%) PHP
11 9 (2.60%) Ruby
12 8 (2.31%) Scala
13 5 (1.45%) XQuery
14 4 (1.16%) Smalltalk
14 4 (1.16%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.87%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.87%) SPARQL
16 2 (0.58%) ANSI SQL
16 2 (0.58%) C++
17 1 (0.29%) C
Qualifications
1 64 (18.50%) Degree
2 23 (6.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.29%) MCP
3 1 (0.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.73%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.87%) Puppet
2 1 (0.29%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.29%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 69 (19.94%) Oracle
2 26 (7.51%) Sybase
3 8 (2.31%) IBM
4 7 (2.02%) SAP
5 6 (1.73%) Informatica
5 6 (1.73%) Microsoft
5 6 (1.73%) StreamBase
6 5 (1.45%) Cognos
7 4 (1.16%) Google
7 4 (1.16%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.16%) Terracotta
8 3 (0.87%) Talend
9 2 (0.58%) Adobe
9 2 (0.58%) Apple
9 2 (0.58%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.29%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.29%) Facebook
10 1 (0.29%) HP
10 1 (0.29%) Twitter
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