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 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 Developer
Rank 39 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 187 203 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.65% 5.52% 6.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.01% 5.82% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 95 103 142
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £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
3110 3487 2866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.04% 94.78% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1989 2237 1879
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +1 106 £45,000 - 15
Edinburgh +2 70 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Stirling +3 10 £28,000 -38.46%
Dundee - 8 £44,000 - 3
West Lothian - 2 £50,000 -
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 360 (100.00%) Java
2 242 (67.22%) Spring
3 196 (54.44%) Agile Software Development
4 173 (48.06%) Hibernate
5 133 (36.94%) Web Services
6 128 (35.56%) Relational Database
7 125 (34.72%) HTML
8 117 (32.50%) TDD
9 106 (29.44%) Maven
9 106 (29.44%) JavaScript
9 106 (29.44%) Finance
10 105 (29.17%) Linux
11 94 (26.11%) J2EE
12 91 (25.28%) Continuous Integration
13 89 (24.72%) OO
14 85 (23.61%) XML
15 84 (23.33%) SQL
16 82 (22.78%) CSS
17 81 (22.50%) Oracle
18 79 (21.94%) Tomcat
19 73 (20.28%) JBoss
20 68 (18.89%) MySQL
21 67 (18.61%) RESTful
22 66 (18.33%) JUnit
22 66 (18.33%) RDBMS
23 65 (18.06%) JMS
24 60 (16.67%) Degree
25 58 (16.11%) UNIX
25 58 (16.11%) Analytical Skills
26 56 (15.56%) Software Engineering

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 79 (21.94%) Tomcat
2 73 (20.28%) JBoss
3 54 (15.00%) Apache
4 16 (4.44%) Mule
5 12 (3.33%) WebSphere
5 12 (3.33%) Alfresco
6 10 (2.78%) CMS
7 7 (1.94%) Mule ESB
8 3 (0.83%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.28%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.28%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Magento
2 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.06%) Internet
2 1 (0.28%) RFID
2 1 (0.28%) Wireless
2 1 (0.28%) NFC
2 1 (0.28%) LDAP
2 1 (0.28%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (35.56%) Relational Database
2 68 (18.89%) MySQL
3 66 (18.33%) RDBMS
4 43 (11.94%) PostgreSQL
5 38 (10.56%) Oracle Database
6 26 (7.22%) NoSQL
7 21 (5.83%) MongoDB
7 21 (5.83%) SQL Server
8 20 (5.56%) Big Data
9 15 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
9 15 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (2.50%) DB2
11 5 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (1.39%) Sybase ASE
11 5 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.39%) MarkLogic
12 3 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.83%) Pentaho
12 3 (0.83%) DataStage
13 2 (0.56%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 106 (29.44%) Maven
2 66 (18.33%) JUnit
3 39 (10.83%) Git (software)
4 37 (10.28%) Eclipse
5 31 (8.61%) Jenkins
6 26 (7.22%) Ant
7 24 (6.67%) Subversion
8 17 (4.72%) Selenium
9 16 (4.44%) EasyMock
10 15 (4.17%) TeamCity
11 13 (3.61%) GitLab
12 12 (3.33%) Flash Builder
12 12 (3.33%) Mockito
12 12 (3.33%) Artifactory
13 10 (2.78%) Cucumber
13 10 (2.78%) IntelliJ
14 7 (1.94%) JMeter
14 7 (1.94%) HttpUnit
15 6 (1.67%) JIRA
16 5 (1.39%) FitNesse
General
1 106 (29.44%) Finance
2 48 (13.33%) Banking
3 28 (7.78%) Telecoms
4 25 (6.94%) Games
5 12 (3.33%) Legal
6 10 (2.78%) Financial Institution
7 9 (2.50%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.94%) Multimedia
9 5 (1.39%) Front Office
10 2 (0.56%) Marketing
11 1 (0.28%) Back Office
11 1 (0.28%) Electronics
11 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (67.22%) Spring
2 173 (48.06%) Hibernate
3 133 (36.94%) Web Services
4 125 (34.72%) HTML
5 94 (26.11%) J2EE
6 85 (23.61%) XML
7 82 (22.78%) CSS
8 67 (18.61%) RESTful
9 65 (18.06%) JMS
10 47 (13.06%) Servlets
11 46 (12.78%) JPA
11 46 (12.78%) Java EE
12 45 (12.50%) SOAP
13 42 (11.67%) JSP
14 36 (10.00%) HTML5
15 33 (9.17%) jQuery
16 32 (8.89%) Spring MVC
17 25 (6.94%) Ext JS
17 25 (6.94%) JDBC
18 24 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 58 (16.11%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 25 (6.94%) Mobile App
4 20 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.94%) Mathematics
6 6 (1.67%) RIA
7 5 (1.39%) W3C
8 4 (1.11%) Grid Computing
9 3 (0.83%) Derivative
9 3 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (0.83%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.56%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.56%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.28%) User Experience
11 1 (0.28%) Equities
11 1 (0.28%) PKI
11 1 (0.28%) DTV
11 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 105 (29.17%) Linux
2 58 (16.11%) UNIX
3 24 (6.67%) Windows
4 22 (6.11%) Debian
4 22 (6.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (3.89%) Apple iOS
6 11 (3.06%) Android
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (54.44%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (32.50%) TDD
3 91 (25.28%) Continuous Integration
4 89 (24.72%) OO
5 56 (15.56%) Software Engineering
6 51 (14.17%) SDLC
7 47 (13.06%) Scrum
7 47 (13.06%) Unit Testing
8 46 (12.78%) MVC
9 44 (12.22%) Automated Testing
10 43 (11.94%) Open Source
11 33 (9.17%) Content Management
12 29 (8.06%) BDD
13 27 (7.50%) OOD
14 25 (6.94%) Mentoring
15 21 (5.83%) RUP
15 21 (5.83%) Unified Process
15 21 (5.83%) Use Case
16 20 (5.56%) E-Commerce
17 19 (5.28%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 360 (100.00%) Java
2 106 (29.44%) JavaScript
3 84 (23.33%) SQL
4 40 (11.11%) Perl
5 21 (5.83%) AspectJ
6 17 (4.72%) PHP
7 15 (4.17%) PL/SQL
7 15 (4.17%) Ruby
7 15 (4.17%) Shell Script
8 12 (3.33%) Python
8 12 (3.33%) Bash Shell
9 10 (2.78%) C++
10 8 (2.22%) C
11 7 (1.94%) C#
12 5 (1.39%) XQuery
13 3 (0.83%) Scala
13 3 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (16.67%) Degree
2 11 (3.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.22%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) EMIR
2 1 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.11%) Puppet
2 3 (0.83%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.28%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 81 (22.50%) Oracle
2 19 (5.28%) Sybase
3 7 (1.94%) Alterian
4 5 (1.39%) Cognos
4 5 (1.39%) IBM
4 5 (1.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.11%) Google
6 3 (0.83%) Talend
6 3 (0.83%) Apple
6 3 (0.83%) Informatica
7 1 (0.28%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.28%) SAP
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe
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