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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 45 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 159 152 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.93% 4.57% 4.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.14% 4.78% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 84 99 88
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £62,250 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
3094 3178 2887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.94% 95.55% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2032 2026 2070
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 -8 84 £43,750 +2.94% 7
Edinburgh +23 54 £38,500 +6.94% 8
Stirling - 8 £50,000 - 6
Aberdeen +8 6 £46,250 +42.30% 1
South Lanarkshire - 4 £27,500 -
Highlands - 1 £45,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £37,500 -
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 373 (100.00%) Java
2 178 (47.72%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (46.38%) Spring
4 149 (39.95%) Finance
5 128 (34.32%) SQL
6 120 (32.17%) Relational Database
7 119 (31.90%) Oracle
8 114 (30.56%) Hibernate
9 99 (26.54%) OO
10 97 (26.01%) HTML
11 87 (23.32%) Linux
11 87 (23.32%) TDD
12 83 (22.25%) Degree
13 82 (21.98%) JavaScript
14 81 (21.72%) Banking
15 79 (21.18%) Web Services
16 74 (19.84%) XML
17 71 (19.03%) Tomcat
18 69 (18.50%) CSS
19 66 (17.69%) J2EE
20 62 (16.62%) Investment Banking
21 59 (15.82%) Computer Science
21 59 (15.82%) JUnit
22 57 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
23 56 (15.01%) Analytical Skills
24 54 (14.48%) OOD
25 50 (13.40%) JBoss
26 48 (12.87%) RDBMS
27 46 (12.33%) Maven
27 46 (12.33%) Software Engineering

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 71 (19.03%) Tomcat
2 50 (13.40%) JBoss
3 26 (6.97%) Apache
4 16 (4.29%) WebLogic
5 15 (4.02%) Alfresco
6 14 (3.75%) Mule
7 10 (2.68%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.61%) CMS
9 4 (1.07%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (1.07%) Liferay
9 4 (1.07%) GemFire
10 3 (0.80%) Node.js
10 3 (0.80%) SugarCRM
11 2 (0.54%) TIBCO EMS
11 2 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.54%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.27%) Documentum
12 1 (0.27%) SAS
12 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.27%) FileNet
Applications
1 3 (0.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.27%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.22%) Internet
2 11 (2.95%) HTTP
3 8 (2.14%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.27%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (32.17%) Relational Database
2 48 (12.87%) RDBMS
3 38 (10.19%) Oracle Database
4 25 (6.70%) MySQL
5 23 (6.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 20 (5.36%) SQL Server
7 16 (4.29%) Oracle Database 10g
8 11 (2.95%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.41%) MongoDB
10 8 (2.14%) Big Data
10 8 (2.14%) DataStage
11 7 (1.88%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.34%) DB2
14 4 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.80%) Apache Hive
15 3 (0.80%) Pentaho
16 2 (0.54%) KDB
17 1 (0.27%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 59 (15.82%) JUnit
2 46 (12.33%) Maven
3 42 (11.26%) Subversion
4 30 (8.04%) Eclipse
4 30 (8.04%) Jenkins
5 28 (7.51%) Git (software)
6 24 (6.43%) Selenium
7 19 (5.09%) JIRA
7 19 (5.09%) EasyMock
8 17 (4.56%) Ant
9 10 (2.68%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.61%) WebDriver
10 6 (1.61%) Mockito
11 5 (1.34%) Artifactory
12 4 (1.07%) Trac
13 3 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
13 3 (0.80%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.54%) FishEye
14 2 (0.54%) Hudson
15 1 (0.27%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 149 (39.95%) Finance
2 81 (21.72%) Banking
3 62 (16.62%) Investment Banking
4 27 (7.24%) Front Office
5 18 (4.83%) Financial Institution
6 16 (4.29%) Games
7 13 (3.49%) Aerospace
8 12 (3.22%) Retail
9 3 (0.80%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.80%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.80%) Marketing
10 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.27%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Automotive
11 1 (0.27%) Legal
11 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (46.38%) Spring
2 114 (30.56%) Hibernate
3 97 (26.01%) HTML
4 79 (21.18%) Web Services
5 74 (19.84%) XML
6 69 (18.50%) CSS
7 66 (17.69%) J2EE
8 42 (11.26%) Java EE
8 42 (11.26%) REST
9 41 (10.99%) JMS
10 39 (10.46%) Spring MVC
11 36 (9.65%) jQuery
12 29 (7.77%) JSP
13 26 (6.97%) JSON
14 25 (6.70%) Spring Integration
15 24 (6.43%) SOAP
16 23 (6.17%) JDBC
17 22 (5.90%) Middleware
17 22 (5.90%) HTML5
18 20 (5.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 59 (15.82%) Computer Science
2 56 (15.01%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (10.72%) Mathematics
4 39 (10.46%) Open Source
5 35 (9.38%) Physics
6 29 (7.77%) Market Risk
7 28 (7.51%) Grid Computing
8 16 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.88%) SWIFT
9 7 (1.88%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.88%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.88%) User Experience
9 7 (1.88%) Data Integration
10 6 (1.61%) iPad
10 6 (1.61%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.34%) Artificial Intelligence
11 5 (1.34%) Derivative
12 4 (1.07%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.80%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 87 (23.32%) Linux
2 36 (9.65%) UNIX
3 15 (4.02%) Windows
3 15 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (3.75%) AIX
4 14 (3.75%) Android
5 12 (3.22%) Debian
5 12 (3.22%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.80%) Fedora
6 3 (0.80%) CentOS
6 3 (0.80%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (47.72%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (26.54%) OO
3 87 (23.32%) TDD
4 57 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (14.48%) OOD
6 46 (12.33%) Scrum
6 46 (12.33%) Software Engineering
7 43 (11.53%) Automated Testing
8 42 (11.26%) MVC
9 40 (10.72%) Unit Testing
10 35 (9.38%) SOA
11 28 (7.51%) Dependency Injection
12 27 (7.24%) Risk Management
13 25 (6.70%) Web Development
13 25 (6.70%) BDD
13 25 (6.70%) Analytics
14 23 (6.17%) Mentoring
15 21 (5.63%) Technical Analysis
15 21 (5.63%) Multithreading
15 21 (5.63%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 373 (100.00%) Java
2 128 (34.32%) SQL
3 82 (21.98%) JavaScript
4 42 (11.26%) C++
5 34 (9.12%) Python
6 29 (7.77%) PL/SQL
7 26 (6.97%) Perl
8 13 (3.49%) C#
9 11 (2.95%) Shell Script
10 9 (2.41%) PHP
11 8 (2.14%) Scala
12 6 (1.61%) Ruby
13 3 (0.80%) Groovy
14 2 (0.54%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.54%) Clojure
14 2 (0.54%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.27%) R
15 1 (0.27%) Korn
15 1 (0.27%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 83 (22.25%) Degree
2 8 (2.14%) PhD
3 6 (1.61%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.07%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.80%) GIAC
6 1 (0.27%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.97%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (1.07%) Puppet
1 4 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.80%) MOM
Vendors
1 119 (31.90%) Oracle
2 21 (5.63%) IBM
3 16 (4.29%) Sybase
4 4 (1.07%) Perforce
4 4 (1.07%) Informatica
5 3 (0.80%) TIBCO
5 3 (0.80%) Talend
5 3 (0.80%) Microsoft
5 3 (0.80%) Dell
6 2 (0.54%) StreamBase
6 2 (0.54%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.27%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (0.27%) Twitter
7 1 (0.27%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe
7 1 (0.27%) Sun
7 1 (0.27%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.27%) Cognos
Glasgow
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Morayshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Hamilton, Lanarkshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25 to £30 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + pension , holidays
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £26000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 17 days ago
Stirling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Scotland
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £0000.00 - £1 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago