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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 44 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 145 171 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.71% 5.23% 5.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.98% 5.50% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 81 103 115
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £47,500
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
2910 3107 2952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.60% 94.99% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1952 1969 2102
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,148 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -13 77 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Edinburgh +7 44 £40,000 +1.26% 10
Stirling - 10 £52,000 -
Moray - 7 £37,500 -
Aberdeen +4 4 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Dundee +10 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 329 (100.00%) Java
2 160 (48.63%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (46.50%) Spring
4 132 (40.12%) Finance
5 130 (39.51%) Relational Database
6 116 (35.26%) SQL
7 115 (34.95%) Oracle
8 92 (27.96%) Linux
9 91 (27.66%) OO
10 88 (26.75%) Hibernate
11 82 (24.92%) TDD
12 81 (24.62%) HTML
13 77 (23.40%) Web Services
14 74 (22.49%) Banking
15 73 (22.19%) JavaScript
16 67 (20.36%) Degree
17 66 (20.06%) XML
17 66 (20.06%) Tomcat
18 64 (19.45%) CSS
19 58 (17.63%) Continuous Integration
20 54 (16.41%) OOD
21 53 (16.11%) JUnit
22 52 (15.81%) RDBMS
23 50 (15.20%) Investment Banking
24 49 (14.89%) J2EE
24 49 (14.89%) Computer Science
25 48 (14.59%) Analytical Skills
26 45 (13.68%) Scrum
27 41 (12.46%) JMS
28 40 (12.16%) Maven

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 66 (20.06%) Tomcat
2 30 (9.12%) JBoss
3 19 (5.78%) Apache
4 15 (4.56%) Mule
5 12 (3.65%) WebLogic
6 9 (2.74%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.13%) Alfresco
8 5 (1.52%) Liferay
8 5 (1.52%) SugarCRM
9 4 (1.22%) SAS
10 3 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.91%) CMS
10 3 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (0.91%) GemFire
11 2 (0.61%) Node.js
11 2 (0.61%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.30%) Documentum
12 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.30%) FileNet
12 1 (0.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (0.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.30%) Endur
1 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.86%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.34%) Internet
2 6 (1.82%) HTTP
3 3 (0.91%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.30%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (39.51%) Relational Database
2 52 (15.81%) RDBMS
3 26 (7.90%) SQL Server
4 24 (7.29%) Oracle Database
5 23 (6.99%) MySQL
6 17 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
8 11 (3.34%) MongoDB
9 10 (3.04%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.43%) DataStage
11 7 (2.13%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.52%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.52%) Pentaho
13 5 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.52%) Big Data
14 3 (0.91%) Datomic
14 3 (0.91%) DB2
15 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 53 (16.11%) JUnit
2 40 (12.16%) Maven
3 39 (11.85%) Subversion
4 29 (8.81%) Git (software)
5 23 (6.99%) Eclipse
6 15 (4.56%) Jenkins
7 14 (4.26%) Ant
7 14 (4.26%) JIRA
8 12 (3.65%) EasyMock
9 9 (2.74%) Selenium
10 5 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (1.52%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.52%) Hudson
11 4 (1.22%) Mockito
11 4 (1.22%) Trac
11 4 (1.22%) Log4j
12 3 (0.91%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.91%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.61%) FishEye
14 1 (0.30%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 132 (40.12%) Finance
2 74 (22.49%) Banking
3 50 (15.20%) Investment Banking
4 23 (6.99%) Front Office
5 20 (6.08%) Games
6 13 (3.95%) Retail
6 13 (3.95%) Financial Institution
7 12 (3.65%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.82%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.22%) Private Banking
9 4 (1.22%) Marketing
10 3 (0.91%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Back Office
11 1 (0.30%) Legal
11 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (46.50%) Spring
2 88 (26.75%) Hibernate
3 81 (24.62%) HTML
4 77 (23.40%) Web Services
5 66 (20.06%) XML
6 64 (19.45%) CSS
7 49 (14.89%) J2EE
8 41 (12.46%) JMS
9 39 (11.85%) REST
10 33 (10.03%) Middleware
11 30 (9.12%) Java EE
12 28 (8.51%) JSP
12 28 (8.51%) Spring MVC
12 28 (8.51%) jQuery
13 25 (7.60%) HTML5
14 22 (6.69%) SOAP
15 20 (6.08%) Spring Integration
16 19 (5.78%) CSS3
16 19 (5.78%) Struts
17 17 (5.17%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.89%) Computer Science
2 48 (14.59%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (8.51%) Mathematics
4 24 (7.29%) Physics
5 21 (6.38%) Market Risk
5 21 (6.38%) Open Source
6 19 (5.78%) Grid Computing
7 18 (5.47%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (3.95%) Mobile App
9 8 (2.43%) User Experience
9 8 (2.43%) Data Structures
10 7 (2.13%) Algorithms
10 7 (2.13%) SWIFT
11 6 (1.82%) Xbox
12 5 (1.52%) Data Integration
12 5 (1.52%) Derivative
13 4 (1.22%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (1.22%) Social Media
14 3 (0.91%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 92 (27.96%) Linux
2 29 (8.81%) UNIX
3 14 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (3.95%) Windows
4 13 (3.95%) Android
5 11 (3.34%) Debian
5 11 (3.34%) AIX
5 11 (3.34%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.91%) Fedora
6 3 (0.91%) CentOS
7 2 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (48.63%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (27.66%) OO
3 82 (24.92%) TDD
4 58 (17.63%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (16.41%) OOD
6 45 (13.68%) Scrum
7 37 (11.25%) Automated Testing
7 37 (11.25%) Software Engineering
8 30 (9.12%) Unit Testing
8 30 (9.12%) Dependency Injection
9 28 (8.51%) MVC
10 24 (7.29%) Analytics
11 23 (6.99%) Web Development
12 21 (6.38%) Technical Analysis
13 20 (6.08%) Risk Management
13 20 (6.08%) SOA
14 19 (5.78%) Mentoring
15 17 (5.17%) BDD
15 17 (5.17%) Investment Management
16 14 (4.26%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 329 (100.00%) Java
2 116 (35.26%) SQL
3 73 (22.19%) JavaScript
4 32 (9.73%) Python
5 28 (8.51%) C++
6 23 (6.99%) PL/SQL
7 20 (6.08%) Perl
8 11 (3.34%) C#
8 11 (3.34%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.43%) PHP
10 6 (1.82%) Scala
11 5 (1.52%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.52%) Clojure
12 4 (1.22%) Ruby
13 2 (0.61%) Groovy
13 2 (0.61%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.30%) Korn
14 1 (0.30%) AspectJ
14 1 (0.30%) XQuery
14 1 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 67 (20.36%) Degree
2 13 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.34%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.22%) PhD
5 3 (0.91%) GIAC
6 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (0.91%) Puppet
1 3 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.61%) MOM
Vendors
1 115 (34.95%) Oracle
2 22 (6.69%) IBM
3 13 (3.95%) Sybase
4 5 (1.52%) Talend
5 4 (1.22%) Informatica
6 3 (0.91%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.91%) Dell
7 2 (0.61%) Perforce
7 2 (0.61%) Ab Initio
7 2 (0.61%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.30%) OpenLink
8 1 (0.30%) Adobe
8 1 (0.30%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.30%) Cognos
8 1 (0.30%) StreamBase
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