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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 39 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 177 266 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.60% 7.03% 6.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.00% 7.39% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 108 170 156
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,900 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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
2950 3598 3113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.30% 95.11% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1900 2391 2002
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Edinburgh +5 80 £41,250 -2.94% 12
Glasgow -18 67 £45,000 -18.18% 14
Dundee - 16 £45,000 - 2
Stirling -10 13 £32,500 -25.28% 1
West Lothian -1 3 £37,500 -
Fife +9 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Aberdeenshire - 1 £47,500 -
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 359 (100.00%) Java
2 218 (60.72%) Spring
3 188 (52.37%) Agile Software Development
4 163 (45.40%) Hibernate
5 115 (32.03%) Web Services
6 114 (31.75%) Relational Database
7 113 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
8 110 (30.64%) Linux
9 109 (30.36%) TDD
10 103 (28.69%) Finance
11 98 (27.30%) HTML
11 98 (27.30%) Maven
12 91 (25.35%) Oracle
13 90 (25.07%) JavaScript
14 87 (24.23%) XML
15 84 (23.40%) OO
16 80 (22.28%) JBoss
17 78 (21.73%) J2EE
18 70 (19.50%) Java EE
19 66 (18.38%) MVC
20 65 (18.11%) Degree
21 60 (16.71%) Software Engineering
21 60 (16.71%) SQL
21 60 (16.71%) JMS
22 59 (16.43%) UNIX
22 59 (16.43%) JPA
22 59 (16.43%) RESTful
23 56 (15.60%) MySQL
24 55 (15.32%) Eclipse
25 51 (14.21%) RDBMS

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 80 (22.28%) JBoss
2 50 (13.93%) Tomcat
3 42 (11.70%) Apache
4 15 (4.18%) Mule
5 14 (3.90%) WebSphere
6 9 (2.51%) WebLogic
6 9 (2.51%) CMS
7 7 (1.95%) Alfresco
8 5 (1.39%) Mule ESB
9 4 (1.11%) SugarCRM
10 3 (0.84%) Node.js
10 3 (0.84%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.28%) Drupal
12 1 (0.28%) Liferay
12 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (0.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Magento
2 3 (0.84%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.24%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.39%) SaaS
3 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.69%) Internet
2 2 (0.56%) Intranet
3 1 (0.28%) LDAP
3 1 (0.28%) SMS
3 1 (0.28%) RFID
3 1 (0.28%) Wireless
3 1 (0.28%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (31.75%) Relational Database
2 56 (15.60%) MySQL
3 51 (14.21%) RDBMS
4 50 (13.93%) PostgreSQL
5 36 (10.03%) Oracle Database
6 34 (9.47%) SQL Server
7 31 (8.64%) NoSQL
8 22 (6.13%) MongoDB
9 21 (5.85%) Big Data
10 8 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (2.23%) DB2
11 7 (1.95%) Pentaho
12 6 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.67%) DataStage
13 5 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (1.39%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (1.11%) Apache Hive
15 3 (0.84%) MarkLogic
15 3 (0.84%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 98 (27.30%) Maven
2 55 (15.32%) Eclipse
3 41 (11.42%) JUnit
4 32 (8.91%) Git (software)
5 30 (8.36%) Ant
6 27 (7.52%) Subversion
7 12 (3.34%) Flash Builder
7 12 (3.34%) Mockito
7 12 (3.34%) Jenkins
8 10 (2.79%) IntelliJ
9 7 (1.95%) Selenium
9 7 (1.95%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (1.39%) EasyMock
10 5 (1.39%) JMeter
10 5 (1.39%) HttpUnit
10 5 (1.39%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.11%) Artifactory
11 4 (1.11%) TestNG
12 3 (0.84%) Gradle
13 2 (0.56%) GitLab
General
1 103 (28.69%) Finance
2 50 (13.93%) Banking
3 35 (9.75%) Games
4 27 (7.52%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.34%) Legal
5 12 (3.34%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.34%) Multimedia
6 8 (2.23%) Front Office
7 6 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.11%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.56%) Advertising
9 2 (0.56%) Retail
10 1 (0.28%) Billing
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (60.72%) Spring
2 163 (45.40%) Hibernate
3 115 (32.03%) Web Services
4 98 (27.30%) HTML
5 87 (24.23%) XML
6 78 (21.73%) J2EE
7 70 (19.50%) Java EE
8 60 (16.71%) JMS
9 59 (16.43%) JPA
9 59 (16.43%) RESTful
10 50 (13.93%) CSS
11 47 (13.09%) Servlets
12 45 (12.53%) Middleware
13 44 (12.26%) JSP
14 41 (11.42%) JDBC
15 39 (10.86%) EJB
15 39 (10.86%) jQuery
16 34 (9.47%) HTML5
16 34 (9.47%) EclipseLink
16 34 (9.47%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (11.42%) Computer Science
3 19 (5.29%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (3.62%) Mathematics
6 9 (2.51%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.67%) Physics
7 6 (1.67%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (1.39%) Derivative
8 5 (1.39%) Grid Computing
8 5 (1.39%) RIA
8 5 (1.39%) User Experience
9 4 (1.11%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.84%) Semantic Web
10 3 (0.84%) Social Media
10 3 (0.84%) W3C
10 3 (0.84%) GIS
10 3 (0.84%) Xbox
11 2 (0.56%) Equities
11 2 (0.56%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 110 (30.64%) Linux
2 59 (16.43%) UNIX
3 17 (4.74%) Debian
3 17 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (4.46%) Windows
5 14 (3.90%) Apple iOS
6 11 (3.06%) Android
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (52.37%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
3 109 (30.36%) TDD
4 84 (23.40%) OO
5 66 (18.38%) MVC
6 60 (16.71%) Software Engineering
7 46 (12.81%) SDLC
8 38 (10.58%) Unit Testing
9 36 (10.03%) Content Management
10 35 (9.75%) Scrum
10 35 (9.75%) RUP
10 35 (9.75%) OOD
11 34 (9.47%) Unified Process
11 34 (9.47%) Use Case
12 29 (8.08%) Open Source
13 26 (7.24%) E-Commerce
13 26 (7.24%) Automated Testing
13 26 (7.24%) People Management
14 23 (6.41%) Mentoring
15 20 (5.57%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 359 (100.00%) Java
2 90 (25.07%) JavaScript
3 60 (16.71%) SQL
4 34 (9.47%) Perl
4 34 (9.47%) AspectJ
5 22 (6.13%) Python
5 22 (6.13%) PHP
6 20 (5.57%) C++
7 18 (5.01%) Ruby
7 18 (5.01%) PL/SQL
8 12 (3.34%) C
9 8 (2.23%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.23%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.39%) C#
11 4 (1.11%) Scala
12 3 (0.84%) XQuery
12 3 (0.84%) Clojure
13 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 65 (18.11%) Degree
2 4 (1.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.56%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.28%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.13%) 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 2 (0.56%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 91 (25.35%) Oracle
2 14 (3.90%) Sybase
3 7 (1.95%) Talend
4 6 (1.67%) Informatica
4 6 (1.67%) IBM
5 5 (1.39%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.39%) Alterian
6 3 (0.84%) Business Objects
6 3 (0.84%) Cognos
7 2 (0.56%) Adobe
8 1 (0.28%) Sun
8 1 (0.28%) Red Hat
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