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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 41 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 176 246 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.59% 6.59% 7.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.97% 6.95% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 104 150 177
Average salary £41,250 £47,250 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.69% +15.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £37,350 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
2947 3538 3144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.59% 94.73% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1908 2325 2080
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 28 July 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 July 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 -9 82 £45,000 -18.18% 11
Edinburgh -4 69 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Dundee - 14 £44,000 - 1
Stirling -7 13 £32,500 -27.77%
West Lothian - 3 £37,500 -
Fife +5 2 £37,500 -9.09%
Aberdeenshire - 1 £47,500 -
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
2 233 (64.72%) Spring
3 196 (54.44%) Agile Software Development
4 172 (47.78%) Hibernate
5 128 (35.56%) Web Services
6 120 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 111 (30.83%) TDD
8 107 (29.72%) Maven
9 106 (29.44%) Continuous Integration
9 106 (29.44%) Linux
10 105 (29.17%) HTML
11 101 (28.06%) Finance
12 96 (26.67%) JavaScript
13 93 (25.83%) Oracle
14 91 (25.28%) XML
15 88 (24.44%) OO
16 85 (23.61%) JBoss
17 84 (23.33%) J2EE
18 68 (18.89%) SQL
18 68 (18.89%) Java EE
19 66 (18.33%) JMS
19 66 (18.33%) MVC
20 65 (18.06%) RESTful
21 63 (17.50%) MySQL
22 62 (17.22%) Software Engineering
23 61 (16.94%) Tomcat
24 60 (16.67%) CSS
25 59 (16.39%) Degree
26 58 (16.11%) JPA
26 58 (16.11%) RDBMS

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 85 (23.61%) JBoss
2 61 (16.94%) Tomcat
3 50 (13.89%) Apache
4 17 (4.72%) Mule
5 16 (4.44%) WebSphere
6 11 (3.06%) CMS
7 10 (2.78%) Alfresco
8 7 (1.94%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.39%) Mule ESB
10 4 (1.11%) SugarCRM
11 3 (0.83%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.28%) Drupal
12 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.28%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.28%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Magento
2 3 (0.83%) assyst
3 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.11%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.83%) SaaS
5 2 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.50%) Internet
2 1 (0.28%) NFC
2 1 (0.28%) RFID
2 1 (0.28%) Intranet
2 1 (0.28%) Wireless
2 1 (0.28%) LDAP
2 1 (0.28%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 63 (17.50%) MySQL
3 58 (16.11%) RDBMS
4 51 (14.17%) PostgreSQL
5 38 (10.56%) Oracle Database
6 31 (8.61%) SQL Server
7 29 (8.06%) NoSQL
8 23 (6.39%) MongoDB
9 20 (5.56%) Big Data
10 9 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (2.22%) DB2
12 7 (1.94%) Pentaho
12 7 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (1.39%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.39%) DataStage
13 5 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (1.11%) Apache Hive
15 3 (0.83%) Sybase ASE
15 3 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 107 (29.72%) Maven
2 52 (14.44%) Eclipse
3 50 (13.89%) JUnit
4 36 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 31 (8.61%) Ant
6 23 (6.39%) Subversion
7 20 (5.56%) Jenkins
8 12 (3.33%) Mockito
8 12 (3.33%) Flash Builder
9 10 (2.78%) IntelliJ
9 10 (2.78%) Selenium
10 9 (2.50%) TeamCity
11 8 (2.22%) EasyMock
12 7 (1.94%) Talend Open Studio
12 7 (1.94%) HttpUnit
12 7 (1.94%) JMeter
12 7 (1.94%) GitLab
12 7 (1.94%) Artifactory
12 7 (1.94%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.39%) TestNG
General
1 101 (28.06%) Finance
2 47 (13.06%) Banking
3 32 (8.89%) Games
4 28 (7.78%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.33%) Legal
6 10 (2.78%) Multimedia
7 8 (2.22%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.39%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.11%) Front Office
9 4 (1.11%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.56%) Retail
10 2 (0.56%) Marketing
11 1 (0.28%) Billing
11 1 (0.28%) Advertising
11 1 (0.28%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (64.72%) Spring
2 172 (47.78%) Hibernate
3 128 (35.56%) Web Services
4 105 (29.17%) HTML
5 91 (25.28%) XML
6 84 (23.33%) J2EE
7 68 (18.89%) Java EE
8 66 (18.33%) JMS
9 65 (18.06%) RESTful
10 60 (16.67%) CSS
11 58 (16.11%) JPA
12 52 (14.44%) Servlets
13 47 (13.06%) JSP
14 40 (11.11%) JDBC
14 40 (11.11%) SOAP
14 40 (11.11%) Middleware
15 38 (10.56%) jQuery
16 37 (10.28%) EJB
17 35 (9.72%) HTML5
18 32 (8.89%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (9.72%) Computer Science
3 23 (6.39%) Mobile App
4 15 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.50%) Mathematics
6 7 (1.94%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.39%) RIA
7 5 (1.39%) W3C
8 3 (0.83%) Social Media
9 2 (0.56%) User Experience
9 2 (0.56%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.56%) Physics
9 2 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.28%) PKI
10 1 (0.28%) Derivative
10 1 (0.28%) Equities
10 1 (0.28%) DTV
10 1 (0.28%) GIS
10 1 (0.28%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 106 (29.44%) Linux
2 54 (15.00%) UNIX
3 20 (5.56%) Debian
3 20 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 18 (5.00%) Windows
5 13 (3.61%) Android
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (54.44%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (30.83%) TDD
3 106 (29.44%) Continuous Integration
4 88 (24.44%) OO
5 66 (18.33%) MVC
6 62 (17.22%) Software Engineering
7 45 (12.50%) SDLC
8 40 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 39 (10.83%) Open Source
10 37 (10.28%) Content Management
11 36 (10.00%) Scrum
12 34 (9.44%) OOD
13 33 (9.17%) RUP
14 32 (8.89%) Unified Process
14 32 (8.89%) Use Case
14 32 (8.89%) Automated Testing
15 26 (7.22%) People Management
16 25 (6.94%) E-Commerce
17 24 (6.67%) Mentoring
18 19 (5.28%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 360 (100.00%) Java
2 96 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 68 (18.89%) SQL
4 39 (10.83%) Perl
5 32 (8.89%) AspectJ
6 24 (6.67%) PHP
7 18 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 18 (5.00%) Python
8 17 (4.72%) Ruby
9 12 (3.33%) C++
10 11 (3.06%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.78%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.78%) C
12 3 (0.83%) XQuery
12 3 (0.83%) C#
13 2 (0.56%) Scala
14 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (16.39%) Degree
2 7 (1.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.67%) 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%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 93 (25.83%) Oracle
2 13 (3.61%) Sybase
3 7 (1.94%) Alterian
3 7 (1.94%) Talend
4 5 (1.39%) Informatica
4 5 (1.39%) IBM
4 5 (1.39%) Microsoft
5 3 (0.83%) Cognos
6 2 (0.56%) Apple
6 2 (0.56%) Adobe
6 2 (0.56%) Google
7 1 (0.28%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.28%) SAP
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