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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 33 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 203 202 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.52% 6.53% 5.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.82% 6.91% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 103 145 106
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
3487 2925 2990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.78% 94.60% 93.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2236 1923 2073
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -8 113 £45,000 - 11
Edinburgh -3 66 £42,500 +21.42% 8
Stirling - 15 £45,500 - 1
Aberdeen +7 4 £44,250 +36.15% 1
Fife +4 2 £41,250 +3.12%
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 470 (100.00%) Java
2 229 (48.72%) Spring
3 177 (37.66%) Hibernate
4 170 (36.17%) Finance
5 140 (29.79%) HTML
6 133 (28.30%) JavaScript
7 129 (27.45%) Degree
8 110 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
8 110 (23.40%) SQL
9 107 (22.77%) Oracle
10 99 (21.06%) OO
11 98 (20.85%) J2EE
12 96 (20.43%) Computer Science
13 95 (20.21%) Banking
14 91 (19.36%) XML
15 87 (18.51%) JBoss
16 85 (18.09%) Relational Database
17 84 (17.87%) C++
17 84 (17.87%) Mathematics
18 82 (17.45%) CSS
19 77 (16.38%) Physics
20 76 (16.17%) Web Services
20 76 (16.17%) Open Source
21 72 (15.32%) Investment Banking
22 71 (15.11%) SOA
23 68 (14.47%) Linux
24 67 (14.26%) JUnit
24 67 (14.26%) jQuery
25 66 (14.04%) TDD
26 64 (13.62%) Software Engineering

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 49 (10.43%) Tomcat
2 32 (6.81%) Alfresco
3 21 (4.47%) Apache
4 18 (3.83%) WebLogic
5 13 (2.77%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.55%) Node.js
7 9 (1.91%) Mule
8 8 (1.70%) Drupal
9 6 (1.28%) SugarCRM
10 5 (1.06%) CMS
11 4 (0.85%) TIBCO EMS
11 4 (0.85%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.64%) GemFire
12 3 (0.64%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.43%) Adobe CQ
14 1 (0.21%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
14 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
14 1 (0.21%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.21%) Endur
1 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.91%) SaaS
2 2 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.34%) HTTP
2 8 (1.70%) PuTTY
3 2 (0.43%) Internet
3 2 (0.43%) LDAP
3 2 (0.43%) ATM
4 1 (0.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (18.09%) Relational Database
2 55 (11.70%) Oracle Database
3 37 (7.87%) RDBMS
4 29 (6.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 21 (4.47%) Oracle Database 10g
6 20 (4.26%) NoSQL
7 18 (3.83%) Big Data
7 18 (3.83%) MySQL
7 18 (3.83%) SQL Server
8 12 (2.55%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.49%) DB2
10 7 (1.49%) Pentaho
11 6 (1.28%) KDB
12 5 (1.06%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.43%) DataStage
15 1 (0.21%) SQLPlus
15 1 (0.21%) OLAP
15 1 (0.21%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 67 (14.26%) JUnit
2 52 (11.06%) Maven
3 50 (10.64%) Jenkins
4 47 (10.00%) Selenium
5 37 (7.87%) Eclipse
5 37 (7.87%) Subversion
6 22 (4.68%) EasyMock
7 17 (3.62%) Ant
8 14 (2.98%) Artifactory
9 11 (2.34%) JIRA
9 11 (2.34%) Git (software)
10 10 (2.13%) TestNG
11 9 (1.91%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.49%) Mockito
13 6 (1.28%) WebDriver
13 6 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
14 4 (0.85%) Jasmine
14 4 (0.85%) Trac
15 2 (0.43%) Concordion
15 2 (0.43%) TeamCity
General
1 170 (36.17%) Finance
2 95 (20.21%) Banking
3 72 (15.32%) Investment Banking
4 45 (9.57%) Financial Institution
5 37 (7.87%) Front Office
6 18 (3.83%) Games
7 10 (2.13%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.28%) Advertising
8 6 (1.28%) Legal
9 4 (0.85%) Retail
10 3 (0.64%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (48.72%) Spring
2 177 (37.66%) Hibernate
3 140 (29.79%) HTML
4 98 (20.85%) J2EE
5 91 (19.36%) XML
6 82 (17.45%) CSS
7 76 (16.17%) Web Services
8 67 (14.26%) jQuery
9 49 (10.43%) JSON
9 49 (10.43%) Spring MVC
10 47 (10.00%) Java EE
11 34 (7.23%) JMS
11 34 (7.23%) Gherkin
12 33 (7.02%) RESTful
13 30 (6.38%) JSF
13 30 (6.38%) XSLT
14 28 (5.96%) REST
15 26 (5.53%) XHTML
16 24 (5.11%) JDBC
17 23 (4.89%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 96 (20.43%) Computer Science
2 84 (17.87%) Mathematics
3 77 (16.38%) Physics
4 76 (16.17%) Open Source
5 63 (13.40%) Grid Computing
6 62 (13.19%) Market Risk
7 16 (3.40%) Data Integration
8 15 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (1.70%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.49%) Equities
12 6 (1.28%) Artificial Intelligence
12 6 (1.28%) iPad
13 5 (1.06%) Derivative
14 4 (0.85%) GIS
14 4 (0.85%) SWIFT
14 4 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
15 3 (0.64%) Mobile App
15 3 (0.64%) Equity Derivative
16 2 (0.43%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 68 (14.47%) Linux
2 53 (11.28%) UNIX
3 15 (3.19%) Android
4 14 (2.98%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (2.34%) Windows
6 9 (1.91%) AIX
7 5 (1.06%) Solaris
8 3 (0.64%) Debian
8 3 (0.64%) Fedora
8 3 (0.64%) CentOS
9 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (21.06%) OO
3 71 (15.11%) SOA
4 66 (14.04%) TDD
5 64 (13.62%) Software Engineering
6 62 (13.19%) Risk Management
7 60 (12.77%) MVC
7 60 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (11.70%) Unit Testing
9 44 (9.36%) Investment Management
10 43 (9.15%) Multithreading
10 43 (9.15%) Scrum
11 42 (8.94%) OOD
12 38 (8.09%) Automated Testing
13 35 (7.45%) BDD
14 27 (5.74%) Document Management
15 24 (5.11%) Web Development
16 22 (4.68%) User Acceptance Testing
17 21 (4.47%) OOP
18 18 (3.83%) UML
Programming Languages
1 470 (100.00%) Java
2 133 (28.30%) JavaScript
3 110 (23.40%) SQL
4 84 (17.87%) C++
5 39 (8.30%) Python
6 27 (5.74%) PL/SQL
7 21 (4.47%) Ruby
8 20 (4.26%) Perl
9 19 (4.04%) PHP
10 14 (2.98%) Shell Script
11 13 (2.77%) Scala
12 11 (2.34%) C#
13 4 (0.85%) Groovy
14 2 (0.43%) Clojure
14 2 (0.43%) Jython
14 2 (0.43%) XPath
15 1 (0.21%) Korn
15 1 (0.21%) VB6
15 1 (0.21%) XQuery
15 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 129 (27.45%) Degree
2 16 (3.40%) PhD
3 11 (2.34%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.64%) GIAC
6 2 (0.43%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.21%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.98%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (1.49%) Puppet
1 7 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.64%) MOM
Vendors
1 107 (22.77%) Oracle
2 87 (18.51%) JBoss
3 15 (3.19%) Sybase
4 7 (1.49%) TIBCO
5 6 (1.28%) Talend
5 6 (1.28%) IBM
5 6 (1.28%) StreamBase
6 4 (0.85%) Jaspersoft
6 4 (0.85%) VMware
6 4 (0.85%) Perforce
7 3 (0.64%) Dell
8 2 (0.43%) Informatica
8 2 (0.43%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.43%) Adobe
8 2 (0.43%) Ab Initio
8 2 (0.43%) Wall Street Systems
9 1 (0.21%) Twitter
9 1 (0.21%) OpenLink
9 1 (0.21%) Sun
9 1 (0.21%) Microsoft
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + & Bonus, benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent employee benefits
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Salary: Competitive Salary and Generous Benefits
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Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum + Very Competitive Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + good benefits
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